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PHX Sky Harbor Self-Guided Tours

Whether flying or just visiting, take a self-guided tour to check out Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Enjoy the Phoenix Airport Museum 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.


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Things to Do

Phoenix Airport Museum

Want to relax during your layover or while you wait to pick up your family? How about planning a date night at the airport? Check out the Phoenix Airport Museum by touring the art and exhibitions located throughout Sky Harbor. There is art to see in Terminal 3, Terminal 4, the Rental Car Center, and at the PHX Sky Train® stations including artist-designed floors and ceilings and murals.


PHX Sky Train®

To optimize your tour experience, ride the automated PHX Sky Train (free, 24-hour service) to transport you to the airport terminals and East Economy Lot and link up with Valley Metro Rail and city bus service at 44th and Washington Streets.

Each PHX SkyTrain station allows visitors to see panoramic views of airplanes landing, taking off, and taxiing as well as stunning views of surrounding mountains and downtown Phoenix. The Stations also feature major works of public art.