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Airport announces 2018 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour

Ground Transportation Center (GTC)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2017) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its 2018 schedule for its Jon K. Thompson World Class Tours. 

Named after Jon K. Thompson, one of the Airport Authority’s longest-serving board members, these tours are designed to give attendees a better look at the airport’s operations and a better understanding about the important role MEM plays in the Mid-South economy.

The tours will take place from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

2018 Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour dates

  • February 1, 2018
  • April 5, 2018
  • June 7, 2018
  • August 2, 2018
  • October 4, 2018

Every tour begins with a continental breakfast and presentations on the airport’s history, current activities, finances, projects, air service development efforts, and FedEx operations. The presentations are followed by a comprehensive bus tour around the airfield, including the FedEx World Hub and the Tennessee Air National Guard base.

“The World Class Tour is a great way for local business leaders and engaged citizens to learn more about Memphis International Airport and its impact on the community,” said Pace Cooper, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

Register online at www.flymemphis.com/jon-k-thompson-world-class-tour. For more information, email wct@flymemphis.com or call 901-922-8079.