Flight Connections  


Connecting Flights at MIA:

  • There are three terminals at MIA (view map).


  • View airline ticket counters location here.
  • There are two U.S  Customs and Border Protection (federal inspection process) areas (view map):

- Exit at level 1
- Exit at level 3

  • Passengers arriving at Concourse F can take a courtesy trolley to the D International Arrivals Facility.

  • Click here to view what federal inspection area airlines use.
    • Flights from Canada and Bahamas clear U.S. Immigrations and Customs in their flight departure city. Click here  for more information.
    • ArkeFly (OR) flights clear U.S. Immigrations and Customs in Orlando, Fl. Click here  for more information.
  • Clearance times for the federal inspection process vary - contact your airline or locate an airline representative upon arrival for assistance.

  • Review all pre-screened passenger programs available at MIA


Baggage Claim during Connections:

  • International flights connecting to US destinations - claim luggage before clearing U.S. Customs.
  • International arriving passengers must claim their luggage before clearing U.S. Customs.  Some airlines check bags directly from international city of origin to international final destinations (ITI).  Please contact your airline for more information about ITI bags.

  • Domestic flights connecting to international destinations - confirm with your airline that your luggage was checked directly to your final destination.


Skyride Connector (moving walkways):    (view map)


North Terminal - Concourse D Skytrain:

Concourse D skytrain whisks passengers off their feet from one end of the mile-long facility to the other for quick connections to everything from flights and baggage claim to stores, restaurants and passport control.

The skytrain people mover system features stations at four main areas of Concourse D. A ride on the skytrain can take you from: station #1 near Gate D-17 at the easternmost end of Concourse D to station #2 for domestic baggage claim; continue to station #3 for connecting flights at gates D-26 to D-39, passport control for international travelers or exits to Central and South Terminal; or carry you all the way to station #4 for gates D-40 to D-60 and American Eagle flights at the new Regional Commuter Facility - all within five minutes. View skytrain map.

For information or assistance while at MIA, pick up one of our 24 hour white courtesy phones or visit our Tourist Information Center at the , 2nd level, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Please keep these tips in mind as you plan your trips and when you arrive at the airport. If we work together we can make the system safe and effective for every traveler. Your safety and security is our number one priority. For additional information you may call us at 305-876-7000 or contact us.