Philadelphia International Airport Departures (PHL)

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located to the southwest of downtown Philadelphia, and is the busiest airport in the state of Pennsylvania. It has passenger traffic that exceeds thirty million every year, and is therefore also one of the busiest airports in the United States of America. Philadelphia International Airport departures are offered by twenty-nine airline companies to local and international destinations. About 4.3 million of the airport’s passengers travel on international flights. This American airport is well equipped for all its passengers, and is accessible by several forms of ground transportation.

PHL is the only major airport serving one of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.A, although it does have a reliever airport known as the Northeast Philadelphia Airport. It is owned and operated by the City of Philadelphia, and is about seven miles from the city centre. This large airport is also considered as one of the main economic hubs for the region, generating in excess of $14.4 billion. It is used as a hub location for US Airways and UPS Airways. It is the third largest hub for US Airways, and this airline company occupies two of the airport’s terminals (B and C). Departures handled by US Airways fly to many local cities, such as Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Houston and Phoenix, as well as to international destinations, such as Amsterdam, Munich, Madrid, Manchester, Frankfurt, Rome, Tel Aviv, Paris and London.

The airport consists of seven terminals for passengers facilities, all referred to by letters of the alphabet. Terminals B and C are for US Airways’ domestic departures, and were recently renovated at a cost of $135 million. Both terminals have sixteen gates and modern facilities. Between these two terminals as well, there is a large area known as the Philadelphia Marketplace, where many of the airport’s shops and restaurants can be found. It is the ideal location to spend some time whilst waiting for a departure flight. There are more than 160 national and local retailers and eateries available for passengers and visitors of PHL. A few of these stores include The Gap, Brooks Brothers, Pennsylvania Market, Philadelphia’s Famous Chickie’s and Pete’s, Au Bon Pain and Legal Sea Foods. There are free Wi-Fi connections throughout all the airport terminals as well.

The international flights of the airport depart from Terminal A-West. It is one of the newest airport buildings, having been completed in 2003, and offers passengers a wide range of facilities. It has thirteen gates and is home to the airline companies of British Airways, Lufthansa, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines and US Airways. US Airways has a few domestic flights from this terminal as well. Flights to and from Canada don’t use this terminal, as they are considered as domestic. Many of Canada’s main airports have US border preclearance facilities. The top international destinations served from Philadelphia Airport include Frankfurt, London, Cancun, Toronto, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Manchester. Terminal A-East was the former international terminal, and holds thirteen gates. American Airlines and American Eagle are present at this terminal.

The Terminals D, E and F are the other three main buildings for domestic departures, and are served by a number of airline companies, although US Airways Express dominates Terminal F, with flights to Cleveland, Indianapolis, Newark, Washington, Long Island, Louisville, Kansas City, Boston, Charlotte, Atlanta and many other destinations. The airline companies of Terminals D and E include Virgin America, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, AirTran Airways and Air Canada. The busiest domestic routes from Philadelphia are to Atlanta, Chicago, Orlando, Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte, Phoenix, Denver and Los Angeles. Both Terminals D and E were upgraded in 2008, and now have a connecting concourse with passenger facilities. The Philadelphia Marketplace can be reached through a post-security walkway from Terminal D. There are sixteen gates in this terminal, seventeen in Terminal E and thirty-nine in Terminal F. Terminal D also features the Aviation Play Station for the amusement of the younger generation.

The majority of the airport terminals are connected by moving walkways and conventional walkways, however, there is a shuttle service between Terminal F and the Terminals A, B and C, as this terminal is located at a further distance from the rest of the airport’s facilities. The shuttles are available on the secure-side of the airport, and are free of charge. All areas of the airport are accessible to disabled passengers. Wheelchairs and further assistance can be arranged from the airline company concerned, and suitable restroom facilities are found throughout the terminal buildings.

At the airport, departing passengers should ensure that they have all the necessary documents to check-in for their flight, which will include a government-issued ID. Passengers over the age of eighteen will need a photo ID. International passengers will need to show a passport document that is not expired. For domestic flights, passengers should arrive two hours in advance, and for international departures, about three hours in advance. Extra time should also be allowed if travelling with small children, a person with reduced mobility challenges or if any other special services are required. Always inform your airline company if you are flying with an infant, or if there will be an unaccompanied minor onboard. Keep in mind that the regulations surrounding the carrying of liquids in hand luggage are applicable to passengers.

Getting to the airport is quite simple. The Interstate 95 is the main access road for vehicles, and there are parking garages for each of the terminal buildings, as well as an Economy Car Park. Public buses and trains serve the airport, and various private shuttle services can be arranged. A taxi is always a convenient form of transport as well.

Further details regarding Philadelphia International departure flights can be viewed online, or the airport can be contacted at 215-937-6937.

