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Airports in Phoenix

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)


Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport is the gateway to the Sonoran desert with its hot, dry summers and mild winters. Downtown Phoenix is just three miles (5km) from the airport and has a number of museums, golf courses, sports attractions, and an aquarium to keep visitors entertained.

The airport is connected to Phoenix via a Metro line, but the city is far easier to navigate with your own wheels. The Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport has a selection of shops and restaurants as well as an art exhibit in each terminal.


The airport is situated four miles (6km) southeast of Phoenix.

Getting to the city

The PHX SkyTrain transports passengers between terminals, parking lots, and the 44th Street METRO Light Rail, from where it is possible to connect to the city centre, all free of charge. The Valley Metro system, consisting of the Metro Light Rail and a fleet of buses, charges a standard fare. Airport-to-door shuttle vans can also be arranged. Many hotels and resorts provide a free pick-up service for their guests; taxis and mobile app based taxi services like Uber are also available.


Local time is GMT -7.


Tel: +1 602 273 3300.

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Phoenix Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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