Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal Plan

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Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal Plan

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00611
Title: Philadelphia International Airport - Terminal Plan
Creation Date: 8/25/1953
Historic Street Address: 8000 Essington Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located in Box: Aeronautics / African Americans, Folder: Aeronautics

Philadelphia airport formed in 1925 to train aviators of the Pennsylvania National Guard. In 1930 the city purchased adjoining land for Airport expansion. Expansion and the construction of the building and landing field began in 1937. Construction began in 1950 on a new terminal building, which was completed December 15, 1953.

Terminal design by architects Carroll, Grisdale & Van Alen (1946-73)

Gift of the City of Philadelphia, Department of Commerce - Division of Aviation

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.249460
Geocode Latitude:39.875015

Creator Name: Carroll, Grisdale & Van Alen - Architect