Press Room

Welcome to the MEM Press Room!

All airport media inquiries should be directed to Glen Thomas, Public Information Officer. Please see this page for contacts for other entities doing business at MEM, such as air carriers, the FAA, TSA, and others. 

Contact Information for Glen Thomas, PIO

  • Phone: 901-922-8301, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Email
  • After Hours: The PIO’s mobile number is available on request

Police reports can be requested by email.
Public records requests should be directed here.*

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) is committed to responsive and transparent communications with local and national media.  *Pursuant to Tennessee law, only a citizen of Tennessee may make a Public Records Request from a Tennessee public entity.

News

  • UrbanArt Commission Launches Five Calls to Artists for Memphis International Airport
    UrbanArt Commission Launches Five Calls to Artists for Memphis International Airport
    Monday, February 24, 2020

    The UrbanArt Commission (UAC) is pleased to announce five new commission opportunities for site-specific art installations throughout the re-imagined Concourse B at the Memphis International Airport. These five commissions are part of a $1.5 million art program that will contribute to the modernization and reimagination of the terminal at Memphis International Airport.

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  • Airport Authority releases 2020-2024 Strategic Overview
    Airport Authority releases 2020-2024 Strategic Overview
    Friday, February 14, 2020

    The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has updated its Strategic Overview, a focused, comprehensive plan that outlines the organization’s goals between 2020-2024. The plan will act as a road map for Memphis International Airport (MEM) and MSCAA’s two general aviation airports for the next five years, ensuring improvement across all operational facets.

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  • Asylon joins Memphis drone program team
    Asylon joins Memphis drone program team
    Thursday, February 13, 2020

    Asylon, a Philadelphia based security drone robotics company that designs, manufactures and integrates software and hardware, is the latest addition to the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s (MSCAA’s) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) team.

    In its role with the Memphis UAS IPP, Asylon will work with FedEx Express and other participants to support perimeter surveillance of logistics warehouses, as well as foreign object debris (FOD) detection on the cargo ramp during day and night operations.

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  • Passengers, Progress and Penny: 2019 ends on a high note for MEM
    Passengers, Progress and Penny: 2019 ends on a high note for MEM
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020

    MEMPHIS, TENN. (February 4, 2020) – 2019 ended with a flourish for Memphis International Airport (MEM), with the airport experiencing its busiest December since 2007 at the checkpoint. The hustle and bustle of the recent holiday season was indicative of MEM’s continued growth and set the stage for another year of milestones and exciting projects. Following is a recap of a historic year for MEM: 

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