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  • Connecting from Terminal 3 to Terminal 7
    Feb 28, 2015
    I arrive on Spirit at 2;43pm and have to connect to United International flight at 4:55pm to LHR. I will luggage with me. Will I make my connection?


    Yes, that should barely be enough time.


  • Virgin Australia to Southwest
    Mar 1, 2015
    We are flying from Sydney, Australia through LAX. On a separate ticket, we are flying to Chicago on Southwest in Terminal 1. Our flight from Australia arrives at 6:30am. We can get a flight to Chicago that leaves Terminal 1 Southwest at 9:10am. Will that be enough time go through customs/immigration, claim our luggage and check in with Southwest?


    That would be barely enough time. Check in for your Southwest flight online before you leave Australia. You will still have to transfer your bags yourselves to Terminal 1.


  • LAX connection
    Mar 1, 2015
    Hi, we are flying from YYZ to ICN, connecting thru LAX. YYZ to LAX is AIr Canada and LAX to ICN is Asiana. We have checked in luggage but believe will clear custom at YYZ. Just wondering if a two-hour layover time will be enough at LAX?


    2 Hours should be enough time. if you purchased your tickets together your bags will be transferred automatically. You just have to walk from T2 to the International Terminal and go through security.


    Thank you! Do you know if we need to get new tix? Since we change airlines? We book the flights together.


    Air Canada should be able to issue both boarding passes in Toronto. Although they may need to see your passport at the Asiana gate in the International Terminal.


  • Tom Bradley to T2 connection
    Feb 27, 2015
    Hi I'm flying airnz into TBIT at 12.30pm, and would like to fly Avianca to Guatemala City at 2.05pm from terminal 2. The tickets for the Avianca flight will be booked separately. Am I right in thinking this is far too tight? Many thanks, David


    Yes, I think it would be very difficult.


  • Layover
    Feb 26, 2015
    Hi. So i'll be flying to LAX from MSP then flying from LAX to Ixtapa, Mexico. My layover is 1hr 20 minutes. Both my flights are Delta Airlines and all that I will have is a carry on. Can I make it if my flight is on time? Sincerely, Never flown internationally


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 5, on your way to Ixtapa. you should have plenty of time if your first flight is on-time.


    Thank You!


  • Layover
    Feb 27, 2015
    Hi, I'll be flying YVR to LAS with a connection in LAX (2h 12m) and on the return trip, same route, connection time 1h 50m All on Delta. Will I have to go through customs in LAX? Is this enough time? Thanks!


    Oh, and all carry on. No checked bags! Thanks!


    You will not go through Customs in LAX on either route. On your way to LAS you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. On your way back you will go through Canadian Immigration in Vancouver. You should have enough time


    Great! Thank you!


  • HELP! unseasoned traveller
    Feb 26, 2015
    How do I get from Terminal 8, gate 88 to Air Canada Terminal 2 - only have 1 hour to connect. Security again?


    You need to exit T8 and walk straight across the parking garages, Over there will be T2. You will have to go through security again. IF your first flight is on-time and you hurry you will have enough time.


  • Delayed Domestic Flight to International
    Feb 25, 2015
    Hi. Actually on the plane now. I booked my flight through my company and the time between flights was only 1 hr and 38 mins. Now the huge winter storm has caused a huge delay in my flight. I fly into terminal 6 (us airways) at 11:45 and departing the international terminal at 11:55. My guess is there is no possible way to make this flight. 1. Do you think they would hold the flight because of the massive storm across the south? 2. is there security i have to go through again? 3. how long does it take to get from terminal 6 to international at midnight?


    Yes, you have to go through security. They might hold the flight if there are a lot of people coming from yours or other delayed flights. Running, you can get from T6 to the International Terminal in 3-4 minutes. Walking, maybe 6-8 minutes


    Thank you for the post. It looks on the map that they are not connected. So I don't have to shuttle?


    It would be much faster to walk/run. Go left once you exit Terminal 6.


    Wish me luck! Thank you so much for responding so quickly.


  • LAX layover
    Feb 25, 2015
    I am travelling from Sydney to Chicago with a layover in lax. I arrive into terminal B and the layover is just under 2 hours. I then depart for Chicago through terminal 7. Do I go through customs in lax or Chicago? And do I have to collect my luggage at all in LAX? I'm a bit nervous about whether 2 hours will be enough time.


    You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs. If you booked all your tickets on one reservation then follow the signs for connecting passengers and you can re-check your bags at the transfer desk. If you purchased two separate tickets you will have to RUN with your bags to Terminal 7 to check them with United in time.


  • Terminal B
    Feb 25, 2015
    Taking an international flight from JFK to LAX via Qantas and arriving in Terminal B. Have a connecting flight also in terminal B with only 1 hour and 50 min. Flights are within the same itinerary. Do we need to go through customs/immigration or can we simply deboard our plane and walk to our next gate? Thanks in advance!


    JFK and LAX are both located in the United states, thus, it is not an International flight. Assuming both flights are on Qantas, which if you are on the Qantas JFK-LAX flight it has to be, you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in LAX. There is no US Customs when departing the US.


  • Connectiion to KOA
    Feb 24, 2015
    We are leaving JFK and arriving at LAX at 3:55pm. Our next flight is LAX to KOA (Kona) at 5pm. We have carryon luggage. Will we make our connecting flight? The tickets were purchased seperately from each other.


    Both flights are American Air


    Yes, you should have plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4.


  • Southwest (T1) to American Airlines (T4)
    Feb 21, 2015
    I arrive on SW at 5:35pm and have a flight on AA at 6:45pm. I have only carry ons, do you think I can make it? Is the AA terminal very busy around this time?


    You will have to hope that your first flight is on-time, check in for your AA flight online before you leave on your Southwest flight, and run to have a chance of making this.


  • Connection
    Feb 21, 2015
    Arriving from Cancun on Delta airlines at 9.25pm and connecting flight to Brisbane on Virgin Australia at 10.50pm. Tickets were brought separately. Can I have my checked baggage transferred to the connecting flight at request? And will this be enough time for the connection? Many thanks


    You cannot have your baggage transferred automatically. This is not enough time to make this connection. You will arrive in T5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, then you will have to take your bags to T3 to check them with Virgin Australia and then go to the International Terminal to go through security. 1 hr 25 minutes definitely isn't enough time to do that.


    Thanks for your help? How long would I need to make such a connection? 2 hours ? 3 hours?


    Since both flights are International, I'd want at least 2.5 hours, preferably 3.


  • enough time?
    Feb 21, 2015
    I land at LAX on Hawaiian Airline Terminal 2 at 10pm and my next flight is China Air at 1130 Is this enough time? I will have no check in bags only carry on


    That's barely enough time. You'll have to run to the China Airlines check-in desk.


  • Southwest to United
    Feb 20, 2015
    Arriving at 11am on Southwest making connection on United at 12:25 pm. Have carry on luggage only. Is there enough time to make the connection? What's the best way to go between terminals?


    Walk straight across the airport parking garage from T1 to T7. Be sure to check in online for your United flight before you leave on your Southwest flight. If your flight is on-time you can make it.


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