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Valencia-Kolb Construction Could Cause Traffic Delays to/from TUS

  Travelers going to Tucson International Airport (TUS) from Tucson’s far eastside should consider alternate routes to avoid possible delays and detours by major road restrictions due to construction around the Valencia-Kolb roads intersection. Through at least mid-July 2019, Valencia…

March 18, 2019

More Than 3.6 Million Passengers Fly Through Tucson International Airport

2018 Ranks Among Airport’s 10 Busiest Years More than 3.6 million airline passengers flew through Tucson International Airport (TUS) in 2018, making it one of the 10 busiest years in the airport’s 70-year history, the Tucson Airport Authority reported at…

January 28, 2019

Ribbon-Cutting Officially Opens New C Gates at TUS

Cutting the ribbon to open the new C Gate facility at Tucson International Airport are, from left, Brent DeRaad, President/CEO of Visit Tucson; Bruce Dusenberry, Secretary of the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors; Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild; Bonnie Allin,…

January 7, 2019

New Technology at TUS Gives ‘Sight’ to Blind and Low Vision Travelers

Just in time for holiday travelers, Tucson International Airport (TUS) has launched free access to Aira, an innovative service that gives blind and low vision users instant access to the eyes of a trained professional who can help passengers navigate…

December 21, 2018

TAA Receives Formal Approval For Major Airfield Safety Enhancements

David Hatfield Senior Director of Business Development and Marketing dhatfield@flytucson.com 520.573.4840   For Immediate Release: December 5, 2018         After eight years of preparation, a major project to enhance airfield safety at Tucson International Airport (TUS) has been given formal approval…

December 5, 2018

Tucson Welcomes Its Newest Airline – Allegiant Now Flying to Two New Cities

Cutting the ribbon for Allegiant’s Tucson arrival, from left, Bill Assenmacher, representing the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors; Bonnie Allin, TAA President and CEO; Daniel Meier, Allegiant Manager of Airports; Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega; and Brent De Raad,…

November 15, 2018

Passengers Fill Frontier Airlines Flights for Return to Tucson

  Passengers filled nearly every seat – both coming and going – for Frontier Airlines’ return to Tucson International Airport Wednesday (November 7, 2018). The airport celebrated with a traditional water arch welcome and treats for passengers on both the…

November 7, 2018

Allegiant Puts Tucson on its Route Map

  Allegiant today (August 21, 2018) announced it will start serving Tucson International Airport (TUS) in mid-November with nonstop flights to Bellingham, Washington, just across the border from Vancouver, and to Provo, Utah. To celebrate the new service, Allegiant is…

August 21, 2018

Frontier Airlines Brings New Nonstop Flights Between Tucson and Denver

Special Introductory Fare of $29 One Way Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is bringing its “Low Fares Done Right” service to Tucson International Airport starting November 7 when it introduces service to/from its hometown Denver. As part of the announcement Tuesday…

August 7, 2018

Southwest Airlines Announces New Tucson Flights to San Jose and Las Vegas

Southwest Airlines is adding more flights to its schedule at Tucson International Airport (TUS) later this year, including new nonstop flights to San Jose, Calif, additional flights to Las Vegas and the return of weekly flights to Oakland. The new…

May 31, 2018

Arizonans Should Consider Getting Travel ID Before 2020

Arizonans who use their driver’s license or ID card to go through TSA security at U.S. airports and other restricted, federally-controlled facilities should take action to get an Arizona Voluntary Travel ID through the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle…

April 18, 2018

New Study Values Tucson Airport Authority’s Annual Economic Impact at $7.4 Billion

TUS and RYN Airports Support More than 43,000 jobs and $2.3 Billion in Wages Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN) contribute $7.4 billion in annual economic impact to southern Arizona supporting 43,062 jobs paying $2.3 billion in wages.…

April 4, 2018

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