Mc Ghee Tyson Airport

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METAR: KTYS 080953Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/13 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP131 T01560128

TAF: KTYS 080520Z 0806/0906 00000KT P6SM SKC

Reporting Station: KTYS (0.6 NM at True Heading of 44)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1014.3
Temperature: 15.6 C (60.08 F)
Dewpoint: 12.8 C (55.04 F)

Location

Latitude: 
35-48-39.9280N (35.811091)
Longitude: 
083-59-38.6420W (-83.994067)
Elevation: 
986.4 feet MSL (301 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
6 W (as of June 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
10 N.M. S of Knoxville, Tennessee
Found On: 
Atlanta Chart
FAA Region: 
ASO

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
PATRICK WILSON
P.O. BOX 15600
KNOXVILLE, TN 37901
865-342-3088
METRO KNOXVILLE ARPT AUTH
MC GHEE TYSON AIRPORT, 2055 ALCOA HWY
ALCOA, TN 37701
865-342-3000

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1970
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZTL (Atlanta)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1986 feet (605 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
TYS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  84
Multi Engine:  26
Jet Engine:  50
GA Helicopters:  4
Military Aircraft:  22

Annual Operations (as of 04/01/2023)

Total Operations:  124702
Commercial:  27138 21.8%
Air Taxi:  17528 14.1%
GA Local:  17945 14.4%
GA Itinerant:  48448 38.9%
Military Aircraft:  13643 10.9%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  KNOXVILLE
121.2
257.8
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  121.65
Ground:  121.9
348.6
Approach:  KNOXVILLE
118.0 ;051-229
123.9 ;230-050
353.6 ;230-050
360.8 ;051-229
Hrs: 24

125.525
Departure:  KNOXVILLE
118.0 ;051-229
123.9 ;230-050
353.6 ;230-050
360.8 ;051-229
Hrs: 24

125.525
ATIS:  128.35
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (865-981-4053)
CLASS C:  118.0 ;051-229
ANG OPS:  143.8
CLASS C:  360.8 ;051-229
ARNG OPS:  149.8
ARNG OPS:  373.9
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0
ARNG OPS:  49.95
ANG OPS:  303.25 ;SODA CAN CON
CLASS C:  123.9 ;230-050
CLASS C:  353.6 ;230-050

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 865

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Avionics America, Inc.
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    970-9999, -3622
    Cherokee Aviation
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    Unicom 122.95 970-9000 100LL, Jet A
    VIP Charter
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    Unicom 122.875 970-9329
    Volunteer Aviation of Knoxville
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    970-3090
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Nashville(BNA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/16/24 to 0901Z 06/13/24.

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    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-1
    DP KNOXVILLE SEVEN SE-1
    HOT HOT SPOT SE-1
    IAP HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 05L SE-1
    IAP HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 23L SE-1
    IAP HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 23R SE-1
    IAP HI-VOR OR TACAN RWY 05L SE-1
    IAP HI-VOR OR TACAN RWY 23R SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05L SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 23L SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 23R SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 23R (CAT II) SE-1
    IAP ILS RWY 23R (SA CAT I) SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05R SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23L SE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23R SE-1
    IAP VOR RWY 23L SE-1
    IAP VOR RWY 23R SE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-1
    MIN RADAR MINIMUMS SE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-1
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near TYS

