The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority operates two airports in
the city. Information and maps showing the gates and parking areas for
these airports are available on their Web sites.
McGhee Tyson Airport
McGhee Tyson Airport is the premier air facility in East Tennessee, serving the commercial airline industry, air cargo, military aviation and general aviation. With parallel 9,000 feet runways, McGhee Tyson Airport can accommodate any size aircraft in today's inventory. Located 12 miles south of downtown Knoxville, the airport occupies more than 2,000 acres of land with space for additional air cargo facilities or economic development
2055 Alcoa Highway
Alcoa, TN 37701
Downtown Island Home Airport
Knoxville Downtown Island Airport is a general aviation airport located less than three miles from downtown Knoxville in the Tennessee River and is base for more than one hundred private and corporate aircraft. The airport has a 3,500-foot runway with a published localizer-only approach. An FAA control tower is operatinoal when high traffic is anticipated for special events within the community, such as University of Tennessee football games.
2701 Spence Place
Downtown Island Airport
Knoxville, TN 37920