FAA recognizes Tunica Airport for excellence
Tunica Airport is among the 2011 recipients of the FAA Southern Region’s Airport Safety Mark of Distinction.
Tunica Airport (UTA) was spotlighted for their safe and successful development of the airport over the past six years. In 2003, the airport opened as a General Aviation Airport with very limited staff. The airport met Part 139 requirements for initial certification as a Class IV airport in 2005. At that time, there was a 7000 foot runway and a 1975 ARFF truck, no airline terminal and no scheduled air carrier service.