Sky Harbor moves East Cell Phone Lot to ease traffic around Terminal 4



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Posted on March 21, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 24 at 10:44 AM

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PHOENIX -- In an effort to reduce traffic congestion near Terminal 4, Sky Harbor moved the East Cell Phone Lot to a location that can accommodate more than four times the vehicle traffic.

The original cell phone lot closed and the new one opened at 5 a.m. Friday. The move is temporary, in effect until the end of the month.

There is a series of lighted signs to guide drivers to the new location, which is north of East Economy Parking.
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For drivers entering from the west, Sky Harbor will continue to offer its cell phone lot located just west of Terminal 2.

Additionally, those picking up and dropping off Terminal 4 passengers can avoid traffic by using the PHX Sky Train® Station at 44th and Washington streets. The station features a cell phone lot where drivers may wait, free of charge, while their friends or loved ones take the five-minute ride on the train from Terminal 4.

Terminal 4 serves 80 percent of Sky Harbor’s passengers on Southwest, US Airways, American, Aeromexico, Air Canada, British Airways, Volaris and WestJet.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, America's Friendliest Airport™, is one of the top 10 busiest airports in the U.S.