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  • terminal 8 to tbit
    Jun 24, 2014
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    flying from Vancouver with air Canada arriving at terminal 8, then need to get to TBIT for a connecting flight to Fiji with Fiji airways air pacific . what is the easiest way to get from terminal 8 to TBIT, and will I have to re check baggage and go threw security and customs once arriving in LAx , all flights were purchased togeather thanks

     

    Air Canada does not use Terminal 8. Air Canada uses Terminal 2. Terminal 8 is used by United and United Express. The easiest way to get from either T8 or T2 to the TBIT is to walk along the curbfront. Air Canada and Air Pacific do have an interline baggage agreement, so your baggage will be transferred. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Vancouver. In LAX you will have to go to the TBIT, get your Fiji Airways boarding pass, and go through security.

     

    United and Fiji AIrways also have an interline agreement in case your YVR-LAX flight is operated by United/United Express.

     

    thanks for the info, the booking confirmation says my flight number is air Canada but is operated by united airways and says terminal 8 so im not sure. im just assuming I will arrive at terminal 8. would it be quicker to walk from either Terminal to tbit or catch the transfer bus

     

    Yes, if it's operated by United then you will check-in with United in Vancouver and arrive in Terminal 8. It's usually fastest to walk unless you're a very slow walker as curbfront vehicle traffic at LAX is horrible, meaning the bus moves very slowly.

     

    thanks, my layover time at lax is 2 hours 17 mins, hopefully that is enough time to get from T8 to tbit and threw security get to my gate

     

  • walking between terminals
    Jun 19, 2014
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    I need to get from T2 to T7. Can I walk along West Way or East Way or through Parking buildings 1 & 9. Are these routes faster than walking around the terminal?

     

  • LAX to SMF
    Jun 18, 2014
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    Hi, I am traveling with a 1 yr. old baby arriving in LAX at 14:10 via Etihad and catching another flight to SMF via American Airlines at 16:50. Will 2.5 hours enough for us to get into our connecting flight? Pls. advise. Thanks.

     

  • Can I make T3 Arriving 10:30pm Leaving TBIT 11:30pm?
    Jun 16, 2014
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    I'm a Canadian and have an hour to get from a flight from Detroit on Spirit (Terminal T3) to a flight on Korean Air to Seoul (TBIT Terminal). Can I make it? What if I don't have any checked luggage? How long does it usually take to get through security at TBIT?

     

  • LAX SW to Delta connection
    Jun 14, 2014
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    Arrive SW T1 at noon depart Delta T5 2:20. Checked bags and two kids. So about two hours to retrieve bags, change terminals, check bags, and get thru security. Are we crazy?

     

  • Enuf time to get from T4 Arriving 6:05 AM Leaving 7:35 AM T 1
    Jun 20, 2014
    1
    Is there enough time to get from Term 4 Arriving 6:05 AM Leaving 7:35 AM Term 1. Thx very much.

     

    You do not arrive at the "S Terminal". You will arrive at one of the numerous domestic concourses. To get to an international flight you just have to take the Plane Train, which runs inside security, from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse. 58 mins should be plenty of time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Is 90 minutes enough to connect
    Jun 10, 2014
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    Im wondering if I have enough time to connect with my flight from LAX to Las Vegas. We are coming in from Puerto Vallarta to LAX and have 90 minutes to clear customs, etc. Both flights are Delta.

     

  • Customs/Immigration
    Jun 6, 2014
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    Any idea how busy customs/immigration are at TBIT around 6:30am, I will be arriving there July 11 and have a connecting flight at T5 approx 3 hrs later

     

  • Connecting Flights
    Jun 12, 2014
    3
    Do I have enough time if I am coming from Cancun on Volaris and landing at 9.54pm to make it to my flight from LAX to Australia on QANTAS taking off at 11.50pm?

     

    Is your arrival domestic or international. If international it will be really tough as you probably won't make it to T1 in time for Southwest's bag cutoff.

     

    Thx very much. No checked luggage. Should have mentioned: Coming into LAX from Kona on American at 6:05 AM (T4) and going on to Southwest flight to DEN at 7:35 AM (T1). If I get off plane by 6:30 and need to be at Southwest gate at 7:00 is there enough time to walk through terminals, not parking garages?

     

    I'd walk through the parking garages.

     

  • domestic to international connection
    Jun 11, 2014
    1
    Hi I am arriving on United Express from ABQ at 342pm, I depart on Delta at 638pm for Tokyo, is that enough time to connect... my travel agent is saying it's not a legal connection...

     

    You could take a train to Termini and spend maybe an hour or 2 there before you would have to come back.

     

  • Tranfer time between T6 and TBIT
    Jun 10, 2014
    2
    Arriving at T6 from Anchorage at 10.15pm 15/8. Connecting to a China Airlines flight that departs at 01.55 on 16/8 from TBIT. Will I have enough time to make this transfer and flight? These are separate flights so I have to pick up my bags at T6 and get them checked in again at TBIT. Thanks.

     

    If you bought your tickets together they will be transferred automatically to China Eastern and checked through to MNL and you won't have to claim and re-check them in YVR.

     

    Thank you so much for the info.

     

  • Arriving Skywest and departing Air Canada
    Jun 3, 2014
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    I will have 1 hr 45 min to make a connection in LAX.. I don't think there is anyway of doing this inside a secure area. Means exiting the building and then shuttle, walk (what do people recommend) and going through security again. to get to Air Canada in terminal 2. What is your suggestions for a smooth transition? This will be about 7 a.m.

     

  • 1 hour connection time with United
    Jul 22, 2014
    1
    I will be flying into LAX from Denver on a United Airlines flight, then onwards to Narita on a United Airlines flight also. The connection time is 1 hour and 1 minute only. Would that be enough time to make it to the next flight? I believe the terminal for the incoming and outgoing flights are both in terminal 7. Thanks.

     

    If you're in the same terminal, that should be OK. You'll do int'l check-in in Denver, and then just have to deplane and head to the other gate. If it's another terminal, it'll be tough. Are you sure you aren't heading out from TBIT?

     

  • Help
    May 31, 2014
    0
    If I am sitting towards back of a 777-ER arriving at LAX (TB) on international flight is 3 hr layover enough to get through customs etc and catch my domestic flight in T5. All flights booked via delta.

     

  • Connecting flight in one hour.... enough time?
    Jun 4, 2014
    1
    I am travelling from Los Cabos, Mexico to LAX, then connecting to another flight to London Heathrow, I have a layover at LAX of just over an hour, will this be enough time to clear security/ customs and get to the next gate?

     

    JFK has no T3 - El Al uses Terminal 4. Yes, you have plenty of time to transfer the bags yourself if necessary.

     





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