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Airport Facts

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has a $106 million daily economic impact.*

Direct Impact of Sky Harbor

  • $12.3 billion in economic activity
  • 57,432 jobs at the Airport

Total Economic Impact

  • $38 Billion Economic Impact
  • 269,000 Employment
  • $13 Billion Annual Payroll
 

On a Typical Day

  • 1,200+ Aircraft arrive and depart
  • 125,000+ Passengers arrive and depart
  • 1,000+ Tons of air cargo is handled
 

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: 3,400 acres.

 

Parking

Currently, there are more than 20,000 parking spaces at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Terminal 1

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

Completed in 1962 at a cost of $2.7 million. Its size is 330,000 square feet. Terminal 2 closed in February 2020.

Terminal 3

880,000 square feet in size and was completed in 1979. The cost of Terminal 3 was $35 million. The modernization of Terminal 3 was completed in 2020.

Terminal 4

Opened in 1990 at a cost of $248 million. It measures 3.9 million square feet in size. The eighth concourse, featuring eight gates, opened in 2022.

  • West Economy Garage - 2,191 spaces ( Economy - 814, Daily - 244)
  • Terminal 3 Garage – 2,048 spaces
  • Terminal 4 Garage - 6,851 spaces
  • Terminal 4 Oversized Parking - 78 spaces
  • 24th Street Express Pay Parking - 1,577 spaces
  • West Economy Park and Walk - 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
 
 

Runway Information

Sky Harbor has three runways.

North Runway

  • Designated 8/26 is 11,489 feet long and 150 feet wide

  • Highest elevation 1,135 mean sea level (MSL)

 

Center Runway

  • Designated 7L/25R is 10,300 feet long and 150 feet wide

  • Highest elevation 1,134 mean sea level (MSL)

South Runway

  • Designated 7R/25L is 7,800 feet long and 150 feet wide

  • Highest elevation 1,126 mean sea level (MSL)