The Skies are Calling….Will You answer?

Adventure awaits in Northeast Tennessee’s mountain paradise.

Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) is the leading air transportation provider for Northeast Tennessee and features wide-ranging services for scores of diverse travelers. Through partnerships with Allegiant, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, TRI offers non-stop service to Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; Orlando, FL; and St. Petersburg, FL. Travelers can be in more than 250 cities worldwide with just one connection. Additionally, TRI’s robust general aviation services, in collaboration with Tri-City Aviation, provide private and charter aircraft services.

Sailing on Watauga Lake

TRI is the most centrally located airport for residents and businesses in Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and parts of Eastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina. TRI’s convenient location makes it the perfect starting point for your next mountain adventure. Within just twenty minutes passengers can be in downtown Bristol, Johnson City or Kingsport. Another fifteen to twenty minutes further and passengers can find themselves in Abingdon, VA or Erwin, Elizabethton, or Greeneville, TN. Boone, NC as well as popular ski resorts like Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain are all just over an hour and a half drive time from the airport.

TRI has grown considerably in recent years, adding service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), completing the preparation of TRI Aerospace Park, and opening the region’s only Global Entry Enrollment Center. Despite its growth, TRI remains inherently passenger-friendly.

It’s quick and easy to navigate the main terminal and breeze through security. The team at TRI also takes pride in maintaining a sparkling clean facility to prioritize the health and comfort of all passengers. Reviews of the airport frequently refer to TRI as “a hidden gem,” “easy to get around, very clean and very hospitable,” and “super friendly and helpful to the public.” Our staff is trained to help ensure that your airport experience is as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

In 2020 and 2021, the Tri-Cities topped the charts for both UHaul’s Top 25 Growth Cities and the Pods Top Cities for Relocation. Even the Wall Street Journal has noted the wildly high-performing real estate market in our region, as more people relocate to Bristol, Johnson City and Kingsport. As recently as April 2021, Realtor.com, in conjunction with the Wall Street Journal, ranked Johnson City as 23rd on the Emerging Housing Markets Index. With incredible expansion on the horizon for the Tri-Cities region, TRI is poised and ready to help foster the growth of projects like the forthcoming Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Bristol and Amazon fulfillment center.

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Why waste the precious hours of your vacation driving or commuting from another airport? When you touchdown at TRI you’ll begin your adventure with just a few steps off the plane. Explore all that Northeast Tennessee has to offer when you use TRI as your gateway to unspoiled Appalachian paradise.