Philadelphia is served by Philadelphia International Airport
. There are accessible restrooms and companion care restrooms situated next to most of the restrooms throughout the airport.
All pay telephones are hearing aid-compatible and have volume controls. The Airport has installed 171, large, easy-to-read LCD monitors throughout the terminals that visually convey information broadcast over the public address system. Callers wishing to page someone in the Airport can call (215) 937-6937 (TDD/TTY: 215-937-6755), or 6937 from a white courtesy phone inside the Airport. There are Service Animal Relief Areas (“Pet Ports”) located in every terminal, as well as outside the airport on the Departing Flights road and outside the bag claim building.
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the Getting Around PHL guide. SEPTA
(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) is the best option for traveling between Philadelphia International Airport and Center City. The journey takes about 25 minutes with one intermediate stop. All stations served by the Airport Line are wheelchair-accessible. There are a number of taxi companies offering wheelchair-accessible cabs including Freedom Taxi
The city’s public transportation system is mostly (but not entirely) wheelchair-accessible. While the subway and the train cars are accessible, not all of the stations are, so check before you travel. All city buses are wheelchair-accessible, with lowered floors and wheelchair ramps or straps. The trolley system, which is often called the Green Line, is not accessible at all. The Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop
is a cheap and easy way to get to all the main tourist destinations. The loop has 22 stops in Center City. Users can take individual rides or purchase and all-day pass. The PHLASH is wheelchair accessible.