Barker: Change plane approach patterns at Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport

Read your article on quiet zones for the railroad. Nice article, but here’s a topic that should be looked into pertaining to quiet zones. Allegiant Airlines takes off and has planes on final approach directly above my residence (neighborhood/Charleston Estates-Queen Creek). We’re located in what is known as “zone  three,” supposedly the best zone on […]

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 […]

Queen Creek eyes drone usage to better illustrate Ellsworth congestion

The Town of Queen Creek is beginning to use a drone to plan for its future. As Queen Creek’s population has grown from about 26,000 to 45,000 in the last seven years, Queen Creek was not immune from increased traffic along Ellsworth Road turning into congestion on what was mostly a two-lane artery between San […]

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 […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to begin expansion of security checkpoint

Project to increase capacity at the security checkpoint by about 33 percent   On Sunday, Oct. 1, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will begin construction on a project to expand and enhance its Transportation Security Administration security checkpoint. The project, designed to ensure continued convenience and passenger processing efficiency as the airport grows, will increase the number of […]