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Ahead of Thanksgiving, New COVID-19 Testing Site Opens November 20 at Tucson International Airport

  Just in time for Thanksgiving travel, Pima County Health Department and the Tucson Airport Authority have partnered to provide free COVID-19 testing to individuals traveling through Tucson International Airport (TUS). The TUS Testing Center will be located in the…

November 18, 2020

Tucson Airport Authority Breaks Ground on Largest Project in Airport’s History

Joined by elected leaders and government representatives from across Southern Arizona, the Tucson Airport Authority broke ground Thursday (October 15, 2020) on the largest project in its 72-year history. The Airfield Safety Enhancement Project (ASE) will transition the airfield at…

October 15, 2020

Toe Tap Buttons Reduce Touchpoints at TUS

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) continues to make your next trip through the Tucson International Airport (TUS) a “touchless journey”. The latest effort will ensure anyone in the terminal can call, and ride, the elevator hands-free. TAA leadership has invested…

October 6, 2020

TUS is 5th Airport in the World to be GBAC STAR™-accredited

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) is proud to announce its latest accomplishment to highlight the organization’s commitment to a clean, safe and healthy environment for everyone who works in and travels through Tucson International Airport (TUS). TUS is one of…

October 5, 2020

TUS’s Newest Nonstop Airline Destination: Houston Hobby on Southwest Airlines

Fly Nonstop to Houston on Southwest Airlines Starting November 4 Tucson’s newest nonstop airline destination will be Houston William P. Hobby Airport when Southwest Airlines inaugurates regular service starting November 4. “As more passengers return to flying, we are delighted…

October 2, 2020

TAA Board Adopts Three-Year Strategic Plan

TAA Board Adopts Strategic Plan Defining Path for Airports to Help Region’s Economy Thrive What happens when an organization is in the midst of developing a long-range strategic plan and suddenly COVID-19 enters the picture? For the Tucson Airport Authority…

August 31, 2020

TUS Prepares For July 4th Holiday Travelers 

Travelers planning to fly away from the desert heat over the July 4th weekend will find a changed travel experience at Tucson International Airport (TUS) as a result of COVID-19 health safety measures, combined with what are anticipated to be…

June 30, 2020

Tucson International Airport to Require Face Coverings

New COVID-19 requirement will go into effect Saturday A requirement for passengers, employees and visitors to wear face coverings over their nose and mouth while at Tucson International Airport (TUS) will go into effect Saturday, June 6. The order by…

June 3, 2020
Soon to be new home for U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Tucson International Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Get New Home at Tucson International Airport

March 4, 2020

Allegiant Announces Low-Fare Nonstop Flights to Las Vegas

ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO LAS VEGAS WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $49*   TUCSON, Ariz. Feb. 11, 2020 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces a new nonstop route to McCarran International Airport (LAS) from Tucson International Airport (TUS) beginning June 5,…

February 11, 2020

2019 TUS Passenger Numbers Grow To Make it Airport’s 5th Biggest Year

Airline passenger numbers at Tucson International Airport (TUS) grew by 5% in 2019 to almost 3.8 million – the fifth busiest year in the airport’s history, according to statistics released at the Tucson Airport Authority’s annual meeting Monday (January 27).…

January 27, 2020

TUS Military Lounge Officially Re-Opened

TAA Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Commemorate Renovated Military Lounge The Tucson Airport Authority hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Tucson International Airport (TUS) on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 to celebrate the newly renovated Military Lounge. Thanks to a local…

January 17, 2020
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