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YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

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YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

Does anyone know when the US immigrations/customs opens in the morning at YEG?

I have a 6:30am flight to the US and don't want to arrive really early only to find out that the US immigrations isn't open yet. Have a NEXUS card so not worried about immigrations/customs or security line.

Thanks!

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1. Re: YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

There's a phone number on the YEG website for USCBP ....

flyeia.com/prepare/security/travelling-to-th…

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2. Re: YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

4:30 am - I believe somewhere on the YEG website it may say 4:00 am, but I've been through twice in the past few months early am, most recently last week, and it opened at 4:30 am.

Edited: 11:12 pm, December 18, 2013
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3. Re: YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

Thanks!

So, as I thought, no point in arriving more than 2 hours early.

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4. Re: YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

There is quite a line-up waiting by 4:30 - I find the line goes very quickly though - but I've been near the front of it.

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5. Re: YEG Airport - Question about US Preclearance

Thanks!

I'm not so worried about line ups because I have a Nexus Card. However with a newly sprained thumb (tangle with a xc ski pole), I will probably need more time to deal with schlepping luggage. So it's back to earlier...

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