Historic Tennessee Theatre

DKX is located just three short miles from Knoxville’s 93-year-old treasure, the Tennessee Theatre.  From Broadway shows to intimate acoustic sets to the melodic sounds of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, the historic theatre is the majestic home to an array of cultural performances. Its ornate corridors are perfect for a date night followed by dinner, drinks, or a scoop of … Read More

Ijams Nature Center

Downtown Island Airport is less than two miles away from Ijams Nature Center with its miles of paved and natural hiking trails, kayaking and quarry swimming, and the rock walls of the Ijams Crag. Every day, the center’s visitors can join in the ziplining fun of one of the six trails found in in the Navitat Knoxville adventure. Each trail … Read More

Getting to Know: Xpress Aircraft Maintenance

Xpress Aircraft Maintenance is the only certified maintenance provider for general aviation (GA) aircraft at Downtown Island Airport (DKX). Located on the backside of the main terminal, Xpress serves as one of only two maintenance facilities in the Knoxville area with the other located at McGhee Tyson Airport. Owned by Darrel Haynes and operated by Director of Maintenance, Adam Bratcher, … Read More