How Do You Get to Knoxville's TYS Airport?


Quick Answer

Visitors to Knoxville, Tennessee's, McGhee Tyson Airport can use the address McGhee Tyson Airport, 2055 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, TN 37701 to map exact directions on a GPS. The airport can be reached from several locations, using Interstate 40, Interstate 140 and U.S. 129. McGhee Tyson Airport is located approximately 12 miles south of Knoxville and uses the airport code TYS.

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Those who are traveling to McGhee Tyson Airport from the north should use Interstate 75. Take I-75 southbound toward Knoxville until the I-640 interchange. At the interchange, take I-275 south for 2.5 miles, until I-40 west. Take I-40 west to exit 386B, Alcoa Highway/U.S. 129. Take U.S. 129 and cross the Tennessee River. Continue on U.S. 129 for about 12 miles to McGhee Tyson Airport.

Those traveling to the airport from Knoxville should get on I-40 west. Take I-40W to exit 386B, which will have signs for Alcoa Highway, Airport and Smoky Mountains. Continue on for about 12 miles to the airport.

Travelers who need to reach McGhee Tyson Airport from Chattanooga or Nashville should take I-40 east until exit 376B, or Interstate 140. Take I-140 for about 12 miles to exit 11A, 129 South. Continue on 129 South for 2 miles until the airport appears on the right.

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