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Hi,
we fly from Mexico City to LAX then toward to Honolulu with United Airlines. We will have a connection time at LAX 2h15mins. Is this enough to clear custom and check in again?

Thx
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
My husband and I will be flying in to Lax on Southwest Terminal 1 to Qantas to Australia. Our flight in from Denver is supposed to arrive in LAX at 7:30 pm and our Qantas connection is scheduled to leave at 10:10 pm...I am concerned we may miss our connection after getting our luggage and then going through security again once we get to Tom Brady...do you think this is doable?
Yes, I think this is enough time if the Southwest flight is on-time.
My husband and I will once again be arriving at the international terminal at LAX. We have a flight to home departing from terminal 8. Is there a way to get from the international terminal to terminal eight without having to go back through security?
You will have to go through security anyways after clearing US Immigration and Customs in order to access your departure gate. Personally, I think it would be faster just to walk to T7 and go through security there (T8 doesn't have its own security checkpoint).
What is the quickest way to walk there?
Probably the sidewalk.
My wife and I will arrive in terminal 7/8 on United Airlines. We will leave 2h 36m later on Fiji Airlines in the international terminal B. We will have checked luggage. Is this transfer realistic and, if so, what is the best way to negotiate this transfer?
That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. You will have to claim your bags and move as quickly as you can with them to the Fiji Airways check-in desk in the International Terminal.
do you have to go through security again? I have the same connections
I have a 50 minute layover, arriving Delta and leaving Virgin Australia, doable?
If both flights are on the same reservation that is just enough time.
We are flying in from Calgary YYC and have a 2 hour layover before our connecting flight from LAX to OKC. Do flyers pre-clear customs in Calgary or do they have to go through customs and immigration upon landing in LAX? Thank you
Yes, you pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Calgary.
Hello, I was just wondering how close the United Terminal is to the American Terminal. I'm coming from Denver to LAX, arriving at 3:40 and wanting to catch a 5:15 United flight to Maui. Only carry on luggage. Thank you
American uses Terminals 4 and 5 and United uses Terminals 7 and 8. 4 is connected to 5 and 6 by an underground tunnel and then 6 is connected to 7 and 8 by a walkway near the terminal's base. So you can go from your arrival gate to your departure gate inside security.
So what's your best guess in walking from American to United? Thanks
15-20 minutes.
I will be arriving at LAX on Air New Zealand. Is one and a half hours enough time to get to Delta domestic gate to PDX?
That will be very difficult unless everything goes perfectly and you have no checked bags.
We are flying domestic Alaska into LAX. We have a 45 min layover arriving to terminal 6 going to international. It is a connecting flight. Will our checked bags make the flight? Will we make the flight?
What airline are you flying Internationally? Where are you going?
Alaska to Costa Rica
Then you don't have to go to the international terminal. You just walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 6. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Hi, I will be arriving at Terminal 6 gate 69 with Air Canada having a checked luggage. Can I check in with Delta at Terminal 2 Gate 24 in less than 2 hours, please? Do I have to take a bus or can I just walk?
You can just walk, but 2 hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thanks ZAP!

Do I have to go through TSA or is there a connection inside security between T6 and T2? Does Delta have a luggage re-check close to the T6 baggage-claim area?
You will have to take your bags with you to T2, re-check them with Delta, and go through security. That's why it's difficult.