Air Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85034 USA
General Information Line: 602.273.3300

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), dubbed America's Friendliest Airport, is the main airport for the Greater Phoenix area. Sky Harbor serves more than 100 domestic and international destinations. With 1,200 daily flights—about 500 of them nonstop—Sky Harbor is one of the most convenient airports in the United States. The airport is located in the middle of Greater Phoenix, less than ten minutes from downtown and within 20 miles (approximately 24 minutes) of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.

Transportation To/From the Airport

There are many rental car options from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. There is a Hertz rental location on property at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.

Taxi fares are on average $65 each way to the hotel. The JW Marriott Desert Ridge does not offer a shuttle service. Shared ride van services are also available from the airport to the resort for a fee.

Getting Around Town

Local Area Shopping

The JW Marriott Desert Ridge provides a shuttle departing hourly from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm to the nearby Desert Ridge Marketplace, which provides dining, shopping, and entertainment options.


The hotel resort fee, included in the ACT hotel guest room rate, includes a two-hour bike rental, based on availability, for up to four bikes.

Car Rental

The resort offers Hertz rental car on-site.


Access the Greater Phoenix area by bus. A Greyhound Bus Station is located 20 miles from the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, and the Valley Metro Bus stop is located less than half a mile from the hotel.

Light Rail

The Valley Metro Light Rail can be accessed at the nearest station, 15 miles south of the hotel.