PHL Fast Facts

Philadelphia Airports:


 

Philadelphia International Airport – PHL
Northeast Philadelphia Airport – PNE

 

Economic Impact: PHL generates more than $14.4 billion in spending to the regional economy and accounts for more than 141,000 jobs within the region.

 

 

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

 

Land Area:  2,410 acres

 

Terminals: PHL has 3,254,354 square feet of terminal space encompassing seven (7) terminal buildings with 126 total boarding gates.

 

Cargo: PHL has 449,761 square feet of cargo space. PHL's cargo buildings include six (6) active cargo facilities and an American Airlines maintenance hangar.

 

Runways:

  • 9R/27L: 10,500'
  • 9L/27R: 9,500'
  • 17/35: 6,500'
  • 8/26: 5,000'

 

Personnel (as of August 2015):

Division of Aviation: 810
            Other City of Philadelphia employees: 297
            Other Airport workers: approximately 18,504

 

Hotel: Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel: 419 rooms

 

Parking:

            Garage: 10,984 spaces

            Short-Term: 839 spaces

            Surface: 7,117 spaces

            Total: 18,940 public parking spaces

 

Cell Phone Waiting Lot: 150 spaces

 

Employee Parking:  4,250 spaces

 

PHL's Top Airlines (2016, January thru February)

 

                                                Total Passengers

  • American Airlines           3,010,938
  • Southwest Airlines         339,292
  • Delta Air Lines               283,221
  • United Airlines               168,020
  • Frontier Airlines             154,790

 

                                                Total Freight (short tons)

  • UPS                             34,844
  • FedEx                           14,796
  • American Airlines       7,365
  • British Airways            1,879
  • Lufthansa                     858


 

PHL's Top Airlines (2015, January thru December)

 

                                                Total Passengers

  • US Airways                   22,080,297
  • Delta Air Lines                2,247,835
  • Southwest Airlines         2,183,644
  • American Airlines           1,330,578
  • United Airlines               1,266,156

 

                                                Total Freight (short tons)

  • UPS                             231,151
  • FedEx                           88,662
  • US Airways                   49,543
  • British Airways              9,964
  • Lufthansa                      5,981


 

PHL Rankings for 2014:

Among U.S. Airports:
19th    Total Passengers
18th    Total Cargo (freight + mail)
12th    Total Movements (takeoffs + landings)


 

PHL Figures for 2015:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 411,368

Passengers:
    Domestic: 26,879,613
    International: 4,564,790
    Total: 31,444,403 (approx. 86,000 daily)

Cargo (freight + mail):
    Domestic: 293,621 tons
    International: 134,024 tons
    Total: 427,285 tons

Cargo (freight only):
    Domestic: 270,725 tons
    International: 133,059 tons
    Total: 403,059 tons

PHL Carriers and Destinations (as of January 2016):

Carriers:
    Mainline: 8
    Commuter: 10
    Foreign: 4
    Cargo: 3
    Total: 25
    
Nonstop Destinations:
Domestic: 91 (88 + 3 seasonal)
International: 38 (25 + 13 seasonal)
Total: 129 (113 + 16 seasonal)

Daily Flights:
Domestic: 476
International: 48
Total: 524

New Air Service:

  • Frontier Airlines: DEN (March 17, 2016)
  • Spirit Airlines: LAX (April 14, 2016)
  • Frontier Airlines: IND, MSY, RDU (April 14, 2016)
  • Frontier Airlines: BNA, CLE, UST (April 15, 2016)
  • Spirit Airlines: DTW,FLL (April 28, 2016)

 

Upcoming Air Service

  • Frontier Airlines: CVG, SAT (May 13, 2016)
  • Frontier Airlines: AUS (May 15, 2016)
  • Frontier Airlines: CMH, MCI, MKE (June 2, 2016)


Capital Improvement Program: PHL has undergone more than $2 billion in capital improvements since 2000.

Major Construction Projects:

•    Terminal F: $100 million, opened 2001
•    Terminal A-West: $550 million, opened 2003
•    Terminal D expansion: $20 million, completed 2003
•    Terminal A-East renovation: $12.5 million, completed 2007
•    Runway 17/35 extension: $73.8 million, completed 2009
•    Terminal E expansion: $45 million, opened 2010
•    Runway 9L/27R rehabilitation: $ 1.8 million, completed 2015
•    Taxiway K extension: $19.7 million, completed 2015

Ongoing Capital Projects:
•    Terminal F expansion: estimated $162 million
•    Terminal A-East improvements: estimated $82.3 million
•    Terminal D/E improvements: estimated $367 million
•    Runway 9L/27R extension and associated taxiway work: estimated $193 million


Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)


Land Area: 1,126 acres

Hangars: PNE has 85 T-hangars, nine (9) corporate hangers, and six (6) open hangars for general aviation activities.

Based Aircraft: approximately 175

Runways:
6/24: 7,000’
15/33: 5,000’

PNE Figures for 2015:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 55,506

Last Updated May 4, 2016