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  • MSP to dxb
    Apr 10, 2016
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    I am traveling from Minneapolis to Dubai. I am taking Alaska airlines to Seattle and then Emirates to Dubai from Seattle. I guess I I'll get through checkin at MSP. I have 1 he 50 minutes. I am traveling with a child. Can you help me how to reach the emirates terminal and the process.

     

    Seattle only has one terminal. You just have to go from your arrival gate in the D or N concourse to your departure gate in the S concourse using the underground trains.

     

  • Kelown to reno
    Apr 10, 2016
    3
    I am trying to book a flight to Reno from Kelowna. All of the legal bookings entail a long layover between flights in Seattle. There is a flight out of Kelowna into Seattle with a 74 minute gap between the second flight into Reno. I cannot book this through the airline on one reservation because they say it should be at least 90 minutes between flights. Is it worth the gamble if I were to only take carry on and no checked luggage?

     

    Immigration in Seattle is really overburdened lately. I wouldn't risk it.

     

    Thank you for your swift reply. I just hate the idea of an 8 hour layover at Seattle airport! I would be happy to book with different airlines if I could narrow this gap on outbound journey from Kelowna to Reno, if you're aware of any other suggestions for routes and airline etc. please? Leaving from Kelowna and arrival in Reno are non flexible however, connections get airport is...

     

    I think the only other option would be a double connection in Vancouver and San Francisco or Vancouver and Denver on Air Canada/United.

     

  • BA flight to Alaska Air 1.5 hours layover
    Apr 17, 2016
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    I am flying into Seattle with Ba and have 1.5 hours to get the Alaska Air to Kona. What is my best and quickest route?

     

    If both tickets are on the same reservation you will arrive in the S Satellite, 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 take the underground train to your departure gate in C, D, or N. You barely have enough time if everything goes smoothly. If you have two separate reservations and checked bags you don't have enough time.

     

    Thanks so much - I have rebooked on an earlier flight, as the last few have been an hour late and I know I was cutting it fine!

     

  • From San Francisco to Reykjavic through SEATAC
    Apr 8, 2016
    3
    I'm flying Alaska Airlines to SEATAC and then connecting to Icelandair. Is 1hour 15 min enough time to make that transfer?

     

    Are your tickets purchased on one reservation or two separate ones? Do you have checked bags?

     

    Tickets on one reservation. Alaska Air and Icelandair are partner carriers, and yes we'll have checked bags.

     

    Then yes, that's enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate in the C D or N concourse to your departure gate in the S Satellite via the underground train. You might also have to stop at the Icelandair gate to have your boarding pass reissued.

     

  • Flight from Iceland to LAX via SEA
    Apr 6, 2016
    1
    Quick question, I´m flying on Icelandair flight from Keflavik to Seattle and then with Alaskan Airlines to LAX. I know that Icelandair has a code share with Alaskan Airlines so my question is, would I be able to check my bag all the way to LA or do I need to re-check in my bags once in Seattle. Also, I have 2 hours to do this, is that enough?

     

    You will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs in Seattle. However, if your bags are not tagged through to LAX then you will have to go to the main terminal to re-check them with Alaska. If they are tagged through to LAX then you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk in Concourse S right after you clear customs.

     

  • Delta flight from Yyj to SEA to Lax with 1hr 30 min layover
    Apr 5, 2016
    2
    We are travelling with checked luggage including 2 sets of golf clubs. Do we have to pick up our luggage from main terminal upon arrival and then clear customs/immigration, then re-check our luggage? It's been a while since we have travelled and I'm a little nervous about finding my way around, with the family!

     

    You will claim your bags at the facility in the S Satellite to take them through US Customs, then re-check them right after, go through security and to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Distance between international terminal to domestic terminal
    Apr 5, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am flying from Dubai to Honolulu, Hawaii but have a stop over at Seattle. My lands on 6:55 am at Seattle and my connecting flight is at 10am from the domestic to Honolulu. Is 3 hours sufficient for the transfer between the terminals?

     

    Seattle only has one Terminal. If both flights are on the same reservation you have enough time. You will arrive in the S Satellite, 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 take the underground trains to your departure gate.

