List of airports in Arizona

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This is a list of airports in Arizona (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.

Airport location where aircraft take off and land

An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport. Airports often have facilities to store and maintain aircraft, and a control tower. An airport consists of a landing area, which comprises an aerially accessible open space including at least one operationally active surface such as a runway for a plane to take off or a helipad, and often includes adjacent utility buildings such as control towers, hangars and terminals. Larger airports may have airport aprons, taxiway bridges, air traffic control centres, passenger facilities such as restaurants and lounges, and emergency services. In some countries, the US in particular, they also typically have one or more fixed-base operators, serving general aviation.

Arizona state of the United States of America

Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states. It is the sixth largest and the 14th most populous of the 50 states. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest.

U.S. state constituent political entity of the United States

In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders. Four states use the term commonwealth rather than state in their full official names.

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Airports

This list contains the following information:

Federal Aviation Administration United States Government agency dedicated to civil aviation matters

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a governmental body of the United States with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation in that nation as well as over its surrounding international waters. Its powers include the construction and operation of airports, air traffic management, the certification of personnel and aircraft, and the protection of U.S. assets during the launch or re-entry of commercial space vehicles. Powers over neighboring international waters were delegated to the FAA by authority of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

A location identifier is a symbolic representation for the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, or weather station, and is used for manned air traffic control facilities in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services.

Arizona Department of Transportation Arizona state government agency charged with facilitating mobility within the state

The Arizona Department of Transportation is an Arizona state government agency charged with facilitating mobility within the state. In addition to managing the state's highway system, the agency is also involved with public transportation and municipal airports. The department was created in 1974 when the state merged the Arizona Highway Department with the Arizona Department of Aeronautics.

International Air Transport Association trade group of airlines

The International Air Transport Association is a trade association of the world’s airlines. Consisting of 290 airlines, primarily major carriers, representing 117 countries, the IATA's member airlines account for carrying approximately 82% of total available seat miles air traffic. IATA supports airline activity and helps formulate industry policy and standards. It is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with Executive Offices in Geneva, Switzerland.

International Civil Aviation Organization Specialised agency of the United Nations

The International Civil Aviation Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Its headquarters is located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2017–2021 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) reportreleased September 2016:
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a system for categorizing public-use airports that is primarily based on the level of commercial passenger traffic through each facility. It is used to determine if an airport is eligible for funding through the federal government's Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Fewer than 20% of airports in the U.S. qualify for the program, though most that don't qualify are private-use-only airports.

The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) is an inventory of U.S. aviation infrastructure assets. NPIAS was developed and now maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

General aviation civil use of aircraft excluding commercial transportation

General Aviation (GA) represents the 'private transport' and recreational flying component of aviation.

