Franconia, New Hampshire

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/07/2023 - 11/2/2023

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:1B5 (One-Bravo-Five)
Lat/Lng:44.1959503611, -71.7507032778
44-11-45.4213N, 071-45-02.5318W
Estimated by Faa Oe/Aaa on 11/14/2017
Elevation:975 feet Estimated by Faa Oe/Aaa on 11/14/2017
Magnetic Variation:16W,(1985), [-14W (2023)]
From City:2nm S of Franconia


Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:CONDITIONAL
VFR Operations only.
Ownership:Privately owned
Attended:May-Oct Sat-Sun 1000 - 1800 (local)
Also Attended on Week Day Hols. Contact Airport Manager for Non-Holiday Week Day Atndnc.
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Boston(ZBW)Boston Center
NOTAMs and Weather:BGRNOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator:Unlighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Landing Fee:no




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

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA:2

Annual Operations

For year ending:10/17/2018
Local GA (< 20 miles):2300
Non-local GA:200


Owner:Franconia Soaring Foundation, Inc
Po Box 956
Franconia, Nh 03580
Manager:James R David
Po Box 956
Franconia, Nh 03580



Runway 18/36

Length:2300 feet
by Faa Oe/Aaa on 11/14/2017
Width:150 feet
Surface:Grass / Sod, Good Condition
Surface Treatment:NONE
End 18 End 36
True Alignment:172,(158 Magnetic)352,(338 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern: Yes
L Pattern for Gldrs.
Runway Markings:NoneNone
Elevation at End:955.0' MSL975.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:975.0' MSL975.0' MSL
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope:1:115:1
Object Height:30' AGL33' AGL
Object Distance:45' Along centerline
106' Left of centerline
501' Along centerline
143' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

A30-18/36-Fst 200 ft of Runway 18 Rough.
Runway Soft in Spring.
for Airport Conds Call 603-823-5034.
Avoid Flying Ovr Resl Area at Der 18 During Both Takeoff and Landing; Avoid Low Altitude and/or High Pwr Settings in This Area.
Wildlife on & in Vicinity of Airport.
in Case of Emergency Contact New Hampshire State Police 800-525-5555.
Gldr Operations in Vicinity of Airport.
for Cd Contact Boston ARTCC at 603-879-6859.
4 ft Tall Fence 92 ft from Runway 36 L to R of Centerline.
Rental Bicycles Available at Franconia Inn.
Tkofs & Ldgs not Adzd from Dusk to 0900 for Voluntary Noise Batement.

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