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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: FKN
Lat/Long: 36-42-01.0670N 076-54-07.6880W
36-42.017783N 076-54.128133W
36.7002964,-76.9021356
(estimated)
Elevation: 40.3 ft. / 12.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1985)
From city: 2 miles NE of FRANKLIN, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 23851

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FKN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA LGT ACFT 800', HVY ACFT 1500'.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 124.675 (757-562-8765)
NORFOLK APPROACH: 127.9
NORFOLK DEPARTURE: 127.9
WX AWOS-3 at SFQ (15 nm E): 119.375 (757-934-3942)
WX ASOS at AKQ (18 nm N): 128.325 (757-899-2300)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FKNr108/5.4FRANKLIN VORTAC110.6009W
CVIr005/19.7COFIELD VORTAC114.6009W
ORFr258/35.6NORFOLK VORTAC116.9007W
HPWr171/39.1HOPEWELL VORTAC112.0006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WAKEFIELD175/17.627411WAKQ .- -.- --.-
WOODVILLE322/39.225410WLLW .-.. .-.. .--

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4977 x 100 ft. / 1517 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-41.953348N36-42.082180N
Longitude: 076-54.631108W076-53.625160W
Elevation: 33.3 ft.40.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 081 true270 magnetic, 261 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. brush, 307 ft. from runway, 264 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear85 ft. tree, 1802 ft. from runway, 474 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear
4 FT HIGH FENCE 139 FT FM RY END, 242 FT LEFT ON APCH.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FRANKLIN
P O BOX 179
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
Phone 757-562-8561
Manager: TREVELYN LINTON
32470 JOHN BEVERLY ROSE DR
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
Phone 757-562-8764
CTC 757-562-8575 FOR AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 15
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/week *
40% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
29% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT
PSBL TFC FM THE SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HELIPAD 2 NM W OF ARPT.
DRAINAGE DITCHES NEXT TO RY & TWYS.
FOR CD CTC NORFOLK APCH AT 757-464-0757.
ARPT FBO CLSD SAT AND SUN

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 from 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (240KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (130KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (382KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSFQ - Suffolk Executive Airport (15 nm E)
KAKQ - Wakefield Municipal Airport (18 nm N)
KPVG - Hampton Roads Executive Airport (22 nm E)
KASJ - Tri-County Airport (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2009:20
Sunrise05:5109:51
Sunset20:2100:21
Evening civil twilight20:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Jun-2020 14:13:33
Local (UTC-4)  02-Jun-2020 10:13:33
 
METAR
KFKN 021355Z AUTO 23006KT 10SM SCT100 20/15 A3017 RMK AO2 T01980150
KSFQ 
15nm E 
021355Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM CLR 22/15 A3018 RMK AO2 T02150154
KAKQ 
18nm N 
021354Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM SCT100 BKN110 19/14 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP212 T01890144
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
021000Z 0210/0316 19006KT 9999 SCT100 QNH3009INS BECMG 0216/0217 24012KT 9999 BKN075 QNH2991INS BECMG 0300/0301 24009KT 9999 FEW075 BKN080 QNH2988INS BECMG 0307/0308 23009KT 9999 SKC QNH2985INS BECMG 0313/0314 24010G15KT 9999 SKC QNH2983INS TX28/0220Z TN17/0210Z
KPHF 
32nm NE 
021120Z 0212/0312 24010KT P6SM BKN150 FM022300 22011KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250
KNGU 
33nm NE 
0207/0307 22010KT 9999 SKC QNH3013INS FM021700 24011G18KT 9999 SCT040 BKN120 QNH2987INS FM030000 22010KT 9999 SCT100 BKN250 QNH2983INS T14/0208Z T27/0219Z FN00223
KLFI 
34nm NE 
020900Z 0209/0315 22012KT 9999 FEW100 QNH3010INS BECMG 0215/0216 25012KT 9999 BKN120 QNH2998INS BECMG 0222/0223 22006KT 9999 SCT075 QNH2995INS TX27/0219Z TN15/0209Z
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