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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 30 DECEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FKN
Lat/Long: 36-42-01.0670N 076-54-07.6880W
36-42.017783N 076-54.128133W
36.7002964,-76.9021356
(estimated)
Elevation: 40.3 ft. / 12.3 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 FT, HVY ACFT 1500 FT.
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)

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: 4977 x 100 ft. / 1517 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-41.953348N36-42.082180N
Longitude: 076-54.631108W076-53.625160W
Elevation: 33.3 ft.40.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 090 magnetic, 081 true270 magnetic, 261 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THR.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 28 ft. tree, 632 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear59 ft. tree, 1308 ft. from runway, 297 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear
4 FT HIGH FENCE 139 FT FM RWY END, 242 FT L 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: TREVELYN LINTON
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: 13
Single engine airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 91/week *
38% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
28% military
4% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2021

Additional Remarks

DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT.
PSBL TFC FM THE SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HELIPAD 2 NM W OF ARPT.
DRAINAGE DITCHES NEXT TO RWY & TWYS.
FOR CD CTC NORFOLK APCH AT 757-464-0757.
ARPT FBO CLSD SAT AND SUN.

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 30 December 2021 at 0901Z to 27 January 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (226KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (130KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (382KB)

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 at Henry Joyner Field (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Jan-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4711:47
Sunrise07:1512:15
Sunset17:2522:25
Evening civil twilight17:5322:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Jan-2022 18:36:46
Local (UTC-5)  26-Jan-2022 13:36:46
 
METAR
KFKN 261815Z AUTO 36010KT 10SM OVC070 02/M10 A3034 RMK AO2 T00231105 TSNO
KSFQ 
15nm E 
261815Z AUTO 02004KT 10SM CLR 03/M08 A3034 RMK AO2 T00261083
KAKQ 
18nm N 
261754Z AUTO 35007KT 330V030 10SM CLR 03/M11 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP278 T00331106 10039 21006 58011
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
261100Z 2611/2717 01012G18KT 9999 BKN060 QNH3025INS BECMG 2615/2616 36012KT 9999 FEW080 QNH3030INS BECMG 2620/2621 02009KT 9999 SKC QNH3038INS TX02/2618Z TNM04/2709Z
KPHF 
32nm NE 
261720Z 2618/2718 01010G18KT P6SM BKN080 FM262000 01010KT P6SM SCT050 FM270000 02007KT P6SM SKC
KNGU 
33nm NE 
2615/2715 02016G28KT 9999 BKN060 QNH3032INS BECMG 2617/1619 36012G20KT 9999 FEW060 SCT200 QNH3031INS FM270800 04008KT 9999 SKC QNH3040INS T03/2618Z TM02/2711Z FN20002
KLFI 
34nm NE 
261800Z 2618/2724 36012G18KT 9999 FEW180 SCT240 QNH3034INS BECMG 2700/2701 04009KT 9999 SKC QNH3038INS TX01/2618Z TNM03/2710Z
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Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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