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  • Can I make my connection?
    Jun 9, 2016
    I'm traveling from Chicago to Cancun through Miami on AA. If I get to Miami at 9:01 can I make my connecting flight at 9:49?


    Yes, if your flight from Chicago is on-time that's enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Baggage & Security
    Jun 9, 2016
    Hi. I am travelling London to MIA to New Orleans. Do you know whether I have to collect and recheck bag at MIA? and what security / customs will I have to go through? thanks


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


  • Info Needed
    Jul 24, 2016
    Will be traveling from Las Vegas to Port of Spain Trinidad via Mia. Leaving LAS @ 9:17am and arriving in MIA @ 5:10pm, and departing to POS Trinidad @ 6:57pm. Have a 1hr 47mins layover in MIA, will that give me enough time to catch my connecting flight? Both flights are with AA. Also do I have to collect my checked bags in MIA or will it be checked straight through to my final destination?


    You don't have to do anything with your bags in Miami on your way to Trinidad. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


    Great thanks for the info. Would I have to clear Immigration?


    No, there is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. You just show your passport when boarding the flight to Trinidad.


    AA changed my flight times and now I will be leaving Las Vegas to Trinidad via Mia @ 9:05am and arriving in MIA @ 4:49pm to then depart to Port of Spain Trinidad @ 6:05pm. With this new chaange, will I have time to catch my connecting flight?


  • customs
    Jun 6, 2016
    traveling from Grand Cayman to NYC via MIA. After clearing customs do you need to go back thru security if you are doing carry on and is 1.40 min enough time on a Saturday @ 3pm


    Yes, you have to go through security after clearing customs in Miami. That's technically a legal connection, but I don't think it's very likely you'll make it unless your flight from Grand Cayman arrives significantly early.


    Jun 8, 2016
    hi all, we are a British couple in honeymoon flying from JFK to GND Grenada with American Airlines in business class/first on the 5th October. Our flight from JFK lands in Miami at 2:12pm and departs for Grenada at 3:34pm. will we make it? AA have told us we have time as our bags go straight through. Because we are British do we have go through security again or as AA say do we just change gates? Many thanks in advance to everyone! s


    You will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. This is a very difficult connection, bordering on not possible.


    Thank you. To give you some background we would have flown into Boston one week before as we are travelling around there and then starting the second half of our trip from JFK. Would we have not done all of the security already and just have to simply walk to another gate? How to AA sell these tickets if it is so hard? Thanks S


    Sorry, I misread. I thought you were coming back from Grand Cayman. On the way to Grand Cayman all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Sorry, I meant Grenada, not Grand Cayman.


  • YYZ>MIA>CUR: 1 hr 20 min. Monday 8/29/16 - enough time?
    Jun 6, 2016
    Hi ZAP & Crew! We are connecting from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Miami & then on to Curaco (Carribean). Land MIA 9:47am, depart 11:10am, Monday 8/29/16. No checked bags, AA both legs, same reservation, young married couple able to run like the wind if necessary. Is 1 hr 23 minutes possible if everything goes perfectly, okay even if some delays, or do we not even stand a chance no matter what? Please let us know, thanks! - Sid & Anna


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Miami on the way to Curacao is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.


  • lima to miami to pittsburgh
    Jun 5, 2016
    Landing in Miami from Lima at 7:45am. I"m considering flight from Miami to Pittsburgh at 9:20am. Not sure if there is enough time to go through customs, etc. My other option is 11:08 flight Miami - Pittsburgh. Would prefer the 9:20am flight because it's nonstop. Thoughts?


    Assuming both flights are on American and on the same reservation, the 9:20 flight should be just possible.


  • Bahamas - MIA
    Jun 5, 2016
    I Will arrive from Nassau in Miami at 12.53 pm and I have to catch my flight going back to Europe departure at 5.05 pm! Is it enough time?


    That should be plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Nassau.


  • 3 hours connection
    May 30, 2016
    Arriving from San Salvador Bahamas At 4:17 pm,I have a connecting flight toLax with Delta at 7;15. it the last flight to LA Is it enough,considering the big weekend?


  • RSW-EWR United Monday
    May 28, 2016
    Hey, i fly on monday morning 5:25am with united from Fort Myers to Newark. 2 hrs before is enough? thanks Thomas


  • San Juan to London Heathrow with AA/BA
    Jun 5, 2016
    Flying from San Juan to London Heathrow, connecting in Miami. San Juan to Miami is with AA and Miami to LHR is BA. Will we need to collect and recheck bags in Miami? We did have to on the incoming route, but I heard this is because of US customs coming in from international. Is outbound OK?? Thank you.


    Yes, on the return to London you won't have to do anything with your bags in Miami.


  • Connecting Flight From ATL to LIM through MIA - 2 hrs enough?
    May 25, 2016
    I have a flight landing at 11:59pm on Delta and I have an outbound at 2:05am on LAN to Lima. Arriving H terminal I think and departing J. Will need to get bags and check back in and clear security. 2 hours turn around time - hoping the middle of the night factor will help my timing. Do I have enough time?


  • Transfer beyween terminals
    May 25, 2016
    Do i meed to go through security between terminals if I am arriving In a domestic flight going to an international mdeparture gate?


    What airline(s) are you flying?


  • Layover time
    May 24, 2016
    I'm trying to book a flight from St. Kitts (SKB) to Phoenix (PHX) through Miami and my options are a 3 1/2 hr layover or a 9 hr layover. Will 3 1/2 hrs be enough?


    yes, that is plenty of time.


  • 1h30 Connection from international to domestic flight
    May 24, 2016
    Hello, I will be travelling from Milan to Indianapolis with a connection in Miami. The problem is that American Airlines changed my flight and now I'll have a 1 and 1/2 hour connection in Miami, which is kind of short. Will I be able to make it in time with my mom without running ? Also, are there any ways to get around faster in the airport in case the gate is far ? Thank you for your help


    That's not realistically possible. Immigration in Miami is frequently backed up.


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