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Philadelphia International Airport

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KPHL
Airport
ICAO: KPHL
Summary
Name Philadelphia International Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Serving
Coordinates 39° 52' 23.86" N, 75° 14' 18.38" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 1524 m5,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
09L/27R 2896 m9,501.312 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
09R/27L 3202 m10,505.249 ft
61 m200.131 ft
ASP yes/yes
17/35 1664 m5,459.318 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KPHL 170554Z 36009KT 10SM CLR 00/M09 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP182 T00001094 10044 21006 51017 $
Station Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport
Date/Time 17 February 2019 05:54:00
Wind direction 360°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature 0°C
Dew point
Humidity 49%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

LOS
Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation

Philadelphia International Airport

ICAO: KPHL IATA: PHL

Description

Large international airport 5nm south of central Philadelphia.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KPHL

  • DC87, Philadelphia USA, 2006 (On 7 February 2006, towards the end of a flight to Philadelphia, the crew of a DC8-71F detected possible signs of a fire and eventually a system warning confirming that a fire may be developing in part of the main deck cargo. During the subsequent landing, thick black smoke entered the flight deck and an emergency evacuation was performed immediately after the aircraft stopped. Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the aircraft was subsequently destroyed by fire which the Investigation traced to containers which it was suspected but not proved had been loaded with goods which included lithium batteries.)