Arizona Airports Association

AzAA Bylaws state that two (2) statewide meetings shall be held each year, in the fourth (Spring) and second (Fall) quarters of the fiscal year.

AzAA's Spring 2020 Conference is scheduled to be held in Marana, AZ April 26-28, 2020. 

AzAA members will be notified via email when conference registration opens. Non-members should check back on the AzAA Website approximately 60 days prior to the conference for updates.

Neilson A. Bertholf, known to everyone as "Dutch", has worked more than 50 years in the aviation industry.The Spring AzAA Conference was named after Dutch following his retirement from his final position, Director of the City Phoenix Aviation Department, overseeing Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Deer Valley Airport and Goodyear Airport.

The Fall Conference is typically a one-day conference to maximize information sharing around the start of the new Federal fiscal year. The Fall Conference is titled the "Wally Burg" Annual Conference. Wally started his 36-year career with the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA) as a firefighter in 1966 while still in college and served as the Tucson Airport Director for 23 years, in addition to serving in several key local and national industry leadership positions.

AzAA's 2019 Fall Conference is scheduled to be held in Phoenix, AZ October 16-17, 2019.

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    • October 16, 2019
    • October 17, 2019
    • Phoenix, AZ

    The conference starts on Wednesday, October 16 with the Welcome Reception from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and continues with conference sessions from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 17. 

    Members, please be sure to sign in to your membership account prior to registering in order to receive discounted pricing. 

    Conference Registration Fees

      Before Sept. 20  After Sept. 20 
     MEMBER - Full Registration $150  $175 
     NON-MEMBER - Full Registration $175  $200 
     STUDENT - Full Registration $25  $50 
     Exhibitor Registration
    Includes one (1) full conference registration.
    $300 $300 
     Welcome Reception Only/Guest Ticket $30  $30 

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations made prior to two (2) weeks of the conference are eligible to receive an 80% refund on all fees paid. Cancellations made between 14 and two (2) days of the conference are eligible to receive a 50% refund on all fees paid. There will not be any refunds granted for cancellations made two (2) days or less prior to the conference. All cancellations are subject to a $50 fee which will be deducted from the refund. Cancellation notifications should be sent to

    Exhibitor Opportunities 

    AzAA's Annual Fall Conference is a great opportunity for you to showcase your professional services or innovative materials and equipment. Exhibitor fees include one (1) conference registration. Click here to see the exhibit hall layout.

    Welcome Reception Tickets are Available!

    Tickets are available to purchase for $30 each for the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, October 16 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Desert Willow Conference Center. To register a guest for the Welcome Reception, please enter your guest's information on your registration form and purchase an additional ticket or contact Destiny Northington at 480-403-4618.

    • November 07, 2019
    • November 09, 2019
    • Sedona, AZ
    • November 20, 2019
    • November 21, 2019
    • Tempe, Arizona
    • April 26, 2020
    • April 28, 2020

    Save the dates! More details will be announced soon.

    Click here for hotel information and to book your room online today.

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Chandler, AZ 85226
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