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  • Processing times in LAX
    Oct 26, 2016
    We are flying from Melbourne Australia to Quito via LAX and IAH. Is a 2hr 20m layover in LAX sufficient to clear immigration, collect bags, clear customs, re-check bags and travel from Term B to Term 7? Can bags be rechecked all way to Quito? Is there a shuttle between terminals?


    If all flights are on United your bags will be tagged to Quito but you will still have to claim them at LAX to go through security. There is a shuttle to Terminal 7 but I suggest walking (the shuttle gets stuck in traffic). You won't have to do anything with your bags in Houston. You have enough time for your connection at LAX.


  • Terminal 2 to Terminal 7
    Sep 25, 2016
    My Hawaiian flight due in at 5am and is typically early by at least a few minutes. Can I even think about getting on a United Flight that leaves at 5:45 if I'm in 1st class with TSA Pre-check. Hawaiian and United have a baggage agreement.


  • Am I Delusional?
    Sep 15, 2016
    So, I have a 10:40 PM departure time flight with American on Sunday. I am at an event that doesn't end until 8:30, making it look like the earliest I could get to LAX is 9 pm. Am I delusional in thinking this has a slight possibility that it may work? I know it is cutting it close - living near another major airport, I don't like to get to the airport later than 2 hours before boarding time. But this was the latest flight that was available :/ Looks like there's a 12:20 am flight worst comes to worst, but I really need to be on my ticketed flight.


    If you can get there by 9:15 I think you'd be OK. Even 9:30 might be doable.


    Good to know, thank you so much!!!


  • Will this be okay?
    Sep 15, 2016
    I'm looking at purchasing tickets from Melbourne to LAX through AA/Qantas landing at 6:35am with a connecting flight to San Antonio also through AA leaving at 9:35am. Will this be enough time and what is the process upon landing and departing? Also all tickets will be purchased at the same time.


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • connection time
    Aug 16, 2016
    Hello - arriving on KLM at 2:45 pm on a foreign passport - I have an option to get her a flight that leaves at 4;25 from Terminal 1 and I was wondering if she could make that conncection


    No, that's not reasonably possible.


  • Buying a Sim card at LAX
    Aug 16, 2016
    I am arriving from Australia with Delta DL40 to Terminal 5 on Monday morning and have a 3 hour layover - time to buy a US sim card for my Samsung Android cell phone. What is the best place/kiosk or newsagent ? - within LAX terminal to buy one and some credit for 1 month stay in the US ?


    Note that you will arrive in the International Terminal, not Terminal 5. Buying SIMS in in airports really isn't a thing in the U.S. unfortunately. You'll have to go to a prepaid wireless store or a wal-mart after you arrive in your destination.


    Thanks for the info.. Just queried with Delta reservations and they say I arrive from Sydney DL40 in TERMINAL 5 and after a layover depart Terminal 5 DL 511 on Monday 8th August ?? Now I am confused .. If I do land and go through Customs somewhere else at LAX .. How difficult time wise is it to get to Terminal 5.


    Yes, you are correct, all other carrier's flights from Australia arrive in the TBIT because all other immigration facilities are not open that early in the morning, but the Delta flight does arrive in Terminal 5.


  • Time needed to exit?
    Jul 26, 2016
    How much time does it usually take for luggage to exit the planes at LAX? We are flying in from FLL and trying to schedule a car service to pick us up, but I"m not sure how much time to allow, and how far of a walk it will be. We are scheduled to arrive at 12:56pm, is 1:45 a good time?


    Edited to add that we fly in on JetBlue


    Yeah, I think 1:45 would be a good estimate.


  • leaving the airport
    Jul 17, 2016
    I'm checking bags about how long will it take me to go through baggage claim and leave the airport on a friday morning?


    It really depends on the airline and terminal.


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    Jul 7, 2016
    So, I have a trip from Sydney, AUS to LAX to ATLANTA to San Jose, Costa Rica. The thing is that my connection LAX to Atlanta is just 2h10min to get out from the plane, imigration, get the bags (I will have a oversized bag -longboard), go to costums, drop off bags and go to my terminal. Any tips to help me with this mission?


    It is enough time if everything goes smoothly. Note that you will arrive in the International Terminal and depart from Terminal 5.


  • Arrival time
    Jul 7, 2016
    Is 4:30 am ok arrival time for a 6:00 flight?Trixie


    It should be.


  • Ground hold
    Jun 30, 2016
    Any idea why lazy X is on a ground hold right now


  • Baggage claim
    Jun 24, 2016
    I will be arriving at LAX to attend a conference, I will be in early before the shuttles start. Is there anything like a restaurant available at the terminal 7 baggage claim? Or are they all within the secured area?


    The Terminal 7 baggage claim is a crowded space that barely has enough room for the baggage carousels. There isn't even really anywhere to wait there.


  • TSA time in terminal 1 between 5 and 6
    Jun 23, 2016
    I am flying out on Southwest tomorrow at 6. IFly's estimated time shows only that the wait is longer than 21 minutes. Any idea what a realistic time frame is?


    Try to arrive by at least 4:30, preferably closer to 4.


  • 1st Class Lounge
    Jun 21, 2016
    What are the Hours of the 1st Class Lounge At LAX? Where is it located?


    What airline? What Terminal? You have to be more specific


    American, I think Terminal 6.


    No American flights that give you access to a first class lounge depart from Terminal 6. Where are you flying?




    Also it's overnight flight to CLT.


    That is all domestic. Unless you are an Admirals Club member you don't get lounge access from that ticket, even if you buy First Class.


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