Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport

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Franklin Municipal Airport

John Beverly Rose Field
Franklin Municipal-John Beverly Rose Airport (logo).jpg
KFKN airport sign.JPG
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Franklin
ServesFranklin, Virginia
Elevation AMSL41 ft / 12 m
Coordinates36°41′53″N 076°54′14″W / 36.69806°N 76.90389°W / 36.69806; -76.90389
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,977 1,517 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations5,012
Based aircraft25
Source: Airport website[1] and FAA[2]

Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport,[2][3][4] also known as Franklin Municipal Airport[1][5][6] or John Beverly Rose Field[5][7] (IATA: FKN, ICAO: KFKN, FAA LID: FKN) is a public airport in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States. The airport is owned by the City of Franklin and is located at 32470 John Beverly Rose Drive, two nautical miles (4 km) northeast of the city's central business district.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Franklin Municipal Airport covers an area of 313 acres (127 ha) at an elevation of 41 feet (12 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 9/27 with a 4,977 x 100 ft (1,517 x 30 m) asphalt surface.[2] Two former runways, 14/32 and 4/22, are in no longer used and marked with yellow X's.

For the 12-month period ending March 31, 2007, the airport had 5,012 aircraft operations, an average of 13 per day: 70% general aviation, 30% military and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 25 aircraft based at this airport: 84% single-engine, 12% multi-engine and 4% ultralight.[2]


  1. ^ a b Franklin Municipal Airport Archived 2008-05-16 at the Wayback Machine official page at City of Franklin website
  2. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Form 5010 for FKN PDF, effective 2008-04-10
  3. ^ "AirNav: KFKN – Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport". Retrieved 2008-05-17.
  4. ^ "Report to Congress 2005-2009" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-17.
  5. ^ a b "Citizen's Guide (2005)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-10-26. Retrieved 2008-05-17. from City of Franklin, Virginia
  6. ^ "Franklin Municipal – FKN" (PDF). from Virginia Department of Aviation
  7. ^ "2000 Comprehensive Plan Update: Transportation" (PDF). from County of Southampton, Virginia

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