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inbound from AMS, Ukraine citizens, two checked bags, need to make a flight to PHX with a 1 hr 51 min layover. The inbound flight shows an average of 23 min delay through flightstats. how tight of a connection will this be? will the passengers have to go out and back in through the security to get to the departure gates (Delta). TIA
That should still be enough time. You will have to go through security and US Security questions to access your departure gate.
Sorry, I thought you were talking about a connection in AMS, disregard my above post. In Seattle they will go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, re-check their bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to their departure gate. They should have just enough time.
Thank you. They are familiar with AMS, as that's their preferred route, just never tried Seattle, as usually they do MSP. Nov I will be flying into Seattle from Reykjavik by icelandair arr 4:45 pm and dep to salt lake city again by delta at 6:15 pm and im a US citizen with 2 checked bags i know its pretty rush to go through immigration and recheck you luggage again but wondering if it might be possible ?
No, I don't think that's possible with checked bags.
I'm returning from SF to Victoria, BC by Delta and have a 30m layover in Seattle. Will this be enough if the connecting flight is also Delta?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time but leaves no time to spare if it's not.
Flying on Alaska Airlines from Calgary to Seattle, collecting luggage, clearing immigration and customs then flying Alaskan Airlines domestic flight from Seattle to Sitka. 1hr 12mins. Is it enough time?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Our flights times have changed. We are flying Delta from Phx to Seattle. We have 30 minutes before our connecting flight takes off for Canada. Is this enough time????
Yes, that is possible if the first flight is on-time but leaves no time to spare.
International arrival at 1 PM - Domestic connection 3.25 PM in southwest. I assume it is good enough time in Seattle airport to go through immigration and customs and catch the connection.

Question - Does southwest have a location to drop in my bags for domestic flight inside the international terminal after I go through the customs?
If not, should I exit international terminal and go to southwest terminal to drop my bags and then is 2 1/2 hours still enough?
You will have to go to the main terminal with your bags to re-check them with Southwest. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Delta changed layover in SEA to 44 mins. Flight from ATL has arrived late 8 out of 10 times, leaving only 15 mins in most cases to make it to next gate, if gate close 15 early, no one could possibly make this connection. What are my options
Can I make connection in 15 mins?.
If you miss your connection then you will be rebooked. That's the risk you take booking tight connections.
I haad 1 hour before which should be enough iN SEA I was told. Delta changed the time and since I seldom fly I did not think to check the times the incoming flights were arriving
How much time is needed and how far between terminals?
Seattle only has one Terminal. However, you will have to go through US immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with Alaska Airlines, go through security and to your departure gate. You need at least 90 minutes, with 2 hours preferable.
Hi, im a british citizen flying into Seattle from london arriving at 11.45. I then have an alaska airlines flight from seattle to colorado springs at 14.20. I only have hand luggage. Will i have enough time to transfer (clear customs and then board second flight)?
Yes, that is enough time.
Cheers mate, much appreciated chap
US Citizen. Arrive from Victoria BC at 2:30PM Saturday into Seattle on Delta, leave Seattle to Missoula 3:35, carry on bags only, can I make it?
With carry-ons only it's possible if everything goes smoothly.