Skip to Content
Tucson International Airport Tucson Airport Authority Ryan Airfield

General Aviation

More than 45% of aircraft operations at Tucson International Airport (TUS) are general aviation. The Tucson Airport Authority is committed to serving the pilots and passengers who are a part of this important component.

As a designated international Airport of Entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection provides inspection and processing services for private aircraft entering the United States from Mexico. This service is available 24/7 but pilots are required to provide advance notice.  Information is below under U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Pilot Information

Airport Code  TUS
Location Coordinates

 Latitude N32°6.96′

Longitude W110°56.46′

Elevation  2,643 feet / 805.6 meters (surveyed)
Magnetic Variation  12° East
Hours Attended  Continuous
Runway – Main Commercial  11L/29R – 10,996 feet by 150 feet
Runway – GA Parallel  11R/11L – 8,408 feet by 75 feet
Runway – Crosswind   03/21 – 7,000 feet by 150 feet
ATIS

 123.8  279.65

Phone (520) 741-1177

Weather ASOS   Phone (520) 295-5727
Tucson Tower   118.3   257.8
Tucson Ground   124.4   348.6
Clearance Delivery   126.65  326.2
UNICOM   122.95
ARTCC   Albuquerque (ZAB)

Flight Planning

These links to third-party providers are listed as a convenience for pilots who should verify the dates on the charts to ensure they are current. Pilots should consult appropriate NOTAMS that may be in effect. Data is published by the FAA NACO. The Tucson Airport Authority cannot guarantee the accuracy of information from third-party providers.

Sky Vector Aeronautical Charts

Pilots are advised to take particular notice of two “Hot Spots” at TUS as noted on the airport diagram.

TUS Airport Diagram

Tucson International Airport resources 

VFR Sectional Chart

DUATS

Direct User Access Terminal Services (DUATS) is contracted by the Federal Aviation Administration as a weather information and flight plan processing service.

DUATS

NOTAMS

Use this link to search for current Notice to Airmen that may be applicable.

NOTAM search


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.

7150 S. Tucson Blvd.
Hours: 8.a.m-8 p.m. daily (to report an aircraft arrival or for general information)
Phone (520) 799-8348, Ext. 5
Fax: (520) 799-8388

Passenger processing: Available 24/7.
Cargo processing: Available 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, except federal holidays.

Pilots should give notice by contacting Customs by telephone before 8 p.m. the preceding weekday and provide the following information:

  1. Aircraft registration number.
  2. Name of pilot in command.
  3. Place of last departure.
  4. Estimated time and location of border crossing.
  5. Intention to make TUS the airport of first landing in the U.S.
  6. Number of U.S. citizen passengers.
  7. Number of resident and nonresident alien passengers.
  8. Estimated time of arrival at TUS.

Pilots should also include an ADCUS notice on their flight plan. Be advised, however, the ADCUS notation in the flight plan does not guarantee Customs personnel will receive the ETA notification.

Fixed Base Operators

Atlantic Aviation 

1921 E. Flightline Drive
Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: (520) 889-0593
Fax: (520) 889-3221
Hours: 24/7 daily

Bombardier Aerospace

1256 E. Aero Park Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: (520) 746-5100

Million Air

1840 E. Valencia Road, Building 8
Tucson, AZ 85706
Phone: (520) 445-6300
Fax: (520) 445-6350
Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily

Premier Aviation

1951 E. Airport Drive
Tucson, AZ 85706
Phone: (520) 889-6327
Fax: (520) 889-8249
Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily  (after hours available by request and additional fee)

Tucson Jet Center

6720 S. Plumer Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706
Phone: (520) 746-1411
Fax: (520) 746-1257
Hours: 24/7 daily

Velocity Air

6971 S. Apron Drive
Phone: (520) 434-0440 or 1-866-267-8330
Fax: (520) 573-1805

Airport Services & Information

 

Hangars

TAA has space available for lease. For information contact:
Barbara Hempel, Director of Properties
bhempel@flytucson.com
(520) 573-4819


Pilot’s Lounge 

1961 E. Flightline Drive
(520) 907-3413

Open 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Airside accessibility is available 24/7

 


Rules & Regulations

Tucson International Airport’s Rules and Regulations are intended to ensure the safe and efficient operations. They 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

Tucson International Airport’s General Aviation Minimum Standards are intended to encourage, promote, and ensure the delivery of high quality general aviation products, services, and facilities and provide safety and security for all users.

TUS Minimum Standards

Stay Connected

Be among the first to know and get regular updates about Tucson International Airport from the Tucson Airport Authority in our monthly newsletter.

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