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  • Layover Durations
    Sep 23, 2015
    What is a safe minimum time to allow between a domestic flight into LAX and an international flight to Asia? Assuming checked bags and separate tickets.


    2.5 hours.


  • Connecting flight from LAX
    Jul 28, 2015
    I am flying from Mexico to LA and from LA to Dubai. Is 4 hours time sufficient for taking connecting flight to Dubai, taking into consideration different arrival and departure terminals.


    Yes, 4 hours should be just enough time if your flight from Mexico arrives on-time.


  • Time nneded to clear customs for an domestic connection
    Jun 1, 2015
    We are arriving to LAX from London Heathrow (Terminal 5) - how long should we plan for customs to catch a Seattle flight out of Terminal 6?


    Purchasing tickets together - 90 minutes, purchasing two separate tickets - 2 hours.


  • Transfer at LAX
    Jun 1, 2015
    I am flying from Vancouver BC into Terminal 4 at LAX and then have to catch a flight at Terminal B 90 minutes later to Madrid. Will I need to go through customs and immigration - will \I have enough time


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. You should have enough time.


  • Customs
    Jun 5, 2014
    I am flying in from Mexico, do I need to go through customs again before boarding an ongoing flight?


    1 Hour is not enough time for your connection. You need to get an earlier flight from Venice. It can take a half hour to get from T1 where you arrive to T5 where you need to check in for your United flight. By the time you get there, you will have missed the bag and check-in cutoff time.


  • How long will it take for me to go to southwest airline terminal?
    Mar 31, 2014
    Hi. I'm going to be flying in from SFO to LAX on Virgin American around 5:45. And then i have another flight from LAX to PHX on Southwest Airline at 8:15. I'm worried that I might not make it to the terminal because these two flights are not connected. How long will baggage claim take if I'm flying domestic? and do you think I'll make it to southwest and catch my flight on time?


    You should have enough time. Your bags will probably be out within 20 minutes of arrival. It's about a 10-15 minute walk along the curbfront from T3 to T1 (walk to the left, against the flow of traffic).


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