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Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Full Airport Name

Philadelphia International Airport


8000 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19153, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



(215) 937 6937





Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 5 (GMT - 4 from aboriginal Sunday in April to aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 11km (7 miles) from Philadelphia.

Transfer Amid Terminals

Free shuttle bus casework advice cartage move amid the airport's terminals.

Driving Directions

From Philadelphia burghal centre, booty Interstate 95 (I-95) south to the airport exit.

Car Parking

Hourly, circadian and abiding barn parking is attainable in car parks in advanced of all terminals; concise parking is attainable on the arena level. Economy parking is attainable at the far east end of the airport, which is serviced by a chargeless 24-hour shuttle service. Further parking advice is attainable from the Philadelphia Parking Authority (tel: (215) 683 9840).

Car Hire

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National accept desks in Zone 2 alfresco accoutrements affirmation areas. Advice phones are additionally attainable in accoutrements affirmation areas for on-airport car rental agencies.

Public Transport

Rail: Southeastern Pennsylvania Carriage Authority (SEPTA) (tel: (215) 580 7800; website: operates the R1 aerial acceleration abuse band active amid anniversary terminal and axial Philadelphia. SEPTA additionally provides carriage to Amtrak's 30th Street Base and the Greyhound Bus Terminal.

Road: Taxi: Taxis are attainable 24 hours from from Zone 5 on the Commercial Busline Roadway; there are additionally shuttle van/limousine services, attainable from Zone 7 on the aforementioned roadway. Advice on arena busline is attainable in the accoutrements accost areas (tel: (215) 937 6958).

Information and Advice Desks

Airport iInformation counters are amid in all terminals. General 24-hour advice and accent abetment is attainable from the Airport Communications Center (tel: (215) 937 6937 or TDD (215) 937 6755), by application any of the white telephones amid throughout the airport or by speaking to a agent at the commuter abetment adverse in the Terminal A accoutrements affirmation area.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, bureaux de change and self-service postal centres are all attainable at the airport. Abstracts ports and Wireless Internet admission are attainable in all terminals.

Eating and drinking: There are abounding restaurants and cafés anchored throughout the airport.

Shopping: The arcade opportunities at the airport are plentiful. Duty-free arcade is attainable in Terminal A-East and A-West.

Luggage: A absent acreage account is attainable (tel: (215) 937 6888).

Other facilities: These accommodate medical facilities, a accommodation account for cartage abandoned during emergencies and baby-change facilities. A few shoe-shine stands are additionally available, and there is a accepted aerodynamics comedy base for kids.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Laptop Lane business centre (tel: (215) 937 4360) has computers, Internet admission and added business services. The UPS Store, amid on the Terminal A/B connector, offers copying, faxing, aircraft and accompanying casework for business travellers. The Airport Marriott (tel: (215) 492 9000; website:, which can be accessed via the Terminal B banal bridge, has abstracts ports attainable for attainable use. America's Cash Express on the A/B Adapter offers faxing and agent attainable services.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

These accommodate lifts, elevators, attainable toilets, amplified and TDD telephones, Braille signage and aloft calculation on lifts and ATMs. The airport produces a appropriate advice leaflet, Getting Around, which can be beatific to disabled travellers (tel: (215) 937 5499). Disabled parking is attainable and all shuttle buses accept wheelchair lifts. Hand-controlled cartage can be assassin from all the car rental agencies at the airport. Cartage acute wheelchairs should acquaintance the airport and acquaint their airlines above-mentioned to travel.


The Airport Marriott (tel: (215) 492 9000; website: is amid on site. Nearby hotels accommodate the Hilton (tel: (215) 365 4150; website:, Comfort Inn (tel: (610) 521 9800; website:, Embassy Suites (tel: (215) 365 4500; website:, Econo Lodge (tel: (610) 521 3900), Hampton Inn (tel: (215) 966 1300; website:, Holiday Inn (tel: (610) 521 2400; website:, Philadelphia Airport Courtyard (tel: (215) 365 2200; website: and the Sheraton Four Points (tel: (215) 492 0400; website: Abounding accommodate a chargeless shuttle service.