4 Closest Airports to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Convenient airports include McGee-Tyson, Asheville Regional Greenville-Spartanburg International, and Charlotte Douglas International. See maps.

Knoxville McGee-Tyson Airport

The closest major airport to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is McGee-Tyson Airport in Alcoa, TN, just south of Knoxville and a 45-minute drive from Gatlinburg.

Asheville Regional Airport

On the North Carolina side, Asheville Regional Airport is an hour and 10 minutes away.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is in South Carolina, an hour and 45 minutes away from the park entrance.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, NC, is 2 hours and 45 minutes away from Great Smoky Mountain National Park.