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  • Time land from Cape Town and catch train at pen station
    Oct 21, 2016
    How long does it take when you land at jfk from Cape Town and need to catch a train at penn station


    I'd want 3.5-4 hours.


  • Time to go through customs and migration
    Oct 21, 2016
    Hi, I am arriving from Argentina on november 10th in the morning. How long (aprox) will it take to go through customs and immigration? I have to make a connection in LGA afterwards. Thanks!


    I would estimate about 60 minutes. I would want at least 4 hours between my scheduled arrival at JFK and scheduled departure from LGA.


  • where to check in
    Oct 17, 2016
    hi,not a USA citicen, I will arrive international flight on dic 18 at 6pm in terminal 4 and depart from terminal 5 in different airline at 10pm, where do i go after inmigration and costums to do the check in for jetblue? thanks


    When you arrive you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags and go through US Customs. Then if your bags are not checked through to jetblue you will take them with you on the AirTrain to Terminal 5, check them with JetBlue and go through security. You should have enough time.


  • International to domestic connection at JFK
    Oct 12, 2016
    We are flying from FCO>JFK>DFW all with delta. We have to claim luggage, go through customs and recheck it at jfk, correct? Then go through TSA security again if im right. Is 3 hours enough to make this connection at jfk?


    Yes, you have to do all that. Yes, that is enough time.


  • Terminal number
    Sep 29, 2016
    Leaving tomorrow with Interjet Flight 961. What terminal ?


    That flight operates from Terminal 7 as opposed to the rest of the Interjet flights that use Terminal 1.


  • 3 hour connection between 2 flights
    Sep 28, 2016
    Good day, I'm flying from Mexico City to Moscow via JFK and have 3 hours in between, however my flights were booked separately, which means I have to go through immigration, collect luguage and check in again. Is it enough time and would it be possible to use speed line for immigration? How can I do this in the shortest possible time? Thank you.


    That's barely possible if everything goes perfectly. There is no "speed line" for immigration when entering on a Visa.


  • luggage retrieval & customs
    Sep 21, 2016
    I am flying from PUJ (Dominican Republic) to Philadelphia with and over night layover at JFK. Will I be able to retrieve my checked luggage in order to go through customs at JFK and then recheck the bag to continue to PHL?


    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs but you will not be able to re-check your bags until the next morning.


  • Best meeting point @ T8
    Sep 19, 2016
    I will be flying in this Sunday from SFO on AA arriving around 3.45pm at T8 and my friend is arriving the same time at T8 from Berlin on AB. Where is the best spot to meet up ? P.S. I do have to pick up my checked luggage and don't think I am allowed back, to meet her at the international Arrival Gate. Thank you for your help !


    Meet at the exit of customs on the lower level.


  • Connection time at JFK
    Sep 9, 2016
    I would be arriving at terminal 4 of JFK at 7-20 AM on 20th Sept,2016. Next I would be flying to Mexico by a Delta flight at 9-40 AM. Is the time gap enough?


    If both flights are on the same reservation then that should be enough time.


  • jet blue transit desk
    Sep 8, 2016
    Hello, I have a question about baggage transit/transfer desk. In July 2016, When I arrived at JFK from Incheon(South Korea) for going to Santo Domingo, there was Baggage Transit desk of Asiana and I used it. But I couldn't find Baggage Transit Desk of JetBlue when I arrived at JFK from Santo Domingo for going back to Incheon. So I went to Asiana Check-in desk for doing my check-in(Boarding Pass) and I did check-in my baggage once again. Is there any Baggage transit/transfer desk of JetBlue in JFK Airport? and If you know it, Where is it?


    Only in Terminal 5.


    Thank you. I already know that JetBlue uses Terminal 5. But I couldn't see the baggage transit desk when I arrived at JFK Terminal 5. Anyway, if I go there once again, I will try to find it. Thank you so much!!


  • 1.5 hour lay over to clear customs
    Sep 3, 2016
    how long a layover do i need on american airlines in jfk coming from st martin going to boston to clea customs


    That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • US Citizen entering JFK from Halifax Customs, Security etc
    Sep 2, 2016
    Flying Delta from Halifax. A US citizen. What all will I have to do between flights? I have 45 minutes between flights. Am worried about being able to make it.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax. If both flights are on Delta all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Flight Lands In Laguardia but takes off again in JFK, what do i do?
    Sep 1, 2016
    Hi my im trying to book a flight from Nigeria to canada for school, it says i would have an airport change from Laguardia to JFK, would i need a visa to go from airport to airport ? and has anyone had a similar experience?


    If you are a Nigerian citizen you need a US Transit Visa even if you are making a connection in the US at a single airport.


  • meet a relative at JFK
    Sep 1, 2016
    I will be arriving at JFk from ATL via Delta and 2:35 pm and departing fro BCN at 8:11 pm. I would like to meet a relative who lives in NCY for lunch. Is that possible?


    Yes, that would be possible if they come to you. It would be pretty difficult to go into manhattan and back to the airport in that time frame.


    Thank you. I assume we would have to go outside of the airport to meet them and then go through security again. Is that correct?


    Yes, you will


  • Need a transit visa if I go to Canada (as permanent resident) via JFK?
    Aug 23, 2016
    Hi There, Please help me to get a better understanding on Transit Visa. I am an Indian and having Canada Immigration Visa. I am going to Canada first time. I took a Ticket in British Airways via UK and USA to reach there. The British Airways Ticket has a connecting flight at JFK with a layover or around 4 Hours. My question is do I really need a transit Visa for a Four Hours Layover on the same airport? Please help me with detailed description. Your immediate response would be highly appreciated. email me at engineer.mukesh@gmail.com With Regards, Mukesh Kumar


    Yes, you really need a transit Visa. Unfortunately your Canadian Immigration Visa doesn't get you anything in the USA.


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