American Airlines will add its eighth nonstop flight to Dallas/Ft. Worth February 12, 2010.
The daily flight will depart Tucson International Airport (TIA) at 6:00 a.m. and arrive in Dallas/Ft. Worth at 9:15 a.m.
American also flies two daily nonstop flights to Chicago O'Hare.
There are currently nine airlines providing 65 daily nonstop departures to 15 destinations. They include: Alaska (Seattle/Tacoma); American (Dallas/Ft. Worth, Chicago O'Hare); Delta (Minneapolis, Salt Lake City; Continental (Houston); Frontier (Denver); Southwest (Albuquerque, Chicago Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego); Sun Country (Minneapolis three times weekly); United (Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco); and US Airways (Phoenix).
The Tucson Airport Authority, TAA, is a nonprofit entity created by State Charter in 1948. Composed of 115 community members, the Authority has a nine-member Board of Directors that meets monthly. TAA President/CEO Bonnie Allin, oversees day-to-day operations, and a staff of 300 employees. TAA manages Tucson International Airport and Ryan Airfield.
Tucson International Airport
. 9 airlines provide 65 daily nonstop departures to 15 destinations
. 2009 Passengers: 3,637,458
. Three Runways: 11L/29R; 11R/29L; 3/21
. Land Area: 8,244 acres
. Elevation: 2,641'
. 2009 Aircraft Operations: 126,065
. Three Runways: 6R/24L, 6L/24R, 15/33
. Land Area: 1,804 acres
. Elevation: 2,417?