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Tucson International Earns High Marks on Safety Inspection


Tucson International Earns High Marks on Safety Inspection

Tucson, Ariz.-Tucson International Airport's recent annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Airport Certification inspection returned a score of no discrepancies, the best result possible.

The three-day inspection involved intense scrutiny of the airfield environment, operations, emergency management and police and firefighter response. Inspectors also examined records and documents pertaining to safety, training and emergency planning.

"We commend you for the procedures you are using in the day-to-day operation of the airport," stated inspector Elizabeth Louie in a post-inspection letter.

"No discrepancies is a noteworthy result," said Bonnie Allin, president/CEO of Tucson Airport Authority. "It's an affirmation that our employees' training, dedication and pursuit of excellence are resulting in a consistently safe and efficient environment, benefitting our customers, tenants and the entire community we serve."