Located near the heart of downtown Knoxville, DKX provides visitors with direct access to a variety of natural, cultural and entertainment opportunities. Upon landing in the Scruffy City, you can experience an array of exciting activities, including fine dining options in Market Square and the historic Old City, biking trails in the Urban Wilderness and water activities found at the wildlife sanctuary of Mead’s Quarry. When exiting the airport, we encourage you to obey the posted speed limits as you enter the beautiful Island Home neighborhood where blooming dogwood trees and local eateries line the streets. Whether you are taking a short walk to grab a cup of gourmet coffee, taking a bike down the trails or driving the short distance to the downtown area, DKX is your connection to fun and adventure.

Fly-in and Explore

There is something for every pilot to do when flying into DKX. If you have an hour or a few days to spend in Knoxville, there is so much to see while you are exploring our region! You can spend time floating down the Tennessee River on the Star of Knoxville or visit the Knoxville Museum of Art. DKX is your starting point. So, take a few minutes to review the exciting places you can explore when visiting DKX.
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Area Dining

Visitors have access to a robust variety of dining option in downtown Knoxville. In a hurry and need a quick bite to eat? No problem. There are nine local restaurants and hometown breweries within two miles or a 40-minute walk from DKX. Planning a special night of fine dining with a James Beard award-winning chef? No problem. Downtown Knoxville is host to some of the finest restaurants in the South. Find the right fit for your dining experience.

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Events and Community Updates

Planning to visit DKX and want to know what is happening in town during your visit? Click on the button below to gain access to the vast number of cultural and entertainment opportunities scheduled for Knoxville. Check back often to see new activities that have been added.

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Need a Ride?

Need transportation when you arrive at DKX? Courtesy vehicles are available on a first-come, first-served basis for a maximum use of two hours. Contact (865) 577-4461 to reserve your ride.