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|Number of Daily Flights||12|
|Earliest Flight Departure Date||Jul 9|
|Latest Flight Departure Date||Jul 10|
|Popular Airlines||American Airlines|
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is located 13 minutes northwest of central Sacramento off I-5.
Typical flight times from SMF to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) last one hour and 45 minutes. You can reach downtown Phoenix in 10 minutes via Buckeye Road or E Jefferson Street. Travelers can also take the free PHX Airport Shuttle to nearby light rail and bus stops.
Phoenix boasts several natural attractions like the nearby renowned Grand Canyon. Other must-sees include Camelback Mountain, Piestewa Park, Phoenix Mountain Preserve and the Desert Botanical Garden.
Enjoy a game at Chase Field or spend the day at the Phoenix Zoo. Other popular attractions include the Arizona Science Center, Heard Museum, the Hall of Flame Museum and Rosson House. Performing arts theaters and galleries are also popular.
Phoenix is a desert city, with temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer and 67 in the winter. It’s not unusual for Phoenix temperatures to top 99 degrees in the summer months, so pack lightly.
Travelers can find luxury, boutique and spa hotels throughout greater Phoenix, and many popular accommodations are nestled in the city center for easy access to attractions.