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KAHN Athens/Ben Epps Airport
Athens, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: AHN
Lat/Long: 33-56-55.1000N / 083-19-33.3000W
33-56.918333N / 083-19.555000W
33.9486389 / -83.3259167
(estimated)
Elevation: 812.5 ft. / 247.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2020)
From city: 3 miles E of ATHENS, GA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 30605

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AHN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 992 FT AGL; TPA FOR JETS 1492 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RYS 09 & 20,MALSF RY 27 - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCREASE INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLSD TO UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL AMGR 706-613-3420. INDEX B AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 126.3
UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 132.875 (706-613-7373)
ATHENS GROUND: 121.8 [0800-2000]
ATHENS TOWER: 126.3 338.275 [0800-2000]
ATLANTA APPROACH: 132.475(0615-2200)
ATLANTA DEPARTURE: 132.475(0615-2200)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.8
WX AWOS-3 at WDR (17 nm W): 118.575 (770-868-0642)
WX AWOS-3 at JCA (18 nm NW): 118.125 (706-367-1607)
  • APCH/DEP SVC AND CLNC DEL PROVIDED BY ATLANTA TRACON ON FREQS 132.475/291.1/316.05 0600-2200; APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95, 2200-0600 (FOOTHILLS RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AHN at fieldATHENS VOR/DME109.6000E
ELWr224/39.0ELECTRIC CITY VORTAC108.6000E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
BULLDOG271/5.322103WBJT -... .--- -
COMMERCE131/11.924406WDDA -.. -.. .-
BARROW COUNTY092/13.140405WBMW -... -- .--
MONROE062/23.739204WJNM .--- -. --
WASHINGTON/WILKES COUNTY295/27.643503WIIY .. .. -.--
ALCOVY053/29.737003WVOF ...- --- ..-.
FLOWERY BRANCH121/32.636503WFKV ..-. -.- ...-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 6122 x 100 ft. / 1866 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in poor condition
SEVERE TRANSVERSE CRACKING IN AN AREA OF ABOUT 4,000? IN LENGTH.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 65.0
Double wheel: 125.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: RY 27 SLOPE 1.0% DOWN W.
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 33-56.934623N33-56.964333N
Longitude: 083-20.292568W083-19.082000W
Elevation: 755.1 ft.812.5 ft.
Gradient: 1.0%1.0%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 094 magnetic, 088 true274 magnetic, 268 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 3995 x 100 ft. / 1218 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 7 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: RY 20 SLOPE 0.7% DOWN SW.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 33-56.562945N33-57.178717N
Longitude: 083-19.492172W083-19.211640W
Elevation: 774.6 ft.803.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 027 magnetic, 021 true207 magnetic, 201 true
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.75 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 72 ft. trees, 1500 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear63 ft. trees, 1475 ft. from runway, 250 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CLARKE COUNTY
PO BOX 448, CO COURTHOUSE
ATHENS, GA 30601
Phone 706-613-3420
Manager: TIM BEGGERLY
1010 BEN EPPS DRIVE
ATHENS, GA 30605
Phone 706-613-3416

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 77
Single engine airplanes: 70
Multi engine airplanes: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 100/day *
48% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
4% military
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2017

Additional Remarks

NOISE SENSITIVE AREA S OF ARPT; CTC FBO FOR INFORMATION.
RY 02/20 NON-AIR CARRIER ONLY.
RWY 2-20 MARKINGS ARE IN POOR CONDITION

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 27   download (309KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20   download (219KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (273KB)
VOR RWY 02   download (179KB)
VOR RWY 27   download (209KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (49KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (286KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KWDR - Barrow County Airport (17 nm W)
KJCA - Jackson County Airport (18 nm NW)
D73 - Monroe-Walton County Airport (21 nm SW)
52A - Madison Municipal Airport (21 nm S)
3J7 - Greene County Regional Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5011:50
Sunrise07:1612:16
Sunset18:1923:19
Evening civil twilight18:4423:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Feb-2018 08:25:58
Local (UTC-5)  18-Feb-2018 03:25:58
 
METAR
KAHN 180751Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM OVC036 15/13 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP196 T01500128
KWDR 
17nm W 
180755Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM OVC039 15/11 A3015 RMK AO1
KJCA 
18nm NW 
180755Z AUTO 29006KT 10SM SCT049 BKN065 13/12 A3012 RMK AO2
TAF
KAHN 180524Z 1806/1906 29006KT P6SM -RA SCT030 OVC050 TEMPO 1806/1809 6SM -RA BKN030 FM180900 33004KT P6SM SCT012 BKN030 FM181400 05006KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM181900 10006KT P6SM BKN025 FM190100 10005KT P6SM OVC010 FM190300 09005KT 6SM -DZ OVC008
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Athens/Ben Epps Airport UNICOM 122.95
706-613-3420
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...
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