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  • International connection
    May 10, 2015
    1
    Hi I will arrive from St Lucia at 8:19pm flying on JetBlue on terminal 5 on a Saturday and I will have to get a flight to London departing at 9:50pm from terminal 7. Although I bought separated tickets, I should be able to check my luggage at st Lucia all the way to London thanks to an inter line agreement. Is the time enough to make it? Do I still need to get my luggage back to go through customs?

     

    You will still have to claim your luggage in JFK to go through US Customs, then re-check it at the transfer desk. You should have barely enough time.

     

  • Connection time
    May 11, 2015
    2
    arriving at terminal 4 (from Denver, Delta) at 16;30 and hv connecting flight at terminal 1 (Paris, Air France) at 18.25. Do I have sufficient time between 2 connections?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time. Assuming you purchased your tickets together all you have to do is take the AirTrain from T4 to T1 and go through security.

     

    Thank you very much for your answer.. this is a valid connection for air france. In case if I miss the connecting flight to france, then the airline will make arrangement for my journey.. it it right? (i am 1st time traveller)...

     

  • Connection terminal 5 to terminal 8
    May 7, 2015
    1
    First time at JFK. Is a 1 hour layover enough time to make a connection from T5 arrival on Hawaiian to T8 departure on American Eagle? This would be at Monday 6:00am arrival at T5.

     

    Purchasing separate tickets? With checked bags that would be impossible. Without checked bags it would be very difficult but not impossible.

     

  • First time flier
    May 10, 2015
    5
    first time fliers,,,,arriving via Dubai to JFK through Emirates (T4) and connecting to Charlotte(T5) Jet blue ...Connecting Time between flights is 2hr 45 min...Is this time enough....and Where would be the immigration and customs....

     

    Upon arrival in JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs. If you purchased your tickets on one reservation and your bags are tagged through to CLT, you can then re-check them at the transfer desk, otherwise you will have to bring them with you to T5 on the AirTrain. Then you will re-check your bags if you haven't already and get your Jetblue boarding pass if you don't already have it, then go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time.

     

    Thanks a ton...I appreciate your quick reply...

     

    Where is the baggage transfer desk located? Inside the cudtoms hall or after you exit the customs hall?

     

    After they exit the customs hall......opposite to welcome center....

     

    Dear SSS Thanks for the information

     

  • Changing terminal 5 to 4
    May 6, 2015
    1
    I am a first time flyer, I have a flight from Raleigh to New York arriving at Terminal 5 on 09: 23 PM and flight to Dubai from Terminal 4 at 11:00 PM (tickets booked together). Is this sufficient time for change. What all the services I can use for the transit. First time flyer, anything that I should know beforehand to make it smooth transit.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Your bags should be checked through to your final destination and you should be issued all boarding passes in Raleigh. All you have to do in JFK is take the AirTrain from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 and go through security.

     

  • COnnection time
    May 6, 2015
    1
    Arriving 21.06 PM at Terminal 4 and have to catch Delta to Paris from Terminal 1 at 23.15. Is it sufficient time to catch the flight to Paris.

     

    Delta does not use Terminal 1. Is it an Air France flight? Anyway, you should have enough time assuming your tickets were purchased together.

     

  • Transfer time
    May 5, 2015
    1
    Hi. I will be arriving in JFK Terminal 5 on a JetBlue flight from Barbados. Flight arrives at 8pm. I have a departing flight on Emirates from Terminal 4 at 11pm. Flights are booked on two separate tickets, and I will have checked in online for the Emirates flight. I have one checked bag, and two children. Do you think this is enough time for the transfer? Thanks in advance for your help.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time assuming your flight from Barbados is on-time.

     

  • Transfer time
    May 5, 2015
    3
    I am traveling from Amsterdam to San Diego, connecting flight would be at JFK. I will reach at terminal 4 and next flight is from terminal 1. I will have 1.5 hours. Is this time enough for immigration, re-checking the bags, and transfer time to terminal 4 to 1. Will I have to take the train and go through security check-in again.

