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FAA Information Effective: 2/1/2018

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Tri-Cities Airport

Bristol/Johnson/Kingsport, TN

Phone: (423) 325-6001
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 18 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-0000Secondary Depart. Control Hrs: 0000-0600Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 0600-0000Secondary Approach Control Hrs: 0000-0600Primary Approach Control Hrs: 0600-0000
Elevation:1,518 ft (462.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:12.00 mi. SW of Bristol/Johnson/Kingsport
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:05/23, 09/27
Longest paved runway: 8000 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.43  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.70  (full serve service)

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Runway 05/23

Dimensions:8000 x 150ft. / 2438.4 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 112000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
051488.2ft. MSL
50° mag
43° true
0.4% up
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Rollout
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
ILSTrees, 1,037 ft Left of center, 142 ft high, 5,040 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
231517.7ft. MSL
230° mag
223° true
0.4% down
precisioncenterline: Centerline Lights are present
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
approach: 2400ft/High-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers, Cat-II/III Config.
ILSTrees, 650 ft Right of center, 47 ft high, 1,900 ft from end, 40:1 clearance slope

Runway 09/27

Dimensions:4442 x 150ft. / 1353.9 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 21500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
091518.7ft. MSL
96° mag
89° true
0.2% down
non-precisionNo Data
271508.6ft. MSL
276° mag
269° true
0.2% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
127' Disp Threshold
PAPI Rwy 27 Unavbl When Twr Clsd

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
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On field: N
Northeast State
    Blountville, TN
      On field: N
      Tri-City Aviation
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      • $5.43
      • $5.70
      On field: N
      UNICOM: 122.95
      Wysong Enterprises
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      On field: W
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      Services at this airport:

      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
      Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Courtesy Car, Limousine
      Rental Cars: 
      EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155
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      Activities: Airline Services
      Operations: Commercial, Helicopter

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N36 28.5117' / W82 24.4450'
      Charts:NACO: Cincinnati Sectional
      Mag Var:07W (2020)
      ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
      FSS:Nashville (BNA)
      NOTAM Facility:TRI
      Approach/Departure Control Facility
      Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:No data

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:31
      Multi Engine:15

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:15,952
      GA Itinerant:17,518
      Air Taxi:10,692

      (12-month period ending on 3/31/2017)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      Bristol Johnson KingsportPatrick Wilson
      2525 Hwy 75, Suite 3012525 Hwy 75, Suite 301
      Blountville, TN 37617Blountville, TN 37617
      (423) 325-6000 (Office) (423) 325-6001 (Office)
      Cities of Bristol, Tn; Bristol, Va; Johnson City & Kingsport, Tn; Counties of Washington & Sullivan. Tri Cities Airport Authority Sets Policy and Has Financial Authority for the Airport