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KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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 SELF SERV AVBL 24 HRS 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: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, 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

A30A-08 CALM WND RWY.
GEESE ON & INVOF ARPT.
RQ ACFT DEPG RY 26 AVOID TURNS OVER NEIGHBORHOOD LCTD APRXLY 1 NM SW OF ARPT NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
TFR MAY BE IN EFFECT OVER STADIUM 2.5 MILES WEST, CALL 865-577-4461 FOR ACTIVE 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 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 7 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (256KB)
LOC RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (282KB)
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 19-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2111:21
Sunrise07:4711:47
Sunset18:5422:54
Evening civil twilight19:2023:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Oct-2019 21:37:30
Local (UTC-4)  19-Oct-2019 17:37:30
 
METAR
KDKX 192115Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM SCT048 BKN080 16/13 A2987 RMK A01
KTYS 
10nm SW 
192053Z 33005KT 8SM RA SCT075 OVC100 14/11 A2986 RMK AO2 RAB02 SLP108 P0001 60001 T01440111 56025
KOQT 
18nm W 
192053Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM -RA SCT045 BKN080 OVC120 14/12 A2988 RMK AO2 RAB1956E27B52 SLP121 P0000 60004 T01440117 56023
KGKT 
18nm E 
192115Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM FEW075 BKN090 16/12 A2985 RMK A01
TAF
KTYS 
10nm SW 
191733Z 1918/2018 04006KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 OVC060 FM200100 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA OVC025 FM200600 VRB03KT 4SM BR VCSH SCT007 OVC012 FM201400 VRB03KT P6SM OVC015 FM201600 35004KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025
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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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100LL Jet A
FS $5.39 $4.89 
SS $4.98 --- 
 Updated 09-Oct-2019
 
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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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