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KFKN Franklin Municipal-John Beverly Rose Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: FKN
Lat/Long: 36-42-01.1000N / 076-54-07.7000W
36-42.018333N / 076-54.128333W
36.7003056 / -76.9021389
(estimated)
Elevation: 39.9 ft. / 12.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1985)
From city: 2 miles NE of FRANKLIN, VA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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)
  • FRANKLIN RCO 122.1R 110.6T (LEESBURG RADIO)

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: 4976 x 100 ft. / 1517 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-41.953345N36-42.082078N
Longitude: 076-54.631248W076-53.625407W
Elevation: 32.7 ft.39.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 081 true270 magnetic, 261 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)
RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 21 ft. brush, 320 ft. from runway, 262 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear13 ft. brush, 315 ft. from runway, 264 ft. right of centerline, 8:1 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: JIMMY GRAY
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: 20
Single engine airplanes: 19
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 107/week *
40% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
29% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

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 ORF APCH AT 757-464-0757.

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 3 January 2019 at 0901Z to 31 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (234KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (22KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (215KB)

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 17-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5211:52
Sunrise07:2012:20
Sunset17:1622:16
Evening civil twilight17:4422:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2019 00:41:06
Local (UTC-5)  17-Jan-2019 19:41:06
 
METAR
KFKN 180015Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM OVC090 05/00 A3022 RMK AO2 T00540000
KSFQ 
15nm E 
180015Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC090 06/00 A3024 RMK AO2 T00551001
KAKQ 
18nm N 
172354Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM OVC090 05/M01 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP233 T00501011 10083 20050 58008
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
171900Z 1719/1901 09006KT 9999 BKN040 QNH3021INS BECMG 1723/1724 10006KT 9999 FEW020 BKN080 QNH3013INS BECMG 1806/1807 20006KT 9999 BKN015 OVC020 QNH3005INS BECMG 1811/1812 22006KT 9999 OVC007 QNH3005INS BECMG 1817/1818 31006KT 9999 BKN010 QNH3006INS BECMG 1900/1901 09006KT 9999 BKN020 QNH3013INS TX10/1818Z TN03/1801Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1804 NEXT 1811
KPHF 
32nm NE 
171725Z 1718/1818 08007KT P6SM OVC045 FM172000 09005KT P6SM BKN050 FM180300 16006KT 6SM -RA OVC050 FM180600 18006KT 5SM BR OVC030 FM180900 21007KT P6SM OVC020
KNGU 
33nm NE 
1723/1823 10008KT 9999 VCSH FEW040 SCT060 OVC140 620509 QNH3008INS TEMPO 1723/1801 9000 -RA BKN035 OVC060 FM180700 VRB06KT 9999 FEW014 SCT030 OVC060 650608 QNH3000INS TEMPO 1813/1816 27008KT 8000 BR BKN008 OVC025 FM181800 02006KT 9999 FEW020 SCT050 600000 QNH2992INS T04/1812Z T13/1818Z FN20000
KLFI 
34nm NE 
171800Z 1718/1824 06008KT 9999 OVC030 610409 QNH3030INS BECMG 1808/1809 19007KT 9000 -RA BKN007 OVC010 QNH3028INS BECMG 1813/1814 25008KT 9999 NSW OVC015 610608 QNH3022INS BECMG 1818/1819 29009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN035 QNH3019INS TX07/1818Z TN04/1812Z
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, ...

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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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