Parking Lots

We are currently in the process of a Parking Garage Improvement Project, which includes restructuring, resurfacing, and restriping all three levels of the parking garage. Throughout construction, this project will cause various closures in sections of the short and long term lots, which could create fluctuations in the number of available parking spots. If planning to park on airport property, please arrive at least 1.5 hours prior to your flight.

Short-Term Lot

The short-term parking lot is a five-minute walk to the airport terminal building, which is the closest parking lot to the facility. This lot offers covered, garage parking.

Parking Garage
Ceiling Clearance: 7’ 2”

$20 per day

Long-Term Lot

The long-term parking lot is a ten-minute walk to the airport terminal building. This lot offers covered, garage parking.

Parking Garage
Ceiling Clearance: 7’ 10”

$14 per day

Economy Lot

There are two different economy lots, which are both located behind the Airport Hilton. This lot is a fifteen-minute walk to the airport terminal building.

$10 per day


Parking Map


For more information about parking at the airport, please contact Republic Parking at (865) 970-2749.

All airport parking lots provide accessible parking spaces. If you need wheelchair assistance at your vehicle, please notify an airport employee located curbside or call (865) 342-3180 between the hours of 5 am and 7 pm daily.

If you are planning to pick up a passenger quickly, try the airport’s Phone & Wait Lot for FREE temporary parking. Located along Airport Loop Road, the Phone & Wait Lot allows you to stay with your vehicle while you wait for your guest to arrive. When your guest is ready to be picked up, they simply use their cell phone or one of the airport’s courtesy telephones to call and arrange a pick-up location.



From the North (I-75):

I-75 southbound toward Knoxville.
At the I-640 interchange, follow I-275 south.

Continue for 2.5 miles, take I-40 west, and follow exit 386B to Alcoa Highway/US 129.

Follow US 129 across Tennessee River, continue for approximately 12 miles to the Airport.

From Knoxville:

Take I-40W to Exit #386B (129 South, Alcoa Highway, Airport, Smoky Mountains) approximately 12 miles.

From Nashville & Chattanooga:

Take I-40E to #376B (Interstate 140) approximately 12 miles to Exit 11A (129 South) go 2 miles.The airport will be on the right.


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