For General Aviation Pilots

Click here to read a letter to GA pilots.

A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) will be in place, which closes McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) to all general aviation traffic.  Other airport within five miles of TYS,  including Sky Ranch Airport, will also be closed.

The TFR schedule is:
Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 1200 -1600 EDT (1600-2000 UTC)
Friday, April 15, 2016, from 1030-1700 EDT (1430-2100 UTC)
Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17, 2016, from 1030-1700 EDT (1430-2100 UTC)

Fly In ParkingTransient aircraft, not participating in the Smoky Mountain Air Show, will be parked on the General Aviation Ramp.  Parking and fueling will be accomplished by the FBO, TAC Air. To contact TAC Air, please visit their website or call (865) 970-9000.

No air show viewing is available on the General Aviation ramp for transient pilots or passengers .  Ground transportation to and from the air show spectator area will beprovided by TAC Air. The shuttle service will run Saturday and Sunday from 0800 to 1800 EDT.

Pilots and passengers will be dropped off and picked up at or near a screening checkpoint and will walk from there to and from the main spectator area.

Click here for prohibited items which cannot be brought through screening.

No campsites are available on the airport.  Fly-in guests wishing to remain overnight should make arrangements with a local hotel.

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