Tucson Airport

Tucson International Airport (TUS)


Tucson International Airport is a short drive from downtown Tucson. The airport serves fewer than ten airlines and as a result has higher service levels and shorter queues.

Tucson Airport is well connected to Tucson city and houses a number of shops and restaurants to keep travellers entertained. There is also an arts and culture programme, with a number of Mexican-inspired pieces, located at the airport.


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south of downtown Tucson.

Getting to the city

The Sun Tran bus company operates service into Tucson from the airport on two routes. A standard Sun Tran bus fare is $1.75. Airport shuttles, taxis and rental cars are also available.


GMT -7


Tel: +1 520 5738100; Fax: +1 609 771 0732; Email: flyttn@mercercounty.org

Car rental

Car rental agencies based at Tucson Airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar, Hertz and National. Counters are located in the Rental Car Facility east of the Terminal.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis located on the commercial roadway in front of the baggage claim area. Rates are about $2.25 per mile, with the meter starting at $4.50. The four companies authorized to take walk-up passengers from the airport are AAA Airport Cabs, Discount Cabs, Flash Cab, and Yellow Cab.


There are various dining and shopping options located within the terminal, as well as ATMs, mailboxes, smoking areas, a pet relief area, meeting rooms, massage chairs, military lounge, shoeshine services, and a lost and found.


In the Garage parking costs $10 per day. In the Hourly parking it costs $1 per half hour up to a daily maximum of $13. In the Economy Lot, rates are $4.50 per day. A shuttle services the Economy Lot, but all other parking options are within walking distance of the terminal.




Free wifi is available on the airport's network.

Business Lounges

Computer workstations are available throughout the airport. Business services such as a notary public, photocopying, and fax facilities are available at the Lost and Found desk. Meeting rooms can also be rented at the airport.

Tucson Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.