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  • Ticket counters
    Mar 28, 2017
    I may have to get my boarding passes at my connection in SEA. Where are the United Airline ticket counters located and how do I get to Concourse A from there?


    My arrival gate will be N11 at SEA.


    The united ticket counters are in the main Terminal. Concourse A is just after you clear security, to your left.


    How do I get to the main terminal from the north satelite?


  • 2 HR 25 Min Layover Intl from Heathrow
    Mar 28, 2017
    I am flying with my wife and daughter from Heathrow to Seattle for a 2 HR 25 Min Layover. Then we are on another flight to Hawaii under the same reservation. We are American citizens. When we land will we have to claim our luggage and go through security etc?? or can we stay in the terminal and just wait to board our next flight. Our first flight is a Virgin atlantic flight then we board a virgin atlantic flight operated by delta, but still under the VS flight code so it is a virgin atlantic flight. I have no idea what terminal we will land in and take off from or if that matters.


    Also will this 2HR 25Min be sufficient regardless of how we hand CBP and boarding etc.


    Seattle only has one Terminal. Your second flight is a Delta flight. You will 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 to your departure gate. You will arrive in Concourse S and Delta flights depart from A, B, and S. You have enough time.


    Wow, Thank you for the quick response. When you say Re-Check my bags with the Re-Check Desk, I would go to the Delta Baggage Checkin? Or there will be an area actually called Re-Checked Luggage?


    It's actually a re-check desk right after customs.


  • Customs post Trump
    Mar 20, 2017
    Anybody know how long it takes to clear customs nowadays? I'm an American expat taking my Norwegian husband to visit family for the first time.


    Nothing at US Immigration or Customs has materially changed.


  • SFO to Seattle to Amsterdam
    Mar 14, 2017
    We arrive in Seattle at 12:31pm and leave for Amsterdam at 1:42pm. (1:11 wait) I will literally be starving to death at this time - is there time for me to grab a quick bite and get on my plane in time? Or will it take a while to get to the Intl terminal?


    That should be enough time for fast food. Seattle only has one terminal.


  • distance
    Feb 22, 2017
    is it within easy walking distance from alaska to american terminals? if not do they have the moving vehicles for older people? also, if i get free one bag in us, do i need to pay from seattle to victoria for bag or do they just put it on at gate since a smaller plane to victori thank youa.


    Seattle only has one Terminal. Wheelchair service and golf carts are for the handicapped. If the bag is a carry-on size you can gate check it for the flight to Victoria.


  • New to the airport how much time to get through security on average
    Feb 2, 2017
    Hi I am looking to travel from Seattle to Heathrow and my flight is at 0945, i get off work at 0730, will grab a cab. I am 14miles from the airport. I plan on flying with virgin airlines. Is this enough time to check a bag and get through security? Or should I book a later flight?


    I think it's possible. Arriving at the airport at 8:15 should be doable.


  • FRA to SEA
    Mar 23, 2017
    Hi I am going to have a layover in Seattle. I fly from Frankfurt(Germany) to Hwaii Frankfurt -> Seattle (Condor) Seattle -> Honolulu (Alaska Airlines) I booked both flights on the same reservation do I have to get my baggage between the flights? ANd If yes, where do I get Sport baggage (I travle with a surfboard)


    Yes, 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, then go through security and to your departure gate via the underground trains. Your surfboard will be at the oversize baggage claim.


    Thank you a lot :)


    If landing at 1005 and leaving at 1336, would that be enough to accomplish this?


  • Layover
    Dec 22, 2016
    Is 50 minutes enough for layover? Flying Alaska from PDX, connecting Alaska to LGB. Are Alaska gates near each other in same concourse?


    Alaska uses 3 concourses, but they are all connected inside security. You have enough time if the flight from Portland is on-time.


  • Time for connecting flight.
    Dec 8, 2016
    Hello, I have a flight on Friday morning. Leaving Victoria at6:00, and arriving in Seattle at 6:42. Then I have connecting flight to Dallas by America airline. But I have only 1hour 40min for the next flight. I'm worried if I can take the flight in time. Thank you. Kanae


    If both flights are on the same reservation, yes, that is enough time.


    Good morning. Thank you for your quick reply. Yes I booked those flight as a same reservation. I feel better. Thank you so much.


  • Transit at seattle
    Dec 2, 2016
    Iam coming from Sri lanka by Qatar airways to JFK.If i buy one way ticket to JNU form JFK am I have to check my baggage again at Seattle..? Lay over time is 55 minutes...


    If both flights JFK-SEA-JNU are both on the same reservation you do not have to claim your bags and re-check them again in Seattle.


  • YYC SEA SLC with Delta
    Nov 11, 2016
    Just over an hours connection. Do you know what gates/area we land and have to go to connect?


    The gates will likely be in A or C. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Seattle. You have enough time.




  • flight terminal
    Nov 10, 2016
    Arriving from Anchorage into Seattle, Alaska Air. Departing one hour later for Lax Enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thank you very much, taken the pressure away somewhat. Thankyou


  • domestic to intrnational flights
    Nov 9, 2016
    We are flying in from San Diego on Delta and have 35 minutes to get to our Delta flight to Victoria. How will we do this?


    You walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate and hope that your flight from San Diego is on-time and that the gates are close together. It's possible but leaves no room for anything to go wrong.


  • Victoria to Boston customs question
    Nov 6, 2016
    I have been left with a 1 hour+ connection from Victoria to Boston, all same reservation, all under Alaska Airlines. I see that Vancouver pre-clears; is this true for direct flights from Victoria as well? Seems too tight for an international connection... Thanks!


    No, that is not true for Victoria. How big is the "+" on your 1+? I recommend close to if not at least 90 minutes.


    Thanks - I was afraid of that. It's only 1 hr+10 minutes at this point.


  • Kelowna to Seattle to Lax
    Oct 30, 2016
    Do we clear US customs in Kelowna or do we clear customs in Seattle? Do we have to pick up our baggage in Seattle then transfer them on to the next flight? We are flying Alaska all the way.


    Kelowna doesn't have preclearance. 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.


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