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We are returning to the us from barcelona at 755pm... we need to catch a 945 flight on a different reservation to portland. Will we need to go through customs, leave security to get our bags, then re enter through security?? If so, how long should we expect this to take?
forgot to mention.. in on Iberia and out on Alaska
I don't think that's reasonably enough time. Yes, you will have to do all of those things and also move from the International Terminal to Terminal 6 in the middle.
Hi all,
I'm arriving at LAX @ 635 (QANTAS) from Australia, and then planning to fly directly to Mexico City (Volaris). I'm assuming that I will have to collect bags go through customs, change terminal, check bags, and go through exit customs. Any ideas on how long this will take - I'm looking at a flight that would give me 4.5 hrs to achieve this.
Thanks in advance!
You have the process correct except that the last step is security, not exit customs as there is no exit customs or passport control from the US. Yes, 4.5 hours sounds sufficient.
Thank you!
Hi, I will be flying SYD - LAX - MSP. I have a 3 hour transit in LA. I also have 2 young children flying with me. Will I be able to get a skycap service to help me pick up my luggages from the international airport carousel and then go to the domestic airport to check in?
No, there are no skycaps in the International baggage claim. Instead there are free carts you can use.
My Phil Airlines flight from Manila is scheduled to land at LAX 9:00 AM. My flight to Toronto is at 12:50pm via West Jet. Would there be enough time to catch the Toronto flight? Thanks
Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Manila is on-time.
Is there AA Priority Access Security line in Terminal 5 at LAX? I see there is one in T4, but cannot find any information on terminal 5 security for AA Priority lines?
I don't know, you can always check and if you don't find one, run over to T4 if the regular line in T5 looks bad.
Hi, we are non-us citizens flying Eva Air from manila to lax. Arriving 7am and need to clear immigration and customs then take a 9am Delta domestic flight. Is two hours enough time?
On two separate reservations I'd say that is very risky, especially if you have checked bags. I would try for a later flight.
Hi there. I am coming from SLC to LAX then going to Prague(end stop) via Amsterdam. 1. Do I check my bag on SLC all the way thru or carry and check in LAX? 2. When at LAX, do I have to walk out of domestic terminal to go to international or is it all connected? We saved for Delta One (intl only) and want to use that perk. Any help would be greatly appreciated. :)
If all the flights are on the same reservation you won't see your bags again until you get to Prague. In LAX all your gates will be connected.
Thank you, ZAP
Does American fly International flights out of Terminal 4 ???? Or Bradley like everyone else?
Most of their international flights depart Terminal 4. They do not have a check in desk in the International Terminal. They also use gates in Terminal 6.
We will be arriving from the Philippines at 7;00 pm on Philippine Airlines. Do we have enough time to catch up the 9:25 pm flight of American Airlines to San Jose? We have checked-in luggage and have to pass thru the immigration.
Hello, my wife and newborn are traveling from Arizona to lax. Is it possible to meet her at baggage claim to assist with her checked luggage, car seat, stroller?
Yes, domestic baggage claims are public areas. You will have to park in short-term parking. Find out her airline as LAX has 7 different domestic baggage claims.
Thank you so much