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TYS

Mc Ghee Tyson
Knoxville, Tennessee

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FAA Identifier: TYS
Latitude/Longitude: 35-48-33.7459N / 083-59-43.1572W
35.8092 / -83.9953
Elevation: 979 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 06W (2015)
Land Area Covered: 2250 acres
From City: 10 nautical miles S of Knoxville, TN
County/Parish: Blount, TN
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 1/1/1970 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Atlanta
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Atlanta Center (ZTL)
FSS: Nashville Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
NG OPS 149.8
NG OPS 373.9
NG OPS 41.5FM
LCL/P 257.8
LCL/P 121.2
GND/P 121.9
GND/P 348.6
EMERG 243.0
EMERG 121.5
CD/P 121.65
ATIS 128.35
APCH/S DEP/S 125.525
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 360.8(051-229)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 123.9(230-050)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C 353.6(230-050)
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C 118.0(051-229)
ANG OPS 143.8
ANG OPNS 303.25 SODA CAN CON
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A Jet-A++
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: High
Runway Information:
Runway: 05L/23R
Dimensions: 6005 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 120 K lbs.
Double wheel: 239 K lbs.
Double tandem: 439 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 05R/23L
Dimensions: 9000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 120 K lbs.
Double wheel: 243 K lbs.
Double tandem: 421 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Metro Knoxville Arpt Auth
Mc Ghee Tyson Airport
Alcoa, TN 37901
865-342-3000
Manager: William F. Marrison
P.O. Box 15600
Knoxville, TN 37701
865-342-3088
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Remarks:
  • WIDE-BODIED ACFT USE CARE WHEN TURNING ONTO TWY A FROM RAMPS 4, 5 & 6.
  • CAUTION: PORTION OF TWY A NEAR RY 05R APCH END NOT VISIBLE FROM TWR.
  • ANG OPS CALL SODA CTL 303.025.
  • 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.
  • ANG: PPR 24 HR PN RQR, LTD TO OFFL BUS ONLY, CTC AFLD MGMT DSN 266-4404/4419, C865-336-4404/4419.
  • CAUTION: HOLD SHORT LINE FOR RUNWAY 23L LCTD SLIGHTLY NORTH OF TWY A-8.
  • CAUTION: LEFT TURN FROM TY B3 ONTO TY B NOT APPROVED FOR AIRCRAFT OVER 130 FEET IN LENGTH.
  • ARMY NG BASE OPS OPERS 0730-1700 MON-FRI. PPR DSN 266-4601/4605.
  • ANG: ENTRANCES INTO ARNG RAMP NOT SUITABLE FOR FIXED WING ACFT.
  • CSTMS/AG/IMG: MIL CUSTOMS ONLY WITH 72 HRS PN.
  • RY 5L/23R AND RY 5R/23L WEIGHT BEARING CAPACITY FOR 2S LANDING GEAR IS 175.0.
  • BIRDS ON & IN VICINITY OF ARPT, INCREASED OCT-APR.
  • PPR FM ANG FOR CIVIL ACFT TO USE TWYS G1; G2; G3; G4; & G SOUTH OF TWY G7. CONTACT 865-336-4371.
  • RY 23L, RY 23R DEPARTURES MAINTAIN RY HEADING UNTIL PASSING RESIDENTIAL AREA SOUTH OF EXTDD RY CNTRLN UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED BY ATC.
  • MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL NOW AVAILABLE.
  • NORTHEAST.
  • NORTHEAST.
  • SOUTHWEST.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
DKX Knoxville Downtown Island Knoxville, TN - Public Atlanta 13 miles
GKT Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Sevierville, TN - Public Atlanta 26 miles
MNV Monroe County Madisonville, TN - Public Atlanta 28 miles
JAU Campbell County Jacksboro, TN - Public Cincinnati 37 miles
RKW Rockwood Muni Rockwood, TN - Public Atlanta 40 miles
MMI Mcminn County Athens, TN - Public Atlanta 43 miles
MOR Moore-Murrell Morristown, TN - Public Cincinnati 43 miles
RHP Western Carolina Rgnl Andrews, NC - Public Atlanta 43 miles
3A2 New Tazewell Muni Tazewell, TN - Public Cincinnati 48 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
44TN Stone Field Louisville, TN - Private Atlanta 5 miles
TN98 Sky Ranch Knoxville, TN - Private Atlanta 6 miles
TN87 Montvale Airpark Maryville, TN - Private Atlanta 8 miles
8TN3 Raby Airpark Farragut, TN - Private Atlanta 11 miles
3TN8 Massingale Lenoir City, TN - Private Atlanta 11 miles
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1TN8 Into The Wind Seymour, TN - Private Atlanta 12 miles
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TN94 Robertson Farm Knoxville, TN - Private Cincinnati 14 miles
0TN2 Village Greenback, TN - Private Atlanta 15 miles
3TN4 Kenner Farm Seymour, TN - Private Atlanta 16 miles
TN74 Will A Hildreth Farm Lenoir City, TN - Private Atlanta 18 miles
80TN Big T Lenoir City, TN - Private Atlanta 19 miles
TN71 Cox Farm Lenoir City, TN - Private Atlanta 19 miles
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