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  • Calgary to LAX to Tokyo
    Jan 6, 2016
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    We are looking at booking a flight through Singapore airlines with a stop over at LAX. We would fly into Terminal 2 and out of Tom Bradley International - is an 1h 45m layover long enough (Flight is first week of May 2016)

     

    That should be long enough if both tickets are on the same reservation and your bags are tagged through to Singapore. You will just have to go from T2 to the International Terminal and through security. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary.

     

  • will I have enough time?
    Jan 6, 2016
    2
    Will I have enough time to make my connection to Southwest airline leaving at 4:25pm on May 7 when my flight from Air New Zealand arrived at 2:55pm? That is 1 1/2 hr. I will NOT be checking luggage.

     

    If you check in for your Southwest flight online before you leave New Zealand, everything goes perfectly in immigration, and you sprint to Terminal 1, you might have a chance.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Connection Terminal 1 to Intl Terminal B
    Jan 6, 2016
    2
    I arrive from southwest on a Sunday to terminal 1 at 1:05pm and need to go to my flight with singapore airlines at 3:45pm to Intl terminal B. Will I have enough time with 2:40mins in between. With the construction and delays I am not sure.

     

    I am arriving to LAX. I am young but will have bags to re-check in at the international terminal.

     

    You will have to hope your Southwest flight is on-time, your bags come out quickly, and then hurry to the International Terminal to re-check your bags with Singapore.

     

  • TBIT to Terminal 5
    Jan 6, 2016
    3
    Hello, I am planning on flying into LAX on a flight from London which will arrive at 4:10pm. I would like to fly out with Delta (Terminal 5) on a flight which leaves at 5:55pm (this gives me 1hr 45min). Is it possible to make this connection? I am in decent shape and can walk quickly, won't have any checked bags either. Thanks in advance!

     

    Without checked bags I think you can make it if your flight from London is on-time. Check in for your Delta flight online before leaving London.

     

    Thanks for the info! Is it safe to say that it is faster to walk from TBIT to Terminal 5 as opposed to riding the airport shuttle which comes every 15 minutes?

     

    Yes, it is much faster to walk.

     

  • Qantas to Delta
    Jan 8, 2016
    3
    I will be arriving on a Qantas flight at 6:25 AM, and need to make it to Delta Airlines at 8:50 AM. Do I have enough time? Will I be able to check my luggage thru at the international terminal? Any good advice, I'm old and traveling by myself.

     

    If both tickets are on the same reservation and your bags are tagged through to your final destination, then you can re-check your bags in the International Terminal, otherwise you will have to take them with you to Terminal 5 to re-check them with Delta. You should have enough time.

     

    I am flying in on Qantas and out on Delta. My luggage will not be checked through. Would I still be able to use the international desk? Or will I have to drag it with me from the International Terminal to Delta, and check it in there? And again, will I have enough time to do all this?

     

    If your baggage is not checked through you have to take it from the International Terminal to Terminal 5 to check it at the Delta check-in counter. Yes, you should have enough time.

     

  • Is 2hrs 15mins enough for a Delta connection
    Jan 6, 2016
    3
    Hi! I am departing Brisbane on Delta Air lines flight DL6795 and landing in LAX at 06:30 before catching another Delta Airlines flight to JFK that leaves at 08:45. Will 2hrs and 15mins be enough time to make this connecting flight?

     

    Also, it says on my itinerary that the flight landing in LAX lands at the Tom Bradley terminal, will this change anything?

     

    And to add to that, it says it's operated by Virgin Australia so now I'm a littler worried

     

    That should be 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 go outside and walk to Terminal 5 and go through security.

     

  • the minimum connecting time
    Jan 5, 2016
    3
    My flight from Sydney via Delta arrives at LAX at 6:10am. My flight to MSN via United departs at 8:10am. Is this enough time to go through customs and likely switch terminals? I travel with a carry on size luggage and hopefully would not need to check any bags.

     

    Without checked bags I think you can make it, especially if you check in for your United flight online before you leave Australia.

     

    If I'm flying delta internationally do you know if it still lands in the international terminal? or if it lands in terminal 5 where delta is according to the airport map?

     

    Yes, it arrives in the International Terminal because the immigration facility in Terminal 5 is not open that early in the morning.

     

  • International Connection
    Jan 5, 2016
    1
    I'm going to be arriving into LAX on a Qantas flight from Sydney arriving at 2:15pm on a Tuesday afternoon. My next flight is from LAX to Mexico City on Delta (operated by AeroMexico) at 5:45pm. Will this give me enough time to clear immigration and check in for my next flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Since your flight is operated by Aeromexico it will depart from Terminal 2.

