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Flying in JAN 09, Korean Air KE011 from ICN, arriving 14:00. I'm looking to book a connecting flight from LAX to DEN. What is the min departure interval I should look for for the flight? I am a US citizen, and have the new Mobile Passport app, carry-on only, nothing to declare. Thank you!
I would want at last 3 hours. Although having no checked bags makes 2.5 doable.
We have a short connection time of 1 hr 50 minutes arriving in Delta terminal 5 from Minneapolis and going to terminal 3 for the Virgin Australia flight to Sydney. I'm a little confused about where Virgin Australia departs from. The airline confirmed for me that I will get my boarding pass to Sydney when I check in in Minneapolis. I've seen some comments on line that the check in is in terminal 3 but the flight departs from TBIT. Since we will have boarding passes, could I just skip going to terminal 3 and go straight through to TBIT through the gate 4 connector to avoid security? Of do flights actually depart from terminal 3. What is the best way to go, walking vs shuttle (with a 5 year old)?
The Virgin Austalia check-in counter is in Terminal 3, but their flights actually depart from the International Terminal. Yes, since you should already have your boarding passes you can go directly to the International Terminal through the Tunnel to T4 and then the new connector building to the TBIT.
We arrive at 3:15pm on Southwest Airlines Terminal 1and depart on Moukolele Air at Terminal 6 at 5:30pm. Can we get from Term 1 to Term 6 without going through security again?
No, you have to go through security again in Terminal 6. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
ok, thank you!
Flying from Sydney to Boston with United (all in the same ticket). Arriving at LAX from Sydney at 6.30am and flight to Boston leaves at 8.20am. Should that be enough time to make the change? I have one checked bag and I assume that I'll get both boarding passes in Sydney and the bag will be checked in all the way to Boston.
You will have to claim your bag in LAX to go through US Customs, then immediately re-check it at the re-check desk, before proceeding to Security and to your departure gate in T7. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
This week I will need to connect from a LAS->LAX flight to United 839 from LAX to Sydney Australia. Today United reservations told me the Sydney is leaving from Terminal 7. They were unable to say if it always does.

Does anyone know? If it ever leaves from TBIT that will seriously affect my connection time allowance. If it always goes from Term 7 and I fly in on UA I can save the security re-clearance and travel time to TBIT and make a shorter connection time.

Any frequent flight 839 flyers know the answer? Thanks!

Also, suppose I arrive at Terminal 8 and have to get to TBIT and re-clear security. How much time should I allow? SYD departure is 10:50pm, so I am assuming the security line won't be very long. But I can't risk missing the flight!
No United flights ever leave from the TBIT. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time,.
Flying from New Zealand with New Zealand Air, landing at LAX at 10:30am. Separate reservation with Delta leaves for domestic flight at 1:00pm. Is this enough time?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
hi, flying southwest from Tulsa to lax will be there @ 9:40am will I have time to go get boarding pass from china eastern departing @ 11:30am thanks
With checked bags, no, that's not enough time.
We land into LAX via Southwest at 11.20 and need to catch emirates flight at 3.45pm. We may have nearly 6 large bags. Is there an easier way to go to International terminal. Thanks
We're arriving from London Gatwick at 5:05 on a Sunday and taking a separate (not connected) flight to Portland. I'm assuming we'd have to clear customs before rechecking our bagged for the second flight. My question is how long should I allow? I need to book the second leg and wanted to leave enough buffer time for customs and security.
I would want at least 3 hours between flights.
Awesome, that's what I was thinking, but I've never gone through customs. Thanks for the response!!
I will be arriving from Australia at 0615 am and need to jump onto an AA flight to Miami which departs at 0900. I have checked baggage.. Will there be enough time to make the flight!? Thanks in advance
Yes, that should be enough time.