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Mc Ghee Tyson Airport



McGhee Tyson Airport
McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base
IATA: TYS – ICAO: KTYS – FAA LID: TYS

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TYS
Location of the McGhee Tyson Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
Serves Knoxville, Tennessee
Location Alcoa, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL 981 ft / 299 m
Coordinates 35°48′40″N 083°59′38″W / 35.81111°N 83.99389°W / 35.81111; -83.99389
Website www.TYS.org
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5L/23R 9,005 2,745 Concrete
5R/23L 9,000 2,743 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 138,682
Based aircraft 173
Source: Federal Aviation Administration

Northwest Airlines ticket counter.

McGhee Tyson Airport (IATA: TYS, ICAO: KTYS, FAA LID: TYS) is a joint civil-military public airport serving the Knoxville metropolitan area and located approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of the central business district of Knoxville, in Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, United States. It is owned by the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority. Commercial service is provided by several major airlines and connection carriers.

The airport is named for United States Navy pilot Charles McGhee Tyson, lost on patrol in World War I.

The airport also serves as the home of McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, an air base for the 134th Air Refueling Wing (134 ARW) of the Tennessee Air National Guard.

Facilities and aircraft

McGhee Tyson Airport covers an area of 2,250 acres (911 ha) which contains two parallel runways: 5L/23R measuring 9,005 x 150 ft (2,745 x 46 m) and 5R/23L measuring 9,000 x 150 ft (2,743 x 46 m).

The FBO (fixed based operator) general aviation facility is operated by TAC Air (formerly Knoxair and Cherokee Aviation).

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2007, the airport had 138,682 aircraft operations, an average of 379 per day: 41% general aviation, 40% air taxi, 13% military and 6% scheduled commercial. At that time there were 173 aircraft based at this airport: 39% single-engine, 26% multi-engine, 13% jet, 1% helicopter and 20% military.

Airport terminal layout

McGhee Tyson Airport has two levels. The top level is accessed via the curbside drop off and the parking garage. The top level is used for ticket counters, security, gates, restaurants, and shops. It is designed with a Smoky Mountain theme, complete with faux waterfalls and wood carvings of bears. The bottom level is used for car rental counters, two baggage claims, and airline offices.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
AirTran Airways Orlando
Allegiant Air Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Punta Gorda-Ft. Myers, Myrtle Beach
American Eagle Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami
Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines Cleveland, Houston-Intercontinental, Newark
Delta Air Lines Atlanta
Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines Atlanta
Delta Connection operated by Chautauqua Airlines Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Delta Connection operated by Comair Atlanta, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines Atlanta, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia
Delta Connection operated by Shuttle America Atlanta
United Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines Chicago-O'Hare
United Express operated by Mesa Airlines Chicago-O'Hare
United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines Chicago-O'Hare, Denver
United Express operated by Trans States Airlines Chicago-O'Hare, Washington-Dulles
US Airways Express operated by Mesa Airlines Charlotte
US Airways Express operated by Piedmont Airlines Charlotte
US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines Charlotte, Philadelphia, Washington-Reagan

Cargo

  • Federal Express
  • United Parcel Service

Air National Guard Base

The 134 ARW, which is operationally gained by the Air Mobility Command (AMC), operates KC-135R Stratotankers for both air mobility and aerial refueling of military aircraft. McGhee Tyson ANGB is also home to the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center and its associated Academy of Military Science (AMS). Similar to U.S. Air Force (USAF) Officer Training School (OTS), AMS is an alternate commissioning source for USAF officers who are directly inputted into various units of the Air National Guard throughout the United States.



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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2008-09-25
Airport Identifier:TYS
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:083-59-38.5000W/35-48-39.5000N
-83.994028/35.810972 (Estimated)
Elevation:981 ft / 299.01 m (Surveyed)
Land:2250 acres
From nearest city:10 nautical miles S of Knoxville, TN
Location:Blount County, TN
Magnetic Variation:03W (1985)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:Metro Knoxville Arpt Auth
Address:Mc Ghee Tyson Airport
Alcoa, TN 37701
Phone number:865-342-3000
Manager:Trevis Gardner
Address:Po Box 15600
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone number:865-342-3088

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:Yes
Lighting Schedule:DUSK-DAWN
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:Atlanta
Region:ASO - Southern
Boundary ARTCC:ZTL - Atlanta
Tie-in FSS:BNA - Nashville
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:TYS (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Certification type/date:I C S 05/1973
Federal Agreements:NGPY3

