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1A5 Macon County Airport
Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

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
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 VORTAC113.4000E
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
Gradient: W.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 35-13.188098N35-13.489365N
Longitude: 083-25.667382W083-24.732212W
Elevation: 2033.4 ft.2009.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.5% UP
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: NEIL HOPPE
1241 AIRPORT ROAD
FRANKLIN, NC 28734-1513
Phone 828-524-5529

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 21
Multi engine airplanes: 3
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

RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN ALL QUADRANTS.
RY 25 HAS A 15 FT DROP OFF 350 FT FM THLD L & R.
ARPT PHONE 828-524-5529.
RMK: AFLD SVC AVBL 0800-DUSK EXCLD HOL.
MISC: IACH HELIPAD LGT PILOT ACTIVATED.
MISC- ALL WX FCST, OBSN, PMSV BRIEFINGS AND SUPPORT 0800-DUSK EXC HOL. WX OBSN SUPPORT 0800-DUSK EXC HOL.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -17C

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 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 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 22-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5709:57
Sunrise06:2610:26
Sunset20:3500:35
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-May-2018 14:08:24
Local (UTC-4)  22-May-2018 10:08:24
 
METAR
K1A5 221355Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM SCT022 SCT041 BKN110 23/17 A3019 RMK AO2 T02310166
TAF
KTYS 
45nm NW 
221121Z 2212/2312 VRB03KT P6SM FEW035 BKN080 FM221600 23004KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN060 FM222000 24006KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN050 FM230200 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC040
KAVL 
45nm E 
221138Z 2212/2312 VRB03KT 6SM BR BKN060 FM221500 19006KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB TEMPO 2217/2221 4SM TSRA OVC025CB FM230200 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM230500 19003KT 6SM BR BKN030 FM231000 VRB02KT 2SM BR BKN013
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Franklin Aviation 828-524-5529
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100LL Jet A
PS $5.08 $4.98 
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