Phoenix International Airport, Arizona

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The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, operated by the city of Phoenix, has been the primary airport for the state of Arizona since 1935. When it opened, there was only one runway. Today, there are three runways, and it is one of the top ten busiest airports in the U.S. Approximately 1,200 airplanes, carrying roughly 100,000 passengers, arrive and depart from the airport daily.

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"SPHX Sky Harbor's control tower w/ downtown PHX in the background, April 10, 2010" by ZHoover123 is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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