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KGFK Grand Forks International Airport
Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GFK
Lat/Long: 47-56-50.2000N / 097-10-25.6000W
47-56.836667N / 097-10.426667W
47.9472778 / -97.1737778
(estimated)
Elevation: 844.6 ft. / 257.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (1985)
From city: 5 miles NW of GRAND FORKS, ND
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 58203

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1963
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GRAND FORKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GFK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TPA 800 FT AGL FOR LIGHT ACFT & 1500 FT AGL FOR LARGE ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 27R & RY 17R - CTAF. WHEN TWR CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 17R/35L & MALSR RY 35L; MIRL RY 09L/27R - CTAF. VASI RY 27R, PAPI RY 9 L/R, 17L/R, 27L AND 35L/R OPR CONTINIOIUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: ARFF INDEX B SVC AVBL FOR SKED ACRS; INDEX B OR C PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS. CALL AMGR ON 701-795-6984.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.4
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.4
WX ASOS: PHONE 701-772-3486
GRAND FORKS GROUND: 124.575 [0600-2330]
GRAND FORKS TOWER: 118.4 350.35 120.55 [0600-2330]
GRAND FORKS APPROACH: 118.1
GRAND FORKS DEPARTURE: 118.1
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 135.725
BASIC RADAR SERVICE: 118.1
  • WX AVBL ON ATIS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY RDR (GRAND FORKS AFB, GRAND FORKS, ND) ATCT ON FREQ 118.1/318.1.
  • WHEN ATCT IS CLSD SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS MONITOR CTAF.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GFK at fieldGRAND FORKS VOR/DME114.3009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HISER357/6.134506EGF --. ..-.
CROOKSTON283/23.340003ECKN -.-. -.- -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 7351 x 150 ft. / 2241 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 35 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 270.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 47-57.554730N47-56.345733N
Longitude: 097-10.873495W097-10.874287W
Elevation: 843.0 ft.844.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 180 true354 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:7351 TODA:7351 ASDA:7351 LDA:7351TORA:7351 TODA:7351 ASDA:7351 LDA:7351
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.76 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 9L/27R

Dimensions: 4206 x 100 ft. / 1282 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 24 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 43.0
Double wheel: 55.0
Double tandem: 115.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9L  RUNWAY 27R
Latitude: 47-57.143563N47-57.143438N
Longitude: 097-11.095292W097-10.065622W
Elevation: 841.4 ft.842.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 084 magnetic, 090 true264 magnetic, 270 true
Declared distances: TORA:4206 TODA:4206 ASDA:4206 LDA:4206TORA:4206 TODA:4206 ASDA:4206 LDA:4206
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 3901 x 75 ft. / 1189 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 9 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 17L/35R AND TWY C NOT AVBL FOR SKEDD AIR CARRIER OPS WITH 10 OR MORE PSGR SEATS AND UNSKED AIR CARRIER OPS WITH MORE THAN 30+ PSGR SEATS.
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 47-57.080960N47-56.439403N
Longitude: 097-09.972690W097-09.973340W
Elevation: 841.9 ft.843.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 180 true354 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:3901 TODA:3901 ASDA:3901 LDA:3901TORA:3901 TODA:3901 ASDA:3901 LDA:3901
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, 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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 9R/27L

Dimensions: 3300 x 60 ft. / 1006 x 18 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 10 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 9R/27L NOT AVBL FOR SKEDD AIR CARRIER OPS WITH 10 OR MORE PSGR SEATS AND UNSKED AIR CARRIER OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
RUNWAY 9R  RUNWAY 27L
Latitude: 47-56.279572N47-56.279153N
Longitude: 097-10.175497W097-09.367718W
Elevation: 843.7 ft.843.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 084 magnetic, 090 true264 magnetic, 270 true
Declared distances: TORA:3300 TODA:3300 ASDA:3300 LDA:3300TORA:3300 TODA:3300 ASDA:3300 LDA:3300
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, 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)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H10

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H11

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H12

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H3

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H4

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H5

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H6

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H7

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H8

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H9

Dimensions: 60 x 60 ft. / 18 x 18 m
Surface: turf
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GRAND FORKS REG ARPT AUTH
2301 AIRPORT DRIVE
GRAND FORKS, ND 58203
Phone 701-795-6981
Manager: RYAN RIESINGER
2301 AIRPORT DR
GRAND FORKS, ND 58203
Phone 701-795-6981

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 131
Single engine airplanes: 101
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 9
    
Aircraft operations: avg 872/day *
64% local general aviation
31% air taxi
4% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

HVY STUDENT TRNG ACTVTY WI 15 MI OF ARPT.
TWY G & TWY U CLSD TO FIXED WING ACFT 12,500 LBS & OVER.
WESTERN MOST 100 FT OF TWY C1 IS AN EXTENSION OF THE BRAVO APRON & NOT VSBL FR THE TWR.
RYS 09R, 27L, 17L 35R &TWY 'C', TWY 'E' & TWY 'S' NOT AVBL FOR ACR WITH MORE THAN 30 PAX SEATS.
RWYS 09R, 27L, 17L AND 35R CLOSED WHEN TWR CLSD.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
LGTD ENTRANCE RD 1600' EAST OF RY 17R/35L.
CUSTOMS AVBL 24/7/365. YOU MUST SPEAK WITH AN OFFICER BEFORE ARRIVAL (USE PHONE OPTIONS) 701-772-3301 OR 701-772-6433.
PAEW 2330-0600.
HVY STUDENT HELICOPTER TRAINING AT ARPT BTN PARALLEL TWYS.-
(CONTACT NAME) ARPT OPERATIONS & FACILITY MANAGER.

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 RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (278KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09L   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27R   download (216KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (274KB)
LOC BC RWY 17R   download (294KB)
VOR RWY 17R   download (226KB)
VOR RWY 35L   download (244KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (55KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (156KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRDR - Grand Forks Air Force Base (9 nm W)
4V4 - Northwood Municipal Airport-Vince Field (21 nm SW)
KCKN - Crookston Municipal Airport-Kirkwood Field (23 nm E)
D37 - Warren Municipal Airport (24 nm NE)
KGAF - Hutson Field Airport (29 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4912:49
Sunrise07:2013:20
Sunset18:0400:04
Evening civil twilight18:3500:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Feb-2018 23:00:58
Local (UTC-6)  24-Feb-2018 17:00:58
 
METAR
KGFK 242253Z 17007KT 1SM R35L/P6000FT -SN BR VV017 M09/M11 A2978 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 2 SNB00 SLP105 P0002 T10891111
KRDR 
9nm W 
242256Z AUTO 16007KT 1 7/8SM -SN BR OVC019 M09/M12 A2977 RMK AO2 VIS 7/8 RWY35 SLP108 P0000 T10951116 $
TAF
KGFK 242219Z 2422/2518 16011KT 3SM -SN OVC035 TEMPO 2422/2424 3/4SM -SN BKN018 FM250000 17007KT 1SM -SN OVC012 FM250500 19005KT P6SM OVC015 FM251000 26006KT P6SM BKN070 FM251500 27010KT P6SM BKN025
KRDR 
9nm W 
242230Z 2422/2524 17010G15KT 3200 -SN OVC020 620209 QNH2966INS BECMG 2423/2424 17009KT 1600 -SN OVC010 620109 QNH2951INS BECMG 2504/2505 26009KT 9999 NSW SCT010 BKN030 620305 QNH2947INS BECMG 2515/2516 26012G18KT 9999 SCT030 QNH2952INS BECMG 2522/2523 26009KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2965INS TXM08/2422Z TNM13/2512Z
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