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I will arrive to IAD on an international flight at 3pm. I then have a domestic flight at 5:45pm. Will the above be sufficient time taking into consideration that I have to pass by the passport control (being a foreigner), claim my baggage, and then check in for the domestic flight?
Flying in on Delta from FRA arrive IAD 355pm. Trying to connect to ATL (also on Delta, but a separate reservation) at 5pm. I will have NO checked baggage. Do you think this 65 minute connection time is doable?
Delta does not fly from FRA to IAD. Please double check your reservation.
Soory- FRA through AMS to IAD.
OK, then that is still impossible. Even without checked bags you need at least 90 minutes, preferably a little more.
Unfortunately, you should plan on at least 2 hours. I went through IAD yesterday from LHR, with a 90+ minute connection to DEN. Even with Gobal Entry (which cut my customs wait to zero) it took 75 minutes to clear security and get out the basement that TSA uses to accommodate their massive queues. Our better yet, avoid IAD for connection.
Hi! I'm flying out of the States, from Detroit to Washington, then out to South Africa. All my flights/planes are South African Airways; the one between Detroit and Washington is operated by Mesa Airlines United Express.
My question is: since I'm only flying with South African Airways, do I need to recheck my luggage when I get get to Washington, or can I just simply send my bags straight to destination? Since I'm leaving the States.
In Detroit you will check in with United, you won't find a South African check in desk in Detroit. At IAD all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate on the Aerotrain or mobile lounge. You don't have to do anything with your bags. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
I have 1h28min to get to that departure gate in Washington, will I make it?
And also, can I then just send my bags straight to the destination and not stress about it?
Yes, if both tickets are on the same reservation then you won't have to do anything with your bags in Washington on your way to South Africa. Yes, you have enough time.