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International Airport in Philadelphia, United States, Airport Code PHL

International Airport Philadelphia Information

Introduction

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) serves one of the USA's largest metropolitan areas, flying millions of domestic and international travelers each year. Philadelphia International Airport is located seven miles (11 kilometers) from downtown Philadelphia and is easily accessible from I-76, I-95, and I-476.

Philadelphia International Airport consists of seven terminals with a comprehensive choice of amenities and services for travelers. The new International Terminal complex opened in 2003 to meet growing demand for overseas flights. A wide choice of ground transportation options includes a rail service to and from the airport on SEPTA'S high-speed train.

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International Airport Philadelphia Terminal Information

Introduction

Featuring seven terminals with 120 boarding gates, the terminal complex of Philadelphia International Airport offers travelers a large variety of services and facilities inside the airport. These include a communications center, airport information services, ATMs, check cashing facility, duty-free shops, flight and gate information, food and beverage outlets, shops, hospitality program, language assistance, luggage carts, mail facilities, Please Touch Aviation Station for children, restrooms, shoeshine stands, and telephones and telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDD phones).

Shopping

Duty Free
The International Shoppes located in Terminals A East and A West offers duty-free items. Passengers on nonstop international flights are allowed to purchase duty-free items such as liquor, cigarettes, perfume, and watches prior to boarding.

Gift Shops
Relay Gifts operates several outlets in Terminals A East, B, D, and E. Hudson News is available at Terminal A West. Skynews and Time to Fly stores offer gifts inside Terminal B.

Restaurants and Bars

Restaurants, fast-food outlets, and beverage counters are available at the Philadelphia MarketPlace. Mobile vending carts sell several fast-food items, sweets, and treats throughout the terminals.

Business Services

Internet Access
Terminals A East and B connector features a Laptop Lane Business Center, offering high-speed Internet access.

Fax and Photocopying
Laptop Lane Business Center, located at the connector of Terminals A East and B, offers faxing and photocopying services.

Post
Self-service postal centers are located in both Terminals A East and C. FedEx drop boxes are available in Terminals A, C, and E, and a UPS drop box is located in Terminal C. The UPS store on the passenger walkway between Terminals A and B offers a variety of postal services.

Currency Exchange and ATMs

Foreign Exchange Desks
Terminal A West features a TravelEx branch, offering currency exchange facilities. Currency One operates currency-exchanging counters in Terminals A East and B. Thomas Cook Currency Exchange is available in Terminals C and D.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)
Philadelphia International Airport provides 15 ATMs throughout the terminals.

International Airport Philadelphia Airline Information

Introduction

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is served by 26 major airlines, providing daily flights to over 100 national and international destinations.

Air Canada
Air France
Air Jamaica
AirTran
America West
American Airlines
American Eagle
British Airways Charter
Continental
Continental Express
Delta Air Lines
Delta Connection
Frontier Airlines
Lufthansa
Midwest Express
Northwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
United Express
USA 3000
US Airways
US Airways Express

International Airport Philadelphia Car Rental

Introduction

Information phones are available at all baggage claim areas for each of the airport car rental agencies, which include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, and National. The ground transportation counters located inside the baggage claim areas provide further information. Rental cars are parked outside the baggage claim area of each terminal.

International Airport Philadelphia Car Parking

Introduction

Philadelphia International Airport provides parking facilities in terminal parking garages, short-term parking lots, and economy parking lots.

Garage Parking

The parking garages for the terminals are located directly opposite the baggage claim area of each terminal.

Short-term Parking

Short-term parking lots are located on the ground level of the parking garage, featuring hourly and daily parking.

Economy Parking

Economy parking lots are located in a remote exterior area situated past Terminal F. Blue and white shuttle buses are available 24 hours for traveling between the parking lots and the terminals.

International Airport Philadelphia Ground Transportation

Introduction

Ground transportation information is available from the centrally located ground transportation counters in the baggage claim areas of each terminal. Taxis, limousines, shuttles, trains, and buses are available for ground transportation from Philadelphia International Airport.

Train Services

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority provides a train service via the R1 high-speed rail line, which connects with the airport. The rail stations are located on the ground level, between each terminal's baggage claim area and ticketing counter.

Limousines / Shuttle Services

Shuttles and limousines are available for individual or group transportation. Information regarding this mode of transit is available via the ground transportation centers.

Taxi Services

Taxis are dispatched 24 hours a day and are available outside the terminal baggage claim area. The ground transportation center of the respective terminal will assist in acquiring a taxi for the traveler.

Bus Services

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's 37 and 108 bus routes (Zone 1) connect the airport and several Philadelphia locations.

International Airport Philadelphia Airport Security

Introduction

Increased security measures are in operation at US airports. Information on what passengers are permitted and forbidden to take aboard is available to download from the Transportation Security Administration web site (English version pdf). Information on issues including traveling with children, pets, and transporting special items is available here.

Prohibited Items

For information on prohibited items, click here.

