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Intl-to-domestic connection time in GIG?

Old Dec 3, 04, 12:49 pm
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Intl-to-domestic connection time in GIG?

I need to get down to Belo Horizonte from my home airport of PHL, via Miami and Rio (if I flew through Sao Paulo I'd have to change airports there to catch the domestic flight). My proposed timing is:

PHL-MIA (AA, arr MIA 22:00)
MIA-GIG (AA, lv MIA 23:15, arr GIG 10:39 +1)
GIG-PLU (RG, lv GIG 13:50)

Does this give me enough time to clear immigration/customs at GIG? I haven't been down to Brazil since the new fingerprinting regime was implemented. How long are those lines, really?
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Old Dec 10, 04, 9:06 pm
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You should be ok with that timing. Just have in mind that AA arrives in Terminal 1 and RG leaves from the newer Terminal 2. It's not a long walk, you'll need to get to second floor (departures) and then maybe a 10-minute walk in slow pace. Last time my American friends were here they said Customs was a piece of cake, but I guess that can vary a bit. Maybe if you have time in MIA you should drop by RG's counter and inform them of your conexion, they might even be able to check you in.
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Old Dec 10, 04, 9:12 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingRabbit
You should be ok with that timing.
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