I found this info video informing patients about UA's international arrivals procedures at LAX (with lots of links to similar videos). It raises a few questions.
As I recall, passport control is under terminal 7, near where the old tunnel to the satellite reaches the street.
The video talks about a moving sidewalk to international baggage claim. Isn't international baggage claim between terminals 6 and 7 along the street, and if so, isn't it close enough that a moving sidewalk isn't needed?
Also, are passport control and international baggage claim in different rooms?
Thanks in advance!
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LAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 23469 posts, RR: 50 Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1813 times:
Quoting UCLAX (Reply 2): Do passengers arriving at T6 take the old tunnel from 6 to 7 to get to passport control?
Yes, the old tunnel basically dumps right into FIS. However the way I picture things is that a good portion of the tunnel was removed as FIS is not square center under T-7, but closer to the alley under T-6 & 7.
Quoting UCLAX (Reply 2): When passing through passport control, are passengers moving north, east, or west?
Well once in passport control area there are snaking lines that have passengers flow North towards the inspection booths.
When passengers clear, they walk a bit of a dog leg to the right (East - around the back side of the booths) to exit the room, then left(North) down the moving walkway towards the street side baggage claim. There are 3-4 carousels with passengers moving westward, and exit under T-6.
Decor wise the passport area is more stale with white/gray walls and blueish booths as I recall while baggage claim looks more UA'ish and T-7.
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