Knoxville airport (TYS)

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.


 Passenger Guide

McGhee Tyson Airport serves Knoxville, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with domestic flights

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, United
Annual passenger traffic: 2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 (865) 342-3000 


The airport is located 12 miles (19 km) south of Knoxville, in Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee.

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What services does Knoxville airport (TYS) facilities include

ATM cash machines, Free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal, and multiple plug-in stations located throughout the terminal.

There are cafes, pastries and breakfast foods, Pizza restaurant, Sub restaurant

Convenience store with books, newspapers, and novelties, food, beverages, snacks.

Lost and Found - 865-342-3088 for items left inside the airport. 

Shoe shine service.


Accommodation near Knoxville airport (TYS)

La Quinta Inn and Suites Knoxville Airport (1 km), Comfort Suites Airport (1 km)

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Public and private transportation

Rapidsharing - Uber and Lyft are allowed.


1st Quality Taxi (865) 249-2131 / 1-n-Only Airport Taxi (865) 740-8026 / AAA Taxi (865) 970-0016 / Airport Yellow Cab (865) 789-1019


Car rental agencies

Most of the major car rental agencies are on site.

Parking services at Knoxville airport (TYS)

There are short term and long term parking lots, as well as Economy Lot.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

For passengers with reduced mobility or require special assistance, prior coordination with the airline is recommended at least 48 hours before the flight.

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Latest updates: July 22, 2019