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FAA Information Effective: 10/12/2017

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Macon County Airport

Franklin, NC

Phone: 828-524-5529
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Dusk
Elevation:2,034 ft (620.0 m) (Estimated)
Location:3.00 mi. NW of Franklin
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 5000 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.80  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.60  (full serve service)

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Runway 07/25

Dimensions:5000 x 100ft. / 1524.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
072033.4ft. MSL
74° mag
69° true
0.5% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 127 ft Right of center, 100 ft high, 1,693 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
6 Ft Hill 0-200 Ft Fm End of Thld Offset 100 Ft Left of Cntrln PAPI Ry 7 Out of Service Indefinitely
252009.5ft. MSL
254° mag
249° true
0.5% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Brush, 27 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 214 ft from end
W 8 Ft Fence 159 Ft Fm End of Thld Offset 134 Ft Right of Cntrln and 10 Ft Brush 80-125 Ft Fm End of Thld Offset 130 Ft Left of Cntrln PAPI Ry 25 Out of Service Indefinitely

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Franklin Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $4.80
  • $4.60
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 123.05
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A1 +Icing Inhibitor
    Activities: Intensive Flight Training

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N35 13.3387' / W83 25.1998'
    Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
    Mag Var:05W (2010)
    ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
    FSS:Raleigh (RDU)
    NOTAM Facility:RDU
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    MIRL Ry 07/25 and PAPIs Rwy 07 and Rwy 25 on Dusk - Dawn to Incr Ints - CTAF Arpt Bcn Lctd 3/4 Mile SE of Arpt

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:20
    Multi Engine:3

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:4,800
    GA Itinerant:8,000
    Air Taxi:600

    (12-month period ending on 5/9/2017)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Macon County Airport AuthorityNeil Hoppe
    1241 Airport Road1241 Airport Road
    Franklin, NC 28734Franklin, NC 28734-1513
    828-524-7121 (Office) 828-524-5529 (Office)