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  • UR Airways Terminal Shuttle
    Oct 22, 2013
    1
    How often does the terminal shuttle run from Gate F to Gate C? Every 5 minutes? 10 minutes? I have a 45 minute layover on Sunday, with an incoming Air Wisconsin flight dba as US Airways Express arriving at 8:44 am and a departure flight of Republic Airlines dba US Airways Express at 9:29 am. It looks like from today's schedule that Air Wisconsin arrives at Terminal F and Republic Air at Terminal B or C. Will this give me enough time?

     

    It runs pretty continuously. There's a lot of people coming and going from F and the shuttle bus is the only real connection to the rest of the airport.

     

  • Domestic arrival C > Int'l departure A West - 50 mins?
    Oct 16, 2013
    1
    I am looking at an itinerary that has me arriving on a domestic US air flight at C21 and departing for the UK from A21 just 50 minutes later. Is this possible?

     

    Yes, 50 mins is sufficient. Terminals A & B are connected by post-security walkway. Concourses B gates B1-B16, and Concourse C gates C16-C31 on opposite sides - are the two main US Airways terminals, connected by a shopping mall and a food court.

     

  • Arriving in Terminal B; Departing in Terminal A
    Dec 7, 2013
    2
    We are flying US Airways RDU to PHL and then British Air PHL to LHR. US Airways will not do an interline transfer of luggage - hence, we must pick up our luggage in Terminal B and go to Terminal A to re-check it. How do we do this?

     

    Concourses B & A are connected at post-security areas by moving walkways. Both are right next to each others.

     

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  • Terminal F to C
    Oct 13, 2013
    1
    Hi I arriving at terminal F from Miami , and have a connection at Terminal B for Montreal connection of 45minutes ...all flight with Us Airways...I read some terrible review and now im freaking out that I will miss my connection i dont have custom to past only in Montreal ...is the transfert between terminal F and C is easy ?? and will i have time to make my connection or no ???

     

    You are not clear At PHL you arrive at TF and need to connect to TC or TB? US Airways uses all three terminals. Free large shuttle buses, operated by US Airways , make the following connections at post-security areas, where they run fromTerminal F (gate F14) only to either gates C16 or A1; your transfer time will suffice.

     

  • Hi, help please
    Oct 10, 2013
    1
    Hi, I am arriving at gate C 16 tomorrow from BDL at 1233 I depart for ORF at F 34, boarding time 130 so that gives me roughly 40 minutes to take the shuttle, USAir says no problem, guy at the airport was laughing at me. Help, please.

     

    The USAir shuttle bus departs AT C16, arriving at Terminal F at gate F14, signs will guide you to departing gate F34. If no airline arrival delay, you should be able to make your connection easily.

     

  • Using TC Security Checkpoint after International flight arrival
    Sep 29, 2013
    1
    I fly into PHL International Terminal several times per year. I have Global Entry so customs is no longer a problem. Last Tuesday clearing Security took 45 minutes - TA is not participating in Trusted Traveler Screening, but Trusted Traveler is implemented in TC. Is there an easy way to get from terminal A to Terminal C - basically going from TA Arrivals to TC departures - So I could use the TC Security checkpoint instead of the frequently disfunctional TA security checkpoint?

     

    You should be able to go out to the departures level and walk along the curbside to Terminal C.

     

  • F TO C
    Sep 27, 2013
    1
    HAVE TO GET FROM TERMINAL F TO C HOW?

     

    At PHL, free large US Airways shuttle buses make connect at post-security FROM Terminal F (gate F14) To Terminal C (gates C1).

     

  • terminal A-west
    Sep 15, 2013
    2
    can i walk from terminal A-West to TB and how long will it take....i have a connecting flight and a one hour forty minute lay over is that enough

     

    At this time of the year your transfer time should be enough: On arrival at Terminal A-West, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. Allow at least 35-45 minutes to connecting terminal. The Customs hall of TA-West connects to Concourse A-East (oopposite ticketing), which in turn leads to the Terminal B/C connector with (gates B1-16 & C16-31).

     

    ty for reply......just one more question how long does it take to walk to TB

     

  • Fresh Bread!
    Sep 12, 2013
    0
    Love this place! It's like a little French Bakery

     

  • arrive terminal D, change to depart terminal F
    Aug 28, 2013
    2
    if i arrive on USAir in Terminal D, but have to change plane leaving from terminal F, what gate do i go to to catch the shuttle bus, and do i have to go through security again?

     

    At PHL, Terminal F is on the North side of the terminal complex - a distance from the other terminals. The US Airways shuttle only makes its runs to Terminal F from Gates C16 or A1. Therefore, you would have to take the bus to Terminal C's gate 16, then take the connector to Terminal D (gates D1-16).

     

    US Airways does not use Terminal D. Terminal D is United, Air Canada, American, Alaska, and Delta.

     

  • Flying from Frankfurt to Montreal
    Aug 18, 2013
    1
    Hi, my daughter and I will be flying to Montreal via Philadelphia from Frankfurt/Germany (flights 701 and 3984) on August 22. We will have a layover of one hour and 44 minutes. We will arrive in Philadelphia at gate A and depart for Montreal at gate F. What will be the customs and security procedures for us and will we be able to make it? I read some stories online about Philadelphia airport and am a bit worried. Thanks for your help.

     

    You will clear immigration in Terminal A, claim your baggage, clear customs, and re-check your bags with US Airways. You'll then go back upstairs to go through security and then take the US Airways shuttle bus to Terminal F. You will have to hope your flight is on-time and hurry. However, if you do miss your connection, US Airways has two later flights to Montreal.

     

  • Transportation Terminal C to A
    Aug 18, 2013
    1
    We will be arriving 9/27, US AIR flt 796 from LAX @ Terminal C

     

    You can walk between Terminals C and A.

     

  • LAX-PHL 796 Gate C 34? PHL-LIS Gate A10?
    Aug 17, 2013
    0
    LAX-PHL 796 Gate C 34? PHL-LIS Gate A10? Gates assigned on Sat Aug 17 - long walk, hope they have a motorized transport!

     

  • Baggage transfer
    Aug 12, 2013
    1
    Help..my husband and I will be flying into terminal F. We must pickup our luggage and check in for Luthansa in terminal A. Being that my husband has respiratory problems can we take a cab to departures for terminal A? If not what other options do we have?

     

    Why do you have to pick up your baggage? Did you purchase two separate tickets? If you do have to claim your baggage in F and take it to A, an alternative to a cab or walking would be the SEPTA train which has an E/F station and a Terminal A station. However, the train only runs once every 30 minutes. Additionally, there is no ground transportation in Terminal F, so you will have to walk to terminal E anyway. At that point it may be worth it to just continue on to A at whatever pace your husband can handle. If you did purchase your tickets on one reservation, your bags should be checked through to Lufthansa and you can take US Airways' shuttle bus on the secure side from F to A.

     

  • Please help! 33min conenction time PHL- im a bit worried!
    Aug 12, 2013
    1
    Please help guys if you can, flying into phl from dca with my parentsin Sept, 33mins connection time before onward flight. Im flying from dca with us airways via republic into phl and then with us airways from phl to dallas. we land phl 0856 and onward flight to dallas is 0933. I cant seem to find whether theres enough time despite airline saying it will be fine- its worrying me though. If anyone knows the airport, gates, connections etc Id be so grateful for your help!

     

    If your first flight is on-time it should indeed be enough time. You can walk between your gates.

     





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