General Aviation

Memphis International Airport is a recognized leader in general aviation, with two top-quality Fixed Base Operators (FBO): Wilson Air Center – Memphis and Signature Flight Support – Memphis. The Memphis-Shelby County Airport-Authority also owns two general aviation airports - General DeWitt Spain Airport located north of downtown Memphis and Charles W. Baker Airport in Millington, both of which serve as reliever airports for Memphis International.

Wilson Air Center

Web: www.wilsonair.com

Newly opened in late 1996, Wilson Air Center - Memphis has reinvented the FBO industry by blending a heritage rich in the hospitality management and a long-standing passion for aviation. Wilson Air Center has been the #1 Rated North American FBO for nine of the last ten years according to readers of Aviation International News. The Memphis location has also consistently ranked among the Top Ten Best FBOs in Professional Pilot Magazine.

Services include: one of the world’s largest aircraft canopies, concierge service, crew cars, Hertz rental cars on site, ground power, pilot’s lounge, snooze room, direct lines to clearance delivery and ATIS, two executive conference rooms, private celebrity lobby for discreet arrivals and departures, 30,000 square-feet of office space, more than 125,000 square-feet of heated transient hangar storage, CCTV security, aircraft detailing, hangar, lav service, aircraft de-ice, potable water and a Pilot Business Center with multiple private computer stations with high speed access and computer laptop chairs.

Signature Flight Support

Web: www.signatureflight.com

Signature Flight Support-Memphis is a high-quality FBO that provides services for private and corporate aircraft including fuel, repairs, hangar and tie-down. The on-site amenities provide pilots and passengers with a relaxing environment and southern hospitality. Features include showers and work-out room, a 70,000-sq.-ft. hangar, a snooze room, billiards, large screen TV, valet parking, on-site restaurant, caterer and refreshment commissary, pilot supply shop and a covered vehicle canopy. Signature is a part of BBA Aviation, the world's largest fixed base operation and distribution network for business aviation services. Signature offers a wide-range of crew and passenger amenities at some 75 domestic and international locations.

General DeWitt Spain

Web: www.generaldewittspainairport.com
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General DeWitt Spain Airport is owned and operated by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. General DeWitt Spain Airport is located just minutes from Downtown Memphis. Flight training is provided by Downtown Aviation. Services include fuel, pilot lounge, aircraft parking, meeting facilities, pilot supplies, weather information, refreshments and car rental.

Contact Information:
2787 N. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38127
Phone (901) 358-0028
Fax (901) 358-7229
FBO services provided by Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

ELEVATION - 224'

Runway Surface Length Width Lights VGI REILS App Lights Pattern
17/35 Asphalt 3,800' 75' MIRL PAPI (P2L)/
PAPI (P2L)
Y/Y --- 17-RH
Communications AWOS Navigation
CTAF UNICOM GCO ATC FREQ TYPE IDENT FREQ DIR/DIST
122.7 122.7 --- 119.1A
124.65D
MEM
3 clicks VOR
NDB
MEM
SPQ
117.5 MHz
414 KHz
342 11.7NM
to field
FBO/Services: MSCAA (901)358-0028 Wind Indicator: Cone
Contact: Walter Cathey (901)358-0028 Weather: MKL FSS
Attended: 7 am – 5:30 p.m. Mon – Fri, 8 am - 4:30 p.m. Sat – Sun Weather: Local wx on ctaf (3 clicks)
Fuel: 100LL/Jet A From City: 3 miles NNW
Repairs: Major Coordinates: 35° 12 ' N - 90° 03' W
Storage: Hangar, Tie Down Transportation: Enterprise Rent-A-Car (901)525-8588
Taxi (901) 577-7777
Remarks: Within Memphis Class B Airspace. Towers 1 mile NE. For flight planning click here.

Charles W. Baker Airport

Web: www.charleswbakerairport.com
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Charles W. Baker Airport is owned and operated by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. The airport is conveniently located just 10 miles from downtown Memphis. Services include fuel, pilot lounge, aircraft parking, meeting facilities, refreshments and car rental.

Contact Information
3870 Fite Rd.
Millington, TN 38053
Phone - (901) 873-1768
Fax - (901) 873-2893

Elevation - 247'

Runway Surface Length Width Lights VGI REILS App Lights Pattern
18/36
18U/36U
*
Asphalt
Asphalt
3500'
1600'
75'
75'
MIRL
NONE
PAPI (P2L)/
PAPI (P2L)
N/N
Y/Y
N/N
--- 36-RH
STD

* Rwy 18U/36U for Ultralight aircraft only; Ultralights should remain clear of Rwy 18/36

Communications AWOS Navigation
CTAF UNICOM GCO ATC FREQ TYPE IDENT FREQ DIR/DIST
122.8 122.8 --- 124.15D
125.8E
MEMAPP
--- VOR
NDB
MEM
MIG
117.5 MHz
232 KHz
008 16.NM to field
FBO/Services: MSCAA Wind Indicator: Cone
Contact: Walter Cathey - (901) 873-1768 Weather: MKL FSS
Attended: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mon - Fri
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sat-Sun
AWOS: Millington 118.925
Fuel: 1100LL/JetA Weather: Local wx on ctaf (3 clicks)
Repairs: Minor From City: 5 Miles SW
Storage: Hangar, Tie Down Coordinates: 35° 17' N - 89° 56' W
Remarks: Within Memphis Class B Airspace Transportation: Enterprise Rent-A-Car (901)873-4520
Taxi (901) 577-7777
For flight planning click here.