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  • Enough transfer time?
    Apr 11, 2014
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    I'm flying from Raleigh Durham to PHL and have 1,5 houres to catch my flight to Amsterdam (AMS). Will this be enough time?

     

    If flight is on time, transfer time of 1.5 hrs should suffice. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/phl then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

  • PHL International/Domestic transfer
    Apr 7, 2014
    1
    Flying from ORF to Africa with transfers in PHL and Qatar. Should 1.5 hours be long enough for the transfer from domestic to international? On the way back, I would assume I need to get my bags and recheck them for my international to domestic transfer, but I've heard rumors this isn't necessary in Philly. Can anyone confirm?

     

    Yes, 1.5 hours will be plenty of time on your way over to Qatar. On the way back, yes, you will have to claim your bags to go through customs and then re-check them.

     

  • 20 minute connection flight
    Apr 3, 2014
    1
    I am thinking about flying with U.S Airways down to Knoxville from Chicago with a 40 minute connection time in PHL. Would I have enough time to make it from my gate to the connecting U.S Airways flight in time?

     

    It doesn't leave much room for delays, but it's possible, barely.

     

  • Flight to and from Bermuda
    Feb 28, 2014
    1
    My wife and I are flying out of Baltimore(BWI) on US Airways Express and then connecting onto Bermuda. Can anybody tell me what Terminal I will arrive and then depart from? I think Ill arrive at F and have to depart from A. Do I claim my bags and go the main international check in counter? Or can I do that all in Terminal F? Also on the return flight I have read theres a pre clearance US Customs station in Bermuda. Does that mean when I land I can just go to my connecting gate after landing and not have to claim my bags or go back through customs? Both layovers are 3+ hours so I hope that is enough time to be safe. First time international flyer. Thanks

     

    Your bags will be checked straight through to Bermuda in BWI. You won't have to do anything with them in PHL on either trip. On the return flight, yes, there is preclearance in Bermuda so again you don't have to do anything with your bags in PHL.

     

  • Gourmet respite
    Feb 25, 2014
    0
    Best "foodie

     

  • Customs & Connected from St Maartin
    Feb 24, 2014
    1
    Arriving us airways from St Maartin. Terminal B - Then have a connecting flight to Pittsburgh. Do I have to get my luggage and the go thru customs and then recheck my bags.. All flights with US AIR. I have 1 hr 10 min layover. Will this be enough time>

     

    Yes you will have to claim your baggage, go through customs and recheck then go through security. That will be very hard to do in just 70 mins. However US has lots of PHL-PIT flights if you miss your connection.

     

  • F to A?
    Feb 12, 2014
    1
    I'm flying from Manchester NH to Rome via PHL next week. Is one hour enough time to get from F to A?

     

    Yes you should have enough time: Free large shuttle buses, operated by US Airways, connect from Terminal F (gate F14) to gate A1.

     

  • B to D
    Jan 20, 2014
    1
    Is there a moving walkway between B and D, and how long does it take to go from B to D? Meeting my elderly mother at D and don't want to be late.

     

    Yes, there is a moving walkway - shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, 15 minutes at the most.

     

  • MSP-PHL-LHR connection and re-check
    Jan 18, 2014
    2
    I will be arriving at PHL on a domestic flight with Delta (Terminal D), and then departing on a British Airways international flight to London Heathrow (Terminal A). My flights will be two separate bookings, so I assume I will have to claim my baggage, exit security to landside, check in with British Airways and go through security again. How long must I allow? And should I transfer to Terminal A airside and then exit security, or exit security at Terminal D and then transfer landside? Is there an easier way if I've checked in online and only need to bag-drop? I'm concerned that a couple of hours may not be enough to connect. Thank you.

     

    I would allow at least 2 hours, preferably 2.5 hours for your transfer. You can't transfer to A airside since you will have to claim your baggage in D.

     

    Also, Delta and British Airways do have an interline baggage agreement, so even though Delta is not obligated to check baggage through to BA, it doesn't hurt to ask the agent at your origin point. Be sure to have documentation for your BA flight.

     

  • How to get from Terminal B to Terminal F
    Dec 22, 2013
    1
    Hello Can someone please tell me how to get from Terminal B to Terminal F. My parents are flying on the Dec 27th and they do not know there ways around airports.

     

    US Airways runs a shuttle bus - http://www.phl.org/passengerinfo/pages/shuttle.aspx

     

  • International > domestic flight connection
    Dec 3, 2013
    1
    I will be travelling to Seattle from Madrid in mid-December, and I will be taking the connecting flight in Philadelphia. The flight from Madrid has an scheduled arrival at 04.05 PM and the flight to Seattle leaves at 5.55. Will 1 hour and 50 minutes be enough time to go though customs, secutiry and change terminals? Do yu know what procedure I'd have to follow in case I miss the second flight? Any information or previous experience will be helpful. Thank you.

     

    You will go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk. Then you'll go upstairs and through security. All terminals at PHL are connected beyond security and you will be able to walk to your gate from your arrival terminal. You should have plenty of time. If your flight is late and you miss your connection you will automatically be rebooked on the next available flight, possibly involving a connection elsewhere such as Phoenix if there is no later nonstop to Seattle.

     

  • Time to move between terminals.
    Nov 25, 2013
    2
    Hi! I am geting to Terminal C in Philadelphia from Grensboro at 16.50 and I am supposed to go to the terminal A to catch my flight to Madrid at 18.45. Is it enough time to do it? Will I have any kind of trouble? Thank you so much. I appreciate it.

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time. They are connected beyond security by moving walkways.

     

    Thank you so much!

     

  • From terminal A to C - flight this suterday
    Nov 16, 2013
    1
    Hi, I will be flying to Chicago via Philadelphia from Israel in a week from now. I wiill have a layover of about 2 hours. I will arrive in Philadelphia at gate A and depart for Chicago at gate C. How do I get to terminal C? When am I soppose to go throw customs and immigration? and do I need to go throw security again? Do you think it's anough time between the flights? Thanks a lot for your help.

     

    You will go through immigration in Philadelphia. Yes, you will go through security again after you re-check your bags with US Airways. You should have enough time but you won't have any time to waste. Terminals A and C are connected by a moving walkway.

     

  • conecting flights
    Nov 12, 2013
    1
    I am looking to book a flight from Kansas City to PhL with a 45 minute layoff over and will arrive at us airway terminal A and need to go to Terminal C to us airway is this possible

     

    You will arrive at Terminal AEast; then use the moving walkway inside security to Terminal C - you have enough time.

     

  • A1 or C16 Shuttle from Terminal F
    Oct 31, 2013
    1
    To connect flight From TF to TB, which is fastest: Shuttle to A1 or C16?

     

    Whichever the shuttle arrives at first.

     





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