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The College Football Playoff National Championship 

College Football Playoff National Championship Countdown Clock Unveiling
The College Football Playoff National Championship will be played on January 11, 2016 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Sky Harbor looks forward to welcoming visitors for this event.   Be prepared and see how our travel tips can save you time.

Welcome College Football Playoff National Championship Travelers

If you are flying in for the College Football Playoff National Championship or other events in January, it is a good idea to reserve your rental car in advance. We are expecting an increase in car rentals around the College Football Playoff National Championship, and vehicles may be limited for walk-up customers. -HL

Going downtown or to Playoff Fan Central? How to get to Valley Metro Rail

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Departing after the College Football Playoff National Championship?

The day after the College Football Playoff National Championship (Tuesday, January 12) will be busy.  If you are departing on January 12, keep in mind:

Remember 3-2-1 if you are traveling in for the College Football National Championship

Save Time- Use Early Bag Check

  • Check your bags before you board the Rental Car Shuttle.
  • Bags can be checked between 4 hours to 1 1/2 hours before your flight. 
  • Participating airlines: American, Southwest, United
  • No additional charge through individual airline bag fees apply.
  • Early Bag Check is also available at East Economy Parking and the 44th Street PHX Sky Train Station.

 

Travel Tips

Many College Football Playoff National Championship activities such as Playoff Fan Central and AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! will be taking place in Downtown Phoenix.

If you are visiting Arizona for the College Football Playoff National Championship or its activities, check out these helpful tips and links.


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