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My daughter has a severely delayed plane coming in from Machester to Philly. Is two hours typically enough time to clear customs and make it to the next flight? Same airlines (American), but the flights aren't connected (one was done through a group travel, and this is her last leg home). Thx
I would like to see a basic map of the PHL terminals. This is for a trip I have planned in Sept. going from a domestic flight to an international flight, so I can see where everything is located
Daughter arriving from Rome tomorrow May 10, Gate A18 at 3:40. Due to depart for Norfolk at 6:16 from gate F18. Just over 2 hour transition. Will this be enough time ? This is her first time and not sure what to expect. Will there be people directing her through baggage claim, immigration/customs and baggage recheck/security check? Not sure of the whole process....
We have a young friend coming from London to Philly and none of us are familiar with the airport or flying in general. What should we expect when she arrives and how soon can we be with her? She’s young and nervous.
She will arrive in Terminal A, go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, and then you can meet her at the exit of customs.
We'll be coming into PHL at 4:00 pm from Venice on AA and need to connect to an AA flight to Seattle that leaves at 5:45. Do we have enough time? We're concerned because it looks like the incoming flight is often delayed
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I have a flight from Rome to PHL on Iberia Airlines - with a connection to JFK on American. I want to stay in Philadelphia and not go on the flight to JFK. I was told by an American Airlines rep that my bag would be tagged for JFK and that I might not have physical custody of it. (Maybe passing me by on a conveyor?) Can you tell me what the actual process is going through customs at PHL?

Many thanks!
You will claim your bag to take it through customs in philadelphia.
I arrive from London at 1530 hours on a BA (code Share with American Airlines) and need to connect on another flight on the same airline to Columbus flight at 1723 on Sunday the 15th April. I have a non-US passport. Do you think I have adequate time for clearing immigration, customs to be able to take the flight to Columbus? Thanks,
Yes, that should be enough time.


Thanks so much
Hello,
right now I am looking for a flight from Switzerland (ZRH) to Columbus (CMH). American Airlines has a good flight for me but I wonder if I can do immigration and terminal change within 2:18. Arrival time will be 3:05pm.
Thx for the help
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Do I need to go through customs when I land in Philadelphia?
Where are you flying from and to? You didn't provide enough information to answer your question.
I posted question 4 minutes ago and failed to designate airline. I will be flying on American from Cleveland with posted arrival 1 hr 16 minutes til departure of international flight to Lisbon. Is this enough time to make the connection?
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate on the way to Lisbon.