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TAA and Sun Corridor Partner for Economic Development

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) and Sun Corridor Inc., southern Arizona’s economic development organization, have agreed to establish and ground-breaking new partnership to maximize  commercial and industrial development and investments in Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). The…

April 20, 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

TUS Installs Mamava Lactation Suites to Support Breastfeeding Moms

  Nursing mothers traveling through Tucson International Airport now have access to Mamava lactation suites providing privacy while breastfeeding or pumping. The suites, part of the Mamava network, debuted Wednesday on each of the concourses of the airport terminal. Each…

March 14, 2018

TAA Celebrates Completion of TUS Solar Project

The Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) celebrated the completion of the Tucson International Airport (TUS) Solar Project on December 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The $14.3 million project is expected to generate an additional 411,800 kilowatt hours (kWh) monthly at…

December 7, 2017

American Airlines + Tucson Celebrate 90 Years Together

On time, at precisely 5 p.m. November 28, 1927, a six-passenger Fokker Universal arrived at Tucson Municipal Airport. Commercial airline service had arrived in Tucson. Standard Airlines was the name painted on the side of the plane. A little more…

November 27, 2017

Tucson International Airport Runway Construction Reaches a Milestone

Contractors have wrapped up repaving the 10,996-foot main commercial runway at Tucson International Airport this weekend so aircraft are once again be able to use the full length of the runway. Since early October, construction contractors have been working in…

November 17, 2017

Via Air Announces Tucson Flights Nonstop to Austin Starting January 18

Via Air, a Florida-based airline, announced Wednesday (November 15) it will be coming Tucson International Airport with nonstop flights to Austin, Texas beginning January 18. The new flight to Austin is scheduled for 2 hours and 5 minutes, reducing the…

November 15, 2017

TSA Implements New Screening Requirement for Carry-On Electronics

New security screening procedures for carry-on battery-powered electronics are now being used at Tucson International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held a news conference at the airport to announce that TUS is the latest airport get the new procedures,…

October 24, 2017

Community Project Reduces Buffelgrass by 94% on TAA Land​

In a cooperative effort to control the spread of Buffelgrass, a highly flammable invasive grass species, a coalition of agencies came together to pursue federal funding through a Federal Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant. Two sites were identified under…

October 18, 2017

Major Taxiway Rehab Project Included in TAA 2018 Budget

Extending one taxiway and rehabilitating another are among $11.5 million worth of airfield improvements at Tucson International Airport included in a $39.2 million operating and capital budget approved by the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors for fiscal year 2018.…

October 11, 2017

New Security Checkpoints Now Open

The second of two TSA security checkpoints at Tucson International Airport (TUS) opened Wednesday (September 20), completing another significant portion of the airport’s ‘A Brighter TUS’ terminal renovation. The A Concourse checkpoint is for passengers departing on Southwest and United…

September 20, 2017

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