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Phoenix Sky Harbor tops the list: The Best and Worst U.S. Airports of 2019733Phoenix Sky Harbor tops the list: The Best and Worst U.S. Airports of 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/econdev/inthenews/73311/15/2019 7:00:00 AM<div class="ExternalClassA9498129A0384E8485ADA93136136BE1"><div style="text-align:center;"><figure> <img src="/econdevsite/MediaAssets/EconomyUpdate/SKY-HARBOR-20190612-Exterior-Terminal-3.jpg" alt="Photo, Sky Harbor terminal 3 after renoovation" /> <figcaption><em>Exterior view of the renovated of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Terminal 3</em> <br>Image: City of Phoenix Aviation Department <br> <em>The Middle Seat, Wall Street Journal reported in AZ Business Magazine</em> </figcaption> </figure></div><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was named the top airport in the nation among large airports by the Wall Street Journal. Convenience. Reliability. Value. These are critical factors the Wall Street Journal looked at when conducting its annual Airport Rankings study. It examined 14 different measures within these categories, as well as surveying more than 2,500 subscribers. The results found that among other things, Phoenix Sky Harbor’s short taxi-to-takeoff times, restaurants and fast WiFi makes it the top airport in the country.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">“Sky Harbor is the gateway to our state and the largest economic engine in Arizona,” said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “It’s wonderful to see the Airport being recognized for its focus on customer service, reliability, and convenience on a national platform. This is a solid testament to both our airport employees and the hundreds of volunteer Navigators who donate their time at Sky Harbor.”</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix Sky Harbor ranked particularly high for its average Yelp rating for restaurants. America’s Friendliest Airport is also America’s Tastiest Airport with local favorites like Barrio Café, La Grande Orange, Four Peaks Brewery, Matt’s Big Breakfast, San Tan Brewery, the Tavern and others in the terminals as well as nationally-recognized options available.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:15px;">Phoenix Sky Harbor also saw a major improvement in its WiFi speeds, something that is very important to travelers. PHX was ranked second among the largest airports for WiFi service.</span>​</p></div>https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-best-and-worst-u-s-airports-of-2019-11573658675

 

 

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