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  • LHR - SEA - LAS....Enough time
    Nov 4, 2013
    IIm booked onto a delta flight arriving into Seattle from LHR at 2:25pm for a connecting skywest flight at 4:00pm. I know this isnt a great deal of time. Just trying to get an heads up which terminal/bag drop off/ quickest route for my connecting flight


    You should have enough time for your transfer. While you will arrive at Satellite S via Delta & go through the customs process, you need to find out if SkyWest will fly on behalf of Delta Connection /Delta Airlines or on behalf of United, or US Airways. If with Delta, your bags will automatically be transferred; otherwise you will need to re-check-in your bag with either United or US Airways. For international Arrivals procedures and transfer options, I suggest you open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    My skywest flight is on behalf of delta. So my bags will automatically transferred? I always thought upon arriving into the US you had to pick your bags up regardless?


  • Alaska airlines connecting to icelandair
    Oct 11, 2013
    Hi - I am flying from ANC to seattle on Alaska airlines and then from seattle to Reykjavik on Icelandair. My layover time is 1 hour 15 minutes. I booked through kayak so the tickets were bought together. Will I have enough time to make my connection? What is the distance between the concourses/terminals. I have one checked bag.


    While Alaska uses Concourses C & D & Satellite N (C, D & N gates), Iceland Air uses Satellite South (S gates). As your transfer depends on which gate you arrive from Alaska, I suggest you open then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text - paying attention to 'Getting Around". Your transfer time should suffice.


  • International to Domestic Flight
    Oct 3, 2013
    I am arriving at SEA 7:00AM from Kelowna BC Canada on Alaska Airlines 2455 Operated by HORIZON AIR AS ALASKA AIRLINES and leaving on Alaska Airlines 456 at 8:20 and no checked luggage, will I need to clear security again? How far will I have to go in the airport?


    Yes, since Kelowna doesn't have pre-clearance you'll have to go through US Immigration and customs in Seattle. You will have to go through security again after you exit customs.


  • connecting from hawaiian to alaska
    Sep 24, 2013
    hi, i arrive in seattle at 9:40pm and the latest connecting flight to spokane is at 11:00pm on alaska. i will have checked in luggage. do i have enough time to make my flight?


    Yes, if your first flight is on-time and your bags are checked through or you don't have checked bags you should have enough time. However, it might be difficult if you have to transfer bags yourself.


  • Gate n6
    Sep 18, 2013
    Where do I get dropped off for a flight leaving at gate n6


    If you need to check a bag, you get dropped off at the sign for your airline. if you don't need to check a bag, you can be dropped off anywhere at the main terminal.


  • What gates?
    Aug 30, 2013
    Our son is arriving on Alaska 725, and connecting to Alaska 173. What are the gates for these two flights?


    You won't know exact gates until day of departure. It could be in C, D, or N.


    Thank you


  • arriving on a domestic flight and departing on an international flight
    Aug 16, 2013
    I arrive on Delta Flight DL7541 operated by Alaskan Airlines and depart on Delta Flight DL183 for Osaka Japan, can you give me directions upon reaching the airport.


    You could arrive either in the N satellite or D Concourse. You will depart from the S satellite. If you arrive in N, you need to take the train to the Main Terminal North station, then get on another train to the Main Terminal South station, then a third train to the S Satellite. If you arrive in D, you walk to the Main Terminal North station and then follow the same route.


  • connecting alaska flight to pasco
    Aug 15, 2013
    how/were do I get to the connecting flight after arriving in SEA


    At SEA, Alaska Airlines uses Satellite North (N gates), Concource C (C gates) and Concourse D (D gates). Your boarding pass and the overhead screens on arrival will indicate flight and gate numbers. While the Concourses are connected at post-security, the Satellite is linked to the main terminal by continuously running underground loop trains. If departing from the North Satellite, add 10-15 mins transfer time.


  • S0915JC
    Aug 14, 2013
    I'll be flying into Seattle on Alaska Airlines next month. Where do I go to make connecting flight on Alaska Airlines to Bellingham?


    Alaska uses Satellite North and Concourses C & D of the Main Terminal. Concourse C has gates C2A-C2M & C3-C20. Near gate C14, go down to transit to D & N gates. Concourse D has gates D1-D11. Opposite gate D3, down 2 levels, is transit to C & N gates. The North Satellite has gates N1-N16. Near gate N10, down one level, is transit to Main Terminal, baggge claim & all other gates. Check the overhead screens on arrival for your connecting flight & gate number.


  • Getting from B gates to D gates?
    Jul 31, 2013
    How long? Walkable?


    Yes, the only way to get between them is walking. It should take between 10 and 20 minutes.


  • Quickest way to get from C gates to D gates
    Jul 22, 2013
    What is the quickest way to get from C gates to D gates for a connecting flight? Is it quicker to just walk it on the same level or take the train 2 levels down?


    At SEA, Concourses A, B, C & D are connected at post-security, enabling passengers to freely move around without having to leave the secured area.


    Just walk, it's a very simple connection.


  • 30 minute connection time
    Jul 21, 2013
    IIs 30 minutes enough time to connect from Alaska Airlines # 2294 (operated by Horizon Air) to JetBlue # 908? Flights are booked separately and there is no luggage.


    If you check in online before you leave, it's barely enough time, but there's zero room for error and if you miss your connection you won't be reaccomodated.


    Thank you for the reply. In what direction does the underground train travel? In other words, does it go from the North Satellite to Gates D, then C, then back to the North Satellite or does it travel from North Satellite to Gates C, then D, then back to the North Satellite?


  • Seattle to Anchorage
    Jul 21, 2013
    We are flying in from SF and transferring to a flight to Anchorage, all on Alaska. One of our party will be getting wheelchair to assist. We only have an hour between flights. Do you know if we change concourse and if we will have enough time?


    Alaska operates from a few different concourses. You won't know until the day of your flight what gates you will use, but you will have enough time.


  • Move around concourses
    Jul 11, 2013
    I'm arriving 7/17 on KLM KL 6162 operated by Delta Airlines as DL232, departing Alaska Air AS0095. I must recheck my luggage and go through TSA security screening prior to proceeding to my connecting flight. Can you tell me the gate or terminal locations and how to move from one to the other? And how long will it take? I have 1 hour 35 min layover.


    Your Delta flight will arrive in the S Satellite and your Alaska flight will leave from the C or D concourse or the N Satellite. You will take the underground train from the S Satellite to the main terminal where you will then go to your Alaska gate. If your Alaska gate is in N terminal then you need to take a separate underground train there. Follow the signs. It could take anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes depending on the gates.


  • Horizon Terminal
    Jul 9, 2013
    Does Horizon operate out of the North Satellite?


    Some of their flights use the North satellite, but some also use concourse C of the main terminal.


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