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KDKX Knoxville Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 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 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

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: DARRELL PARHAM
2701 SPENCE PLACE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37920
Phone (865) 577-4461

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 135
Single engine airplanes: 101
Multi engine airplanes: 19
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 December 2018

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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (255KB)
LOC RWY 26 **CHANGED**   download (281KB)
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 13-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4411:44
Sunrise07:1112:11
Sunset17:2922:29
Evening civil twilight17:5622:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Nov-2019 07:30:27
Local (UTC-5)  13-Nov-2019 02:30:27
 
METAR
KDKX 130715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M06/M08 A3036 RMK A01
KTYS 
10nm SW 
130653Z 03007KT 10SM CLR M06/M10 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP285 T10611100
KOQT 
18nm W 
130653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M06/M11 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP306 T10611106 $
KGKT 
18nm E 
130715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M07/M09 A3035 RMK A01
TAF
KTYS 
10nm SW 
130520Z 1306/1406 03006KT P6SM FEW035 FM131600 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM140000 00000KT P6SM SCT250
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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 05-Nov-2019
 
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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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