Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport

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Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Sevier County
Serves Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge
Location Sevierville, Tennessee
Elevation AMSL 1,014 ft / 309 m
Coordinates 35°51′28″N 083°31′43″W / 35.85778°N 83.52861°W / 35.85778; -83.52861
GKT is located in Tennessee
Location of airport in Tennessee
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 5,506 1,678 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 81,060
Based aircraft 94

Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport (IATA: GKTICAO: KGKTFAA LID: GKT) is a county-owned public-use airport in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States. It is located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southeast of the central business district of Sevierville, Tennessee.[2] The airport is also north of the cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport covers an area of 110 acres (45 ha) at an elevation of 1,014 feet (309 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,506 by 75 feet (1,678 x 23 m).[2]

For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2008, the airport had 70,780 aircraft operations, an average of 193 per day: 92% general aviation, 7% air taxi and 1% military. At that time there were 102 aircraft based at this airport: 77% single-engine, 14% multi-engine, 7% jet and 2% helicopter.[2]


  1. ^ "Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport". Airport Directory. Tennessee DOT. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  2. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for GKT (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.

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