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If I am arriving from Hong Kong to Seattle and connecting on to SLC then to OMA must I collect all my baggages and go through US security after my arrival? I'm booked on Delta all the way through so I feel like my baggages should be checked to OMA but would there be a need for customs and security even if I am transiting? Do I need to re-check my baggages in SLC too?
As I'm the first time to take such long trip with two transits, talking about the procedure for arriving international flights is a bit complicated. All immigration, baggage claim, and custom declaration process are conducted at the lower level of the South Satellite, and I also need to pick up my baggages again at the Central Terminal baggage claim and get on a train and etc...so is the train one way stop to Central Terminal or I need to get off at the middle point. I'm nervous and afraid I hope I won't miss any procedures.
In Seattle you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. All you have to do in SLC is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All procedures in Seattle will take place on the lower level of the S Satellite. You will then take the train to your departure gate.
is the train one way stop to the departure gate?
The train goes in one direction from S to A to B and back to S. You will depart from either A or B.
Hi there, never traveled through Seattle before. We are leaving Victoria, BC on Horizon Air and connecting to an Alaskan flight in Seattle to LAX. We only have about 1hr and 45 minutes between flights. Do we need to go through customs in Seattle? Will I need to run the kids through the airport? We have the same issue on the way back from Disney. Supposedly our bags will be transferred to the flight for us. Thanks so much!
Yes, in Seattle you will need to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security on your way from Victoria. You should have enough time. On the return, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I am flying from Iceland into Seatac.. I have only an hour to get to my next flight from seattle to portland. Will I have enough time? I land in seattle at 1745 and my next flight leaves at 1909. I have heard in can take up to an hour to get through customs, and then re-check my bags, and go back through security.
Flying into Seattle from SMF on Alaska Airlines and connecting to SkyWest Airlines...what terminal/concourse will we deplane from Alaska Airlines and what terminal/concourse is SkyWest Airlines located? Thank You!
Seattle only has one terminal. Both gates will be in concourses C, D, or N. Your "Skywest" flight is just like a regular Alaska flight.
I am flying from PDX to SEA tomorrow and connection on Condor Air to Munich. Will I be able to check my luggage in PDX all the way thru or will I need to pick it up in SEA and recheck for international flight? Thank you
What airline are you flying on the flight from Portland? Is it one reservation or two separate reservations?
Flying on Alaska. Reservation for both flights made on condor air. However have found I need to check in for each flight on separate airline sites.
All on one reservation then your bags SHOULD be checked through to Germany so you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Seattle.
I have like 40min to get off the plane and get from S terminal to B terminal in SeaTac for my flight because the doors close 40min from landing time of my connecting flight, will my bags make it? and will I have enough time?
S and B are concourses, not terminals. You can make it if the first flight is on-time. S is connected to B inside security by an underground train.
I will be flying from SFO to HK and have a 45 minute connection in SEA (my whole flight is through Delta airlines). Will I have enough time to make it? Also, do I have to re-claim my checked luggage, check them in again, and go through customs/immigration before getting to my departure gate?
There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Seattle on your way to Hong Kong is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.