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  • Temrinal 4 to Terminal 1 - HELP!
    Jan 11, 2015
    Hi I need detailed information on how to go about getting from Terminal 4 to Terminal 1. This is for someone who only speaks Spanish, so I need to be able to give them clear instructions They have 4ish hours between flights SFO > JFK via DELTA then JFK > MADRID with a layover in OSLO on Norwegian Airlines. 1) Will they have to re-clear security? 2) Does transport between terminals cost anything? Is there anything esle I should know that I can relay to my Spanish friend?


    First, they will need to claim their baggage in Terminal 4. Norwegian doesn't interline baggage with any other airline. Then they need to take the AirTrain from T4 to T1, it doesn't cost anything. Then they will need to re-check their bags with Norwegian, get their Norwegian boarding passes and go through security.


    Jan 10, 2015
    Flying with Delta from Toronto to Mexico with a 1 hr. 10 min. layover. No checked baggage. Will I have enough time? Do I have to go through security at JFK? If I buy liquor at duty-free in Toronto, can I bring it through security at JFK?


    You do not have to go through security in JFK. Delta runs a shuttle bus from Terminal 2 where you will arrive to Terminal 4 where you will depart. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.


  • Terminal 7 boarding time
    Jan 9, 2015
    Hello, I am visiting an Islanders game in Nassau Coliseum Centre on Thursday 21Jan. It should end at 9pm. I'll take a cab to JFK T7 what should take an half an hour. I will be flying to Heathrow at 11pm so ir leaves me with little more than one hour for passing security and walking to my gate. I only have hand luggage. It that enough time for boarding or should I count with a busy rush hour? Thank you.


    Plan on leaving the Islanders game before it's over, more like 8:30 You won't get to JFK in a half hour.


    Thank you for a quick reply. Let's say the taxi ride will take an hour, so I would arrive to T7 at 10pm. I don't mind challenging situations at the airports and I usually come late and have to run. Is it likely that I make it to the gate until 11pm? How much time should I calculate for waiting in a security queue in a Thursday night on January?


    There won't be much of a security line at that time.


  • t2 transfer to t4
    Nov 27, 2016
    Hello. I will be returning from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Paris CDG, through JFK. I think we are arriving in jfk at t2 and leaving from t4. I have 80min between flights, is that enough time? What happens if I don't catch my flight to Paris? Thank you very much!


    Flying with delta and airfrance


    Neither of your flights will likely be in T2. You will arrive in T4. If your flight to Paris is operated by Air France it will depart from T1. if it is operated by Delta it will depart from T4. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Both flights from san juan to jfk & from jfk to paris are operated by delta. So on what terminal are we arriving and from which are we departuring? Thanku u very much!


    Then both your flights should be in Terminal 4. You'll just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    That is great news!!! I have one more question please. We are arriving on AF from CDG to JFK...that is terminal 1 right and conecction flight to san juan is by delta...so i have to collect my bags go thru security go to t2 and then chech in right?


    You have the steps a bit mixed up. You will collect your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then take the AirTrain to your departure terminal (likely T4, check flight status to make sure), then go through security and to your departure gate.


    We have booked Delta flights from Zurich to LAX through JFK on one ticket. We arrive at 1:26pm at T4 and are due fly out at 3:30pm from T-2. We have Global Entry/ Pre-Check. Will we have enough time to go through customs and immigration?


  • Delta domestic to international connection
    Jan 9, 2015
    Hi. I'm sending my daughter from LAX to JFK on her way to Moscow. Her flight is scheduled to arrive JFK at 3:05 and depart at 4:22. Will she have to change terminals from domestic to international? Will this give her enough time? Thanks.


    What airlines is she flying? Were both her tickets purchased together? I can't answer that question without that information.


  • Connection domestic - international JFK
    Jan 8, 2015
    Hi, when having both domestic flight and connecting in JFK terminal 8, do you need to go through security and passport control again?


    You do not go through US passport control when leaving the US. You also won't have to go through security again. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Flying from ATL - JFK - CDG 1 hour and 50 Min connection all on Delta
    Jan 8, 2015
    Is one hour and fifty minutes enough time to connect to CDG in JFK all on Delta


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you arrive in Terminal 2, delta runs a shuttle bus inside security to Terminal 4 where your flight to CDG will depart.


