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KFKS Frankfort Dow Memorial Field
Frankfort, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FKS
Lat/Long: 44-37-30.7900N / 086-12-02.9100W
44-37.513167N / 086-12.048500W
44.6252194 / -86.2008083
(estimated)
Elevation: 634 ft. / 193.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 2 miles SE of FRANKFORT, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49635

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FKS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
ATNDNT ON CALL, 231-930-7174 MGR CELL OR 231-651-0751, ASST MGR CELL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33; REIL RY 33; PAPI RY 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ARPT BCN LOCATED ON HILL 1.25 MILES NW OF ARPT. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 118.325 (231-352-7573)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 132.9/338.3 (TRAVERSE CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MBLr011/21.4MANISTEE VOR/DME111.4005W
TVCr267/27.9TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF-SERVE W/ MAJOR CREDIT CARD
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4050 x 75 ft. / 1234 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 44-37.764933N44-37.259267N
Longitude: 086-12.355367W086-11.747300W
Elevation: 633.2 ft.606.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 139 true323 magnetic, 319 true
Displaced threshold: 1094 ft.111 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 20 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway, 230 ft. left of centerline
+20 FT RD.
57 ft. trees, 770 ft. from runway, 320 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 20:1 TO DSPLD THLD OVR 43 FT. TREE, 892 FT. DSTC, 126 FT. L

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: FRANKFORT CITY-CO ARPT AUTH
650 AIRPORT ROAD
FRANKFORT, MI 49635
Phone (231) 930-7174
UNATND ARPT OFC PH.-TRANSFERS TO MGR CELL PH.
Manager: DOUGLAS KIRK
650 AIRPORT ROAD
FRANKFORT, MI 49635
Phone (231) 930-7174

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 10
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RC MODEL ACFT OPER W OF RY.
ADMIN. BLDG ACCESS, DEPRESS 5-3-2-1.
RAMP FEE FOR COML ACFT.
HANG GLIDER ACTIVITY ALONG LAKE MICHIGAN LAKESHORE.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (179KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (188KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (172KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (17KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (122KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMBL - Manistee County-Blacker Airport (21 nm S)
KTVC - Cherry Capital Airport (27 nm E)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (40 nm SE)
KLDM - Mason County Airport (41 nm S)
7D3 - Baldwin Municipal Airport (48 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3809:38
Sunrise06:1310:13
Sunset21:1001:10
Evening civil twilight21:4501:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 11:25:44
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2018 07:25:44
 
METAR
KFKS 201055Z AUTO 02008KT 350V050 10SM OVC011 06/04 A3015 RMK AO2 T00570040
TAF
KMBL 
22nm S 
200947Z 2010/2106 35007KT P6SM BKN012 BKN040 TEMPO 2011/2014 SCT012 OVC040 FM201400 04005KT P6SM BKN150 FM201800 01007KT P6SM SCT150 FM202300 01007KT P6SM FEW200
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Frankfort Dow Memorial Field 231-352-9118
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100LL
SS $4.69 
 Updated 10-May-2018
 
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SS=Self service
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