Edwards: Flight-training schools putting our lives in danger

A rebuttal to Jeff Serdy, who wrote the opinion “Development of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport benefits air travelers, regional economy.” Mr. mayor, have you asked the home owners and business owners in the flight schools and  commercial flight zones about their thoughts? Have you asked them how air traffic lowers their property values? Here is an […]

Serdy: Development of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport benefits air travelers, regional economy

Greater Phoenix is fortunate to have a modern and vibrant multi-modal transportation system that helps safeguard our region’s economic vitality and long-term sustainability. Airports are a critical component of that system and create jobs, facilitate commerce, and provide access to the global marketplace for the communities they serve. In the Phoenix East Valley, the evolution […]

Marwest announces four-phase development at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

Marwest Enterprises, LLC has announced a joint venture for the four-phase planned development of The Landing at PMG, a new Class-A industrial project on 20 acres adjacent to the Loop 202 and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport. The project’s $30 million first phase consists of six buildings totaling 280,000 square feet. It began construction earlier this month […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport adds nonstop service to Carlsbad/San Diego

Growth continues at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport as California Pacific Airlines has announced new nonstop service to McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport 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 Community and Phoenix. “We are delighted to […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway celebrates record-setting passenger growth

Signaling a shift in local travel habits of the Greater Phoenix Market, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport posted its best ever summer passenger numbers in the history of the airport. July marked the 10th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger activity growth at Gateway Airport. Travelers can now choose from one of 46 nonstop destinations offered at Gateway […]

Swoop announces international flight route from Mesa to Edmonton

Swoop, a Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), announced Thursday, Aug. 2 its entrance into the U.S. market with an international flight route from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Edmonton, available for purchase through April 27, 2019. This new route is one of several others that will connect the U.S. and Canada. The next closest will be flights […]

Mayor Serdy serves as newly-elected board chairman of Gateway Airport

Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy has been recently elected chairman of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. The airport authority board elects the chair and other officers from the six board members on an annual basis, according to a press release about the board electing officers at a summer meeting. Gila River Indian Community Lieutenant Gov. […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to begin expansion of security checkpoint

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 security screening lanes from four to five with a future capacity of six […]

NewLeaf airlines to begin charter service from Canada to Gateway Airport

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and NewLeaf Travel Co. announced Nov. 16 new charter service from Canada to the Phoenix East Valley. The service, beginning in January, will offer Canadian visitors  access to all the amenities the greater Phoenix region has to offer. NewLeaf will operate three nonstop flights each week from Calgary starting on Jan. 1, […]

Airport land use plan update to be discussed

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is in the process of updating its land use compatibility plan for the airport and the surrounding area. Members of the public are invited to attend a meeting and learn about preliminary recommendations and the next steps in the process, according to an event flier. It will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, […]