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Deadline to Get Required REAL ID Extended Again

Federal officials have extended the deadline requirement to use an identification compliant with the REAL ID act to go through TSA security checkpoints at airports. Per an announcement made April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security said the new…

April 27, 2021

Tucson International Airport Earns Arizona Airport Safety Award

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) is proud to announce that Tucson International Airport has (TUS) been honored with the 2020 Arizona Airport Safety Award. This distinction is presented by the Arizona Aviation Safety Advisory Group (ASAG) and Scottsdale FAA Flight…

February 11, 2021

TUS Welcomes Back Allegiant Air with Low Fares to Indy, Provo and Vegas

On February 11 Tucson International Airport (TUS) welcomes back Allegiant Air and its ultra-low fare nonstop flights to Indianapolis and Provo, Utah. On February 18, Allegiant is scheduled to add flights to Las Vegas. “This is an important milestone in…

February 9, 2021

COVID-19 Impacts Send Tucson Airport Passenger Numbers Down 55%

Less Than 2 Million Travelers for the First Time in 38 Years Airline passenger traffic at Tucson International Airport (TUS) dropped by more than half in 2020 to less than 1.7 million travelers as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…

January 25, 2021

Tucson Gains Another New Destination As Southwest Airlines Adds Oakland

Southern Arizonans will gain another new airline destination – and a new nonstop flight to the Bay Area – when it begins service between Tucson International Airport and Oakland International Airport on March 11. Flights are scheduled and seats are…

January 5, 2021

John Voorhees Joins TAA as VP, Chief Commercial Officer

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) has announced that John “Dutch” Voorhees has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. As VP/CCO, Voorhees will be responsible for driving and maximizing all aeronautical and non-aeronautical business development…

December 14, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Celebrates New Facility at Tucson International Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has moved to a new location at Tucson International Airport (TUS), and to celebrate officials participated in a ribbon cutting Friday, December 4 – all while observing proper safety protocols in a COVID-19 environment. The…

December 4, 2020

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

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