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.