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Memphis International Airport Receives $14.8 million in FAA Airport Terminal Program Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $14.8 million in Airport Terminal Program (ATP) funding to Memphis International Airport (MEM).

2022: A Year of Reinvention for MEM

2022 was a pivotal year in the history of Memphis International Airport (MEM). A new $245 million passenger concourse, the launch of Spirit Airlines, the return of near prepandemic-level passenger traffic, and a new $309 million centralized deicing facility highlighted a year of reinvention for MEM.

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Airport Authority to host public meetings October 25 and 26 to present Master Plan Update

Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) will host public information meetings on October 25 and 26 to present details of its current Master Plan Update (MPU). Both sessions will be held in the Central Ballroom of the Holiday Inn – University of Memphis.

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.

Airlines at Memphis International Airport to move baggage operations to B baggage lobby on May 26

Starting on Wednesday, May 26, all airlines at Memphis International Airport will conduct baggage operations in the B baggage lobby. American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines will all move baggage service offices to the B area on that date. All other airlines already utilize the B baggage area.

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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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Artists Selected for Memphis International Airport Art Installations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June 16, 2020) — Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has approved the winning proposals for five new public art opportunities as part of Memphis International Airport’s modernized Concourse B, which is scheduled to open in 2021. The MSCAA Board of Commissioners’ Ad Hoc Art Committee approved the selections today, which were recommended by…
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UrbanArt Commission Announces Finalists for Memphis International Airport Art Installations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 30, 2020) – The UrbanArt Commission (UAC), in partnership with the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), has announced its finalists for five new public art opportunities as part of the Concourse B reimagining. In February, UAC released three Calls to Artists for five new permanent artworks including a $350,000 suspended sculpture project…
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UrbanArt Commission Launches Five Calls to Artists for Memphis International Airport

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. Memphis International Airport (MEM) is in the midst…
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UrbanArt Commission to create art program for Memphis International Airport

MEMPHIS, TENN. (January 16, 2020) – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners has approved the selection of the UrbanArt Commission to lead a new art program for the modernized B Concourse at Memphis International Airport (MEM).  The UrbanArt Commission will lead the creation of an ongoing art program, which will include identifying…
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