Franklin Regional Airport

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KFKN (0.1 NM at True Heading of 196)
METAR: KFKN 290755Z AUTO 34009G14KT 7SM -SN OVC010 00/00 A2973 RMK AO2 T00001003 TSNO
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
36-42-01.0670N (36.700296)
Longitude: 
076-54-07.6880W (-76.902136)
Elevation: 
40.3 feet MSL (12 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.5 W (as of January 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. NE of Franklin, Virginia
Found On: 
Washington Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
TREVELYN LINTON
32470 JOHN BEVERLY ROSE DR
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
757-562-8764
CITY OF FRANKLIN
P O BOX 179
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
757-562-8561

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
08/1937
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1040 feet (317 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
FKN
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  15
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  4105
Air Taxi:  37 0.9%
GA Local:  1267 30.9%
GA Itinerant:  1629 39.7%
Military Aircraft:  1172 28.6%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  NORFOLK
127.9
127.9
Departure:  NORFOLK
127.9
127.9
AWOS-3PT:  124.675 (757-562-8765)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 757

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Franklin Municipal Airport
      
    Unicom 122.8 562-8764 100LL, Jet A
    Robins Aviation Co.
      
    Unicom 122.8 488-9586, 562-6986
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Leesburg(DCA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 01/27/22 to 0901Z 02/24/22.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 NE-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 NE-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near FKN

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    14.6 Suffolk Exec Airport
    (KSFQ SFQ)
    94 105 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    22.2 Hampton Roads Exec Airport
    (KPVG PVG)
    77 88 100LL, Jet A+
    27.4 Tri-County At Henry Joyner Field Airport
    (KASJ ASJ)
    208 218 100LL, Jet A-1+
    28.1 Chesapeake Regional Airport
    (KCPK CPK)
    94 105 100LL, Jet A
    32.5 Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
    (PHF KPHF PHF)
    37 48 100LL, Jet A
    35.6 Norfolk International Airport
    (ORF KORF ORF)
    70 81 100LL, Jet A
    43.4 Northeastern Regional Airport
    (EDE KEDE EDE)
    158 169 100LL, Jet A-1+
    43.9 Elizabeth City Cg Air Station/Regional Airport
    (ECG KECG ECG)
    126 137 100LL, Jet A-1+
    49.4 New Kent County Airport
    (W96)
    347 358 100LL
    51.8 Richmond Exec/Chesterfield County Airport
    (KFCI FCI)
    325 335 100LL, Jet A
    52.3 Richmond International Airport
    (RIC KRIC RIC)
    337 347 100LL, Jet A
    55.4 Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport
    (KAVC AVC)
    269 279 100LL, Jet A
    65.7 Hanover County Municipal Airport
    (KOFP OFP)
    337 347 100LL, Jet A
    68.0 Pitt-Greenville Airport
    (PGV KPGV PGV)
    200 210 100LL, Jet A
    69.7 Rocky Mount/Wilson Regional Airport
    (RWI KRWI RWI)
    223 233 100LL, Jet A
    74.8 Dare County Regional Airport
    (MEO KMQI MQI)
    128 139 100LL, Jet A-1+
    76.0 Wilson Industrial Air Center Airport
    (W03)
    223 233 100LL, Jet A-1+
    77.1 Chase City Municipal Airport
    (KCXE CXE)
    274 284 100LL
    78.8 Accomack County Airport
    (MFV KMFV MFV)
    43 54 100LL, Jet A
    80.1 Lake Country Regional Airport
    (W63)
    266 276 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 DEER ON AND INVOF ARPT
    A110-2 PSBL TFC FM THE SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HELIPAD 2 NM W OF ARPT.
    A110-3 DRAINAGE DITCHES NEXT TO RY & TWYS.
    A110-4 FOR CD CTC NORFOLK APCH AT 757-464-0757.
    A110-5 ARPT FBO CLSD SAT AND SUN
    A16 CTC 757-562-8575 FOR AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES.
    A43-27 RY 27 PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 1 NM FM THLD.
    A58-27 4 FT HIGH FENCE 139 FT FM RY END, 242 FT LEFT ON APCH.
    A81-APT ACTVT MIRL 09/27 - CTAF.
    E111 IN OPERATION PRIOR TO 1959
    E147

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    Longest Runway: 09/27 is 4977 ft (1517 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    FKN Airport Runway Details

    Runway 09/27  4977 ft x 100 ft (1517 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/27/2019
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    33.3 40.3
    Latitude: 
    36-41-57.2009N 36-42-04.9308N
    Longitude: 
    076-54-37.8665W 076-53-37.5096W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    081 261
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Object at End: 
    BRUSH TREE
    Object Height: 
    26 85
    Distance from End: 
    307 1802
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    264 ft. right of centerline 474 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    40 40

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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