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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 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)
  • FRANKLIN RCO 122.1R 110.6T (LEESBURG RADIO)

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: 14
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
    
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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (213KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (204KB)
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-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2610:26
Sunrise06:5210:52
Sunset19:3023:30
Evening civil twilight19:5623:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Apr-2020 12:03:00
Local (UTC-4)  02-Apr-2020 08:03:00
 
METAR
KFKN 021155Z AUTO 31004KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A2998 RMK AO2 T00690024 10080 20051
KSFQ 
15nm E 
021155Z AUTO 32004KT 10SM CLR 08/03 A2996 RMK AO2 70001 T00800028 10081 20065
KAKQ 
18nm N 
021154Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 08/01 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP151 T00780006 10083 20050 53022
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
011200Z 0112/0218 01012G18KT 8000 -RA OVC010 QNH2970INS BECMG 0113/0114 01015G25KT 9999 NSW OVC015 QNH2970INS BECMG 0116/0117 36015G25KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2975INS BECMG 0119/0120 35015G25KT 9999 SCT050 QNH2976INS BECMG 0123/0124 VRB06KT 9999 SCT050 QNH2978INS BECMG 0213/0214 33012G18KT 9999 FEW050 FEW200 QNH2985INS TX12/0120Z TN05/0112Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0121 NEXT 0212
KPHF 
32nm NE 
021158Z 0212/0312 35004KT P6SM SKC FM021300 31014G22KT P6SM SKC FM022300 32010G18KT P6SM SKC
KNGU 
33nm NE 
0209/0307 33015G25KT 9999 FEW040 SCT280 QNH2986INS TEMPO 0209/0215 32014G24KT FM021500 31015G25KT 9999 FEW050 FEW280 520009 520909 QNH2980INS TEMPO 0215/0221 30018G28KT T10/0210Z T17/0220Z AMD 0909 FN00062
KLFI 
34nm NE 
021145Z 0211/0315 31010KT 9999 SKC QNH2987INS BECMG 0212/0213 31015G25KT 9999 FEW040 510009 QNH2983INS BECMG 0221/0222 31012KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2980INS BECMG 0312/0313 31020G30KT 9999 BKN035 520009 QNH2984INS TX17/0220Z TN08/0211Z
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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