Airport Communications

Unicom:122.950 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LLA
J8 (MIL) ALSO AVBL.
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 05L/23R

Dimension:9005 x 150 ft / 2744.7 x 45.7 m
Surface:CONC, Good Condition
Surface Treatment:Saw-cut or plastic Grooved
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 90000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 200000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 350000 lbs.
Dual dual tandem wheel: 540000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
 

Runway 05L

Runway 23R

Longitude:084-00-19.6773W083-59-02.6161W
Latitude:35-48-15.5883N35-49-18.7544N
Elevation:923.00 ft976.00 ft
Alignment:45127
ILS Type:ILS ILS
Traffic Pattern:LeftRight
Markings:Precision instrument, Good ConditionPrecision instrument, Good Condition
Crossing Height:75.00 ft56.00 ft
VASI:4-box on left side4-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:2.70°3.00°
RVR Equipment:touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights:MALSRALSF2
Centerline Lights:YesYes
Touchdown Lights:NoYes

Runway 05R/23L

Dimension:9000 x 150 ft / 2743.2 x 45.7 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Surface Treatment:Saw-cut or plastic Grooved
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 75000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 200000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 270000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
 

Runway 05R

Runway 23L

Longitude:084-00-14.4126W083-58-57.4060W
Latitude:35-48-00.2533N35-49-03.3925N
Elevation:938.00 ft962.00 ft
Alignment:45127
Traffic Pattern:RightLeft
Markings:Precision instrument, Good ConditionPrecision instrument, Good Condition
Crossing Height:43.00 ft55.00 ft
Displaced threshold:0.00 ft400.00 ft
VASI:4-light PAPI on left side4-light PAPI on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.00°
RVR Equipment:touchdown
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Centerline Lights:YesYes
Touchdown Lights:Yes
Obstruction:, 50:1 slope to clear43 ft tree, 1975.0 ft from runway, 175 ft left of centerline, 41:1 slope to clear
Decleard distances:Take off run available 9000.00 ft
Take off distance available 9000.00 ft
Actual stop distance available 8600.00 ft
Landing distance available 8600.00 ft
Take off run available 9000.00 ft
Take off distance available 9000.00 ft
Actual stop distance available 9000.00 ft
Landing distance available 8600.00 ft

Radio Navigation Aids

ID Type Name Ch Freq Var Dist
MNVNDBMadisonville361.0004W24.8 nm
JXTNDBJefferson346.0004W31.0 nm
JAUNDBJacksboro204.0003W32.7 nm
MMINDBMc Minn County242.0003W37.4 nm
TTQNDBTomotla335.0001W41.8 nm
BPONDBPiney Grove403.0005W49.6 nm
DTENDBMark Anton394.0002W49.9 nm
VXVVORTACVolunteer111X116.4003W7.4 nm
SOTVORTACSnowbird025X108.8004W45.9 nm
HCHVORTACHinch Mountain123X117.6002W48.0 nm
TYSVOTKnoxville112.000.1 nm

Remarks

  • WIDE-BODIED ACFT USE CARE WHEN TURNING ONTO TWY A FROM RAMPS 4, 5 & 6.
  • HOLD SHORT LINE FOR RY 23L LCTD SLIGHTLY NORTH OF TWY A-8.
  • RSTD: TWY G1/RWY 5L UNDERRUN USBLWITH PRIOR COORDINATION ONLY. TWY G5 AND G6 ARE UNUSBL FOR MIL ACFT.
  • CAUTION: USE CTN RWY 23L HOLDSHORT LN IS IMT PAST TWY A8. PTN OF TWY A NEAR RWY 5R APCH END NOT VSB FM TWR.
  • REMARKS: CTC SODA CTL FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
  • ARMY NG BASE OPS OPERS 0730-1700 MON-FRI. PPR DSN 266-4601/4605.
  • CAUTION: BIRDS ON & IN VICINITY OF ARPT, INCREASED OCT-APR.
  • PPR FROM ANG FOR CIVIL ACFT TO USE TWYS G1; G2; G3; G4; & G SOUTH OF TWY G5. CONTACT 865-985-4371
  • MAINTAIN RY HEADING UNTIL PASSING RESIDENTIAL AREA SOUTH OF EXTDD RY CNTRLN UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED BY ATC.

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General Info
Country United States
State TENNESSEE
FAA ID TYS
Latitude 35-48-44.954N
Longitude 083-59-34.281W
Elevation 981 feet
Near City KNOXVILLE


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