McMinn County Airport (IATA: MMI, ICAO: KMMI, FAA LID: MMI) is a county-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Athens, a city in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
McMinn County Airport covers an area of 76 acres (31 ha) at an elevation of 858 feet (262 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 2/20 with a 6,450 by 75 ft (1,966 x 23 m) asphalt surface.For the 12-month period ending December 16, 1998, the airport had 30,000 aircraft operations, an average of 82 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% air taxi and <1% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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