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All about: Pittsburgh Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport is 20 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh flights operating from the airport include Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, and US Airways. Flights go to many destinations in the Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, and the United States. The airport serves more than eight million passengers per year. It bustles with activity and keeps passengers happy with a substantial on-site shopping plaza.

Airport terminals and parking

Check-in at the main building of the airport. The lowest level of this building houses baggage claim. The remaining three levels house transit, ticketing, and the mezzanine. At the rear of this building are the security checkpoints and the moving walkway leading to the X-shaped terminals. In the centre of the terminals is the large air mall. The Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel sits in front of the main building. Find other Pittsburgh airport hotels down the road. Hotels near Pittsburgh Airport include chain hotels like Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Marriott, and Sheraton. Pittsburgh Airport parking offers more than 13,000 spaces. Long- and short-term parking averages $3 per hour. Long-term lots cap the daily price at $13, while short-term's daily rate is $24. Moving walkways bring travelers from the garages to the airport's main terminal. The economy lot is less expensive at $8 a day, but travellers must ride the free shuttle to reach the airport. Save time using airport valet parking. Valet parking costs approximately $26 per day. Valets greet you at the lower level of the short-term parking garage. Valets park your and retrieve your vehicle for you.

Shopping and Dining Information

You'll find many exciting stores in the Airmall. Purchase electronics at Airport Wireless Palm, Brookstone, and InMotion. Find apparel and accessories at Bijoux Terner, Brooks Brothers, Crocs, Gap, Johnston and Murphy, Lids, Nine West, Pajama Shop, Radio Road, Soxx Shop, Sunglass Hut, Swatch, and Zozo. Purchase health and beauty items at Body Shop, Clinique, GNC, L'Occitane en Provence, and Rite Aid. Buy gifts at Brighton Collectibles, Creative Kidstuff, Godiva, Paradies, PGA Tour Shop, Spirit of the Red Horse, Sportzburgh, Sue Venir, Swarovski, Taxco, and Ultra Diamonds. Finally, get reading materials at Hudson and Paradies. Sit down and enjoy a leisurely meal at City of Bridges Cafe, O'Brien's Grille and Pub, Sam Adams Brewhouse, or TGI Friday's. Fast food dining establishments include Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, Charley's Steakery, Currito Burritos, Mayorga Coffee, McDonalds, Nature's Kitchen, Quiznos Subs, Rice and Noodle, Sbarros, Subway, and Upper Crust.

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