Let us know how we may assist you by calling 865-577-4461

Airport/FBO Manager:
Craig H. Davis craig.davis@tys.org

Welcome to Downtown Island Airport (DKX)
in beautiful East Tennessee

~ A professionally managed general aviation airport providing exceptional customer service,
reasonable rates and a relaxed user-friendly operating environment ~

2701 Spence Place, Knoxville, Tn 37920 ~ 865-577-4461


In addition to aircraft rental space, the airport offers a unique opportunity to custom-build a personal “Private Hangar" with direct taxiway access.

General Overview of DKX Private Hangar Project:

  • The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) has leased a specific area on the airfield to contractor R Squared Construction via a Horizontal Property Regime and Master Lease to construct and sell Private Aircraft Hangars at DKX.

  • Each Unit Owner obtains leasehold title to such unit pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption Agreement from R Squared Construction.

  • Each Unit Owner also enters into a Ground Lease with the MKAA for a period of 20 years with two 5 year extensions = 30 years total.

  • Each Unit Owner becomes a member of the Private Hangar Unit Owners Association (PHUOA).  The By-laws and Master Lease can be viewed by clicking on the following links:


    To learn more about the “DKX Private Hangar" program, please contact the Airport Manager at


    For current pricing and construction options,
    R2 Construction can be reached at (865) 804-3066

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