Knoxville Airport, Tennessee
McGhee Tyson Airport, Knoxville, TN, USA
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 nation. McGhee Tyson Airport has several major airlines serving many non-stop destinations throughout the eastern U.S.