Sky Harbor boasts three runways currently in operation. The following includes information specific to each runway.
North Runway - designated 8/26 is 11,490 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,117.9.
Center Runway - designated 7L/25R is 10,300 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,118.3.
South Runway - designated 7R/25L is 7,800 feet long and 150 feet wide; field elevation 1,115.7.
Air Traffic Control Frequencies
Air Traffic Control Frequencies - the Federal Aviation Administration maintains a Control Tower and a Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility at Sky Harbor International Airport. TRACON controls the aircraft within a 40-mile radius and up to 21,000 feet (MSL) and the Control Tower has responsibility for the airport and airspace within five miles up to 3,000 feet. Radio communication between the control facilities and the aircraft take place on a number of radio frequencies. These frequencies are in the VHF (Very High Frequency) frequency range of 108 to 136 MegaHertz (MHz). A radio or a scanner capable of receiving those frequencies is required to hear the communications.
Current Airport Conditions
- 127.575 MHz
(controls aircraft on the taxiways and ramps)
North - 119.75 MHz
South - 132.55 MHz
North runway - 118.7 MHz
South runway - 120.9 MHz
(gives airlines their final routings and clearances)