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Flying London Heathrow to St Maarten via Miami with American Airlines. Is a 3hr 10 connection in Miami enough?
That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi,

I found a great price to fly from Dublin to Manaus all with American Airlines. The itinerary is Dublin-JFK-MIA-MAO. There is only a 1hr layover in Miami. Is that enough time considering the following:

Dublin is one of the only non-US airports where US customs pre-clearance is possible so I will not have to go through customs in JFK. My bags will be checked through all the way to Manaus. Therefore I will not (I assume) have to go through customs in Miami nor check in bags so would 1 hour be enough?
Yes, 1 hour is enough. You are correct. Both in JFK and Miami all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi I am flying american from Santiago to Orlando through Miami.
I arrive at 04:45 and take off around 07:10 on a sunday morning. I have the mobile passport app for customs and immigration. Will this be enough time for me to get through there and tsa to get to my flight? Thanks in advance
Sorry forgot to mention i have one checked bag
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. The very early morning arrival helps.
I am travelling from Medellin, Colombia through Miami. The Avianca flight arrives in Miami at 1:49 pm and the Delta flight departs at 3:40 pm. I will be carrying luggage but still have to go through Immigration and Customs. Is that enough time? From other posts it may not be?
With carry on bags that should be barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. Check in online for your Delta flight before leaving Colombia.
Flying JFK to MIA to London Heathrow with American Airlines. Connection time in MIA is 1hr 19 mins. Will I need to collect and rechegck luggage? Will I need to change terminals? Is this enough time? B
All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
I am traveling to Miami from Barcelona with a layover in London. I arrive in Miami at 3:00 PM. I need to get a flight to Houston from Miami. There is a 3:45 from MIA to Hou that it says is often delayed. Would I have enough time to arrive clear customs and make it to the gate?
There is absolutely no way you could make that flight. You need at least 3 hours.
Even if I have the customs app and am TSA pre checked?
Flying out of Aruba on Friday and have been advised that I will go through Aruba and US customs at Aruba airport. Does this mean I can check my bags all the way to Dallas or will I need to collect and recheck at Miami
You will not have to collect your bags in Miami. All you do in Miami is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Can I connect from the D gates to the monorail accessed E gates (E20-33) inside security? If so, how do you get to the monorail? Thanks!
Yes, all D and E gates are connected inside security. there is a walkway to the non-satellite gates in E and then you take the monorail from there.
Is it possible to arrive from Lima via Latam at 7:30 then make a Delta flight to Havana at 9:00 the same day? Will I have to clear customs?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with Delta, go through security and to your departure gate. That is not enough time.
What if not checking any bags?
Then you still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, check in with Delta, and go through security. It's still very difficult.
I am flying into Miami from Lisbon 2:30 PM on TAP Portugal, then to Freeport at 5:30 PM on American Airlines. Is this connection possible? Any advice/suggestion? Thank you in advance.
Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.