Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport TYS
serves the greater Knoxville area of Blount County, State of Tennessee. It handles commercial , air cargo, military and general aviation air traffic.
TYS Airport is located in the town of Alcoa - 12 miles south of the central business district of Knoxville, and is within easy reach of the University of Tennessee. It is accessible by Interstate I-75 and the I-640 Interchange.
With two long parallel runways and an estimated 1.7 million passengers annually, McGhee Tyson Airport is served by several major and low-cost carriers (US Airways is the dominant airline), providing nonstop service to US hubs, with connections around the world.
The on-Airport Hilton Hotel can be reached at 865-970-4300.
McGhee Tyson Airport has one passenger terminal.