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I arrive on a flight from Sydney at 6:30 AM on 1/27. I have a flight to ORD at 9:30 AM on 1/27. I will have checked bags in Sydney. Is that enough time to connect? Both flights are under the same reservation with United.
Yes, that is enough time. You will arrive in the International Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then walk to Terminal 7, go through security, and to your departure gate.
Thank you!
Arriving at 9:00AM in Terminal 6 departing at 9:40AM in Terminal 4 on DEC 21st...fastest route ?
Definitely take the tunnels. The shuttle means you have to go through security again. You'll have to run.
I have a domestic flight from PHL-->LAX that is scheduled to arrive at 9:34 PM and I have an international flight from LAX-->SYD at 10:45 PM but with the same airline (American). Will I need to change terminals and go through security again? Also, will that be enough time?
You will not have to go through security again. All American gates are connected inside security. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time. You will likely arrive in Terminal 6 and depart from Terminal 4 - they are connected inside security by a tunnel.
My friend and I are meeting at LAX from separate cities. However, her flight was cancelled and she had to catch a later flight. I'm planningon meeting her at her terminal and proceeding to our rental car and other plans. However, my flight arrives in terminal 4 and hers arrives in terminal 1. If I leave 4 and shutttle over to terminal 1 will I pass through security and not have access to any restaurants? There are a few hours between our flights and I would like to know if I need to eat at terminal 4 or if there will be other places when transitioning to the other terminal. Thanks for the help! This is my first time flying into LAX, so I'm a little hazy with how everything works. Hopefully this made some sense!
The only shuttle from T4 to T1 runs on the arrivals level outside security. You won't be allowed through security in Terminal 1.
Flying in from Australia 6.40am on United (Terminal 8) connecting to New Orleans with Spirit Airlines (Separate tickets) departing at 10.03am (Terminal 3) . Enough time?
Actually United flights from Australia arrive in the International Terminal as the Immigration facility in Terminal 6/7/8 isn't open that early in the morning. Yes, you have enough time for that connection.
We are flying from Omaha to lax and then on to Honolulu. Our flights are all with American Airlines but we only have a 52 minute layover. Is this going to be enough time?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
hi i am landing on a Hawaiian flight that lands at 945 pm, I will not be checking any bags. I have a flight on United that departs to Phoenix at 1030 pm, boards at 10 pm. Would this be enough time to make the connecting flight with United ?
Do you have checked bags? Is it two separate reservations?
there are no checked bags.

there are two separate reservations, but I have not reserved it yet
if you think it will not be enough time, i will change the ticket. thank you
It's probably not enough time.
If I am returning from Puerto Vallarta on Alaska, will I arrive at terminal 6 or the International terminal? How much time is needed to clear customs and get thru security to get to terminal 1 for a Southwest flight on a separate ticket?
You will arrive in Terminal 6. There is an Immigration facility there. I would want 3 hours between flights if you have checked baggage. Maybe you can get by with a bit less with only carry-ons.
Hi, I fly in from Nashivlle to LAX on Southwest at 8:55am and then have a separate flight to Tokyo with ANA at 12:05am. I will more likely to have one checked bag. Would 3 hours be enough for between T1 to the international terminal? It's on New Year's Day btw. Thanks!
I am flying from STL to LAX on Jan 18, 2016 and then catching Jal to go to Tokyo. I have about 1 hour and 30 minutes to catch Jal.
Is this enough time?
I remember that it was so crowded at a security when I did it 2 years ago. Please answer ASAP since I have to buy tickets
You no longer have to go through security to make this connection. There is a new connector building which connects the AA gates in T4 to the International Terminal inside security. So yes, this is enough time.
Thank you very much.
You are big help.
Hi, I looked all over and couldn't find a confirmation...I am flying from Vancouver to LAX, and then on to Cancun, all with Delta, with only 1h 5min layover - I had heard that Delta is only Terminal 5 and that I wouldn't have to go through security (and customs is in Vancouver). Is this true? Or are we going to get held up somewhere by TSA? (or anything else?) Thanks!
Yes, all you have to do in LAX is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will show your passport when you board the flight to Cancun, that's it.