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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 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: 1644.6 ft. MSL
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 C SVCS AVBL WITH 24 HR PPR. CALL AMGR AT 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: 118.1
  • WX AVBL ON ATIS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC (ZMP) ON FREQ 132.15/269.6 (GRAND FORKS RCAG) WHEN GRAND FORKS (RDR) APCH CTL CLSD.
  • 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
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 good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 10 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
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: 102
Multi engine airplanes: 19
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 909/day *
64% local general aviation
32% air taxi
4% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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.
RWYS 09R, 27L, 17L, 35R & TWY C, TWY E & TWY S NOT AVBL FOR UNSKED ACR WITH MORE THAN 30+ PAX SEATS.
RWYS 09R, 27L, 17L AND 35R CLOSED WHEN TWR CLSD.
RWY 09R, 27L, 17L, 35R AND TWY C NOT AVBL FOR SKEDD AIR CARRIER OPS WITH 10 OR MORE PAX SEATS.
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 LOCAL
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 from 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (275KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09L   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (230KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27R   download (214KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (273KB)
LOC BC RWY 17R   download (292KB)
VOR RWY 17R   download (228KB)
VOR RWY 35L   download (245KB)
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 14-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:3613:36
Sunrise08:1214:12
Sunset16:3522:35
Evening civil twilight17:1123:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Dec-2018 16:09:12
Local (UTC-6)  14-Dec-2018 10:09:12
 
METAR
KGFK 141553Z 18004KT 10SM SCT250 M03/M07 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP192 T10331067
KRDR 
9nm W 
141556Z 30006KT 10SM SCT250 02/M04 A3004 RMK AO2A SLP188 T00151040 $
TAF
KGFK 141122Z 1412/1512 24007KT P6SM SKC FM142100 19007KT P6SM FEW250
KRDR 
9nm W 
141123Z 1411/1516 27012KT 9999 SKC QNH2985INS BECMG 1417/1418 22009KT 9999 SKC QNH2982INS TX05/1420Z TNM06/1509Z
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