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  • Do I have enough time between flights
    Sep 19, 2016
    Hi I just booked a WestJet direct flight from Regina to Phoenix arriving at 8:10am and booked an American Airlines flight leaving at 9:49am. We are only taking carry on luggage will we have enough time - I know they are both in terminal 4 but I forgot we have to clear customs.


    With carry-ons only that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Check in for your AA flight online before leaving Regina.




  • 51 min layover American to American Eagle operated by Mesa Air
    Aug 22, 2016
    I have a 51 min layover in Phx traveling from Boise to Albuquerque. I fly in on American and transfer to "American Eagle operated by Mesa Air." I have a carry on only - is this enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 4.


  • Customs
    Jul 22, 2016
    I am looking at booking a flight from Mexico that has a 1 hour and 10 minute layover before my connecting flight. I am planning on bringing a carry on bag only. Will I need to go through security again? Do I need more time to go through customs? Will I need to go through security again? Does anyone know where customs is located in terminal 4?


    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. That is a very difficult connection.


  • TSA wait times
    May 24, 2016
    Leaving PHX on thurs May 26th at 8:30 am on Southwest Airlines. What time should I arrive to make it through security and luggage check-in?


  • When should we arrive
    May 24, 2016
    My son is flying Delta on May 27th his flight leaves at 648pm were about 3hrs away how early should we arrive to get him on his flight on time?


  • what is wait time 5-22-16
    May 22, 2016
    Long lines this morning at stake?


  • Getting thru TSA
    May 18, 2016
    Has TSA at Sky Harbor restored order? I have a 6:15 pm Southwest flight and I will arrive at the airport at 4:30. Is this enough time to get through security and make my flight?


    No, it won't be fixed for at least a few months. That is likely not enough time.


  • Pet relief area
    Apr 10, 2016
    I'm flying on Southwest and I have 45 minutes between flights. Does anyone know if I'll have time to take my pet for a potty break at the pet relief area? I'll be prescreened. Im not sure how far away the area is and how quick I'll get through security.


    45 minutes is not enough time to exit security, the pet to do its business, and go back through security.


    Thank you for your quick response.


  • How early to arrive for a domestic flight
    Apr 5, 2016
    Departing on a Wednesday afternoon.


    Probably 2 hours to be on the safe side.


  • sky train versus cell lot
    Apr 1, 2016
    I have to pick up someone at terminal 4. Which is more convenient the cell lot E of T4 or to ask the traveler to take the Ph Sky train to the 44th str. station? I never used the Ph Sky train and I am not sure how easy woull be for the traveler to find his way to the 44th str. train station. Thx


  • from PDX to CUN through PHX layover
    Apr 2, 2016
    Hello, we are flying from PDX to Cancun with a 1hr10min layover in Phoenix. My question is, does our luggage automatically get transferred to the airplane taking us to CUN or do we need to go grab our bags and recheck them in?


    Yes, your bags will be transferred for you. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Phoenix is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Perfect, thank you for your reply! So on our way back from Cancun we are also flying through PHX with about a 1hr20min layover when we enter the US do we need to go through customs and recheck our bags before boarding to PDX? And if so will we have enough time to do so?


    Yes, you will have to do that. You have barely enough time.


  • Worst airport ever
    Jan 19, 2016
    This is not accurate. The wait at b is over and hour and a half. Worst security gate I have ever seen. Missed my flight by 2 min


  • pet relief
    Dec 12, 2015
    I have a lay over of 1 hr and 15 min, is there enough time to take my dog to pet spot to relieve herself?


    If both flights are domestic and on-time that should be just enough time.


  • arrival time
    Nov 29, 2015
    how long before my flight should I arrive at the airport. My flight is on American Airlines at 8:30 am on 11-30-15


    6:30-7 AM should be fine.


  • Is 1.5hrs long enough flying from Guadalajara to LAX via Phoenix
    Nov 29, 2015
    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?


    I think that's enough time.


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