Memphis International Airport is a recognized leader in general aviation, with two top-quality Fixed Base Operators (FBO): Wilson Air Center – Memphis and Signature Flight Support – Memphis. The Memphis-Shelby County Airport-Authority also owns two general aviation airports - General DeWitt Spain Airport located north of downtown Memphis and Charles W. Baker Airport in Millington, both of which serve as reliever airports for Memphis International.
Wilson Air Center
Newly opened in late 1996, Wilson Air Center - Memphis has reinvented the FBO industry by blending a heritage rich in the hospitality management and a long-standing passion for aviation. Wilson Air Center has been the #1 Rated North American FBO for nine of the last ten years according to readers of Aviation International News. The Memphis location has also consistently ranked among the Top Ten Best FBOs in Professional Pilot Magazine.
Services include: one of the world’s largest aircraft canopies, concierge service, crew cars, Hertz rental cars on site, ground power, pilot’s lounge, snooze room, direct lines to clearance delivery and ATIS, two executive conference rooms, private celebrity lobby for discreet arrivals and departures, 30,000 square-feet of office space, more than 125,000 square-feet of heated transient hangar storage, CCTV security, aircraft detailing, hangar, lav service, aircraft de-ice, potable water and a Pilot Business Center with multiple private computer stations with high speed access and computer laptop chairs.
Signature Flight Support
Signature Flight Support-Memphis is a high-quality FBO that provides services for private and corporate aircraft including fuel, repairs, hangar and tie-down. The on-site amenities provide pilots and passengers with a relaxing environment and southern hospitality. Features include showers and work-out room, a 70,000-sq.-ft. hangar, a snooze room, billiards, large screen TV, valet parking, on-site restaurant, caterer and refreshment commissary, pilot supply shop and a covered vehicle canopy. Signature is a part of BBA Aviation, the world's largest fixed base operation and distribution network for business aviation services. Signature offers a wide-range of crew and passenger amenities at some 75 domestic and international locations.
General DeWitt Spain
General DeWitt Spain Airport is owned and operated by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. General DeWitt Spain Airport is located just minutes from Downtown Memphis. Flight training is provided by Downtown Aviation. Services include fuel, pilot lounge, aircraft parking, meeting facilities, pilot supplies, weather information, refreshments and car rental.
ELEVATION - 224'
Charles W. Baker Airport
Charles W. Baker Airport is owned and operated by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. The airport is conveniently located just 10 miles from downtown Memphis. Services include fuel, pilot lounge, aircraft parking, meeting facilities, refreshments and car rental.
Elevation - 247'
* Rwy 18U/36U for Ultralight aircraft only; Ultralights should remain clear of Rwy 18/36