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Tucson official says airports need more input on TSA staffing

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, and Tucson International Airport President Bonnie Allin speak after a hearing on problems with Transportation Security Administration performance at airport security checkpoints. (Photo by Emily Zentner/Cronkite News)

Wait times at Tucson International Airport security checkpoints have grown steadily even as the number of passengers has fallen, an executive of the airport told a House panel Thursday. Tucson Airport Authority President and CEO Bonnie Allin said a large part of the problem comes from a shortage of Transportation Security Administration staff during peak… Read More →

Tucson Airport to upgrade terminal later this year

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The Tucson Airport Authority recently selected Sundt Construction, Inc. as the construction manager at risk for a terminal upgrade project expected to begin in late 2015. The project’s construction cost is budgeted at $18 million to $23 million. The Tucson International Airport terminal optimization program, which is Sundt’s third major venture for the airport since… Read More →

Study Puts Tucson Airport’s Economic Impact At $3.2 Billion

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A new study shows Tucson International Airport (TIA) brings an annual economic impact of more than $3.2 billion to the region. The study was commissioned by the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) and conducted by MBA students from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. It has been more than 10 years since… Read More →