Tucson International Airport has the second-oldest commercial air traffic control tower in the country. Soon it will have the newest.
County officials are hoping to break ground on realigning a roughly four-mile stretch of Hughes Access Road next summer, but the only thing longer than the two-lane section of road might be the red tape.
Airline passengers can now take advantage of expedited PreCheck screening lanes at Tucson International Airport, eliminating the requirement that they take off their shoes and belts or open their laptop cases.
The Tucson Airport Authority has adopted a smaller budget for the coming fiscal year as it focuses on controlling costs in the face of continued erosion of flights at smaller airports.
An aircraft maintenance company at Tucson International Airport plans to add about 130 jobs in an expansion that includes a new hangar.
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.
Help welcome back the Sunnyside Little League Softball World Series Champions as they make their way back to Tucson this afternoon.
MEXICO CITY - It took less than an hour for the mayors of Tucson and Nogales, Sonora, to get what they had come for.
Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin new nonstop service between Tucson and Portland, Ore., starting Nov. 1.
Grand Central Aircraft Co. modified U.S. Air Force B-29 bombers in the three hangars from 1948-1952. This is an aerial view of the hangars, looking south and taken around 1950. The hangars are now leased for storage. One mezzanine was a temporary campus for Pima College in 1969.
Women toiled at their B-29 modification stations inside one of the hangars sometime around 1950.
This is what the three hangars look like today. Note the huge sliding doors. This is the view from the hangars' southeast corner.
I'd like to correct a mistake I made in the final column in my six-part series on Tucson history (April 18, 2013), in which I said that during World War II Consolidated Vultee Aircraft built three large hangars at Marana Air Base. Three astute readers contacted me, telling me that the hangar…
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…
Work is underway to install a massive solar-powered canopy over the main terminal parking lot at Tucson International Airport.
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.
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.
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.
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.