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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Phoenix
OperatorPhoenix Airport System
ServesPhoenix, Arizona
LocationPhoenix, Arizona
Elevation346 m (1135 ft)
Statistics2010|stat1-header=Aircraft operations
Aircraft operations449351
Passenger boardings19225050
Passenger volume38554530
Cargo tonnage276338

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a joint civil-military public airport located 3 mi (4.8 km) southeast of the central business district of the city of Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is Arizona's largest and busiest airport, and the largest commercial airport in the American Southwest.

In 2010, the airport served 38,554,530 passengers, making it the ninth busiest in the United States in terms of passengers and one of the top 15 busiest airports in the world with a 90 million dollar daily economic impact. On a daily basis the airport handles about 1,252 aircraft that arrive and depart, along with 103,630 passengers daily, and more than 675 tons of cargo handled. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) records show the airport had 18,853,719 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2009 and 19,225,050 enplanements in 2010. As of July 2011 there were 12,006,447 enplanements.

The airport is the primary regional hub and gateway for Mexican and Hawaiian departures for Tempe-based US Airways and is the third-largest focus city for Southwest Airlines. US Airways and Southwest are the airport's two largest carriers.

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