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Due to Governor Northam's current order for Virginia to be in Stage 3 of COVID-19 recovery, City of Franklin city hall is now open to the public with social distancing and masks required. Please reserve the hours between 8:30am to 9:30am for those citizens over the age of 65 and those with compromised immune systems.



FAA Identifier FKN
Lat/Long 36-41-53.114N / 076-54-13.687W
36-41.88523N / 076-54.22812W
36.6980872 / -76.9038019
Elevation 41 ft. / 12.5 m (surveyed)
Variation 09W (1985)
From City 2 miles NE of FRANKLIN, VA

Airport Operations

Airport Use Open to the Public
Sectional Chart WASHINGTON
Control Tower No
ARTCC Washington Center
NOTAMs Facility FKN (NOTAM-D Service Available)
Attendance 0800-1700
Pattern Altitude TPA LGT ACFT 800', HVY ACFT 1500'
Wind Indicator Lighted


Fueling hours are business hours and 24-hour call-out service (with prior arrangement and/or call-out fee).

Call-out Service: 



Airport Front 1

The Franklin Municipal Airport has a free conference facility that can seat up to thirty participants.  

Enjoy the local flavor by having a Franklin restaurant cater your next meeting at the airport.

To book the room call 757-562.8764


The Franklin Municipal Airport offers a variety of free services:

  • Courtesy Transportation & Courtesy Car 
  • Aircraft Parking (ramp or tie down) 
  • Passenger Terminal & Lounge
  • Pilot Lounge
  • Restrooms & Shower
  • WSI Weather System

Other services are available for a nominal fee:

  • Hangars 
  • Flight school / Flight training 
  • Aircraft Rental 
  • Two Aircraft Maintenance Facilities