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F53 Franklin County Airport
Mount Vernon, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: F53
Lat/Long: 33-12-55.2000N / 095-14-14.0000W
33-12.920000N / 095-14.233333W
33.2153333 / -95.2372222
(estimated)
Elevation: 412.1 ft. / 125.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of MOUNT VERNON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 75457

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1987
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3 at OSA (16 nm SE): 119.775 (903-575-4027)
WX AWOS-3 at SLR (20 nm W): 118.35 (903-885-9605)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PRVDD BY FORT WORTH ARTCC ON FREQS 132.025/360.75 (CUMBY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SLRr078/15.4SULPHUR SPRINGS VOR/DME109.0008E
UIMr010/21.1QUITMAN VOR/DME114.0008E
PRXr145/22.3PARIS VOR/DME113.6007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
AMBASSADOR344/38.340407EABG .- -... --.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 3900 x 60 ft. / 1189 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 33-13.152683N33-12.686418N
Longitude: 095-14.496915W095-13.970002W
Elevation: 395.9 ft.412.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 130 magnetic, 136 true310 magnetic, 316 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. trees, 429 ft. from runway, 250 ft. right of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear55 ft. trees, 1575 ft. from runway, 90 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY
200 N. KAUFMAN
MOUNT VERNON, TX 75457
Phone 903-537-2342
Manager: JENNIFER JORDAN
PO BOX 1286
MOUNT VERNON, TX 75457
Phone (903) 348-0991
ARPT BOARD MEMBER/AIRPORT MANAGER.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 12
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 20/day *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 22 July 2016

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (176KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (176KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KOSA - Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (16 nm SE)
F51 - Winnsboro Municipal Airport (17 nm S)
KSLR - Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport (20 nm W)
KPRX - Cox Field Airport (27 nm NW)
KJDD - Wood County Airport (31 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2912:29
Sunrise06:5612:56
Sunset17:1723:17
Evening civil twilight17:4323:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 18:27:00
Local (UTC-6)  18-Nov-2017 12:27:00
 
METAR
KOSA 
16nm SE 
181815Z AUTO 31020G24KT 10SM CLR 20/09 A2990 RMK AO1 T02030092
KSLR 
20nm W 
181815Z AUTO 33018G27KT 10SM CLR 19/09 A2995 RMK AO2 T01890085
KPRX 
26nm NW 
181756Z AUTO 32024G30KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 32030/1756 SLP137 T01830083 10233 20167 51057
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