Miami (MIA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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MIA Gate Connections DISCUSSION

American Airlines recently changed our flights so that we arrive in Miami at 11:15 and depart, also on American, at 12:02. Do you think that's enough time to make the transfer?
Where are you flying from and to?
1st flight is NYC to MIA (AA 1410)
2nd flight is MIA to STX (AA 1293)
Yes, that's enough time if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I am considering a flight from Quito, Ecuador that has a 1 1/2 hour layover in Miami. We would need to clear customs and board our connecting flight. Is 1 1/2 hours enough time?
That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Thanks, that was my concern. Any insights into traveling back to Denver from Quito without having to fly in the middle of the night?
You can fly COPA to Panama City, spend a night there and fly out to Denver late the next morning, also on Copa.
Thank you! You’ve been very helpful.
Flying from Key West to MIA, then grabbing a flight from there to Toronto with time being under an hour. Email notification indicated there is a terminal change so now im in a sweat lol is it even possible to make this? Thanks
What airlines are you flying? If both flights are on American that is enough time.
Sorry i wrote my first question too fast haha it is thru americian airlines!
Thks
I am flying from JFK to MHH, Marsh Harbor Bahamas. Connecting through MIA. I am checking a bag at JFK. Does the bag go through to MHH in Bahamas, or do I have to retrieve it in MIA? My layover is only 55min (between 9:45-10:45AM). American Airlines. Will my bags make the connection? TNX
Yes, your bags will be checked through to Marsh Harbour. All you have to do in Miami on your way to the Bahamas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Will may bag make the connection too?
It should.
I am arriving from YYZ in American Airlines to MIA and then I have a connection with LATAM to Peru (LIM). How I can proceed as soon as arrive to Miami? thank you
If your bags are checked through to LIM you just have to walk from the North Terminal to South Terminal J and go through security. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto on your way to Lima.
I am flying into Miami from Indianapolis on American in October. Final destination is Santiago, Chile. The transfer time listed is 2 hours, 20 minutes. Would that be sufficient? I wasn't sure if I remained in the same terminal, would have to re-check bags, etc.? Thank you.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do on the way to Santiago if the second flight is also on American is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
HI I arrive in MIA at 9:40AM I have to go through customs I am a US Citizens how long will it take me to clear customs I have a 3 hour layover ? and FYI I only have CARRY ON LUGGAGE
3 hours is plenty of time.
Arriving in Miami from DR
Connecting flight to Seattle 2 hour layover
Can I make it to connecting flight in time?
Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time.
How do we connect from American Int'l arrival gate to Delta flight to Orlando
You arrive in the North Terminal, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, take your bags to the South Terminal, re-check them with Delta, and go through security and to your departure gate. You need at least 3 hours.
Thanks for the info on terminals. We arrive at 3:30 pm and our connecting flight is at 8:15 pm, so we should have plenty of time.
I will fly from Frankfurt via Miami to Nassau. FRA MIA on board Lufthansa.
1) Can I check thru my baggage.
2) How long connecting time is needed?
Is it two separate reservations? What airline are you flying to Nassau?