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TUS Travel Information During COVID-19

COVID-19 Travel Information:

TUS Cares / What to Expect at the Airport

Airline Updates for TUS

COVID-19 Travel Questions Answered


Latest Updates – May 14, 2022

  • Airline schedule summaries are updated through July. The latest information is here.
  • The only COVID-19 tests offered at TUS are the free rapid antigen tests, with same-day results. PCR tests are no longer available at the airport. The TUS Testing Center is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn more here.
  • Wearing a face mask in the TUS airport and on airline flights is now optional. The U.S. federal mandate that had required wearing face masks has been suspended as of April 18. Updated answers to travel questions are here.
  • Food concessions at TUS now offer online contactless ordering, payment and pick up. (Ready to try it out? Connect here.) More information about food and retail shops in the terminal is here.
  • Curbside bag check has been reinstated by American Airlines using a third-party vendor. There is a $3 per bag convenience fee (plus any applicable airline bag fees). All other airlines at TUS require bags be checked at their counters inside the terminal.


COVID-19 Tests at TUS

Free rapid antigen tests, with same-day results, are available at the TUS Testing Center. It is the only COVID-19 test currently being offered at Tucson International Airport. PCR tests are no longer available. The testing center is on the lower level of the terminal, in baggage claim, and is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Make an appointment for the the test here.

The Arizona Department of Health Services has information about other COVID testing sites here.

The tests being offered at TUS are through a partnership with the Pima County Health Department and Paradigm Laboratories.

COVID-19 Resources

The links below provide factual information about COVID-19:

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