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Chilhowee is a full service gliderport that is open year round. We are open weather permitting, from approximately 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM every Friday through Sunday, and weekdays by appointment. Chilhowee is a soaring site rich in natural scenic beauty and year round soaring including good thermals Spring through Fall, excellent ridge lift Fall through Spring and occasional Winter wave flying.

There are many possibilities for camping & lodging nearby. Inquire about camping at the gliderport too (there is a shower in the club house).

See all lodging options.

FAA IDENTIFIER 92A
LOCATION 4 miles NE of Benton, TN
LATITUDE / LONGITUDE 35-13-35.264N / 084-35-05.758W
ELEVATION 770 ft. / 235 m
RUNWAY 3/21
DIMENSIONS 2600 x 200 ft. / 792 x 61 m
SURFACE turf
TIME ZONE UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
VARIATION 02W
WIND INDICATOR yes
SEGMENTED CIRCLE yes
USE open to the public
ACTIVATION DATE 02/1974
SECTIONAL Atlanta
CTAF 122.9
GLIDER FREQ 123.3
AIRCRAFT PARKING hangars and tiedowns