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  • DELTA International Flight
    May 29, 2014
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    I have only 43 minute layover time at LAX from PHX. I'm departing to Narita with the same terminal (Terminal 5 gate 52 arrival from Phoenix, departure to Narita at gate 69B) a shown in my eTicket. I'll be travelling with Delta all the way. Will I have enough time to move from gate 52 to 69B? Do I need to go to security checkpoint again? Thanks.

     

  • T7 to T3 connection
    May 29, 2014
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    I am reaching LAX by Emirates on T7 at 2:15PM and onward journey to Las Vegas by UA from T3 at 5:10PM. what is the process? Should I collect my checked-in bag myself?

     

  • Terminal 7 to International Gate
    Jul 22, 2014
    1
    I have about one hour to connect between Terminal 7 to International (ANA airline). Do I need to go thru the security check point again?

     

    Yes, you'll have to go through a second time if you exit the terminal. Ask your flight attendant on the DEN-LAX flight, they may have an operations-level bus to take you direct to the Int'l Terminal. If so, no security checkpoint.

     

  • Terminal 2 to Terminal 7
    May 28, 2014
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    I have one hour and ten minutes to get from terminal 2 to terminal 7. What is the fastest way? Will I be able to make connection?

     

  • Air Tahiti Nui to/from Southwest
    May 27, 2014
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    We arrive in LAX via Air Tahiti Nui at 10:15 with a connecting flight on SWA at 1:50. Unfamiliar with the process from Tahiti, have I given myself enough time for the entire process? Thank you!

     

    Yes, you should have plenty of time. You will arrive in the TBIT, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, and go through US Customs. Then you will have to take your baggage with you to T1 either via the inter-terminal shuttle bus that runs on the lower level or via walking along the curbfront on either the upper or lower level. You would walk to the left as you exit the TBIT (against the flow of traffic). You will then have to check your bags with Southwest, get your Southwest boarding passes, and go through security.

     

  • DELTA Connecting flight
    May 25, 2014
    1
    I am flying from PHX to Bangkok(BKK) on DELTA. I will arrive at terminal 5 gate 52A, then will depart from terminal 5 gate 68B. I looked at the terminal map, and could not find gate 68B in terminal 5. It's in terminal 6. So, what terminal is exactly gate 68B in? DELTA's flight details always show terminal 5 gate 68B. In case that they are in different terminals. Do I need to exit terminal 5 and go through the TSA checkpoint again? I have only 43 minutes between the flight. Will I have enough time? Thank you for your help!

     

    Yes gate 68B is in Terminal 6; however, while T5 is exclusively used by Delta - T6 is being used by Alaska, Copa, Great Lakes & United airlines. Do check with Delta again. If you need to connect to T6, you need to take the tunnel connector, reached by escalators from the baggage claim level - then go through security check & on to your connecting gate. No time to waste!

     

  • 1 hr 40mins connection
    May 21, 2014
    1
    Hi We're travelling on United from Sydney to LAX (arr 10:40), then onto United Express flight to Kelowna, Canada (dep 12:20). We're arriving at T6 or 7, departing from T8. Is 1 hour 40 mins enough for this connection?

     

    No time to waste! On arrival you need to go through passport check, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance & re-check-in your bags where indicated. Then go through security check and on to Terminal 8 with gates 80-88. Terminals 6, 7 & 8 are connected at their secured areas - count on additional 15 minute transfer.

     

  • Southwest Terminal 1 to United Terminal 7 - How?
    May 20, 2014
    3
    Hi, what is quickest way to get from Term 1 to Terminal 7? Do I have to go through security again at Terminal 7? I have 2hrs. Is this enough time to retrieve bags, recheck bags and go through security again? (Flying in with Southwest and out to HNL with United). Thank you!

     

    You have to take your bags on the shuttle bus that runs on the lower level or, you can walk across the center of the airport on the lower level (through/past the parking garages). You will then have to check your bags and go through security and to your departure gate. You will barely have enough time if your Southwest flight is on-time.

     

    If you bought both flights on one ticket, your bags will be transferred automatically - if not, check with Southwest first; if you would need to take your bags along & re-check them in at T7 your time will be tight. Between T1 & T7 are two big parking garages - without bags you can walk between them to the other side. OR use the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Your next stop after T1 would be T2, T3, TBIT, T4 to T7 - 7 stops or about 18 mins. In both instances you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate.

     

    Your bags will not be transferred automatically, Southwest does not interline bags with any other airline. tumay - stop giving bad advice.

