Pittsburgh is known both as “the Steel City” for its more than 300 steel-related businesses and as the “City of Bridges” for its 446 bridges.
Pittsburgh has transformed into a hub for the health care, education, and technology industries.Pittsburgh is a leader in the health care sector as the home to large medical providers such as University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
In 2015, Pittsburgh was listed among the “eleven most livable cities in the world”; The Economist’s Global Liveability Ranking placed Pittsburgh as the most or second-most livable city in the United States in 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014.
Pittsburgh is home to professional sports teams Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers. Also, NCAA Pitt Panthers.
The warmest month of the year in Pittsburgh is July, with a 24-hour average of 72.6 ° . Conditions are often humid, and combined with highs reaching 90 °F on an average 9.5 days a year, a considerable heat index arises. The coolest month is January when the 24-hour average is 28.4 °F, and lows of 0 °F or below can be expected on an average 2.6 nights per year.
About Pittsburgh International Airport
First opened in 1952, the airport was initially served by five airlines and became a small hub for Trans World Airlines for over two decades.
Pittsburgh International Airport is the busiest airport in western Pennsylvania and the second-busiest airport in the state, after Philadelphia International Airport.
Southern Airways flights into and out of Pittsburgh International includes Altoona, Dubois, Lancaster, Bradford in Pennsylvania and Morgantown, WV. Connecting flights to Baltimore can be made at any of these previously named airports.