Travel and Transportation


Getting to Tucson:

By air: Tucson has one major airport, which is Tucson International Airport: The abbreviation of this airport in the online booking websites and services is TUS. Flights to Tucson are available from all over the world. The airport is around 9-10 miles from the University of Arizona. Car rental services are available in Tucson International Airport.

Taxis: Information about leading taxi companies are available through this link:

An alternative is Uber, which is well-established in the city. Taxis may not be hailed spontaneously on major streets in Tucson.

The closest hub airport to Tucson is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is one of the Arizona's largest and busiest airport, and among the largest commercial airports in the United State. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is about 11o miles from the university of Arizona. The shuttle service is available to Tucson, University of Arizona, through a good number of providers such as Groome Transportation (used to be Arizona Shuttle). The Tucson fare is around $43 for one way and around $85 for a round trip. AmTrak is also an option:  

Getting to the venue of the 34th Annual symposium on Arabic Linguistics:

The University of Arizona Campus is located east of the downtown core of the city. The venue of the 34th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics is the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center , in the Santa Rita Room and the Rincon Room. The street address is 1303 E. University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, phone :520.621.7755.  Here is a link to a Google Map centered on the Student Union Memorial Center.

Different ways of getting to campus include:

Public transportation: There are many options depending on your starting point.  For maps, schedules, and fares, follow this link to the Getting Around in Tucson:

Streetcar in Tucson: