Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of the ten busiest in the nation for passenger traffic with a $79 million daily economic impact. On a typical day:
- More than 1,200 aircraft arrive and depart
- More than 120,000 passengers arrive and depart
- More than 800 tons of air cargo is handled
More Interesting Facts
Sky Harbor was purchased by the City of Phoenix in July of 1935 for $100,000. The City paid $35,300 in cash and took out a $64,700 mortgage.
Sky Harbor's size: 3,000 acres.
Terminal 1 was the first "modern" terminal built. It was completed in October 1952 and cost $853,000. In 1990 Terminal 1 was demolished, but the other terminals were never renumbered.
Terminal 2 was completed in 1962 at a cost of $2.7 million. Its size is 330,000 square feet.
Terminal 3 is 880,000 square-feet in size and was completed in 1979. The cost of Terminal 3 was $35 million.
Terminal 4 opened in 1990 and cost of $248 million. It measures 3.9 million square-feet in size.
Currently, there are more than 20,000 parking spaces at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
- Terminal 2 garage - 2,191 space ( Economy - 814, Daily - 244)
- Terminal 3 garage – 2,048 space
- Terminal 4 garage - 6,851 spaces
- Terminal 4 Oversized Parking - 78 spaces
- West Economy Parking - 1,563 spaces
- East Economy Garage A - 2,313 spaces; Garage B – 3,517 spaces; uncovered – 3,433
- Employee parking – 2,741 spaces
- Special Events lot - 273 spaces
Sky Harbor has three runways.
- North Runway - designated 8/26 is 11,490 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,117.9.
- Center Runway - designated 7L/25R is 10,300 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,118.3.
- South Runway - designated 7R/25L is 7,800 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,115.7.
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