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February 16, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Police Department Adds EOD Robots to the Force

The Tucson Airport Authority Police Department (TAAPD) has acquired two Explosive Ordnance Disposal robots through the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), which connects civilian law enforcement operations across the nation with their counterparts in the United States Armed Forces. Police Chief…

January 25, 2021

Bruce Dusenberry Named Chair of Tucson Airport Authority Board 

Business and community leader Bruce Dusenberry was elected on Monday (January 25) to serve as 2021 Chair of the Tucson Airport Authority Board of Directors. The election was part of the board’s first meeting following the annual meeting of all…

January 25, 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…

December 14, 2020

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…

October 6, 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 5, 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…

August 31, 2020

TAA Board Adopts Three-Year Strategic Plan

TAA Board Adopts Strategic Plan Defining Path for Airports to Help Region’s Economy Thrive What happens when an organization is in the midst of developing a long-range strategic plan and suddenly COVID-19 enters the picture? For the Tucson Airport Authority…

June 30, 2020

TUS Prepares For July 4th Holiday Travelers 

Travelers planning to fly away from the desert heat over the July 4th weekend will find a changed travel experience at Tucson International Airport (TUS) as a result of COVID-19 health safety measures, combined with what are anticipated to be…

June 3, 2020

Tucson International Airport to Require Face Coverings

New COVID-19 requirement will go into effect Saturday A requirement for passengers, employees and visitors to wear face coverings over their nose and mouth while at Tucson International Airport (TUS) will go into effect Saturday, June 6. The order by…

January 27, 2020

TAA Board Elects Taunya Villicana Chair

Led by Chair Taunya Villicana, new officers took their seats Monday (January 27) on the Board of Directors of the Tucson Airport Authority, which is responsible for operating Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Ryan Airfield (RYN). The Board’s first meeting…

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