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McGhee Tyson Airport is the premier air facility in East
Tennessee, serving the commercial airline industry, air cargo, military aviation
and general aviation. With parallel 9,000 feet runways, McGhee Tyson Airport can
accommodate any size aircraft in today's inventory. Located 12 miles south of
downtown Knoxville, the airport occupies more than 2,000 acres of land with
space for additional air cargo facilities or economic development.
McGhee Tyson Airport completed a $70 million renovation and
expansion project of its main terminal and concourses in the fall of 2000. The
project included the construction of two new concourses, gates, ticket counters,
elevators and escalators, administrative offices, passenger loading bridges,
restrooms, gift shops and the first Ruby Tuesday airport restaurant in the
McGhee Tyson Airport has several
major airlines serving many non-stop destinations throughout the eastern U.S.