From The Runway Up: An Airport and Aviation Podcast

From The Runway Up: An Airport and Aviation Podcast

Latest Episodes

TYS and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Where Modern Transportation Meets Nature’s Wonders
November 18, 2021

Did you know that McGhee Tyson Airport is just one hour away from the most visited national park in the US? More than 12 million people visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year, generat

8+ Decades of Aviation History in East Tennessee
October 15, 2021

Aviation has played a crucial role in the development and growth of East Tennessee since the early 1900s. As McGhee Tyson Airport celebrates its 84th Anniversary, this podcast highlights some of the i

What Do AUS, RDU, and TYS Have in Common? A Podcast!
September 30, 2021

In celebration of International Podcast Day, we bring you a podcast episode all about airport podcasts. We speak with the podcasts hosts from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (podcast: The Austi

Help Wanted: New Trends in Hiring within the Aviation Industry
September 27, 2021

A lot has changed in aviation hiring practices in the past two years. Some of the change is the direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while some attribute the change to a Silver Tsunami. Never heard

Airline Pandemic Progress: From Rescue to Recovery
August 31, 2021

Airlines for America (A4A) is a leading voice in advocating for crucial measures and policies that promote safety, security and a thriving US airline industry. In this episode, Rebecca Spicer, Senior

Hot Tips for Summer Travel
July 01, 2021

Traveling this summer? Youre not alone! With more people taking to the skies this summer, this episode provides you with six quick tips you can take to make your travel experience simple and safe. F

TYS is Lit: The Facts About Airport Lighting
June 29, 2021

Airfield lighting is one of the many requirements that keep an airport compliant with the FAAs Part 139 Certification. Have you ever wondered what the different airfield lighting colors signify? Or h

What to Expect if Traveling to FL, TX or SC from TYS this Summer
May 26, 2021

Summer travel season is among us! While youre preparing for your vacation or looking for planning inspiration, many questions can arise. Are there travel restrictions in this city? Do I need a negati

Clear Skies for General Aviation…Even During A Pandemic
April 29, 2021

The general aviation industry has experienced more than five consecutive years of growth, even throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. Serving this industry, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA

How TYS & Local Municipalities are ‘Leveling the Playing Field’ for Minority-Owned Businesses
February 25, 2021

Episode Description This episode explores the vast amount of resources available to minority-owned businesses through airports and their local municipalities. Alan Jones, Director of Administration an