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Hoping someone has an answer for me. We are flying from Anchorage to Seattle landing in the N terminal at 4:48am and our connection is a flight leaving terminal A for Toronto Canada at 6:30am. These two flights are not on the same reservation but we also are just planning on carry-on luggage. Are we ok or did we not leave enough time?
N and A are concourses, not Terminals. With carry ons only you should have enough time. Try to check-in online for your Air Canada flight.
Thanks for the quick response. So I am assuming that we don't have to leave secure area and re-enter, go through security again then. Also, if you know, does the train run regularly and is it pretty quick? Having never been to SEA I have no concept of the size of the airport.
Smaller airport - with your connection times you should have plenty of time.
We're UK citizens (who have all the necessary ESTA/Canadian visas). We're flying from Vancouver to Hawaii with a 75 minute connection in Seattle (all flights on a single Delta booking). Will we have to collect and recheck luggage in Seattle and should there be sufficient time to make our connection?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
one is from calgary to seoul but i will stop over in seattle(connecting flight) on this route should i pick up my luggage to go us custom in seattle?(should means i exit and reenter?)
the other one is from seoul to calgary also stop over in seattle and also same question, should i pick up my luggage to go us custom in seattle? and also exit and reenter?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary on the way to Seoul. That way all you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation. On the way back you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security in Seattle.
Thank you ZAP, so when its seoul-seattle-calgary flight I should exit and pick up my luggage and re check my luggage and go through custom again?
You will go through all of those processes in a facility in the basement of the S Satellite. You don't technically have to "exit".
Just curious, why is the returning different when both flights are international and connecting to same airport? And what do you mean by "same reservation" exactly? Like booked all the flights together or same airline for convenient gate entries and exits? I also have a similar itinerary as question posted above. Thanks so much, ZAP.
I'll travel from Hong Kong to Pittsburg via Delta in early Aug morning 823am and transit in Seattle airport. However, I only got around one and half hour to catch up my connections. Is it possible to do so if they are on the same ticket cuz it is nearly impossible for me to reschedule the flight? Any quicker way to pass through the custom?
That is just enough time if everything is on the same reservation.
Thank you Zap. How long will cleaning US immigration and custom takes?
Between 30 and 60 minutes. As I said, you have just enough time.
I am arriving from Vancouver, Canada via Alaska Airways scheduled to arrive at 6:57 am with a connection on Alaska Airways to Orlando, FL departing at 7:41 am. No checked bags. I have TSA pre-check. I am a US citizen with passport. Is it possible to male this connection with only 44 minutes scheduled?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Hello I am arriving from Amsterdam at S gate in Seattle. I have a separate ticket for an onward flight to Victoria, Canada which leaves from C gate. After I clear customs and immigration can I go directly to C gate without a boarding pass? Or do I need to go outside the terminal and re enter the departure terminal?
If you have checked bags you will need to go to the main terminal, re-check your bags with Alaska, and go through security.