Other major reasons to serve this airport
- Home of FedEx and the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, Memphis is the logistics capital of the world with the second largest cargo airport, five class-one railways, third busiest trucking corridor in the US, and the fifth largest inland port in the US.
- 1.3 million people live within a 35-mile radius of the airport, and 2.6 million within 100 miles.
- Memphis is a premier tourism destination, attracting more than 10 million annual visitors.
- Graceland, the home of Elvis, is the second most visited house in the US.
Marketing/and other support
- Memphis’ Community Air Service Development Incentive Program (CASDIP) offers waived operating fees and marketing support for unserved/underserved routes. Contact Will Livsey, Senior Manager of Air Service Research and Development, for more information.
Airport Catchment area
- 30 min catchment area: Memphis city limits – 653,450.
- 60 min catchment area: 1.3 million.
- 120 min catchment area: Mid-South cities such as Jackson and Tunica in Mississippi – 2.7 million.
Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors
- Home to the busiest air cargo airport in the Western Hemisphere.
- The East cargo ramp is available for additional large cargo operations.
- Cargo accounts for a $27.1 billion economic impact.
- 300 national and international non-stop destinations to supplement new cargo opportunities.
- Enhanced by superior highway, rail and port access.
- Centrally located in the US.
Infrastructure & Operations
Four concrete runways
- 18C/36C – 11,120 ft
- 18R/36L – 9,320 ft
- 18L/36R – 9,000 ft
- 09/27 – 8,946 ft
- Slot Coordinated: No.
- Operating hours: 24/7.
- Terminals: One terminal with three concourses.
- Passenger numbers: CY 2015 – 3,723,231 passengers.
- Freight: CY 2015 – 22,548,390,919 lbs
- Largest carrier: American Airlines