  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2016, as per FAA recordsreleased July 2017.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enplanements or Passengers (Year)
Commercial Service – Primary airports
Bullhead City IFP IFP KIFP Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport P-N 109,334
Flagstaff FLG FLG KFLG Flagstaff Pulliam Airport P-N 64,578
Grand Canyon / Tusayan GCN GCN KGCN Grand Canyon National Park Airport P-N 319,206
Mesa IWA AZA KIWA Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport (formerly Williams AFB) P-S 705,731
Page PGA PGA KPGA Page Municipal Airport P-N 17,435
Peach Springs 1G4 GCW Grand Canyon West Airport P-N 128,739
Phoenix PHX PHX KPHX Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport P-L 20,896,265
Tucson TUS TUS KTUS Tucson International Airport P-S 1,594,594
Yuma NYL YUM KNYL Yuma International Airport / MCAS Yuma P-N 74,742
Commercial Service – Nonprimary airports
Prescott PRC PRC KPRC Prescott Municipal Airport (Ernest A. Love Field) CS 3,451
Reliever airports
Chandler CHD CHD KCHD Chandler Municipal Airport R 104
Glendale GEU KGEU Glendale Municipal Airport R 10
Goodyear GYR GYR KGYR Phoenix Goodyear Airport R 22
Marana (near Tucson) AVQ AVW KAVQ Marana Regional Airport R 2
Mesa FFZ MSC KFFZ Falcon Field R 3
Phoenix DVT DVT KDVT Phoenix Deer Valley Airport R 13
Scottsdale SDL SCF KSDL Scottsdale Airport R 828
Tucson RYN RYN KRYN Ryan Field R 0
General Aviation airports
Ajo P01 Eric Marcus Municipal Airport GA 0
Bagdad E51 BGT Bagdad Airport GA 0
Benson E95 Benson Municipal Airport GA 0
Bisbee P04 BSQ Bisbee Municipal Airport GA 0
Buckeye BXK BXK KBXK Buckeye Municipal Airport GA 0
Casa Grande CGZ CGZ KCGZ Casa Grande Municipal Airport GA 0
Chinle E91 Chinle Municipal Airport GA 0
Cibecue Z95 Cibecue Airport GA 0
Clifton / Morenci CFT CFT KCFT Greenlee County Airport GA 0
Colorado City AZC KAZC Colorado City Municipal Airport GA 0
Coolidge P08 Coolidge Municipal Airport GA 0
Cottonwood P52 CTW Cottonwood Airport GA 0
Douglas / Bisbee DUG DUG KDUG Bisbee Douglas International Airport GA 0
Eloy E60 Eloy Municipal Airport GA 0
Gila Bend E63 Gila Bend Municipal Airport GA 0
Globe P13 San Carlos Apache Airport GA 0
Holbrook P14 Holbrook Municipal Airport GA 0
Kayenta 0V7 MVM Kayenta Airport GA 142
Kingman IGM IGM KIGM Kingman Airport GA [nb 1] 23
Lake Havasu City HII HII KHII Lake Havasu City Airport GA 7
Marana MZJ MZJ KMZJ Pinal Airpark GA 5
Maricopa A39 A39 Ak-Chin Regional Airport GA 0
Nogales OLS OLS KOLS Nogales International Airport GA 0
Parker P20 Avi Suquilla Airport GA 0
Payson PAN PJB KPAN Payson Airport GA 0
Polacca P10 PXL Polacca Airport GA 0
Safford SAD SAD KSAD Safford Regional Airport GA 0
San Manuel E77 San Manuel Airport GA 0
Sedona SEZ SDX KSEZ Sedona Airport GA 9
Show Low SOW SOW KSOW Show Low Regional Airport GA 4,139
Sierra Vista / Ft Huachuca FHU FHU KFHU Sierra Vista Municipal Airport / Libby AAF GA 245
Springerville JTC KJTC Springerville Municipal Airport GA 0
St. Johns SJN SJN KSJN St. Johns Industrial Air Park GA 0
Taylor TYL TYZ KTYL Taylor Airport GA 0
Tuba City T03 TBC Tuba City Airport GA 0
Whiteriver E24 WTR Whiteriver Airport GA 0
Wickenburg E25 E25 Wickenburg Municipal Airport GA 4
Willcox P33 P33 Cochise County Airport GA 0
Williams CMR CMR KCMR H.A. Clark Memorial Field GA 0
Window Rock RQE RQE KRQE Window Rock Airport GA 0
Winslow INW INW KINW Winslow–Lindbergh Regional Airport GA 0
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Bullhead City A20 Sun Valley Airport
Chandler P19 SLJ Stellar Airpark
Douglas DGL DGL KDGL Douglas Municipal Airport
Douglas P03 Cochise College Airport
Kearny E67 Kearny Airport
Maricopa E68 Estrella Sailport
Meadview L25 L25 Pearce Ferry Airport 105
Mohave Valley A09 Eagle Airpark
Page L41 L41 Marble Canyon Airport 137
Peach Springs L37 L37 Grand Canyon Caverns Airport 9
Peoria P48 Pleasant Valley Airport
Pima E37 Flying J Ranch Airport
Seligman P23 Seligman Airport
Sells E78 Sells Airport
Somerton / San Luis 44A Rolle Airfield (Rolle Field)
Superior E81 Superior Municipal Airport
Temple Bar / Lake Mead U30 Temple Bar Airport
Tombstone P29 Tombstone Municipal Airport
Valle 40G 40G Valle Airport
Whitmore 1Z1 1Z1 Grand Canyon Bar 10 Airport 7,825
Other government/military airports
Gila Bend GBN KGBN Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field
Glendale LUF LUF KLUF Luke Air Force Base
Picacho PCA KPCA Picacho Stagefield ARNG Heliport
Tucson DMA DMA KDMA Davis–Monthan Air Force Base 565
Yuma LGF LGF KLGF Laguna Army Airfield (Yuma Proving Ground)
Notable private-use airports
Chandler 34AZ Gila River Memorial Airport
Marble Canyon AZ03 Cliff Dwellers Airport 5
Peach Springs 3AZ5 Hualapai Airport
Pima County AZ67 El Tiro Gliderport
Queen Creek 5AZ3 Pegasus Airpark
Roosevelt Lake 88AZ Grapevine Airstrip
Tucson / Oro Valley 57AZ La Cholla Airpark
Notable former airports
Bowie E54 Bowie Airport (closed)
Casa Grande E58 Three Point Airport (closed 1998–2000)
Ganado 85V Ganado Airport (closed) GA
Tuweep / Grand Canyon L50 Tuweep Airport (closed)
Wickenburg 44E Forepaugh Airport (closed)

Footnotes:

  1. Kingman Airport offers scheduled commercial service, but is listed as a general aviation airport in the NPIAS (2011–2015) because it has less than 2,500 enplanements per year.

See also

References

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: