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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

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', 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)

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: 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)
RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. brush, 307 ft. from runway, 264 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear85 ft. tree, 1802 ft. from runway, 474 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 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: 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: 17
Single engine airplanes: 15
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/week *
40% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
29% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

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.
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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (236KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (226KB)
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 (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5910:59
Sunrise07:2511:25
Sunset18:1822:18
Evening civil twilight18:4522:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Oct-2020 19:34:49
Local (UTC-4)  24-Oct-2020 15:34:49
 
METAR
KFKN 241915Z AUTO 26004KT 10SM CLR 28/17 A2991 RMK AO2 T02790173
KSFQ 
15nm E 
241915Z AUTO 27006KT 10SM CLR 29/18 A2991 RMK AO2 T02890181
KAKQ 
18nm N 
241854Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM CLR 28/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02830178
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
240200Z 2402/2508 VRB06KT 9999 FEW200 QNH3005INS BECMG 2404/2405 VRB06KT 4800 BR SCT010 QNH3002INS BECMG 2411/2412 VRB06KT 6000 BR FEW015 QNH3000INS BECMG 2413/2414 23009KT 9999 NSW FEW030 QNH2999INS BECMG 2420/2421 26010KT 4800 -SHRA BKN010 OVC020 QNH2989INS TX24/2418Z TN16/2407Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2403 NEXT 2610
KPHF 
32nm NE 
241740Z 2418/2518 23009KT P6SM SKC FM242200 33005KT P6SM VCSH SCT100 FM250100 04008KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 OVC050 FM250600 02011KT P6SM -RADZ SCT006 OVC015 FM251400 04011KT P6SM -RADZ OVC006
KNGU 
33nm NE 
2415/2515 24007KT 9999 SCT015 SCT100 QNH2986INS FM242300 03013KT 9999 VCSH SCT015 BKN100 QNH2992INS FM250700 03017G24KT 9999 VCTS BKN015CB OVC040 QNH2998INS TEMPO 2508/2513 VRB20G30KT 4800 TSRA BKN008CB OVC025 T26/2420Z T16/2512Z FN00205
KLFI 
34nm NE 
240300Z 2403/2507 VRB06KT 9999 FEW015 SCT200 QNH3000INS BECMG 2405/2406 21006KT 3200 BR FEW010 BKN020 QNH2997INS BECMG 2413/2414 25006KT 9999 NSW SCT010 BKN180 QNH2995INS BECMG 2421/2422 VRB06KT 4800 -SHRA BKN030 QNH2987INS BECMG 2505/2506 02012G18KT 8000 -SHRA BKN005 OVC015 QNH2999INS TX25/2420Z TN16/2409Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2403 NEXT 2609
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
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 Services / Description 
 
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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