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  • transfer time
    Jun 15, 2016
    Do we have sufficient transfer time flying into MIA from Madrid with AA at 3:25 pm and continuing with AA to San Jose, Costa Rica at 6:13? We have 2 children around 6 years. Can we directly check the luggage from Madrid to San Jose (same airline)? Thank you


    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, if both flights are operated by AA your bags can be checked through to SJO, but you still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security in Miami.


    Thank you very much!


  • transfer
    Jun 11, 2016
    Do i meed to go through security between terminals D and G if I am arriving In a domestic flight going to an international gate? the fast way to transfer?


    D and G are not connected inside security. Where are you flying from G? The only international flights that depart there are Cuba charters.


    Sorry it is F term. Barcelona It is not connected to D term?


    No, F is not connected inside security to D, only E is. I assume you mean Barcelona, Venezuela on Avior? Because AA flights to Barcelona, Spain leave from D or E.


  • Domestic to International on AA
    Jun 10, 2016
    Thinking about booking a flight arriving in Miami from Houston at 8:41am then departing to Ecuador at 9:45am all on AA. Will this be enough time to make the connection?


    Yes. that is enough time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate on your way to Ecuador.


  • Connection Terminal D to F
    Jun 10, 2016
    Hi, I am traveling from MSY to HEL thorough MIA with AA seems like will be terminal D arriving at 20;50 pm and departure to HEL at 10;30 pm from Terminal F is it good time to go between terminals and do I have to go out from D term. outside and have security check again on entrance to F terminal?


    You will depart from E not F. There is a walkway from D to E inside security. If both tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Many thanks for info! I have been asking because airline agent advise me that all flights by Finnair made from F so I didn't know how to transfer.


  • Return from Int to Domestic
    Jun 10, 2016
    I arrive at 5:10 am on a Saturday from Int Flight from Brazil. Have a domestic connection from MIA to PHX at 7:30. Is there enough time?


    Both flights on AA.


    That should be enough time.


  • Domestic to International Transfer
    Jun 10, 2016
    I have two separate reservation. DCA to MIA. Then MIA to Brazil. Both on AA? Will I need to get bags and go thru security at MIA again?


    You can have AA join your two reservations together and check your bags through to Brazil in DCA. Then all you have to do in Miami is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 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?


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