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: 2,394 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 a US Airways maintenance hangar.

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

Personnel (as of October 2014):
    Division of Aviation: 855
    Other City of Philadelphia employees: 365
    Other Airport workers: approximately 18,400

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: 3,950 spaces

PHL’s Top Airlines (2015, January thru May)

Total Passengers
US Airways
8,703,898
​Southwest Airlines847,310
Delta Airlines833,809
American Airlines   484,272
United Airlines​461,069


​Total Freight (short tons)
​UPS​45,512
FedEx   19,099
US Airways 
​8,809
British Airways ​2,028
​Lufthansa1,228

PHL’s Top Airlines (2014, January thru December)

Total Passengers
US Airways
22,571,198
​Delta Air Lines2,173,496
Southwest Airlines2,031,208
United Airlines   1,249,950
American Airlines​1,100,880


 Total Freight (short tons)
UPS
115,998
FedEx    
45,586
US Airways   21,102
British Airways
3,932
ABX   3,450


PHL Rankings for 2013:

Among U.S. Airports:Among Worldwide Airports:
18th    Total Passengers53rd    Total Passengers
17th    Total Cargo (freight + mail)56th    Total Cargo (freight + mail)
10th    Total Movements (takeoffs + landings)15th    Total Movements (takeoffs + landings)


PHL Figures for 2014:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 419,253

Passengers:
    Domestic: 26,202,575
    International: 4,537,605
    Total: 30,740,180 (approx. 84,000 daily)

Cargo (freight + mail):
    Domestic: 295,078 tons
    International: 137,674 tons
    Total: 432,752 tons

Cargo (freight only):
    Domestic: 268,422 tons
    International: 135,628 tons
    Total: 404,050 tons

PHL Carriers and Destinations (as of April 2015):

Carriers:
    Mainline: 9
    Commuter: 12
    Foreign: 4
    Cargo: 4
    Total: 29
    
Nonstop Destinations:
Domestic: 92 (90 + 2 seasonal)
International: 39 (22 + 17 seasonal)
Total: 131 (112 + 19 seasonal)

Daily Flights:
Domestic: 491
International: 58
Total: 549


Recent New Air Service at PHL:
•    Delta Air Lines: LHR (April 8, 2015)
•    Spirit Airlines: ORD (April 16, 2015)
•    Frontier Airlines: IAH, MSP (April 30, 2015)
•    Spirit Airlines: ORD (June 30, 2015)

Upcoming Air Service:
•    Southwest Airlines: DAL (August 9, 2015)
•    jetBlue Airways: FLL (November 19, 2015)


Capital Improvement Program: PHL has undergone more than $1 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: $70 million, completed 2009
•    Terminal E expansion: $45 million, opened 2010

Ongoing Capital Projects:
•    Terminal F expansion: estimated $127 million
•    Terminal A-East improvements: estimated $79 million
•    Terminal D/E improvements: estimated $346 million
•    Runway 9L/27R rehabilitation: estimated $43 million
•    Taxiway K extension: estimated $23 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 200

Runways:
6/24: 7,000’
15/33: 5,000’

PNE Figures for 2014:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 75,720

Last Updated July 21, 2015