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hi all,
My 16 years old nephew is going to be travelling on his own for the fist time without sitting service. He's flying with United Airlines, going from Jacksonville to Guadalajara, with a 2h layover in Houston Int. Airport. No checked baggage, only a cabin case.
Will he have to go outside security and back in again? will he be able o use the Skyway to change terminals? He has to go from terminal C to B.
Thank you!
Yes, that is plenty of time. All he has to do is go from his arrival gate to his departure gate using the Skyway train.
great, thank you. So he wont need to go through passport control again. Just once when he checks in in Jacksonville.

Will that be the case again for his return flight? (Guadalajara -> Houston (HIA) -> Jacksonville), as he'll be entering the US from an international flight, I am wondering what the process will be.

Thank you for your help! I have been doing research all day and this is so far the best forum.
There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. He will just go through security in Jacksonville and then show his passport at the gate in Houston. On the return, in Houston, he will go through US Immigration, claim his bags, go through US Customs, re-check his bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to his departure gate.
I'm looking flying into Huston on a United flight to connect to a United flight to Buenas Aires. I would be arriving on a united flight. The transfer time is Is 1hr 20mins, is that enough time to change planes?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is domestic.
What is the process for a Canadian traveling home from Peru transiting through Houston and how long does it take to clear customs? Do bags have to be rechecked? I have a short connection time.
You don't have to claim your bags. Immigration, Customs, and Security will likely take about an hour, then you have to get to your departure gate.
I have a 1.40 stop over in Houston on my way to Miami from New Zealand. Is this enough time?
Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I have a 1.40 stop over in Houston on my way to Miami from New Zealand. Is this enough time?
Can someone confirm (I cannot find this on the IAH website) that checked luggage is transferred automatically when connecting from international to international in IAH? I travelled IST-IAH-YYC and my checked bag went missing. My luggage tag shows YYC and I even asked for confirmation at the luggage belts in IAH.
As far as I know Turkish does not participate in ITI bags, so I believe you will have to claim them in Houston.
That'll explain why I don't have my bag..UGH..Thanks! Still have high hopes of seeing it back though..
I'm flying United from San Antonio to Houston, then 45 minutes later, Houston to Charleston, WV on United Express. Will I have to change terminals? Is 45 minutes enough time?
You may have to change terminals. If you do the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. If the first flight is on-time you have enough time.
I will be flying from Indianapolis to IAH on United Express, and then changing terminals to fly on United to San Pedro Sula.
Is 55 minute connection time enough?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.
Flying from Edmonton, Canada to Houston via United with a 45 min. connection and then another United flight to Raleigh. Will that be enough time to connect from one United flight to another? Do I go through customs in Houston or in Raleigh? Thanks for any help/advice!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you need to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thanks for your reply! Much appreciated.
Is 2hrs, twenty minutes enough time to get from a United Domestic flight to a Singapore Air flight? Will I have time to get checked luggage, too?
If everything is on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags. Regardless, it should be enough time.