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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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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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B modernization wide walkways rendering

Airport Authority extends bid deadline for Concourse B construction

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 25, 2018) – Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has extended the deadline for its B Concourse construction bidding from May 15 to June 15. The change will allow the pre-qualified prime contractors additional time to prepare pricing and form their construction teams. With the extension, the selection of the project’s contractor is…
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Memphis International Airport maintains status as world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport; MEM is busiest cargo airport in North America

MEMPHIS, TENN. (April 19, 2018) – Memphis International Airport (MEM) has maintained its ranking as the world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport and the busiest cargo airport in North America, according to preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings released by Airports Council International. In 2017, more than 4.33 million metric tonnes of cargo were handled at MEM,…
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Memphis International Airport B Concourse to close for construction April 4; Operations will be focused on A & C Concourses until 2021

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 4, 2018) – In a significant step in its concourse modernization project, Memphis International Airport (MEM) will close its B Concourse for construction on Wednesday, April 4. Airlines, restaurants, and retail businesses will operate out of the A and C Concourses until the project’s expected completion in 2021. Below is a recap…
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DOT report shows average airfare dropping for 17th consecutive quarter at MEM

MEMPHIS, TN (April 25, 2017) – For the 17th consecutive quarter, the year-over-year average airfares at Memphis International Airport (MEM) have dropped, according to the Department of Transportation (DOT). The DOT’s fourth quarter 2016 average airfare report reflects an average airfare of $374.42 at MEM, a drop of more than $19 compared to the 4th…
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