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Tri-Cities Airport Conducts Emergency Airfield Exercise

June 10, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – Tri-Cities Airport, along with mutual aid agencies in and around Sullivan and Washington Counties, held a mock disaster drill at the Airport Wednesday, June 10. The exercise…

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Media Advisory: TRI Emergency Drill

June 3, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – Tri-Cities Airport will conduct an Airport emergency exercise Wednesday, June 10, from 10 AM to 12 PM. Purpose:This is a federally-mandated exercise designed to promote emergency preparedness,…

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Travelers Beware – Airport “Guide” Websites Contain False Information

May 6, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – The Tri-Cities Airport has discovered the airport website and hundreds of other airport websites across the country, are being partially copied onto airport “guide” websites. These websites…

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Tailwind to Add Café and Remodel Restaurant at TRI

February 13, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – Beginning the week of February 17, Tailwind will begin construction on a new café area and remodeling the restaurant in the Tri-Cities Airport concourse. The first phase…

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American Airlines to Begin Dual-Class Service to DFW

February 10, 2020 News

Blountville, TN – American Airlines will begin dual-class service on flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) beginning June 4, 2020. The aircraft will have 65 seats, nine of which…

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TSA PreCheck Enrollment Event at TRI

October 11, 2019 News

November 11-15 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be hosting a “Pop-Up” PreCheck Enrollment event at Tri-Cities Airport (TRI), November 11-15. The temporary enrollment center will be open for interviews…

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American Airlines Hiring Event at TRI

July 24, 2019 News

Additional positions needed for new flights to DFW Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is seeking part-time ticket counter and ramp agents at the Tri-Cities Airport. A…

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American Airlines Flight 4890 Diverted to Tri-Cities Airport

June 26, 2019 News

Blountville, TN. – Officials at Tri-Cities Airport confirm an American Airlines flight diverted to TRI. Details below: Airline:  American Airlines (AA)Aircraft Type:  ERJ145Flight Number:  4890Origination/Departure Airport:  Charlotte, NC (CLT)Destination Airport:  Lexington,…

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Global Entry Enrollment Center Opening at TRI

May 14, 2019 News

Blountville, TN. –  A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry Enrollment Center will have its grand opening on Wednesday, May 22 at Tri-Cities Airport (TRI). The Global Entry Enrollment Center will…

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Aviation Celebration 2019 Coming to the Tri-Cities Airport & Tri-City Aviation

May 2, 2019 News

BLOUNTVILLE, TN –Aviation and history enthusiasts can view, tour and/or ride in World War II era aircraft at Tri-City Aviation between May 29-June 2, as The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) AirPower…

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Tri-Cities Airport Hosts Merit Badge Event for Boy Scouts

April 12, 2019 News

BLOUNTVILLE, TN –On Saturday, April 13, Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) will host an aviation merit badge event for 60 members of the Sequoyah Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Held at Tri-City…

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American Airlines Offers Daily Service from TRI to DFW

April 11, 2019 News

Blountville, TN – American Airlines and the Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) announced nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) beginning September 4, 2019. The new service will be twice daily…

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