Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport announces best month ever, 24% increase in first-quarter traffic

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport continued its streak of record-setting passenger activity by welcoming 224,864 total passengers during March; the highest monthly passenger total in the history of Gateway Airport. March represented the 18th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger growth for the airport. For the first quarter of 2019, activity is up 24% over the same time […]

Queen Creek council 2-day strategic planning session at Courtyard by Marriott in Mesa

The Queen Creek Town Council is holding strategic planning discussions March 1-2 open to the public at the Courtyard by Marriott Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport hotel, 6907 E. Ray Road in Mesa. The town’s corporate strategic plan is a goal-setting document that is reviewed annually and updated as directed by the council, according to town […]

International cargo plane to be flying out of nearby Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

A cargo plane will soon be at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to bring goods to Mexico, the Queen Creek Town Council was told recently. The airport, 6033 S. Sossaman Road in Mesa, is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. PMGAA consists of representation from Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Mesa, Gilbert, Gila River Indian […]

SkyBridge Arizona at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport provides cross-border commerce

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Jan. 5 announced that Arizona will be home to SkyBridge Arizona, the nation’s first international air cargo hub to house both Mexican and U.S. customs. The first-of-its-kind service, which will be operated out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, will enable E-commerce companies, manufacturers and other commercial interests conducting business in Mexico […]

New routes at Gateway Airport yield 15% passenger increase in November

The addition of eight new nonstop destinations by Allegiant Air and expanded seasonal service to Calgary and Edmonton from WestJet Airlines resulted in a 15 percent increase in passenger activity at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Gateway Airport) in November compared to November 2016. A total of 115,156 air travelers used Gateway Airport during the month, making […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority selects master developer for 360-acre Gateway Aerospace Park

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously to select Mesa SkyBridge, LLC, as master developer for the Gateway Aerospace Park. The vote is a significant milestone and continues a process that began in April 2015 with the enVision Gateway event. Developing the 360 acres of vacant airport land will create thousands of […]

Gateway Airport attracts more manufacturer aircraft testing

Sunshine, clear skies and warm weather are just a few reasons so many travelers visit Arizona. For most, the trip is made during the nine months when many parts of the country are cold and covered in snow. For others, it is to chase the summer heat and clear skies in order to perform flight […]

WestJet Airlines returning to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in October

WestJet Airlines today announced that its Canadian flights will be returning in October to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The nonstop flights provide access for the growing number of Canadians who visit the region and own homes in the Phoenix east Valley, according to a press release. “The east Valley market continues to grow, with more than […]

Gateway Airport, MomDoc Charities partner for mothers’ room

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in coordination with MomDoc Charities has a new feature for traveling mothers who are nursing or just need a quiet place for their baby or toddler. Two mothers’ rooms are after the security screening in the terminal and near baggage claim, according to a press release. The mothers’ rooms are separate rooms […]

WestJet Airlines to provide service between Gateway Airport and Canada

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and WestJet Airlines have announced direct service between Phoenix’s East Valley and Canada.  This is the second Canadian service announcement in as many weeks for Gateway Airport. (Read related story) WestJet will operate three nonstop flights each week from Calgary starting on Jan. 19, and one weekly nonstop flight from Edmonton starting […]

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