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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 <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
09L/27R 2896 m9,501.312 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
09R/27L 3202 m10,505.249 ft <br /> 61 m200.131 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
17/35 1664 m5,459.318 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KPHL 271054Z 31013KT 10SM FEW055 BKN090 BKN110 14/11 A2959 RMK AO2 SLP019 T01390111
Station Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport
Date/Time 27 October 2021 10:54:00
Wind direction 310°
Wind speed 13 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 13.9°C
Dew point 11.1°C
Humidity 83%
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.)