Sky Harbor helps travelers save money

Lifestyle | 13 May, 2019 |

Memorial Day is around the corner and there’s no better way to kick off the unofficial start of summer travel than by saving money.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is offering its popular parking coupon to visitors who park in the Terminal 3 or Terminal 4 garage between May 22-29, 2019. Go to to sign up and pay just $20 a day during the period the coupon is active.

As Arizona temperatures rise, people are preparing for their summer vacations and America’s Friendliest Airport® wants to make sure passengers can fly through Phoenix Sky Harbor in a breeze. 

Before Traveling

• Stay Ahead of Schedule. Check your flight status on prior to arriving at the airport. If you are traveling domestically, arrive two hours before your flight, three hours if you are traveling internationally.

Check Wait Times Online. The website is your friend. Check live security wait times on the front page. TSA Pre-check hours (subject to change) are also listed on the airport homepage. Tip: If you are flying out of Terminal 4, you can go through any open security checkpoint to get to your gate.

Double-check your carry-on bags. Are you bringing a carry-on bag to the airport? Make sure to look through your bags and review the TSA Prohibited Items List the night before your flight.

Locals know where to go. The PHX Sky Train® 44th Street Station is a convenient pick-up and drop-off location allowing drivers and passengers to avoid roadway traffic and terminal curb congestion. The PHX Sky Train® is a free service that allows passengers to take a ride in the sky and have easy access to their terminal. It operates 24 hours a day and arrives every 3-5 minutes.

Things to do While at the Airport

Grab some food. Take a bite of Arizona before leaving the airport by visiting one of Sky Harbor’s award-winning local restaurants. America’s Tastiest Airport® offers a variety of food selections including fast food, vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, and kid-friendly options.

Shop or relax.  Take a piece of Arizona home with you by visiting local shops to find a souvenir unique to the Grand Canyon State or enjoy some relaxation at the airport spa before boarding your flight. To learn more about shopping at Sky Harbor, visit

Enjoy local art. There are Museum Exhibitions in all terminals with artwork created by local artists including painters, photographers, sculptors, and other artists.

Visit airport urgent care. Sky Harbor has an on-site medical clinic pre-security in Terminal 4 that offers walk-in services to passengers with non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Fill prescriptions, get an X-ray, and more at US CareWays Urgent Care.

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