     

  • connecting flight
    Jan 5, 2016
    3
    Arriving at Terminal 1 by southwest airlines at 9:40 pm and connecting to Tom Bradley int'l. flight leaves 11:40, is there a fastest way to get to TBI from Terminal 1, I have my baby with me so any easiest and most convenient way to connect is greatly appreciated. thanks

     

    This is a very difficult connection if you have checked baggage as you will have to claim it from Southwest in T1 and bring it with you to the International Terminal. I recommend changing your flight to LAX to an earlier one.

     

    I actually did changed my Southwest flight arriving at 4pm to LAX, what is the best way for me to get to TBI? the bus would a hassle because I have couple of luggage plus a 4yr old

     

    You can actually walk along the upper or lower level curbfront between T1 and the International terminal

     

  • LAX domestic to Tom Bradly
    Jan 5, 2016
    3
    Arriving LAX from Seattle at 6:30pm need to get to Tom Bradley to board a 9pm flight to New Zealand. How do I get there in time without having to rush. I am not able to walk fast.

     

    What airline are you flying to LAX on?

     

    Alaska

     

    That should be enough time. It's not a long walk from T6 where you arrive to the International Terminal where you depart.

     

  • Wheelchair passenger
    Jan 5, 2016
    3
    Flying United from PHX to LAX with a wheelchair passenger. Then taking United LAX to Montreal with 1H55m in between. Will i have enough time to connect? What is the best way to proceed with a wheelchair passenger? thanks.

     

    United does not fly from LAX to Montreal. Please double check your itinerary. Does it say "Operated by Air Canada" for that part? If so you will be transported from Terminal 7 to Terminal 2 where you depart. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you for your answer...and you are correct - it is operated by AC for the MTL leg of the trip. Going from T7 to T2...will this require us going thru security again? Should we walk this or take the shuttle? Can anything be done for handicapped people and their party?

     

    You can request wheelchair service by calling United and they will take you to Terminal 2 - they may take you inside security using a van. They will take you whatever way is fastest.

     

  • AA1092 to AA73
    Jan 4, 2016
    1
    Hi, we have a connection in LAX from AA1092 arriving from Dallas at 8:15pm to AA73 departing for Sydney 9:50pm. This will all be on the same booking. I believe we should arrive and depart from Terminal 4, but can you tell me whether we will have to collect and re-check bags or clear immigration at LAX? Do we think there will be sufficient time for this connection?

     

    There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in LAX on your way to Australia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

  • LAX changing terminals
    Jan 4, 2016
    7
    Arriving international at T3 and departing T6. Do we have enough time (Two and a half hours) to go thru passport, collect bags, customs and back into T6

     

    No International flights arrive in Terminal 3. What airlines are you flying and where are you flying from and to?

     

    My mistake about T3. We are Arriving American at Tom Bradley International at 1455 hrs and leaving on American at 8:15 T6. We have global passes to expedite passport and customs line

     

    American does not the International Terminal. Where are you flying from?

     

    Arriving from London and flight itinerary shows the TB Intl Terminal? Thanks for your assistance

     

    Does the flight also say "Operated by British Airways" next to it? If so then it's correct and it arrives in the International Terminal. Anyway, 2.5 hours should be enough time for your connection.

     

    Itinerary does not refer to British Air, but it does say arrival at Intl Terminal -- We are flying out of LAX to London earlier in the month on American air, and that departure is from Terminal 4

     

    If the flight is indeed operated by American it will arrive in Terminal 4.

     

  • Coming home from Panama
    Jan 3, 2015
    1
    Hi, We will be arriving from Panama City, PA on Wednesday July 27 at 5:15 pm on United and am wondering if we will have enough time to make a Southwest flight at 7:30 pm? Is it just enough time with no room for any hiccups? There is a southwest flight at 9:30 pm that we could book just to guarantee we will be good but if we don't have to hang out in the airport for an extra 2 hours after a long day of traveling that would be great! Thank you for your advice!

     

    United doesn't fly from Panama City to Los Angeles. If that flight is nonstop it will be operated by COPA. I think you could make the 7:30 flight.

     

  • Frankfurt - LAX -> Las Vegas
    Jan 3, 2015
    1
    Landing in LAX with Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt Wednesday Jan 6th at 12.50 PM and have a connecting Virgin America flight at 1.40 PM to Las Vegas. First part of my question is wether I will be allowed to take a connecting flight before immigration? Did not think of this before now. Second part of my question is whether I have enough time to travel between the respective gates. I arrive at the international terminal and Virgin America departs from terminal 3. Thanks!

     

    That connection is completely impossible. You need a later flight to Las Vegas. You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags, and go through security in LAX.

     

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