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My flight got delayed in Milan and I am wondering what is the latest we will be able to get into jfk before customs closes?
My daughter will be clearing customs with a group after arriving from Italy around 4:40 pm on a Sunday. How long does it generally take to clear customs and where should I wait for her so I am near the customs line - she is flying Delta.
I will be arriving from Dubai at 8:45pm on Saturday night into terminal 3. My domestic connecting flight is at 10:50 pm out of terminal 4. Anyone have any thoughts if this is enough time to get through customs and switch terminals?
There is no Terminal 3 at JFK. Emirates flights arrive in Terminal 4. What airline are you flying out on? Is it one reservation or two separate ones?
Interesting. My itinerary shows Terminal 3. My flight out is on JetBlue and it is all the same reservation. My concern is customs and getting through security again. If I remember from previous trips, I don't collect my luggage until I get home but if that has changed it would be great to know. Thanks!
I leave LAX on Virgin America to JFK, then I fly to Milan on Emirates. Do I go through customs at LAX or when I arrive at JFK? Please clarify!
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You will go through Schengen Entry Passport Control and Italian customs in Milan.
I'm flying into JFK from Johannesburg Thursday 7/27 at 6:40 AM. Have connecting flight on Delta at 8:30 AM. Fear this is too short, can I make this connections?
It's possible but it leaves absolutely no time to spare.
My sisters flight left late from Prague. She arrives at JFK today 6:02pm and connecting flight is at 6:40pm. Both de alta flights. Will that be enough time? The have bags
No, they will be stuck in New York overnight if there's not another flight to their destination later that night with seats available.
I am arriving at JFK at 11 in the morning and have a later flight (9:30 pm) on a different airline. Will I be able to check my bags in for my later flight and leave to spend the day in the city?
It depends on the airline. What airline? There is baggage storage in Terminal 4 if you can't.
American Airlines
Hi, I am arriving at JFK terminal 4 at 22:00 pm from San Salvador and departing at 01:00 am from terminal 1 to Moscow. Is it enough time to go through customs? Flight is in one ticket and no checked luggage. Thanks in advance!
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will be flying from Nice, France to JFK via Delta on 10/2/17. My arrival time to JFK will be at 3:30pm, and I will need to make a connecting flight to Detroit at 5:10pm. Will this be enough time to get through customs and make my connection?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Hello... is it possible to arrive at JFK via American Airlines from London Heathrow on a Sunday at 4pm then get through customs and onto a 6pm domestic flight to Dallas via American Airlines? Kindly advise. Many thanks.
Yes, that is enough time if both flights are on the same reservation.
Thank you for your reply! Currently they are not on the same reservation, but if I called American Airlines, is that something they can combine? Kindly advise. Thank you again!
Yes, it would be something they should be able to combine.