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  • Is 1.5hrs long enough flying from Guadalajara to LAX via Phoenix
    Nov 8, 2014
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    Hi there. Irish passport holder. Traveling to Guadalajara soon. Will be first time flying through US also. I have booked return flights from LAX to GLD via Phoenix with US Airways. I have learned that when you connect in the US from an international flight you need to collect check-in baggage and then recheck in. My question is: on the way back from GDL to LAX I have 1.5 hrs layover in Phoenix. Will I have to collect and recheck in my baggage there, or given that is same airline, will the baggage go all the way to LAX and I'll go through the processes there?

     

    When you are traveling to GDL, you won't have to do anything in Phoenix. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. On your way to LAX from GDL, in PHX you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security.

     

    Thanks ZAP for the reply. So do you think 1.5hrs is too tight?

     

  • first time flyer question
    Jun 27, 2014
    1
    I am flying into PHX from Omaha on US Airways and connecting to a US Airway flight going to Sacramento. Will the gates be close?

     

    The US Airways facility at PHX is not exceptionally large. All US Airways gates at PHX are connected inside security.

     

  • Connecting from Hawaiian to US Air
    May 9, 2014
    1
    Need to get from Hawaiian(Terminal 3) to US Air(Terminal 4); claim baggage and re-check in at US Air. Arrive 10 pm Depart 11:59 pm. Do we have enough time? Tips?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your hawaiian flight is on-time. You can check-in online for your US Airways flight before you leave Hawaii.

     

  • transport assistance with 37 minutes layover
    Apr 9, 2014
    3
    I'm familiar with PHX airport and at 64 years old find the sprint between 'fingers" of Terminal 4 almost impossible to make. How do I arrange to ride on one of those passenger cars that are always beep-beeping their way through the terminal? Thanks

     

    You need to call your airline and request wheelchair assistance.

     

    I don't need a wheelchair. I need a faster method to get to my gate in the 30 minutes I have and am not up to running the entire length of Terminal 4. My last flight they were going to close the doors on me when I finally got to my gate but I insisted. I'm interested in those golf cart type vehicles that have a driver and carry maybe 4-6 people.

     

    Yes, those carts are for people who require wheelchair assistance.

     

  • Help!
    Jun 29, 2013
    1
    I am flying in from North Carolina and land at 7:07. My next flight departs at 7:45. Will I be able to make it in time? I land in terminal 4 and depart from terminal 4 so would that make it easier, I don't know how big the terminal is.

     

    At PHX, a moving walkway connects all A - D gates on three sides of the food court. On arrival, look at overhead screens to find your airline and gate number, then follow signs. Hurry!

     

  • flight from yvr to phoenix to mexico
    Apr 3, 2013
    1
    I am flying from Cancun to Phoenix then on to Vancouver, Canada do I have to pick up my bags and go through immigration and security. Flying with US airways terminal 4. Any thoughts on how this will work. example get off plane go down a level pick up luggage etc. Also I have 1 hour 45 min will this be enough time. Flying November 9

     

    Yes that is the procedure any time you enter the US. You should have enough time.

     





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