Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - PA, USA)
Covering an enormous area of around 10,000 acres / 4,050 hectares, Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) lies some 14 miles / 22 km northwest of downtown Pittsburgh and near to the suburban areas of Beechcliff, Fayetteville, Findlay and Moon. With over 400 daily flights to no less than 107 different destinations, the airport employs around 15,000 people locally and even features its very own Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, displayed within the airside terminal.
Pittsburgh Airport is easy to reach, being close to the I-79 interstate, the new West Busway and other main highways. Public transport at the airport includes 28X Airport Flyer buses, which are used by around 40,000 travelers on a weekly basis, linking the stations of Crafton, Idlewood, Ingram and Sheraden.
Various charter buses connect downtown Pittsburgh and its many districts and attractions. These include the universities within the East End of Pittsburgh, the Mount Washington district in the West End, the football and baseball stadiums in North Side, and the endless restaurants, bars and museums in the South Side. Taxis are also popular, being operated by Checker Cabs and the Yellow Cab Company of Pittsburgh.
About Pittsburgh Tourism
The city of Pittsburgh is situated in Pennsylvania, where it has grown to become one of the biggest and most important cities. Pittsburgh has started to successfully shake of its past when it was an industrial city with many steelworks, and is today both attractive and appealing, being centered around a series of rivers, including the Ohio River, and home to many large universities.
Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) is a gateway to many outstanding attractions, more than 150 impressive skyscrapers and almost 500 bridges. Highlights for tourists tend to be clustered within the city's North Side district, close to the airport, and include the National Aviary, the Carnegie Science Center, the Allegheny Observatory, and the highly acclaimed Andy Warhol Museum. Also of interest is the Kennywood theme park, Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, the Phipps Conservatory, the magnificent national landmark Cathedral of Learning, the Heinz History Center, and Point State Park, which is home to the Fort Duquesne and the Fort Pitt, built in 1758 and 1754 respectively.
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT):|
|Address: 100 Airport Boulevard, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PA, 15231-0370, USA|
|Airport Code: PIT
Tel: +1 412 472 3525
Fax: +1 412 472 3636