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We are flying with AA from Heathrow to Tampa with connection in PHL. Will we have to re check our baggage at PHL and if so is 2 hrs sufficient to make the connection?
Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi - I'm travleing from Glasgow to Orlando via Philadelphia on the 8th May. We have 2hrs 10mins to make our connecting flight. Will this be enough time to collect bags, recheck them, go through security etc? Thanks
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We are coming in on an international flight from CDG on Delta, but changing to an AA flight. Do all of the international flights come into the same customs and departure close to each other? We would have 90 mins between flights. Is that enough time?
If you have checked bags that connection time will be nearly impossible. Without checked bags it will be possible but still difficult.
I am traveling from Ottawa-PHL-Atlanta with a layover of 50 min. in PHL. (AA4149 & AA2016) Do I need to re-check my baggage here and is this time enough for all, baggage claim, re-check, customs & immigration clearance and boarding? (I am not a US citizen)
Since this is an international flight, your port of entry will be PHL. Having said that, you will go through the immigration process, then grab your luggage, then go through customs. After customs you will put your luggage back on a belt. Staff is there to assist you. After that you will still have to go through another security check before you can proceed to your next flight. 50 minutes is not enough time to make the connection in my opinion.
Britta is completely incorrect. Ignore her post. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do in Philadelphia is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Perfect answer! This is what exactly happened! For the benefit of others, we will clear Immigration/Customs in Ottawa itself. I got my baggage also checked-in until the final destination but that is something we need to check with Airlines.
Britta- Though this is the usual procedure, this did not happen when I come from Ottawa. As ZAP answered, I have cleared Immigration/Customs in Ottawa itself. Thanks for your response though :)
EOM flying American flight 1882 from RDU to SDQ via Philly. Only have 38 minutes to make connection to American 847 to SDQ. Can you help me with the following question(s)? Thanks. What terminal will we arrive at on RDU flight? What terminal will we depart from on SDQ flight? Distance between the two terminals? Would it be wise to spend extra $15 for seats in front of plane?
You will arrive in Terminal A, B, or C. You will depart from Terminal A or B. You can walk inside security between all terminals and gates. Whether or not it's worth $15 is up to you, but it is a fairly risky connection.
My flight in April is gonna arrive in terminal f at 3pm and my connecting flight to Dallas says it generally leaves from either terminal b or c at 413. I am a fairly fast walker. Would it be best to walk or take the shuttle in that time?
EOM flying from Columbus OH to Aruba via Philly. Only have 35 minutes to make connection to Aruba. Can you help me with the following question(s)? Thanks. What terminal will we arrive at on Columbus flight? What terminal will we depart from on Aruba flight? Distance between the two terminals?
Sorry: we are flying via AMERICAN AIRLINES Columbus to Philly and Philly to ARUBA EOM! need terminal info.
You will arrive in A, B, C, or F. You will depart from A. You have enough time if the flight from Columbus is on-time. All gates are connected inside security.