PHX Sky Train Archives

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 →

Terminal 3 work will impact access from West

Travelers should be aware that beginning Saturday, November 7 at 12:01 a.m., there will be additional lane closures around Terminal 3 for the Terminal Modernization Program.  Closures will impact drivers entering from the West and heading eastbound on Sky Harbor Boulevard. Travelers should note the following: From Saturday, November 7, at 12:01 a.m. until Monday, November… Read More →

W.J. Maloney Plumbing adds Sky Harbor project

W.J. Maloney Plumbing has been selected to provide plumbing contracting services for Component I of the $590 million renovation of Terminal 3 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The three-stage renovation project is expected to be completed in 2020.  Component I includes a major renovation of the Terminal 3 Processor building, including the mezzanine, passenger,… Read More →

PHX Sky Train to Terminal 3 opens to public

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, members of the Phoenix City Council, City and Airport officials took the first ride to the brand new Terminal 3 PHX Sky Train® Station December 8 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The event marked the opening of the newest section of the PHX Sky Train®, extending it to Terminal 3… Read More →

Sky Harbor offers incentive to beat holiday traffic

The evening before Thanksgiving is the busiest of the year on Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s roadways, especially for travelers entering from the east.  In an effort to ease roadway congestion, America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a special incentive for using the 44th Street PHX Sky Train® station for pick-up and drop off. On November… Read More →

Arizona Super Bowl Countdown Clock Unveiled

With 179 days and counting until Super Bowl XLIX, the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton today unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport which will mark the days, hours and minutes until the opening kick-off of the State’s third Super Bowl since 1996. “We’re thrilled to have… Read More →

Sky Harbor Offers Holiday Travel Tips

July is a busy travel time at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and passenger traffic for the July Fourth Holiday is expected to peak before the holiday on July 2nd and 3rd and after on July 6. America’s Friendliest Airport® has several travel tips to make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Save Money with… Read More →

Sky Train Project Recognized with Environmental Award

by in Business News | Green | Travel

The PHX Sky Train™ has been selected for a top honor in the prestigious Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards, receiving the first-place Crescordia award in the Multi-modal Transportation & Connectivity category. In addition, a public art project featured on one of the PHX Sky Train™ pedestrian bridges received special recognition. Arizona Forward, in partnership with… Read More →

The Weitz Company Being Sold to Egyptian Construction Firm

by in Business News | Construction

General contractor The Weitz Company, which employs about 60 people in Arizona,  announced it has signed a letter of intent for acquisition by Egyptian construction company Orascom Construction Industries. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Weitz is the second oldest commercial GC in the United States. Weitz has three core business lines: commercial, federal, and industrial… Read More →

Q&A: Vice President/Western District Manager Steve Grauer

Steve Grauer - AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

Steve Grauer shares how he got started in the construction industry and what he thinks about the future of Hensel Phelps Construction in Arizona. Q: How did you get your start in the construction industry? A: As a young boy, I was constantly around the construction business. My father was a vice president of an… Read More →

All Aboard The PHX Sky Train

PHX skytrain - AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

PHX Sky Train Stage 1 at Sky Harbor is a moving example of Hensel Phelps’ grand presence and reputation in Arizona Ask Allan Bliesmer what’s most special about the $644M PHX Sky Train project, and his answer isn’t that surprising. “The team effort toward a common goal,” responds Bliesmer, operations manager for Hensel Phelps Construction… Read More →