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Encyclopedia > McGhee Tyson Airport
McGhee Tyson Airport
IATA: TYS - ICAO: KTYS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA)
Serves Knoxville, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL 981 ft (299 m)
Coordinates 35° 48' 39.5" N
83° 59' 38.5" W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05L/23R 9,005 2,745 Concrete
05R/23L 9,000 2,743 Asphalt

McGhee Tyson Airport (IATA: TYSICAO: KTYS) is an airport located in Alcoa, Tennessee, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south of downtown Knoxville. The airport is named for Navy pilot McGhee Tyson, lost on patrol in World War I. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 254. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A human foot - Enlarge to view legend For other uses, see Foot (disambiguation). ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Alcoa is a city located in Blount County, Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas Location Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Cities in Tennessee Tennessee Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 254. ... Combatants Allied Powers: British Empire French Empire Italy Russian Empire Kingdom of Serbia United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary Bulgaria German Empire Ottoman Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Ferdinand Foch Nikolay II Nikolay Yudenich Radomir Putnik Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Wilhelm II Reinhard Scheer Franz Josef I Oskar...


It also serves as a base for the 134th Refueling Group, part of the Tennessee Air National Guard. They fly KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft for aerial refueling of military aircraft. Adjacent to the Mcghee Tyson Air National Guard Base is the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment Army Aviation Support Facility which operates several OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters. An Airbase, sometimes referred to as a military airport or airfield, provides basing and support of military aircraft. ... Shield of the United States Air National Guard The Air National Guard (ANG) is part of the United States National Guard and a reserve component of the United States Air Force (USAF). ... The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft, first manufactured in 1956 and expected to remain in service into the 2020s. ... USAF KC-135R Stratotanker, two F-15s (twin fins) and two F-16s, on an aerial refueling training mission Aerial refueling, also called in-flight refueling (IFR) or air-to-air refueling (AAR), is the practice of transferring fuel from one aircraft to another during flight. ... Located in the United States territory Puerto Rico. ... OH-58 Kiowa OH-58D Kiowa Warrior The OH-58 Kiowa scout is a helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron. ...

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Facilities

McGhee Tyson Airport covers 2,250 acres and has two runways:

  • Runway 05L/23R: 9,005 x 150 ft. (2,745 x 46 m), Surface: Concrete
  • Runway 05R/23L: 9,000 x 150 ft. (2,743 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt

FBO operated by TAC Air. A Fixed Base Operator (also known as Fixed Base of Operation), or FBO, is a service center at an airport that may be a private enterprise or may be a department of the municipality that the airport serves. ...


Airlines

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Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) (IATA: EV, ICAO: ASQ, and Callsign: Acey) is an airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA flying to over 150 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Chautauqua Airlines is an airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It operates scheduled passenger services on more than 670 flights daily to cities in 30 states, Canada and the Bahamas, through feeder services under the names Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, American Connection for American Airlines, United Express for... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This article is about the US airline. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Freedom Airlines (IATA: F8 , ICAO: FRL, and Callsign: Freedom) is a regional airline subsidiary of Mesa Air Group. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Shuttle America (IATA: S5, ICAO: TCF, and Callsign: Shuttlecraft) is a regional airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an airline of the United States. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... ExpressJet Airlines (IATA: RU, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) NYSE: XJT is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas, USA. It operates Continental Express services for Continental Airlines offering over 1000 daily departures to more than 125 cities from hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Newark Liberty International... Northwest Airlines (IATA: NW, ICAO: NWA, and Callsign: Northwest) is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota in the United States of America. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Pinnacle Airlines (IATA: 9E, ICAO: FLG, and Callsign: Flagship) (formerly Express Airlines I) is an American regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... Various United Airlines tails United Airlines, the primary subsidiary of the UAL Corporation, is a major airline of the United States headquartered in unincorporated Elk Grove Township, Illinois, near Chicagos OHare International Airport, the airlines largest traffic hub. ... United Express is a brand name under which nine regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines from small markets to Uniteds domestic hub airports. ... SkyWest Airlines (IATA: OO, ICAO: SKW, and Callsign: SkyWest) is one of two airlines owned by SkyWest, Inc. ... United Express is a brand name under which nine regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines from small markets to Uniteds domestic hub airports. ... Trans States Airlines is a regional airline based in St. ... A US Airways 737 at Chicago OHare US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... An AWAC Canadair Regional Jet prepares to depart to Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago OHare. ... 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Cargo

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McGhee Tyson Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (325 words)
McGhee Tyson Airport (IATA: TYS, ICAO: KTYS) is an airport located in Alcoa, Tennessee, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south of downtown Knoxville.
The airport is named for Navy pilot McGhee Tyson, lost on patrol in World War I.
Adjacent to the Mcghee Tyson Air National Guard Base is the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment Army Aviation Support Facility which operates several OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters.
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