Franconia, New Hampshire

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:1B5 (One-Bravo-Five)
Lat/Lng: 44.1949722222, -71.7505555556
44-11-41.9000N, 071-45-02.0000W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 08/11/2010
Elevation: 978 feet Estimated by FAA-EST on 01/17/2012
Magnetic Variation: 16W, (1985), [-15W (2017)]
Sectional: MONTREAL
From City: 2nm S of Franconia


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR Operns only
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 05/1947
Attended: Normally Closed Nov 1 Thru April 30, Check Notam's for Current Status.
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bangor FSS (BGR)
NOTAMs and Weather: BGR NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Glider, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Glider Towing

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 1
Gliders: 11
Total: 12

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 2550
Non-local GA: 200
Total: 2750


Owner: Franconia Inn
1172 Easton Road
Franconia, Nh 03580
Manager: James David
P.O. Box 279
Franconia, Nh 03580


Runways: 18/36

Runway 18/36

Length: 2305 feet
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod, Good Condition
End 18 End 36
True Alignment: 172, (157 Magnetic) 352, (337 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: None None
Gradient: 0.5 Up 0.5 Up
Elevation at End: 958.0' MSL 978.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 978.0' MSL 978.0' MSL
Objects: Road Fence
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 0:1 0:1
Object Height: 10' AGL 4' AGL
Object Distance: 0' Along centerline
0' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

A30-18/36-First 200 Ft of Runway 18 Soft.
Runway Soft in Spring.
for Airport Conditions Call 603-823-5034.
Avoid Flying Over Residential Area at Departure End Runway 18 During Both Takeoff and Landing; Avoid Low Altitude and/or High Power Settings in This Area.
Wildlife on & in Vicinity of Airport.
in Case of Emergency Contact New Hampshire State Police (800) 525-5555.
Glider Operations in Vicinity of Airport.

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