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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport adds medical clinic

“America’s Friendliest Airport” is getting friendlier and even more healthy with new shopping opportunities and the Airport’s first-ever medical clinic opening soon. On May 10, the Phoenix City Council approved the second and final phase of the retail overhaul at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s busiest terminal, Terminal 4.  Sixteen new retail stores will be… Read More →

Southwest Airlines, ASU Gammage earn IMPACT Awards

Southwest Airlines and ASU Gammage have been named the large and small/medium Businesses of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) during the 30th Annual IMPACT Awards held Wednesday, May 10 at The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Large Business of the Year: Southwest Airlines “We are very excited and this… Read More →

Sky Harbor speeds up travel process with mobile passport app

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is the latest airport to add Mobile Passport Control from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help speed travelers through the U.S. arrival process. The Mobile Passport app, which is a joint effort by the Airports Council International (ACI) and CBP, is free and will allow U.S. citizens and… Read More →

Phoenix mayor opens Hermosillo trade office

The City of Phoenix officially opened a Northern Mexico trade office, on Tuesday, in Hermosillo. This is Phoenix’s second trade office in Mexico. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and a business delegation were at the office’s opening. During the ceremony, a Hermosillo-based custom label manufacturing company, Etiquetas e Impresiones de Mexico SA DE CV, announced it… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport ready for Final 4 teams

Spring break and Spring Training are starting to wind down in Arizona but for college basketball fans, it’s just beginning to heat up. The NCAA Phoenix Final Four events are taking place March 31-April 3 in the Valley of the Sun, and fans will be filing in from both coasts of the nation to root for the… Read More →

Southwest Airlines to invest $40M in Arizona

Southwest Airlines announced plans Wednesday to boost its presence at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport along with plans for a $40 million investment to expand its maintenance facility at the airport. The Dallas-based airline committed to occupying a future eight-gate concourse at Terminal 4. The announcement was made by Southwest Airline’s President Tom Nealon with Phoenix Mayor… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Chamber announces 2017 IMPACT Awards recipients

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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) selected eight local companies as recipients of its 30th annual IMPACT Awards, but only two will be selected as the 2017 IMPACT Businesses of the Year. “This year’s IMPACT Awards recipients are a testament to the success that can be achieved through dedication to leadership, innovation and community,” said Greater Phoenix… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Chamber names 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists

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Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) selected 20 local companies as finalists for its 30th Anniversary of the IMPACT Awards. The Chamber’s IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small, large and nonprofit businesses and the positive effect they have on the Valley’s business community and economy. The 2017 IMPACT Awards finalists are: Small/Medium Business Category… Read More →

Number of guns seized at Sky Harbor continues to grow

Transportation Security Administration officers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have confiscated at least 13 guns since the first of the year, most of them loaded, at security checkpoints. That puts Sky Harbor on pace to match or surpass the 101 seizures last year, when the airport ranked fourth in the nation for confiscated firearms.… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor receives more flights to London for 2017

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Phoenix travelers will have a new opportunity to go across the “pond” to London when British Airways adds three additional nonstop flights to London this summer from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Tickets for the new flights are on sale now. The flights will take off three days a week during May and June 2017, taking off… Read More →

Sky Harbor had 24,247 noise complaints in 2015 after flight-path shift

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Neighbors of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport filed 24,247 complaints about noise at the facility in 2015, one of the highest rates among airports studied in a recent George Mason University report. The report by the university’s Mercatus Center looked at airports like Sky Harbor, where the FAA’s implementation of its NextGen navigational system led to… Read More →

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

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 →