1B5
Airport
Franconia
Franconia, New Hampshire

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

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 (2014)]
Sectional: MONTREAL
From City: 2nm S of Franconia

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
VFR Operns only
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 05/1947
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

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800

Services

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: 06/30/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 4000
Non-local GA: 200
Total: 4200

Ownership

Owner: Franconia Inn
1172 Easton Road
Franconia, Nh 03580
603-823-5542
Manager: Joseph M. Kwasnik
P.O. Box 303, 1302 Easton Road
Jackson, Nh 03580
603-730-7148

Runways

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: Tree Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 6:1 9:1
Object Height: 48' AGL 81' AGL
Object Distance: 315' Along centerline
147' Right of centerline
700' Along centerline
150' Right of centerline

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

A30-18/36-First 200 Ft of Runway 18 Soft.
Runway Soft in Spring.
for Airport Conditions Call 603-730-7148.
Avoid Flying Over Residential Area at Departure End Runway 18; Arrivals Runway 36 Should Maintain Sufficient Altitude on Final So As to Avoid Low Altitude and/or High Power Settings Over Residential Area Which Underlies Final Approach Runway 36.
Airport Closed 31Oct - 16 may & Ss-Sr.
Wildlife on & in View of Airport.

This information is current as of the date at the top of the page. These pages are valid for all US airports, based on information from FAA National Flight Data Center. Weather information is provided based on AvnWx Data Sources. NOTAM information is from FAA's NAIMES data portal.

As with most information on this website, this page is generated based on FAA data, with automatic translations done via computer. You can also directly read the A/FD via the green icon link at the top of the page, which is the FAA text, and sometimes provides a different translation of codes. Please email me (using link at top-right of this page) if you see information which is confusing, misleading, or wrong....Or have suggestions for additions/changes.

Comments from the user community are clearly noted as such this page, are for informational purposes only, may be wrong and/or out-of-date, and must not be used as a sole source for critical decision making. See Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use.