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1A5 Macon County Airport
Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: 25
Single engine airplanes: 20
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 between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (306KB)
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 23-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1312:13
Sunrise07:4012:40
Sunset17:5222:52
Evening civil twilight18:1923:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Jan-2018 04:52:49
Local (UTC-5)  23-Jan-2018 23:52:49
 
METAR
K1A5 240435Z AUTO 32008KT 290V350 10SM BKN033 03/M03 A3011 RMK AO2 T00321032
K24A 
12nm NE 
240350Z AUTO 31008KT 290V350 10SM SCT028 01/M04 A3007 RMK AO2 T00111041
TAF
KTYS 
45nm NW 
240005Z 2400/2424 27010KT P6SM OVC050 FM240200 28010KT P6SM OVC040 FM240900 30007KT P6SM BKN040 FM242000 27009KT P6SM SCT050
KAVL 
45nm E 
231736Z 2318/2418 35012G22KT P6SM FEW250 FM240300 34015G25KT P6SM SCT040 FM241100 34012KT P6SM SCT250 FM241600 34011G18KT P6SM SCT180
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Franklin Aviation 828-524-5529
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100LL Jet A
PS $4.50 $4.50 
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