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KFKN Franklin Regional Airport
Franklin, Virginia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 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 -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)

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: 15
Helicopters: 2
    
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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (236KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (227KB)
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 23-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3110:31
Sunrise06:5710:57
Sunset19:0323:03
Evening civil twilight19:2923:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2021 01:05:42
Local (UTC-4)  23-Sep-2021 21:05:42
 
METAR
KFKN 240055Z AUTO 00000KT 2 1/2SM BR CLR 17/17 A2998 RMK AO2 T01690167
KSFQ 
15nm E 
240055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC050 19/18 A2998 RMK AO2 T01900183
KAKQ 
18nm N 
240054Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/16 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP148 T01780161
TAF
KFAF 
28nm NE 
231800Z 2318/2424 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA SCT010 BKN020 OVC025 QNH2983INS BECMG 2320/2321 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW030 SCT065 QNH2983INS TX23/2321Z TN13/2411Z
KPHF 
32nm NE 
232025Z 2320/2418 30006KT P6SM VCSH FEW006 BKN050 FM232300 34005KT P6SM BKN040 FM241400 02009KT P6SM SCT040
KNGU 
33nm NE 
2323/2423 VRB04KT 9999 VCSH BKN040 BKN060 QNH2989INS TEMPO 2323/2405 36006KT 8000 -SHRA BR SCT015 BKN030 OVC070 FM240500 36008KT 9999 FEW020 SCT040 BKN110 QNH2994INS FM241000 01012G18KT 9999 VCSH FEW025 SCT035 SCT120 QNH2998INS FM241800 02008KT 9999 FEW040 FEW280 QNH3001INS T18/2408Z T23/2419Z FN00062
KLFI 
34nm NE 
231800Z 2318/2423 28012KT 8000 -SHRA SCT008 OVC020 QNH2986INS BECMG 2319/2320 31006KT 9999 NSW BKN025 BKN055 BKN080 QNH2987INS BECMG 2404/2405 33012KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2998INS TX22/2322Z TN17/2411Z
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Franklin Municipal Airport 757-562-8764
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 Services / Description 
 
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Shelby Performance Aviation 757-516-8383
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