Memphis International Airport sets sights on a travel plaza

Memphis International Airport plans for travel plaza

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - From trains to planes and automobiles! Memphis International Airport officials have high hopes for a travel plaza on the property.

Airport officials confirm they want to build a plaza near the cell phone lot as you drive onto airport property that would be a stop for food and gas.

The venture would be a public-private partnership but no plans have been finalized.

As you know, Concourse 'B' inside Memphis International Airport is already in the middle of a $214 million renovation which is scheduled to be finished in 2021.

Memphis International Airport begins modernization project

The concourse will house 23 gates, accommodating 6 million passengers, which is about 50 percent more traffic than the current airport traffic numbers.

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