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  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 2
    Mar 8, 2015
    40 minute layover, arrive in terminal 5 and have to go to terminal 2. Is this going to be possible? Thanks in advance!


    What airport are you talking about? Where are you coming from and going to? What airline or airlines are you flying?


  • connecting on Delta from Sydney
    Mar 6, 2015
    Hi, Delta is noting only a 1 hr 10 min connection is legal for customs and to get to the next flight in LAX -DL 16 cnx DL 80 to ATL - is customs really that quick? I have waited that long for my luggage in other airports.


    No, that is insufficient. You need at least 90 minutes.


  • Layover LAX to London Heathrow
    Mar 4, 2015
    Sacramento/LAX/Heathrow 95 minute layover. Is this enough time to get from Delta to Virgin Atlantic terminal and will it be enough time for our luggage to be transfered to Virgin Atlantic. Tickets bought through Delta which is partners with Virgin Atlantic on some oversea flights. Will Delta trasfer our luggage for us.


    Yes, Delta will transfer your luggage and should issue both boarding passes in Sacramento. All you have to do is walk from T5 to the International Terminal and go through security. That should be plenty of time.


  • Assistance from West Jet arrival to Quantas
    Mar 5, 2015
    I am travelling from Calgary on West Jet , through Lax and then to Australia On Quantas. I have a 3 hour layover to do this.I don.t have a clue what the process is. is it clearly marked? I have one checked bag. Any help is appreciated!


    Did you purchase your tickets separately or together? You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary so your arrival in LAX will be like a domestic flight. If you purchased separate tickets you will claim your bags in T2, take them to the International Terminal (you can either walk or take a shuttle bus), then check in with Qantas and go through security to your gate. If you purchased your tickets together the process is the same except that your baggage will be transferred for you.


    Thanks so much for your reply! You have reeassured me. I bought my tickets together through Expedia.


  • flight connection
    Mar 3, 2015
    As this is going to be my1st in LAX - RDU with no check-in baggage, where shud i be heading,do i have to go thru securitycheck before my next boarding.


    What airline are you flying?


    Im flying with Delta Airlines


    You talk about a "next boarding" are you flying into LAX from somewhere else on delta then flying to RDU? Where are you flying from?


    Mar 3, 2015
    im flying from Narita to LAX - LAX to Raliegh NC.The layover once i touched down LAX is only 1h10min .do i have enough time to make it ontime for my flight to NC?


    No, that is not enough time. You need to change your booking to allow at least 90 minutes if your tickets were purchased together and 2.5 hours if you purchased two separate tickets.


    why is that not enuff time? Is the traffic in the terminal im going thru gets busy? im travelling thru Delta 1736 to Raliegh


    Upon arrival in LAX you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, go through security and go to your departure gate. 90 minutes is the recommended time for that connection.


  • SWA to HA separate bookings
    Mar 2, 2015
    I will be traveling from Denver to LAX on SWA and can land at 9:45 in June, have luggage at baggage claim and transfer to HA for 1:30 flight. Is this enough time, knowing that HA is usually iready to close doors at noted departure time


    Yes, that should be enough time, especially considering that you just have to go from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2.


  • Traveling to Okinawa
    Mar 2, 2015
    Unfortunately my layover is super short - flying in from Denver with United (Terminal 7 or 8 it seems) and I have to make it to the international terminal in about 40 minutes. I know I already have to make it through security again but do I have to recheck my bags? Insight would be appreciated if I should even attempt this.


    Assuming you purchased all your tickets together, your bags should be transferred automatically.


    Thanks, that helps a lot. I read that you have to go through security again when entering the international terminal. My flight lands all 11:35 PM. Anyone have any insight as to how busy it might be?


    There are a number of flights to the South Pacific and Asia that leave around that time, but security lines are still reasonable 5-10 minutes.


  • Air NZ to WestJet (op. American Airlines)
    Mar 3, 2015
    I'l be arriving on Air NZ at 3pm,Mar 24. I have a West Jet (op American) flight to Edmonton from T4 at 17:05--Canadian Passport, no checked baggage. West Jet think this will work. Do you agree?


    Since you have no checked bags I think it will be possible.


    Thanks!! Here's hoping everyone's running on time


  • Connection question
    Mar 1, 2015
    I am flying in to terminal 8 and connections is TOM BRADLEY terminal. I have an hour, no bags. Is shuttle best or walk/run?


    It will be very difficult. If you can walk fast or run, do that.


    Thanks for the response. My flight was 25 minutes late so I ran like hell and got a air new zealand rep to wiz me thru security. Last one on but made it. Never doin that again.


  • 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!


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