Morristown Regional Airport
|Morristown Regional Airport|
Hangars, temporary terminal & tarmac area
|IATA: MOR – ICAO: KMOR – FAA LID: MOR|
|Owner||City of Morristown|
|Elevation AMSL||1,313 ft / 400 m|
Morristown Regional Airport (IATA: MOR, ICAO: KMOR, FAA LID: MOR) (formerly called Moore-Murrell Airport) is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) southwest of the central business district of Morristown, a city in Hamblen County, Tennessee, United States. It was opened in 1953. The manager of the airport was Evelyn Johnson until her death on May 10, 2012.
Facilities and aircraft
Morristown Regional Airport covers an area of 160 acres (65 ha) at an elevation of 1,313 feet (400 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,717 by 100 feet (1,743 x 30 m).
For the 12-month period ending October 22, 2009, the airport had 46,000 aircraft operations, an average of 126 per day: 95% general aviation, 4% air taxi, and 1% military. At that time there were 40 aircraft based at this airport: 67.5% single-engine, 25% multi-engine, 5% jet and 2.5% helicopter.
The original airport terminal building, constructed in 1953, was demolished on April 28, 2009. Airport operations are currently run out of a temporary facility on the east end of the field. A new, more modern terminal is under construction on the site of the original facility. It is expected to open some time in 2010.
- FAA Airport Master Record for MOR ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 5 (PDF, 1.18 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- Moore-Murrell Airport (MOR) at Tennessee DOT Airport Directory
- Aerial image as of 7 March 1997 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for MOR, effective February 5, 2015
- Resources for this airport: