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Hi, I have a trip to Costa Rica in December. I'm leaving Little Rock, AR and laying over in Atlanta for 45 minutes. I'm pretty familiar with the layout of Atlanta but I'm really concerned with it being in the winter and not knowing if the plane in Memphis will leave on time. Should I be exploring more options and will my checked bag have enough time to be placed on my flight to CR?
That should be enough time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart (likely E).
Returning from NAS with a layover in ATL. Do you need to claim your checked luggage in Atlanta and go through security & recheck for the next domestic flight since you pre-clear customs in NAS?
Because you pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Nassau, all you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thank you for your reply. The airline told me it is necessary to claim luggage and go through customs and recheck in Atlanta. ??
Whoever you talked to at the airline doesn't know what they're talking about and doesn't know that Nassau has preclearance.
Coming in from Jacksonville FL to connect in Atlanta, going to Germany; is a 40 minute layover even possible? How does passport control work between connecting flights? Is it handled at the gate or somewhere else between? Thanks for any advice.
There is no Passport Control when leaving the US. The airline agent will just check your passport when you check in in Jacksonville and when you board your flight in Atlanta. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
My son is flying in from Denver to ATL with golf clubs, do they come through normal baggage on the regular turn styles or do we have to pick them up somewhere else since they are oversized?
It depends on the airline. I believe they will come out separately.
Hi, I'm travelling from Munich to Salt Lake City via Atlanta for the first time. I'll be having lots of baggage and 2 hours layover. Is it enough time to find my way around? Thanks!
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Have a trip to Panama City on American and it connects in Miami then to Panama City. Ticket says North Terminal like any other AA flight. Do I check in at Domestic Terminal like any other domestic flight since I am leaving ATL going to MIA and present passport at check in? Or do I have to go to International because of the final destination? Thanks so much!
Yes, you check in at the Domestic Terminal. There is no American Airlines counter in the International Terminal.
You provide a tremendous service and I very much appreciate the guidance. Thanks so much and have a wonderful day!
Hi My grandmother is travelling from London Heathrow to Atlanta via virgin atlantic tomorrow. Is it possible to arrange for someone to help carry her luggage or for wheelchair service, once she reaches Atlanta? Thank you
Yes, you can call her airline and ask for wheelchair service. You can't arrange just baggage assistance.
I will be leaving Costa Rica with a 2 hour layover in Atlanta before leaving for Raleigh, NC. I assume I have to go through customs and recheck my bags. They won't just go through to Raleigh. Is that right?
Yes, that is correct. in Atlanta you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate on the plane train.
Traveling through ATL HJ Airport this Friday. Want to know if Friday sermon/prayers offered in airport chapel.
The airport interfaith chapel is just a decorated empty space for prayer. No religious services are held there.
Hi, I'm flying in from Brussels and have 1 hour 45 minutes to catch my flight to Cancun, Mexico. Will that be sufficient?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.