Tennessee Transportation

Tennessee Transportation

Tennessee Transportation

Tennessee is one of the States in the United States which is located in Southeastern United States. This State has approximately 6,214,888 of population making the State 17th largest State in population, which covers 42,169 square miles and making it the 36th largest by land area. Tennessee’s capital city is Nashville which is second largest. Memphis is the first largest city of Tennessee.

The main transportation of Tennessee‘s early history was water. As the years pass by Tennessee has all sorts of transportation comforting passengers.

Train Ride

Train ride is one of the best options to choose since we get to see the scenic views of the countryside. This ride is available year round with trips of one hour to few weeks. Train rides can be found online, in the phone book or by dropping in at tourist information centers.

Tennessee Transportation Trough Air

There are two international airports in Tennessee

Memphis international airport
Nashville international airport

Memphis international airport has more cargo operations than any other airport. This airport provides immense amount of passenger flights. In this airport there are all kinds of amenities like banks, ATM’s, restaurants, retail stores, foreign currency exchange and special facilities for disabled persons. The airlines which serve this Memphis international airport, Tennessee are Continental, delta, American, United, US airways, KLM and North West.

The other important airport in Tennessee is Nashville International airport. The amenities provided by this airport are TDD phones for who can’t hear Postal facilities, Children’s play area, escalators, elevators, book shops, massage bar and nail care shops. The airlines which serve this airport are Air Canada, South west airlines, American airlines, United Express Airlines, Continental airlines, American eagle, Frontier airlines, Corporate airlines, US Airways, Jet Blue and North West airlines.

There are some other airports which are located at Union City, Shelbyville, Paris, Rockwood, Tullahoma, Athens, Knoxville, and Greeneville.

Bus Tour in Tennesse

The Tennessee tour bus offers passengers Bus ride along with country music and historical attractions.

Mpjo Music Bus Tour

This tour offers a ride to Memphis and an opportunity to visit the local attractions. Travelers are allowed to bring their instruments to play along with musicians in the bus.

Graceland Tour

This is a 4 hour musical bus tour which starts from Blues city café. In this tour a pass to Graceland is included.

Graceland Location: 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard (Highway 51 South), Memphis, Tennessee
Graceland Coordinates: 35°2′46″N 90°1′23″W
Graceland Area: 13.588 acres (5.499 ha)
Graceland Built: 1939
Graceland Architect: Furbringer & Ehrman
Graceland Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival
Graceland Added to NRHP: November 7, 1991
Graceland Designated NHL: March 27, 2006
Graceland NRHP Reference#: 91001585

Elvis and Southern Sounds Coach Tour

This is a seven day and six night tour from Memphis to Nashville. This tour includes all amenities like breakfast, accommodation, tour guides and luxury motor coach transportation.  The first three days of the trip takes to Rock n soul Museum, Sun Studios, Graceland and Meditation Garden. From day four it takes to Tupelo, MS the birth place of Elvis and Museum. Day five it takes to Nashville where the passengers can visit Ole Opry, County music, Hall of fame and RCA studio during the last days of the tour.

These are some of the means of transportation to and from Tennessee to provide convenience to the passengers.

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation Agency Overview
TDOT Formed 1923
TDOT Jurisdiction State of Tennessee
TDOT Headquarters 505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
TDOT Employees Approximately 4,200
TDOT Agency Executive Gerald F. Nicely, Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Transportation Website

