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About Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

Pittsburgh International Airport is the main airport serving Pittsburgh in the US state of Pennsylvania. A useful resource for travellers, our Pittsburgh International Airport guide offers a wealth of information about the facility, including details of terminal services, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.


Airport information desks (tel: +1 412 472 3525) can be found in the central areas of both terminals. Airport Ambassadors, volunteers from the local area, are also on hand to provide assistance and information to passengers.


Driving directions:

From central Pittsburgh, drive through Fort Pitt Tunnel, and then head northwest along Interstate 376 (Airport Expressway). The airport is accessible from junction 53; follow Airport Boulevard from Interstate 376 to the terminals. The total drive time from central Pittsburgh to the airport is approximately 25 minutes.

Transfer between terminals:

An underground people mover connects the two terminals.

Airport Info

1000 Airport Boulevard
Pennsylvania 15231

Pittsburgh International Airport is situated 22km (14 miles) west of Pittsburgh.

No. of terminals:

+1 412 472 3525

Time Zone:
Eastern Standard Time
GMT -0500

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus:The 28X Airport Flyer bus (tel: +1 412 442 2000; runs to central Pittsburgh and Oakland, departing every 30 minutes outside of Door 6, Baggage Claim. The fare is US$3.75.

Shuttle:Numerous shuttle and limousine services are available to destinations all over the region. For further information, contact the airport's dedicate transport enquiry line (tel: +1 412 472 5538).

Taxi:Taxi companies at Pittsburgh International Airport include Checker Cab (tel: +1 412 664 5600), Cranberry Taxi (tel: +1 412 481 8387) and Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh (tel: +1 412 321 8100).

Terminal facilities


ATMs and bureaux de change can be found in both terminals.


There are plenty of restaurants, bars, fast-food outlets and cafés available at Pittsburgh International Airport. These include eateries serving American-style food and cocktail bars.


Numerous shops are located in the Airmall area of the Airside Terminal. There are also gift shops in the Landside Terminal and on concourses A, B and D. Among the outlets are a chocolatier and a golf shop.


A lost property service is available (tel: +1 412 472 3525 [operational from 0700 to 2000]). Luggage trolleys can be found throughout the airport.


Other facilities at Pittsburgh International Airport include emergency medical services (including AED defibrillators), a chapel, massage area and mini spa.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are no business facilities within the terminals. However, the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport (tel: +1 724 899 1234; – which is directly connected to the terminals by moving walkways – has business and conference facilities, high-speed internet access and private workstations.

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Pittsburgh International Airport. Public telephones are located throughout the airport and a post office is available on concourse D, along with a courier 'mail drop' in concourse B.

Disabled facilities:

There are disabled toilets, ramps, lifts and TDD telephones within the terminals. Disabled car parking spaces are available in all car parks. Special assistance is available from the airport on request – passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should also inform their airline prior to travel. Transportation options for the disabled (and over-65s) are available to and from the airport via the ACCESS service (tel: +1 412 562 5353).

Car parking:

The airport provides short-, long- and extended-stay parking facilities. Short- and long-term parking areas are connected to the Landside Terminal by an enclosed walkway. The extended-stay car park is linked via a free shuttle bus that runs continuously to/from the Landside Terminal. Valet parking is also available. Call the parking office (tel: +1 412 472 5050) for information on rates and bookings.

Car rental:

Most major hire companies, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Payless, are represented at the airport. Desks are located on the baggage claim level of the Landside Terminal. Pick-up and drop-off areas are on the lower level of the multistorey car park, a short walk from the Landside Terminal.