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MEM Launches Recite Me Assistive Website Toolbar

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has launched Recite Me, an assistive toolbar, on MEM’s website at flymemphis.com. The assistive tools include a screen reader, multiple reading aids, translation to over 100 languages, customizable styling options, and more. 

Memphis International Airport receives $5 million for infrastructure needs

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has received $5 million in federal funding toward the design and construction of a Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Facility. This funding was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2024 signed into law on March 9, 2024.

KBRA affirms Airport Authority’s “A+” rating

KBRA has affirmed an “A+” rating and stable outlook for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) revenue bonds issued for Memphis International Airport (MEM).

MEM expects 45,000 people to pass through TSA checkpoint for Spring Break

Approximately 45,000 people are expected to pass through the TSA checkpoint at Memphis International Airport (MEM) during the Spring Break travel period, which will take place March 7-11. The peak days are expected to be March 8 and March 10 with projected throughputs of 9,500 and 10,000, respectively.

2023: A milestone year for Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport (MEM) experienced a milestone year in 2023, highlighted by a record number of 4.8 million origin and destination (O&D) passengers traveling through the airport. Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) presented an overview of 2023 milestones at its Board of Commissioners meeting on February 15.

Southwest Airlines to launch nonstop service between Memphis and Las Vegas starting October 3

Southwest Airlines has announced that it will offer seasonal nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) starting October 3. The flight will operate five times weekly from Thursday through Monday.

Spirit Airlines to launch seasonal nonstop service between Memphis and Tampa for Spring Break

Spirit Airlines has announced that it will offer seasonal nonstop service between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Tampa International Airport (TPA) during the Spring Break travel period. The flight will operate from March 7-April 9 three times weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

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Airport Authority announces new director appointments

As part of its ongoing leadership transition, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced three new director appointments.

Memphis International Airport to receive more than $16 million in Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG) funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $16,135,955 to Memphis International Airport (MEM) as part of its Fiscal Year 2024 Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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MEM Winter Weather Latest

The following information is being shared to media and the public regarding winter weather operations at MEM: