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Aeronautics Commission

The Tennessee Aeronautics Commission (TAC) is a five-member advisory board assigned the duties of assisting in the formulation of relevant policy planning and approving/rejecting all proposed changes in the state airport system plan, existing under the authority of Tennessee Code Annotated.  The five members currently on the TAC are listed below.

Tennessee Aeronautics Commission

From L to R: George Huddleston, Jr., Rosemarie Fair, Kirk Huddleston, Butch West, Dan Mahoney and TDOT Commissioner Clay Bright 

Butch West 
Columbia, TN
Representing Middle Tennessee

Dan Mahoney 
Johnson City, TN
Representing East Tennessee

Kirk A. Huddleston
Knoxville, TN
Representing Air Carriers

George Huddleston, Jr. 
Murfreesboro, TN
Representing General Aviation

Rosemarie Fair
Memphis, TN
Representing West Tennessee


2021 TAC Meetings

Date:  Thursday,  October 28, 2021  at TBD 

Location:  TBD

Additional TAC meeting dates to be posted as meetings are scheduled and information becomes available.  For information on future meetings and scheduling, please contact TDOT Aeronautics Division at (615) 741-3208.

Note:  Dates outlined above are tentative and subject to change.  Please contact TDOT Aeronautics Division at (615) 741-3208 to confirm meeting dates, times, and locations prior to the meeting.

Airport project applications must be submitted via BlackCat for inclusion on a TAC meeting agenda.  Submissions are required by the close of business on the last Friday of the preceding month of the applicable TAC meeting.  Please see the Planning page for 2020 Project Key Dates and Deadlines.   

Meeting information current as of:  August 26, 2021

Recordings of TAC WebEx meetings:

March 25, 2020

April 23, 2020

June 17, 2020