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America’s Friendliest Airport® Offers Free Gift Wrapping

Dec 19, 2019, 17:01 PM by Public Relations
Bring or pick up a gift at our airport and get it wrapped for free

PHOENIX – Preparing and traveling for the holidays can be stressful, but Phoenix Sky Harbor is contributing to making this the most wonderful time of the year by offering FREE gift wrapping for the 11th year in a row.

Travelers will be able to take advantage of this free service on Dec. 23 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Terminal 4 pre-security in baggage claim and post-security near checkpoints B and C.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discourages travelers from bringing wrapped presents and packages through security because they may be unwrapped if they need to be inspected. Travelers can avoid delays by waiting until they’re past security to wrap gifts.

Passengers who are still shopping for last-minute gifts can avoid long retail lines by purchasing gifts at the Airport. Sky Harbor’s 2019 Holiday Catalog has many great ideas, and features gifts for men, women, children, and pets from local retailers such as Bunky Boutique, Travel Outfitters, Sonora Southwest Living, and more! Purchase gifts at the airport and enjoy the convenience of getting them wrapped for free. 

Additional Travel Tips

Arriving early is best. Prior to arriving at the airport, check your flight status on skyharbor.com. If you are traveling domestically, arrive at least two hours before your flight and three hours if you are traveling internationally.

Make sure to look through your carry-on bag. Check the TSA Prohibited Items List and your luggage prior to arriving at the airport to avoid confiscated items.

Avoid airport traffic. Drop off or pick up your party at the 44th Street PHX Sky Train® Station where they can take a ride on the PHX Sky Train® to get to their terminal. Travelers can also ride the train from their terminal to the 44th Street Station. The PHX Sky Train® operates 24 hours a day and arrives every 3-5 minutes.

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America’s Friendliest Airport®, has an annual economic impact of more than $38 billion. Every day approximately 1,200 aircraft and more than 120,000 passengers arrive and depart at Sky Harbor. PHX Sky Harbor is funded with Airport revenue. No tax dollars are used to support the Airport.