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  • Arriving from an international flight
    Sep 9, 2016
    I am traveling from Greece to DFW via PHL. I understand I have to clear customs but will I need to go through security again. I purchase duty free items large than 3oz in liquid. Do I need to put them in luggage or am I safe to carry on?


    Yes, you will have to go through security again. Yes, you have to put any large liquid items in your checked baggage before you recheck it.


  • Connecting from Quebec City in PHL
    Sep 8, 2016
    On 9/29 we will be arriving from Quebec City at 12:27 pm and then departing for DFW at 2:30pm after American Airlines changed our flight times. We will have enough time to clear customs and make the flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Spain -Lima
    Sep 5, 2016
    Hello. We are flying from Barcelona (Spain)to Lima with two connections in Philadelphia and Miami, the thing is that we have a 2 hour layout in Philadelphia and we are worried that we will not make it, we have been told that we need at least 3 hours, is that so? The two flight are with AA and we arrive at Gate A25 and depart at A3. Would you recomend getting a fast track? Thank you!!


    2 hours is possible. There is no "fast track". You will have to 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 in Philadelphia.


  • recheck bags
    Sep 4, 2016
    Phoenix to Dublin through Philly on American Airlines. Do we recheck bags ?


    No, there is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Getting from Gate C28 to F33
    Sep 3, 2016
    My daughter is flying into PHL - arriving at Gate C28. Flight out to White Plains at Gate F33. She has 67 minute layover. 1. How long to walk between gates? 2. Where to catch shuttle bus? Thank you.


    Just follow the signs. She should have enough time.


  • 42 minute connection from C27 to F2
    Sep 1, 2016
    I have a weekend flight with a 42-minute connection landing Gate C27 and departing F2 at PHL. Can I make it? Better to take the shuttle bus or run? How often do the shuttle buses run?


    Yes, you can make it. The Shuttle buses run almost constantly.


  • Help please
    Sep 1, 2016
    Hi I'm flying CLT to PHL today, arriving at 19:06, I am then flying from PHI to LHR on American at 20:50 Will I be able to transfer within the airport, or will I have to re-check in??


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Luggage collection in Philadelphia
    Aug 30, 2016
    We are traveling from Buffalo, NY to Philadelphia for a flight on to Amsterdam. We arrive at Terminal F and leave from Terminal A. Do we need to collect our luggage at baggage E and recheck our luggage?


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in PHL if both tickets are on the same reservation. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.


  • Enough time?
    Aug 30, 2016
    I am flying into Philadelpia from Watertown, Ny on American Eagle to connect to a flight to Chicago on United airlines. How much time do I need to connect?


    If you have checked bags, you need at least 2 hours. Without checked bags you can do it in an hour if you check in for your United flight online before leaving watertown.


  • How much time do I need
    Aug 29, 2016
    I will be flying into the airport into Terminal a American Eagle and I need to connect to Unted Airline terminal. How much time do I need?


    Where are you flying into PHL from? Do you have checked bags?


  • Time enough?
    Aug 29, 2016
    I am flying from BDL to MKE, connecting through PHL with a one hour connection. Enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You should just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connecting from B to F
    Aug 29, 2016
    I'm flying domestic and have a connection in PHL. I arrive in PHL in B and depart from F. My American Airlines smartphone app shows a baggage claim assignment in PHL. Do I have to clam my bag there then re-check it in F?


    No, you do not.


  • Is 35 minute connection in PHL enough time?
    Aug 29, 2016
    I'm flying from Albany to Green Bay in early December on American, with connections in PHL and ORD. They recently changed the schedule so I now only have a 35-minute connection in PHL. Is that enough time? My understanding is I'll have to change terminals. I'm worried about getting to the flight to ORD in time.


    Yes, you will have to change terminals. that is a very difficult connection.


  • PHL to ALB
    Aug 25, 2016
    Hi - Travelling London/PHL with BA on Monday, arriving terminal A and connecting to AA4900 PHL to Albany from Terminal F. I understand I need to collect my luggage at PHL and clear US customs/immigration. But I have read somewhere that I don't need to carry my luggage to terminal F and instead can drop if off after I clear customs in terminal A - is this correct? Also, can I stay airside and take the shuttle between terminals? If I do have to take my luggage with me to terminal F, can I take that on the shuttle too? Thanks for your help.


    Correct, you can drop your baggage at the re-check desk right after you exit customs in Terminal A. Then go through security and take the shuttle to Terminal F. You will already be outside security when you clear customs.


  • timing
    Aug 24, 2016
    We are traveling from Orlando FL to Burlington VT with flight change this Sunday in Philadelphia. We have about 40 min. between flights. Arriving on American Airlines going out to Burlington on American Eagle. Do we have time to get to Burlington flight and what terminal do we look for in Philadelphia?


    The flight to Burlington will likely depart from Terminal F, which requires taking a shuttle bus to. This is a difficult connection.


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