metropolitan area in Maricopa and Pinal counites in Arizona, United States

Greater Phoenix is a region of Arizona surrounding Phoenix. The total area accounts for 4.7 million residents (2017 est.), and is the 12th largest metropolitan area in the United States. The Greater Phoenix/Phoenix Metropolitan Area is also commonly referred to as "The Valley" by local residents.


Map of Greater Phoenix

Get inEdit

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX): It is served by many airlines, but most notably American and Southwest. There are flights from Alaska, Canada, Germany, Hawaii, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and most of the continental United States.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA): It is mostly served by Allegiant Air which operates flights throughout the continental United States. There are flights from Canada with Swoop and WestJet.

Get aroundEdit

The Valley Metro light rail line connects Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.

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