City of Philadelphia, Department of Commerce, Division of Aviation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Commerce Department's Division of Aviation (DOA) operates the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Philadelphia Northeast Airport (PNE). The Director of Aviation is responsible for the management and operation of the Philadelphia Airport System ("the Airport"), which is owned by the City of Philadelphia. It is the mission of "the Airport" to improve, operate, and develop premier air transportation facilities to serve the Greater Philadelphia region that deliver superior standards of customer service and excellence while maintaining the highest levels of safety, security, convenience, and efficiancy. The City of Philadelphia, Division of Aviation, is committed to reducing the effects and exposure of aircraft noise whenever possible at Philadelphia International and Northeast Philadelphia Airports. Since 1997, the Airport Noise Office has monitored noise levels and flight activity in the region and has actively worked with both aircraft operators and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to minimize aircraft noise impacts.