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  • Connection
    May 16, 2016
    I am arriving at 5p.m. terminal F. Where is the terminal shuttle and will I have problem making a 6:30 p.m. international flight? Checked in bags should flow thru. Thank you.


    The Terminal shuttle is fairly obvious, nearly everyone getting off a flight in F will be heading towards it. Yes, you should have enough time.


  • Short connection to Halifax, terminal change
    May 16, 2016
    Hello, I am about to book a flight on American/American eagle from DCA to PHL to Halifax. It has a 44 minute layover and notes a terminal change. Is this a problem? Will we have time to make it?


    It's just enough time if the flight from DCA is on-time.


  • Connection
    May 16, 2016
    I will fly from DC to Philadelphia with AA and will have 58 minutes there for a connection fly to Lisbon. Does the 58 minutes enough for connecting at Philadelphia airport? Do I need to change the termino?


    That should be enough time. All gates in PHL are connected inside security.


  • Transit
    May 16, 2016
    Hi, I would like to ask if I arrive at PHL at 11:00am domestic, is there enough time to make a bus (30th Market St) by 12:30pm? Thanks.


    Without checked bags that would probably be enough time. With having to wait for checked bags it might be a little difficult.


  • Baggage claim
    May 11, 2016
    HI, I am flying from MAN (UK) to Philadelphia and have a connecting flight to Indianapolis I know I have enough time as I have well over 3 hours. The flights are all booked through American Airlines or their partners, I would like to know if I will have to claim baggage and then re-check them. I don't know which terminal I will be leaving from but assume it will be different from the arrival one. Many thanks.


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


  • In from UK and out to Boston
    May 10, 2016
    Is 1hr 25 mins enough time to change terminals?


    You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security. No, that is not enough time. You'll want at least 2 hours.


    Thank you SO much for your speedy response ... saved me a lot of heartache. No idea why they would give this much time whey know it's not enough.


  • From International - Domestic Terminal
    May 9, 2016
    Hi, My Lufthansa flight from FRA is scheduled to land in PHL at 16:05, we will land in Terminal A correct? My American Airlines connecting flight is scheduled to leave PHL flying to CLT at 17:25. What terminal does AA fly out of? Will I have enough time - only carry on luggage with me... Thnx! Christl


    You will arrive, go through US Immigration and Customs and security. 80 minutes is below the recommended international to domestic connection time, even without checked bags. Your flight to Charlotte will depart from Terminal A, B, or C, but you will probably miss it.


    May 6, 2016
    Hi, I am planning on booking a flight from San Diego on American Airlines landing in PHL at 19.45, my connecting flight departs for Manchester, UK at 20.55. Is this enough time to make the connecting flight? How will I stand with customs, immigration, luggage etc...


    Yes, that is plenty of time. There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in PHL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Cancun-Philly-LHR
    May 3, 2016
    Hi Will be flying from Cancun via Philly later on today, final destination Heathrow , UK all sectors on American airlines . Do we still clear customs at Philly although we will be proceeding on another international flight ? Connection time is 90 mins , a little apprehensive about missing the conex . Please advice . Thank you


    Yes, you will have to 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. you have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Barcelona to Philly to Boston
    May 2, 2016
    Flying into Philly from Barcelona, American Airlines #743, arriving Philly at 4:10pm, departing Philly at 5:45pm American Airlines #715. Is there enough time to make the connection? I suppose we will have to go through customs and then security. No checked bags. Thanks.


    With no checked bags it's possible, but it leaves no time to spare if there are any delays.


  • connection time
    Apr 30, 2016
    Is 50 minutes sufficient to get from Terminal B to Terminal F?


    Yes, it is if the first flight is on-time. There is a shuttle inside security to Terminal F.


  • halifax to philly
    Apr 29, 2016
    What terminal do we arrive at coming from Halifax on American Airlines? we are connecting from terminal f, will we have to go through security again? I'm concerned that we would lose our Duty free purchase as we are only taking carry on luggage, Thanks for info.


    You will arrive in Terminal F as well. Even if you do not. Terminal F is connected to the other terminals inside security by a shuttle bus and you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Halifax so you do not have to worry about going through security in Philadelphia.


  • Coming into and out of PHL
    Apr 29, 2016
    Hi I am flying from Manchester UK into PHL and then have a connecting flight onto Dayton OH - there is 2 hours and 15 minutes between the incoming and outgoing flights. Firstly, is that enough time to clear customs (not the fast track agreement because the UK doesn't have that yet) and will I have to collect and re-check my bag or is it checked all the way through from Manchester? Secondly, the return leg is the same but I only have 1 hour 21 minutes to get my connecting flight back to Manchester. Again, is that going to be enough time? Apologies for such a long post and thanks in advance for any responses.


    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, your bags will be tagged to DAY, but 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. On the return to Manchester, all you have to do in Philadelphia is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. Again, you have enough time.


  • connection flights terminals and time
    Apr 29, 2016
    travelling domestic to philadelphia from atlanta then onto london heathrow we have 1hr 40 mins time to get from i think its terminal c to terminal a how far is it as both husband and i dodgy knees ,.another question is we are doing lhr to charlotte do we get baggage and do imiigration and recheck bags


    It's too too far and there are moving walkways. you have plenty of time on your way to London. On the way back, in Charlotte you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security.


  • a long wait... help
    Apr 29, 2016
    I will be flying into phl and have to wait a very long time for my ride. I am not taking another flight. my question is when I land in phl and get my checked baggage... what is there to do? are there any shops or somewhere to eat outside of security?


    There isn't much to do there if anything.


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