Pennsylvania International and Major Airports

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Allentown -  Lehigh Valley Intl. Airport ABE

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Dubois - Jefferson County Airport DUJ
Harrisburg International Airport MDT
Johnstown - Cambria County Airport JST
Lancaster Airport LNS
Pittsburg International PIT
Philadelphia International Airport PHL
Reading Regional Airport RDG
University Park Airport UNV
Westmoreland Co. - Arnold Palmer Reg. Airport LBE
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport AVP
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There are 139 airports in Pennsylvania that the public can use. The airports in Pennsylvania have world-class standards. The airports in Pennsylvania provide one of the best experiences in flying.

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  • The international airports in Pennsylvania are Lehigh International Airport at Allentown, Erie International Airport at Erie, Harrisburg International Airport at Harrisburg, Philadelphia International Airport at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh International Airport at Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport at Wilkes-Barre.

    Philadelphia International Airport

    Philadelphia International Airport Photo by Envision Consultants
    Philadelphia International Airport(PHL), often just called by its IATA code PHL, is the primary airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is the largest airport in the Delaware Valley region and in the state PHL major international hub for American and a regional cargo hub for UPS Airlines. Philadelphia International Airport is also a focus city for ultra low-cost airline Frontier Airlines.

    The Philadelphia International Airport is the 9 th busiest airport in the world. The Philadelphia Marketplace Food, Shops and services at the airport has a mind-boggling number of eateries, retail stores that sell everything that one can think of and a number of newsstands. The airport has a friendly customer service and is disabled-friendly. There are almost 50 airlines serving this airport. Some of these airlines are American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Air France, Air India, Lufthansa, KLM, Korean Air, Japan Airlines, Thai Air, British Airways, Kiwi Airlines, Lacsa, Pro Air Inc., Kenya Air, Eastwind Airlines Inc., Swissair, TACA, Singapore Airlines, Air Jam and South African Airlines.  - List of US Airlines

    Pittsburgh International Airport

    Pittsburgh International Airport Photo by Fortune
    Pittsburgh International Airport(PIT), previously the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, is a civil–military international airport located, in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is situated in Findlay and Moon townships of Allegheny County, about twenty miles west of downtown Pittsburgh, at an approximate elevation of 1,200 feet above sea level.

    The Pittsburgh International Airport has been ranked as being amongst the top three airports in the world in terms of its excellent customer oriented services. It receives more than ten million passengers annually. The airport has many retail stores selling various goods. There are also numerous eateries, news and gifts shops, ATMs and foreign currency exchange. The airport is also disabled-friendly. To make traveling from one concourse to another easy, the airport has a train facility too.

    Some of the airlines serving at this airport are Northwest Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airlines, Continental Airlines, United Airlines, Air Tran Airways and USA 3000.  - List of US Airlines

    Harrisburg International Airport

    Harrisburg International Airport
    Harrisburg International Airport(MDT) is a public airport in Lower Swatara Township, Pennsylvania, located nine miles southeast of Harrisburg. The airport is owned by the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority.

    The airport code MDT refers to Middletown, a suburb of Harrisburg which is the airport's mailing address. Planes landing at MDT from the south are often routed near Three Mile Island a few miles from the airport.

    The Airport includes 680 acres at an elevation of 310 feet. There is a single asphalt runway, 13/31, 10,001 by 200 feet.

    Runway 13 features a CAT III approach allowing operations as low as 600 feet Runway Visual Range. There is also a Surface Movement Guidance Control System (SMGCS) that provides for aircraft and vehicle ground movements during reduced visibility (at less than 1,200 feet, RVR down to 600 feet RVR).

    The airfield also features a 140-foot control tower and associated approach control manned and operated by FAA air traffic controllers.

