Yuma International Airport
Yuma International Airport is owned by Yuma County, Arizona and is managed and operated by the Yuma County Airport Authority, Inc. ("the Authority"). The Authority was incorporated as a non-profit entity in the State of Arizona on December 30, 1965, specifically for this purpose. The Authority operates the Airport in accordance with a long term lease agreement with Yuma County, Arizona. The Airport is managed by an Airport Director with the guidance of a 14 member Board of Directors.
he Authority concept of management has allowed the Airport to provide and foster civil aviation in the community without a financial burden being placed on the taxpayers of Yuma County. The Authority is a self supporting entity generating the revenue necessary to operate the airport through rates and charges assessed directly to the users of the Airport.
While the Authority is incorporated as a non-profit entity, it also has been designated as a governmental entity by Arizona Revised Statute Section 28-8411 et seq. In accordance with the Authority's status as a governmental entity it is not subject to income or property taxes and has the ability to issue tax exempt debt.
The Yuma International Airport has three commercial airlines providing service to Salt Lake City(SLC), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport (LAS).
- United Express - Los Angeles
- US Airways - Phoenix & Las Vegas