Passenger guide - Harrisburg airport (MDT) 

 

Harrisburg International Airport, opened on October 25, 1930, is the third busiest in Pennsylvania. It operates with domestic and international flights to Canada.

Official Website: flyhia.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 888 235 9442. Information counter next to the main entrance.

 

The airport is located in Lower Swatara Township, 15 km (8 miles) southeast from Harrisburg.

 
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All forms of ground transportation at the airport are concentrated on the first floor of the parking garage, connected to the terminal through a climate-controlled skybridge. More information

Bus - Route 7 from Capital Area Transit (Tel +1 717 238 8304) operates Mondays through Fridays between 6:00 am and 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Tickets cost USD1.75 and journey time to downtown Harrisburg is 30-40 minutes. Other stops include Penn State, Middletown, Highspire and Steelton.
There are also several private companies that provide pre-arranged transportation to different destinations: Advance Coach (Tel +1 800 931 6930), Bailey Coach (Tel +1 717 718 0490), Bieber Trailways (Tel +1 717 233 7673), Catawese Coach (Tel +1 800 752 8687), Cole Transportation (Tel +1 814 364 2661), Elite Coach (Tel +1 717 733 7710), Executive Coach (Tel +1 717 464 2767), F&S Transportation (Tel +1 717 266 6418), Fullington Trailways (Tel +1 814 765 7871), Gettysburg Tours (Tel +1 717 334 6296), Newhurst (Tel +1 570 345 3834), R&J Transportation (Tel +1 570 385 4488), Susquehanna Trailways (Tel +1 570 753 5125), Tour World (Tel +1 570 275 5318), Wolf's Bus Lines (Tel +1 800 697 8569), Yoder Tourways (Tel +1 717 899 6742).

Train - The enclosure is located 3 kilometers (2 miles) away from the Middletown Amtrak Station (Tel +1 800 872 7245) and 15 minutes away from Downtown Harrisburg Station, both stops on the Keystone line (headed for Philadelphia and New York). They are accessible via taxi service.

Taxi - Harrisburg City Cabs (Tel +1 717 948 5990 / 232 5555) offers services from the center of the first floor of the parking garage. The trip to the city centre takes 25 minutes.

 

Car rental desks are found on the ground floor of the transportation center.

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +1 717 948 5171 - Mondays through Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +1 717 948 3721 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 717 944 4019 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 717 944 4081 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 717 616 8372 - Mondays through Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm)

 

The airport has ATMs, public telephones, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Conference room on the third floor. The Susquehanna Club is located across from gate A2 and open from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm; it provides TV, newspapers and magazines, complimentary drinks, workstations, meeting room, photocopiers, fax (accessible for HIA Flyer Reward members).

Food and Drinks- There is a food court before the security checkpoint and coffee shops, fast food outlets and restaurants in Concourses A, B and C, in addition to vending machines on the first level.
Shopping- Gift shops and newsagents in Concourse B and the food court.
Baggage- The lost and found office is handled by the airport police department (Tel +1 717 948 3501).
Other Services- Massage room.

 

There are two parking options at the enclosure, open around the clock. 2 minutes away from the terminal there is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Lot). More information: Tel +1 717 948 5901. Rates

Parking Garage - Multi-storey facility for short stays, connected to the terminal through covered moving walkways, elevators and a pedestrian bridge.
Long-Term Parking - Outdoor area for long stays, 1 mile away from the terminal. With complimentary shuttle service 24 hours a day, every 7-10 minutes.

 

Adapted telephones and reserved parking spaces are available. Individual airlines can provide wheelchair services.

 

Some hotels in the surroundings provide courtesy transfers for their guests. Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel (Tel +1 717 564 5511), Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East (Tel +1 717 635 7299), Starlite Motel (Tel +1 717 944 0246), Holiday Inn Harrisburg East (Tel +1 717 939 1600), Hollywood Motel (Tel +1 717 939 9508), Best Western Plus Harrisburg East Inn & Suites (Tel +1 717 985 1600), La Quinta Inn & Suites Harrisburg Airport Hershey (Tel +1 717 939 8000), Red Roof Inn Harrisburg - Hershey (Tel +1 717 939 1331), Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey (Tel +1 717 939 7841), Courtyard Harrisburg Hershey (Tel +1 717 558 8544).