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  • Enough time to change flights?
    Feb 28, 2017
    5
    Hello! I am flying from London and landing in LAX at 16:10, my next flight leaves at 18:00 with a different airline. I need to pick up my luggage and check it in. Will it be enough time? Thank you!

     

    I am not american and I need to go through costumes and everything

     

    What airlines?

     

    Landing with Norwegian, leaving with Delta

     

    I also can fly with AA and have 2 hours 15 minutes. But it is a bit more expensive

     

    Both connections will be very difficult. I think the Norwegian one would be particularly difficult, but I personally would not try anything under 3 hours.

     

  • Enough time between terminals 2 and 5
    Feb 28, 2017
    1
    I am flying into LAX from Cape Town via DOHA on Qatar Airlines (seemingly arriving at terminal 2). I have a connecting flight to Honolulu 1 hour 25 minutes later scheduled on Delta (seemingly from terminal 5). Is that enough time, or should I rather take the next flight to Honolulu on American that would give me an extra 2 hours?... but then 3h25 at LAX in transit!

     

    That's not realistically enough time. You need the 3 hr 25 minutes.

     

  • Connecting flight
    Feb 27, 2017
    1
    I fly from Toronto into LAX via WestJet and depart to Maui on Delta- less than a 2 hour layover. Do I need o check in again or get baggage? How long will it take to get from terminal 2 to 5? I think those are the correct terminals.

     

    If it's all on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags in Toronto as you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. It's about a 10-15 minute walk from T2 to T5 and then you have to go through security again in T5. You should have enough time though.

     

  • Enough time from Terminal 2 to 3 with luggage?
    Feb 27, 2017
    1
    I arrive with Hawaiian Airlines 34 at 21:45 and need to collect my luggage. Will I make it on time to catch Spirit Airlines 184 to Cleveland at 23:37? What if HA is late?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Hawaiian flights are rarely late, but if they are, you will be stuck in LAX. Spirit, does not accomodate people who miss their flights because of connections they booked themselves.

     

  • Portland to Ixtapa through LAX
    Feb 27, 2017
    3
    I only have 40 minutes to make my connection in LAX. I'm flying from PDX to ZIH on Alaska. If my flight is on time, do I have enough time to walk to the next gate?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All Alaska gates are close together.

     

    Just verifying, this will be going from a domestic to international flight. Thank you, I appreciate your response!

     

    Yes, that doesn't matter.

     

  • Connecting flight from Calgary to phoenix
    Feb 25, 2017
    1
    We arrive at lax 11:09 am and have a connecting flight to Phoenix at 12:48 pm. It sounds like we have to clear customs when we arrive at lax and then pass through security to catch the connecting flight? I'm worried that 90 minutes isn't going to be enough time.

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. What airlines are you flying? Are both flights on the same reservation?

     

  • YYC-LAX-SFO-TPE
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    my trip is YYC-LAX-SFO-TPE, do i get screening checking in LAX, need to take my checked baggage and re-check in? how long does it takes? i am not US residents. my connect time is 2.5 hours. I book the entire trip through United Airline. Thanks

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Calgary. since the Calgary-LAX flight is operated by Air Canada. You will arrive in Terminal 2 and depart from Terminal 7/8. You will have to walk to T7 and go through security. You don't have to do anything with your bags. In SFO all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • AA Flight to Southwest Flight
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    Hello, Arrive at 7.20am on American Airlines AA72 from Sydney. I have a connecting flight with SOUTHWEST Airlines at 10.10 ( 2.5 hours ). I am hoping I can check my bags directly thriough at Sydney ? Will I have enough time to clear customs and get to the connecting flight or will I be better to catch the later one departing at 1.55pm ? About to book flight now....... Thank You

     

    You cannot check your bags through to Southwest in Sydney. Southwest does not interline bags with any other airlines. You will have to take your bags to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest. You have enough time if everything goes smoothlly.

     

  • TBIT to Domestic with AA
    Feb 24, 2017
    2
    Hi, I'm arriving with AA from SYD-LAX, arriving 6.15am. I've got a connecting AA flight to Seattle leaving 7.50am. I assume I'm going to make it if flights are on-time? I know I have to clear customs when I arrive - would I then check my suitcase in at a transit desk or do I have to take it to the next terminal?

     

    Oh - I'm an Aussie with ESTA

     

    You can re-check your bag at the transit desk. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • international 1:25arrival domestic 3:45 departure
    Feb 23, 2017
    1
    Flying in from Tokyo to LAX at 13:25 and departing fromT5 to PDX by Delta. I am not a US national but have Esta.Enough time?

     

    Yes, that is enough time.

     

  • New Orleans to LAX to Brisbane with hour and 30 min layover
    Feb 23, 2017
    2
    Hi there! I have a Virgin Australia flight (run by delta) from New Orleans at 7:15 PM getting to LAX at 9: 35 PM and then a virgin Australia flight to Brisbane at 11:05. Do i need to get my bag and go through security? WIll I have enough time?

     

    You don't need to get your bag. You can now take the tunnel from T5 where you arrive to T4 and then walk through the new connector building to the International Terminal where you depart without going trough security. You have enough time if the flight from New Orleans is on-time.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • International to domestic - 3 hours
    Feb 20, 2017
    2
    HI, I'm flying in from London with British arriving at 12:50 pm and leaving with Alaska to SEA at 4:10 pm - not on the same ticket, will that be enough time? I understand Alaska uses terminal 6 and I'll have to check my bag to SEA - thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

    Thanks!

     

  • Delta connection coming from JFK to LAX and then to El Salvador
    Feb 20, 2017
    1
    I am traveling from JFK to LAX with DELTA and have around 45 minutes to take my next flight to El Salvador (also with DELTA). Is 45 minutes enough time to make the connection? I get to LAX at 11pm, thanks!

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the flight from JFK is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Flight connection, domestic to international, separate tickets
    Feb 18, 2017
    1
    I have a domestic flight via Delta arriving in LAX at 11:00pm booked separate from my international flight out of China Airlines at 1:05am. I will not have any checked luggage. Will that be enough time to walk to TBIT, check in at the counter, and go through security?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the Delta flight is on-time.

     

  • American Airlines domestic connection
    Feb 17, 2017
    1
    I have 55 minutes to make an American Airlines connection at LAX and will need to change terminals. OMA to LAX then LAX to HNL. I have never flown through LAX. Is 55 minutes enough time to make the connection?

     

    Yes, that's enough time if the flight from Omaha is on-time.

     

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