Traveling Through Tucson International Airport
Tucson Airport (TUS) has a 3-level Main Terminal with Concourses A & B. Level 1 is the arrivals level with baggage carousels and welcome lounges. Level 2 is the ticketing level and Concourse A and B have gates for Southwest, United, American, Alaska and Delta. Level 2 and 3 are where you can find shops, restaurants and meeting rooms. If you're flying into or out of Tucson International Airport and have a little spare time, check out this list of things to do while you travel for business through TUS.
Tucson International Airport offers free WiFi throughout the facility so you can hop online from wherever you are seated. It's the second-largest airport in the state and prides itself on having reliable, on-time flights and also the local artwork it has on permanent display in the airport. It's only six miles from the business district, so business travelers will have no trouble getting into town for a meeting quickly.
Here's a breakdown of what you can find in the different areas of the Main Terminal and Concourse A & B.
Sometimes you need to grab a bite or pick up some key items before you go through security. In ticketing, you can find a Hudson News and Gifts that has plenty of last minute goods to make your travel more enjoyable. You can find news, magazines, clothing, suitcases, snacks, gifts and other travel accessories.
There is also a Market Express and Bar that offers breakfast items, appetizers, sandwiches and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. It's a great place to grab a quick bite or a beverage pre-check-in.
Concourse A has a couple of dining options for business travelers. Arbuckle's serves breakfast and lunch items, including coffee, espresso, baked goods and sandwiches. Gates Pass by Hudson is another convenient store where you can find news, gifts, sundries and other travel accessories.
You can also find a Market Express in Concourse A to grab a sandwich, salad, snack or drink before your business meeting in Tucson.
Concourse B also has an Arbuckle's near Gate B7. If you need last minute gifts or reading materials, head to Ink by Hudson for souvenirs, a great selection of books, art by local artisans and some travel accessories. Fort Lowell by Hudson is a pretty straightforward convenient store with sundries and travel accessories.
For a simple meal, head to Market Kitchen, which serves baked goods, deli sandwiches, burgers, pizzas and salads at the counter. And if you're looking for a cocktail during your Tucson airport layover you can grab one at PAX Bar and Eatery. They also have a hearty menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner items so you can fuel up before a client meeting in Tucson.
Once you're out in Baggage Claim in Tucson International Airport, your only option is the Arbuckle's. They have a great coffee bar and beverage selection as well as some light snacks to tide you over on a business trip to Tucson.
Tucson has plans for a multi-phase improvement in the coming years and will expand their commercial areas with new retail stores, food & drink options and even a business center to make the airport even more business-friendly.
At Tuscon Airport and need a ride? Check out how Uber works at TUS.