Tucson TUS Airport Overview
TIA Airport is in South Tucson - only six miles from Tucson's central business district - and situated in a high desert valley surrounded by mountains. It is 110 miles south of metropolitan Phoenix, and 60 miles north of the Mexican border. TIA is accessible from the South via Interstate Hwy. I-19 and from the Northwest via I-10.
With three runways, and an estimated 3.5 million passengers annually, Tuscon International Airport is an economical alternative to Sky Harbor Airport. Several major and low-cost airlines currently serve the airport, providing nonstop service to major US cities with convenient connections from there.
NOTE: It is highly recommended that you arrive at the Airport no later that 45 to 90 minutes before scheduled departure time - particularly during busiest hours 6 to10am on weekdays - for Concourse A departures by American, Frontier & Southwest.
Tucson International has a three-level passenger terminal.