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PHL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PHL / KPHL
Airport Name: Philadelphia International Airport
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°52'18"N by 75°14'27"W
Area Served: Delaware Valley
Operator/Owner: City of Philadelphia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 36 feet (11 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Philadelphia International Airport (PHL):

  • SEPTA operates regional rail service between the airport and Center City Philadelphia via the Airport Line with stops at University City, Amtrak's 30th Street, Suburban, and Market East Stations.
  • Today Philadelphia International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and among the fastest growing in the United States.
  • The furthest airport from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,734 miles (18,884 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has 4 runways.
  • Because of Philadelphia International Airport's relatively low elevation of 36 feet, planes can take off or land at Philadelphia International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The second study, the PHL Capacity Enhancement Program has a much larger scope and is considering more drastic ways to increase runway capacity at PHL.
  • The closest airport to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field (PSQ), which is located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) WSW of PHL.
  • During 1945 the Air Force reduced its use of the airport and it was returned to civil control that September.

Map of Nearest Airports from Philadelphia International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Philadelphia International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
13.22 miles (5.18 km) WSWPhiladelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field (PSQ)Essington, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field on a map Set PSQ as destination Airport Get more information about Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field
218.39 miles (29.60 km) NWings Field (BBX)Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Wings Field on a map Set BBX as destination Airport Get more information about Wings Field
318.96 miles (30.52 km) NENortheast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Northeast Philadelphia Airport on a map Set PNE as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Philadelphia Airport
419.81 miles (31.89 km) WNWBrandywine Airport (OQN)West Chester, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Brandywine Airport on a map Set OQN as destination Airport Get more information about Brandywine Airport
521.51 miles (34.62 km) ENESouth Jersey Regional Airport (LLY)Mount Holly, New Jersey, United StatesView South Jersey Regional Airport on a map Set LLY as destination Airport Get more information about South Jersey Regional Airport
623.18 miles (37.30 km) NNENAS JRB Willow Grove (NXX)Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, United StatesView NAS JRB Willow Grove on a map Set NXX as destination Airport Get more information about NAS JRB Willow Grove
723.56 miles (37.92 km) SWWilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport (ILG)Wilmington, Delaware, United StatesView Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport on a map Set ILG as destination Airport Get more information about Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport
830.38 miles (48.90 km) NNWHeritage Field (PTW)Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Heritage Field on a map Set PTW as destination Airport Get more information about Heritage Field
932.48 miles (52.27 km) NDoylestown Airport (DYL)Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Doylestown Airport on a map Set DYL as destination Airport Get more information about Doylestown Airport
1033.90 miles (54.56 km) WNWChester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport on a map Set CTH as destination Airport Get more information about Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport
1135.80 miles (57.62 km) ENEMcGuire AFB (WRI)Wrightstown, New Jersey, United StatesView McGuire AFB on a map Set WRI as destination Airport Get more information about McGuire AFB
1235.97 miles (57.88 km) NETrenton-Mercer Airport (TTN)Trenton, New Jersey, United StatesView Trenton-Mercer Airport on a map Set TTN as destination Airport Get more information about Trenton-Mercer Airport
1335.98 miles (57.90 km) SSEMillville Municipal Airport (MIV)Millville, New Jersey, United StatesView Millville Municipal Airport on a map Set MIV as destination Airport Get more information about Millville Municipal Airport
1439.69 miles (63.87 km) NQuakertown Airport (UKT)Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Quakertown Airport on a map Set UKT as destination Airport Get more information about Quakertown Airport
1545.46 miles (73.16 km) SEAtlantic City International Airport (ACY)Atlantic City, New Jersey, United StatesView Atlantic City International Airport on a map Set ACY as destination Airport Get more information about Atlantic City International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Philadelphia International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Philadelphia International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,734.02 miles (18,884.02 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,710.07 miles (18,845.48 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,700.29 miles (18,829.74 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,684.19 miles (18,803.84 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,644.81 miles (18,740.45 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,626.12 miles (18,710.39 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
711,616.28 miles (18,694.54 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,606.72 miles (18,679.15 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
911,605.10 miles (18,676.55 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,557.20 miles (18,599.47 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,485.41 miles (18,483.92 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,461.50 miles (18,445.46 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,439.24 miles (18,409.63 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,435.24 miles (18,403.19 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1511,402.47 miles (18,350.45 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport