New freeway to link Loop 202 and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Travelers flying through
Arizona State Route 24 will run from the Loop 202 Santan Freeway to Gateway Airport. Construction was originally slated to start in 2016, but the city of
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith says he doesn’t want Gateway to be just a reliever airport for
"Our goal is certainly not to take traffic away from
Smith says that increasing airport access will also be key down the road, as Gateway plans to add another terminal sometime in the next 10 years.
State Route 24 should be finished a little over a year from now.