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Located in the center of Arizona, only 90 miles from both Phoenix and Flagstaff, Prescott provides excellent transportation alternatives.

Regional transportation facilities in the tri-city area (Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley) currently include:

  • Truck freight lines through Prescott provide interstate and intrastate trucking.
  • Interstate 17 is 37 miles southeast of Prescott, accessible by Arizona State Route 69, which is four lanes wide and primarily divided highway.
  • Interstate 40 lies 50 miles north of Prescott, accessible by U.S. Route 89.
  • United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express provide Prescott with air freight service and daily parcel service.

Air Transportation

Prescott's Ernest A. Love Field is a nationally recognized municipal airport.

  • FAA Control Tower
  • Altitude – 5,042 feet
  • Lighted 150-foot wide primary runway is 7,616 linear feet asphalt
  • Parallel runway is 60 feet wide, 4,862 feet long
  • Crosswind runway is 75 feet wide, 4,408 feet long
  • 340 clear flight days per year
  • 4th busiest airport in Arizona
  • Approximately 235,000 flights annually
  • Great Lakes Airlines provides commuter service to Denver International Airport, Page AZ and Los Angeles, CA
  • Regional Flight Service Station

PRC has been engineered for safety and convenience. Takeoffs and landings couldn't be easier. The 150-foot wide primary runway, and PRC's parallel and connecting taxiways transverse all three of the airfield's runways to keep traffic flowing smoothly. Navigational aids and state-of-the-art lighting combine to make both approach and taxi safe and efficient.

The Prescott area is also home to the Lockheed Martin Regional Flight Service Station, which briefs pilots 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with flight plans, weather and airport conditions statewide. PRC holds a steady course of safety, professionalism and efficiency in airport operations, assuring pilots a combination of facilities that inspires confidence both on the ground and in the air, meeting the demands of increasing air traffic well into the future.