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General Dewitt Spain Airport

Memphis, TN

Phone: 901-358-0028
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Unattended Thanksgiving & Christmas.Year-round,Sat-Sun/0800-1630Year-round,Mon-Fri/0700-1730
Elevation:225 ft (68.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:6.00 mi. NW of Memphis
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 3800 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 3.47  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 2.78  (self serve service)
100LL$ 3.72  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.03  (full serve service)

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Runway 17/35

Dimensions:3800 x 75ft. / 1158.2 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 25000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17224.6ft. MSL
167° mag
167° true
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 127 ft Left of center, 52 ft high, 1,280 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
35224.5ft. MSL
347° mag
347° true
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 584 ft Left of center, 106 ft high, 3,283 ft from end, 29:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Downtown Aviation
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.8
Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority
  • $3.72
  • $3.47
  • $3.03
  • $2.78
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.7
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Transportation: Public, Limousine

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N35 12.0417' / W90 3.2383'
    Charts:NACO: Memphis Sectional
    Mag Var:00 (2005)
    ARTCC:Memphis (ZME)
    FSS:Jackson (MKL)
    NOTAM Facility:MKL
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityM03
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1000 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:68
    Multi Engine:3

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:17,500
    GA Itinerant:8,200
    Air Taxi:1,350

    (12-month period ending on 5/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Memphis Shelby County Airport AuthorityWalter Cathey
    2491 Winchester Road, Suite 1132787 North Second Street
    Memphis, TN 38116-3856Memphis, TN 38127
    901-922-8000 (Office) 901-358-0028 (Office)