Philadelphia airport (PHL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Philadelphia International Airport, opened in 1940, serves the Delaware Valley area, Pennsylvania, and is one of the busiest in the United States. It operates with domestic and international flights to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 7 - A West and East, B, C, D, E and F. Open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle bus links the terminals to each other.
Annual passenger traffic: 19.6 million passengers went through it in 2021.
Tel: +1 215 937 6937. Flight information: Tel +1 800 745 4283. - FACEBOOK

There are several information counters throughout each terminal.


The airport is located 11 km (7 miles) southwest from downtown Philadelphia.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental agencies operate shuttles from zone 2 on the Arrivals Road.

Alamo (Tel +1 215 492 3960 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +1 215 492 0900 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 800 527 0700 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 610 521 3700 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +1 215 492 7200 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
National (Tel +1 800 227 7368 - 24 hours a day)


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Parking services at Philadelphia airport (PHL)

Inside the enclosure, there are parking areas for short and long stays. One minute away from the terminals, there is also a free passenger pick-up zone for 60 minutes (Cell Phone Waiting Lot). In addition, charging stations for electric vehicles and bicycle racks are available. More information: Tel +1 215 683 9842. Rates

Parking Garages - Multi-storey facilities opposite the terminals. Short-term spaces on the ground floor.
Economy Parking - Outdoor area for long stays situated past Terminal F. A complimentary shuttle service runs 24 hours a day to the terminals.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, elevators, moving walkways, Braille signage, adapted toilets and telephones, reserved parking spaces, special lanes at the security checkpoints, relief areas for service animals. Individual airlines provide wheelchairs. Transportation systems in and around the airport are accessible for passengers with reduced mobility.

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Latest updates: July 01, 2023