Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ

Served by Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in Arizona and the fifth most populous city nationwide. Also known as the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is the seat of Maricopa County. This legendary Southwestern city encompasses Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa.
 

Elite Airways flies in and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Dubbed America's Friendliest Airport, the airport is located on 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

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Elite Airways offers non-stop flights between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Rochester International Airport (RST) on Thursdays and Sundays and on Mondays and Fridays, Elite flies between Phoenix and Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP) in Nevada. Click here to check availability or make a reservation

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Airport Information

Elite AIrways is located in Terminal 2 across from door 3 at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a public airport located 3 miles southeast of downtown Phoenix and has been owned and operated by the City of Phoenix since 1935.

Phoenix, Arizona–the Valley of the Sun

Greater Phoenix is the perfect setting for family vacations or weekend getaways attracting 16 million visitors each year. America’s fifth-largest city still has cowboys and red-rock buttes and iconic towering cactus. With an elevation is 1,117 feet, Phoenix is the heart of the Sonoran Desert and the gateway to the Grand Canyon, and its culture carries the spirit of the Puebloans, ranchers, miners and visionaries that came before.


A desert oasis

A desert oasis

Greater Phoenix is located in the Sonoran Desert, which is one of the wettest and greenest deserts in North America yet basks in sunshine more often than any other major metropolitan area in the U.S. The city’s horizon is defined by three distinct mountains: South Mountain, Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak. Phoenix is also home to the largest municipal park in North America–South Mountain Park and Preserve with more than 16,500 acres and 50 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails.


Cultural hot spots

Cultural hot spots

Among the cultural hot spots in Phoenix are the Heard Museum (Native American), Desert Botanical Garden–the world's largest collection of desert plants, Taliesin West–home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, the Phoenix Art Museum–the Southwest's largest art museum, the Fleischer Museum, the Arizona Science Center, the Hall of Flame featuring the world's largest collection of fire-fighting equipment, Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park and the Musical Instrument Museum.


Outdoor ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES

Outdoor ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES

Dependable sunshine and warm temperatures make outdoor activities a way of life in Phoenix. Golf, tennis, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and rock climbing are popular Phoenix activities. Jeep, Hummer or horseback riding is a great way to see the Sonoran Desert. Thrill seekers can soar above the desert plateau in a glider, sailplane or hot-air balloon. Visitors also can choose from water skiing, sailing, fishing and tubing in the region’s lakes and rivers.


Popular Attractions

Popular Attractions

Greater Phoenix’s top attractions are South Mountain Park and Preserve, Tempe Town Lake, Camelback Mountain and First Friday Art Walks in downtown Phoenix. Other noteworthy attractions include the Heard Museum, Desert Botanical Garden, Heritage and Science Park, the Musical Instrument Museum, and Phoenix Zoo. Phoenix is also the gateway to the Grand Canyon; the drive to America’s greatest natural wonder takes 3½ hours.


SPORTS Mecca

SPORTS Mecca

Greater Phoenix annually plays host to the PGA Tour’s Phoenix Open, NASCAR races, Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon, and college football’s Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl, Phoenix has played host to Super Bowl, College Football Playoff National Championship, and NCAA Basketball Final Four games. Phoenix has franchises in all four major professional sports leagues: Phoenix Suns (NBA), Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), Arizona Cardinals (NFL) and Arizona Coyotes (NHL). 15 Major League Baseball teams conduct spring training in the Cactus League.


Golfing and Resort Paradise

Golfing and Resort Paradise

Greater Phoenix is home to more than 450 hotels with more than 40 luxury resorts including the Arizona Biltmore and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Many resorts and spas infused with Native American tradition, desert charm and world class golf. Shrouded by mountains on three sides and covered by a canopy of near-perpetual blue sky, Greater Phoenix is home to nearly 200 courses. Many of those courses were designed by the greats, and most don’t have merely one signature hole, but many.