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General Aviation

With more than 45% of aircraft operations attributed to general aviation activity, Tucson International Airport (TUS) is dedicated to serving the general aviation pilot.

Download the official 2014 TUS General Aviation Strategic Plan or a copy of the Executive Summary.

  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) provides air traffic control tower services 24-hours/day, year round.
  • TUS is a U.S. Port of Entry with 24-hour U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) services.
  • TUS has some “Hot Spots” that pilots should familiarize themselves with before operating.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office at Tucson International Airport (TUS) is a full-service Port of Entry.

The CBP Office is staffed daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (for general questions and to report an aircraft arrival)
Office Number: 520.799.8348, Ext. 5
Office Fax: 520.799.8388

Passenger processing service is available twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days a week.

Cargo processing is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays.

To ask general questions or report an aircraft arrival, contact:

Office Number:  520.799.8348, Ext. 5
Office Fax:  520.799.8388
Airport Communications Center:  520.573.8182
Airside Operations:  520.573.8190

For additional information, contact United States Customs and Border Protection.
For specific airport information at TUS, contact the Tucson Airport Authority.


For information on services available from FBOs click here*.
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TAA currently has space available for lease. For more information contact:

Barbara Hempel, Director of Properties
(520) 573-4819

Rules & Regulations

This section contains a link to Tucson International Airport’s Rules and Regulations. The statements contained herein express the policy of the Tucson Airport Authority, duly adopted as the Rules and Regulations, and are intended to ensure the safe and efficient operations of Tucson International Airport. These Rules and Regulations govern the general conduct of the public, tenants, employees, and commercial users of Tucson International Airport.

TUS Disabled Aircraft Recovery Plan
TUS Airside Driving Rules and Regulations
TUS Rules and Regulations

Minimum Standards

The purpose of these General Aviation Minimum Standards is to encourage, promote, and ensure (1) the delivery of high quality general aviation products, services, and facilities to Airport users; (2) the design and development of quality general aviation improvements and facilities at the Tucson International Airport; (3) safety and security; (4) the economic health of general aviation Airport businesses; and (5) the orderly development of Airport property.

TUS Minimum Standards

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Tucson International Airport
7250 South Tucson Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85756
(520) 573-8100