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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: 
5.7 W (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 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

Operations

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)
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:  60
Multi Engine:  30
Jet Engine:  32
Military Aircraft:  35

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

Total Operations:  96691
Commercial:  14258 14.7%
Air Taxi:  27255 28.2%
GA Local:  5235 5.4%
GA Itinerant:  30214 31.2%
Military Aircraft:  19729 20.4%

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)
NG OPS:  149.8
EMERG:  243.0
EMERG:  121.5
ANG OPNS:  303.25 SODA CAN CON
NG OPS:  373.9
ANG OPS:  143.8
NG OPS:  41.5FM

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    WILLIAM F. MARRISON
    P.O. BOX 15600
    KNOXVILLE, TN 37701
    865-342-3088
    METRO KNOXVILLE ARPT AUTH
    MC GHEE TYSON AIRPORT
    ALCOA, TN 37901
    865-342-3000

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    Area Code: 865

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade & Location
    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 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-1
    DP KNOXVILLE FIVE 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
    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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    Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

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    TYS Airport Diagram

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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)
    229 234 100LL, Jet A-1+
    32.5 Campbell County 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)
    323 328 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 Memorial-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-Greene County 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 Memorial 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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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Runways

    TYS Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 05L/23R is 9005 ft (2745 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05L, 23R, 23L

    TYS Airport Runway Details



    Runway 05L/23R  9005 ft x 150 ft (2745 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Concrete -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

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

    Runway 05L

    Runway 23R

    Elevation: 
    923 976
    Latitude: 
    35.8043 35.8219
    Longitude: 
    -84.0055 -83.9841
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    45 225
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    923 976
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0



    Runway 05R/23L  9000 ft x 150 ft (2743 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

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

    Runway 05R

    Runway 23L

    Elevation: 
    938 962
    Latitude: 
    35.8001 35.8176
    Longitude: 
    -84.004 -83.9826
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    45 225
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    938 962
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 400
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    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.
    A110-19 CAUTION: LEFT TURN FROM TY B3 ONTO TY B NOT APPROVED FOR AIRCRAFT OVER 130 FEET IN LENGTH.
    A110-2 ARMY NG BASE OPS OPERS 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.
    A110-22 RY 5L/23R AND RY 5R/23L WEIGHT BEARING CAPACITY FOR 2S LANDING GEAR IS 175.0.
    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; G4; & G SOUTH OF TWY G7. 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 NOW AVBL.
    E40-05L NORTHEAST.
    E40-05R NORTHEAST.
    E40-23R SOUTHWEST.

    Services

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

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