Philadelphia airport is located around 5 miles southwest of the centre of Philadelphia alongside the Delaware River. The airport is one of US Airways? main hubs, and handles around 30 million passengers each year. The airport currently has 6 Terminal buildings, however a major redevelopment programme at the airport will see a major change in which these 5 buildings will be replaced by just two much larger Terminal s over the next 5 years.
Philadelphia itself is a sprawling city, and although there is limited public transportation available, most visitors find that it makes more sense to rent a car for the duration of their stay in the city. By comparing prices between the different hire companies in advance of travel to Philadelphia, you can normally find cheaper prices for your car hire ? especially if you want to rent a larger vehicle, as prices for these typically differ quite a bit between the various rental companies.
Although there are 6 Terminal buildings at Philadelphia Airport, all of the car rental offices are located in a single location. Once you have reclaimed your baggage on arrival in the airport, you should make your way to zone 2 between the Terminal buildings. Here you will find the car rental area where there are offices for the different companies who operate at the airport, you can choose from Dollar, Budget , Alamo, Avis, Enterprise , National and Hertz. If you need assistance, each rental company has an information phone by baggage reclaim.
From the centre of Philadelphia, you should head east towards the Delaware River where you meet the I95. Take the I95 south for 5 miles following the river, and this will bring you directly to the airport. From upstate Pennsylvania, you should head south towards Norristown on the I476 where you change onto the I76 following the signs for Philadelphia. The airport is reached by following the I76 around the west of the city.
Most information about Philadelphia Airport can be found via the website at phl.org, including up to date flight information and important airport news. If you have a request in advance of travelling from Philadelphia, then you can contact the airport customer service via email to email@example.com. The airport also has a customer service telephone service available at 215-937-6937.
Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania 19153, USA
Ph: 215 937 6937 or visit: www.phl.org