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KFSO Franklin County State Airport
Highgate, Vermont, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FSO
Lat/Long: 44-56-25.0000N 073-05-50.9000W
44-56.416667N 073-05.848333W
44.9402778,-73.0974722
(estimated)
Elevation: 227.9 ft. / 69.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16W (1995)
From city: 3 miles W of HIGHGATE, VT
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 05488

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1970
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BURLINGTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BTV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: NOV-MAR M-F 0830-1700, APR-OCT M-F 0730-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT REIL RWYS 01 & 19; PAPI RWY 01; MIRL RWY 01/19 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.025 (802-868-9941)
BURLINGTON APPROACH: 121.1 [0530-0000]
BURLINGTON DEPARTURE: 121.1 [0530-0000]
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY BOSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 120.35/342.25 (BURLINGTON RCAG) WHEN BURLINGTON APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
YJNr169/21.2ST JEAN VOR/DME115.8016W
BTVr021/32.8BURLINGTON VOR/DME117.5015W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS SELF-SERVE. AFTER HRS SELF-SERVE FUEL KIOSK DOES NOT ACPT MASTERCARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 3001 x 60 ft. / 915 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 44-56.173935N44-56.659502N
Longitude: 073-05.783992W073-05.911120W
Elevation: 227.6 ft.227.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 005 magnetic, 349 true185 magnetic, 169 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
VGSI AND GLIDEPATH NOT COINCIDENT.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 93 ft. trees, 1771 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear27 ft. trees, 580 ft. from runway, 27 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: STATE OF VERMONT
219 NORTH MAIN STREET
BARRE, VT 05641
Phone (802) 476-2690
Manager: CLIFF COY
BORDER AIR LTD, 629 AIRPORT RD.
SWANTON, VT 05488
Phone 802-868-2822

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 69
    
Aircraft operations: avg 135/week *
85% local general aviation
9% transient general aviation
6% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2019

Additional Remarks

RWY CONDS MAY NOT BE MNT OR RPRTD WHEN ARPT IS UNATNDD.
MIL EQPT MAY BE NEAR RWY.
TURF LDG AREA EAST SIDE OF RWY 01/19; NO SIMUL OPNS.
SEAGULLS INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD IF GCO UNA CTC BOSTON ARTCC AT 603-879-6859.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (261KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (209KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (26KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPBG - Plattsburgh International Airport (23 nm SW)
KBTV - Burlington International Airport (28 nm S)
KMVL - Morrisville-Stowe State Airport (32 nm SE)
KEFK - Northeast Kingdom International Airport (37 nm E)
KMPV - Edward F Knapp State Airport (50 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo of KFSO (Franklin County State Airport)
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Photo taken 19-Aug-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2609:26
Sunrise05:5709:57
Sunset19:4523:45
Evening civil twilight20:1600:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Apr-2021 15:12:57
Local (UTC-4)  22-Apr-2021 11:12:57
 
METAR
KFSO 221455Z AUTO 30008G18KT 250V350 3/4SM -SN BKN007 BKN016 OVC026 M02/M05 A2966 RMK AO2 T10191053
CWFQ 
13nm NE 
221400Z AUTO 29006G16KT M03/M06 RMK AO1 2PAST HR SOG 08 0001 SLP030 P0001 T10321063 50002
TAF
KPBG 
23nm SW 
221136Z 2212/2312 30008G18KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM221600 30013G23KT P6SM OVC040 FM221900 32014G27KT P6SM BKN060 FM222200 29016G24KT P6SM SCT100 FM230000 29009KT P6SM FEW120
KBTV 
29nm S 
221136Z 2212/2312 31016G22KT P6SM VCSH OVC035 FM221700 31015G23KT P6SM OVC040 FM222000 30015G25KT P6SM BKN060 FM222300 29014KT P6SM BKN070 FM230200 27010KT P6SM SCT070
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Border Air 802-868-2822
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, ...
 
U.S. Government AIR Card   Courtesy car  
 
More info about Border Air
independent
100LL Jet A
SS $5.10 $4.25 
 Updated 20-Apr-2021
 
   2 read write
SS=Self service
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