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Tucson Airport Authority Hires Twyla Salaiz as VP, Chief People Officer

Twyla Salaiz has joined the Tucson Airport Authority as Vice President and Chief People Officer. To accept her new role, Twyla has literally moved across an airfield from Raytheon Missiles and Defense where she had been in various human resources…

April 15, 2021

Tucson Airport Authority Promotes Kirk Eickhoff to Vice President and CFO

  Kirk Eickhoff has been promoted to Vice President of Finance/CFO for the Tucson Airport Authority. Eickhoff served as TAA Director of Finance for the past two years, and before that was the Manager of Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis.…

April 15, 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…

February 16, 2021

New Members and New Category Added To Independent Tucson Airport Authority

Three new members were elected to join the Tucson Airport Authority Monday (January 25), including Tucson Mayor Regina Romero and Pima County Economic Development Director John Moffatt, who are part of a new category called, Advocacy Members. The third addition…

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…

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

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