Philadelphia International Airport

Travel Guide North America USA Northeastern United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia Philadelphia International Airport



Philadelphia International Airport (IATA: PHL, ICAO: KPHL) receives many domestic as well as international flights and is one of the busiest airports in the world regarding aircraft movements.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Rail: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has regional rail services between the airport and Center City Philadelphia via the R1 Commuter Rail line with convenient stops at University City, Amtrak’s 30th Street, Suburban, and Market East Stations. The fare is US$6.
  • Bus: SEPTA also operates various bus routes to the Airport: Route 37 (South Philadelphia to Eastwick and Chester Transportation Ctr via Philadelphia International Airport), Route 108 (69th Street Terminal to Philadelphia International Airport or UPS), and Route 115 (Ardmore/Darby Transportation Center to Philadelphia International Airport).
  • Car: rental cars, shuttles and taxis are all widely available at the airport.



Getting around

A free shuttle bus provides access to the rental car center.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 7 terminal buildings: A-East, A-West and B to F. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

Terminal A-East

  • American Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, San Juan
  • American Eagle - Chicago-O'Hare
  • Caribbean Airlines operated by Air Jamaica - Montego Bay
  • Frontier Airlines - Denver
  • Frontier Airlines operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Milwaukee
  • USA 3000 Airlines - Bermuda, Cancun, Punta Cana

Terminal A-West

  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • US Airways (also uses terminal A-East) - Amsterdam, Antigua, Aruba, Athens, Barcelona, Bermuda, Brussels, Cancún, Dublin, Frankfurt, Freeport, Glasgow-International, Grand Cayman, Lisbon, London-Heathrow, Madrid, Manchester, Montego Bay, Munich, Nassau, Oslo-Gardermoen, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Providenciales, Punta Cana, Rome-Fiumicino, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, San Jose de Costa Rica, Santo Domingo, Tel Aviv, Venice-Marco Polo, Zürich

Terminals B and C

  • US Airways - Anchorage, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Hartford/Springfield, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Manchester (NH), Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Orleans, New York-LaGuardia, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), Providence, Raleigh/Durham,Rochester, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan,Sarasota, Seattle/Tacoma, Syracuse, Tampa, Washington-Reagan, West Palm Beach
  • US Airways Express operated by Republic Airlines - Albany, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Burlington (VT), Charleston (SC), Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Greensboro, Hartford/Springfield, Houston-Intercontinental, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Manchester (NH), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Myrtle Beach, Montreal-Trudeau, Nashville, New Orleans, Norfolk, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Portland (ME), Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Rochester (NY), St. Louis, Savannah, Syracuse, Toronto-Pearson, Washington-Reagan, Wilmington (NC)

Terminal D

  • Air Canada - Toronto-Pearson
  • Continental Airlines - Houston-Intercontinental, Newark
  • Continental Connection operated by CommutAir - Newark
  • Continental Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Cleveland
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines - Cleveland
  • Delta Air Lines - Athens, Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City
  • Delta Connection operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • Delta Connection operated by Comair - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Detroit, Memphis, New York-JFK
  • Delta Connection operated by Freedom Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • Delta Connection operated by Mesaba Airlines - Detroit, Minneapolis/St.Paul
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines - Memphis
  • United Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • United Express operated by GoJet Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare
  • United Express operated by Mesa Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare
  • United Express operated by Trans States Airlines - Washington-Dulles
  • AirTran Airways (also uses terminal E) - Atlanta, Orlando

Terminal E

  • Southwest Airlines - Boston, Chicago-Midway, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Houston-Hobby, Jacksonville (FL), Las Vegas, Manchester (NH), Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Providence, Raleigh/Durham, St. Louis, Tampa, West Palm Beach

Terminal F

  • US Airways Express operated by Air Wisconsin - Albany, Allentown/Bethlehem, Baltimore, Bangor, Binghamton (NY), Birmingham (AL), Boston, Buffalo, Burlington (VT), Charleston (SC), Charlotte, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Columbus (OH), Dayton, Detroit, Elmira/Corning, Greensboro, Greenville/Spartanburg (SC), Halifax, Hartford/Springfield, Ithaca, Kansas City, Long Island/Islip, Louisville, Manchester (NH), Milwaukee, Montreal-Trudeau, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, Newburgh, Newport News, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Portland (ME), Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Roanoke, Rochester (NY), St. Louis, Savannah, State College, Syracuse, Toronto-Pearson, Washington-Reagan, White Plains, Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton, Wilmington (NC)
  • US Airways Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Baltimore, Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Louisville, New York-LaGuardia, Providence, Richmond, Washington-Reagan, Wilmington (NC)
  • US Airways Express operated by Piedmont Airlines - Albany, Allentown/Bethlehem, Baltimore, Bangor, Binghamton (NY), Buffalo, Burlington (VT), Charlottesville, Elmira/Corning, Erie, Harrisburg, Ithaca, Long Island/Islip, Manchester (NH), Newark, Newburgh, New Haven, Newport News, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk, Providence, Richmond, Roanoke, Rochester (NY), Salisbury, State College, Syracuse, Washington-Reagan, White Plains, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Williamsport
  • US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines - Akron/Canton, Albany, Baltimore, Charlotte, Dayton, Knoxville, New York-LaGuardia, Richmond, Washington-Reagan, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton



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