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KRDR Grand Forks Air Force Base
Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: RDR
Lat/Long: 47-57-40.6100N / 097-24-02.9200W
47-57.676833N / 097-24.048667W
47.9612806 / -97.4008111
(estimated)
Elevation: 911.3 ft. / 278 m (estimated)
Variation: 06E (1995)
From city: 13 miles W of GRAND FORKS, ND
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 58204

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: GRAND FORKS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: GFK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 2411.3 ft. MSL
HVY, LRG, AND HI PER ACFT: OVHD 2500 FT MSL; RECTANGULAR 2000 FT MSL; LGT ACFT AND HEL 1500 FT MSL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

RED RIVER GROUND: 119.15 275.8 [OPR H24 FM 1200Z++MON THRU 0530Z++SAT; SAT AND SUN 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
RED RIVER TOWER: 124.9 349.0 [OPR H24 FM 1200Z++MON THRU 0530Z++SAT; SAT AND SUN 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
GRAND FORKS APPROACH: 118.1 132.3 294.7 318.1 [OPR H24 FM 1200Z++MON THRU 0530Z++SAT; SAT AND SUN 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
GRAND FORKS DEPARTURE: 118.1 132.3 294.7 318.1 [OPR H24 FM 1200Z++MON THRU 0530Z++SAT; SAT AND SUN 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.15 360.7
ARR: 121.1 GRAND FORKS 126.6 RED RIVER
BASIC RADAR: 118.1 318.1
COMD POST: 311.0 321.0
D-ATIS: 273.45
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 343.5
PTD: 372.2
WX ASOS at GFK (9 nm E): PHONE 701-772-3486
  • CLNC DEL FREQ 118.15 FOR CROOKSTON MUNI KIRKWOOD FLD OTS INDEFLY.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC (ZMP) ON FREQ 132.15/269.6 (GRAND FORKS RCAG) WHEN GRAND FORKS (RDR) APCH CTL CLSD.
  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) DIGITAL-ATIS, DATA LINK ENABLED.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GFKr264/8.7GRAND FORKS VOR/DME114.3009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HISER302/11.234506EGF --. ..-.
CROOKSTON280/32.440003ECKN -.-. -.- -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-B+
Oil available: OIL AVBL IN PACKAGE PRODUCT ONLY, HAND TRANSFER RQR.
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 12351 x 150 ft. / 3765 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 125/R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 47-58.692480N47-56.661075N
Longitude: 097-24.048745W097-24.048813W
Elevation: 896.2 ft.911.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 180 true354 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: precision, in poor conditionprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.60 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.60 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
GRAND FORKS AFB
GRAND FORKS, ND 58201
Phone 701-747-4409
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
GRAND FORKS AFB
GRAND FORKS, ND 58201
Phone 701-747-4409

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 82/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

JASU: (AM32A-86) (AM32-95)
CAUTION: UNCTL VEH TFC ON TWY AND RAMPS.
RSTD: ALL INBD PAX/CARGO ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. ACFT WITH DGR MATERIALS CTC PTD 30 MIN PRIOR TO ETA.
FUEL: J8
OIL: OIL AVBL IN PACKAGE PRODUCT ONLY, HAND TRANSFER RQR. O-133-148
MISC: ACFT WITH VHF RDO EQPT ONLY MAY CTC AM OPS THRU ATC. NO HGR SPACE. ALL ACFT WITH DV ON BOARD CTC COMD POST 60 NM PRIOR LDG.
TRAN AIRCREWS WHO RON, CTC WARRIOR INN DSN 362-7200 PRIOR TO ARR.
MISC: FIRST/LAST 1100 FT OF RY 17/35 IS CONCRETE. MIDDLE 10150 FT OF RY 17/35 IS ASPHALT.
RSTD: ALL ACR OPS EXCP CIV ACRS ARE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS AND POTENTIAL DELAYS DUR BASH PHASE II, SEP THRU NOV, APR THRU JUN AND OTHER TIMES AS DETERMINED BY THE CURRENT BIRD WATCH CONDITION (BWC).
CAUTION: UAV OPS WITHIN 11 DME HALF CIRCLE RDR R-180 THRU RDR R-360 W OF GRAND FORKS AFB, SFC TO FL 180.UAV OPS ENTIRE CLASS D AIRSPACE.
SERVICE: TRAN ALERT: OPR 1300-0100Z++ MON-FRI, 1400-2200Z++ SAT AND SUN. NO NML OPS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FED HOL.
RSTD: BWC MODERATE PROS ARE IN EFFECT DURING THE PHASE II BASH WINDOWS (1 HR PRIOR TO 1 HR AFTER SUNRISE AND 1 HR PRIOR TO 1 HR AFTER SUNSET).
RSTD: ARPT ACFT CTC TWR OR AFLD OPS FOR THE CURRENT BWC & THE ARW/CV THRU COMD POST (NORDICNTL 311.0)
AFTER HRS REQ MUST HAVE APVL OF ARW/CV.
REMARKS: SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT INFO.
RSTD: PPR ALL TRAN ACFT, CONTACT AM OPS DSN 362-4409, C701-747-4409 FAX EXTN 4217.
RSTD: LTD CLASSIFIED STOR FOR TRAN AIRCREWS.
PMSV METRO: WX SUPPORT UNAVBL MON-FRI 0500Z-1300Z++, AND SAT, SUN, AND HOL.
MISC: WX SVC AVBL H24 AT DSN 362-4396, C701-747-4396. AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC. CTC 15 OWS SCOTT AFB DSN 576-9755, C 618-256-9755 DUR WX FLT CLOSURE OR EVAC. BLDG OBSTN MAY IMPACT PREVAILING VIS 010--220-.
MISC: RWY COND CODE & FICON NOT RPT.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 17-35: ST175, SBTT620, TT470, SWL65 & PSI650.

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (111KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (115KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (50KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (78KB)
TACAN RWY 17   download (85KB)
TACAN RWY 35   download (107KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGFK - Grand Forks International Airport (9 nm E)
4V4 - Northwood Municipal Airport-Vince Field (16 nm SW)
KGAF - Hutson Field Airport (27 nm N)
D37 - Warren Municipal Airport (31 nm NE)
KCKN - Crookston Municipal Airport Kirkwood Field (32 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0213:02
Sunrise07:3413:34
Sunset17:5423:54
Evening civil twilight18:2600:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Feb-2019 17:06:18
Local (UTC-6)  17-Feb-2019 11:06:18
 
METAR
KRDR 171656Z AUTO 01012KT 10SM OVC120 M16/M20 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP266 T11571198
KGFK 
9nm E 
171653Z 35013KT 10SM BKN120 M17/M21 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP260 T11721206 $
TAF
KRDR 162351Z 1623/1724 VRB06KT 9999 SCT020 OVC100 QNH3007INS BECMG 1623/1624 VRB06KT 9999 SCT010 OVC040 620402 QNH3006INS WND 03006KT AFT 1706 BECMG 1714/1715 36009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN100 QNH3012INS BECMG 1723/1724 36012G18KT 9999 SCT010 BKN020 QNH3022INS TXM11/1702Z TNM18/1708Z
KGFK 
9nm E 
171130Z 1712/1812 36010KT P6SM BKN100
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