I was wondering if anyone could give me some info about rush hour traffic. I'll be arriving at Sky Harbor at around 5:30pm. I have a friend arriving at the same airport at around 8pm. Rather than hang around, I was thinking that I'd get our rental car and check into our hotel and then I can head back to the airport to pick her up and not have to waste time doing all that stuff after she's arrived. Our hotel is in North Scottsdale, though - so a bit of a commute to go back and forth. The trip is 30 mins with no traffic, but just wondering what the traffic is like on the 202 and 101 at that time of day and if this plan would be worthwhile, or if I am better off hanging out at the airport?