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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: 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)
RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. brush, 307 ft. from runway, 264 ft. right of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear85 ft. tree, 1802 ft. from runway, 474 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 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: 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: 17
Single engine airplanes: 14
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 79/week *
40% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
29% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

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 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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 **CHANGED**   download (213KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 **CHANGED**   download (204KB)
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 (27 nm SW)
KEMV - Emporia-Greensville Regional Airport (28 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 09-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1510:15
Sunrise06:4210:42
Sunset19:3623:36
Evening civil twilight20:0300:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Apr-2020 17:54:24
Local (UTC-4)  09-Apr-2020 13:54:24
 
METAR
KFKN 091735Z AUTO 27013G26KT 10SM SCT060 25/12 A2940 RMK AO2 T02500118
KSFQ 
15nm E 
091735Z AUTO 26020G31KT 10SM CLR 26/11 A2939 RMK AO2 T02600112
KAKQ 
18nm N 
091654Z AUTO 26019G30KT 10SM -RA CLR 24/11 A2940 RMK AO2 PK WND 27034/1626 RAB28 SLP956 P0000 T02440111
TAF
KPHF 
32nm NE 
091136Z 0912/1012 27012G19KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 FM091400 25013G22KT P6SM SCT080 FM091800 28020G30KT P6SM SCT060 FM100000 31012KT P6SM FEW080 FM100500 29011G18KT P6SM SCT080
KNGU 
33nm NE 
0915/1015 27016G27KT 9999 FEW090 FEW280 520009 QNH2936INS TEMPO 0916/0921 30020G33KT FM100000 29010G16KT 9999 SKC 510009 QNH2950INS FM100600 30017G25KT 9999 FEW280 520109 521009 QNH2956INS FM101200 33015G27KT 9999 FEW070 FEW300 520109 521009 QNH2972INS T27/0919Z T08/1010Z FN20000
KLFI 
34nm NE 
091530Z 0915/1015 23015G25KT 9999 FEW070 QNH2940INS BECMG 0916/0917 21015G25KT 9999 SCT090 QNH2945INS BECMG 1000/1001 32012G18KT 9999 SCT080 QNH2949INS BECMG 1012/1013 33015G25KT 9999 BKN050 QNH2955INS TX22/0919Z TN10/1006Z
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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