Free and Fun
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is pleased to participate in community events and airport staff members are available to speak to groups about aviation and the City’s airport system. Airport tours are available on the second Tuesday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month from 1:30-3 p.m.
Need a reason to tour the airport?
Maybe you haven’t visited Sky Harbor in a while and would like to see the new amenities, restaurants, stores and terminal renovations that have been in the news. If you’re a parent or a grandparent looking for a fun activity to do with the kids or you just want to learn more about how an airport operates, this is the perfect family activity.
Airport speakers typically provide an airport overview, including historical background, customer amenities, and capital improvement projects. Speakers can also discuss other aviation topics as requested. Airport tours of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport provide a better understanding of airport operations and include a ride on the PHX Sky Train® and a visit to one of the terminals.
Watch the latest video about the Airport Tour program.
How easy is it to request a speaker or tour?
If you would like a member of the PHX staff to be involved in your next organization event or speak to your organization, please fill out the Speaker/Tour Request Form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I get there?
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located at 3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd. approximately five miles east of downtown Phoenix. Sky Harbor is easily accessible by Interstate 10 (exit 149) and State Route 143 (exit 3B) as well as 44th Street to the east, and 24th Street and Buckeye Road to the west. Tour parking is available at any airport parking garage at your expense or you may arrive via Valley Metro Rail or bus as follows:
- By Car - Parking
- By Valley Metro Rail or bus (connects with PHX Sky Train® at 44th Street PHX Sky Train® Station)
If you would like to explore Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on your own, check out more information at our Self-Guided Tours page.
Looking for kid friendly activities or educational components? We have a variety of resources available on our Activities and Education page.