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  • 1 hour 40 Layover
    Oct 7, 2015
    We are flying with US Airways / American Airlines from Manchester and should all being well arrive in Philadelphia at 13.50, we then have a connecting flight to Tampa at 3.30pm with the same airline. As we need to clear immigration, security and recheck baggage, do you think the 1hour 40 minutes layover time will be enough?


  • Transition from EU to Canada
    Oct 6, 2015
    Helo, I am traveling from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to Philadelphia, USA, and have been changed to a connection flight 1:55h later to Halifax, Canada (my original connection flight was 5 hours later). Now I am questioning whether this is enough time and if I need to go to customs or have to formally enter the USA. Could you please help me with this? kind regards, Ina


    You have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. You have enough time.


  • International connection-international
    Oct 4, 2015
    I am looking at a flight from Miami with an hour and seven minutes connection at PHI before departing to Amsterdam. Is it enough time to make the connection? Thanks


    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    And I assume that since they are both operated by AA the departure gate will be in the same terminal? There is no need to go through security again?


    AA operates from 4 different terminals but they are all connected inside security.


  • International to International connection at PHL
    Oct 4, 2015
    Hi I will be arriving on American Airlines from Toronto(YYZ) with a 2hr connection in PHL before connecting to Qatar airways flight to Doha (DOH). Considering our checked luggage and travailing with kids, do you think 2 hr would be enough time to make the connection. I am on a through ticket for all sectors on a Qatar airways document. Appreciate any insight, Many thanks


    Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Which terminal?
    Oct 3, 2015
    Am leaving Philly for Mexico,connecting in Atlanta. Will I be leaving Philly from the International Terminal?


    You will depart from Terminal D like every other Delta flight.


  • connection ang baggage checkin
    Oct 1, 2015
    I will be arriving at PHL from CLT at 8 am by american airlines and my flight of qatar airways for doha leaves at 10.15. How will I carry my baggage to terminal A from terminal F ? Is there any option to book the luggage for an international flight from terminal F ? Is the connection time enough to pass the immigration and complete all the formalities?


    You will not arrive in Terminal F. If both tickets were purchased on the same reservation your bags will be automatically transferred. There are no immigration formalities when leaving the US. You have plenty of time.


    Sep 30, 2015
    I am purchasing a separate one way flight from PHL to ATL with AA. I arrive by Qatar Airways in PHL from DUBAI at 7:30am at Terminal A and my flight from PHL to ATL is at 9:45am. I am a green card holder. Would 2 hours and 15 mins be enough to go through immigration, claim my bags and move through terminals? Need to check my bags at least 45 mins prior to departure at Philly airport.


    That would probably be enough time. You could re-check your bag at the American counter in Terminal A.


    Thank you for your prompt reply!


  • Making a connection tion
    Sep 30, 2015
    Can you walk or tKe a people mover between terminal c and terminal a?


    You can walk along moving walkways. There is no people mover at PHL


    Hi, I am about to book a flight from London to Cancun via Philadelphia. As a non-US citizen, with biometric passport - is it realistic to make the connecting flight in Philadelphia in 2hrs30? On Dec21? Thanks a lot.


    That should be enough time.


  • Terminal connection and re-check from an international flight
    Sep 28, 2015
    I am arriving at PHL airport Terminal A from the international flight Barcelona-Philadelphia (flight nr. 743 with US Airways) and connecting to a domestic flight PHL-Dallas (DFW) (flight nr. 2316 with American Airlines) with only 1:35h between flights. Will I need to get my luggage from the international flight, re-check in the American Airlines counters and pass security again? In which order precisely? Will I have enough time? Thanks for your help


    You will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go to the departure level and through security and then to your departure gate.


    Sep 25, 2015
    We have 1 hour between connecting flights arrive on domestic US airways and departing international on USA airways. .Will we have time to connect?


    Yes, that is enough time if your first flight is on-time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Layover times
    Sep 14, 2015
    Hi my daughter will be travelling from CAE to MAN via PHL in Aril 2016. The layover is 1hour 5 mins and the carrier is American Airlines. Is this enough transfer time between the flights, if AA use a different carrier will this make a difference to the termial used and what if the connecting flight is missed due to delays?


    She will arrive in Terminal F and depart from Terminal A. There is a shuttle between Terminal F and Terminal A that runs inside security. She has enough time if her flight from CAE is on-time.


  • conneccting flights and luggage
    Sep 13, 2015
    I am arriving to PH, Terminal A-West, from Tel-Aviv Airport and have a connecting flight to Wilmington from Terminal F. Both flights are operated by American Airlines. Do I get my luggage at Terminal A or do I have to swap them throughout to Terminal F for re-check? Thanks


    You will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security, and then take the shuttle bus to Terminal F.


  • Terminal A to F
    Sep 12, 2015
    From gulf reaching terminal A of philadelphia, with 3 hr gap between flight from terminal F to baltimore. How long it will take to reach terminal F from terminal A? Has to go by shuttle bus, right? Carry luggage along to terminal F?


    If your tickets were booked on one reservation and your bags are tagged to BWI then you can re-check your bags after customs at the re-check desk. Once you go through security after clearing customs and re-checking your bag it's about a 10 minute ride on the shuttle to Terminal F.


  • Connection time
    Sep 12, 2015
    We are arriving at gate C30 and have an hour to a connection at gate F31. How long (time) does it take to walk to F31?


    You can't walk to F31. You have to take the shuttle bus. It should take about 20 minutes to get there.


  • Enough time?
    Sep 10, 2015
    How frequently do the Courtesy shuttles leave Terminal F? We have 1 hour and 13 min. to get from Terminal F to terminal A. Will that be enough time to catch our connecting flight?


    They run almost constantly since almost everyone using Terminal F needs to use them to get where they're going.


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