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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.