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I am flying Alaska Airlines from PDX to LAX leaving at 5.55pm, arriving LAX 8.14PM. I am connecting to Fiji Airlines to fly to Nadi business class departing 11.30pm. Do you think this will be enough time and could you please advise which terminals I will be using and the quickest way to get around. Thank you
You arrive in Terminal 6 and depart from the International Terminal. I think you have enough time if the flight from Portland is on-time. The only way to get around is walking.
Upon my flight arrival at LAX, if I go through customs at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, and my connection is at Terminal 1, do I need to exit and go back through security in Terminal 1?
Yes, when you clear customs you will be outside security. You will have to take your bags with you to Terminal 1 to re-check them with Southwest and go through security.
Hi, if arrive on a virgin flight from Sydney to la at 6.05am will I have enough time to catch a spirit flight to Houston at 8.24am
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will have to transfer any checked bags yourself to Spirit.
Can passengers change terminals inside security? I arrive in 6 and need to go to 4. Thanks.
I have been reading about the tunnels between the terminals. Where is terminal 6 do I find the entrance to the tunnel that leads to terminal 4? I have read there are no signs, and it is easy to get lost, or accidentally go to baggage claim.

Thanks for your help.
The tunnel from T6 to T5 and T4 is about halfway up the concourse down a flight of stairs. The only sign is a little one on a stand (not an overhead one).
Thanks for your reply.

Is there a gate number the tunnel entrance in 6 is nearby? Once inside the tunnel, are there any signs so passengers don't accidentally exit the tunnel before they want to?
We arrive to LAX on Alaska Airlines flight at 705pm with a departing flight on FijiAirways to Fiji at 930PM on a different reservation. 1)Fastest way to get from terminal 6 to international terminal and 2) will we need to pick up bags and check in with fiji airlines and go through security again or some variation of that?
The fastest way is to walk. Yes, you will have to claim your bags in T6, take them to the International Terminal and re-check them with Fiji Airways then go through security. You should have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Hello,
I have a 45min layover in LAX from PDX to SYD. I am flying Delta and am worried I wont make it to the international terminal in time. Thoughts?

Thanks for the help.
If your flight to Sydney is operated by Delta you don't have to go to the International Terminal, just from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Terminal 2 or 3. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thanks Zap! I think my connecting flight is a Delta partner KLM. I’m guessing they are in T2
KLM does not fly from LAX to Sydney. Your flight to Sydney is operated by either Delta or Virgin Australia.
I am flying in 12/3 from Nashville to LAX changing planes there then onto Honolulu. Delta airlines the whole trip. Am I correct in assuming that flight from BNA to LAX AND the flight from LAX to HNL will both be at the Delta Terminal? I looked at the map and it says Delta uses Terminals 2 and 3. Other places say 5 and 6. I don't care either way, I just want to know if they are close. I got 40 minutes to change planes. It's freaking me out! Thanks!!
Delta moved to Terminals 2 and 3 recently. Yes, both flights will be in Terminals 2 or 3. There is a shuttle bus between them inside security if you have to change between 2 and 3. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thanks! Now let's just hope for smoothly!!
Flying Delta airlines and they changed our original departure time so I would miss my connecting flight. I was able to book a flight on SW to LAX it arrives about an hour an a half before the next take off. I will be using a carry on only but concerned about getting from one terminal to the next. Will an hour an a half be enough time? It will be a Saturday morning flight
That's just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Hi
I am landing at LAX from San Diego with United at 14.35
I am flying business class with Finnair at 17.50
Would that be enough time?
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly. If you have checked bags you'll have to transfer them yourself.
Will 3 hours be enough time to connect flying into LAX on Fiji Airlines to Southwest Airlines?
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will have to transfer your bags yourselves to Terminal 1.