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  • international transfer
    Jun 4, 2014
    Flying 11/10/14 us airway flight 815 from cancun. arriving 4:21pm. departing 5:50 pm air wisconsin dba us airway express flight 3776 to hpn how do i know what terminals and will i need to collect bags in philly and recheck them? What about customs?


    Yes, you should have enough time. You will just follow signs to your departure gate, it shouldn't take more than 30 minutes.


  • International to Domestic Flight
    May 15, 2014
    On Oct. 17th I will be flying from Rome to PHL USAirways FLT 719 at 3:45 pm. Hopefully my arrival is on time. I need to be on the USAirways FLT1998 to Tampa at 5:55 pm. Is this enough time to get through immigration and back to luggage and customs and recheck and security? Is it a long run to get to the next gate?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Your flight to Tampa will likely depart close to where you will go back through security.


  • US Airways Connections at PHL
    May 7, 2014
    Can anyone help. We have a group of 10 flying with some nervous fliers and young children. With some reports of long cues and slow customs at PHL there is some concern. We will be arriving from Manchester, England on US Airways with 2 hour turnaround before a US Airways flight to Orlando. Any ideas of which terminals these flights will be using and whether we will have to go through customs at PHL, do we need to collect baggage and will we have to go through security before the connecting flight? Any insider tips that might help? Thanks for the information.


    You will arrive in Terminal A and depart from A or B/C, which is all connected. Yes, upon arrival in Philadelphia you will go through US Immigration, collect your baggage, go through US customs, then re-check your baggage with US Airways, then you will go up to the departure level and go through security and to your departure gate. You should have enough time as long as your first flight is on-time.


  • PHL international transfer
    Apr 28, 2014
    I am flying from Montreal YUL to Doha with a connection at PHL. Layover time is 2 and half hours. Do I need to pick up my luggage and check in again after landing in PHL?


    If your tickets were purchased together then your bags should be checked through to Doha and you won't have to do anything with them in PHL. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Montreal.


  • Connection time
    Apr 25, 2014
    I'm flying into PHL from Indianapolis at 20:54 with a connecting flight to LHR at 21:50 - these are the times US Airways gave me. Can I make the connection in this very tight time? I am very worried that I'll miss my connection as I don't know my way round PHL.


    You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time. If your flight from Indianapolis arrives in Terminal F you'll have to take a shuttle bus to your departure concourse but you should still have enough time.


  • PHL Terminal transfer from ? to F. Do I have enough time?
    Apr 20, 2014
    Hi. I'm flying from Orlando MCO (US Airways) to Montreal YUL (Canada) with a transfer in PHL. I don't now at what terminal I will get off the first plane, but I know the second one is at terminal F (Air Wisconsin dab US Airways Express). The ticket says that I will need to check-in with US Airways at Terminal F. Will I need to go through security again? Customs (Hopefully not)? Is a 1h15 layover time enough?


    While you will arrive at Concourse A-East, you need to take the US Airways shuttle bus departing from gate A1 to Terminal F, gate F14. You have enough time, no security check needed.


  • FRA - PHI - LAX - how do I change the flight in PHI?
    Apr 20, 2014
    I'm flying with US Airways flight 701 from Frankfurt to Los Angeles with stop-over in Philadelphia. Recently the stop-over has been changed into a plane change... I'm not sure if I will have enough time - around 120 minutes and it says that I will land at Terminal 2 and take over from terminal 3. Does this mean I will have to exit through immigration, take my bags and reenter? Taking into account that I fly in basing on a VISA, I remember that the queues tend to be long as hell... Any hints?


    Your customs clearance will be on arrival at PHL, which does not have numbered terminals, but Terminals TA through TF. Two hours is plenty of time for transfer (Open & click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', then scroll down to the detailed text.


    Thanks a lot for that comment. I'm still a bit concerned that the line for immigration clearance for non-US citizens may make it impossible to make it within two hours... but - we'll see. Do you maybe know if there is a website where I'm able to check in advance which terminal does the first flight arrive at and the second leaves?


  • Enough transfer time?
    Apr 11, 2014
    I'm flying from Raleigh Durham to PHL and have 1,5 houres to catch my flight to Amsterdam (AMS). Will this be enough time?


    If flight is on time, transfer time of 1.5 hrs should suffice. I suggest you open then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


  • PHL International/Domestic transfer
    Apr 7, 2014
    Flying from ORF to Africa with transfers in PHL and Qatar. Should 1.5 hours be long enough for the transfer from domestic to international? On the way back, I would assume I need to get my bags and recheck them for my international to domestic transfer, but I've heard rumors this isn't necessary in Philly. Can anyone confirm?


    Yes, 1.5 hours will be plenty of time on your way over to Qatar. On the way back, yes, you will have to claim your bags to go through customs and then re-check them.


  • 20 minute connection flight
    Apr 3, 2014
    I am thinking about flying with U.S Airways down to Knoxville from Chicago with a 40 minute connection time in PHL. Would I have enough time to make it from my gate to the connecting U.S Airways flight in time?


    It doesn't leave much room for delays, but it's possible, barely.


  • Flight to and from Bermuda
    Feb 28, 2014
    My wife and I are flying out of Baltimore(BWI) on US Airways Express and then connecting onto Bermuda. Can anybody tell me what Terminal I will arrive and then depart from? I think Ill arrive at F and have to depart from A. Do I claim my bags and go the main international check in counter? Or can I do that all in Terminal F? Also on the return flight I have read theres a pre clearance US Customs station in Bermuda. Does that mean when I land I can just go to my connecting gate after landing and not have to claim my bags or go back through customs? Both layovers are 3+ hours so I hope that is enough time to be safe. First time international flyer. Thanks


    Your bags will be checked straight through to Bermuda in BWI. You won't have to do anything with them in PHL on either trip. On the return flight, yes, there is preclearance in Bermuda so again you don't have to do anything with your bags in PHL.


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    Feb 25, 2014
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  • Customs & Connected from St Maartin
    Feb 24, 2014
    Arriving us airways from St Maartin. Terminal B - Then have a connecting flight to Pittsburgh. Do I have to get my luggage and the go thru customs and then recheck my bags.. All flights with US AIR. I have 1 hr 10 min layover. Will this be enough time>


    Yes you will have to claim your baggage, go through customs and recheck then go through security. That will be very hard to do in just 70 mins. However US has lots of PHL-PIT flights if you miss your connection.


  • F to A?
    Feb 12, 2014
    I'm flying from Manchester NH to Rome via PHL next week. Is one hour enough time to get from F to A?


    Yes you should have enough time: Free large shuttle buses, operated by US Airways, connect from Terminal F (gate F14) to gate A1.


  • B to D
    Jan 20, 2014
    Is there a moving walkway between B and D, and how long does it take to go from B to D? Meeting my elderly mother at D and don't want to be late.


    Yes, there is a moving walkway - shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, 15 minutes at the most.


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