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My family is landing in T4 @ 4:50PM on a Saturday in March via EY101. We'll be pre-cleared, so we don't have to go through customs. We have a flight that leaves T2 @ 6:40PM. We have to go pick up our bags & re-check them because it's a different PNR & go through security again. What's the % that we make it?
I think it's a pretty good chance if the Etihad flight is on-time.
I am a U.S citizen flying Delta from London to JFK and then Delta to Charlotte. I will be arriving at JFK in the early evening on a weekday. There is a 1.75 hour wait between flights. Will that be enough time to get through customs? Do Delta flights arrive and depart from Terminal 4?
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Both flights will probably be in T4 but there is a chance the Charlotte flight will be from T2.
Hi, Can anybody help me? I am flying from Atlanta to JFK then having a 3 hour wait for a connecting flight from JFK to Manchester UK. I have never done a connect flight before. The flights are booked through Virgin but my ATL flight to JFK is being ran by Delta. Both flights are with Terminal 4 however I have no idea how it works with collecting bags and immigration. Any advice would be appreciated.
There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do on your way to Manchester is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Thanks, would i have to collect bags and recheck in? Or will delta/virgin just have them moved to the new plane. I dont technically leave terminal 4 and its all booked with one company
You don't have to do anything with your bags in JFK on your way to Manchester. Again, just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
If I fly from RDU to JFK on American and have a connection from JFK to Barcelona on American will I need to Change terminals? Would 1 hour be enough time to make this connection?
All American flights are in Terminal 8. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thank you!
I fly in on American on Monday, Feb 12 and arrive in JFK terminal 8 (American Airlines) at 11:59. I need to leave on Turkish Airlines (I think terminal 1) at 1:30 p.m.. Do I have time to get from Terminal 8 to 1? do I have to go through security again? I've already booked the flights.
Yes, you have to go through security again. If you have checked bags you don't have enough time. If you don't have checked bags then you have a slight chance of being able to make it. You should have researched this BEFORE booking flights.
Hi! We will be flying Delta into JFK from RDU, and I BELIEVE landing at terminal 4 -- then flying Delta from JFK to FCO, and I think I will be also leaving from terminal 4. We have no checked baggage, just carry-on. Will we have to go back through security? (We have a 2 hour layover, and I'm worried the weather will delay our flight.) Thanks in advance!!
You don't have to go through security again. If you arrive in Terminal 2, Delta runs a shuttle inside security to Terminal 4.
I have two separate tickets, I am flying into jfk and arrive around 9 and then depart in the same terminal 4 at 10:40 to South Africa. I will probably have to recheck my bag? Will i have enough time to get through security and checking in?
What airline are you flying for the first flight and where are you coming from? With checked bags that aren't checked through I don't think you have enough time to claim your bags and re-check them with South African before the cutoff.
I am flying in on delta and then flying out on SAA, both at the same terminal.
Yeah, I don't think you have enough time if you have checked bags and they aren't checked through.
Ok, thanks for the help. Do you know how long it usually takes to get through security at terminal 4?
It depends on a lot of factors anywhere between 5 and 30 minutes.
Flying on Delta to JFK during Christmas and have a 1 hour layover from Delta Endeavor to Virgin Atlantic, so domestic flight to international flight. We may arrive and depart from Terminal 4.
1. Purchased as 1 ticket, but will I have enough time to make the international flight?
2. Will we have to go through a security check prior to international flight?
Yes, you should have enough time. You don't have to go through security.
I'm arriving at JFK via Virgin Atlantic on Jan. 7. My layover is 90 minutes. Is that enough time to pass through customs and still make the connection for the domestic Delta flight?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
I am flying from Prague to JFK. From JFK I fly to San Antonio Texas. I only have 1 1/2 hrs between landing and takeoff. What is the process to transfer and do I have time?
If both flights are on Delta, then you go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.