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KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

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: TIM HAIR
2701 SPENCE PLACE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37920
Phone 865-577-4461

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 167
Single engine airplanes: 129
Multi engine airplanes: 22
Helicopters: 7
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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (253KB)
LOC RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (289KB)
VOR/DME-B   download (211KB)
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 - Campbell County Airport (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 20-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1712:17
Sunrise07:4512:45
Sunset17:4922:49
Evening civil twilight18:1623:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jan-2018 01:42:05
Local (UTC-5)  20-Jan-2018 20:42:05
 
METAR
KDKX 210115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/01 A3024 RMK A01
KTYS 
10nm SW 
210053Z 00000KT 10SM FEW060 SCT250 09/02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP234 T00890022
KOQT 
18nm W 
210053Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP249 T00560011
KGKT 
18nm E 
210115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC060 07/04 A3023 RMK A01
TAF
KTYS 
10nm SW 
201721Z 2018/2118 24006KT P6SM OVC040
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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 $4.79 $4.19 
SS $4.29 --- 
 Updated 18-Jan-2018
 
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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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