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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):

  • Philadelphia International Airport, often referred to just by its airport code PHL, is a major airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and is the largest airport in the Delaware Valley region and in the state.
  • During World War II the United States Army Air Forces used the airport as a First Air Force training airfield.
  • 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 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.
  • US Airways became the dominant carrier at PHL during the 1980s and 1990s and shifted most of its hub operations from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in 2003.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has 4 runways.
  • Rental cars are available through a number of companies.
  • 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.
  • By 2005, there were two studies which dealt with expanding runway capacity at PHL airport.

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 View satellite image of Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field 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 View satellite image of Wings Field 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 View satellite image of Northeast Philadelphia Airport 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 View satellite image of Brandywine Airport 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 View satellite image of South Jersey Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of NAS JRB Willow Grove 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 View satellite image of Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Heritage Field 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 View satellite image of Doylestown Airport 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 View satellite image of Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport 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 View satellite image of McGuire AFB 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 View satellite image of Trenton-Mercer Airport 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 View satellite image of Millville Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of Quakertown Airport 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 View satellite image of Atlantic City International Airport 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 View satellite image of Margaret River Airport 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 View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Manjimup Airport 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 View satellite image of Bunbury Airport 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 View satellite image of Albany Airport 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 View satellite image of Rottnest Airport 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 View satellite image of Jandakot Airport 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 View satellite image of Katanning Airport 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 View satellite image of Perth Airport 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 View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport 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 View satellite image of Geraldton Airport 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 View satellite image of Morawa Airport 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 View satellite image of Mullewa Airport 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 View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport 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 View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport