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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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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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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 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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Structural work begins for Memphis International Airport’s modernization project

Project on schedule to be completed in early 2021 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 10, 2019) – Structural work has begun on Memphis International Airport’s (MEM’s) B Concourse modernization project. With demolition complete and below grade activity nearly complete, work now involves the use of large cranes to erect and set steel beams that will serve as…
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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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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 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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