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TCAA Promotes David Jones to Deputy Executive Director

October 26, 2018

Blountville, TN – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) elected to promote David Jones to Deputy Executive Director at today’s board meeting. The promotion takes effect immediately. “We are pleased to announce…

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TCAA Celebrates Aerospace Park Groundbreaking

October 26, 2018

Blountville, TN – Community leaders and construction vehicles were on site today at Tri-Cities Airport setting the stage for the next phase of Aerospace Park site development. Site construction in Aerospace…

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Aircraft Accident at Tri-Cities Airport

September 20, 2018

Blountville, TN. – An aircraft accident involving a small, single engine experimental category aircraft known as a Velocity occurred at Tri-Cities Airport yesterday evening. Below are the final details Tri-Cities Airport…

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TRI Airport Director Hired by MKAA

September 4, 2018

Blountville, TN. – As recently announced by the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA), Executive Director PatrickWilson will be leaving the Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) in late October/early November to serve as…

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2018 Aviation Celebration

August 8, 2018

Blountville, TN – Living history will be on display at Tri-Cities Airport September 4-9 during the 2018 Aviation Celebration. The event will be held at Tri-City Aviation, the general aviation terminal…

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TRI Long Term Parking Rehab Work Begins

June 11, 2018

Blountville, TN. – Rehabilitation work on the Tri-Cities Airport long term parking lot will begin June 18. Project preparation is already underway as the lower entrance and a portion of the…

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Tri-Cities Airport Authority Receives Site Development Grant

March 22, 2018

Blountville, TN – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) was pleased to be among the 25 communicities receiving Site Development Grants as announced today by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and…

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Airport Authority Receives $4.1 Million TDOT Grant for Aerospace Park

January 11, 2018

Blountville, TN. – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) has been awarded a $4.1 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Aeronautics Economic Development Fund to further the development of…

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Passenger On-Time Arrival Required

September 14, 2017

Blountville, TN – Have you dealt with the stress of almost missing a flight, or actually missing a flight? It happens to passengers on a daily basis throughout the aviation…

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TSA to display/discuss prohibited items from TRI Wednesday

June 26, 2017

For Immediate Release June 26, 2017 BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will address the media Wednesday, June 28 on prohibited items found at Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) to…

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Delta Flight Lands Safely at TRI

June 23, 2017

For Immediate Release June 23, 2017 Blountville, TN – At approx. 5:16 PM Tri-Cities Airport was alerted that Delta Air Lines flight 1534 flying to Atlanta from Indianapolis reported smoke in…

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Remains of World War II Veteran to Return to East Tennessee

June 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 7, 2017 Greene County Native to be Laid to Rest After More than 70 Years NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears…

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