Getting to MEM
It’s easy to get to Memphis International Airport (MEM), whether driving and parking or being dropped off.
Parking facilities are safe, well-lit, clean and accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Handicap-accessible parking is available close to walkways and elevators. See parking options.
Rental car companies, taxi companies, Uber, Lyft and hotel shuttle busses also serve Memphis International Airport passengers. See ground transportation options.
Waiting for your passenger to arrive? The Memphis International Airport Cell Phone Lot is available for your convenience and provides easy access to the passenger pick-up drive. Learn what’s available to you in the Cell Phone Lot.
Memphis International Airport is located in Southeast Memphis, just nine miles from Downtown Memphis.
To the Terminal or On-Airport Rental Car Return
Directions from West / Downtown Memphis
Take I-55 South. Merge onto I-240 East/Nashville. Take exit 23B onto Airways Blvd. Merge left onto Plough Blvd. Follow the signs to the Airport terminal.
From the East
Take I-240 West. Take exit 23B onto Airways Blvd. Merge left onto Plough Blvd. Follow the signs to the Airport terminal.
From the South
Take I-55 North. Take Exit 2A. Merge onto Shelby Drive. Turn left at Airways Blvd. Turn right onto Winchester. Follow signs to Airport terminal.
From the North
Take I-40 West towards Little Rock. Continue straight onto I-240 S. Stay left and merge onto I-240 E towards Nashville. Take exit 23B onto Airways Blvd. Merge left onto Plough Blvd. Follow the signs to the Airport terminal.
For more exact directions from your specific location use Google Maps.
Did You Know?
Memphis International Airport offers some of the most cost-effective airport parking options in the nation.
For only $6 a day, you can park safely in the state-of-the-art Ground Transportation Center, located just a few hundred feet from the terminal building.