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Hi there I am looking at buying a flight with American Airlines that is going from Australia to Canada with a 3h41 layover in LAX, is that enough time to make the connection?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Arriving at Terminal 6 and departing TBIT on separate tickets. I know I will have to collect my luggage and go through security between terminals. I have 3 hours between the estimated time of arrival at Terminal 6 and time of departure at TBIT. is 3 hours enough time?

Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.
We are arriving at LAX at 8:30pm at terminal 5 and flying out of terminal B at 10:30. How do we get from one to the other? Will we need to go through security again? Will we have enough time? Thanks :)
If both flights are on the same reservation you can just take a tunnel from 5 to 4 and the new connector building to the TBIT. You have enough time..
Awesome! Thank you
Sorry for the repeat question - but one additional fact is that we both have Nexus cards. Will that make a difference?


We will be arriving at LAX at 10:10 am from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) and need to connect with a 12:20 Air Canada flight to Vancouver Canada. Is this do-able?

It's doable but isn't a slam dunk by any means.
We will be arriving at LAX at 10:10 am from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) and need to connect with a 12:20 Air Canada flight to Vancouver Canada. Is this do-able?

We will be arriving at LAX from Tahiti (Air Tahiti Nui) at 10:10 am and need to connect with an Air Canada flight to Vancouver at 12:20. Is this connection do-able?


Dale & Robyn
I'd recommend a later flight. At least a 3 hour gap
Hi Im arriving into Lax from Heathrow on Tuesday for a connecting flight to Las Vegas will i need to collect my luggage and clear customs before i get my connection
Yes, you need to claim your baggage to take it through US Customs in LAX.
I am arriving at LAX from Sacramento I believe on AA 6050 and connecting with Qantas QF94 is two and half hours enough time to make connection and do you have to go through security and passport check?
That is enough time. All you have to do is take the shuttle from the American Eagle Remote Terminal, then walk to your departure gate in the TBIT through the connector building. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. You just show your passport when you board the plane at LAX.
I am flying on United to LAX arriving at Terminal 8. I am flying to Sydney via Quantas. Will I be able to forward my baggage from United to Quantas. It is on one reservation. Also, Do i walk to TBIT from Term 8 or is there a bus that will take my wife and I? Thank you!
If it's one reservation then yes your bags should be tagged through to Qantas. You can walk from T8 to the TBIT inside security but it's a bit complex, you have to walk through walkways to Terminal 6, then walk up Terminal 6 and go down to a tunnel to Terminal 5 and Terminal 4 and then through Terminal 4 to a new connector building to the TBIT.
I was impressed how easy it was. Thank you for the info.

Have a good weekend!
I am arriving on United at terminal 7 and connecting to Skywest at terminal 8. Will i be able to walk to terminal 8 on the same level, or will I need to use an escalator to go to a different level in order to reach terminal 8?

It's all one level.
Thank you very much!