Morristown Regional Airport

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Morristown Regional Airport
Moore-murrell airport terminal.JPG
Hangars, temporary terminal & tarmac area
IATA: MORICAO: KMORFAA LID: MOR
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Morristown
Serves Morristown, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL 1,313 ft / 400 m
Coordinates 36°10′46″N 083°22′32″W / 36.17944°N 83.37556°W / 36.17944; -83.37556
Map
MOR is located in Tennessee
MOR
MOR
Location of airport in Tennessee
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,717 1,743 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 46,000
Based aircraft 40

Morristown Regional Airport (IATA: MORICAO: KMORFAA 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.[1] It was opened in 1953. The manager of the airport was Evelyn Johnson until her death on May 10, 2012.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Planes on tarmac area

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).[1]

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.[1]

Construction[edit]

New terminal under construction

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for MOR (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 5 (PDF, 1.18 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.

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