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  • Connection Flight
    Apr 5, 2016
    I have Flight From India April 20th 13hrs to Miami toApril 20th 22.30hrs Newyork to April 21st 18hrs Spain Barcelona. I have C1 Valid visa. Can do custom check Miami or New york?


    There are no nonstop flights from India to Miami. You go through US Immigration and customs at your first stop in the US.


  • LAN to AA
    Apr 4, 2016
    Hi! I have a LAN flight from Chile that is expected to arrive @ 7.15 am and I have a connection flight AA 9.25 am. I would like to know if 2 h and 10┬┤would be enough to do customs, clear luggage, check in again and pass through security on the D wing. When is the rush our @ MIA airport? Thanks!


    That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly. MIA will be busy at that time. Where are you flying on AA?


  • Is 3 hours enough?
    Apr 4, 2016
    I'm arriving at Miami airport on AA2440 from Belize at 3.08pm and leaving for London on AA56 at 6.10pm. Is 3 hours sufficient time to catch the connecting flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Connecting
    Apr 3, 2016
    Hi! I'll be flying into MIA from Germany on BerlinAir on a Wednesday and catching a connecting flight to DFW on AA. I land at 1350 and leave at 1550. I've got a US Passport but will have checked bags, will this be enough time? Thanks


    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. AA has frequent flights from MIA to DFW if you miss your connection.


  • A god amount of time for a transfer with AA
    Apr 2, 2016
    I have read a number of examples regarding arriving at MIA from out of country and travelling on to another U.S. City. Can I assume that 2 hours is a good amount of time to complete the process? My example is CUR MIA DTW.


    2 hours is the least amount of time I would recommend.


  • Santiago to MIA to Salt Lake City
    Apr 1, 2016
    I am arriving at 4:25 AM on American from Santiago. I would like to catch a 7:00 AM Delta flight to Salt Lake City. Is 2.5 hours a reasonable amount of layover through customs (US Passport) given I am shifting from American to Delta? Thank you.


    I think that would be possible if everything went smoothly.


  • AA connecting flight
    Apr 1, 2016
    Hi, i am flying in June from with AA from Milan (ITALY) to Lima peru and have 2hrs connecting time at Miami Internationa Airport (should be same terminal). I dont have an american passport. Is that eough time? In case my flight is not on time, will AA put me on the next flight witout extra charges or will i have to buy my ticket again?


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security, but do not have to claim and re-check your bags since you are on an International to International connection on AA. Yes, if you miss your connection AA will put you on the next flight. However, that won't be until the next afternoon.


  • Connecting time
    Mar 30, 2016
    I will arrive from Brazil (TAM - brazilian airlines) at 05:30AM and a flight booked to Baltimore at 07:00AM (American Airlines) - Do I have time enough (although too short)?


    Considering the very early morning arrival, I wouldn't say this is impossible, but it's pretty difficult.


  • Changing from business to economy on an international flight
    Mar 30, 2016
    Is two hours enough time to transfer on same airline but international destination and change class from business to economy for a short leg


    SO are you flying from an international location to Miami and then somewhere else in the US or the reverse? Your post is quite confusing. How about being more specific with where you're coming from and where you're going.


    I am travelling from LHR to Miami and then on to Guatemala both flights with AA


    So in Miami you will go through US Immigration, customs, and security. You do not have to claim and re-check your bags. 2 hour should be just enough time.


    Thank you so much for that reassurance.


  • 1h30 for connecting flight
    Mar 26, 2016
    Hi. I have an AA connecting flight from Cancun Mexico CUN to Milan Italy MXP via Miami MIA. I arrive in MIA at 03:55 PM and have a connecting flight to MXP with a departure at 05:35 PM. From international to international. Since doors close 10min before departure I have 1h30 for passport control, US customs, ... I don't need to claim luggage since it goes automaticaly to the next flight. Is there a chance to catch next flight if I run ? I'm EU citizen with ESTA


    That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


  • Orlando to Miami to Curacao
    Mar 26, 2016
    I have an American Airlines flight from Orlando to Curacao with a 64 minute layover in Miami and a friend cautioned me that she thought I will not be able to make that connection in time. I called American to determine if that's enough time and the customer service agent said that's for me to decide. So helpful. I'm arriving into Gate D28 and leaving from Gate D39. The agent said she expected I would have to go through security again. A change of flight to an earlier time will cost almost $300. Any advice? Is it worth it to change?


    All you have to do in Miami is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The agent you talked to is wrong. You have enough time if the flight from Orlando is on-time.


    Thank you! That's super helpful.


  • 2 hours and 10 mins connection
    Mar 28, 2016
    Hi, I am arriving to Miami airport from Paris CDG via British airways operated by AA and leaving to San Jose Costa Rica on the same airline. Will 2 hours and 10 mins layover be enough? Do i need to claim my luggage and re-check them? Thanks for the help


    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Since you are on an International to International connection operated by AA you should not have to claim your bags in Miami.


    that's wrong information. You do need to recheck baggage when arriving and flying international


    great! thanks!


    Would i be able to do that in 2 hours and 10 mins?


  • Arrive in Miami from Santiago
    Mar 22, 2016
    I arrive in Miami from Santiago at 4:18am. My flight to Chicago leaves at 6:55am. Will this be enough time to clear customs and get from and international terminal to a domestic terminal (if that's the case)


    That should be enough time. If both flights are on American they are in the same terminal.


  • Connection Time through Miami to Barbados
    Mar 21, 2016
    Hi there, I am travelling with American Airlines from New York via Miami to Bridgetown (Barbados), all flights with AA. How long will I need in Miami to transfer, I due to arrive at 1659, departing at 1800. Is this possible ?? Thanks Michael


    Yes, that is possible. All you have to do in Miami is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting to Orlando
    Mar 21, 2016
    Some good info here. We fly in on BA/AA arriving 2000 and have an Orlando flight at 2159. 3 kids, collecting luggage and going through immigration then back...do we have time?


    Yes, with that late evening arrival you should have enough time.


    Thank you...no matter what happens it's always relieving when someone tells you it will be OK :-)


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