Memphis International Airport , MEM, is a civil-military airport located seven miles (11 km) southeast of Downtown Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee. It covers 3,900 acres (1,600 ha) and has four runways.
It is the main hub for FedEX.
The airport has been in existence since 1929.
Southern Airways was an important regional carrier at Memphis in the 1960s.
Southern Airways serves Harrison/Branson, Mo, El Dorado, Ar, Nashville, Tn, and Destin, Fl directly from Memphis.