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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FKN
Lat/Long: 36-42-01.0670N 076-54-07.6880W
36-42.017783N 076-54.128133W
36.7002964,-76.9021356
(estimated)
Elevation: 40.3 ft. / 12.3 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 FT, HVY ACFT 1500 FT.
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)

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: 4977 x 100 ft. / 1517 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-41.953348N36-42.082180N
Longitude: 076-54.631108W076-53.625160W
Elevation: 33.3 ft.40.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 081 true270 magnetic, 261 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THR.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 28 ft. tree, 632 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear59 ft. tree, 1308 ft. from runway, 297 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear
4 FT HIGH FENCE 139 FT FM RWY END, 242 FT L 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: TREVELYN LINTON
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: 13
Single engine airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/week *
38% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
28% military
4% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2021

Additional Remarks

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

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 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (225KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (130KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (382KB)

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 at Henry Joyner Field (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2209:22
Sunrise05:5209:52
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight21:0001:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jun-2022 05:57:29
Local (UTC-4)  28-Jun-2022 01:57:29
 
METAR
KFKN 280555Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR BKN100 18/18 A3008 RMK AO2 60016 T01810179 10220 20181
KSFQ 
15nm E 
280555Z AUTO 35003KT 10SM SCT060 BKN080 OVC110 20/18 A3007 RMK AO2 P0001 60006 T01970176 10229 20193
KAKQ 
18nm N 
280554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN080 BKN095 19/18 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP182 6//// T01940178 10300 20194 51006 PNO $
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
280200Z 2802/2908 VRB06KT 8000 -SHRA FEW030 BKN050 OVC075 QNH3000INS BECMG 2804/2805 VRB06KT 6000 BR FEW055 BKN085 QNH3002INS BECMG 2813/2814 36010G15KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 2823/2824 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS TX24/2820Z TN16/2808Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2803 NEXT 2810
KPHF 
32nm NE 
280300Z 2803/2824 36005KT 4SM -SHRA BKN025 OVC090 TEMPO 2803/2804 2SM +RA BR FM280400 VRB04KT P6SM BKN090 FM281000 01010KT P6SM SCT250
KNGU 
33nm NE 
2723/2823 31010G18KT 9999 VCTS SCT020CB BKN150 QNH2998INS TEMPO 2823/2805 VRB15G25KT 4800 -TSRA BR SCT012 OVC020CB FM280500 33012KT 6000 SHRA BR BKN020 OVC100 QNH3003INS FM280900 01014G22KT 9999 FEW050 SCT150 QNH3007INS FM281500 04011G18KT 9999 FEW280 QNH3016INS T20/2810Z T26/2819Z FN20067
KLFI 
34nm NE 
280100Z 2801/2907 VRB06KT 9000 DZ OVC110 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2802/2806 32009KT 4800 SHRA BKN040 OVC060 BECMG 2806/2807 34015G20KT 9999 NSW SCT050 QNH3002INS BECMG 2809/2810 35015G25KT 9999 SCT060 QNH3010INS BECMG 2817/2818 01009KT 9999 FEW040 QNH3015INS TX25/2817Z TN21/2804Z
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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