PHL Cargo—Delivering Opportunity
Philadelphia International Airport is in the middle of the most densely packed geographic region in the United States, making it the ideal location for air cargo. The aggressive expansion of cargo infrastructure and facilities will make PHL Airport the premier east cost airport for cargo and logistics.
In the year 2020, more than 623,000 tons of freight and airmail was handled at PHL
Shipping and receiving cargo EVERY DAY of the year
The Future of Cargo at PHL
A new cargo facility is coming soon, highlighting the partnership between AFCO, Kale and PHL. Our West Cargo Development will add 136 acres to PHL’s existing 138 acre Cargo City. PHL’s cargo service infrastructure development plan is the most ambitious of any airport in the Eastern United States. It will include:
In addition to the right location, Philadelphia International Airport has all the right facilities to handle cargo aircraft and keep cargo moving: Around the clock operations; steady growth in cargo lift; long 12,000 and 9,500-foot runways; two commuter runways; major airport capacity enhancements for the 21st century.
Philadelphia International Airport's access to major interstate highways running in all directions is unsurpassed. It is located right next to I-95, running from Maine to Florida, and within a few minutes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) and the New Jersey Turnpike. Greater Philadelphia, the nation's 6th largest metropolitan area, is a great place to locate air cargo-related businesses.
LOCATION: Enjoy unhindered access to major highway corridors and interstates in the center of a $53 billion air cargo market.
EXPERTISE: Benefit from industry experience shared by PHL’s partners, AFCO, Aviation and Kale Logistics Solutions.
EFFICIENCY: Minimize operating costs with an efficient, congestion-free air cargo environment and the latest ACCS technology.
SUSTAINABILITY: Benefit from award-winning sustainability infrastructure development program.
Existing Cargo Facilities
Cargo Facilities at PHL are located to the west of Terminal A-West, directly adjacent to the airfield. Buildings C-2 through C8 make up approximately 600,000 square feet of cargo tenant space. PHL has a wide range of cargo partners, including Afco, Kale and more.