Philadelphia PHL Airport Overview
PHL Airport is about 7 miles southwest of central Philadelphia, accessible via Interstate Highways 95 (Delaware Expwy) & 76; PA 291 & 611, and the PA & NJ Turnpikes. The Airport, bordering to the south on the Delaware River, is served by the Airport High-Speed Rail Line stopping at Eastwick Station, University City, 38th Street Station, Penn Center Suburban Station and Market East Station.
With four runways and serving 30M travelers annually, Philadelphia International Airport is a major international and domestic hub for US Airways, and is served by major airlines offering nonstop and connecting flights to desinations around the world.
On-Airport Hotels at PHL Airport: (a) the Airport Marriott, next to Parking Garage B (tel. 215-492-9000); and
(b) the Aloft Hotel on Island Avenue (tel. 267-298-1700).
Philadelphia International Airport has seven terminals - A-West, A-East, B, C, D, E & F (Terminals B & C and D & E are connected), with access to corresponding garages.
Future Airport Developments:
Terminal A-East gets a new checked baggage inspection system (CBIS), while Terminal A-West's CBIS will be upgraded - scheduled for completion July 2014.
2. The Terminal D-E Expansion Project includes construction of a multi-level connector building between TD & TE: Level 1 is to have a new baggage area with in-line baggage screening system; level 2 will house a 14-lane security screening area for both terminals; level 3 will house airline offices; 23 new ticket counters & new concessions are added, and D & E baggage claims expanded. The E concourse will be expanded by adding a 2-level addition at its end for airline operations, hold rooms, concessions & 3 new gates. Completion is scheduled for June 2015.
3. The remainder of Terminal F Expansion work (new baggage claim facility, more security screening lanes, new taxi stand on Arrivals Road, and a corridor linking TF to the other terminals at its secured side - completion is scheduled for 2016.