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    Memphis International Airport, CityCURRENT to present virtual airport tour July 17
    Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Memphis International Airport, CityCURRENT to present virtual airport tour July 17

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (July 14, 2020) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) and CityCURRENT are partnering to present a virtual version of MEM’s Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour on Friday, July 17.

    The virtual tour will begin at 1 p.m., starting with a presentation by Scott Brockman, President and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. His presentation will feature information about the airport's history, current activities, impacts of COVID-19, finances, projects, air service development efforts, and FedEx operations. Brockman’s presentation will be followed by a video tour of the airfield, including the FedEx World Hub and the Tennessee Air National Guard base. The virtual tour will conclude with a live Q&A session with Brockman and other airport leaders.

    Attendees can register at https://citycur.rent/MEMAirportVirtualTour


    1:00-2:00 PM – Virtual Video Tour of Memphis International Airport

    2:15-2:45 PM – Q&A Session with MSCAA president and CEO, Scott Brockman

    Named after Jon K. Thompson, one of the Airport Authority’s longest-serving board members, these tours are designed to give attendees an inside look at the airport’s operations and a better understanding about the important role MEM plays in the Mid-South economy. The traditional in-person tour schedule has been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

    “The World Class Tour provides community leaders and the general public with a unique inside look at MEM, its operations and current projects,” said Brockman, President “With the pandemic limiting our ability to conduct in-person meetings, we are grateful to CityCURRENT for their innovative efforts to present this tour in a virtual environment.”



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