Airfield skyline
Tuesday, June 8 2021
Elena Fisher, PP, AICP, City Planner II, PHL
Elena Fisher, Division of Aviation, Planner

Late last summer, the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, which operates Ph

Image of Electric Ground Support Equipment (eGSE) Charging Station
Thursday, September 17 2020

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) was recently awarded a $1 million Voluntary Airport Low Emission Program (VALE) grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to install 13 Electric Ground Support Equipment (eGSE) Charging Stations in Terminal E and Cargo City.

Tuesday, August 18 2020

In 2019, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) conducted a Climate Vulnerability Assessment (CVA) to better understand and prepare for the impacts of climate change on the airport’s employees, guests, services, surrounding communities, facilities, and assets.

Image of noise monitor
Tuesday, June 30 2020

It is an almost universal picture: a young child pointing at the sky as an airplane flies by. But, as we grow older, that sound that once delighted us is now unwanted and even annoying. This nuisance can be especially bothersome if you live near an airport.

Sustainability Report 2019's cover
Monday, June 22 2020

2019 was a busy year for Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport’s Sustainability Program. We continued our focus on the areas of Recycling, Energy, Noise, Emissions, and Water (RENEW); consulted our cross-disciplinary Sustainability Committee; and frequently engaged with stakeholders.

Earth Day 2020
Wednesday, April 22 2020

“The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.” - Ernest Hemingway 

Liquid Collection Unit
Friday, April 17 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a noticeable environmental impact at Philadelphia International Airport and around the world, but passengers flying out of PHL will notice the airport’s commitment to sustainability continues.