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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 27R & RWY 17R - CTAF. WHEN TWR CLSD ACTVT HIRL RWY 17R/35L & MALSR RWY 35L; MIRL RWY 09L/27R - CTAF. PAPI RWY 27R, PAPI RWY 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.
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.
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: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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)
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: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good 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: 189
Single engine airplanes: 157
Multi engine airplanes: 20
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 1009/day *
67% local general aviation
30% air taxi
3% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

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.
ALPHA APRON BTN TWY A3 & TWY A4 RSTRD TO ACFT MAX. WT 60,000 LBS. OR MAX. ACN 24.
FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (331KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09L   download (279KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (280KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27R   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (273KB)
LOC BC RWY 17R   download (321KB)
VOR RWY 17R   download (270KB)
VOR RWY 35L   download (281KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (157KB)
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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Photo taken 27-Jul-2016
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3910:39
Sunrise06:1411:14
Sunset20:5501:55
Evening civil twilight21:3002:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Aug-2020 17:49:32
Local (UTC-5)  06-Aug-2020 12:49:32
 
METAR
KGFK 061653Z 15010KT 10SM FEW025 24/16 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP144 T02390156
KRDR 
9nm W 
061656Z AUTO 20006KT 10SM FEW025 24/19 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP149 T02350188 $
TAF
KGFK 061122Z 0612/0712 VRB04KT P6SM FEW180 FM061800 16008KT P6SM SKC
KRDR 
9nm W 
061000Z 0610/0716 18005KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS BECMG 0612/0613 18005KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2990INS BECMG 0710/0711 15006KT 8000 BR SCT050 QNH2983INS BECMG 0715/0716 15009KT 9999 NSW BKN007 QNH2981INS TX27/0621Z TN15/0611Z
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