General DeWitt Spain Airport

General DeWitt Spain Airport and Small Planes


General DeWitt Spain Airport is owned and operated by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority. This general aviation airport is located just minutes from Downtown Memphis. Services include fuel, hangar space, aircraft parking, tie-downs and GPV.

The facility includes a pilot lounge, meeting facilities, pilot supplies, refreshments, WS1 weather information, AWOS-AC, Wi-Fi, refreshments and more.

General DeWitt Spain airport features 24 hour taxi service, Enterprise Rental Car (delivered to location), and a free courtesy car during hours of operation, overnight hangar space and tie-downs.

Flight Training

Flight training is available from Downtown Aviation. Call (901) 354-3001 for more information.


  • Self-service fuel is available 24 hours a day (100LL and Jet A -premix)
  • Fuel Prices
  • Aircraft Maintenance – Cessna Service Center on-site operated by Downtown Aviation (901) 354-3001.

Hangar space & development

General DeWitt Spain Airport features a brand new, heated corporate hangar space with epoxy floors. Rental rates start at $325/month with a month-to-month agreement.

The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority leases land for hangar development. Lease agreements have a 20-year term, after which the hangar reverts to the Airport Authority. The tenant will then have first right of refusal to rent the hangar back at fair market value as set by an independent appraiser. For information on available lots, contact Jason McBride, Manager of General Aviation at For more information about lease agreements, contact Scott Schroeder, Manager of Properties, at

Hangar Development Procedures (this document will need to be updated)

Standards Covenant


Yellow and Checker Cabs
(901) 577-7777

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(901) 525-8588

(901) 388-2338

Ride sharing services are also available via Uber and Lyft.

NOTAMs & Weather

Future tenants may receive a hangar wait list by emailing Jason McBride at

Notice on ADA Compliance

Airport Information and Statistics

FAA Identifier: M01

35-12-02.494N / 090-03-14.317W

35-12.04157N / 090-03.23862W

35.2006928 / -90.0539769

Elevation: 224 ft. / 68.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02E (1985)
From City: 5 Miles North of Downtown Memphis

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Sectional chart: 


Control tower: No
ARTCC: Memphis Center

Jackson Flight Service Station


NOTAMs Facility:
MKL (NOTAM-D service available)

0800-1630 Weekends

0700-1530 Weekdays

Airport Unattended

Thanksgiving & Christmas

Wind indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: Dusk-Dawn
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications







WX ASOS at AWM (10 nm SW):

118.175 (870) 733-9987

WX ASOS at MEM (10 nm S):

PHONE (901) 332-3679

WX AWOS-3 at NQA (13 nm NE):

118.925 (901) 873-3630

WX AWOS-3 at OLV (19 nm SE):

119.925 (662) 893-5906

WX AWOS AC at M01 (3 clicks):

122.7 (901) 354-9296

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
MEMr342/11.7 MEMPHIS VORTAC 117.50 01E
GQEr109/22.6 GILMORE VOR/DME 113.00 04E
HLIr310/37.7 HOLLY SPRINGS VORTAC 112.40 03E

Runway Information - Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3800 x 75 ft. / 1158 x 23 m
Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
Weight limitations: Single wheel: 25000 lbs
Right Traffic Pattern Runway 17  

Additional Remarks:

Numerous radio towers 1 mile Northeast of airport - 

849' MSL (608 AGL)

Instrument Approach Procedures:



NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply

Contact Information

Jason McBride, Manager of General Aviation
2787 N. Second St.
Memphis, TN 38127
Phone (901) 652-7591
Fax (901) 358-7229

FBO services provided by Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

FAA Information:


  • 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Mon – Fri
  • 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sat – Sun

*Unattended at Thanksgiving and Christmas

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