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New Tucson air-traffic control tower soon to break ground

New Tucson air-traffic control tower soon to break ground

Ground is expected to be broken in March on a new air-traffic-control tower at Tucson International Airport to replace the airport’s ’50s vintage tower.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kidnapping suspect arrested after high-speed chase across Tucson

Kidnapping suspect arrested after high-speed chase across Tucson

A Tucson man suspected of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend has been arrested after a high-speed, cross-town police chase.

May 24, 2013 8:30 pm

FAA delays tower closure at Tucson's Ryan Airfield, other airports

The closure of control towers at Tucson’s Ryan Airfield and 148 other small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced today.

April 05, 2013 12:28 pmLoading…

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.

March 29, 2013 1:58 pmLoading…
Ryan Field tower may close April 7

Ryan Field tower may close April 7

Tucson's Ryan Airfield and three other small Arizona airports remain on a list of small airports that face closure of their contractor-operated air-traffic control towers April 7, as part of automatic federal budget cuts expected to start kicking in next week.

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Tucson's Ryan Airfield gets no reprieve on tower closure

Tucson’s Ryan Airfield and three other Arizona airports remain on a list of small airports that face closure of their contractor-operated air-traffic control towers April 7 as part of automatic federal budget cuts expected to start kicking in next week.

March 22, 2013 12:50 pmLoading…

FAA closer to shutting tower at Ryan field

Tucson's Ryan Airfield faces closure of its contract air-traffic control tower in early April - unless it can make a good case to keep it open.

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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.

March 06, 2013 12:11 pmLoading…
Sequester cuts may shut tower at Ryan Airfield

Sequester cuts may shut tower at Ryan Airfield

The Ryan Airfield control tower is on a U.S. list of 200 contract control-towers that could be closed if the federal government needs to reduce its expenditures under sequestration.

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Sequester cuts may shut tower at Ryan Airfield

Sequester cuts may shut tower at Ryan Airfield

The possible closure of the air-traffic control tower at Tucson's Ryan Airfield under federal sequestration cuts would compromise safety at the small airport, local aviation officials say.

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Small plane lands safely on dirt road southwest of Tucson

 Authorities say a small plane that was low on fuel southwest of Tucson has landed safely on a dirt road.

December 19, 2011 4:43 pm

Crash kills student pilot at Ryan field

Authorities are still trying to determine what caused a student pilot to fatally crash at Ryan Airfield on Sunday.

November 15, 2010 12:00 am

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