Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
Orientation and Maps
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA), USA)
Home to a number of important universities and cultural attractions, the city of Pittsburgh is located amongst a number of scenic rivers and features seven main bridges. Famous for its Golden Triangle area, which lies between the Allegheny River and the Monongahela River, highlights in this part of Pittsburgh include the Point State Park and Fort Pitt Museum.
Sited to the northwest of the city, Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) features direct links to Europe, Canada and much of the United States. The airport stands alongside the US-60 Orange Belt Highway and is connected to downtown Pittsburgh by regular Airport buses, which operate every hour.
Further buses are run by Greyhound, with the terminal situated along Liberty Avenue, close to the Amtrak train station. Regular Greyhound buses travel to many top cities, such as Chicago, New York and Philadelphia, amongst others.
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) Maps: Important City Districts
On the northeastern side of Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle, the Strip area features a good selection of eateries, warehouses and local shops, with a number of top nightspots on Penn Avenue and Smallman Avenue.
On the other side of the Allegheny River you will find the North Side district of Pittsburgh, complete with its gleaming sports stadiums and cultural museums, close to Allegheny Square. The South Side area of Pittsburgh is located over the Monongahela River and features incline railways up the sides of Mount Washington, offering stunning city views. East Carson Street is a particularly lively area of the South Side and features a number of top restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Sited to the east of central Pittsburgh, the Oakland area is centered around the university and is also known for its Neo-Gothic buildings and striking architecture. With a large student base, this is a vibrant part of the city, with a number of fashion boutiques based around Squirrel Hill.