Arizona Department of Transportation

May 27, 2010 - 7:45am

The Arizona DOT named Phoenix Mesa-Falcon Field Airport “Arizona Airport of the Year” at the 2010 Arizona Airports Association Spring Conference.

May 21, 2008 - 11:10am

Business aviation operations in Arizona stand to benefit from new legislation that returns certain aviation tax revenues to the state’s airport improvement programs. Arizona governor Jane Dee Hull signed SB1251 into law on May 2, authorizing the deposit of 100 percent of flight property tax revenues into the state aviation fund starting in fiscal year 2004.

December 26, 2006 - 5:15am

After becoming the longest-serving Transportation Secretary in the department’s history, Norman Mineta tendered his resignation to President Bush in June. The lone Democrat in the Cabinet, he said it was time to move on to other challenges and joined New York public relations firm Hill & Knowlton as vice chairman.