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I've got a domestic United flight from WAS arriving at O'Hare at 11:31am and hoping to catch a international United flight to PEK at 12:40pm; will that be enough time?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

I am a tad nervous as I coming from Denver and due to land American Airlines terminal 3 and 45 mins later, I am due to leave from Finnair in terminal 5. Will I have enough time to make it?

When do I go through International security, in Chicago or when I land in Paris?
There's no such thing as "international security" However, when you land in Chicago you will have to take the ATS Train from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 and go through security. 45 minutes is very tight. You will go through Schengen Entry Passport Control in Helsinki. If you are flying nonstop from Chicago to Paris then your second flight is also on American and you don't have to go to Terminal 5 and your connection is much easier as you then just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.
Thank you Zap for your response. I am flying straight from Chicago to Paris.

Denver to Chicago via American landing at terminal 3?
Chicago to Paris via Finnair operated by American Airlines , it doesn't state what terminal.

If I need to go through security again, do I need to pick up my luggage and bring it to the next airline? Security again, darn as I do not think I will make it.
Your flight to Paris will also depart from Terminal 3. The Operated by American part means your flight is NOT on Finnair, it is on American. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Zap, Thank you as I was a tad nervous. I really appreciate your input ion this.
Im due to arrive in Chicago Terminal 5 at 14.10, preclearance immigration will be done in Dublin. I have a connecting flight to Grand Rapids, MI at 15.50 in Terminal 2. Do I have to collect my baggage and recheck it even though it is all the one booking? And if so will I have time to make my connecting flight?
You won't have to claim your bags if everything is on the same reservation. If the first flight is on Aer Lingus you will arrive in Terminal 5 and just take the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and go through security. If the first flight is on United you just have to go from youra rrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks so much for your reply. I booked it all with Aer Lingus so it's just the one booking. The first flight is with Aer Lingus and the second one is with United airlines
Sorry, I meant take the ATS Train to Terminal 2.
Will have 30 mins to connect American airline flights. Arriving at terminal 3, G1B and have to get to terminal 3, K10.
Is this going to be a problem or how much time will this take ?
That's enough time if the first flight is on-time, but it leaves no time to spare. Walking between the gates will take about 5-10 minutes.
I'm arriving from Rome on United at 4:15 and connecting to Norfolk at 5:45 in september. Is a hour and a half enough time to make connection?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Hello, I will land at terminal 2 from Buffalo at 9.59 pm , I have connection to San Francisco at Terminal 1 at 10.50 pm , is that possible? how long will it take between T2 - T1 ? I don't know the gate yet
Thank you for your help
If both flights are on United/United Express that is enough time. There is a walkway inside security from T2 to T1.
We are flying on United into ORD and then flying to LHR on American. We have separate tickets for the flights and need to meet up with my sister to drop off my boys and pick up her daughter. We have 2 1/2 hours.

Then on the way home, we fly American from London into ORD and fly out on Delta. Again with separate tickets. Again meeting up with my sister and trading kids. This time we have only 2 hours and 15 min. Can you advise on how to be most efficient? Will we need to take our luggage all the way back to Terminal 2 to check it on Delta or can we check it after customs in Terminal 5? Thanks.
On the way to London you should have just enough time. On the way back that will be difficult because you will have to transfer your bags yourself to Delta in Terminal 2 on the ATS Train after clearing Immigration and Customs.
How long will it take to get from Terminal 5 (Aer Lingus international flight) to Terminal 2 (Delta internal flight)? Thanks
If you have to transfer bags, at least an hour, but the actual time between terminals is about 15 minutes.
I do have a transfer bag. My first flight is international from London, via Dublin to Chicago) arriving at 18:15 and my second internal flight from Chicago to Kansas is at 20:30. Is that enough time?
Delta doesn't fly from Chicago to Kansas. Please double check your reservation.
I m flying from New York to Chicago with AA, and connecting flight with JAL to Tokyo. The first flight from New York to Chicago changed and left me only 44 mins layover at Chicago. Is it enough for us to transfer? Thanks
Yes, that's still possible. Both flights will be on the H/K concourse.
How long does it take to walk from gate G17 to H10 terminal 3. Only have 40 minutes between flights . Thank you
It takes 5-10 minutes.