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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Sets Passenger Record

Airplane taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
(Photo by Al Macias-KJZZ)
An airplane taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport reported more than 44 million travelers passed through in 2015, nearly 2 million more than the previous record.

The previous record was set in 2007 when Sky Harbor reported 42,184,515 total passengers. That was only slightly higher than the 2014 total of 42,134,662.

Here's a look at past year information provided by by Sky Harbor Airport:

2014 Summary

Total passengers: 42,134,662

Total operations (landings and takeoffs): 430,461 

2013 Summary

Total passengers: 40,341,614

Total operations (landings and takeoffs): 436,184

2012 Summary

Total passengers:  40,448,932

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  450,204

2011 Summary

Total passengers:  40,592,295

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  461,989

2010 Summary

Total passengers:  38,554,530

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  449,351


2009 Summary

Total passengers:  37,824,982

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  457,207


2008 Summary

Total passengers:  39,891,193

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  502,499


2007 Summary

Total passengers:  42,184,515

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  539,211


2006 Summary

Total passengers:  41,436,498

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  546,510


2005 Summary

Total passengers:  41,204,071

Total operations (landings and takeoffs):  563,536

As a senior field correspondent, Christina Estes focuses on stories that impact our economy, your wallet and public policy.