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Phoenix Control Tower

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Identification

Phoenix Control Tower
Phoenix Sky Harbor Air Traffic Control Tower
259532

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Structure in General

airport tower
existing [completed]
concrete

Usages

air traffic control

Facts

  • The new tower is 145 feet higher than the tower it replaced, which was built in 1979.
  • The Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility (TRACON) was built along with the air traffic control tower at a combined cost of $89 million.
  • The second Sky Harbor control tower was built in 1952 at 107 feet high and had no elevator. Access was by a 129-step spiral staircase.
  • The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is owned and operated by the City of Phoenix.
  • When completed, this was the world's 5th tallest control tower.
  • The first Sky Harbor control tower was built in 1929 at 30 feet in height and increased to 40 feet in 1943.

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Location

3400 East Sky Harbor Boulevard
3400 East Sky Harbor Boulevard
85034
Phoenix
Arizona
U.S.A.

Technical Data

326.00 ft
6
2006
$54,000,000

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