Early Bag Check Now Offered at Sky Harbor

A new service makes it even easier for travelers to take the plane to the train, eliminating the need to carry checked luggage aboard the PHX Sky Train.*

  • Travelers flying Southwest Airlines and US Airways are able to utilize this service.
  • Early Bag Check is now available at East Economy Parking and service at the 44th Street & Washington PHX Sky Train Station is coming soon.**
  • Those parking at East Economy are able to drop off their luggage before they park. Travelers should look for signs when entering East Economy parking.
  • Travelers using the METRO light rail or who are dropped off at the 44th Street and Washington Station will be able to check their bags on Level 2 on the east side of the station.
  • Those travelers wishing to use the Early Bag Check service should check their bags a minimum of 90 minutes prior to their flight departure.
  • There is no additional cost for this service though individual airline bag fees still apply.

*Early Bag Check opened at East Economy on December 11. Travelers are now able to check their bags before boarding the PHX Airport Shuttle.
**Service at the 44th Street & Washington Station will begin in early 2013 with the opening of the PHX Sky Train.