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 (through October 2014)

Total Passengers
US Airways
20,830,895
Southwest Airlines2,024,127
​Delta Airlines2,016,967
United Airlines   1,153664
American Airlines​1,011,053


 Total Freight (short tons)
UPS
99,797
FedEx    
41,164
US Airways   19,072
British Airways
6,731
ABX   3,307


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 2013:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 432,884

Passengers:
    Domestic: 26,030,313
    International: 4,473,799
    Total: 30,504,112 (approx. 84,000 daily)

Cargo (freight + mail):
    Domestic: 282,546 tons
    International: 136,493 tons
    Total: 419,039 tons

Cargo (freight only):
    Domestic: 256,285 tons
    International: 134,304 tons
    Total: 390, 589 tons

PHL Carriers and Destinations (as of October 2014):

Carriers:
    Mainline: 9
    Commuter: 10
    Foreign: 4
    Cargo: 3
    Total: 26
    
Nonstop Destinations:
Domestic: 92 (90 + 2 seasonal)
International: 39 (27 + 12 seasonal)
Total: 131 (117 + 14 seasonal)

New Air Service at PHL:
•    Qatar Airways: DOH (April 2, 2014)
•    Frontier Airlines: MIA, MCO, TPA (December 20, 2014)
•    Frontier Airlines: CUN (December 21, 2014)

Upcoming Air Service:
•    Frontier Airlines: ATL, CLT, ORD (Spring 2015)
•    American Airlines: LHR (March 29, 2015)
•    Delta Air Lines: LHR (April 8, 2015)
•    Spirit Airlines: ORD (April 16, 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 2013:


Total Plane Movements (takeoffs + landings): 77,241