PHX Sky Train begins running April 8th

One day before Free Cone Day (Ben & Jerry’s annual complimentary scoop celebration), Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) will be having its own party.

PHX Sky Train

April 8th is opening day for the PHX Sky Train, which will offer travelers free rides between Terminal 4 (which serves 80% of Sky Harbor’s passengers), the East Economy parking lot and the METRO light rail at 44th Street and Washington.

Trains will arrive and depart every three to four minutes.

The electrically-powered, automated train will operate year-round, 24-hours a day and PHX has added some thoughtful amenities to the PHX Sky Train stations, including boarding pass kiosks and pet parks.

Early Bag Check, available at East Economy parking since December, will also open at the 44th Street Station on April 8 and allow travelers flying Southwest or US Airways to check their bags at the station for no additional cost.