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Always an Exciting Adventure

September 10, 2020 News

Aviation is an exciting adventure which never seems to stop surprising me. Like many of the people who work at an airport, but do not actually fly the airplanes, I…

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Draw Alive Partnership with TRI and Hands On!

September 9, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) has partnered with Hands On! Discovery Center to bring the exciting world of airports alive for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. A…

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B-17G Flying Fortress “Sentimental Journey” Coming to the Tri-Cities Airport & Tri-City Aviation

September 2, 2020 News

Blountville, Tenn. – Aviation and history enthusiasts can view, tour and/or ride in a World War II, B-17 aircraft at Tri-City Aviation between September 8-13, 2020. The Arizona Commemorative Air…

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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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