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I'm travelling to South Africa in January 2017. I'm flying from Atlanta to IAD with United airlines (Domestic) and then I get on South African Airways to get from IAD to Cape Town (International.) I land at IAD at 4:16 pm at the domestic terminal. My flight to Cape Town leaves at 5:40 pm. That only gives me 1hr 24mins layover, is that enough time to get to international from domestic? Where do I have to go to get to the other terminal and do I have to go through security at IAD or in Atlanta?
There is no "domestic" and "International" terminals at IAD. You will go through security in Atlanta. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will likely be on different concourses but are connected inside security by the Aerotrain. You should have enough time if the flight from Atlanta is on-time.
What happens if both flights from Atlanta and from iAd to Cape Town are on different reservation?
Hi, We well arrive with SAS SK925 from CPH (3:15pm) on the 28th of November. We then have booked a separate ticket to fly with United to New Orleans (17:35.) I did this booking on the count of flydulles.com listing United as an airline I could do an internal transfer/easy luggage check in after customs with.Please can you confirm and tell me if this will be sufficient transit time?
That is enough time. You can ask the SAS agent in copenhagen to check your bags through to MSY by showing them your United confirmation. If they don't you will have to take your bags to the United check-in desk to re-check your bags in Dulles. Even if your bags are tagged through to MSY in Copenhagen you will still have to claim your bags in Dulles to go through US Customs.