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Sky Harbor flies high in ranking of busiest U.S. commercial airports

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport did not claim the top prize in any one category but was good enough across the board to get ranked as the best commercial airport in the nation in a recent report. The November report by travel website The Points Guy said Sky Harbor’s relatively few flight delays and cancellations,… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor offers tips for your Thanksgiving travels

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has some important travel tips to help you avoid the traffic and save time at the Airport. Did you know the evening before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year on the roadways? Those… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor to close one of three runways

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will close its north runway (Runway 8/26) Thursday Oct. 6 through Sunday Nov. 6 for several construction and maintenance projects. The north runway is one of three at Phoenix Sky Harbor. Arrival and departure delays of up to 30 minutes are possible during peak travel times: 7:30 a.m. – 10… Read More →

Sky Harbor checkpoint wait times now available online

A spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration said lines at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are usually less than 10 minutes, but they have “anomalies.” (Photo by Chloe Nordquist/Cronkite News)

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is offering a new customer service tool. Passengers may now view security wait times before they travel to Sky Harbor and again when they arrive at the Airport. Checkpoint wait times are now available: On the Airport’s website, skyharbor.com; on Flight Information Displays in the Airport terminals and PHX Sky… Read More →

18 retail shops coming to Sky Harbor Airport

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The Phoenix City Council approved the first phase of new retail contracts in Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 4, which will bring two spa locations, several tech stores, and an assortment of the local, regional and national products customers have been requesting. Contracts were awarded to Lagardere TR and Partners, LLC, Avila Retail Development and Management… Read More →

Travel Reminders from Sky Harbor Airport

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The 100 degree temperature mark has been surpassed and anticipation is building for summer travel. The Memorial Day holiday will kick-off the official start to the busy summer travel season at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and America’s Friendliest Airport is offering the following tips for your summer getaways: Give Yourself Plenty of Time: The… Read More →

Interstate Commerce Center sells for $6.74M

Interstate Commerce Center
by in AZRE Magazine | Industrial

Cushman & Wakefield announced that Interstate Commerce Center in Tempe sold to Phoenix-based investor RW Partners, LLC for $6.74 million. Senior Managing Directors Bob Buckley, Tracy Cartledge and Steve Lindley and Associate Ben Geelan with Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller in the transaction, Turner Real Estate, LLC. Located in the Tempe and Sky Harbor… Read More →

Lee & Associates broker $1.65M warehouse sale

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Industrial

A 14,728 square-foot warehouse building at 4200 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, sold for $1,651,000 or $112.10 per square-foot, according to Lee & Associates. Lee & Associates Arizona brought both sides of the deal to the table. Matt Hobaica, principal, represented the buyer, KJB Supply Co., while Jeff Conrad and Andy Ogan, principals, represented the seller, John… Read More →

Travel tips for Sky Harbor’s busiest month

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If you are traveling this Spring, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has some handy tips to help make your travel go smoothly during the month of March – the airport’s busiest. On an average day, about 110,000 passengers travel through Sky Harbor.  During the month of March, Sky Harbor is anticipating more than 140,000 travelers each day – an… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor breaks yearly traffic records

A spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration said lines at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are usually less than 10 minutes, but they have “anomalies.” (Photo by Chloe Nordquist/Cronkite News)

A record 44 million passengers passed through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport last year, a 4.5 percent increase from 2014. And airport officials said they’re making preparations for continued growth in years to come. “We had increases month after month, so it was a very positive year,” airport spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez said. The airport’s previous… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor sets new passenger record

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport set a new for total passengers in 2015, serving more than 44 million travelers. Year-end numbers have been released and show a 4.5 percent increase in total passengers compared to 2014. The previous record for annual passengers at America’s Friendliest Airport had been set in 2007 when Sky Harbor served… Read More →

Sky Harbor adds new deputy aviation director

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Chris Madsen will join  as the new Deputy Aviation Director for Business and Properties on January 11. Madsen has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry.  Most recently, she worked as the director of operations for a boutique consulting firm that specializes in concessions planning and financial analysis. In her new role,… Read More →

How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona

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Did you receive an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone as they are more commonly known for the holidays?  New drone operators may have questions about where they can be flown and what they need to do in order to fly them.  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has launched a new web page and notification portal… Read More →

Sky Harbor gets mixed results on holiday report card

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With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics. “This year, we… Read More →