The ultimate guide to the Philadelphia International Airport

By Melissa Romero for Curbed Philadelphia If you have somehow managed to avoid flying out of or into the Philadelphia International Airport, color us impressed.

It’s the only international airport that serves Philly and the region, and has grown from flying 14,000 passengers a year in the 1940s to 30 million today.

But as anyone can attest to, traveling is more often than not a pretty stressful and exhausting experience, which means an airport experience can make or break one’s impression of an entire place. Like any airport, The Philadelphia International Airport leaves much to be desired, but with ongoing improvements and another $900 million of upgrades on the way, things are looking up for this South Philly transit hub.

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a newbie, this guide—covering how to get there, where to stay and eat, and survival tips—will help you navigate the airport with minimal stress.

Read More