Memphis MEM Airport Overview
Business Travelers have voted the Airport as one of the 10 best among US airports.
Memphis Airport is only a few miles south of the central business district of the city of Memphis, in Shelby County, and is accessible via Interstate Hwys. 55, 40 & 240. It is also a 'superhub' for FedEx operations around the world.
With 4 long runways and approximately 7 million passengers annually, Memphis International Airport is hub to Delta Airlines with routes to North American destinations and to to Amsterdam, and is served by other major airlines and minor regional jet services offering direct and connecting flights within the country, and connections around the world.
As of November 3, 2013, Southwest Airlines officially took over the routes of AirTran.
The on-Airport Raddison Hotel is located at the Airport entrance, a one-minute drive from the passenger terminal.
Memphis International Airport has one passenger terminal with Concourses A & C.
Present and Future Airport Developments: A 5-phase project involving concrete reconstruction of the aircraft parking ramp surrounding the terminal concourses A, B & C, has completed its first phase early 2013 (addressing the courtyard between B & C concourses); the remaining phases should be done in about three years.