What Are Some Airports in Pennsylvania?


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Some of the major airports in Pennsylvania include Pittsburgh International in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia International in Philadelphia, and Harrisburg International at Harrisburg. Regional airport options include DuBois Airport in DuBois and Bradford Airport in Bradford, both gateways to the Allegheny National Forest.

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What Are Some Airports in Pennsylvania?
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Pittsburgh International Airport, with airport code PIT, is in the western end of the state. Pittsburgh has one terminal with four sections connecting to a center air mall that offers shops, restaurants and services. A people mover connects the mezzanine and the ticket counters, in a separate building, to the terminal. Art is prominently displayed throughout the airport.

Philadelphia International Airport, code PHL, is on the eastern end of the state, bordering New Jersey. It has seven terminals and a shuttle to convey passengers between them. More than 160 shops and eateries are on site, including a collection called the Philadelphia Market Place that looks more like a shopping mall. A children's play area, complete with a kid-size jumbo jet mock-up, is located in Terminal A-East. Next door is the Ready for Takeoff exhibit that teaches kids about aviation. Free wireless Internet is available throughout PHL.

Harrisburg International Airport, code MDT, is in south-central Pennsylvania. It has one two-storey terminal with ticketing and baggage on the first floor. Passengers pass through security before entering the second floor, which is where the gates and most of the services and shops are located. The airport is on the small side, but major international carriers include Air Canada, American, Delta and United.

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