Miami (MIA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Hi, we will land at 4:15pm from LHR on AA and leave again on AA at 5:55pm - AA tells us that min connection time is 1.5hours, so we should be ok from this perspective, however I think this is highly risky - any suggestions on how to cut down connection time? Cut the lines like an a**hole?
Yes, that is fairly risky. An option to save time would be to not check bags.
Hello, I am flying from IND to MIA on May 13th on AA and getting in at 2:47pm. I am then flying from MIA to FLR on Iberia at 5:15pm. Because I did not book the flights together, will I need to recheck my bags and go through security again? If so, will I have enough time?
Since AA and Ibera are OneWorld partners you should be able to show your Iberia confirmation to the agent in Indianapolis and have your bags tagged through to Florence. Otherwise you should still have enough time to transfer them yourself in Miami if you have to.
Hi. I'm arriving from Rio with LATAM, at Terminal J I think, and then connecting to the American Airline flight to Barbados, at Terminal D or E. I have over 4 hours for the connection, so I guess that's plenty of time.
I know that I have to go through immigration and pick up my bag, and then have to check in at the AA desk.
My questions are: how easy is it get from J to D/E ? And can I access other airline lounges (eg British in Term E) whilst I kill time ?
It's not too hard to get from J to D. There are signs to D/E. If you are Oneworld Emerald or above or traveling Business class you can access the American lounges in D, otherwise you would have to pay for lounge access.
Hi, I'm traveling from LAX to MIA to POS (Trinidad) my flight from LAX is at 9am arriving at 4:57pm in Miami. My flight to POS is at 6:11pm that leaves me with a layover of 1hr 14 mins, do you think that is enough timer or connection or should I try to switch to an earlier flight? Also if I arrive from LAX at terminal E do I have to go back through security?
Sorry I meant if that was enough time for the connection, and also if I arrive from LAX to Miami at terminal E, if I would have to go through security to make my POS connecting flight.
Hello, I'll be traveling from BWI (Baltimore Washington) to Panama City, Panama with a short layover in Miami. Both flights are through American Airlines and are part of a connected flight. I only have approximately 52 minutes in between flights. Will I have difficulty making that transfer? Thank you!
That should be enough time. All you have to do in Miami on the way to Panama is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi there, I would like to book a flight from SJO through MIA to SXM on AA, however they don't offer the two legs as a combined flight, there would be just over an hour in between flights. I am wondering if they do not offer them because you would have to go through customs in the US in order to pass through to fly to St Martin? Or can I stay in the same terminal arriving from Costa RIca and departing for St. Martin, thus an hour would be sufficient? Thank you!
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. That's why the connection is impossible.