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KFKN Franklin Municipal-John Beverly Rose Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: FKN
Lat/Long: 36-42-01.1000N / 076-54-07.7000W
36-42.018333N / 076-54.128333W
36.7003056 / -76.9021389
(estimated)
Elevation: 39.9 ft. / 12.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1985)
From city: 2 miles NE of FRANKLIN, VA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 23851

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1937
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FKN (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA LGT ACFT 800', HVY ACFT 1500'.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL 09/27 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 124.675 (757-562-8765)
NORFOLK APPROACH: 127.9
NORFOLK DEPARTURE: 127.9
WX AWOS-3 at SFQ (15 nm E): 119.375 (757-934-3942)
WX ASOS at AKQ (18 nm N): 128.325 (757-899-2300)
  • FRANKLIN RCO 122.1R 110.6T (LEESBURG RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FKNr108/5.4FRANKLIN VORTAC110.6009W
CVIr005/19.7COFIELD VORTAC114.6009W
ORFr258/35.6NORFOLK VORTAC116.9007W
HPWr171/39.1HOPEWELL VORTAC112.0006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WAKEFIELD175/17.627411WAKQ .- -.- --.-
WOODVILLE322/39.225410WLLW .-.. .-.. .--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4976 x 100 ft. / 1517 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-41.953345N36-42.082078N
Longitude: 076-54.631248W076-53.625407W
Elevation: 32.7 ft.39.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 081 true270 magnetic, 261 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, 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)
RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 21 ft. brush, 320 ft. from runway, 262 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear13 ft. brush, 315 ft. from runway, 264 ft. right of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
4 FT HIGH FENCE 139 FT FM RY END, 242 FT LEFT ON APCH.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FRANKLIN
P O BOX 179
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
Phone 757-562-8561
Manager: JIMMY GRAY
32470 JOHN BEVERLY ROSE DR
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
Phone 757-562-8764
CTC 757-562-8575 FOR AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 20
Single engine airplanes: 19
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 107/week *
40% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
29% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT
PSBL TFC FM THE SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HELIPAD 2 NM W OF ARPT.
DRAINAGE DITCHES NEXT TO RY & TWYS.
FOR CD CTC NORFOLK APCH AT 757-464-0757.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (241KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (22KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (215KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSFQ - Suffolk Executive Airport (15 nm E)
KAKQ - Wakefield Municipal Airport (18 nm N)
KPVG - Hampton Roads Executive Airport (22 nm E)
KASJ - Tri-County Airport (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2509:25
Sunrise05:5409:54
Sunset20:1500:15
Evening civil twilight20:4400:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2019 22:26:00
Local (UTC-4)  25-May-2019 18:26:00
 
METAR
KFKN 252155Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM CLR 31/17 A3008 RMK AO2 T03080167
KSFQ 
15nm E 
252155Z AUTO 12008KT 10SM CLR 29/19 A3010 RMK AO2 T02870190
KAKQ 
18nm N 
252154Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 31/17 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T03110172
TAF
KPHF 
32nm NE 
251730Z 2518/2618 10008KT P6SM SKC FM260200 18008KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 FM260600 20007KT P6SM SCT060 FM261000 23007KT P6SM SCT020 FM261500 26007KT P6SM SCT040
KNGU 
33nm NE 
2515/2615 10011KT 9999 FEW035 BKN050 BKN250 QNH3004INS BECMG 2522/2600 17015KT 9999 FEW030 BKN050 BKN250 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2604/2610 18015KT 9999 VCTS SCT030CB BKN050 BKN250 BECMG 2611/2613 22010KT 9999 FEW030 SCT050 BKN250 QNH2999INS T24/2520Z T21/2611Z FN00210
KLFI 
34nm NE 
250100Z 2501/2607 08009KT 9999 FEW200 QNH3006INS BECMG 2511/2512 09009KT 9999 FEW030 QNH3018INS BECMG 2600/2601 15009KT 9999 SKC QNH2993INS TX23/2501Z TN18/2508Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2501 NEXT 2809
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, ...

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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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