Workforce Development

Our workforce is proudly shaping the Pittsburgh airport, the aviation industry, the Western Pennsylvania region and the world.

The people of the Pittsburgh International Airport are a force for innovation. With a strong, ever-growing workforce, our employees are a force shaping the future of aviation. Committed to making a difference in the world, our workforce proudly serves every one of the 9 million passengers who walk through our doors each year.

Together we’re not just a force at work; we’re a workforce going further for all.




Job Training for Careers in the Trades

PIT2Work is a fast track to a career in the trades. This five-week pre-apprenticeship training program comes at no cost to participants, and it does not require any prior training, work experience or skills to enroll. PIT2Work gives participants training, connections to local unions and a learning experience at one of the biggest construction projects in Western Pennsylvania, the new airport terminal worksite.

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On-site Childcare

Childcare Center for Infants through Pre-K

Our on-site childcare center, operated by La Petite Academy, gives working parents a solution to childcare troubles. This state-of-the-art center offers a STEM-focused curriculum, indoor and outdoor play areas and electives for infants through pre-kindergarten-aged children. We’re one of the first airports in the world to offer on-site childcare for our employees, marking another step in our journey to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Getting Ready for Takeoff & Ready for Takeoff

Inspiring Careers through Education

Getting Ready for Takeoff and Ready for Takeoff provide unique aviation learning experiences for today’s youth. Getting Ready for Takeoff invites elementary students to the airport and gives them access to hands-on learning and a behind-the-scenes view of the aviation industry. In Ready for Takeoff, middle school students explore the airport without ever leaving their schools. Allegheny County Airport Authority team members visit schools to provide an inside look at life as an airport employee. Through these programs, children connect classroom learning with their lives outside of school, inspiring them to consider the real-world applications their studies have on their future careers.

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Increased Public Transportation

28X Airport Flyer

We’re giving our employees more ways to access the Pittsburgh International Airport. The 28X Airport Flyer provides public transit service to and from the airport. Now, workers throughout the Pittsburgh region can travel to the airport with ease. Our flyer serves the International Airport, Robinson Towne Center, Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland seven days a week.

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Career Opportunities

Invitation to Join our Growing Workforce

The Pittsburgh Airport is a work environment like no other. The Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages our two airports, searches for dynamic energy and unique talent. With 15 different departments, all with their own sub-departments, we have a place for you to showcase your talent. You’ll work alongside engaged and committed team members to help PIT remain a world-class facility dedicated to serving our passengers, our community and our employees.

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Business Opportunities

Collaborate with our Workforce

Our airport is growing, and we’re looking for strong partnerships to help fuel our local economy. As we build our new airport, it is imperative that our workforce stems from the Pittsburgh region. Our new video series, Built for Pittsburgh, By Pittsburgh, highlights the local men and women building our new terminal. The story starts with the trailer, available for you to watch here. But our business opportunities don’t stop there; we want you to collaborate with us.

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