List of Airports in Tennessee

City Served FAA IATA ICAO Airport Name
Commercial Service - Primary Airports
Bristol / Johnson City / Kingsport TRI TRI KTRI Tri-Cities Regional Airport (Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA)
Chattanooga CHA CHA KCHA Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Lovell Field)
Knoxville TYS TYS KTYS McGhee Tyson Airport
Memphis MEM MEM KMEM Memphis International Airport
Nashville BNA BNA KBNA Nashville International Airport (Berry Field)
Reliever Airports
Knoxville DKX   KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Memphis M01     General DeWitt Spain Airport
Millington 2M8     Charles W. Baker Airport
Nashville JWN   KJWN John C. Tune Airport
Smyrna MQY MQY KMQY Smyrna Airport
General Aviation Airports
Athens MMI MMI KMMI McMinn County Airport
Bolivar M08     William L. Whitehurst Field
Camden 0M4     Benton County Airport
Centerville GHM GHM KGHM Centerville Municipal Airport
Clarksville CKV CKV KCKV Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport (John F. Outlaw Field)
Cleveland HDI   KHDI Hardwick Field
Clifton M29     Hassel Field
Columbia / Mt. Pleasant MRC MRC KMRC Maury County Airport
Copperhill 1A3     Martin Campbell Field
Covington M04     Covington Municipal Airport
Crossville CSV CSV KCSV Crossville Memorial Airport (Whitson Field)
Dayton 2A0     Mark Anton Airport
Dickson M02     Dickson Municipal Airport
Dyersburg DYR   KDYR Dyersburg Regional Airport
Elizabethton 0A9     Elizabethton Municipal Airport
Fayetteville FYM FYM KFYM Fayetteville Municipal Airport
Gainesboro 1A7     Jackson County Airport
Gallatin M33     Sumner County Regional Airport
Greeneville GCY GCY KGCY Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport
Humboldt M53     Humboldt Municipal Airport
Huntingdon / McKenzie HZD   KHZD Carroll County Airport
Jacksboro JAU   KJAU Campbell County Airport
Jackson MKL MKL KMKL McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport
Jamestown 2A1     Jamestown Municipal Airport
Jasper APT APT KAPT Marion County Airport (Brown Field)
Lafayette 3M7     Lafayette Municipal Airport
Lawrenceburg 2M2     Lawrenceburg-Lawrence County Airport
Lebanon M54     Lebanon Municipal Airport
Lewisburg LUG   KLUG Ellington Airport
Lexington / Parsons PVE   KPVE Beech River Regional Airport (opened 2006)
Linden M15     Perry County Airport
Livingston 8A3     Livingston Municipal Airport
Madisonville MNV   KMNV Monroe County Airport
McMinnville RNC RNC KRNC Warren County Memorial Airport
Millington NQA NQA KNQA Millington Regional Jetport
Morristown MOR MOR KMOR Moore-Murrell Airport
Mountain City 6A4     Johnson County Airport
Murfreesboro MBT   KMBT Murfreesboro Municipal Airport
Oneida SCX   KSCX Scott Municipal Airport
Paris PHT PHT KPHT Henry County Airport
Portland 1M5     Portland Municipal Airport
Pulaski GZS   KGZS Abernathy Field
Rockwood RKW RKW KRKW Rockwood Municipal Airport
Rogersville RVN   KRVN Hawkins County Airport
Savannah SNH   KSNH Savannah-Hardin County Airport
Selmer SZY   KSZY Robert Sibley Airport
Sevierville GKT GKT KGKT Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
Sewanee UOS UOS KUOS Franklin County Airport
Shelbyville SYI SYI KSYI Shelbyville Municipal Airport (Bomar Field)
Smithville 0A3     Smithville Municipal Airport
Somerville FYE   KFYE Fayette County Airport
Sparta SRB   KSRB Upper Cumberland Regional Airport
Springfield M91     Springfield-Robertson County Airport
Tazewell 3A2     New Tazewell Municipal Airport
Trenton TGC   KTGC Gibson County Airport
Tullahoma THA THA KTHA Tullahoma Regional Airport (William Northern Field)
Union City UCY UCY KUCY Everett-Stewart Regional Airport
Waverly 0M5     Humphreys County Airport
Winchester BGF   KBGF Winchester Municipal Airport
Other Public-Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Benton 92A     Chilhowee Gliderport
Brownsville 47M     Thornton Airport
Chattanooga 1A0     Dallas Bay Skypark
Collegedale FGU   KFGU Collegedale Municipal Airport (Linn Field)
Eagleville 50M     Puckett Gliderport
Halls M31     Arnold Field
Hohenwald 0M3     John A. Baker Field
Johnson City 0A4     Johnson City STOLport
Knoxville 9A2     Powell STOLport
McKinnon M93     Houston County Airport
Nashville M88     Cornelia Fort Airpark
Rossville 54M     Wolf River Airport
Tiptonville 0M2     Reelfoot Lake Airport
Other Military Airports
Fort Campbell / Clarksville EOD   KEOD Sabre Army Heliport (has a runway)
Notable Private-Use Airports
Kingston 12TN     Riley Creek Airport (was 30A: Meadowlake Airpark)
Oliver Springs TN08     Oliver Springs Airport
Notable Former Airports
Arlington LHC   KLHC Arlington Municipal Airport (closed 1998-2002)
Cookeville CJE   KCJE Putnam County Airport (closed 1997)
Lexington M52     Franklin Wilkins Airport (closed 2006)
Parsons 0M1     Scott Field (Decatur County Airport) (closed 2006)