Guide To Tucson International Airport

Tucson International Airport

Location: KTUS is off of East Valencia Road South Tucson 85756 Pima County in Southern Arizona. (US)


KTUS from above.

Types of Flights:
General aviation over 40% of flights at KTUS are GA.
the rest consist of
commercial flights

Commercial Flights

Military Flights

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And Cargo

As for helicopters KTUS serves medical helicopters, military and law enforcement such as the infamous N30 4 5 & 6 PD helicopters.

RUNWAY INFORMATION
Runway 11L/29R: 10,996 ft × 150 ft (3,352 m × 46 m), with ILS. (Note: RWY29R does not have ILS in IF.

  • Runway 11R/29L: 8,408 ft × 75 ft (2,563 m × 23 m)
  • Runway 3/21: 7,000 ft × 150 ft (2,134 m × 46 m)
    WARNING Aircraft Landing on runway 29R visually are to pay close attention and not land on taxiway Alpha you can tell the difference due to the runway being lighter then taxiway:
    When on close final runway 29L confirm you have passed the threshold of 29R and that it is right of you, if it is not, you are lost.
    (use of runways other then 29R&29L uncommon but not rare
    TAXIWAY DIAGRAM AND INFORMATION:

No Aircraft larger then a citation on Taxiway Charlie.

AIRLINES & FLIGHTS:
(3 most popular flights per airline if possible. Some may be random)

Alaskan

KSEA-KTUS
KPDX-KTUS
PANC-KTUS

Allegiant

KIND-KTUS
KLAS-KTUS
KVPU-KTUS

American

KPHX-KTUS (operated by Skywest/mesa airlines with American eagle CRJ)
KDFW-KTUS
KORD-TUS

Delta

KSLC-KTUS
KATL-KTUS
KLAX-KTUS

Frontier

KDEN-KTUS
KCVG-KTUS
KSLC-KTUS

SouthWest

(All non Stop)
KDEN-KTUS
KLAX-KTUS
KLAS-KTUS

SunCountry

KMSP-KTUS

United

KSFO-KTUS
KDEN-KTUS

(layovers not included)

GATES:

A GATES: Frontier, SouthWest, Sun Country and united.

B GATES: Alaskan, American and Delta

C GATES Allegiant. (C gates not in IF feel free to use B gates for Alegiant)

ANG RAMPS 1-10: ANG Ramps are for the Arizona Air National Guard 162 Fighter wing

Arizona Air National Guard

The largest ANG fighter wing consisting of about 1,100 full-time members and 600 part-time citizen airmen. The wing consists of three squadrons and more than 70 F-16 aircraft. the 162d conducts international pilot training in support of foreign military sales (FMS) program.

WEST RAMP 01/02: Owned by the flight school for GA Aircraft

NORTH GA RAMPS: Name says it all.

TIEDOWNS 1-67: These are used for Rentals, Cooperate Aircraft and GA.

REMOTE STANDS: Not too sure what goes here all I know is the RR 747 is there

Rolls Royce 747

CARGO RAMPS 1-14: Used for Cargo Aircraft.

Big thanks to @ToasterStroodie for helping me and the IFAET members to edited KTUS.

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Nice tutorial. I just flew into here on IF yesterday and IRL on Sunday. Nice but quiet airport

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Thanks, means alot.

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I defiantly have to fly here sometime

Great tutorial!

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Haha, I only made this so I could put it in the special notes section for IFATC at home on oct 3rd

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This made me laugh. Great tutorial though.

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It’s happend LOL.

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Great guide! Can’t wait for IFATC at home on Saturday!

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It has seriously happened before?! Was it in Infinite Flight or RL?

Both haha. One may or may not have contained me.

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Did the plane actually land on the taxiway or did it go around?

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And on another event a cessna crossed a runway with out permission nearly getting struck by an f16 they got so close they locked eyes before the f-16 yanked up