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Pilot Information

The air traffic control tower at Ryan Airfield (RYN) is part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Contract Tower program. It is staffed 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. As a reliever airport for Tucson International Airport, almost 87% of RYN operations are general aviation aircraft and most of the rest are military.

Links below 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.

Pilot Communications

Airport Code  RYN
Location Coordinates  Latitude N32°8.53′
Longitude W111°10.47′
Elevation  2,418.9 feet / 737.3 meters (surveyed)
Magnetic Variation  12° East
Hours Attended  8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Tower Staffing Hours  6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily
Runway – Primary  06R/24L – 5,503 feet by 75 feet
Runway – Parallel  06L/24R – 4,900 feet by 75 feet
Runway – Crosswind  15/33 – 4,000 feet by 75 feet
Weather AWOS-3  133.35
Phone (520) 578-0269
RYN Tower   125.8
RYN Ground   118.2
TUS Approach   273.6   128.5
TUS Departure   273.6   128.5
Weather ASOS at TUS   (520) 295-5727
ARTCC   Albuquerque

Fixed Base Operator

6201 S. Airfield Drive

(520) 744-7474
FAX: (520) 434-0439
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday


100LL and Jet-A are available during FBO business hours. Self-serve 100LL is available at all times with major credit card. On call Jet-A is available after hours by prior arrangement (additional fee applies).


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Ryan Airfield
9698 W Tucson-Ajo Hwy
Tucson, AZ 85735
(520) 883-9800