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    10.9 Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
    (KDKX DKX)
    32 38 100LL, Jet A+
    22.8 Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
    (GKT KGKT GKT)
    82 88 100LL, Jet A
    24.7 Monroe County Airport
    (KMNV MNV)
    229 235 100LL, Jet A-1+
    32.4 Colonel Tommy C Stiner Airfield Airport
    (KJAU JAU)
    345 351 100LL, Jet A
    34.5 Rockwood Municipal Airport
    (RKW KRKW RKW)
    281 287 100LL, Jet A
    37.1 Mcminn County Airport
    (MMI KMMI MMI)
    228 234 100LL, Jet A+
    37.3 Moore-Murrell Airport
    (MOR KMOR MOR)
    53 60 100LL, Jet A
    37.5 Western Carolina Regional Airport
    (KRHP RHP)
    170 176 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    45.1 Macon County Airport
    (1A5)
    141 147 100LL, Jet A-1+
    48.1 Scott Municipal Airport
    (KSCX SCX)
    323 329 100LL, Jet A+
    48.4 Jackson County Airport
    (24A)
    127 134 100LL
    49.5 Middlesboro/Bell County Airport
    (1A6)
    14 20 100LL, Jet A+
    49.7 Mark Anton Airport
    (2A0)
    247 252 100LL, Jet A+
    53.7 Crossville Meml-Whitson Field Airport
    (CSV KCSV CSV)
    279 284 100LL, Jet A+
    57.4 Blairsville Airport
    (KDZJ DZJ)
    180 186 100LL, Jet A+
    61.9 Greeneville Municipal Airport
    (GCY KGCY GCY)
    67 74 100LL, Jet A+
    68.1 Collegedale Municipal Airport
    (KFGU FGU)
    227 232 100LL, Jet A
    70.0 Tucker-Guthrie Meml Airport
    (I35)
    25 32 100LL, Jet A+
    73.3 Livingston Municipal Airport
    (8A3)
    299 304 100LL, Jet A+
    74.3 Asheville Regional Airport
    (AVL KAVL AVL)
    107 114 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-10 WIDE BODY USE CTN TURNING ONTO TWY A FM RAMP 4, 5 & 6.
    A110-13 CTN: PTN OF TWY A NEAR RWY 05R APCH END NOT VSB FM TWR.
    A110-15 ANG OPS CTC SODA CTL 303.025.
    A110-16 ANG: COMD POST H24 - D266-4371/ C865-336-4371. AMGR DOES NOT ISSUE OR STORE COMSEC FOR TSNT. TMPRY STOR OF CLASSIFIED MATERIALS UP TO TOP SECRET AT COMD POST.
    A110-17 ANG: PPR 24 HR PPR; LTD TO OFFL BUS ONLY - AMGMT D266-4404/4419/ C865-336-4404/4419.
    A110-18 CTN: HOLD SHORT LINE FOR RWY 23L SLIGHTLY N OF TWY A-8.
    A110-2 ANG BASE OPS 0730-1700 MON-FRI; PPR - D266-4601/4605.
    A110-20 ANG: ARNG RAMP NOT SUITABLE FOR AMC ACFT EXC C-21.
    A110-21 CSTMS/AG/IMG: MIL CUSTOMS 72 HR PPR.
    A110-23 RSCD NOT MNTD 1630-0800 DLY, WKEND & HOL.
    A110-24 RWY 5L/23R & 5R/23L WT BRG CPTY FOR 2S LNDG GEAR IS 175.
    A110-4 BIRDS ON & INVOF OF ARPT; INCRD OCT-APR.
    A110-6 CIVIL PPR TO USE TWYS G1, G2, G3 & G SOUTH OF TWY G4 - ANG 865-336-4371.
    A110-7 RWY 23L & 23R DEP MNTN RWY HDG UNTIL PASSING RESIDENTIAL AREA S OF EXTDD CNTRLN UNLESS INSTRD BY ATC.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL MIL CONTR FUEL VBL.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 05L/23R
    05R/23L
    Longest Runway: 05L/23R is 10000 ft (3048 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05L, 23R, 23L

    TYS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05L/23R  10000 ft x 150 ft (3048 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/01/2021
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  105/R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  550.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  1120.0

    Runway 05L

    Runway 23R

    Elevation: 
    925.9 986.4
    Latitude: 
    35-48-12.1472N 35-49-22.2918N
    Longitude: 
    084-00-23.8825W 083-58-58.3019W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    045 225
    ILS Type: 
    ILS ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
    REIL: 
    No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    55 56
    Threshold Elevation: 
    929.8 984.3
    Displaced Threshold: 
    490 505
    Threshold Latitude: 
    35-48-15.5878N 35-49-18.7512N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    084-00-19.6845W 083-59-02.6235W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    10000 10000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    10000 10000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    10000 10000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    9508 9495

    Runway 05R/23L  9000 ft x 150 ft (2743 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/01/2021
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  70 /F/B/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  489.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  1106.0

    Runway 05R

    Runway 23L

    Elevation: 
    938.3 962.3
    Latitude: 
    35-48-00.2529N 35-49-03.3921N
    Longitude: 
    084-00-14.4117W 083-58-57.4063W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    045 225
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Rollout Touchdown
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50 50
    Threshold Elevation: 
    962.2
    Displaced Threshold: 
    397
    Threshold Latitude: 
    35-49-00.5884N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    083-59-00.8322W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    9000 9000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    9000 9000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    8600 9000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    8600 8600

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    High Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    TYS Diagram

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