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McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

Whether you’re going from McGhee Tyson Airport to downtown Knoxville or from the nature center to TYS, count on Uber to get you there.

2055 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, TN 37701
+1 865-342-3000

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How to get a ride from McGhee Tyson Airport

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Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.

Exit on the arrivals level

From baggage claim, follow the signs to the rideshare pickup area. This is where all Uber driver-partners at TYS meet travelers for pickup.

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McGhee Tyson Airport map

McGhee Tyson Airport is a small airport with one passenger terminal.

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McGhee Tyson Airport visitor information

McGhee Tyson Airport serves the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, and handles around 2 million travelers annually. TYS Airport is about a 17-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Knoxville, which is located 14 miles (23 kilometers) from the airport.

McGhee Tyson Airport terminal

McGhee Tyson Airport has one main passenger terminal, with 2 levels. There are no TYS Airport lounges and no direct international flights at McGhee Tyson Airport. You can plan your trip using the information below.

McGhee Tyson Airport airlines

  • Allegiant
  • American
  • Delta
  • Frontier
  • United

Dining at McGhee Tyson Airport

McGhee Tyson Airport has more than 5 dining options, including fast-food places and a McGhee Tyson Airport restaurant where passengers can have a sit-down meal. Travelers looking to buy a beverage or bite to eat can visit the McGhee Tyson Airport Starbucks. McGhee Tyson Airport food for purchase includes options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

Things to do at McGhee Tyson Airport

Those interested in shopping at McGhee Tyson Airport can visit the gift shop, which sells souvenirs, reading materials, snacks, travel accessories, clothing, and other goods.

Hotels near McGhee Tyson Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near TYS, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near McGhee Tyson Airport

  • Knoxville’s nature center and zoo
  • Market Square
  • Old City neighborhood
  • Sunsphere

Find more information about TYS here.

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