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I am flying from Mazatlan to LAX on Alaskan Airlines arriving at LAX at 17:34 and departing to Calgary on United Airlines at 19:50 will I have enough time? Will I need to go through customs? I know I need to get our luggage and book in with United Airlines then pass through security. I'm hoping this will be enough time.
Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 6, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with Air Canada in Terminal 2 (United does not fly from LAX to Calgary, if you are flying nonstop to Calgary, you are on an Air Canada flight that leaves from Terminal 2) and go through security. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Thanks for your reply. We've decided to take carry on only and hopefully we will have enough time.
I'm flying from SYD Australia and have a 3hr30min layover in LAX. Is this enough time to go through customs/immigrations and switch from international terminal to domestic terminal?? I'm very nervous. Never travelled international before.
What airlines are you flying? That should be enough time.
We arrive AA commuter terminal ABA-LAX, then depart LAX-AKL (assume T-4)... we have a 1+34 minutes between flights, is that too close for xfer? Next option is a 10 hour layover... thx
MEVJ, ABA is Abakan, Russia. Where are you coming from? That is enough time. The shuttle will take you right to T4.
I have booked a 1:55pm flight from LAX-AMS. I will be flying in from Oakland that morning on a different reservation. How much time do i need for my layover in LAX to ensure i make my international flight? no checked bags or kids.
I assume you are flying KLM to Amsterdam. What airline are you flying to LAX?
Hi Zap! Yes, KLM to AMS, likely Southwest to Lax.
I would want at least 2.5 hours.
Hi, I am due to arrive into LAX on a LATAM airlines flight at 6:55pm and on a seperate flight ticket would like to book the 10:30pm Qantas flight to Sydney. Will this be enough time to claim my baggage and go through customs, immigration etc. and re check in and clear security?
That is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Arriving to LAX from SFO with United and have 40 min to departing flight to Vienna. Is that enough time?
Realistically, no, that is not enough time. You will have to go all the way from T7 or T8 where you arrive to the International Terminal. Even though they are now connected inside security, you have to go through Terminal 6, 5, and 4 to get there.
thanks for your reply. How long does it take to walk from T7 to international, do you know?
probably about 20 minutes.
My daughter is flying alone from Australia (Qantas) to Boston via LAX, on a through ticket. Wondering if she will have enough time to clear customs on entry to US and get to her domestic (American Airlines) flight with a connection time of two hours? On her return from JFK to Melbourne, she will be on Qantas ticketed flights both legs transiting through terminal B with one hour connection- this should be ok?
On her way to Boston in LAX she will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, walk to Terminal 4 and go through security and to her departure gate. On the return to Melbourne, all she has to do in LAX is walk through the new connector building from Terminal 4 to the International Terminal and to her departure gate.
Arriving LAX through Delta at 11:25am and Departing at 12:00N to Cancun also on Delta, total time of 35min layover. I have checked bags.
Will I have enough time to make my international connection?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
On 2 separate tickets, our AA flight gets into Terminal 4 at 9:40 and we leave out of Terminal B on Fiji Air at 11:30. We are not checking bags but I'm not sure if we have to leave the terminal to get our Fiji ticket or can we use the walkway and avoid going through security again? Also, is this enough time?
You will have to leave security to check in for the Fiji Airways flight. You have enough time if the American flight is on-time.
I need to book a flight from PHX to LAX, need to know what time I need to be at LAX. Flight leaving 1:00am on Air China. If I book with American to get to LAX I will be at terminal 4, How much time do I need to get to the next gate and go thru security?
Do you have checked bags or not? I'm guessing your planning on buying two separate reservations?
I am landing into terminal 3 and will need to get to the Tom Bradley international terminal about how long will that take and do I have to go through security. Thank you!
What airlines are you flying? Do you have checked bags? Yes, you will have to go through security again in the International Terminal.