Design Code and Manuals

The Design Code and Manuals section contains important information for Airport employees, tenants and consultants in complying with guidelines in design and construction.

Guidelines for Filing FAA Form 7460-1, Notice of Proposed Construction


PHL Design Standards

These standards (Volumes 1 through 4) have been developed specifically for all facilities owned, operated, leased (leased from or leased to) and/or maintained by the City of Philadelphia, Department of Aviation (“DOA”). The Standards establish design guidelines and criteria for use in designing new DOA and tenant facilities and for designing renovations of existing DOA and tenant facilities on PHL property.

Download Airport Design Standards


Requesting Design Standard Changes

Individuals interested in submitting changes for consideration by DOA should download, fill out, and submit the following form to: [email protected] for review and consideration.

Design Standards Change Request Form

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