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  • Inteernational Flight connection to domestic
    Apr 21, 2017
    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


  • MDE to MIA to MSP Connection
    Apr 21, 2017
    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.


  • Domestic to international connection
    Apr 19, 2017
    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.


  • Barcelona to London to Miami and then to Houston
    Apr 20, 2017
    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?


  • Aruba to Dallas via Miami
    Apr 19, 2017
    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.


  • D to E connection
    Apr 19, 2017
    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.


  • Connecting from Lima via Miami to Havana
    Apr 18, 2017
    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.


  • Can I make it on time?
    Apr 18, 2017
    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.


  • Making connection
    Apr 19, 2017
    Flying into Miami from Madrid on British air at 8:05 pm. Need to make connecting flight to Houston on American Airlines. Flight leaves at 9:49 pm. Will I make it?


    Your flight from Madrid will be on Iberia or American. That is enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Have you already taken your flight? I do not have a connecting flight but will purchase a separate flight to Houston from Miami after arriving from spain at 3. the flight to Houston is at 345 and I wanted to see if I would have to go through customs first and then go through security again?


  • Enough time between flights?
    Apr 18, 2017
    Hi. Will I have suffice t transit time when flying Merida Mexico TO Miami and then TO Iceland within the same day? Will lend in Miami with Aeromexico at 13:55 on Apríl 20 and next flight is same day with WOW air to Iceland at 16:30. Is that enough time? Will I need to go between terminal? Thanks. : )


    That is a very difficult connection. At least both flights are in the South Terminal Complex, but you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with WOW and go through security and to your departure gate.


  • Short Connection
    Apr 14, 2017
    AA booked me on a MCO -MIA - SJO flight in June. The connection in MIA is only 55 min. Would that be sufficient since SJO is an international destination? Do I need to go through Immigration at MIA? Thanks.


    Yes, that is enough time. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • enought time 1 h 26 min conection?
    Apr 14, 2017
    I have int flight from IAD Washington MIA on jun 20oth 1153-234pm Mia, LAN Airlines operated by AMerican Airl, then MIA 4 00PM -BOGota Colombia Lan AIRLINES Latam Colombia, is 1h 26 min enough? , I was told I have to claim baggae in MIA, recheck bags , customs? is all that the process? I tough Latam has a contract with AA to transfer bags.. ?? HELP


    You were told incorrectly. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You don't have to do anything with your bags in Miami on the way to Bogota. You just have to go to the South Terminal where the LAN gate will be and go through security. You have enough time if the flight from IAD is on-time.


    Apr 12, 2017
    Flying through MIA with only short stop of 1 hour 20 mins. Flight delayed by 40 mins. Will I make connection?


    Yes, you can still make it.


  • Connection Anxiety
    Apr 11, 2017
    Flying American Airlines from St Louis to Miami and then connecting to Belize with only a 54 minute layover in Miami. Are the terminals close as to have enough time to make the transition? Assuming the connecting flight to Belize begins loading 30 prior to take off.


    That is enough time. All AA gates are connected inside security. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • LAS - MIA - LHR
    Apr 11, 2017
    Hi all, I am arriving into Miami International with AA in June (assuming D Gates) I am then departing to London Heathrow, with Virgin Atlantic, (assuming F gates) around 2 hours later, Do I need to leave the airside area to connect to the other terminal? & is the quickest way of doing so by the moving walkway on level 3 I have read about? I do not have luggage with me (only carry-on) If I need to pass through Security again at the F gates, is there a First Class/priority lane as I will be travelling in First. There are two hours between flights, does this seem an achievable time? Thanks for your help!


    Also - do I need to pass through Passport Checks/Immigration when landing in Miami or will i just exit the north terminal? (I know I will have security check-point when entering F gates)


    Yes, you need to leave the airside, walk to F, and go through security. There is no passport control when leaving the US or when traveling on domestic flights. There should be a priority line in F.


    Thanks ZAP! I assume 2 hours should be sufficient time?


    Yes, if the AA flight is on-time that's enough time.


    Thanks so much for your help!


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