The closest airport to Knoxville, Tennessee is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).
The total distance from McGhee Tyson Airport to downtown Knoxville depends on the specific location within the city. However, the airport is located approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) south of downtown Knoxville.
The travel time from McGhee Tyson Airport to downtown Knoxville varies depending on traffic conditions and the exact destination within the city. On average, it takes around 20-30 minutes by car to reach downtown Knoxville from the airport.
To reach downtown Knoxville from McGhee Tyson Airport, you can follow these general directions:
- Upon exiting the airport, head northeast on Terminal Loop Dr.
- Turn left onto Alcoa Hwy/US-129 N.
- Continue on US-129 N for approximately 10 miles.
- Take the exit onto Cumberland Ave/US-11 N/US-70 E.
- Follow US-11 N/US-70 E for about 2 miles, and you will enter downtown Knoxville.
Please note that these directions are provided as a general guide, and it’s advisable to use a GPS device or navigation app for real-time traffic updates and the most accurate route information.