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14 airport reopens first flight

14 airport reopens first flight

Tucson International Airport retires stairs, introduces wheel well discount flights.

April 22, 2014 10:08 am

Building waiver to allow growth of Tucson aircraft-repair firm

An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.

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Airport lease will allow Tucson company to expand

Airport lease will allow Tucson company to expand

The Tucson Airport Authority has approved a lease extension for Ascent Aviation Services Corp. that will allow the company to expand with a new hangar at Tucson International Airport.

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Tucson food trucks get national mention

Tucson food trucks get national mention

USA Today article spotlights four Tucson food trucks.

August 05, 2013 12:51 pm Photos

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Cochise County is hoping to use a new federal grant to plan upgrades to Bisbee-Douglas International Airport to foster economic development.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

The airport was a training field for World War II pilots, and is still sometimes used by the military, such as when this large transport jet was at the field.

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

About a dozen private planes are kept in hangars at the airport.

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Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

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Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

With Wednesday's abundant sunshine, it seemed only right for crews with Parsons Steel, including Paul McKenna, above left, and Nate McCollum, to work on capturing some of it in the future. They were building the support structure for 51 new solar arrays in the main parking lot of Tucson Inte…

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Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

Work proceeds apace on Tucson airport's solar array

Work is underway to install a massive solar-powered canopy over the main terminal parking lot at Tucson International Airport.

May 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Saudi man traveling with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit

DETROIT — A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker, but his nephew said Monday that it was all a misunderstanding about a device he simply wanted for cooking.

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Tucson officials mull options on Ryan tower closure

Some airports have begun mounting a legal challenge to federal regulators' decision to shut down 149 contractor-operated air traffic control towers, citing safety requirements.

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Tower at Tucson's Ryan Airfield closer to shutdown

Tucson's Ryan Airfield faces closure of its contract air-traffic control tower in early April unless it can make a good case to regulators that keeping it open is in the national interest.

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More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

Groundbreaking is set for April on the first phase of this photovoltaic array and canopy over the daily parking lot in front of Tucson International Airport's main terminal. This phase, covering about half the lot, is expected to be done this summer.

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More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

Tucson International Airport will keep flying into financial headwinds in the next year, as airline cutbacks continue to depress airport revenue and passenger counts.

January 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

More turbulence ahead for Airport Authority

Lisa Israel

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For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

You can soak in culture, either by striking up a conversation with a stranger, perusing crafts from local artisans or touring an art gallery. What is this, downtown? Hardly. It's the Tucson International Airport.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

"Another Way to Fly," a glass-art piece by Tom Philabaum, is on exhibit.

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For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

Before heading out on a flight, Rebecca Schmidt relaxes at Ike's Coffee and Tea on the B Concourse at Tucson International Airport. Many of the dining spots are within passenger security areas.

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For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

For holiday travelers, airport can be its own enjoyable stop

Here and there around the terminal are pieces of art produced by some of Tucson's best-known artists. Pieces include Barbara Jo McLaughlin's "Pegasus," above. There are rotating art exhibits as well.

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