McGhee Tyson Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility

Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility - McGhee Tyson Airport

Knoxville, TN


  • Assignment: General Contractor
  • Architect: The LPA Group
  • Mechanical Engineer: SLK Consulting Group LLC
  • Structural Engineer: Carpenter Wright Engineers
  • Civil Engineer: Phillips and Jordan Inc.


Rescue teams sharing the new facility allows for shortened emergency response times. This is a two-level facility including emergency equipment garages; living quarters equipped with sleeping, bathroom and dining accommodations; and space for the airport’s emergency operations center.




  • This project required relocation of two glycol storage tanks.
  • Exceeded minority-owned business participation goal.

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