    Lehigh Valley International Airport

    Lehigh Valley International Airport Image by Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects
    Lehigh Valley International Airport(ABE) (previously Allentown–Bethlehem–Easton International Airport) is a public airport located in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Portions of the airport are in Catasauqua and Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. It is situated three miles  northeast of Allentown, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, the third most-populous metropolitan region in the state (right after Philadelphia and Pittsburgh).  - List of US Airlines

    The airport includes 2,278 acres at an elevation of 393 feet. There are two asphalt runways:

    • Runway 6/24 is 7,599 by 150 feet.
    • Runway 13/31 is 5,800 by 150 feet.

    There are has nine passenger gates and six holding spots for cargo aircraft. Boeing 757 cargo aircraft mostly fly in and out of the airport for FedEx plus there are Amazon Prime Air Boeing 767s.

    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Photo by Vasiliy Meshko
    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport(AVP) is for the most part in Pittston Township, Pennsylvania, although it spans the border between Luzerne County and Lackawanna County. The airport is owned and operated jointly between the two counties, and it is approximately seven miles away from Scranton and eight miles away from Wilkes-Barre. It is the fifth largest airport in Pennsylvania gauged by passenger boarding and labels itself "your gateway to Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Pocono Mountains". This is the principal airport of Northeast/Northeast Central PA and of the Wyoming Valley.

    The airport consists of 910 acres and there are two asphalt runways:

    • Runway 4/22 is 7,501 × 150 feet.
    • 10/28 is 4,300 × 150 feet.

    Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

    Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Photo by Brian Naylor /NPR
    Arnold Palmer Regional Airport(LBE) is a public airport situated in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, just two miles southwest of Latrobe and around 33 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. It is owned by the Westmoreland County Airport Authority and was previously called "Westmoreland County Airport."

    The airport consists of 945 acres at an elevation of 1,199 feet. There is a single active asphalt runway:

    • Runway 6/24 is 8,222 by 100 feet.
    • Runway 3/21 is closed indefinitely; it was 3,609 by 75 feet.

    University Park Airport

    University Park Airport
    University Park Airport(UNV) is a public airport located in Benner Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. The airport serves the towns of State College and Bellefonte, and the surrounding area. UNV includes 1,091 acres and has but one runway. The airport is owned by The Pennsylvania State University, however the commercial terminal building and parking areas are owned and operated by the Centre County Airport Authority. It is currently served by United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines, connecting to hubs in the Northeast and Midwest.

    Construction on the airport's new control tower was completed in early August 2011 and the Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) became operational on September 1, 2011 and is operated by Midwest Air Traffic Control under the Federal Contract Tower Program.

    Erie International Airport

    Erie International Airport
    Erie International Airport Tom Ridge Field(ERI) is a public airport located five miles southwest of Erie, in Erie County. Airline service at Erie has stiff competition from the Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Toronto airports, all within three hours of Erie by car. In 2004 Erie was the third fastest growing airport in the US, and the fastest growing airport in Pennsylvania. It is situated 128 miles from Pittsburgh, 111 miles from the Canada–US border, and 95 miles from Cleveland, Ohio and 105 miles (169 km) from Buffalo, New York.  - List of US Airlines

    Erie International/Tom Ridge Field consists of 450 acres and there are two runways:

    • Runway 2/20 is 3,508 × 150 feet, the surface is Asphalt
    • Runway 6/24 is 8,420 × 150 feet, the surface is Asphalt/Concrete

    Williamsport Regional Airport

    Williamsport Regional Airport Photo by Kathryn's Report
    Williamsport Regional Airport(IPT) is the main public towered commercial airport that serves Williamsport, Pennsylvania and the surrounding area with a population of around 200,000. The airport serves about 40,000 passengers annually. It is situated five miles east of Williamsport, in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. IPT is owned by the Williamsport Municipal Airport Authority.  - List of US Airlines

    The airport has two runways 9/27 and 12/30 both being Asphalt surfaced

    One can book the tickets of the afore mentioned airlines online. Some of the airlines also offer special fares and discounts for booking their tickets online.

    Other Important Airports in Pennsylvania

    Allegheny County Airport, Altoona, Bradford, Northeast Philidelphia, Franklin, Du Boise, Reading, Lancaster, and Johnstown,  

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