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  • Will I have enough time for my connection
    Jun 21, 2016
    I fly in to LAX from American Flight 14 from Maui (OGG) at 5:48am. I have a connection on SWA Flight 1144 to Nashville leaving at 7:30am. Will I have enough time to catch my SWA connection?


    With no checked bags you can make this if the flight from Maui is on-time. With checked bags it will be pretty difficult, bordering on impossible.


  • London (LGW)-LAX-SJC
    Jun 22, 2016
    If I am flying from London on Norwegian Airlines and arrive to LAX at 5:30pm Monday August 1st, will I have enough time to catch a flight to San Jose at 6:50pm? Will I need to recheck my bag and go through security again?


    No, that is not enough time. Yes, you will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then you will have to take your bags to the terminal and check in counter of your second airline, check your bags, and go through security.


    Hi I'm coming to LAX from Moscow at 3pm (Aeroflot). My next flight is at 5 pm to LasVegas (AmericanAirlines). Is that enough time for a switch? Please advise. Thank you.


  • Will 1hr 25min Be Enough Time? CLT - LAX - SEA
    Jun 21, 2016
    I have 1hr 25min Between flights. I will also need to recheck bags since they will not be on the same reservation. It will be 11pm at night on Christmas day and I don't think the security lines to get back in The Same Terminal (6) will be long right? AA 1743 8:31pm - 10:30pm AA 6905 11:55pm - 2:35am +1


    That should be enough time. Especially late in the evening on a holiday.




  • CDG to HNL via LAX
    Jun 20, 2016
    Hi, I'm travelling on Air France (+Delta) to Honolulu from Paris via LAX. We land at 1pm and take off with Delta at 3.05pm. That leaves 2 hours to get from one flight to the other and I'm travelling with a baby. Is there enough time to clear Immigration and Customs and make it to my connecting flight? Thanks.


    It's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Singapore Airlines (TBIT) to Air Canada (T2): is 3h30m sufficient?
    Jun 20, 2016
    Hi, we are flying into LAX on Singapore Airlines ETA 1.25pm (TBIT), and departing for Vancouver on Air Canada at 4.55pm (T2). We have a group of 7 (including seniors) and checked bags. May I know the connection process and if we have sufficient time for the connection? Thanks.


    You will arrive in the TBIT, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then if your bags are tagged through to your final destination, you follow the signs for connecting passengers, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then exit the building walk to your left, the second building you come to will be Terminal 2, go inside, get your AC boarding passes if Singapore wasn't able to issue them, and go through security.


    Thanks ZAP! Appreciate the prompt response.


  • Gate 68B Terminal 5?
    Jun 19, 2016
    I am flying LAX to MSP from Gate 68B. My boarding pass says Terminal 5 but it says Terminal 6 on the LAX map. Do I get a shuttle from T5 or do I just go straight to T6?


    Delta check-in is only in Terminal 5 but the gate is in T6. If you have no bags to check you can go straight to T6.


    Also, you don't take a shuttle from T5 to T6, there's a tunnel inside security.


    Thanks so much, ZAP! As I am arriving to LAX on an international flight, I will clear customs and immigration and book it to T6 for my flight.


  • Advice please
    Jun 19, 2016
    Is it faster to walk from TBI terminal to terminal 6 from outside or is it faster to walk to terminal 4 and connect to terminal 6 from there


    It's fastest to just walk to T6.


  • Confused about terminals
    Jun 19, 2016
    Is it possible to transfer to another terminal from inside the International Terminal, or do you HAVE to go outside and walk to another terminal? Do you then go through security at the respective terminal where your flight departs from?


    Once you clear Customs after an international arrival you will be already outside security, so it's best to walk to your departure terminal and go through departure there.


  • Transiting within International Terminal
    Jun 18, 2016
    Hi, I am planning to do a mile run (i.e. just to fly back and forth for the miles). Hence one of my options is to fly from Tokyo to LAX with SQ and return on the same flight on the same day and plane, about 2.5hrs later. I won't have any check in luggage. Is there a way to transit in LAX's international terminal back to departures, or will I have to go through immigration and check-in again, even though I will already hold my boarding pass and will have no luggage. Cheers.


    You have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security.


    Thanks for the quick info!


  • TBIT to Terminal 5
    Jun 18, 2016
    I arrive at TBIT at 6.45 and depart from Terminal 5 at 8.45. Is it quicker to walk from one terminal to the other, or is it quicker to take the shuttle?


    It is much faster to walk.


  • Delta to EVA air, how much layover time needed?
    Jun 17, 2016
    Planning to travel to Taiwan in Sept from ATL to LAX to TPE, how much layover time do I need to catch international flight (EVA air) at LAX? Trying to see if I should take AA or Delta (Different reservations)


    If you're traveling on two separate reservations I'd want at LEAST 3 hours, preferably a little more.


  • Lax terminal B to terminal 7
    Jun 17, 2016
    Hi we are arriving at terminal B ( auckland- LAX) at 12.35pm. We have booked 3.15pm lax-sfo with united terminal 7. Is this sufficient time and how far are the terminals by walking?


    Yes, that should be just enough time. It's about a 10-15 minute walk from the International Terminal to Terminal 7.


  • arrive in LAX gate 6 and depart international AA #215
    Jun 23, 2016
    I am arriving in LAX on Alaska #2421 (gate 6 I think) and then need to depart on American #215 for GRU. Do I have to go through customs? Do I get my boarding pass at the gate? Where is the admirals club located?


    You will arrive in Terminal 6 and depart from the International Terminal. If both tickets are on the same reservation then you can walk through a tunnel from T6 to T4 through T5 and then via a new walkway to the International Terminal. You should be issued both boarding passes in Medford. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. There is no Admirals Club in the International Terminal. You could use one in Terminal 4.


    unfortunately my tickets are on different reservations, will that change things?


    Yes, in that case if you have checked bags you will have to claim them from Alaska in Terminal 6, take them to Terminal 4 and re-check them with American, then go through security and to your departure gate in the international terminal. I'm also seeing that you have like a 12 hour layover, is that correct?


    Yes, I have a 12 hour layover. I am flying business class and was hoping to spend time in one of the lounges.


    I have two different reservation but both from AA, one fly from SFO to LAX and the other LAX to Sydney so can I ask them to check in all the way to Sydney and my flight at almost midnight so 2 hours is enought?


  • TBIT to terminal 6 - WestJet to Vancouver
    Jun 16, 2016
    I see that there is an airside link between TBIT and terminal 6. If I had a 3 hour connection coming from BNE to LAX at 6:55AM to 9:50AM WestJet to Vancouver. Would this be workable? Thanks


    You will be outside security when you clear customs (you have to go through US Immigration and Customs upon arrival at LAX). So an Airside link is meaningless. Also, Westjet uses Terminal 2, not Terminal 6.


  • AKL to LAX
    Jun 17, 2016
    Arriving on American Airlines, continuing on AA to Puerto Rico. Are there immigration facilities in Terminal 4 or do we have to go elsewhere?


    The Auckland flight will arrive in the International Terminal, which is right next to Terminal 4.


    You're right, I rechecked on Last time I looked it said Terminal 4. Thanks.


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