The airport is located east of downtown Chattanooga and you can easily get transportation from the airport to local hotels.
Following the city's industrial decline, many businesses in the banking and insurance industries set up operations in Chattanooga.
The city is home to large branch offices of Cigna, AT&T and UBS.
Within the last ten years the city has won 3 national awards for outstanding "livability", and 9 Gunther Blue Ribbon Awards for excellence in housing and consolidated planning.
As of the census of 2000, there are 155,554 people, 65,499 households, and 39,626 families residing in the city.
There are 72,108 housing units at an average density of 205.9/km² (533.3/mi²).
The racial makeup of the city is 59.71% White, 36.06% African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.54% Asian.
2.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There is regular air service through the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (IATA: CHA) .
Chattanooga is the 4th largest city in Tennessee. It is in Southeast Tennessee on the Tennessee River and near the border of Georgia.