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We're supposed to fly from Orlando into terminal B then transfer to terminal A to catch our flight back to the UK with 1 hour between the flights (our original return flights got changed by the airline). . Will this be enough time? How quickly can we get from one gate to the other?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate which shouldn't take more than 15 minutes.
Will be arriving terminal B gate B14 - is it closer to board the shuttle at C in order to get to terminal F? Also, do you need to go through security again at F?
You can walk or take the shuttle from C. You don't have to go through security again.
Thank you!
I will be arriving from FRA at terminal A @ 1:20 and leaving out of terminal B at 3:20 do I have enough time and what are steps for customs
Once you get off the plane you will proceed directly to passport control where you will most likely use the automated kiosks to check-in to the United States. After you get cleared, you will pick up your bags and proceed to customs/declaration. You will then need to re-check your bags; since you are leaving from Terminal B, you can check them at any AA counter, which is also located in Terminal A. After you re-check your bags, you will need to pass through TSA and proceed to your gate. You can pass through any TSA check-point to get to your gate.
Can u walk from terminal A to B or is it a train.
You can walk. There is no train that will take you to terminal B from A.
I have a flight that departs around 1pm on a Sunday out of A-East. I have pre-check and will be checking a bag. How busy is this airport usually at that time, and how early do I really need to show up? Is it really necessary to get there 2 hours before?
It's moderately busy at that time. If it's a domestic flight 90 minutes is probably sufficient with Pre-Check.
Hi. Flying back to Manchester in August. We've got 1hr 20 ish between flights to get from terminal C to A. Is this going to be a massive rush? Cheers
No, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
So I won't have to pick up luggage and re-check it in?
As long as your bags are tagged for your final destination and are on the same airline, you will not have to re-check them. Being that you are arriving at terminal C which is American Airlines, and leaving from Terminal A which is mostly American Airlines, it sounds like you should be good.
how long will it take to walk from F8 to B3...... should I take a shuttle?
You can walk or take the shuttle. It will take 15-20 minutes probably.
My elderly mother will not sit in a wheelchair. How can I ask for an airport associate to meet us at "C" terminal to bring us to the escalator for terminal F?
How do you expect that she be transported if she won't sit in a wheelchair? She either sits in a wheelchair or walks.
how 'bout those motorized carts?
Those are for people with Wheelchair service. They aren't used everywhere because there are a lot of places they can't go.
I have a 17 year old arriving from DC to Terminal C, connecting to only flight out to Munich, probably at terminal A. There is 1.5 hours if arriving flight is on time. I'm concerned she will not have time to go from C terminal to A terminal. The next flight out is 24 hours later. Any thoughts? Thanks.
Yes, that is plenty of time. It will only take her 10-15 minutes to go between her two gates and that's all she has to do.
Hi. I'm flying alone on AA into PHL arriving at Termial B with connecting flight to Quebec at Termial F with a tight connection time - 40 minutes. Assuming things go okay what's the best way to get terminal F? Appreciate any help.
You can walk or take a shuttle to F. I think walking will be faster in your case.
Thanks very much!