Memphis Airport

Memphis International Airport is also known as “America’s Aerotropolis.” It is the only airport in North America currently considered to be an “aerotropolis,” which is an airport-integrated region that extends outward from the airport in clusters of airport-linked businesses and residential complexes. Over 10 million passengers pass through Memphis International Airport annually.


Memphis Airport is huge and due to this you have a wide variety of choices when it comes to shopping, dining and other amenities.  There are over 20 unique choices for dining, all of which are themed around the city of Memphis.  The airport also contains a secure Wi-Fi network that you can use to access the internet for a nominal fee. There are also plenty of shops if you wish to purchase gifts, high-end electronics, newspapers magazines and books, or even additional in-flight entertainment.  If you feel like you could use a trim, don’t worry – there is even a barber shop on site.


Memphis International Airport contains three terminals for flights that service a number of airlines and are connected by moving walkways.  You are able to reach a wide selection of connections across the country, since Memphis International Airport is also a major Delta Airlines hub. The three terminals are labeled as follows:

  • Terminal A – Servicing AirTran
  • Terminal B – Servicing Delta Airlines and US Airways
  • Terminal C – Servicing Air Canada, American, Continental and United

Getting To and From the Airport

Once you arrive in Memphis you have several different options of getting to and from the airport.  Car Hire Memphis Airport includes the following car hire firms:

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar Rent A Car
  • Hertz
  • National Car Rental
  • Thrifty Car Rental
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

There are also taxis that depart from Terminal B Baggage Claim.  Other options include train, bus and tram.

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