The City of Phoenix owns and operates three airports that serve as major economic engines for Arizona. Connecting passengers and cargo around the world, Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX), Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT) and Phoenix Goodyear Airport (GYR)stimulate business activity and create a transportation infrastructure for the Southwest.

PHX

  • Hangar Lease
  • Ground Lease
  • Facility Lease
  • Temporary License
  • Development Opportunities
  • Sell your Property
  • Buy Airport Property

DVT

  • Hangar Lease
  • Tie Downs
  • Ground Lease
  • Facility Lease
  • Development Opportunities

GYR

  • Hangars
  • Tie Downs
  • Ground Lease
  • Facility Lease
  • Development Opportunities 

Lease Policies

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport provides ground and facility leases inside-the-fence and outside-the-fence. Any lease inside-the-fence is subject to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and City of Phoenix Council approval.  

All leases are subject to the following:

  • Leases are subject to City Council approval
  • Uses on Airport property are subject to approval by the Director of Aviation Services
  • Leases are Triple-Net
  • Lease rates are based on Fair Market Value
  • Properties are leased on an “AS-IS” basis
  • Lessee is responsible for Maintenance and Custodial
  • Lessee is responsible for procuring and maintaining insurance
  • Lessee must indemnify the Airport/City
  • Lessee is responsible for payment of all applicable taxes (including rent?)
  • All leasehold Tenant Improvements (TI) are subject to the TI process <link to TI handbook>
  • Lessee is responsible for providing payment guarantee
  • Assignment of leases is subject to Aviation Department approval
  • Properties may be subject to environmental and/or archaeological testing before tenant improvements are made

Inside-the-fence additional requirements:

  • Inside-the-fence tenants must obtain proper badging and complete an FBI background check. Additional information can be found here. Link: https://www.skyharbor.com/security
  • Inside-the-fence (airside) tenants must obtain a permit. (definition)

Temporary License agreements

A Temporary License is an agreement between the City of Phoenix and another party for the use of Aviation-owned property that has a term of six months or less, and is not subject to City Council approval.  Licenses are subject to most provisions included within a lease agreement. 

Definitions:

Lease:
Ground: Under development. Please come back for updates.
Facility: Under development. Please come back for updates.

License: An agreement between the City and another party for the use of Aviation-owned property that has a Term of six months or less, and is not subject to City Council approval.  Licenses are subject to most provisions included in lease agreements.

Inside-the-fence: Under development. Please come back for updates.

Outside-the-fence: Under development. Please come back for updates.

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