Memphis airport (MEM)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Memphis International Airport, opened on June 14, 1929, is one of the busiest in the state of Tennessee, together with Nashville Airport. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to Canada.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 901 922 8000. E-mail: [email protected] There are information desks in the baggage reclaim area, on the ground floor, and volunteers in navy blue uniforms throughout the enclosure.


The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) southeast from the city centre.

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What services does Memphis airport (MEM) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, bank (Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm), mailbox, plugs for electronic devices, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Delta Sky Club lounge is situated in the hallway between concourses B and C and opens from Sunday to Friday between 5:00 am and 7:00 pm and Saturdays from 5:00 am to 5:30 pm; it offers Wi-Fi, plugs for electric devices, reading material, meals, bar (accessible with Delta Sky Club membership, first or business class passengers from Delta Air Lines and SkyTeam airlines, SkyTeam Elite Plus members, or by paying at the door - USD59.00).

Food and Drinks- There are several restaurants, coffee shops, bars and fast food outlets, mainly in concourse B.
Shopping- Stores selling souvenirs, newspapers, books, electronics, sport goods, sweets, accessories, music, jewellery, clothing.
Baggage- Carts available for free. The lost and found office is handled by the police department (Tel +1 901 922 8298; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Meditation room, medical center, baby changing facilities.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) (Tel +1 901 274 6282) operates line 64 headed for downtown Memphis (journey time: 20 minutes). It leaves every hour from Monday to Friday between 6:17 am and 10:42 pm, Saturdays from 7:02 am to 9:02 pm and Sunday from 7:02 am to 7:02 pm. Stops include Airways Transit Center, FedEx Hub and American Way Transit Center. Buses can be boarded in front of concourse C, on the baggage reclaim level, and tickets cost USD1.75.
There are also door-to-door minibus services inside and around the Memphis area, which must be booked in advance. Operators are Last Minute Transportation (Tel +1 901 649 6346), PC Transportation (Tel +1 901 489 3890), Premier Transportation (Tel +1 901 577 7700), Cooper Express Shuttle (Tel +1 901 340 4496) and True Concierge (Tel +1 901 409 9973).
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Taxi - Vehicles available outside the luggage recollection area of concourse B from 6:00 am until one hour after the last arriving flight. The trip to the city centre takes 15-20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental offices are situated in the ground transportation center, on the lower level of concourse B.

Alamo (Tel +1 888 826 6893 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 901 345 2847 - Sunday to Friday from 5:30 am to 1:00 am, Saturday from 5:30 am to 0:30 am)
Budget (Tel +1 901 332 2222 - Sunday to Friday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Dollar (Tel +1 866 434 2226 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 901 396 3736 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 901 345 5680 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
National (Tel +1 877 222 9058 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 901 346 4781 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 877 283 0898 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Memphis airport (MEM)

There are covered and outdoor areas for short and long stays. The first 30 minutes have no charge. Next to the airport's entrance there is a free sector for passenger pick-up (Cell Phone Lot). More information: Tel +1 901 922 8065. Rates

Economy Parking - 7-storey facility, with charging stations for electric vehicles and access to the terminal via a covered hall with moving walkways.
Parking Garage - Located opposite the terminal, with short-term spaces on the ground floor and long-term bays on levels 2 and 3.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, lifts, adapted restrooms and telephones, designated parking spaces close to the terminals and relief areas for service animals. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their needs at the moment of their booking. Children under 15 years old travelling alone will be supervised by the airline crew.

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Latest updates: November 29, 2018