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  • AA connecting...from YVR
    Jun 29, 2016
    Travelling from Houston to LAX to catch a connecting flight to Vancouver. Have about 3.5 hour layover. No checked baggage. Carry on only. Do I have to go through security again after landing at LAX ?


    And I am flying AA from IAH and again to YVR.


    No, you do not have to go through security at LAX. All AA gates are connected inside security.


  • MUC LAX OGG connection
    Jun 29, 2016
    Hi we arrive at LAX at at 315 pm with Lufthansa and have a connection to Maui at 539 pm with United. All legs are under the same ticket and are in First Class. As Belgian citizens we are not eligible fro the GE program. We have checked bagage. Can we lake this connection? Is there a fast track for immigration if you fly First Class?


    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. There is no fast track for immigration for first class passengers, but you are eligible to use the kiosks like US and Canadian citizens if you have entered the US on ESTA previously.


  • Bradley to T4
    Jun 29, 2016
    Hello. My flight from Narita with ANA arriving at Bradley Terminal at 9:50am and departing at 12:45pm for Reagan National at Terminal 4 with AA. With checked baggage. Tickets not under same reservation. Is 2Hr 55Min enough time for everything? Thanks.


    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes perfectly. Check in for your AA flight online before you leave Japan. You will have to transfer your bags yourself to T4 to re-check them with AA if you have checked bags.


    Thanks ZAP! "just enough time" meaning no extra time for coffee break... sigh


  • LA terminal 6 to terminal 4
    Jun 29, 2016
    Arriving on American at Terminal 4 at 5:30pm need to get to Terminal 6 for another American flight at 6:30pm. Do I have enough time to make this connection? What's the best route between these 2 terminals?


    There is an underground tunnel that connects terminals 4 and 6 inside security through Terminal 5. That is the fastest way. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.


    Thanks Zap!


  • Making the connection
    Jun 28, 2016
    For those who might know; I have a flight arriving KC-LAX in terminal 4; my connection to Sacto is in terminal 6 with a 37 min layover. Same airline/reservation (American). It seems tight but is it doable? Any advice?


    It'll be difficult as your flight to Sacramento will actually depart from the American Eagle remote terminal, which requires taking a shuttle bus from Terminal 6. Also, note that the Kansas City-LAX flight on AA often appears to arrive in Terminal 6, so that will help.


    Jun 28, 2016
    Hi I have a flight from Sacramento arriving at LAX at 8:26pm (terminal 6) and departing for Nadi, Fiji at 11:30 pm from TB. This is for Sept 2nd. Is this enough time to make it?


    Yes, that should be enough time.




  • arriving T6 and departing from T1
    Jun 26, 2016
    Will I have to go through security again?


    Yes, you do.


  • Time connection
    Jun 26, 2016
    I'm arriving at Lax next Tuesday at 16:15 from Madrid at Terminal B. I have a 2h5 min for a connection to San Francisco with AA from terminal 6. No checked luggage. Both tickets under same reservation. Is enough time? Thanks


    Sorry, my mistake, the time for the connection is 2h05min


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • walking route from T-6 to T-1
    Jun 26, 2016
    Is it possible to walk from T-6 to T-1 in less than 40 minutes? and what is the route


    Yes, definitely. Though the timing depends a bit on exactly what you are asking. If you have a 40-minute connection from when your arriving flight gets to the gate at T6 until your departing flight leaves T1, then no. But once you clear baggage claim in T6, you can walk to T1 in about 10 minutes, or catch a shuttle. There are multiple ways to walk this, but the fastest is to walk directly across the airport (rather than around the terminal loop). You'll go toward the theme building (space age structure) and just follow sidewalks across to the terminals on the other side. You'll come out by T2, and T1 is just to your right.


    Just to clarify, the reason I said you can't make a 40-minute connection is the security time. But your question appeared to be just about the walk itself. That is only 10 minutes, max.


    I arrive from a Portland flight at T1 and must reach a flight at T6 in 40 minutes -- will have to go through TSA inspections again?


    forgot to mention I have only carry on baggage (no checked baggage)


    Yes, you will have to go through security again. That is not enough time.


  • Connecting times
    Jun 26, 2016
    Canadians Arriving from Papeete into Lax at 10:55 am. Hoping to make a West Jet flight at 12:40 pm. Basically 1 hr 40 min if everything on time. Is this sufficient connecting time. Thinking we have to change terminals as well


    With checked bags, no I wouldn't recommend trying that. I would recommend at least 2.5 hours.


    Sorry, my mistake. Arrive at 10:15 am from PPT for west jet flight to YYZ departing at 12:40. So 2 hrs 25 min if everything on time.


    We both have Global Entry as well if that helps.


  • Arrive Terminal 6, depart Tom Bradley
    Jun 25, 2016
    Arriving Terminal 6 on Alaska and flying to Hong Kong Cathay, single ticket. Will I need to go through security at Tom Bradley terminal or is there a way to walk directly to my departing cathay gate?


    You can now take a pedestrian tunnel from T6 through T5 to T4 and then take the new pedestrian walkway to the International Terminal inside security.


  • Changing Terminals
    Jun 25, 2016
    I have about an 1hr 50min Layover in LAX. I have to go from terminal 4 - 6 do I take a shuttle bus or walk and go through security again?


    Neither. You can walk through tunnels inside security. You have plenty of time.


  • TBIT to T4 Transfer with No Checked Bag
    Jun 25, 2016
    Hello. Arriving from HKG to LAX TBIT at 20:50. No checked bags, US citizen. The next flight is on the same ticket from T4 at 22:35. Can I make it? Thank you for answer


    Yes, that should be just enough time if your flight from Hong Kong arrives on-time.


  • Arrive at LAX Terminal 6 and depart from International Terminal
    Jun 24, 2016
    I am arriving in LAX on Alaska airline. I need to pick up baggage first and then head out to Tom Bradley terminal. Do I need to go through security checkpoint again in Tom Bradley? Do I have enough time for connection if I have 2.5 hour connection time?


    Yes, you will have to go through security again in the TBIT since the baggage claim and baggage check-in desks are outside security. You should have enough time.


    Cool, thank you!


  • Papeete to LAX - LAX to Dallas
    Jun 23, 2016
    US Citizens Coming In international from Papeete First class. So first ones off the plane. Then LAX to Dallas. I heard there is a new tunnel connecting to terminal 4. We have 90 minutes on the layover. Possible to make it?


    No checked bags. Carryon Only.


    Heard there was a new tunnel also from TBIT to Terminal 4


    The new connector is inside security. When you clear US Immigration and Customs you will be outside security. With carry-ons only you have enough time if you check in online for your AA flight before you leave Papeete and your flight from Papeete is on-time. I suggest going through security in T4 rather than the Interntational Terminal.


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