For those who may be planning a trip to the Pennsylvanian town of Sellersville in Buck County, then there are several options available to you if you intend to travel by air. There are three major airports that are all within reach of this area including the Lehigh Valley International Airport that is 21.9 miles away in Allentown, the Philadelphia International Airport which is just over thirty miles away and Newark International Airport which is slightly further away.
Lehigh Valley International Airport is the closest option for residents and visitors to Sellersville and currently has 8 airlines operating out of it, with at least 854 domestic flights and 14 international flights departing from this airport on a weekly basis, including non-stop flights direct to 8 cities. Carriers include Delta, Allegiant, US Airways and United Air. Facilities on offer include a large, comfortable passenger lounge where you can enjoy a snack or a beverage before your flight, a restaurant, bar, ATM and gift shop while additional services such as parking and luggage carts are provided free of charge, plus there are adequate public telephone services throughout the airport. These all meet standard American with Disabilities Act (ADA) height restrictions and have amplified volume controls to ensure all phones are hearing-aid compatible and in addition, there is one public TDD (Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf) telephone in the main terminal, that can be found on the lower level next to the baggage claim area. Elevators and escalators are available throughout the terminal and blind passengers will find Braille signage located in all elevators.
This airport is conveniently located between Allentown and Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley and is easily accessible from Interstate 78 and Route 22. If you are travelling from the west then simply take Route 78 East to Route 22 East, then Route 987 heading North which brings you onto the Airport Road while those coming from an easterly direction should take Route 78 West to Route 33 and then head North to Route 22 West then onto Route 987 continuing in the same direction. For those travelling from the Scranton, Wilkes-Barre or Poconos Areas, take the PA Turnpike South (Route 476) until you reach the Lehigh Valley exit then onto Route 22 East until it connects with the Airport Road on Route 987 North. Residents and visitors to Philadelphia will also find this airport just a short drive away by taking the Northeast Extension (Route 476) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Route 22 East then taking Route 987 North until you reach the airport.
Many visitors from overseas will more than likely arrive at the Philadelphia International Airport which is the only major airport serving what is the 5th largest metropolitan area in the entire United States. It is the second largest hub and the primary international hub of national carrier, US Airways and operates flights to destinations across the country as well as Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. This airport has been serving the community for over sixty years since it changed its name from the Philadelphia Municipal to Philadelphia International in 1945, when American overseas Airlines began operating regular direct flights to a variety of European destinations.