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KFKS Frankfort Dow Memorial Field
Frankfort, Michigan, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FKS
Lat/Long: 44-37-30.7260N 086-12-03.0790W
44-37.512100N 086-12.051317W
44.6252017,-86.2008553
(estimated)
Elevation: 633.2 ft. / 193.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (1985)
From city: 2 miles SE of FRANKFORT, MI
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 49635

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: LANSING FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FKS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
ON CALL ATTENDANT 231-352-9118.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 33; PAPI RWY 33; MIRL RWY 15/33 - CTAF (3 MIKE CLICKS TURNS OFF).
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ARPT BCN LOCATED ON HILL 1.25 MILES NW OF ARPT. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3P: 118.325 (231-352-7573)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC ON FREQS 132.9/338.3 (TRAVERSE CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TVCr267/27.9TRAVERSE CITY VOR/DME114.6002W

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL:AVBL SELF SER VIA CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 4050 x 75 ft. / 1234 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 44-37.764933N44-37.259267N
Longitude: 086-12.355367W086-11.747300W
Elevation: 633.2 ft.606.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 139 true323 magnetic, 319 true
Displaced threshold: 1094 ft.111 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 20 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway, 230 ft. left of centerline
+20 FT ROAD.
56 ft. tree, 636 ft. from runway, 328 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 18:1 TO DTHR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: FRANKFORT CITY-CO ARPT AUTH
650 AIRPORT RD
FRANKFORT, MI 49635-9785
Phone 231-651-0751
Manager: RICHARD BAYER
650 AIRPORT RD
FRANKFORT, MI 49635-9785
Phone 231-651-0751

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 19
Single engine airplanes: 17
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

UAS OPR WEST OF RWY 15/33.
ADMIN BLDG ACES, PRESS 5-3-2-1.
RAMP FEE FOR COML ACFT.
HANG GLIDER ACTIVITY ALONG LAKE MICHIGAN LAKESHORE.
FOR CD CTC MINNEAPOLIS ARTCC AT 651-463-5588.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (210KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (136KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (337KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMBL - Manistee County/Blacker Airport (21 nm S)
KTVC - Cherry Capital Airport (27 nm E)
KCAD - Wexford County Airport (40 nm SE)
KLDM - Mason County Airport (41 nm S)
7D3 - Baldwin Municipal Airport (48 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1410:14
Sunrise06:4610:46
Sunset20:5300:53
Evening civil twilight21:2501:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2022 00:10:07
Local (UTC-4)  13-Aug-2022 20:10:07
 
METAR
KFKS 132355Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM OVC040 15/12 A3006 RMK AO2 T01450123 10153 20145
TAF
KMBL 
22nm S 
131720Z 1318/1418 VRB03KT P6SM -RA SCT009 OVC060 TEMPO 1318/1321 BKN009 FM132100 13011KT P6SM VCSH OVC050 FM140700 11009KT P6SM VCSH OVC027 FM140800 11008KT 6SM BR VCSH OVC013 FM141100 10007KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC007 FM141400 08005KT P6SM BKN011
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Frankfort Dow Memorial Field 231-352-9118
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100LL
SS $6.99 
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