parking garages
Thursday, June 17 2021

The summer travel season is in full swing at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), and a return of passengers means increased usage of parking and ground transportation resources. With most onsite garages filling up rapidly on Thursdays and Fridays, and the Economy Lot closed, passengers should plan carefully for other transportation options to reduce stress and enjoy a safe, streamlined transportation experience. 

Passengers wearing masks
Monday, June 14 2021

Local and federal COVID-19 guidances have changed rapidly over the past several weeks as vaccination rates have increased. What does that mean for guests at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)?  

Who Does What at PHL Infographic
Monday, June 7 2021

Guests traveling through Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will interact with several organizations during their visits, usually without even knowing it. The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation owns and operates PHL, but there are hundreds of organizations working together with the Division of Aviation to serve our passengers.  

A-East Prep
Thursday, June 3 2021

While it may be some time before travelers return to airports in pre-pandemic numbers, there are clear signs that air travel is picking up and airports are expected to be busy during the popular summer vacation months.

LIfeWTR Lounge
Thursday, May 20 2021

The new LifeWTR Lounge - the first of its kind anywhere - is now open at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), providing airport guests with a space to recharge with beverages, snacks and exclusive artistic content.

TSA Checkpoint
Wednesday, May 19 2021

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is anticipating the summer 2021 travel season to be its busiest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Cell Phone Lot
Monday, May 17 2021

Instead of waiting on the shoulder of highway ramps and roads leading up to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)—something that is unsafe and could result in a $41 fine from Philadelphia Police--drivers meeting arriving guests at the airport can take advantage of the airport’s free 

Passengers with Masks
Thursday, May 13 2021

Increased vaccination rates and decreased COVID-19 cases mean the City of Philadelphia can relax the “Safer at Home” restrictions put in place in March 2020.  

DOA Chevy and Bolt
Friday, May 7 2021

When a momma-to-be bird needed a place to make a special delivery, she made a landing at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - on one of the Division of Aviation’s Chevy Bolt electric cars.

Ken and Karen Volunteers
Monday, April 19 2021

Longtime PHL volunteers Ken Uller and Karen Kenney are shown above at the airport pre-COVID-19.

Sunflower Lanyard
Thursday, April 15 2021

In an effort to provide excellent customer service to all guests, PHL is launching the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Lanyard program this month. The program is based on the sunflower scheme developed in the United Kingdom, where green lanyards with sunflowers are used in airports, rail stations, and retail stores to signal that an individual may need a little extra support.

Granny Graffiti
Friday, March 12 2021

Positive messages can pop up anywhere. Guests traveling through PHL can find them in two art exhibits: "Fill the Walls with Hope" between Terminals C and D and "Granny Graffiti" in Terminal F.  

Passengers with Masks
Friday, February 12 2021

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is one of just 140 airports worldwide — and one of only 23 in North America — to earn Airports Council International’s (ACI) “The Voice of the Customer” recognition for 2020.

Liz pin walk
Wednesday, February 3 2021

Airports are no longer just places for passengers to wait for flights. They are dynamic and constantly evolving to meet the everchanging expectations of travelers.

Wellness Month
Tuesday, January 5 2021

The beginning of the year is a great time to think about resetting and recharging mentally and physically (especially after 2020). Looking for ideas? This month, PHL will share tips and health hacks to use when traveling or when planning for future travel.

Private Collections, Personal Obessions
Wednesday, December 30 2020

Almost everyone collects something. Some collections are worth millions of dollars, while the sentimental value of others make the contents priceless. “Private Collections: Personal Obsessions.”, a new PHL art exhibit located in Terminal D, features a sampling of treasures from Philadelphia-area residents and members of the airport community—ranging from the everyday to the unusual.  

christmas 2020
Tuesday, December 22 2020

PHL Lost and Found
Friday, December 11 2020

“If I ever lose my mind, I hope some honest person will find it and take it to the lost and found,” – George Carlin.

Symone Salib- Art Program
Tuesday, December 1 2020

Since its beginning in 1998, PHL’s Airport Art Program has created a unique Philadelphia experience for guests and provided regional artists with the opportunity to showcase their work to the millions of travelers that pass through the airport’s terminals every year.

thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 24 2020

BOF Group Shot
Tuesday, October 13 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) recently hosted its Business Opportunity Forum (BOF), the airport's signature yearly event that gives representatives of large, small, minority-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises and organizations the opportunity to learn about the state of the airport and future contracting opportunities, and to network with peers, resource partners, and airport leaders.

Hand sanitizer unit
Monday, October 5 2020

PHL’s online map does more than help guests navigate their way through the terminals to their gates. The recently updated tool now highlights the location of touchless health amenities throughout the airport, including hand sanitizing stations and water bottle refilling stations.  

#MaskUp Pins
Tuesday, September 29 2020

There are many ways to wear a face mask — under the chin, under the nose or hanging from an ear, for instance. But only the correct way — over the mouth and nose — helps protect others from illness and earns PHL airport employees special rewards. 

Physical Distancing Seating Area
Tuesday, August 4 2020

Navigating the physically distanced world is a learning process, not only for the public remembering to keep six feet apart, but also for facilities setting up stanchions and barriers to keep patrons safely spaced. At PHL, that means making changes in real time.

Welcome Back Casey and Child
Tuesday, July 28 2020

Visits by members of the PHL Wagging Tail Brigade have been a highlight for airport guests and employees since the furry volunteers and their owners joined the PHL team in April 2019. When stay-at-home orders were put in place in March, the Wagging Tails Brigade’s visits were put on temporary hiatus—making it a “ruff” few months for those that looked forward to seeing their canine friends in the terminals and for the dogs

ADA 30th Anniversary
Friday, July 24 2020

Moving sidewalks, shuttle vehicles, kiosks and high contrast captioning communication make all our airport experiences easier, especially people with disabilities.  

Happy Anniversary
Saturday, June 20 2020

The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation observes two anniversaries during the last days of June: Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) 80th on June 20 and Northeast Philadelphia Airport’s (PNE) 75th on June 26.  

Monday, May 18 2020

PHL generates $16.8 billion in spending annually and supports more than 106,000 full-time jobs for the 11-county Philadelphia metropolitan statistical area. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of workers have been furloughed. Many of these workers are airline employees, airport contractors, and concessions employees.    

MarketPlace Distancing
Monday, May 4 2020

When the public is ready to fly again, travelers will encounter a new airport experience, from the time they enter the building until boarding their planes.

Annual Report 2020
Thursday, April 23 2020

PHL entered 2020 on a high, having welcomed a record number of passengers in 2019 and anticipating continued growth and the launch of new routes by airline partners in the new year.  What a difference just a few months make.

Friday, January 31 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is committed to making sure our travelers feel safe and worry free while visiting PHL and that our services are reliable and efficient. With recent upgrades to our baggage handling system completed, the Terminal A West Sector 3 Check