     

    No flights from JFK to San Diego leave from Terminal 1. Perhaps you have your terminals reversed? Yes, if you have to change terminals you have to take the train and go through security again. As an International Arrival connection you will have to go through security in JFK even if your flights are in the same terminal.

     

    Sorry, You are right, I need to transfer from terminal 4 to Terminal 2 (Delta). Would 1.5 hours be enough to go through everything

     

    Yes, 1.5 hours is enough time if everything goes smoothly. Also note that most Delta flights leave from Terminal 4, although some do leave from Terminal 2.

     

  • connection time
    May 5, 2015
    1
    If i book an early morning flight from YHZ to JFK and have 50 min. connection time to TPA on Delta. No checked baggage. Is that enough time if flight from YHZ on time? Would be early next Jan.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax. you will likely arrive in Terminal 4. You could depart from Terminal 2 or 4. if you depart from Terminal 2, delta runs a shuttle inside security.

     

  • Change terminal and Security Control
    May 4, 2015
    1
    I have flght tickets from domestic fligh to Europe where I have to change from terminal 8 to 7 at JFK. I know that there is an airtrain. How long does it takes? Do I have to pass again the Security Control by TSA?. Thank

     

    The Airtrain will take no more than 10-15 minutes. Yes, you will have to go through security again in T7.

     

  • connection
    May 2, 2015
    0
    traveling today from atl to jfk to fra. one hour between flts. is that enough time/

     

  • Making impossible possible
    May 2, 2015
    1
    I am a U.S. Citizen, flying into T7 on a Friday on a BA flight from LHR, scheduled to land at 1:55pm. I have booked a separate ticket on Delta, departing at 4pm out of T4 for California. I understand that it is a very tricky time slot, especially with customs, immigration, and baggage claim. What is the clearance time for immigrations, baggage claim, and customs on Fridays at this time? What is the quickest way for me to get to T4. I plan on checking in online for the Delta flight and dropping bags off at a counter as they'll already be paid. I am also first class, will this help speed my TSA time? Cabin doors close at 3:45. Is there a possible way to check my bags through to FAT or any recommended ways to make this transfer as quickly as possible?

     

    You will barely have enough time if your first flight is on-time. The AirTrain connects T7 and T4. Yes, having first class will give you priority through security. Your bags will be checked through to FAT in JFK. Just run and you can make it.

     

  • Shuttle between Terminals
    May 1, 2015
    4
    I am trying to arrange car service for two passengers who are arriving into two different terminals within 35 minutes of each other. The first passenger is arriving on All Nippon Airways and the second is arriving on Korean Airlines. Is there an airport shuttle that can take the first passenger from All Nippon Airways terminal to the Korean Airlines terminal?

     

    What airport?

     

    JFK Airport - Terminal 7 passenger needs to get to Terminal 1. If there is a shuttle, is there a charge?

     

    The AirTrain connects all Terminals outside security and is free for use between Terminals.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Teminal 4 to Terminal 5 transfer time
    May 1, 2015
    2
    Hi, I will arrive on a Virgin Atlantic flight (from London) in Terminal 4 on 15:25 (July - Friday) I'll have to catch a Jet Blue flight to Buffalo in Terminal 5 on 18:59. Do you thing that three and a half hours are sufficient time to collect languages , go through customs and recheck languages for Jet Blue flight ?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You can get from T4 to T5 on the AirTrain.

     

    Thank you !!

     

  • Getting through customs and changing terminals
    May 1, 2015
    1
    Hello, I will be arriving from Paris to Terminal 1 on AirFrance and then will have to go to Terminal 4 for a Delta flight. After we pick up our bags and go through customs, where do we recheck our bags? Do I have to take them to terminal 4 or can we do it at terminal 1 where we will be going through customs? How do we get from terminal 1 to terminal 4?

     

    If you purchased your tickets together and your bags are tagged through to your final destination, you can re-check them at the transfer desk immediately after customs in Terminal 1. You get from T1 to T4 using the AirTrain.

     





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