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1A5 Macon County Airport
Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: 1A5
Lat/Long: 35-13-20.3239N 083-25-11.9878W
35-13.338732N 083-25.199797W
35.2223122,-83.4199966
(estimated)
Elevation: 2034 ft. / 620 m (estimated)
Variation: 05W (2010)
From city: 3 miles NW of FRANKLIN, NC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 28734

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: RALEIGH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RDU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-DUSK
AFLD SVC AVBL 0800-DUSK EXCLD HOL.
Pattern altitude: 2814 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 07/25 AND PAPIS RWY 07 AND RWY 25 ON DUSK - DAWN TO INCR INTS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ARPT BCN LCTD 3/4 MILE SE OF ARPT. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 118.225 (828-349-3156)
WX AWOS-3PT at 24A (12 nm NE): 118.9 (828-631-3389)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ATLANTA ARTCC ON FREQS 134.8/379.95 (MT. OGELTHROPE RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HRSr055/29.5HARRIS VORTAC109.8000E
ODFr349/32.2FOOTHILLS VOR/DME113.4000E
SOTr212/38.5SNOWBIRD VORTAC108.8004W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 5000 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 35-13.188098N35-13.489365N
Longitude: 083-25.667382W083-24.732212W
Elevation: 2033.4 ft.2009.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 074 magnetic, 069 true254 magnetic, 249 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI RY 7 OTS INDEFINITELY.
2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI RY 25 OTS INDEFINITELY.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 100 ft. trees, 1693 ft. from runway, 127 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear
6 FT HILL 0-200 FT FM END OF THLD OFFSET 100 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
15 ft. brush, 214 ft. from runway, 27 ft. left of centerline
8 FT FENCE 159 FT FM END OF THLD OFFSET 134 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN AND 10 FT BRUSH 80-125 FT FM END OF THLD OFFSET 130 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MACON COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY
1241 AIRPORT ROAD
FRANKLIN, NC 28734
Phone 828-524-7121
Manager: DAVID PHILLIPS
1241 AIRPORT ROAD
FRANKLIN, NC 28734-1513
Phone 828-524-5529

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 27
Single engine airplanes: 23
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 37/day *
59% transient general aviation
35% local general aviation
4% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 May 2017

Additional Remarks

FOR CD CTC ATLANTA ARTCC AT 770-210-7692.
RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.
RWY 25 HAS A 15 FT DROP OFF 350 FT FM THR L & R.

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)-A   download (304KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (23KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (141KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

24A - Jackson County Airport (12 nm NE)
KRHP - Western Carolina Regional Airport (22 nm W)
KDZJ - Blairsville Airport (36 nm SW)
KTOC - Toccoa Airport-RG Letourneau Field (38 nm S)
KGKT - Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 31-Mar-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5610:56
Sunrise07:2111:21
Sunset19:5423:54
Evening civil twilight20:1900:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  31-Mar-2020 14:23:01
Local (UTC-4)  31-Mar-2020 10:23:01
 
METAR
K1A5 311355Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -RA OVC070 09/08 A2986 RMK AO2 T00930075
K24A 
12nm NE 
311355Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM -RA BKN060 OVC075 07/06 A2983 RMK AO2 P0001 T00740063
TAF
KTYS 
45nm NW 
311131Z 3112/0112 02007KT P6SM -RA OVC060 FM311600 02011KT 4SM RA BR SCT020 OVC040 FM311800 03010KT P6SM -RA SCT007 OVC015 FM010000 34009KT P6SM VCSH SCT008 OVC017 FM010500 32006KT P6SM BKN020
KAVL 
45nm E 
311128Z 3112/0112 01005KT P6SM -RA OVC070 FM311500 06005KT P6SM -SHRA BKN025 OVC050 FM311900 06005KT 4SM -SHRA SCT007 OVC015 FM010100 36010G18KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC010 FM010500 34009G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN025 FM010900 34014G23KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Macon Air, LLC
UNICOM 123.05
828-524-5529
[web site]
[email]
Located four miles from downtown Franklin, NC, and within a 30/45min. drive to Highlands and Cashiers, NC, Dillsboro and Clayton, GA. Convenient to Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Appalachian Trail. 8:00 a.m. to dusk; after-hours service available upon request. Aircraft maintenance and annuals. Single-point refueling.

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