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  • Heathrow-PHL-Tampa
    Mar 25, 2017
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    We are flying with AA from Heathrow to Tampa with connection in PHL. Will we have to re check our baggage at PHL and if so is 2 hrs sufficient to make the connection?

     

    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Immigration
    Mar 24, 2017
    1
    Hi - I'm travleing from Glasgow to Orlando via Philadelphia on the 8th May. We have 2hrs 10mins to make our connecting flight. Will this be enough time to collect bags, recheck them, go through security etc? Thanks

     

    Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Connect between CDG and PHL to domestic airline
    Mar 23, 2017
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    We are coming in on an international flight from CDG on Delta, but changing to an AA flight. Do all of the international flights come into the same customs and departure close to each other? We would have 90 mins between flights. Is that enough time?

     

    If you have checked bags that connection time will be nearly impossible. Without checked bags it will be possible but still difficult.

     

  • BCN - PHL _ PHX
    Mar 21, 2017
    1
    Have 90 minutes between arriving international flight from Barcelona to domestic flight to Phoenix.. Party of 5.. Is this enough time for a returning international connection?

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Ottawa-PHL-Atlanta
    Mar 23, 2017
    4
    I am traveling from Ottawa-PHL-Atlanta with a layover of 50 min. in PHL. (AA4149 & AA2016) Do I need to re-check my baggage here and is this time enough for all, baggage claim, re-check, customs & immigration clearance and boarding? (I am not a US citizen)

     

    Since this is an international flight, your port of entry will be PHL. Having said that, you will go through the immigration process, then grab your luggage, then go through customs. After customs you will put your luggage back on a belt. Staff is there to assist you. After that you will still have to go through another security check before you can proceed to your next flight. 50 minutes is not enough time to make the connection in my opinion.

     

    Britta is completely incorrect. Ignore her post. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

    Perfect answer! This is what exactly happened! For the benefit of others, we will clear Immigration/Customs in Ottawa itself. I got my baggage also checked-in until the final destination but that is something we need to check with Airlines.

     

    Britta- Though this is the usual procedure, this did not happen when I come from Ottawa. As ZAP answered, I have cleared Immigration/Customs in Ottawa itself. Thanks for your response though :)

     

  • short layover
    Mar 20, 2017
    1
    EOM flying American flight 1882 from RDU to SDQ via Philly. Only have 38 minutes to make connection to American 847 to SDQ. Can you help me with the following question(s)? Thanks. What terminal will we arrive at on RDU flight? What terminal will we depart from on SDQ flight? Distance between the two terminals? Would it be wise to spend extra $15 for seats in front of plane?

     

    You will arrive in Terminal A, B, or C. You will depart from Terminal A or B. You can walk inside security between all terminals and gates. Whether or not it's worth $15 is up to you, but it is a fairly risky connection.

     

  • Terminal f to b or c
    Mar 18, 2017
    1
    My flight in April is gonna arrive in terminal f at 3pm and my connecting flight to Dallas says it generally leaves from either terminal b or c at 413. I am a fairly fast walker. Would it be best to walk or take the shuttle in that time?

     

    Either should probably work. I would walk.

     

  • Gate connection time
    Mar 18, 2017
    2
    EOM flying from Columbus OH to Aruba via Philly. Only have 35 minutes to make connection to Aruba. Can you help me with the following question(s)? Thanks. What terminal will we arrive at on Columbus flight? What terminal will we depart from on Aruba flight? Distance between the two terminals?

     

    Sorry: we are flying via AMERICAN AIRLINES Columbus to Philly and Philly to ARUBA EOM! need terminal info.

     

    You will arrive in A, B, C, or F. You will depart from A. You have enough time if the flight from Columbus is on-time. All gates are connected inside security.

     

  • terminal F to terminal A (gate A11)
    Mar 16, 2017
    1
    Whats is the best way to get from terminal F to terminal A-east with only about 50 minute layover?

     

    The shuttle is probably fastest.

     

  • getting from terminal F to terminal B
    Mar 15, 2017
    1
    What is the fastest way to get from terminal F to terminal B. I only have 45 minutes between flights!!

     

    If possible, I would run.

     

  • 35 layover
    Mar 15, 2017
    1
    We land at gate C20 and depart 35 mins later from gate A25. American is saying this is a legit layover. Is this even possible? We can run fairly fast, but they also close the doors 10 mins prior to departure.

     

    Yes, it is possible if the first flight is on-time but obviously doesn't leave any time to spare if it isn't.

     

  • domestic to international
    Mar 15, 2017
    1
    1-Boston to Philly to Lisbon..terminal change in PHL? 2- Returning from Barcelona, PHL, Boston. Luggage check, immigration in Phl or Boston? terminal change in PHL? tnx

     

    All you have to do on the way to Lisbon is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All terminals in PHL are connected inside security. On the return in Philadelphia you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Enough time to get to my gate?
    Mar 15, 2017
    1
    I have a flight that comes in from Columbus, OH and then I have 40minutes to get to my gate for my flight to Punta Cana. Will this be enough time to get to make my connection?

     

    It's possible but it leaves no time to spare if the flight from Columbus is delayed.

     

  • DFW-PHL-MUC
    Mar 13, 2017
    1
    I have a flight from DFW-PHL on 29 June arriving PHL at 1655, with a connection to MUC at 1840. Is 1 hr 45 mins enough time for the connection in PHL? All flights are booked through BA and operated by AA. Thanks.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Philadelphia on the way to Munich is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Connection
    Mar 13, 2017
    1
    From Chas sc may 6 to Manchester nh Flight 4172 then flight4878 to Manchester nh how far are these flight connection

     

    Both will likely be in Terminal F. All gates in Philadelphia are connected inside security.

     

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