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MLGW water pressure issues force closure of MEM passenger terminal

Ongoing system-wide water pressure issues by Memphis Light, Gas and Water have forced the temporary closure of the Memphis International Airport (MEM) passenger terminal.

New B Terminal progress, Feb 2020

Passengers, Progress and Penny: 2019 ends on a high note for MEM

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…
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MSCAA 2019 Job Fair

Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 30

Memphis, Tenn. (October 23, 2019) – Local job seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 30, 2019. The fair, which will feature at least 14 different airport employers, will take place from 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center…
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Passengers walk to C ticketing

Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week

MEMPHIS, TN (November 12, 2018) – With recent passenger growth trends matching increased capacity by airlines, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is preparing for a significant surge in travelers during the Thanksgiving travel period. The airport estimates that as many as 1,000-1,500 additional passengers per day could travel through MEM during this time. As a result,…
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MSCAA Job Fair

Memphis International Airport to host job fair on October 24

Memphis, Tenn. (October 9, 2018) – Local job-seekers can find out more about career opportunities at the airport when Memphis International Airport (MEM) hosts a job fair on October 24, 2018. The fair, which will feature at least 13 different airport employers, will take place from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the airport’s Project Center at…
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B modernization wider walkways rendering

MSCAA board awards modernization construction, jet bridge contracts; Project expected to be completed in early 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 16, 2018) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners has approved the selection of Flintco, LLC as the primary contractor for Memphis International Airport’s (MEM’s) B Concourse modernization construction and redesign project. The total of the contract is $122,582,530. The board also approved a $32,000,038 contract with Aero Bridgeworks…
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Ground Transportation Center (GTC)

Memphis International Airport exceeds 2.15 million enplanements in Fiscal Year 2017-2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 1, 2018) – Enplanements at Memphis International Airport (MEM) exceeded 2.15 million during its Fiscal Year 2017-2018, which ended on June 30, 2018. The number represented an increase of nearly 115,000 enplanements or 5.6 percent compared to the previous fiscal year. “Enplanement” is a common airport industry term that refers to a…
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May 2018 enplanements chart

Memphis International Airport continues strong passenger & cargo growth trends

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 29, 2018) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) continued its strong growth trends in May, with passenger and cargo operations showing significant increases compared to May 2017. There were more than 205,000 enplanements in May 2018, a 5.4 percent increase compared to May 2017. Enplanements at MEM have increased this fiscal year by…
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TSA logo and drone

U.S. Department of Transportation selects MSCAA as participant in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

Memphis, TN – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has been selected as one of 10 participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program, an initiative aimed at shaping the future of drones in America. “We are looking forward to helping today’s winners unlock the…
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Torn Basil

Italian-themed restaurant Torn Basil opens at Memphis International Airport

MEMPHIS, TENN. (May 7, 2018) – Torn Basil, an Italian-themed restaurant, has opened near gate A27 at Memphis International Airport (MEM). The restaurant offers pizza, meatballs, salads and sandwiches, as well as a breakfast menu. Torn Basil is operated by HMS Host, which also operates Starbucks, Maggie O’Shea’s, Moe’s, Cinnabon Baked to Go, Urban Market,…
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