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Airports in Arizona
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.
Tucson International Airport is a short drive from downtown Tucson. The airport serves fewer than ten airlines and as a result has higher service levels and shorter queues.
Tucson Airport is well connected to Tucson city and houses a number of shops and restaurants to keep travellers entertained. There is also an arts and culture programme, with a number of Mexican-inspired pieces, located at the airport.
The airport is situated nine miles (14km) south of downtown Tucson.
Getting to the city
The Sun Tran bus company operates service into Tucson from the airport on two routes. A standard Sun Tran bus fare is $1.75. Airport shuttles, taxis, and rental cars are also available.
Tel: +1 520 573 8100
Phoenix Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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