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  • 36 min layover.. WILL I MAKE IT?
    Jan 1, 2015
    first time going from LaGuardia (LGA) through Philadelphia (PHL) to LA (LAX). my flight is on Jan 4th and connection time at PHL is 36 min. WILL I MAKE IT?!?!


    That is barely enough time if your first flight is on-time. All gates at Philadelphia are connected inside security.


  • Distance between terminals
    Dec 31, 2015
    I am flying from Seattle to London via Philadelphia. I'll be issued boarding pass till London from Seattle. Do I have to go through the immigration in Philadelphia and if yes how much time it will take as the connecting flight is within 90 mins.


    There is no US immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have plenty of time.


    Thanks a lot for a quick response.


  • immigration procedures
    Dec 30, 2015
    Arriving from Manchester UK in March at terminal A and leaving from terminal 0 which does not appear on the airport terminal map. We have 1hour 50mins before the flight to DCA. Is there enough time for immigration, security and transfer between terminals?


    There is no Terminal 0. What airline are you flying on your second flight? If it's AA then you will depart from A, B, C, or F. You should have enough time.


    Thanks for the reassurance. It is AA. I will go ahead and book the tickets.


  • International arrival/Connectiing Flight
    Dec 29, 2015
    Hi. We are arriving from Manchester (UK) on American Airlines at 13,45pm. Our connecting flight to Miami is at 15.54pm.also with American Airlines. I understand we will clear customs on arrival at Philadelphia will we have to change terminals once cleared? Thank you


    Yes, that is correct. You have enough time. All terminals at PHL are connected both inside and outside security.


  • Terminal "F"
    Dec 25, 2015
    Update - Terminal "F" is open to passengers being dropped off - you no longer have to go through Terminal "E", or take a shuttle from Terminal "C". The drop-off zone at Terminal "F" is open, and there is a TSA screening/security check area in Terminal "F".


  • Is There a Drop-off point at Terminal "F"
    Dec 24, 2015
    I'll be dropped-off and flying out of Terminal "F" in the morning, on AA. It doesn't appear that there is a drop-off point at Terminal "F". Will I have to be dropped off at Terminal "E" and walk to Terminal "F"?


    Yes, you will.


  • 35min connection christmas day!
    Dec 24, 2015
    I will be arriving at terminal F from newark at 6:51 am and my flight to miami leaves from terminal C at 7:35 am... Really scared i will miss my flight is this doable ????? Wouldnt the gates close earlier ? Help!! Leaving tomorrow which is christmas day!!!


    It is doable if your flight from Newark is on time. Flights almost never close early unless everyone is already boarded, despite what airlines say.


  • OK to leave PHL during a long layover
    Dec 23, 2015
    Hi, we fly from Lax to PHL next Sat and then get a connecting flight (7hrs later) to Dublin. Is it possible to leave the airport in that time? GO out and come back through security for the Dublin flight? I'm presuming our bags will be checked through to Dublin, so we won't have those with us, but not sure. Tks!


    Yes, you can leave the airport and go back through security if you bring your Dublin boarding pass with you.


    Tks ZAP! That's great to know.


  • American Airlines from Fort Lauderdale -PHL to London connection
    Dec 23, 2015
    Hello - just had a cancelled flight and BA has put on a connection with 80 minutes between Fort Lauderdale Amercian Airlines Flight and PHL to London BA flight. Does anyone know which terminals these flights come into and out of and if this is enough time? thanks


    You will arrive in Terminal A, B or C and depart from Terminal A All you have to do in PHL is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


    Many thanks for that - Happy Holidays!


  • RIC to PHL to PWM
    Dec 21, 2015
    We have a flight the day after Christmas from RIC to PHL with the end destination of Portland,Maine. The layover is 59 mins. Is that enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time as long as the first flight is on-time. All gates at PHL are connected inside security.


  • Just curious
    Dec 20, 2015
    I have flown through Philadelphia in the past, but this time I am going to be making a connection at 10 p.m. Does anyone know, do the terminal shuttles run that late at night? I really don't want to try to get from Terminal F to Terminal A and go back through security that late at night.


    Yes, the shuttles operate until the last flight has arrived or departed from Terminal F.


  • Connection from Terminal F to A
    Dec 20, 2015
    Hi, My AA flight from PVD and arrived PHL terminal F at 7:00am , I have 55 minutes to catch my connection flight at 7:55am in Terminal A,should I have enough time ? Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time. American operates a shuttle inside security from F to A.


  • Flight to Dublin
    Dec 18, 2015
    Hi we are flying from Washington, DCA at 6:42 arriving in Philly at 7:45 in Terminal F. We are leaving next week. Our Flight to Dublin will then leave at 9:10, leaving us approximately 1h15. Will that be enough time so close to the Holidays?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do in PHL is take a shuttle bus from Terminal F to Terminal A inside security. There is nothing that will slow you down in PHL.


  • Question
    Dec 18, 2015
    Hello, I am flying into Philidelphia airport on a connection flight. I arrive into gate F and have an hour to get to gate A for my next flight. Do i need to go through security again or can i just take the shuttle bus staright to gate A?


    I do this a few times a year. I land at F at 6:30 and have an hour to get to the main terminals. Look for signs for the shuttle to main terminals (on the way back shuttles to F) - or ask somebody at the gate when you land. You don't have to go back through security but lines for the shuttle can build up. It's a hustle but I've never missed my flight.


  • 44 min changed by AA
    Dec 18, 2015
    Hi- family of 5, have 44 minutes between flights due to AA changing it on us. Coming in terminal A depart Terminal B to ST Thomas. You say there is a shuttle, can you be more specific about getting that? Or can we walk fast between those two terminals? Kids are teens, so easy to move. Would the airline staff expedite our party if first plane is late, considering they are the ones that changed the time? We even bought seats close to the front of plane so we could get off faster. Stressful way to begin a holiday to St Thomas.


    You don't have to take a shuttle to get from A to B, just walk/run. There's no way that staff can "expedite" your group as all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If your flight is on-time you have enough time.


    Thanks. Hope we leave on time. Wearing our sneakers for a little jog between flights.


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