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KTYS Mc Ghee Tyson Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: TYS
Lat/Long: 35-48-33.7459N / 083-59-43.1572W
35-48.562432N / 083-59.719287W
35.8093739 / -83.9953214
(estimated)
Elevation: 979.2 ft. / 298.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2015)
From city: 10 miles S of KNOXVILLE, TN
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 37701

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1970
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: NASHVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TYS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 128.35
WX ASOS: PHONE 865-981-4053
KNOXVILLE GROUND: 121.9 348.6
KNOXVILLE TOWER: 121.2 257.8
KNOXVILLE APPROACH: 118.0(051-229) 123.9(230-050) 353.6(230-050) 360.8(051-229) 125.525
KNOXVILLE DEPARTURE: 118.0(051-229) 123.9(230-050) 353.6(230-050) 360.8(051-229) 125.525
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.65
ANG OPNS: 303.25 SODA CAN CON
ANG OPS: 143.8
CLASS C: 118.0(051-229) 353.6(230-050)
CLASS C IC: 123.9(230-050) 360.8(051-229)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NG OPS: 149.8 373.9 41.5FM
WX AWOS-3 at DKX (11 nm NE): 125.375 (865-579-6151)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VXVr223/7.5VOLUNTEER VORTAC116.4003W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
JEFFERSON238/31.034604WJXT .--- -..- -
MC MINN COUNTY051/37.224203WMMI -- -- ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
A++(MIL)
MILITARY CONTRACT FUEL NOW AVAILABLE.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 5R/23L

Dimensions: 9000 x 150 ft. / 2743 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 63 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 243.0
Double tandem: 421.0
Dual double tandem: 945.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: NORTHEAST.
RUNWAY 5R  RUNWAY 23L
Latitude: 35-48.004217N35-49.056198N
Longitude: 084-00.240208W083-58.957187W
Elevation: 938.6 ft.962.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 045 true231 magnetic, 225 true
Displaced threshold: no400 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:9000 TODA:9000 ASDA:8600 LDA:8600TORA:9000 TODA:9000 ASDA:9000 LDA:8600
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none43 ft. tree, 1975 ft. from runway, 175 ft. left of centerline, 41:1 slope to clear

Runway 5L/23R

Dimensions: 6005 x 150 ft. / 1830 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 239.0
Double tandem: 439.0
Dual double tandem: 961.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: SOUTHWEST.
RUNWAY 5L  RUNWAY 23R
Latitude: 35-48.259405N35-48.962017N
Longitude: 084-00.328428W083-59.471493W
Elevation: 922.8 ft.979.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.9% UP0.3% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 045 true231 magnetic, 225 true
Declared distances: TORA:6005 TODA:6005 ASDA:6005 LDA:6005TORA:6005 TODA:6005 ASDA:6005 LDA:6005
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 163
Single engine airplanes: 62
Multi engine airplanes: 31
Jet airplanes: 33
Helicopters: 2
Military aircraft: 35
    
Aircraft operations: avg 261/day *
31% air taxi
29% transient general aviation
22% military
12% commercial
5% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2016

Additional 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.

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 between 20 July 2017 at 0901Z and 17 August 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 05L   download (141KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 23L   download (134KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 23R   download (142KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 05L   download (278KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23L   download (287KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23R   download (300KB)
ILS RWY 23R (SA CAT I)   download (277KB)
ILS RWY 23R (CAT II)   download (265KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05L   download (251KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05R   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23L   download (255KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23R   download (236KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 05L   download (120KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 23R   download (119KB)
VOR RWY 23L   download (227KB)
VOR RWY 23R   download (230KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (27KB)
 
Departure Procedures
KNOXVILLE FIVE   download (330KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (193KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KDKX - Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (11 nm NE)
KGKT - Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (23 nm E)
KMNV - Monroe County Airport (25 nm SW)
KJAU - Campbell County Airport (33 nm N)
KRKW - Rockwood Municipal Airport (34 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1110:11
Sunrise06:3910:39
Sunset20:4600:46
Evening civil twilight21:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jul-2017 10:22:44
Local (UTC-4)  25-Jul-2017 06:22:44
 
METAR
KTYS 250953Z 00000KT 10SM SCT250 22/20 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP171 T02220200
KDKX 
11nm NE 
250955Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM BR CLR 21/21 A3007 RMK A01
KOQT 
17nm NW 
250953Z AUTO 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 21/20 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP174 T02060200
TAF
KTYS 250521Z 2506/2606 VRB02KT P6SM BKN250 FM251500 36005KT P6SM FEW050 FM260100 VRB02KT P6SM FEW070
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TAC Air UNICOM 122.95
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