Air Travel

Travel to Tucson is easy. Currently, Tucson International Airport (TUS) is served by 11 airlines with non-stop service to Tucson from 26 cities. The Tucson Airport is 8 miles from the Doubletree. Airlines serving Tucson International Airport include: AeroMéxico Connect, Alaska, American, Continental, Delta, ExpressJet, Southwest, Frontier, Northwest, United, and US Airways. 

Special Airline Rates

Valid Travel Dates – 12 Apr 2009- 21 Apr 2009

American Airlines has been designated the official airline carrier for the COS meeting and has offered a 5% discount on published airline fares or a negotiated set price between states for this meeting. Contact American Airlines at 800-433-7300 and mention the Star File Number A1649AR.

You may also contact Allen Samuels House of Travel at 800-874-4731 or by e-mail to: for assistance with your travel plans.

Airport Ground Transportation

The DoubleTree Hotel has implemented shuttle service between the hotel and the Tucson Airport. The cost for hotel guests for One-way transportation is $15.00 or Round Trip is $25.00. Service is provided between 5:00am and mid-night. To use this service, please contact DoubleTree Guest Services when you are ready for pick-up at the airport by calling 520-881-4200.The average time for pickup is approximately 15 minutes. Reservations are required for return trips to the airport and may be made after arrival at the hotel. A van leaves the hotel for the airport every hour on the hour.

Arizona Stagecoach operates shared-ride van service after each arriving flight. A reservation desk is located in baggage claim inside the terminal in the center. Service to the Doubletree runs roughly $23 one way and $43 round trip. Call Arizona Stagecoach at 520-889-1000 or visit their website at

Sun Tran, Tucson’s public bus system, provides services to/from the airport every half hour. Current schedules are available in baggage claim at the Airport Information Centers. Call Sun Tran at 520-792-9222 or visit them on their web site at