By Air

Memphis International Airport (MEM). Memphis International Airport (MEM), 9 miles southeast of downtown, is served by most major airlines and is a hub for Northwest Airlines. 2491 Winchester Rd., Memphis, Tennessee. 901/922–8000;

Some sample flying times are: from New York (2½ hours), London (10 hours).


American. American. 800/433–7300.

Continental Express. Continental Express. 800/525–0280.

Delta. Delta. 800/221–1212.

Midway. Midway. 800/446–4392.

Northwest. Northwest. 800/225–2525.

United. United. 800/241–6522.

US Airways. US Airways. 800/428–4322.

From the U.K.

American. American. 0345/789–789.

British Airways. British Airways. 0345/222–111.

Delta. Delta. 0800/414–767.

United. United. 0800/888–555.

Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Atlantic. 01293/747–747.

Transfers Between the Airport & Town

By Car

Driving time to downtown is about 15 minutes via I–240 northwest.

By Taxi

Cab fare to downtown runs about $20 plus tip.

Yellow Cab. Yellow Cab. 901/577–7700.

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