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Airline Flight No. Scheduled Actual Status
Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines DL2337 (+4) 09:30 Scheduled
Chicago (MDW) Southwest Airlines WN2152 09:30 Scheduled
Punta Cana (PUJ) Spirit Airlines NK2163 09:35 Scheduled
San Antonio (SAT) American Airlines AA2058 09:37 Scheduled
Norfolk (ORF) American Eagle AA5799 (+1) 09:40 Scheduled
Miami (MIA) Frontier F91203 (+1) 09:43 Scheduled
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) American Airlines AA1380 (+1) 09:45 Scheduled
Denver (DEN) United Airlines UA347 (+1) 10:00 Scheduled
Cancun (CUN) Spirit Airlines NK1008 10:00 Scheduled
Montreal (YUL) Air Canada Express AC8858 (+1) 10:05 Scheduled
Sarasota (SRQ) Frontier F91781 10:05 Scheduled
Boston (BOS) Frontier F92168 10:20 Scheduled
Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL1681 (+6) 10:21 Scheduled
New York (LGA) American Eagle AA4374 10:30 Scheduled
Burlington (BTV) American Eagle AA5868 (+1) 10:30 Scheduled
Nassau (NAS) American Airlines AA2109 10:30 Scheduled
Bermuda (BDA) American Airlines AA825 10:30 Scheduled
Indianapolis (IND) American Airlines AA2695 10:30 Scheduled
Altoona (AOO) Contour Aviation LF3924 10:30 Scheduled
Traverse City (TVC) American Eagle AA4411 10:30 Scheduled
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) NetJets EJA559 10:30 Scheduled
Kansas City (MCI) American Airlines AA1720 10:31 Scheduled
Columbus (CMH) American Airlines AA2137 10:33 Scheduled
Rochester (ROC) American Eagle AA5813 (+1) 10:33 Scheduled
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) American Airlines AA2781 10:35 Scheduled
Buffalo (BUF) American Airlines AA2602 (+1) 10:35 Scheduled
Charlotte (CLT) American Airlines AA847 10:35 Scheduled
Columbia (CAE) American Eagle AA6184 (+1) 10:35 Scheduled
Washington (DCA) American Eagle AA4541 10:39 Scheduled
Atlantic City (ACY) American Airlines AA6588 10:40 Scheduled
St. Louis (STL) American Airlines AA2275 10:40 Scheduled
Syracuse (SYR) American Eagle AA5730 (+1) 10:40 Scheduled
Chicago (ORD) American Airlines AA1959 (+1) 10:40 Scheduled
Providence (PVD) American Eagle AA5015 (+1) 10:40 Scheduled
Boston (BOS) Delta Connection DL5711 (+4) 10:41 Scheduled
Bangor (BGR) American Eagle AA5348 (+1) 10:42 Scheduled
Boston (BOS) American Airlines AA632 (+1) 10:45 09:31 En-Route
Nashville (BNA) American Eagle AA4413 10:46 Scheduled
Cancun (CUN) American Airlines AA805 (+1) 10:46 Scheduled
Charleston (CHS) American Airlines AA2399 10:48 Scheduled
New Orleans (MSY) American Eagle AA5081 10:50 Scheduled
Pittsburgh (PIT) American Eagle AA5032 (+2) 10:51 Scheduled
Halifax (YHZ) American Airlines AA2252 (+1) 10:51 Scheduled
Fort Myers (RSW) American Airlines AA487 10:52 Scheduled
Dallas (DFW) American Airlines AA2127 (+1) 10:53 Scheduled
Albany (ALB) American Eagle AA5699 (+1) 10:55 Scheduled
Los Angeles (LAX) American Airlines AA1609 (+1) 10:55 Scheduled
Windsor Locks (BDL) American Eagle AA5724 (+1) 10:55 Scheduled
Santo Domingo (SDQ) Frontier F9181 10:55 Scheduled
Phoenix (PHX) American Airlines AA478 10:55 Scheduled
Minneapolis (MSP) American Airlines AA2717 11:00 Scheduled
Manchester (MHT) American Eagle AA5787 (+1) 11:00 Scheduled
West Palm Beach (PBI) American Airlines AA2227 (+2) 11:00 Scheduled
Portland (PWM) American Eagle AA5357 11:02 Scheduled
Miami (MIA) American Airlines AA438 (+3) 11:03 Scheduled
Milwaukee (MKE) American Eagle AA6028 11:05 Scheduled
Orlando (MCO) American Airlines AA2234 (+1) 11:06 Scheduled
Orlando (MCO) Southwest Airlines WN4515 11:10 Scheduled
Memphis (MEM) American Eagle AA5206 (+1) 11:12 Scheduled
Toronto (YYZ) Air Canada Express AC8931 (+2) 11:15 Scheduled
Myrtle Beach (MYR) Frontier F94947 11:21 Scheduled
Denver (DEN) American Airlines AA2491 11:30 Scheduled
Minneapolis (MSP) Delta Air Lines DL2688 (+3) 11:31 Scheduled
Atlanta (ATL) Frontier F91003 11:33 Scheduled
Tampa (TPA) American Airlines AA2332 (+1) 11:34 Scheduled
Chicago (ORD) United Airlines UA1349 (+4) 11:35 Scheduled
Orlando (MCO) Frontier F91807 (+1) 11:39 Scheduled
Blountville (TRI) NetJets EJA777 11:39 Scheduled
Milwaukee (MKE) Frontier F92077 11:40 Scheduled
Charlotte (CLT) American Airlines AA2908 11:48 Scheduled
Chicago (ORD) American Airlines AA2777 (+2) 12:00 Scheduled
Butler (BTP) NetJets EJA777 12:00 Scheduled
Atlanta (ATL) American Airlines AA2796 (+1) 12:07 Scheduled
Austin (AUS) American Airlines AA806 12:08 Scheduled
Chicago (MDW) Southwest Airlines WN806 12:10 Scheduled
State College (SCE) American Eagle AA5978 12:17 Scheduled
Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines DL2189 (+4) 12:28 Scheduled
Houston (IAH) United Airlines UA1743 (+2) 12:45 Scheduled
Dallas (DFW) American Airlines AA856 (+2) 13:00 Scheduled
Atlanta (ATL) Delta Air Lines DL2724 (+6) 13:09 Scheduled
Indianapolis (IND) American Airlines AA131 13:19 Scheduled
Grand Rapids (GRR) American Eagle AA5729 13:20 Scheduled
Louisville (SDF) American Eagle AA5450 13:21 Scheduled

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