New York Kennedy (JFK) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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do we have to change terminals and go through security check again to catch the international flight
You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 4 but Delta runs a shuttle between them inside security.
Hi,
I am arriving from DCA to JFK and then have one and a half hours before a flight to Ghana. Everything is booked through Delta. Do I have to go back through security once I land at JFK? Is 90 minutes enough time? Many thanks.
All you have to do in JFK is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate on the way to Ghana. You have enough time.
Hi,
We're flying from Manchester, UK to Orlando via JFK with AA (both legs). We have a 3 hour stopover at JFK. Will this be enough time, given we'll have to clear immigration and customs? Thanks.
Yes, that is enough time.
Hi I'd like to know if I will have enough time to connect from a flight coming from Istanbul with Turkish Airline at 5:30pm with checked baggage and take my domestic flight with AA to Florida at 7:30pm
Thanks a lot for your help.
Is it all one reservation or two separate reservations?
I'm in a similar situation. I have booked 2 separate reservations and will need to recheck my baggage. Is 3 hrs enough time? Arriving at 530 pm and leaving at 830 pm.
Flying in to terminal 4 and out of terminal 8
Sy, 3 hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
My niece is flying into JFK from Florida on jet blue. Then she has over ten hours before her next flight to Isreal. Does she leave security in between ? I'd like to meet her so she doesn't have to wait all day and night alone. Possible?
Yes, she will have to leave security in between anyway to change terminals from Terminal 5 to 4. So yes, you could meet her then.
Thank you!!
I arrive from HKG via LAX into JFK T8 with AA and need to transfer into T4 for Delta flight to Santo Domingo in Dom Rep. Any suggestions for minimum transfer time? I am a UK citizen if that makes a difference at immigration.
There is no US Immigration when leaving the country and you will go through Entry Immigration and Customs in LAX. 3 hours should be sufficient.
We are returning to the U.S. through JFK in July. Flying Delta all the way. We have Global Entry. Our flight from Zurich lands at 1:14 pm and the flight to Tampa leaves at 3 pm. Will we have enough time to clear Immigration and Customs, retrieve our luggage and recheck our luggage, go through security, and I assume by this point, RUN to our gate? JFK is not familiar territory for us. Many thanks!
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. Global Entry really helps in your case.
I am flying in from Edinburgh arriving at JFK at 12.45 with a flight to Cleveland booked for 15.15 - also at terminal 8. Is this enough time? Will I have to go through immigration, pick up bags, check in and then go BACK through security? Thanks.
Yes, you have to do all that. What airline are you flying from Edinburgh?
Hi, flying in from Brussels with delta and connecting to Washington via delta too. Is 1hr 45 minutes enough time to get through customs and to the connection?
Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I land at JFK at 7:00pm from Paris on Delta but operating as Air France so it arrives at Terminal 1 and then want to book a flight leaving at 9:00pm on Sun Country which leaves from Terminal 4. Is there enough time?
Realistically there's close to zero chance you could make that, especially with checked baggage.