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. The airport is north of the cities of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, and two nautical miles (3.7 km) southeast of the central business district of Sevierville, Tennessee.[2]

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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