Area emptied by 1980s airport buyouts awaits new purpose

By Updated: August 23, 2019 9:34 AM CT | Published: August 23, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority board on Thursday, Aug. 22, approved a sale of nearly 51 acres of former noise abatement buyout land to a Georgia company.


FedEx Memphis International Airport noise abatement program redevelopment
Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.

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