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KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

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 RY 08/26, TWY LGTS AND REIL RYS 08 & 26 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Taxiway lights: TXWY GUIDANCE SIGNS AVBL.

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 AVBL 24 HRS ON SELF-SVC 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: 35-57.755507N35-57.903040N
Longitude: 083-52.762907W083-52.077218W
Elevation: 833.1 ft.830.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 080 magnetic, 075 true260 magnetic, 255 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair 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: 38 ft. trees, 870 ft. from runway, 81 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear38 ft. tree, 925 ft. from runway, 116 ft. right of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear

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: JUDD CONATSER
2701 SPENCE PLACE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37920
Phone 865-577-7242

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 139
Single engine airplanes: 103
Multi engine airplanes: 21
Helicopters: 6
Gliders airplanes: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 195/day *
50% local general aviation
49% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 August 2016

Additional Remarks

GEESE ON & INVOF ARPT.
RQ ACFT DEPG RY 26 AVOID TURNS OVER NEIGHBORHOOD LCTD APRXLY 1 NM SW OF ARPT NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
NEW 08 PREFERRED CALM WND RY.
TFR MAY BE IN EFFECT OVER STADIUM 2.5 MILES WEST, CALL 865-577-4461 FOR ACTIVE TIMES.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (246KB)
LOC RWY 26   download (283KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (208KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (28KB)
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0611:06
Sunrise07:3111:31
Sunset19:5123:51
Evening civil twilight20:1700:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Mar-2019 05:33:04
Local (UTC-4)  26-Mar-2019 01:33:04
 
METAR
KDKX 260515Z AUTO VRB05G11KT 10SM OVC013 10/08 A3007 RMK A01
KTYS 
10nm SW 
260453Z 35010KT 10SM OVC011 10/08 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01000078 401720078
KOQT 
18nm W 
260453Z AUTO 34008KT 10SM OVC017 09/06 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T00940056 401500078
KGKT 
18nm E 
260515Z AUTO 33004KT 10SM BKN010 BKN020 OVC029 10/09 A3004 RMK A01
TAF
KTYS 
10nm SW 
252121Z 2521/2618 02004KT 4SM -RA VCTS BKN060 OVC080CB FM252200 01005KT P6SM VCSH OVC060 FM260200 35007KT P6SM BKN022 FM260900 02009KT P6SM BKN018 FM261600 04008KT P6SM SCT035
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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, ...
 
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More info about Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.19 $4.49 
SS $4.69 --- 
 Updated 14-Mar-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Knoxville Flight Training Academy 865-573-8359
[web site]
[email]

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