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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 →

Sky Harbor Towers redevelopment nearing completion

Sky Harbor Towers
by in AZRE Magazine | Office

The Muller Company, in a joint venture with investment firm Harbert Management Corporation, announced that the $20 million redevelopment of Sky Harbor Towers office complex is nearing completion of its first phase. The 13.6-acre, two-building office campus located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and State Route 143 is anticipated for move in this spring.… 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 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

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 →

Kitchell starts industrial park expansion near Sky Harbor

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by in AZRE Magazine

Kitchell recently commenced construction on the expansion of an industrial park near Sky Harbor International Airport, consisting of two class “A” general industrial buildings comprising 212,000 square feet. Located on roughly 20 acres near Interstate 10 and 28th Street in Phoenix, the development is south of Sky Harbor, with primary frontage along Interstate 10 offering excellent… 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 →

Sky Harbor Airport sets mark for busiest month

America’s Friendliest Airport® continues to break passenger traffic records.  Coming off of a banner year in 2015 with more than 44 million travelers served, March, which is typically Phoenix Sky Harbor’s busiest month, topped the charts with a 1.5 percent increase from last March. Nearly 4.3 million passengers traveled through Phoenix Sky Harbor in March… Read More →

Phoenix Final Four countdown clock debuts

NCAA Final Four

With 345 days and counting until the tip-off of the 2017 NCAA Final Four, the Phoenix Local Organizing Committee (PLOC), Governor Doug Ducey, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, several other elected officials from the Phoenix Metropolitan area unveiled the official countdown clock Thursday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor breaks yearly traffic records

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 →

Offices near Sky Harbor sell for $17M

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by in Blogs

Irgens purchased a 102,302 square-foot office building near Sky Harbor for $17 million near Van Buren and 44th Streets. The four-story building is located south of the Loop 202 and just off State Route 143 near Sky Harbor International Airport at 501 N. 44th St. The property, 501 Gateway, features 102,302 square-feet of prime office… 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 →