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Arts in the Airport 2022 winners

Memphis International Airport announces student art and photography contest winners

Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced the winners of its 15th annual High School Visual Arts and Photography Competition. The winners were announced as part of a virtual event on May 25.

Memphis International Airport to open new concourse on February 15

Memphis International Airport (MEM) will open its modernized B concourse on Tuesday, February 15. The first flight at the new concourse is scheduled to be a ­­­­­Delta Air Lines flight arriving at MEM at 6:18 pm. Departing flights will begin operations at the new concourse on Wednesday, February 16.

Memphis International Airport holds full-scale emergency response exercise

On Monday, October 18, 2021, Memphis International Airport held its 2021 Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise. This exercise allows all airport departments to practice and evaluate the airports’ ability to effectively manage a mass casualty incident should were such an incident to occur.

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Memphis International Airport, CityCURRENT to present virtual airport tour November 10

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (November 4, 2020) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) and CityCURRENT are once again partnering to present a virtual version of MEM’s Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour. The next virtual tour will take place on Tuesday, November 10 at 10 a.m.  The virtual tour will begin with a presentation by Scott Brockman, President…
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Concourse B modernization - August 2020

Memphis International Airport’s modernization project continues to take shape

Project on schedule to be completed in mid-2021 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 27, 2020) – Despite the pandemic’s effects on passenger travel, Memphis International Airport’s (MEM’s) concourse modernization project continues to progress. With exterior work nearly completed, the focus of the project has shifted to the interior of the redesigned concourse, with tasks including the installation…
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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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MEM B Ticketing Lobby

Memphis International Airport offers travel tips for Thanksgiving week

Airport expects busiest holiday week since 2007 MEMPHIS, TN (November 21, 2019) – With record passenger numbers expected across North America during Thanksgiving week, Memphis International Airport (MEM) is offering tips for holiday travelers. Between Friday, November 22 and Monday, December 2, approximately 170,000 passengers are expected to arrive at or depart from MEM, an increase…
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Memphis International Airport maintains ranking as world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport; MEM is busiest cargo airport in North America

MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 25, 2019) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) has maintained its status as the world’s second busiest cargo airport and the busiest cargo airport in North America, according to 2018 world airport traffic rankings released by Airports Council International. More than 4.47 million metric tons of cargo were handled at MEM in 2018,…
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5 years pax growth chart august 2019

Memphis International Airport experiences 5th straight fiscal year of passenger growth

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 19, 2019) – More than 4.5 million passengers traveled through Memphis International Airport (MEM) in fiscal year 2018-2019, which ended on June 30. That figure represents a 5.13% increase compared to the previous fiscal year and marked the 5th consecutive fiscal year of passenger growth for the airport. The number of MEM passengers…
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Runway 18 C

Airport announces 2019 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 19, 2018) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its 2019 schedule for its Jon K. Thompson World Class Tours.  Named after Jon K. Thompson, one of the Airport Authority’s longest-serving board members, these tours are designed to give attendees a better look at the airport’s operations and a better understanding about…
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