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Hi -- I am wondering if I have enough time to go the Alaska Lounge in T6 on a Saturday early morning around 5:15am right after it opens at 5am for 15-30 minutes and still have enough time to make it to T3/2 for Delta Flight that leaves at 6:45am? Do I need to go out and back through security or is there a way to get from T6 to T3/2 with out going outside? Also, about how long will the walk take for average paced walker with 1 roller bag + personal item?

Thanks in advance!
Likewise -- I have the choice with my priority club pass to use International TB lounge, so I'm debating which club TB vs. Alaska(T6) would be best and easiest to make my 6:45am flight on Delta in T3/2. I'd like to know the time it would take for both options T6 & TB ---> T3/2 and if I have to go back through security in both options.
There is no way between T6 and T2 or 3 inside security. It would not be worth such a short visit to go through security twice. Terminal B is closer to Terminal 2 and 3 than Terminal 6.
Thank you so much for your response! Is the route from Terminal B to T3/2 still within security or would I have to exit and re enter again?
Delta has a shuttle inside security between B and T2/3 but I don't know if you can actually take it from B to 2 or 3, I just know that you can take it from 2 or 3 to B.
I am arriving with Virgin in T6 but meeting someone who is arriving with HAL in T5.
Is the baggage claim for Virgin down on the ground level? After I have my bags is there
an easy way to meet my friend in the baggage claim for HAL at T5? Is it in walking
distance? About how long to get there?
Yes, all baggage claims are on the lower level. Yes, you could meet your friend on the lower level sidewalk between terminals 5 and 6.
How long of a walk from T6 to T5? How far from T5 to TBIT?
it's 5-10 minutes from T6 to T5. It's 5-10 minutes from T5 to the TBIT.
have to get baggage and recheck it at Fiji. should we get a wheel chair. cant run
If the first flight is on-time you have enough time. I Don't know your abilities so I'm not really in a position to tell you if you need a wheelchair or not, but this isn't a connection that you have to run to make.
Since 2 separate itineraries/tickets, I will need to claim bag from SWA and then go to international terminal to check bag, etc. How much time would you allow, and is the shuttle the best way to get between those 2 terminals?
I would want at least 3 hours. The best way between terminals is walking. Due to traffic the shuttle is very slow.
I have a single itinerary ticketed via American, traveling from San Antonio to LAX (arriving 4:25pm), and connect for a flight to Kauai (departing 5:20pm). I'm carry-on only and a fast walker.

55 minutes is a close connection. Assuming on-time arrival at LAX, is this sufficient time if the arrival/departure terminals at are different?

Since booking this flight, I've read about difficulties transiting from a remotely located American Eagle terminal that requires a shuttle to reach the main American terminals.

Any advice is appreciated. Thank you.
That is enough time, even if you have to go between terminals 5 and 4. Yes, the remote American Eagle terminal requires a shuttle to reach Terminal 5, but I wouldn't call it "difficult".
Is 1 hour long enough to switch from Alaska's terminal 6 to Virgin America's terminal 3? We arrive at 8:44 and the virgin America flight leaves at 9:45, thats only 1 hour and im getting stressed now because of it
Both airlines now use Terminal 6. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
From which terminal will American Airlines fly to Las Vegas at 9:30 pm on Saturday August 19?
Terminal 4 or 5.
Is a two-reservation , two hour international connection possible? Thanks ZAP
That's a risk I wouldn't be willing to take. I'd want at LEAST 3 hours.
Hello, I just wanted to double check that I do not need to be rescreened (i.e., go through security again) when travelling from T6 to TB.

I bought two separate tickets, one leaving Vancouver, Canada to LAX landing at 9:13 pm and one leaving LAX to Nadi, Fiji at 11:30 PM. My understanding is that there is a direct airside path from T6 to TB that takes about 20 to 25 minutes to walk. I just want to double check that since it is two seperate tickets and I am arriving from Canada, that I dont need to exit airside to go through security again. I will only have carry on bags with me.
Yes there is such a path. However, you will need to stop at the Fiji Airways desk for them to issue your boarding pass. They may not be able to do that at the gate desk. You do have enough time to leave security and get your boarding pass from the check-in desk.
ZAP, thank you!
i will arrive to lax terminal B in avianca´s flight from bogota arriving at 20:20 and will leave lax to melbourne in united flight T7 at 22:45. its enought time ?
where can i resend luggage after customs?
thank you!!!
Is it one reservation or two separate reservations? If it's all one reservation then you can re-check your bags at the re-check desk after clearing customs, otherwise you will have to take your bags to T7 to re-check them. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.