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Reach the world from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport for your scheduled and charter air cargo operations. Gateway is ideally situated as an attractive and lower cost solution to other traditional air cargo ports and has the runway length for widebody aircraft to fly non-stop to Asian and European destinations. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has three parallel runways: 10,401 feet, 10,201 feet, and 9,301 feet.

Centrally located within the Southwest United States, the Greater Phoenix region is served by an outstanding network of rail and trucking services. The region is an ideal location for distribution operations serving the West Coast and Rocky Mountain Region. Major manufacturers such as Intel, Microchip, Honeywell Aerospace, and other high-tech suppliers are part of a growing and time-sensitive economy within the Valley.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is located within Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) #221, which helps promote international trade within the region. Companies utilizing the FTZ may have customs duties reduced, deferred, or eliminated, offering them a financial edge in the global marketplace. The state of Arizona also offers a significant reduction of property taxes for companies located within the FTZ. This reduction can often achieve more than a 70% reduction of taxes paid. There is no inventory tax within the state making Arizona a prime location for global trade.

Airport Benefits:

An-124 at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Cargo Ramp. The ramp is sized and strengthened for two 747s to load and unload simultaneously.
An-124 at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Cargo Ramp. The ramp is sized and strengthened for two 747s to load and unload simultaneously.

For additional information about how Gateway can help with your air freight network and needs please contact us:

Mike Merk
Director, Business Development
(480) 988-7605
mmerk@phxmesagateway.org

US Customs contact information:

Mark Beaty
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
(480) 379-5956

Jim Brady
U.S. Customs Cargo Inspection
(480) 279-2928

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