Charles Lindbergh, the world-famous aviator who had piloted the Spirit of St.
Louis over the Atlantic Ocean in May 1927, flew into Marr Field on October 5, 1927.
The general aviation ramp is split into two locations, with one on the South side of the main terminal, and the other to the North.
It is a Class C airport serviced by Chattanooga Approach.
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport has a single concourse with five gates.
When flight operations in Atlanta are interrupted, Chattanooga is one of the first airports to receive diversions.
It has been proposed that a new high-speed rail line be constructed from the airport to MARTA in metro Atlanta, so that it could easily serve as Atlanta's second airport.
Marr, and located off present-day Amnicola Highway.