McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport is a smaller airport located in the geographic center of West Tennessee, in Jackson. Jackson is approximately 90 miles northeast of Memphis and approximately 130 miles southwest of Nashville. Mckellar-Sipes Regional Airport was established by the U.S. Government in 1941 as a military aviation training center and was given to the City of Jackson and Madison County after WWII for civilian use. Over the years, additional land has been purchased, now totaling more than 800 acres. All airport property is owned jointly by the City of Jackson and Madison County.
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