     

  • International and domestic connection and timings
    Apr 5, 2016
    0
    I am arriving SEATTLE at 0666 at International Airport and departure from Domestic airport by AS 847 at 10h00 to HNL. Could you please let us know how do I proceed to domestic airport and is three hours sufficient?

     

  • South Satellite to B gates
    Apr 6, 2016
    4
    I booked with Delta, they have given us an hour and 20 minutes to arrive from Victoria, BC (no pre-clearance) to fly to Atlanta. How rushed will we be? Do we have to send our luggage to the main terminal and recheck it and go through security or is that all done at the S Terminal and we just have to make our way to our gate after customs and immigration?

     

    Everything will be don in the S Satellite where you arrive. Still, it's a difficult connection.

     

    Does the train go directly to B gates from S Satellite? or is it a circle loop? I'm told its a "legal" connection, but pretty concerned with the time. We are flying comfort plus and will be at the front of our arriving flight, which should help a bit. The next flight is a red eye and I understand that we are not quarranteed comfort plus if we miss our connection.

     

    It's a loop - it goes to A before B. Your flight to Atlanta could leave from S, A, or B.

     

    Thanks for your help

     

  • Kelowna to Ft. Lauderdale
    Apr 4, 2016
    2
    Hi, I'm flying to Ft. Lauderdale from Kelowna, BC with 90 minutes at Seatac. Is there enough time and do I have to physically transfer my luggage from one carousel to another? Which concourse is arrival and departure? TY

     

    You will arrive in Concourse 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 take the underground train to your departure gate in the C, D, or N concourse. You barely have enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you, very helpful. Hope it does go smoothly.

     

  • Trasnit to Denver
    Apr 3, 2016
    1
    Hi, I will be traveling with Emirates from Mumbai to Denver and there is 2 hours connecting time in Seattle for my flight to Denver. Do I need to carry my luggage and re-checkin, also is 2 hours enough for this process ?

     

    If all tickets are on the same reservation you will be checked in through to Denver and just have to claim your bags to go through US Customs, then re-check them at the re-check desk right after, then go through security and to your departure gate. 2 Hours is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • DBX-SEA_PORTLAND 1.5 hrs layover
    Apr 2, 2016
    2
    DBX to SEA is on Emirates SEA to Portland is on Alaska Air (codeshare with Emirates) Both flights are on same ticket. 1. Will I need to collect bags at SEA, recheck the bags at Alaska Air counter & then go through security check to catch my SEA-Portland flight? 2. Is 1.5hrs enough time for the transfer? My DBX-SEA flight arrives at 7AM (0700 hrs) 3. Route/Transfer options from SouthSatellite (EMIRATES) to ALaska airlines. Thanks!

     

    Yes, in Seattle you will arrive in the S satellite, 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 take the underground train to the C, D, or N concourse where your flight to Portland will depart. You barely have enough time if everything goes smoothly, but Alaska flies flights to Portland every 30 minutes, so it's not a big deal if you miss your connection, you will be rebooked.

     

    Great. Thanks for the update.

     

  • Calgary to San Jose
    Apr 1, 2016
    2
    Hi I am travelling from Calgary to San Jose with layover in Seattle for 45 Minutes. I am wondering if this is sufficient time to cross immigration. I will not have any checked baggage. Thanks

     

    Also this is going to be a delta connection,

     

    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 if your flight from Calgary is on-time.

     

  • US customs check between flights?
    Apr 5, 2016
    3
    I am traveling from LAX to YVR with a 40-minute layover in Seattle. Can it be done? I know it'll be close regardless, but will I need to go through customs there? Is 40 minutes cutting it too close?

     

    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Did you make it? I have a 35 min layover to go to Victoria BC. Thx

     

    I decided to book a different flight with an hour wait time to be sure.

     

  • From Delta to AlaskaAir: Enought time? 1hr 24min layover in SEA.
    Mar 31, 2016
    1
    International flight from Narita, Japan to MCI(Kansas City). Is a 1hr 24min layover enough time to catch our connecting flight from Delta to Alaska Airlines, to reach our destination in Kansas City- MCI?

     

    No, that is not enough time for an international to domestic connection in Seattle.

     

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