Q. What is the maximum seating capacity for your major venues?

A.  See our Sports Facilities page for more detailed information.

FedExForum seats 18,100
Liberty Bowl - 62,500
AutoZone Park - 15,246
Memphis Cook Convention Center - 5,500 (bleacher style)
Racquet Club of Memphis - 5,500

Q. What type of sporting events has Memphis hosted in the past?

A. We’ve held everything from Conference USA to Men’s and Women’s SEC Championships, adult tennis championships, fencing, police and fire games and bass fishing tournaments.  

Q. Which airlines fly into Memphis?

A.  Major airlines that fly into the Memphis International Airport (MEM) include:

Delta Air Lines
Southwest Airlines
American Airlines
United Airlines
Continental Airlines
U.S. Airways Airlines
GLO Airlines

Q. How far is downtown from the airport?

A. The Memphis International Airport is 12 miles (20 minute cab ride) from Downtown Memphis. There are several taxi and shuttle companies that service the airport area. Typical cost to Downtown Memphis is $15 - $25. Check with your hotel as they may offer transportation. 

Q. What is the total number of sleeping rooms in Memphis hotels?

A. Memphis has more than 20,000 sleeping rooms citywide. The following is a breakdown of rooms by area:

Downtown Memphis -- 3,872
Airport & South Memphis -- 6,564
East Memphis -- 8,479
West Memphis -- 1,406
Mississippi/Tunica -- 6,300

Q. Is Memphis a Union town?

A. No. Tennessee is a "Right to Work" state.