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3/12/2015 Tucson International Airport Receives FAA’s Highest Evaluation for 3rd Consecutive Year
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has once again certified that Tucson International Airport (TUS) is in full compliance with federal government standards for commercial service airports....more
3/10/2015 Dark-Sky Association Honors Tucson International Airport
Members of the International Dark-Sky Association presented their group's Lighting Design Award to the Tucson Airport Authority and designer Chris Monrad from Monrad Engineering at the TAA's Board of Directors monthly meeting today....more
2/25/2015 2014 Passenger Counts Up at Tucson International Airport
Passenger traffic at Tucson International Airport finished 2014 on an up note for the first time since 2010....more
2/25/2015 Delta Plans Daily Flights to Seattle Next Season
Delta Air Lines, which this winter is operating a weekly round-trip flight on Saturdays between Tucson and Seattle, will increase that to daily service next winter....more
2/13/2015 Tucson International Airport Receives BrightEE Award for Light Project
The Tucson Airport Authority is proud to be among 10 recipients of BrightEE Awards from Tucson Electric Power in recognition for a project that replaced more than 650 outdoor electrical fixtures with energy-efficient LED lighting....more
1/26/2015 Steve Cole Takes Over Chairmanship of TAA Board
Steven R. Cole assumed chairmanship for 2015 of the Tucson Airport Authority at its annual meeting today....more
12/8/2014 TAA Announces Retail and Restaurant Business Opportunities in 2016
Owners of locally-based retail businesses and restaurants who might be interested in doing business in the terminal at Tucson International Airport are being sought out by the Tucson Airport Authority to attend informational meetings....more
11/5/2014 TAA Board Approves Sale of Land for Aerospace Parkway
The Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors today authorized the sale to Pima County of land for an integral part of the development of an Aerospace, Defense and Technology Research and Business Park south of Tucson International Airport....more
10/31/2014 TAA Police Department Seeks Public Input on Reaccreditation
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on November 2, 2014, to examine all aspects of the Tucson Airport Authority Police Department....more
6/30/2014 Alaska Airlines to Launch 2nd Tucson-Seattle Flights on Saturdays
Southern Arizonans will have another option to fly between Tucson International Airport and the Pacific Northwest this winter with the addition of a second seasonal nonstop flight on peak Saturdays on Alaska Airlines to Seattle....more
5/29/2014 Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center Opens at Tucson International Airport
Tucsonans no longer will be required to travel out of town as part of the application process for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Trusted Traveler programs with the opening of an Enrollment Center at Tucson International Airport....more
5/15/2014 Danette Bewley Named VP/COO of TAA
Danette Bewley has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Projects/Chief Operating Officer for the Tucson Airport Authority....more
1/27/2014 Tucson Airport Authority Authorizes Lease for New Control Tower
Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors took a major step to replacing the 55-year-old control tower at Tucson International Airport, agreeing to lease land to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build a new one....more