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Mike Smejkal Named TAA Planning VP

Mike Smejkal has been promoted to Vice President of Planning and Engineering for the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA). The new position is part of a TAA reorganization that returns Planning and Engineering to a separate division as it was until 2013.…

June 22, 2017

Edwards Appointed Chief Technology Officer for TAA

Adele Edwards has been named Chief Technology Officer for the Tucson Airport Authority where she will lead planning, design and development of technology performance for the organization and its airports, Tucson International Airport and Ryan Airfield. Edwards has more than…

June 22, 2017

Sun Country Airlines to Return to Tucson International Airport

Sun Country Airlines is returning to Tucson International Airport next winter giving southern Arizonans another opportunity to fly to the Twin Cities, but more importantly for Tucson’s tourism industry it will give Midwesterners more chances to escape the cold and…

May 10, 2017

Aeromar Now Flies to Mexico 5 Days a Week

Aeromar is giving southern Arizonans more opportunity to connect with Mexico – and Mexicans more opportunities to do business and shop in the Tucson region – by adding Wednesdays to its schedule of flights at Tucson International Airport. The new…

May 1, 2017

TAA Board Approves Restaurant Lease for Ryan Airfield

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) Board of Directors approved a five-year lease for a new restaurant at Ryan Airfield (RYN) at its Wednesday, April 5 board meeting. With a signed lease, the restaurant would be leased to Richard Flory. This…

April 6, 2017
Interactive Map on Phone

TAA Launches New Website

With the traveler in mind, the Tucson Airport Authority launched a newly designed website, www.flytucson.com. The mobile responsive FlyTucson.com features three websites within one, one for each entity: Tucson Airport Authority, Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). The…

February 6, 2017

Tony Finley Re-Elected Chairman of TAA Board

Members of the Tucson Airport Authority voted at their annual meeting Monday to elect Tony Finley to serve a second year as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Finley, Chief Financial Officer of Long Companies and Long Realty, has…

January 23, 2017

TAA Board OKs New Airport Parking Rates

The Tucson Airport Authority has spent $3.6 million on capital improvements to the airport, including to the parking facilities. To meet rising operating costs, and to continue work on improving Tucson International Airport, the TAA Board of Directors on Monday…

January 23, 2017
FlyTucson

2016 Tucson Airport Passenger Growth Was Most Since 2007

Airline passengers using Tucson International Airport grew by 3.4% to almost 3.3 million in 2016. It was the largest increase at the airport since 2007. The October launches of new nonstop flights to New York on American Airlines and into…

January 23, 2017

Passenger Traffic at Tucson Airport Shows Largest November Gain in 11 Years

The introduction of new flights to New York and Mexico helped propel significant passenger growth at Tucson International Airport in October and November putting 2016 on pace to be a year of positive growth. Airline passengers using the airport were…

December 28, 2016

TAA Board Authorizes New Lease for Raytheon – Also Votes to Extend Tucson International Airport Lease with City

The Board of Directors of the Tucson Airport Authority on Monday authorized a new lease agreement with Raytheon Missile Systems (Raytheon) and voted to exercise the option to extend Tucson International Airport’s lease and operating agreement with the City of…

November 21, 2016

Arrival of Aeromar Flight Marks Return of International Airline Service at TUS

Regularly scheduled international commercial airline service returned to Tucson International Airport Monday (October 3, 2016) with the arrival of Aeromar Flight 106 from Hermosillo, Los Mochis, Mazatlán and Guadalajara in Mexico. Among those on the first flight was Andrés Fabre,…

October 3, 2016

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