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    Airport announces 2018 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour
    Monday, December 4, 2017

    Airport announces 2018 schedule for Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2017) — Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced its 2018 schedule for its Jon K. Thompson World Class Tours. 

    Named after Jon K. Thompson, one of the Airport Authority’s longest-serving board members, these tours are designed to give attendees a better look at the airport’s operations and a better understanding about the important role MEM plays in the Mid-South economy.

    The tours will take place from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

    2018 Jon K. Thompson World Class Tour dates

    • February 1, 2018
    • April 5, 2018
    • June 7, 2018
    • August 2, 2018
    • October 4, 2018

    Every tour begins with a continental breakfast and presentations on the airport's history, current activities, finances, projects, air service development efforts, and FedEx operations. The presentations are followed by a comprehensive bus tour around the airfield, including the FedEx World Hub and the Tennessee Air National Guard base.

    “The World Class Tour is a great way for local business leaders and engaged citizens to learn more about Memphis International Airport and its impact on the community,” said Pace Cooper, Chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority’s Board of Commissioners.

    Register online at www.flymemphis.com/jon-k-thompson-world-class-tour. For more information, email wct@flymemphis.com or call 901-922-8079.

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