T+L's Most Dangerous U.S. Airports

Courtesy of City of Phoenix Aviation Department

No. 8: Phoenix Sky Harbor

9 of 23

Score: 3.26

Runway Incidents: 19

Close Calls: A departing Southwest Airlines 737 came
within 50 feet of an arriving Empire Airways Cessna in March 2010.

The Fix: Working closely with the FAA, Sky Harbor
recently completed a number of runway safety improvements including Runway
Status Lights, new taxiway connectors, and extended safety buffer zones at the
end of runways.

T+L's Most Dangerous U.S. Airports

No. 8: Phoenix Sky Harbor

Score: 3.26

Runway Incidents: 19

Close Calls: A departing Southwest Airlines 737 came
within 50 feet of an arriving Empire Airways Cessna in March 2010.

The Fix: Working closely with the FAA, Sky Harbor
recently completed a number of runway safety improvements including Runway
Status Lights, new taxiway connectors, and extended safety buffer zones at the
end of runways.

Courtesy of City of Phoenix Aviation Department
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