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I am flying from FLL with delta to JFK and on ward with virgin to UK . Will I have the connecting flights within terminal 4 or travel from a different terminal to 4 to make the virgin flight.
My Mother needs wheelchair assistance. She is arriving American Airline Terminal 8 and needs to connect to a Delta Flight in Terminal 4 (within 2 hours). Does the airport help seniors in wheelchair to transfer? Does she need to take the AirTrans and recheck through TSA Security??
Hi, I am arriving from LAX to JFK in terminal 4 at 2:41pm, and my next flight is at 4:15pm in terminal 1 (Alitalia) to FCO (italy) -- first, I know i can use the All terminals airtrain track at jfk, but does this mean i have to go through TSA again or am i "still inside the airport"? -- also, is this generally enough time to get from term4 to term1 ? thank you!!
Yes, you have to go through security again in Terminal 1.
thanks! also, do you think 1.25 hr will be enough time to get from flight to flight? is TSA usually more busy around 3pm on a tuesday?
How long does it take to get through security coming from the UK and leaving for the UK, its my first time arriving and leaving from this airport?

What do you mean? You're connecting from the UK at JFK to a different connection in the UK or are you talking about two separate trips. When you arrive, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs. That takes 30-60 minutes. When you depart, you will go through security, which takes 5-30 minutes.
Sorry, what i mean is, i am staying in New York coming from the Manchester UK to JFK then leaving 5 days later to go back to Manchester UK from JFK.
How far from the drop off is the wheelchair access? a 90 year old women will be dropped off at the curb by a driving company. How does she get to the wheelchair ordered from the airline- Virgin Atlantic
When the driver pulls up they will signal for the wheelchair.
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?
Customs doesn't close.
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.