PHL Philadelphia International Airport

Moving the Capital Development Project Forward

We are hard at work each day with our partners to proudly transform our airfields and terminals. Visit us here often to learn more about the projects and see the progress.

Project name Date
Terrazzo Flooring Rehabilitation Project March 2019 Details

PHL’s terrazzo flooring is one of the first things passengers set foot upon when entering the airport complex. However, the terrazzo flooring in areas throughout PHL was aging and in need of repair or replacement. However, the terrazzo flooring in areas throughout PHL was aging and in need of repair or replacement.

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PNE Airport Improvement Projects February 2019 Details

As part of the ongoing Capital Development Program (CDP), $1.1 million has been allocated to PNE for needed improvements to the airfield and exterior infrastructure of the airport. The work, which began in October 2018 with target completion date of April 2019

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Liberty USO Relocation and Renovation Project January 2019 Details

In May 2018, the United Service Organizations (USO) of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey unveiled its new Liberty USO Center in PHL’s Terminal E. Operated by 250 volunteers, Liberty USO provides support, comfort, morale and recreational services to service members and their families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (including holidays). The previous space, which was designed eight years ago, was in need of redesign and expansion to better meet the needs of staff and the 85,000 visitors it served each year.

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Chellie’s Podcast: CDP Update October 2018 Details

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Stage 1 Airfield Improvements August 2018 Details

PHL contractors are currently engaged in the second and third phases of a multi-phase project to construct a 1500-ft. extension of Runway 27L and to reconfigure associated taxiways. The project has involved critical enabling work, including realignment of Taxiway H, per new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policy, and relocation of a localizer system for Runway 9R that provides navigational aid to aircraft making landings at PHL. It is anticipated that the runway extension will be completed in the summer of 2018, with all remaining taxiway improvements completed in the spring of 2019.

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New Truck-Based Deicing Facility March 2018 Details

PHL recently completed a project to modernize the Central Deicing Facility (CDF), which centered on upgrading the existing facility to industry-level standards. The CDF is located on 35 acres at the western border of the Airport, adjacent to Cargo City. In the midst of a season marked by frequent freezing temperatures and winter precipitation, the upgrade is particularly welcome; as of February 7, 2018

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