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  • flt to CDG from LAX
    Jan 24, 2017
    Hi I'm flying from LAX to CDG via MIA. I only have a 1 hr connection. Will that be enough?


  • Lounge Use MIA Term J
    Jan 20, 2017
    I will depart MIA at 3:30 PM on AA but my cruise arrives very early so I have a 5 hour wait and I would like to use the VIP Lounge in Terminal J. Do I have to go thru security at Term D and then walk to Term J or will they let me go through security at Term J with an AA ticket? How long a walk is it between J and D? I want to avoid the skytrain since it is not airside.


    There's no guarantee you will be allowed through security in J and J and D are not connected inside security.


    Jan 20, 2017
    Hello there, so I'm flying with LATAM from UIO - MIA arriving at 13.30 ,do have one checked luggage, then flying with TUIFLY to Brussels departing at 16.05 would have to clear customs and re check my luggage. Would it be enough time?


    That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • Customs
    Jan 19, 2017
    I have a flight from STL to MIA and then a 1 hour 51 min layover to a flight to Madrid. They are different airlines. Will I have enough time for (1) gate change (2) luggage transfer and (3) customs?


    What airlines are you flying? There is no US customs when leaving the US.


  • Heathrow - Miami - Montego Bay
    Jan 19, 2017
    Hello, I am flying American Airlines from London Heathrow to Miami and then on to Montego Bay, Jamaica. I have just under two hours to make my connecting flight, have the airline given me enough time? Thanks in advance.


    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Orlando - Miami - LHR
    Jan 17, 2017
    Hello. I am looking at a flight all with British Airway to go from Orlando International to Miami with a 2 hour gap, and the to fly to London Heathrow. Would this be enough time?


    Note that at least the first flights will be operated by American. All you have to do in Miami is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


  • SDQ-Miami-LHR
    Jan 15, 2017
    I'm flying to the UK from Dominican republic via Miami. My flight is business class. Do I have to collect my baggage and recheck it in? I have wheel chair assistance will they help me?


    You have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and SEcurity. However, if both flights are on American you don't have to claim and re-check your bags since it's an International to International connection.


    It's American Airline from DR then British Airways from Miami (partnership flight) Will i still have to claim and recheck - thanks


    You'll have to ask the airline when you check your bags in DR.


  • luggage
    Jan 14, 2017
    i have a flight from monteago bay to miami then to charlotte, do i have to get my bag to go through customs then recheck it after immigration ? thanks!


    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.


    that's still applicable even with American Airlines ?


    also, im flying into gate d36, where would i claim my luggage before going through customs


    You will go straight to immigration upon arrival. After you clear Immigration the international baggage claim will be right after.


  • customs in Miami or Panama
    Jan 12, 2017
    I am flying AA from DC to Miami and then have an hour layover in Miami before I carry on to Panama City. I am worried about having to clear customs in that time. Will I go through customs in Miami and will it be enough time? or do I just go through customs once in Panama. Thanks


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Miami is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Enough time?
    Jan 11, 2017
    We are flying to MIA from Key West through to Toronto. If I understand correctly, when we land at MIA, we need to get from Terminal D (American Airlines) to Terminal E (West Jet), plus clear customs and security in between. Our layover is only 90 minutes between flights...we're not going to make it, are we? Thanks for any advice.


    Do you have checked bags? There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


    No checked bags. The trip is Key West-Miami-Toronto. When we switch terminals in Miami to catch our Toronto flight, will there be security to clear? (I'm hearing you say no customs until we land in Toronto?). Thanks, ZAP!


    There is a walkway inside security from D to E - you can go directly to your departure gate.


  • Budapest-Heatrow-Miami-San Juan
    Jan 10, 2017
    I fly out of Budapest - London - Miami (BA 1526) - to San Juan (British Airways all the flights on one reservation) and my question is, I have to pick up my luggage upon arrival in Miami, then go through immigration, customs and control secuirty, then again my check-in luggage for the next flight to San Juan and find your gate? I have four hours layover, that should be enough.? thanks Where is the nearest immigration control at my arrival?


    Yes, you have the procedure correct. That is plenty of time. Your flight to San Juan will be operated by American. You will be directed to the Immigration checkpoint after you arrive in Miami (at US airports everyone HAS to go through immigration after they arrive on an International flight).


  • between concourses
    Jan 9, 2017
    Going to Bimini on silver airlines which are G gates. Can I goto the centurion lunge?


    The Centurion Lounge is located in Concourse D. Concourse G is not connected to any other concourses inside security.


  • Oslo - Heathrow - MIA - Guatemala
    Jan 8, 2017
    Flying with AA from London to Guatemala via MIA. Do we have to go through immigration and security or can we simply find our departure gate? Do we have to recheck our baggage? The transit time is 1:50


    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You don't have to do anything with your bags since it is an International to International connection on AA through Miami. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Connection time
    Jan 7, 2017
    Hi, looking at a flight from PUJ to MIA with a 1 hour window until I connect to SJO. It sounds like I need to get through customs and security - is it possible in just an hour?


    Realistically no, that is not possible.


    Jan 15, 2017
    HI, if my flight arrives in Miami at 1:15pm, would i have time to get to my flight to LIMA ar 4pm? I would still have to get my bags first. Thanks!


    Is the first flight domestic or International?


    hi i would like to ask if my fligth is mia to grand caymand island (connecting fligth) and my layover is 2hrs do i need transit visa? Here's my connecting fligth singapore-london-miami-grand caymand by the way im filipino citizen


    Yes, if you are a Filipino citizen you need a US Transit Visa.


    I'm traveling from jamaica going to Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic but my flight will stop in miami before departing to dominican. Will I need a Miami visa to connect to my next flight.


    Natty, If you are a Jamaican or Dominican citizen then you need a US Transit Visa.


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