Phoenix Airport And Roads

The Phoenix city has the Sky Harbor International Airport which can be located in the metro just some distance with the major freeway interchanges that are in the east of downtown Phoenix.

Tagged as the 9th busiest airport in the whole of the United States and ranks as the 18th worldwide, the International Airport in Phoenix reportedly accommodated more than 41 million travelers last year.

There are 100 cities served by Sky Harbor and it accommodates known airlines such as British Airways, WestJet, Air Canada and other carriers that bring in and bring out passengers to and fro countries like Canada, London, Mexico, and Asia.

 Smaller airports in Phoenix also exist. Commercial air traffic in Mesa called Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is now being worked on to lessen the weight of flights in the Sky Harbor. Formerly, it was the William Air Force Base which came to be commercial air traffic after it was closed in 1993. These days, it received charter airlines like Boeing 737s which usually bring in passengers to destinations just near the area. For smaller airports, the Deer Valley district has a small airport called Phoenix Deer Valley Airport which only caters to private and corporate jets.

Phoenix main roads are systematized in traditional grid. They are separated as North-South or East-West with a central point at the Central Avenue and Washington Street. The bus that starts at Central Avenue is the Route Zero while the succeeding routes are based on the one –mile system that is followed in Phoenix.

 The road networks in Phoenix has a freeway system. Categorized as I-10 or known as the Maricopa and Papago Freeways, this line starts from Los Angeles and goes toward west to downtown and exits at southeast. This line connects Phoenix main roads to major cities like Tempe, Chandler, Avondale, Goodyear, and Buckeye.The Black Canyon Freeway or I-17, on the other hand, starts at downtown Phoenix and goes towards north until it reaches Flagstaff. This line connects major metro areas like Phoenix, North Phoenix, and Anthem.

 Phoenix, Paradise Valley and North Phoenix are all connected by the SR 51 freeway while the US 60 Freeway travels from the heart of the city towards east of downtown. The line connects areas like Peoria, Glendale, Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, and Apache Junction.

 The Road network in Phoenix is made up of a major highway that circles around the suburb of Glendale, Peoria, North Phoenix, Scottsdale, temper, and Chandler is called the Loop 101. It constitutes three freeways such as Agua Fria, Price, and Pima. Another loop connects Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler. It is known as Loop 202.

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