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  • transfer between north and south satellite at sea tac airport
    Jan 15, 2016


    You will have to go to the main terminal to recheck your bags with United. Then go through security. United does not use the N concourse, they use concourse A.


  • Connecting: Vancouver-Seattle-Dubai (3 hr layover)
    Jan 14, 2016
    I'm flying from Vancouver to Dubai via Seattle. Will I have to pick up my bags, clear customs and go through security in Seattle or will customs be done in Vancouver? The itinerary is under one reservation.


    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.


    Thank you!


  • Clear customs
    Jan 14, 2016
    Hi arriving from Kelowna Saturday at 7:10 on Delta(assuming "S") and departing at 9:25 on Delta to Los Cabos--understand will have to go through customs and pick up baggage-how and where do we do that and what gate do we depart from? Thanks


    You will arrive in S, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and up an escalator, you will now be back in the departure level of S where your flight to Cabo departs.


    Thanks really appreciate the help--just one last question so do we then not leave "S" at all--Can we do all the immigration, bags and security in "S"


    Yes, everything will be handled in S.


  • 1.5 connection time
    Jan 12, 2016
    Flying into Seattle from Calgary (Alaska aurlines) and then have 1.5 hours to get to Emirates flight to Dubai. Do I have to get luggage, go through security and recheck bags. If so is 1.5 hours enough time?


    Are your flights on one reservation or two separate ones? If it's one reservation all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs before you leave Calgary.


  • Arrive SEA 7:10am fr Kelowna Canada, connect flgt S satellite 8:10am
    Jan 11, 2016
    Will we have enough time to get to the South Satellite we clear customs in Kelowna Canada


    There is no US Immigration and Customs preclearance in Kelowna. 1 hour is not enough time for an international to international or international to domestic connection in Seattle.


    Jan 11, 2016
    Arriving SEA from Beijing China on Hainan Airlines 1135am. Connecting to Anchorage on Alaska Airlines. Will 90 minutes be enough? On one ticket. Not US citizen. Have checked bags. Thanks.


    That's barely enough time if your flight from Beijing is on-time. If you miss your connection Alaska has lots of SEA-ANC flights


  • Arrive SEA 11:15pm Hawaiian, Depart SEA 12:35am Delta (re-ck bags)
    Jan 9, 2016
    Wondering if there is enough time to make this connection. Planning on re-checking bags as there is no interlining agreement between these airlines and each is on a separate ticket using award travel.


    It would be barely enough time if everything went smoothly.


    Jan 8, 2016
    Hi, I plan to book flight LHR-SEA-OGG, Is 80min lay-overtime enough taking in consideration immigration/customs procedure. I am non-us citizen with valid US Visa. Thanks in advance


    Are all tickets on the same reservation? That's 10 minutes shorter than the minimum recommended time.


    Thanks for answer. Yes, same reservation. But I am not sure if I should book this flight or ask for the other.


    I wouldn't recommend trying an 80 minute international to domestic connection through SEA.


  • Layover time
    Jan 13, 2016
    Hi...i am travaeling from portland to seattle by alaska airlines and have a flight from seattle to dubai with layover time of 1 hour 35 this time enough?how much time does it take to reach from where i ll be landing to reach the spot where my next flght would be..please advice...


    Yes, that should be enough time. If all tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go from your arrival gate in C, D, or N to your departure gate in S. It shouldn't take more than 20 minutes.


    Thanks for the reply.Do I need to go for Security checking again?Do I need to go for customs/immigration clearance or everything will be done in Portland itself? Thanks in advance


  • Phoenix to Seattle to lewiston
    Jan 7, 2016
    Is 45 minutes enough connection time flying Delta from Phoenix to Seattle then connecting with Horizon to Lewiston?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation or if you don't have checked bags and are already checked in for your flight to Lewiston, that should be enough time if your flight from Phoenix is on-time.


  • is 2 and half hrs enough
    Jan 3, 2015
    Hi I get onto sea-tac at 6:05 am with emirates and have a connection on Alaskan at 8:35 am to San Diego. Is this enough time? Can luggage be booked all the way to San Diego ?


    Were your tickets purchased on one reservation or two separate reservations?


  • baggage transfer for connecting flights
    Jan 2, 2015
    Hi I am flying Delta to Seattle fro LHR London and then my connection is Alaska airlines to Las Vegas will my checked baggage be transferred? And is 90 mins enough time between flights and are the gates far apart?


    You will arrive in the S Satellite go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go through security and to your departure gate in C, D, or N.


  • PDX-SEA-EAT connection options
    Jan 1, 2015
    Hi all, I am flying from PDX to Wentachee (EAT) via Seattle on Alaska Airlines. I have an option to give myself a 51 min layover, a 1h 21min layover or a 1h 51 min layover. I am thinking the 1h 21 is sufficient and leaves enough cushion. What do you advise?


    Yes, I would do the 1 hr 21.


  • San Diego to Seattle to Vancouver
    Dec 30, 2015
    Traveling on Delta and would like to know if 1.5 hrs. is enough connect time if arriving in A or S terminal and departing B terminal. Also, on the return flight from Vancouver to Seattle to San Diego, where do I clear customs? Thanks in advance for your help.


    A, B, and S are concourses, not terminals. You will preclear US immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Phoenix - San Jose- Seattle- Shanghai
    Dec 30, 2015
    Hi I have a flight from Phoenix to San Jose with no plane change and then to Seattle and arrive at 9:40am. My flight to Shanghai from Seattle is at 11am. Is 80 minutes connection time enough? With the new years coming up is the airport extra busy? Thanks


    If both tickets are on the same reservation then that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates are connected inside security.


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