Mc Ghee Tyson Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
35-48-33.7459N (35.809374)
Longitude: 
083-59-43.1572W (-83.995321)
Elevation: 
979.2 feet MSL (298 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
5.8 W (as of May 2021 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
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1979 feet (603 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:  62
Multi Engine:  32
Jet Engine:  38
GA Helicopters:  1
Military Aircraft:  35

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  115786
Commercial:  22564 19.5%
Air Taxi:  23320 20.1%
GA Local:  13381 11.6%
GA Itinerant:  37585 32.5%
Military Aircraft:  18936 16.4%

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.
      
    970-9999, -3622
    Cherokee Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.95 970-9000 100LL, Jet A
    VIP Charter
      
    Unicom 122.875 970-9329
    Volunteer Aviation of Knoxville
      
    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 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-1
    DP KNOXVILLE SIX 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/DME OR TACAN RWY 05L SE-1
    IAP HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 23R SE-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05L SE-1 Changed
    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 Changed
    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
    0.0 Mc Ghee Tyson Airport
    (TYS KTYS TYS)
    0 6 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
    11.0 Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
    (KDKX DKX)
    32 38 100LL, Jet A+
    22.9 Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
    (GKT KGKT GKT)
    82 88 100LL, Jet A
    24.6 Monroe County Airport
    (KMNV MNV)
    229 235 100LL, Jet A-1+
    32.5 Colonel Tommy C Stiner Airfield Airport
    (KJAU JAU)
    345 351 100LL, Jet A
    34.4 Rockwood Municipal Airport
    (RKW KRKW RKW)
    281 286 100LL, Jet A
    37.0 Mcminn County Airport
    (MMI KMMI MMI)
    228 233 100LL, Jet A+
    37.4 Moore-Murrell Airport
    (MOR KMOR MOR)
    53 59 100LL, Jet A
    37.4 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+
    48.2 Scott Municipal Airport
    (KSCX SCX)
    323 329 100LL, Jet A+
    48.4 Jackson County Airport
    (24A)
    127 133 100LL
    49.6 Mark Anton Airport
    (2A0)
    247 252 100LL, Jet A+
    49.6 Middlesboro-Bell County Airport
    (1A6)
    14 20 100LL, Jet A+
    53.7 Crossville Meml-Whitson Field Airport
    (CSV KCSV CSV)
    279 284 100LL, Jet A+
    57.3 Blairsville Airport
    (KDZJ DZJ)
    180 186 100LL, Jet A+
    62.0 Greeneville Municipal Airport
    (GCY KGCY GCY)
    67 74 100LL, Jet A+
    67.9 Collegedale Municipal Airport
    (KFGU FGU)
    227 232 100LL, Jet A
    70.1 Tucker-Guthrie Meml Airport
    (I35)
    25 31 100LL, Jet A+
    73.3 Livingston Municipal Airport
    (8A3)
    300 305 100LL, Jet A+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NOTAMS within

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    NM of KTYS

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    NM of KTYS

    Remarks

    A110-10 WIDE-BODIED ACFT USE CARE WHEN TURNING ONTO TWY A FROM RAMPS 4, 5 & 6.
    A110-13 CAUTION: PORTION OF TWY A NEAR RY 05R APCH END NOT VISIBLE FROM TWR.
    A110-15 ANG OPS CALL SODA CTL 303.025.
    A110-16 ANG: COMD POST OPR H24, DSN 266-4371, C865-336-4371. ALFD MGR DOES NOT ISSUE OR STORE COMSEC FOR TRAN CREWS. TMPRY STOR OF CLASSIFIED MATERIALS UP TO TOP SECRET AT COMD POST.
    A110-17 ANG: PPR 24 HR PN RQR, LTD TO OFFL BUS ONLY, CTC AFLD MGMT DSN 266-4404/4419, C865-336-4404/4419.
    A110-18 CAUTION: HOLD SHORT LINE FOR RUNWAY 23L LCTD SLIGHTLY NORTH OF TWY A-8.
    A110-2 ANG BASE OPS 0730-1700 MON-FRI. PPR DSN 266-4601/4605.
    A110-20 ANG: ENTRANCES INTO ARNG RAMP NOT SUITABLE FOR FIXED WING ACFT.
    A110-21 CSTMS/AG/IMG: MIL CUSTOMS ONLY WITH 72 HRS PN.
    A110-23 RSCD NOT MNTD 1630-0800 DLY OR WKEND & HOL.
    A110-24 RWY 5L/23R AND RWY 5R/23L WT BRG CPTY FOR 2S LNDG GEAR IS 175.
    A110-4 BIRDS ON & IN VICINITY OF ARPT, INCREASED OCT-APR.
    A110-6 PPR FM ANG FOR CIVIL ACFT TO USE TWYS G1; G2; G3; & G SOUTH OF TWY G4. CONTACT 865-336-4371.
    A110-7 RY 23L, RY 23R DEPARTURES MAINTAIN RY HEADING UNTIL PASSING RESIDENTIAL AREA SOUTH OF EXTDD RY CNTRLN UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED BY ATC.
    A70 MIL CONTR FUEL VBL.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 05L/23R
    05R/23L
    Longest Runway: 05R/23L is 9000 ft (2743 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05L, 23R, 23L

    TYS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05L/23R  6005 ft x 150 ft (1830 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/01/2014
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  71 /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:  239.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  439.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  961.0

    Runway 05L

    Runway 23R

    Elevation: 
    922.8 979.2
    Latitude: 
    35-48-15.5643N 35-48-57.7210N
    Longitude: 
    084-00-19.7057W 083-59-28.2896W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    045 225
    ILS Type: 
    ILS ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    57 45
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6005 6005
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6005 6005
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6005 6005
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6005 6005

    Runway 05R/23L  9000 ft x 150 ft (2743 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 01/01/2014
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  65 /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:  200.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  270.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 05R

    Runway 23L

    Elevation: 
    938.6 962.6
    Latitude: 
    35-48-00.2530N 35-49-03.3719N
    Longitude: 
    084-00-14.4125W 083-58-57.4312W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    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
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    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
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50 50
    Threshold Elevation: 
    962.6
    Displaced Threshold: 
    397
    Threshold Latitude: 
    35-49-00.5921N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    083-59-00.8345W
    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

    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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