About Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is an airport in Mesa, Arizona. Although an international airport, the airport mainly facilitates flights from US carriers flying domestically around the country, with just a few international flights travelling to destinations within Canada. The airport handles close to 1,500,000 passengers each year.
There are currently no airlines that use Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport as a hub. However, Allegiant Air does use the airport as a focus city.
The airport opened as an air force base in 1941 but closed in 1993. It then reopened in 1994 as a public airport under the name 'Williams Gateway Airport. In 2008, it was renamed Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, which is what it's known as today.
What is the airport code for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport?
The airport code for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is AZA. It's a 20–40-minute drive to Phoenix-Mesa airport from the city centre of Mesa and 40–60 minutes from downtown Phoenix. The drive can sometimes take longer if you're travelling in rush hour traffic.