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Please let me know if you think I will have enough time.
Flying into JFK Terminal 1 from Italy. Scheduled to arrive at 6:35pm
Only reasonable flight out that night to ATL is 8:00pm.
American citizen. Will I have to go through customs at JFK or is that done in Italy? Will I have enough time (assuming flight is on time)?
Thanks.
You will go through US Immigration and Customs in JFK. That is not enough time for your connection. Plan on spending the night in New York.
I am arriving in Terminal 2 on a domestic Delta flight and need to go to terminal 4 for an international flight on Emirates. Will I need to go through security again? How much time should I allow between flights? The tickets are separate.
Do you have checked bags? If so you need at least 3 hours between flights and you will have to transfer your bags yourself and will have to go through security again.
I am flying domestically SFO-JFK with Jet Blue (arriving T5) and then departing internationally JFK-LIM (departing T8). Is a 90 minute layover doable? I don't have any checked baggage and the flights were purchased together.
My second flight is with LATAM if that makes a difference
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to take the AirTrain to T8, get your LATAM boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security.
I'm flying from the UK with American Airlines, flight AA6142 and connecting on to American Airlines AA83 flight to Auckland with a touch down in LA. Do i have to collect my luggage at JFK airport or will it go straight through to Auckland?
Yes, in JFK you will arrive in Terminal 7, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then take the AirTrain to Terminal 8, go through security and to your departure gate. Note that for flight 83, you will also have to change planes in Los Angeles (but that's all you have to do there).
Thank you for your prompt response
I am traveling from New Orleans to JFK then on to Glasgow. I only have 50 minutes in JFK. Will I have to change terminals? Will I have enough time to make the connection?
Forgot to mention, both flights are with Delta
You will arrive in terminal 2 or 4 and depart from Termianal 4. If you arrive in 2, Delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
I am a US citizen arriving JFK on Lufthansa terminal 1 with a 1.5 layover and connecting flight in Jet Blue. 2 large bags to collect. Will I make it?
If both flights are on the same reservation that is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hey, I am planning to fly from SAN to TLV, with a 1:45 hours layover at JFK.
Both flights; SAN->JFK (domestic) and JFK->TLV (international) are with Delta Airlines.

Is 1h 45m Layover in JFK enough?
Yes, that is enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in JFK.
Hi, I fly in to JFK Terminal 4 with Delta operated by KLM and need to catch my connection flight to Amsterdam also departing from Terminal 4 with Delta operated by KLM, will I need to go through border control, pick up my bag and check in again? I have 90 min between flights, will it be enough? The ticket was bought at the same time as a package. Thanks
Sorry I forgot write Im flying in from Mexico City. THX
Your flight from Mexico City will be operated by Delta. Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Ok thanks. I have a Visa Wavier and it usually takes me half an hour to get through the immigration control, I guess I will have to run between planes
I will arriving from Dubai on Emirates at 2:10pm. I need to book a flight to Atlanta on Delta. What is mInimum time I should allow for customs and going between terminals? Thanks!
3 hours minimum
I arrive at 8:15pm in 6/9/17 on delta and leave at 10:05 pm 6/9/17 on norwiegan to Copenhagen, will I have time
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.