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  • arriving at lax
    Jul 1, 2016
    I'm arriving at LAX terminal 7 airplane united airlines. Can anyone tell me what gate I'll be going through?


  • Cebu to LAX to Denver
    Jul 1, 2016
    I will be going from Cebu to LAX on Philippine Airlines flight on PR152 arriving at 1900 then have connecting flight on separate ticket at 2115 LAX to Denver flight AA5931. Will I have enough time to make my connection? US Citizen w/no checked baggage just a backpack.


    With no checked bags I think you should have just enough time as long as the flight from Cebu is on-time (which it often is not).


    Thanks, I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed.


    Jul 1, 2016
    My JL flight from NRT to LAX will arrive at TBIT ! Can I ask about the process of transfer from TBIT to T4. My next flight is AA to Dallas ! I have 2h15' to connect at LAX ! I am overseas student so please help for the first time to US ! :)


    You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, follow signs for connecting passengers, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go outside, walk to Terminal 4 (the next building oveer), get your AA boarding pass if you don't already have it, and go through security. You should have enough time.


    where can I get the AA boarding pass in T4 ? Can you help me the way from TBIT to T4 ? I heard that there are the airside connector so can I use that way ?


  • FRA-LAX-HNL in 93 minutes?
    Jun 30, 2016
    Hi everyone, Arriving on Lufthansa at 4.40pm from FRA in September. Then leaving on United to HNL at 6:15pm. Is it enough 93 minutes layover for migration, customs and change of Terminal from Tom Bradley to T-7? Do I need to drop-off again after clear customs my cheched and tagged luggage? if yes, where? at Terminal B or at T-7 ? Many thanks !


    You will arrive in the TBIT, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, follow signs for connecting passengers, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then exit the TBIT and walk to your right. The fourth building you come to will be T7. Go inside and through security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Thanks! I hope it works! Drop-off at Tom Bradley Terminal after clear customs. Great!! that's clear now. I will move fast on walk between terminals and I'll try to ask permit to avoid ques at migration lanes. On the other side, in case of a late arrival of the incoming flight (Lufthansa), does United rebook myself in the next following available flight, even taking care of my accomodation and meals if I'm rebooked the next following day? Thanks in adavance for your time.


    They will rebook you but they probably won't get you a hotel. They may give you meal vouchers. There is also currently a 7:33 PM flight to Honolulu (I don't know if it operates into September, but it's a possibility they would be able to get you to HNL that night).


    Jun 30, 2016
    Hi, I arrive from DEN to LAX at 8:20PM, and depart LAX to MEL at 10:20PM. Will this be enough time to make the connection? Both flights are with United, on the same ticket. When I arrived (MEL->LAX, LAX->DEN), I had to go through security again at LAX. Will I have to do this on the way out too? Thanks


    It looks like MEL->LAX arrived at the TBIT terminal, and LAX->DEN departed from T7, and there's no secure transit from TBIT to T7 so this is why I needed to go through security again. But from what I can tell, on my way out DEN->LAX arrives into T7 and LAX->MEL departs from T7, so I shouldn't have to go through security check again, and 2 hours should be plenty of transit time. Is this correct?


    You actually had to go through security again on Arrival because you were arriving on an International flight - everyone who does that and has an onward connection does, even if it's in the same terminal. On your way to MEL all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Terminal 7. You have enough time.


  • 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.


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