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I have 2 separate reservations - Air Tahiti Nui from PPT to LAX, American Airlines LAX to MIA. When I originally booked I had a 1 hr 50 min connection time. AA has now changed the flight to depart LAX with a 1 hr 40 min connection time. Will I have enough time to make the connection? I'm a US Citizen, have Global Entry/TSA Pre-check. I'm assuming I will have to gather my checked items and go thru customs (faster with Global Entry at LAX?). My arrival time is on a Friday at 1010 hrs and departure is at 1150 hrs.
That will be pretty difficult but not impossible with Global Entry and Pre-Check. It's still pretty risky.
Hello, I am arriving at LAX at 6 am on a Monday flying Qantas from Brisbane. Do you think I will have enough time to get my bags, clear customs, walk to Terminal 3, and check in again to catch a JetBlue flight to JFK at 8:30 am? They will be two separate bookings. Thank you!
That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We have a Delta domestic flight from LAS to LAX arriving at 12.50pm and we have SAS flight LAX to ARN (Stockholm) departing at 3.15pm next Thursday.
We will have checked-in baggage so we need to pick that up (two separate tickets), how do we get from T5 to TBIT and much time will that take? Are there any queues (security) when arriving at T5 or can we go directly to baggage pick-up when arriving?
We're flying business class with SAS so check-in closes 60 mins prior to departure.
Do you think this will be enough time to make the check-in deadline for our SAS flight? When do you think we need to land @ LAX at the latest to make our SAS flight?
Since SAS don't fly that frequently from LAS to ARN and we have business tickets paid for with miles it would be a pain to miss the connection.
(We initially had a ~3 hours connection but Delta moved the departure forward 30 mins).
When you arrive at T5 you go straight to the baggage claim. You should have enough time if the flight from Las Vegas is anywhere close to on-time. You could arrive as late as maybe 1:45 and be OK
I have a flight booked all through WJ with the first leg being an AE codeshare, I believe. Looks like we'd land at 52F from Tucson with an hour and 17 minutes to transfer to terminal 2 for a flight to Vancouver. Is that enough time? I didn't realize that the first flight was American Eagle or that we'd be doing a bus trip as part of the transfer.
That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We have a flight from NYC to LAX that lands 7:20pm. We are checked through on a flight to Sydney that leaves at 9:55pm (both from terminal 3). Do we have to recheck bags etc - and is there enough time to do all this?
Is there a customs facility in terminal 7? I'm supposed to meet my party outside of customs. Their plane arrives in terminal 7. I'm wondering where is the best place to meet them. I'll be flying into terminal 1.
I forgot to add that party is coming on international flight. I should have asked if terminal 7 has both immigration and customs.
Yes, the main airline in Terminal 7 is British Airways, so yes, it has immigration and customs.
Sorry, for some reason I thought you were asking about JFK. T7 at LAX also has immigration and Customs, but it shares it with Terminal 6, so the exit of customs is sort of in between T6 and T7.
I'm thinking of flying from Taipei arriving at TBIT at 9.20 PM and needs to go to Terminal 2 to fly on Sun Country leaving at 11.55 PM. Will the transit time of 2 hrs 35 mins be enough? Thank you. I am a US Citizen and this will be one ticket.
Hello, arriving from Honolulu on American Airlines Sunday July 2 in Terminal 4 at 350 p.m.. Departing @ 505 on Westjet to calgary in terminal 2. I understand that Westjet and American now codeshare so I believe we would not have to pick up our bags in LA. Too tight or enough time? Please let me know!. Many thanks,
Even if your bags are checked through (which American is not obligated to do if it's two separate reservations), then it's still very difficult.
My flight from Vancouver Canada to LAX (Westjet) has been landing at TBIT, although I know I clear immigration on the Canadian. Do you have to do so again at TBIT? Also, how long to take the tunnels from TBIT to Terminal 5?
And to add, this is TBIT Gate 212...is this an overflow gate? If so, how long to get from this gate to Terminal 5?
Gate 212 is a remote gate. If you arrive there you will be bussed to Terminal 2, like a normal Westjet arrival. To get to Terminal 5 you'll need to walk or take the bus outside security and then go through security in T5.
Thank you. If we land at tbit212, bus to t2 and walk to t5 (one ticket so no immigration and no bag pick up but have to re do security), is 2 hours enough of a connection?
We arrive into LAX on a Virgin flight from Australia at 9:00am. We are then flying on to NYC - how long should we allow between flights for the transfer? Is 3 hours enough? Also if we book a domestic Virgin flight, will they check our bags all the way through (we used frequent flyer points to book the SYD > LAX part, hence why we will have two separate bookings). Thanks
3 hours is what I recommend. You will have to transfer the bags yourself since it's two separate bookings (you'd also have to claim your bags to bring them through US Customs at LAX anyway).