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  • CVG - IAD - MUC (75mins)
    Sep 19, 2014
    Hi, is the following Routing doable? CVG - IAD (United), arriving 4:06 pm IAD - MUC (United), leaving 5:20 pm Thanks in advance, Dominik


    Yes, that should be plenty of time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive on A, C, or D and depart from C or D. A is connected to C/D by the mobile lounge and aerotrain inside security.


    Sep 18, 2014
    I travel from YUL on united 5092 and connect to united 976 on Nov 17 and has a 70 min connection so i if the gate close 30 min before take off i have 40 min will it be long enough time for the connection


    the connection is to dubai


    The gate does not close 30 mins before departure, that's just to scare you into not taking your time. 70 minutes should be plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal so all you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You may arrive on concourse A. You will depart from Concourse C or D. A is connected to C/D by the Aerotrain and mobile lounge inside security.


  • Do we have anough time?
    Sep 16, 2014
    Hi We're coming in on Brussels Airlines SN515 on a friday at 18.55 and flying on with UA647 at 20.30. Do we have to go through immigration, get our bags, recheck them and go through security again? And do we have enough time? Thanks.


    Yes, you will arrive at the International Arrivals building, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through Customs, re-check them, go through Security, and then take the Aerotrain to Concourse C or D for your United flight. You should have enough time.


    Thanks for answering, I've been to the US many times, but it's my girlfiends first time and she's already stressed about the flight, so I would hate to be stuck in the airport overnight on her first trip overseas :-).


  • coneection time and luggage in IAD
    Sep 12, 2014
    The flight from LPB to IAD -PEK , there is 1 hour 40 mins connection time in IAD , is it need to go to customer to check the luggage ?


    LBP is Long Banga, Malaysia. I doubt you are flying all the way to Washington DC to fly back to Asia to Beijing. Where are you coming from? If it's domestic and you purchased one ticket you will not have to claim your bags in IAD.


    Sorry - I see that LPB is La Paz, Bolivia. Is that your origin? If so there are no nonstop flights between La Paz and IAD. Where are you entering the US?


    is lpb via BOG to IAD by AVIANCA the to PEK by airchina , want to know if need to get luggage out and 1:40 connection time is enough or not


    Yes, you will arrive in the International Arrivals Building, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk (if they are tagged through to PEK), then go through security and take the aerotrain to your departure gate in concourse A. If your BOG-IAD and IAD-PEK are on separate tickets you will have to take your bags to the Air China check-in counter and will have a tough time making your connection.


  • Toronto - IAD - PDX Security time needed
    Sep 12, 2014
    I'm American and will be returning from Toronto to Portland, OR with a layover and expected security screening in IAD. Will 90 minutes be sufficient to get through security, re-check bags and board home bound flight? Thanks for your help.


    Why do you think you will have to re-check bags or go through security screening in IAD? Are you flying Porter from Toronto? Because Toronto YYZ has US Immigration preclearance. What airlines are you flying?


  • connection time
    Sep 7, 2014
    I am arriving from Ottawa Canada with a 45 minute layover to catch flight to San Diego. Is that enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Ottawa. If you arrive in Concourse A it is connected to C/D where you will depart by the AeroTrain and mobile lounge.


    Thanks ZAP!


  • Time
    Sep 6, 2014
    How long is needed to connect between incoming from Detroit to outgoing to london


    What airlines? Were tickets purchased together? If both flights are on United 30 to 40 minutes should be sufficient.


  • flying from CDG
    Sep 4, 2014
    My mother will be flying from Roissy CDG United 914 and make a connection to Tampa United 1602. I understand she will have to go thru immigr and customs, but will she have to leave the security zone for connection and reenter thru TSA again. She is 84 and absolutely paniqued by the idea that she won't go thru her beloved Atlanta airport this time. can you tell me what will be her itinerary in Dulles


    Yes, she will have to go through security again after she re-checks her bags with United after clearing customs. However, she will be in a separate facility in the basement of the D concourse so there's no way for her to get lost, she just has to follow the signs for connecting passengers and she will go through security.


    Thank you ZAP. I have printed the airport map for her and I will be following her on the phone when she arrives


  • connection time
    Sep 3, 2014
    Is 1 hour between terminal c to a enough time to connect?


    IAD only has one terminal A and C are just concourses (gate areas). Yes, that should be plenty of time. A and C are connected inside security by the Aerotrain.


  • I am coming into IAD from Roanoke to connect to Turkish Airlines IST
    Aug 30, 2014
    Is 2hrs 54 mins enough connection time ?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. You will arrive in concourse A and depart from concourse B, which are connected directly. If you purchased your tickets together your bags will be checked through to IST in Roanoke and you won't have to do anything with your bags at IAD.


    Many thanks for speedy reply. I know how long it took arriving from South Africa and was worried that the same would happen on the way out.


    Aug 30, 2014
    On United, from San Francisco, arriving Dulles 4:10 & departing for Paris 5:20. Is 1 hr. 10 min. enough time? Am U.S. citizen, wife is Japanese, do I pass through immigration in D.C. or in Paris? Does immigration take much time?


    You will go through Schengen Immigration when you get to Paris. You do not go through US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will both be on the C/D concourse.


  • Assistance upon arrival
    Aug 27, 2014
    Forgot to mention in previous request that I will be with a person who has a back problem and cant walk long distances in one go and am wondering if I can request and who do I ask for a wheelchair upon his arrival in IAD.


    You need to contact your airline BEFORE your flight to request the wheelchair.


  • Do I have enough time?
    Aug 27, 2014
    Arriving in IAD from GVA with connection flight to Nashville I have 1h50 to catch my connecting flight to Nashville - is this too short


    No, that should be enough time.


  • IAD from Buffalo
    Aug 21, 2014
    I will arrive fromj Buffalo on United Express (Mesa Air) and going on Brussels Airline to Brussels out of concourse B. Will I have to go through security again?


    No, The C/D concourse where you will arrive and B where you will depart are connected inside security by the Aerotrain and mobile lounge.


  • Connecting through IAD
    Aug 20, 2014
    I'm flying via Saudia Airlines from Riyadh to IAD, then catching a connecting flight to Detroit via Delta Airlines. I booked the ticket for the entire flight through Saudia Airlines. Do I have to go through customs and claim my baggage in IAD before connecting to Detroit?


    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags in IAD, then you will go through security and take the Aerotrain to your departure gate on Concourse B.


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