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KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: DKX
Lat/Long: 35-57-49.8000N 083-52-25.2000W
35-57.830000N 083-52.420000W
35.9638333,-83.8736667
(estimated)
Elevation: 833.2 ft. / 254.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05W (2010)
From city: 3 miles E of KNOXVILLE, TN
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 37915

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1938
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: NASHVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BNA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN; MIRL RWY 08/26; REIL RWY 08 & 26 & TWY LGTS PRESET LOW INTST; INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.6
UNICOM: 122.95
WX AWOS-3: 125.375 (865-579-6151)
KNOXVILLE APPROACH: 123.9
KNOXVILLE DEPARTURE: 123.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.7
WX ASOS at TYS (11 nm SW): PHONE 865-981-4053
WX AWOS-3 at GKT (18 nm E): 126.875 (865-429-5401)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VXVr019/3.7VOLUNTEER VORTAC116.4003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
JEFFERSON249/21.234604WJXT .--- -..- -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
100LL:100LL SELF SERV H24 WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3499 x 75 ft. / 1066 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 35-57.755500N35-57.903043N
Longitude: 083-52.762900W083-52.077207W
Elevation: 833.0 ft.830.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 080 magnetic, 075 true260 magnetic, 255 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.80 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.35 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 49 ft. tree, 865 ft. from runway, 153 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: KNOXVILLE METRO ARPT AUTH
PO BOX 15600
KNOXVILLE, TN 37901
Phone 865-342-3000
Manager: BRIAN SHUTT
2701 SPENCE PLACE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37920
Phone (865) 342-3182

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 129
Single engine airplanes: 103
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Helicopters: 8
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 210/day *
50% local general aviation
49% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 28 July 2022

Additional Remarks

A30A-08 CALM WIND RWY.
A30A-26 DEP AVOID TURNS OVER NEIGHBORHOOD 1 NM SW OF ARPT. NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
GEESE ON & INVOF ARPT.
TFR MAY BE IN EFFECT OVER STADIUM 2.5 MILES W - CALL 865-577-4461 FOR TIMES.
FOR CD CTC KNOXVILLE APCH AT 865-980-3034; IF UNA FOR CD CTC KNOXVILLE APCH AT 865-980-3033.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download
LOC RWY 26   download
VOR-B   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (138KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (126KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTYS - Mc Ghee Tyson Airport (11 nm SW)
KGKT - Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (18 nm E)
KJAU - Colonel Tommy C Stiner Airfield (26 nm NW)
KMOR - Moore-Murrell Airport (27 nm NE)
3A2 - New Tazewell Municipal Airport (31 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KDKX (Knoxville Downtown Island Airport)
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Photo taken 23-Nov-2018
looking northeast.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0912:09
Sunrise07:3612:36
Sunset18:0223:02
Evening civil twilight18:2923:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Feb-2023 20:58:46
Local (UTC-5)  02-Feb-2023 15:58:46
 
METAR
KDKX 022035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC009 06/05 A3015 RMK A01
KTYS 
10nm SW 
022053Z 23004KT 7SM OVC004 05/04 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP204 T00500039 55018
KOQT 
18nm W 
022048Z AUTO 20003KT 10SM OVC009 06/04 A3014 RMK AO2
KGKT 
18nm E 
022035Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM OVC005 06/06 A3013 RMK A01
TAF
KTYS 
10nm SW 
021127Z 0212/0312 VRB03KT 4SM -RA BR OVC005 FM021600 28005KT 4SM -RA BR OVC008 FM030000 31005KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC015 FM030600 36006KT P6SM BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority 865-577-4461
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Catering, ...

More info about Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.98 $6.59 
SS $6.40 --- 
 Updated 02-Feb-2023
 
   4 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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