Phoenix Airport

Phoenix Airport is also known as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  It is the largest and busiest airport in the city of Phoenix and the largest airport in the whole of the south west US.  In addition to this, the airport is the ninth busiest airport in the whole of the United States, and with just under 40 million passengers passing through its gates every year, it’s also one of the top 15 busiest airports in the world!  If you are travelling to Phoenix, you will definitely have a good experience here.

Facilities

Due to the size of Phoenix Airport you can expect to see a wide range of facilities when waiting for your flights.  There are over 25 restaurants, bars and cafes including Starbucks, Martini Bistro and the 12th Fairway Bar and Grill; and there is also a good selection of shops selling souvenirs, books and magazines, and duty free products.  Other facilities include ATMs, currency exchange kiosks, business and conferencing facilities, pet parks, a chapel, a post office and a museum!

Terminals

Phoenix Airport has three passenger terminals servicing a number of airlines.

  • Terminal 2 is served by Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways
  • Terminal 3 is served by American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Sky West and Sun Country.
  • Terminal 4 handles international flights as well as all other US airlines.
Terminal 1 is not in operation.

Getting To and From the Airport

There are a variety of transport options connecting downtown Phoenix to the airport including taxis, limos, buses and shuttles.  There is also a Sky Train in production which is said to be ready to open in 2013.  Another option is car hire Phoenix Airport.  All of the top companies operate from the airport and you can use the search facilities on anycarhire.com to compare their prices and book online.

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