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Flying from YOW to PHL and have a 1:05 layover before flight to MIA.
Go through US customs/imm in YOW, not in PHL. No need to re-check bags nor security, I believe. It appears as though I fly into term F and out of A-West.
Do I have enough time to make connection?
Yes, that is enough time. American runs a shuttle inside security from F to A or you can walk.
Hi, I have a 1 hr 40 min layover between my return flight from Punta Cana and my connection to Columbus. Both flights are with American Airlines and we will have checked bags. Is 1 hr and 40 mins enough time to clear customs and make our connection? Thanks!
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am returning from MBJ Jamaica to Albany, with a layover of 1 hour 25 minutes in Philly. Is that enough time to clear imm , customs and security and pickup and recheck bags?
It's slightly shorter than the minimum international to domestic connection time of 90 minutes, so it's somewhat risky.
My daughter is flying American Airlines on both of her flights home, Madrid to Philly to Boston, does she need to collect her bags and go through customs in Philly or does that happen in Boston? She has 2 hours between flights and we have been told she would have enough time but enough time to do what? Thank you for your help!
Yes, in Philadelphia she will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to her departure gate. She should have enough time.
Thank you so much, is has helped more than you know!
I made a reservation to fly from San Juan Puerto Rico to Rome Italy There is a terminal change. Both flights are in AA. Do I have to exit and go though security again?
No, you do not have to go through security again. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks Do you happen to know what is the usual terminals of AA from PR and to Rome? Could one of them be F ?
None of them will be in Terminal F. You will arrive in A, B, or C and depart from A.
Thanks again
Hello.....Can anyone confirm for me which PHL terminal is used for American Airlines flights to Bermuda?
They should leave from Terminal A but could also depart from B or C. All gates are connected inside security.
I'll be landing at terminal F, and departing from C a few hours later. Will I need to pick up my 2 bags and have them go through security again? Or will they automatically go to my next flight? What do I do?
If both flights are on the same reservation then you don't have to do anything with your bags in Philadelphia. Just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, I will arrive with two very large suitcases on my international flight at terminal A, then have to collect them for customs, and finally fly out of terminal F. Although I have 5 hrs layover, I'm worried as my suitcases are very heavy and I don't really want to carry them all the way to terminal F from A. My flights are all on the same reservation, so will it be possible to check my bags in earlier after customs? Thanks!
Yes, you can check your bags at the re-check desk right after you clear customs in Terminal A. Then you go through security and take the shuttle to Terminal F.
Thanks a lot for the information :)
I will be landing at terminal F and my connection is at terminal B.
There is only 45 minutes between each flight.
1) Is that enough?
2) Do I need to go through the security?
3) Should I take the shuttle or walk (run !!!) ?

Yes, it's enough time if the first flight is on time. No you don't have to go through security. You can do either - if you can run, I'd probably do that.
Thanks. Im about to do the same thing-- 2 days later. Outrageous that AA lets you book these two together!
Hi I'll fly from Cancun to PHI and have a layover of 1hr and 45mins before I go to Amsterdam. Both flights are american airlines and I arrive and depart at terminal A. I fly with handluggage only. Will I have enough time in PHI?
Yes, that should be enough time. You have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security and to your departure gate. Everything will be in Terminal A.