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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
RED RIVER TOWER: 124.9 349.0 [OPR 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
GRAND FORKS APPROACH: 118.1 132.3 294.7 318.1 [OPR 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
GRAND FORKS DEPARTURE: 118.1 132.3 294.7 318.1 [OPR 1200-0530Z++; CLSD HOL.]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.15 360.7
ARR: 121.1 ;GRAND FORKS 126.6 ;RED RIVER
BASIC RADAR: 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
  • 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 --. ..-.

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
RWY: FIRST/LAST 1100 FT OF RWY 17/35 IS CONCRETE; MIDDLE 10150 FT OF RWY 17/35 IS ASPHALT.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, 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.
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.
AFTER HRS REQ MUST HAVE APVL OF RW/CV.
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.
RSTD: BASH PHASE II, SEP-NOV, MAR-MAY.
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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (133KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35   download (135KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (73KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (63KB)
TACAN RWY 17   download (108KB)
TACAN RWY 35   download (130KB)

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 20-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4411:44
Sunrise07:1512:15
Sunset19:3100:31
Evening civil twilight20:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2021 06:41:33
Local (UTC-5)  20-Sep-2021 01:41:33
 
METAR
KRDR 200556Z AUTO 36009KT 10SM OVC075 19/06 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP037 T01850063 10222 20185 403060185 52022 $
KGFK 
9nm E 
200553Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM BKN080 OVC095 18/06 A2963 RMK AO2 SLP032 T01830056 10228 20178 402830178 51026
TAF
KRDR 200200Z 2002/2108 30006KT 9999 BKN140 BKN190 QNH2958INS BECMG 2003/2004 34012KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC050 QNH2958INS TEMPO 2004/2010 VCTS BKN015CB BECMG 2013/2014 31012G18KT 9999 NSW BKN025 OVC070 620809 QNH2975INS BECMG 2021/2022 31006KT 9999 SCT045 BKN060 QNH2980INS TX21/2023Z TN13/2012Z
KGFK 
9nm E 
200520Z 2006/2106 32011G19KT P6SM VCTS OVC060CB FM200800 35010G19KT 5SM -TSRA BKN035CB FM201200 34012G20KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM201500 34015G24KT P6SM BKN012 FM201800 34015G23KT P6SM BKN040 FM202300 32011KT P6SM SCT120
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