Self-Guided Tours

Art on a Cellular Level

SPAD Biplane

Whether flying or just visiting, take a self-guided tour to check out Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Enjoy Phoenix Airport Museum located throughout the airport, with exhibitions, art and even a vintage World War I airplane. Dine at various restaurants and take in the shops. Ride the PHX Sky Train® with its own spectacular art and views of airplanes landing and taking off, surrounding mountains, and downtown Phoenix. 

See the information below for airport directions, links to Things to Do and See, and terminal maps to help plan your tour.

Directions - Getting to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located at 3400 E. Sky Harbor Boulevard 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.

Scenic Areas


Once at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Use PHX Sky Train® to transport you conveniently throughout the airport with stops at all four stations serving all terminals. See the map below for reference (click on it to enlarge.)

PHX Sky Harbor Airport map.


Selfie Spots

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Terminal 4 

Level 3, East and West PHX Sky Train® Bridges
Trace Elements
Glass mural installation of Arizona leaves by Dan Mayer 

Terminal 3

Level 1, East End Curb
Stained Glass wall installation by Ken Toney

Level 1, North Side
Large-scale western “Pop Art” paintings by Billy Schenck

Level 1, West End, Outside Sculpture Garden
Embrace by Kevin Berry
Larger-than-life sculpture of a “Devil’s Claw” seed pod

Level 4, East End
The Aviators by Donald Lipski
Nearly 30-foot-wide wall sculpture of sunglasses on a 90-foot-wide hand-painted sky mural

Level 4, East End
Ultimate Landscape – The Grand Canyon by Merrill Mahaffey
Large painting depicting the Grand Canyon from the North Rim

Level 4, North Side, Post-Security
Phoenix Light Threshold by James Carpenter (JCDA)
Art installation featuring 750 light-diffusing blue and gold hex cells

Rental Car Center

Throughout the lobby, near the ceiling
Cross-stitch by Ed Carpenter
Dichroic, iridescent glass installation that reflects light

East Side of Lobby (two locations)
Dangos by Jun Kaneko
Large-scale, patterned ceramic sculptures

Level 3, near center
The Phoenix by Paul Coze
75-foot-wide mixed media mural

44th Street PHX Sky Train Station
Level 1, East 44th Street Station Entrance
A WWI French bi-plane suspended from the ceiling

Free Art Guides

destination art RCC

Discover sculptures, murals, a glass installation and more
than 80 works of art inside and out of the Rental Car Center


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