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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (130KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (382KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSFQ - SuffolkExecutive Airport (15 nm E)
KAKQ - Wakefield Municipal Airport (18 nm N)
KPVG - Hampton RoadsExecutive Airport (22 nm E)
KASJ - Tri-County Airport at Henry Joyner Field (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0811:08
Sunrise06:3411:34
Sunset18:0423:04
Evening civil twilight18:3023:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Mar-2021 17:37:40
Local (UTC-5)  05-Mar-2021 12:37:40
 
METAR
KFKN 051655Z AUTO 34009G15KT 10SM CLR 06/M14 A3010 RMK AO2 T00611141
KSFQ 
15nm E 
051655Z AUTO 32007G16KT 290V360 10SM CLR 06/M14 A3009 RMK AO2 T00611138
KAKQ 
18nm N 
051654Z AUTO 02008KT 350V060 10SM CLR 06/M14 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP193 T00611139
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
051100Z 0511/0617 34012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3005INS BECMG 0522/0523 32009KT 9999 SKC QNH3007INS BECMG 0614/0615 33012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS TX08/0520Z TN00/0511Z
KPHF 
32nm NE 
051311Z 0513/0612 33013G22KT P6SM SKC FM052300 31006KT P6SM SKC FM060600 31004KT P6SM SCT250
KNGU 
33nm NE 
0509/0607 35015G25KT 9999 FEW280 QNH3000INS TEMPO 0509/0515 34013G22KT FM051500 32012G18KT 9999 FEW260 QNH3002INS FM052300 VRB06KT 9999 FEW260 QNH3006INS T01/0512Z T07/0520Z AMD 0930 FN00062
KLFI 
34nm NE 
051000Z 0510/0616 33015G25KT 9999 SKC 510005 QNH3000INS BECMG 0516/0517 34012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3004INS BECMG 0600/0601 29009KT 9999 SKC QNH3004INS BECMG 0615/0616 31012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS TX06/0520Z TNM01/0511Z
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Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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