Visas, Immigration, and Customs Information

For detailed information on visa requirements, immigration, and customs, contact the consulate that relates to your destination. For official US immigration and customs information, click here. Documentary requirements for travelers entering the US is available here.

Lost and Found

Missing Baggage
The lost and found counter is located in the communications center, accessible via the departures roadway between Terminals C and D. Items that are left at the security checkpoints are turned over to the Transportation Security Administration.

Help for Stranded Travelers
Airport information counters are located in each terminal. Information services are available 24 hours a day in Terminals B and C.

International Airport Philadelphia Extra Facilities

International Airport Philadelphia Maps and Directions

Philadelphia International Airport Map
Philadelphia International Airport Map

Philadelphia Area Map
Philadelphia Area Map

Introduction

From Center City Philadelphia

Take I-95 South to the airport exit or I-76 East, following signs to Philadelphia International Airport.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Take the PA Turnpike to the Mid-County exit (Route 476). Travel along 476 South (Chester) to I-95 then take I-95 North to the Philadelphia International Airport exit.

From the New Jersey Turnpike

Take exit 3 to the Walt Whitman Bridge. After the toll plaza, stay in the far right lane and take I-95 South to the Philadelphia International Airport exit.

From Delaware

Take I-95 North to the Philadelphia International Airport exit.

Longitude:75° 14' 0" W
Latitude:39° 53' 0" N

ADDRESS
Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Avenue
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania 19153
USA
Number of Terminals: 6
Telephone: 215 937 6937
Fax: 215 937 6497
E-mail: comments@phl.org
Website: www.phl.org
Time Zone: GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)
Location: The airport is located 11km (7 miles) from Philadelphia
Country code:1

TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS
Travelators are available to help passengers move between the airport’s terminals.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
From Philadelphia city centre, take Interstate 95 (I-95) south to the airport exit.

CAR PARKING
Hourly, daily and long-term garage parking is available in car parks in front of all terminals; short-term parking is available on the ground level. Economy parking is available at the far east end of the airport, which is serviced by a free 24-hour shuttle service. Further parking information is available from the Philadelphia Parking Authority (tel: 215 683 9825 or 9840).

CAR HIRE
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National have desks in Zone 2 outside baggage claim areas. Information phones are also available in baggage claim areas for on-airport car rental agencies.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Rail: SEPTA’s R1 high speed rail line provides a service between each terminal and central Philadelphia. SEPTA (tel: 215 580 7800 or TDD: 215 580 7712) also provides transport to Amtrak’s 30th Street Station and the Greyhound Bus Terminal. Road: Taxi: Taxis are available 24 hours; there is also a shuttle van/limousine service. Information on ground transportation is available in the baggage reclaim areas (tel: 215 937 6958).

INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
General 24-hour information and language assistance is available from the Airport Communications Center (tel: 215 937 6937 or TDD: 215 937 6755), by using any of the white telephones located throughout the airport or by speaking to a receptionist at the passenger assistance counter in the Terminal A baggage claim area. Information counters are also all located in all terminals.

AIRPORT FACILITIES
Money and communications: ATMs, bureaux de change and self-service postal centres are all available at the airport. Data ports are located in every terminal; the Euro Cyber Café in Terminal D offers Internet kiosks. Eating and drinking: There are many restaurants and cafés situated throughout the airport. Shopping: Duty-free shopping is available in Terminal A-East and A-West. Luggage: A lost property service is available (tel: 215 937 6888). Other facilities: These include a hospital, AED units (defibrillators), a hospitality service for passengers stranded during emergencies and baby-change facilities.

CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES
The Laptop Lane business centre (tel: 215 937 4360) has computers, Internet access and other business services, while the US Airways Business Centre (tel: 610 362 4333) offers photocopying, PC and laser printing, fax and document shredding facilities, as well as meeting and conference rooms for up to ten people.

DISABLED FACILITIES
These include lifts, elevators, accessible toilets, amplified and TDD telephones, Braille signage and raised numbering on lifts and ATMs. The airport produces a special information leaflet, Getting Around, which can be sent to disabled travellers (tel: 215 937 5433). Disabled parking is available and all shuttle buses have wheelchair lifts. Hand-controlled vehicles can be hired from Avis, Dollar, Hertz and National. Passengers requiring wheelchairs should contact the Airport Operator (tel: 215 937 6700) and inform their airlines prior to travel.

AIRPORT HOTELS
The Airport Marriott (tel: 215 492 9000) is located on site. Nearby hotels include the Hilton (tel: 215 365 4150), Comfort Inn (tel: 610 521 9800), Embassy Suites (tel: 215 365 4500), Econo Lodge (tel: 610 521 3900), Hampton Inn (tel: 215 966 1300), Holiday Inn (tel: 610 521 2400), Philadelphia Airport Courtyard (tel: 215 365 2200), Ramada Inn (tel: 610 521 9600), Renaissance Hotel (tel: 610 521 5900) and the Sheraton Four Points (tel: 215 492 0400); many provide a free shuttle service.


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