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.
Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.
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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.
IDAHO FALLS — An investigator with the Federal Aviation Administration is looking into why a twin-engine airplane with three people on board was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday in a farm field near Idaho Falls.
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.
PHOENIX — Two small planes collided and then crashed in the desert north of Phoenix on Friday, killing three people and injuring two, authorities said.
Flight delays piled up all across the country Monday as thousands of air traffic controllers were forced to take an unpaid day off because of federal budget cuts, providing the most visible impact yet of Congress and the White House's failure to agree on a long-term deficit-reduction plan.
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes.
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.
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 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 regulators that keeping it open is in the national interest.
CASA GRANDE — Two people are dead after a small plane registered to a Tucson company crashed at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport, Authorities say.
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.
Tucson International Airport will keep flying into financial headwinds in the next year, as airline cutbacks continue to depress airport revenue and passenger counts.