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Departing flight at 6 pm on Delta. Coming from LaGrange. Not checking baggage. How much time should I allow?
You can arrive at 4:30ish and be fine. Traffic shouldn't be THAT bad on a wednesday unless the weather is bad.
Flying on 3/14 at 850am. How earlier should I arrive with the issues of weather and ever unpredictable human factor?
I have a 11am flight to DC. One bag to check-in, what time do I need to be there? (Driving from Oak Park)
I would get there at about 9:30, so you could probably leave Oak park at about 8:45.
I am flying on United out of O'Hare for a 7 pm flight on a Wednesday. How early should I arrive?
5-5:30 PM (closer to 5 if you have bags to check and don't have TSA Pre-check).
1. Where do i go from terminal 5 to collect?
2. What department shall ill be checking it to? Is there any baggage services?
3. Any idea how long before i can take it back?

Thanks all
You need to contact your airline.
As the title says, I am flying from Tokyo to Toronto with a stopover at Chicago. Do I need to clear US customs before my connecting flight? I called United Airlines and they said no, I dont need to but I'm skeptical. Anyone with experience? thanks!!
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the ATS Train to Terminal 1 or 2 and go through security. Whoever you talked to is painfully misinformed.
Taking a 5:30am flight first class American flight on a Sunday in May. Will have checked bags, but will already have checked in for flight online. Staying at connected Hilton Hotel. What time do we need to be at airport?
I would leave your room at the Hilton at about 4.
I am flying with American Airlines to Detroit from Tokyo via ORD. Somehow, I would like to visit my brother in Chicago before going to Detroit. Can I just exit in Chicago and not fly to Detroit?
Is the flight to Detroit the last one on your reservation or do you have a return flight to Tokyo? If it is the last flight, yes, you can exit in Chicago.
Detroit is my last flight. Do I have to inform American Airlines about my exit in Chicago?
No, you can just leave the airport.
Thank you very much.
Yes you can, however I would make sure that your baggage does not go all the way to Detroit.
If they have their bags with them in hand I'm fairly sure they won't break free and go to Detroit without them. You have to claim your bags to go through US Customs in Chicago.
I have a 920am flight to Denver. And have luggage to check. How soon before the flight should I arrive ?
What airline are you flying?
Be there by at least 7.
Hi, We arrive at ORD July 29 2017 at 18:35 from Toronto (originating in Tel Aviv). We depart ORD at 20:05 for for Albuquerque. We will have checked bags. Can we safely make this transfer in 1.5 hours? Many thanks!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.