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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

Sky Harbor is a civil-military public airport 3 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is Arizona's largest and busiest airport, and the largest commercial airport in the American Southwest.

Phoenix Sky Harbor began in 1928 when Scenic Airways wanted to begin flight service in the Southwest. The airport was later purchased by the City of Phoenix, in 1935.

By 1948, the Civil Aeronautics Administration declared that Sky Harbor was the busiest airport in the United States, and now PHX Sky Harbor is one of the ten busiest airports in the United States.

Shown below are several images of PHX through the years.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, circa 1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Interior of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Interior of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Interior of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Interior of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Boeing 707 of Trans World Airlines taking off at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Boeing 707 of Trans World Airlines taking off at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Aerial view of Sky Harbor International Airport
Aerial view of Sky Harbor International Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Tower
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Tower
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport aerial view, circa mid-1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport aerial view, circa mid-1950s
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Scenes from Other Phoenix Area Airports

Scottsdale Airport
Scottsdale Airport