McGhee Tyson Airport

2055 Alcoa Hwy
Alcoa, TN 37701

2055 Alcoa Hwy
Alcoa, TN 37701
(865) 342-3000
Region: West

Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport is the premier air facility serving East Tennessee. It is both a public and military airport that is located 12 miles south of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. The airport was named for United States Navy pilot Charles McGhee Tyson, who was lost on patrol in World War I.

McGhee Tyson Airport is one of the most convenient and accessible regional airports in the nation and boasts 120 daily flights from more than 20 nonstop destinations.