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Hello, I am flying to St. Lucia from DFW through MIA. I have only an hour and a half layover in MIA from DFW. Is this enough time? I am a bit concerned. I have never flown through MIA so I do not know how smooth their international process is.
both flights are American Airlines by the way
Yes. that is plenty of time. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US, so all you have to do in Miami on your way to St. Lucia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, I am EU-Citizen travelling from KIN to BAQ with 19-hour-layover in MIA. Will I need to go through Immigration in MIA? If yes, will I need to apply for ESTA beforehand, even though I do not intend to stay in the US? Am I to leave the airport at all? Thanks for your help.
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration and Customs in Miami. Yes, you will need to apply for ESTA beforehand if your citizenship is a Visa Waiver country. You can leave the airport if you want. Once you clear US Customs you will be in the US and free to go where you want.
I am flying in from St. Lucia arriving in Miami at 736pm. My connecting flight to Pensacola departs at 935. Do we have enough time in between to make it through customs and immigration? I am a little concerned.
Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.