The Tucson Airport Authority is committed to providing a safe and secure environment to Tucson International Airport and Ryan Airfield through an organized response to emergency situations and proactive education and prevention activities. The Public Safety effort provides a broad range of programs to protect the airport community from the adverse effects of crime, fire, sudden medical emergency or exposure to dangerous conditions.
Airport Police and Fire personnel undergo constant training to maintain the highest level of service to airport tenants, visitors and passengers.
TIA is located in Pima County on property owned by the City of Tucson. Both TAA Police and Fire work closely with a number of other city and county jurisdictions including City of Tucson and Pima County Police and Fire Department, Sheriff's Department, Department of Public Safety, and the Arizona Air National Guard.
Note: TIA (TUS), has prepared an Emergency Contingency Plan to address irregular operations such as excessive tarmac delays that provide for the deplanement of passengers on diverted commercial flights.