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Flying from Paris to Phoenix . Change planes at IAD. Airline scheduled layover 2 hour time . Do we have to go through customs at IAD or will we go through customs in Phoenix?
Hi! I have a question. I am flying from MSY (New Orleans) to CDG (Paris) with a connection at IAD. Which concourse does Air Canada use? I have a connection time of only 45 minutes and need to have an idea if I’ll be able to make my flight or not. I have it under one reservation but my first flight is operated by United but it’s a codeshare flight and my other two flights are Air Canada. Thank you!
Neither of your flights will be on Air Canada. Both will be on United. All you have to do is walk from one gate to the other. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
I'm flying from CRW into IAD on United Airlines then transferring onto an international flight with AER Lingus to Dublin. Will I have to collect my checked-in case at IAD from UA and recheck back in with AER? Is the 1hr 26 transfer time adequate?
Is it one reservation or two separate reservations?
I think it's one reservation, the e-ticket number is the same for each segment of my flights
Then all you have to do at IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Hi,

I have a connection at IAD for 48 minutes and was wondering if that would be sufficient time to make my flight? My first flight arrives from Montreal, QC at 7:57 and the connection leaves for Denver at 8:45
Yes, that is enough time. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Arriving on the United flight from Amsterdam and then to SFO, there is only a 1h15m layover. Getting through customs will probably take more than that. Will United automatically book us on the first possible flight to SFO?
That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Yes, if you miss your connection you will be rebooked on the next available flight to San Francisco.
I'm arriving at gate D2 on United then connecting on United Express at gate A6. Can I just use the "Mobile Lounges" to connect from D to A.
Yes, you can.
Hi! I have a question. I am flying from MSY (New Orleans) to CDG (Paris) with a connection at IAD. Which concourse does Air Canada use? I have a connection time of only 45 minutes and need to have an idea if I’ll be able to make my flight or not. Thank you!
I do have a checked bag but the first flight is a codeshare flight (I believe as on the Air Canada app it’s flight AC3838 and on the United app it’s flight UA1794) connecting to flight AC8173.
Hi, I am considering buying a flight from KEF (Iceland) to IAD on a Sunday in February that arrives in IAD at 6:25 PM. I would then have a separate flight (not booked together) from IAD to CLT on American Air that leaves at 7:44 PM. I have Global Entry, but am curious as to whether this would allow me enough time to get from the international terminal to American's domestic terminal. Thank you for your insights.
IAD only has one terminal. However, that is not enough time to clear US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and then re-check your bags with American and go through security. You could probably do it with global entry and no checked bags though IF the first flight is on-time.
My sister in law arriving at IAD from Portugal in Terminal C, with a connecting flight to Toronto out of Terminal A. Both tickets are on same booking with United Airlines. 1:40 connection time. Does she have to clear US customs? Will 1:40 connection time be enough?
My sister in law arriving at IAD from Portugal in Terminal C, with a connecting flight to Toronto out of Terminal A. Both tickets are on same booking with United Airlines. 1:40 connection time. Does she have to clear US customs? Will 1:40 connection time be enough?
IAD only has one terminal. She will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, then re-check her bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to her departure gate. She has enough time if everything goes smoothly.