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  • Dealing with baggage and security from domestic to international
    May 25, 2015
    I am flying from Arcata to SFO on united, and then joining my family to fly to Korea on Asiana Air. Tickets were purchased separately. Will I need to go out of terminal 3, exiting security, and check back in the international terminal? I do have a decent layover if my flight leaves arcata on time. Or is there a way to link the tickets since the carriers are partners?


  • 49 mins enough for UAL connection?
    Jan 17, 2014
    I'm arriving from Vancouver and changing to UAL's flight to MFR ithe first Friday in April. I arrive at the International Terminal 3:21pm and depart Terminal 3 at 4:10pm. 2 questions: Will I have time to 1) get through security/customs and get to my gate on time with 1 checked bag? 2) If not time with checked bag, will I have time with only carry-on baggage?


    You will likely NOT arrive in the International Terminal. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Vancouver and your arrival into SFO will be like a domestic flight. All you will have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. However, your United Express flight to MFR will likely depart from Terminal 1. United runs a shuttle bus from Terminal 3 where you will likely arrive to their gates in Terminal 1 that runs inside security. If your first flight is on-time you will have enough time, but you'll have to hurry.


  • Can I meet a friend passing through SFO with a three hour layover?
    Jan 7, 2014
    Friend is traveling PHX-SFO-China tomorrow. She has a three hour layover. Is it possible for us to meet her there for coffee/lunch? If so, any recommendations to make it work?


  • really no delays?
    Jul 7, 2013
    A plane just crashed and media reports say airport is closed... thought this side would have more info...


    Yeah, no delays... just cancellations 20 min. before you were supposed to board your connecting flight to SFO... but no delay right? UA... eat shit and die!


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