  • t4 to t8, how long to get to t8 arrivals?
    Jan 8, 2015
    im arriving myself at t4 and need to meet some friends at t8 arrivals, how long should it take me to get there? thanks


    The ride on the airtrain is about 10 minutes, so you could be at t8 arrivals maybe 20 minutes after you arrive at the gate if you don't have checked bags and are arriving on a domestic flight. Checked bags or an international flight would obviously be longer.


    I do have checked bags and I need to go through inmigration...but so do the friends I'm meeting at t8 plus they get there 30 min after me. So I guess meeting them won't be an issue. Thanks


  • Barbados Via JFK to Johannesburg
    Jan 8, 2015
    I'm flying from BGI Barbados on Jet Blue landing at 759am at Terminal 5 JFK. I need to catch a flight at 1115am at Terminal 4 to Johannesburg. Will I have enough time to catch the Johannesburg flight? Many Thanks


    That should be enough time. If you purchased separate tickets and your flight is on-time, you will be out of customs by like 9 AM, so that still leaves you over 2 hours before your flight to get to T4 check in, go through security, and to your gate.


  • AF arrive at T1 to Delta depart at T4
    Jan 7, 2015
    On a AF 10 arrival in T1 from CDG and heading to LAX on Delta 427. What will the transfer require


    You will arrive in T1, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then take the AirTrain to T4, then go through security and to your departure gate. Leave at least 2 hours for your connection.


  • Connection to AMS
    Jan 7, 2015
    Hi I have 70mins to connect from T2 to T4 to make a KLM flight to Amsterdam. Is this enough time? Flight to from DEN to JFK was moved 20 mins earlier....


    That should be enough time. Delta runs a shuttle bus between T2 and T4 inside security, but there's a good chance your flight to JFK will actually arrive in T4.


  • Enough time at JFK between flights?
    Jan 7, 2015
    I'm coming from San Diego to Dublin in April and there is a one hour time between my domestic and international flights, is that enough time at JFK? My bags will be already checked thru to Dublin.


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Can we make it from Boston arrival to Brussels departure in 40 min?
    Jan 6, 2015
    We'll depart Boston at 5:30, arriving at JFK T4 1 hr. 20 min later. Flight to Brussels departs from T4 at 7:30. It says we have 40 minutes to disembark and get to the Brussels gate. Will we have time? No idea which gates and it's a long terminal


    It is enough time, barely, if your first flight is on-time, but leaves nothing to spare for delays and unfortunately delays at JFK are common.


  • T7 to T1 in 1h 18m
    Jan 6, 2015
    We arrive to JFK from Toronto at T1 and leave from T7 for Munich. The layover is 1h 18m. Will that be enough time to make it? Do we need to go though security again? (I don't think we need to claim/check our bags again).


    You have your terminals reversed. If you are flying Air Canada to JFK you will arrive in T7 and if you are flying Lufthansa to Munich you will depart from T1. You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Toronto. You will take the AirTrain from T7 to T1 and then go through security. You barely have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Thank you for the reply. Yes, I got my terminals mixed up, sorry about that. Well...hopefully we will somehow make it...if not, I guess we'll visit New York.


    If you miss your connection Lufthansa can probably reroute you to Munich through Frankfurt. They have a JFK-FRA flight that leaves at 10:10 PM.


  • minimum connecting time and procedure
    Jan 6, 2015
    I am arriving with El Al from TLV on JAN15 at 06.00 a.m. and would like to connect to FLL. what is the minimum connecting time? what do I need to do if I do not have a boarding card yet for the onward domestic flight. I am travelling on standby since I am an airline employee. How do I get from one terminal to the other? ossible connections with VX and B6 or DL. thanks in advance


    The AirTrain connects all terminals outside security. DL uses T2 and T4. VX uses T4, B6 uses T5. Since VX only has one JFK-FLL flight a day and it is at 8 AM I don't think you will have time to make it. You have a better chance of making it on a B6 flight since they have bigger aircraft and more frequent flights. However, it is very hard to get on flights to South Florida during the winter, especially travelling as an OA standby, so you might be in NY for awhile


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