     

  • Terminal 6 to TBIT
    May 18, 2014
    1
    Flying Alaska Air (presumably to T6), then transfer to TBIT to BA for London. 1) Do we have to leave security and re-enter? 2) Do we have to pickup checked baggage and move it with us?

     

    Yes you will have to go through security in the TBIT after your transfer. If you purchased your tickets separately you will have to transfer the bags between terminals yourself.

     

  • Arv Delta 2255 from Atlanta - lv on Delta 417 for Sydney
    May 18, 2014
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    What is the best way from Delta Terminal 5 arrival to International terminal for departure?

     

    If you are flying Delta to Sydney both of your flights will be in Terminal 5, you do not have to go to the International Terminal.

     

  • Connections
    May 15, 2014
    1
    I arrive from BNE to LAX on Virgin Australia then take connecting Delta flight to Tampa (all booked via delta) Will 3 hrs be enough time to go through customs/baggage pickup and drop off/security? Thanks

     

    Yes, 3 hours should be plenty of time.

     

  • Connect fly from terminal B to terminl 7 within 2 hrs 24 min
    May 15, 2014
    5
    I fly from Brisbane, arriving in LAX at 6:45am at Terminal B , my next connection fly is united at 9:04am at terminal 7, is this sufficient time to transfer, and what is the fast way to swing between Terminal B to Terminal 7.

     

    On arrival at LAX at its Bradley (TBIT / TB) terminal, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bags. Thereafter, exit the terminal and take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Starting from TBIT, the next stops are at Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7 - a 10-minute ride. At T7, you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. You have enough time.

     

    You can also walk from the TBIT to T7 (walk to the right as you exit the Terminal). If your bags aren't tagged through to United in Brisbane you will have to take them with you to T7 to check them with United.

     

    thank you for advise

     

    ZAP, thanks for the info. If I ask Qantas to tag my bags to Baltimore, should I still have to take them to T7?

     

    No, in that case you can drop them at the re-check desk in the International Terminal

     

  • Terminal 6 to terminal 2 with 1hr 20 min connection time
    May 11, 2014
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    Hi I am arriving lax from Sydney at 10:35 on United and have to get to terminal 2 for and Aircanada flight at 11:55. All tickets booked through united and they tell me I will make connection the question is will I and what is the quickest way from T6 to T2

     

    Your transfer time is very tight! On arrival at LAX, you need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance & then re-check-in bags where indicated. (they will then be automatically transferred to T2.) As T6 is opposite of the parking facilities, you only have two options: take a taxi or the bus - both of which require you going through security check at T2 before proceeding to your connecting gate. The LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front terminals, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', runs every 12-15 mins - After T6, it will stop at T7, T8, proceed around the bend to T1 & T2 - a 10-minute ride. P.S. as T6 is for United's preferred clients - find out if United provides its own shuttle gate-to-gate to T2.

     

    You can ignore frmay's advice on terminal transfers. Yes, you can take the shuttle, but it's fastest to walk, especially at that time of day. There is no gate to gate shuttle. You cannot take a taxi between terminals either. Also T6 is not for "preferred clients" - the check in area is, but their gates in T6 are regular United gates.

     

  • UA express (7 or 8) to TBIT
    May 5, 2014
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    UA have changed our flight from TUS to LAX so that a 'satisfying' connection time of 4+ hrs to get a LH flight is now only 1 hr 40 mins. We have to go through Security again, which is our big worry...lavish afternoon (3:40-5:20pm) on a Thursday afternoon! Should I try to get much earlier flight out of Phoenix? Help/advice please. Thanks.

     

    If your first flight is on-time you should be OK. Your bags should be checked through and you should get your LH boarding pass in TUS. All you have to do is run to the TBIT and go through security, which is usually not that bad.

     

  • TBIT to T2
    May 1, 2014
    1
    I will be arriving at TBIT from Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines, and then continue to Mexico City via Volaris on T2. I presume I have to go thru immigration, collect my luggage and then connect to T2. How long will it take to walk or take a shuttle bus from TBIT to T2? My flight will reach LAX on 0900. How long should I allow for the transfer to T2? The last time I was in LAX was 1988 and I remember long lines for non US citizens.

     

    It's about a 15-20 minute walk from the TBIT to T2. I would recommend walking if possible rather than taking the shuttle. I would allow at least 2 hours between scheduled arrival and scheduled departure times, preferably 2.5 hours.

     





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