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Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) serves as the principal gateway for the fifth largest metropolitan population in the United States. Owned by the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Airport System (comprised of Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is operated by the Department of Commerce's Division of Aviation.

Located approximately seven (7) miles from downtown Philadelphia, the Airport is easily accessible from Interstates 76, 95, and 476. In addition, rail service to the Airport is available on SEPTA'S High Speed Rail Line (R1) train that operates from 5:25 AM until 11:25 PM daily, every 30 minutes, with easy connections to AMTRAK at 30th Street Station.

Situated on 2,302 acres, the Airport consists of six (6) terminals (A,B,C,D,E, and F) and four runways (9R/27L - 10,500 ft.; 9L-27R - 9,500 ft.; 17/35 - 5,500 ft.; 8/26 - 5,000 ft.)

Handling 466,985 aircraft takeoffs and landings in 2001, PHL processed 23,953,052 passengers. Approximately twenty-six (26) scheduled passenger carriers and non-scheduled charters serve more than 100 domestic and international destinations daily. In addition, eight (8) all-cargo airlines handle more than 591,256 tons of cargo annually.

Philadelphia International Airport is dedicated to meeting the needs of travelers with disabilities. The Airport provides services and facilities that are designed to assist passengers in moving through the Airport safely and efficiently.

Contact Information  

Contact Information


Airport Communications Center (General information and paging)
215-937-6937; TDD# 215-937-6755


Airport Police
215-937-6918; TDD# 215-937-6755

Ground Transportation Hotline

Airport Emergency
215-937-3111; dial 3111 from white courtesy phones in the Airport

Flight Insurance and Foreign Currency Exchange

Atlantic Aviation

Check Cashing Facility

Philadelphia Parking Authority

Philadelphia Relay Center

U.S. Customs

SEPTA (Bus and Rail information)
215-580-7800; TDD# 215-580-7853

U.S. Immigration

SEPTA CCT Connect Reservations
215-580-7700; TDD# 215-580-7712

U.S. Post Office