GRAND FORKS AFB
Latitude: 47-57-40.61 N
Longitude: 97-24-2.92 W
Elevation: 911 ft.
Variation: 6 E 1995
From city: 13 miles W of GRAND FORKS, ND
ARTCC: ZMP
Section chart: TWIN CITIES
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
RDR (KRDR)
GRAND FORKS, ND
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Private use only
Control Tower: Air traffic control tower plus approach control
Tower Hours: 24 Hours
Apch/Dep Hours: 24 Hours
FSS: GRAND FORKS FSS (GFK)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: GFK (GRAND FORKS INTL)
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: Split Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 115, B+
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
GRAND FORKS AFB
GRAND FORKS, ND 58201
UNITED STATES
Phone: 701-747-4409
MANAGER:
BASE OPERATIONS
GRAND FORKS AFB
GRAND FORKS, ND 58201
UNITED STATES
Phone: 701-747-4409
General Remarks
•  BEARING STRENGTH RWY 17-35: ST175, SBTT620, TT470, SWL65 & PSI650.
•  JASU: (AM32A-86) (AM32-95)
•  CAUTION: UNCTL VEH TFC ON TWY AND RAMPS.
•  RSTD: ALL INBD PAX/CARGO ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. ACFT WITH DGR MATERIALS CTC PTD 30 MIN PRIOR TO ETA.
•  FUEL: J8
•  OIL: OIL AVBL IN PACKAGE PRODUCT ONLY, HAND TRANSFER RQR. O-133-148
•  MISC: ACFT WITH VHF RDO EQPT ONLY MAY CTC AM OPS THRU ATC. NO HGR SPACE. AM OPS DSN 362-4409, C701-747-4409. ALL ACFT WITH DV ON BOARD CTC COMD POST 60 NM PRIOR LDG.
•  TRAN AIRCREWS WHO RON, FAX CREW ORDERS TO COMD POST DSN 362-6894 PRIOR TO ARR.
•  PMSV METRO: WX SVC AVBL 1200-0500++MON-FRI; CLSD SAT-SUN. WX FLIGHT DSN 362-4396/C701-747-4396.
•  PMSV METRO: DUR EVAC OF WX SQUADRON CTC 15 OPERATIONAL WX FLIGHT AT NR BLW. REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FROM 15 OPERATIONAL WX SQUADRON. DUR WX FLT HRS OF CLOSURE REMOTE SVC AVBL FR 15 OPERATIONAL WX SQUADRON DSN 576-9755, C618-256-9755.
•  MISC: FIRST/LAST 1100 FT OF RY 17/35 IS CONCRETE. MIDDLE 10150 FT OF RY 17/35 IS ASPHALT.
•  RSTD: ALL ACR OPS EXCP CIV ACRS ARE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS AND POTENTIAL DELAYS DUR BASH PHASE II, SEP THRU NOV, APR THRU JUN AND OTHER TIMES AS DETERMINED BY THE CURRENT BIRD WATCH CONDITION (BWC).
•  CAUTION: UAV OPS WITHIN 11 DME HALF CIRCLE RDR R-180 THRU RDR R-360 W OF GRAND FORKS AFB, SFC TO FL 180.
•  SERVICE: TRAN ALERT: OPR 1300-0500Z ++ MON-FRI, 1500-2300Z++ SAT-SUN & FEDERAL HOL.
•  RSTD: BWC MODERATE PROS ARE IN EFFECT DURING THE PHASE II BASH WINDOWS (1 HR PRIOR TO 1 HR AFTER SUNRISE AND 1 HR PRIOR TO 1 HR AFTER SUNSET).
•  RSTD: ARPT ACFT CTC TWR OR AFLD OPS FOR THE CURRENT BWC & THE ARW/CV THRU COMD POST (NORDICNTL 311.0)
•  AFTER HRS REQ MUST HAVE APVL OF ARW/CV.
•  REMARKS: SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT INFO.
•  MISC: AFLD WX SVC ELEMENT HRS ARE SAME AS PUBL AFLD HR. DUR WX FLT EVAC & HRS OF CLOSURE REMOTE SVC FR 15 OWS, SCOTT AFB, DSN 576-9755/C618-256-9755.
•  RSTD: PPR ALL TRAN ACFT, CONTACT AM OPS DSN 362-4409, C701-747-4409 FAX EXTN 4217.
•  MISC: AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HR.
•  MISC: ATC WILL ENHANCE SFC OBSN WHEN TWR VIS IS LESS THAN 4 SM AND DIFFERENT THAN RPT VIS.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 273.45 MHz (D-ATIS) 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: ASR 24; ASR NO NOTAM MP 0700-1200Z++ MON-FRI.
Other - (COMD POST): 311 MHz COMD POST  
  321 MHz COMD POST  
Other - (PMSV): 343.5 MHz PMSV  
Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD  
RED RIVER APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 118.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR SERVICE  
  132.3 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  294.7 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  318.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR SERVICE  
RED RIVER CLERANCE DELIVERY: 119.15 MHz CD/P GND/P  
  360.7 MHz CD/P  
RED RIVER EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
RED RIVER GROUND: 275.8 MHz GND/P  
RED RIVER TOWER: 124.9 MHz LCL/P  
  349 MHz LCL/P  
Remarks:
•  CLNC DEL FREQ 118.15 FOR CROOKSTON MUNI KIRKWOOD FLD OTS INDEFLY.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 17 ILS I-AVA 111.3 MHz  
Rwy 35 ILS I-RDR 109.9 MHz  
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1000-1400Z++ MON, TUE.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN RDR RED RIVER   24 Hours 0.3 nm 39.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1200-1500Z++ FRI.
VOR/DME GFK GRAND FORKS 114.3 MHz 24 Hours 8.7 nm 272.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
NDB CKN CROOKSTON 400 KHz 24 Hours 32.5 nm 283.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC HML HUMBOLDT 112.4 MHz 24 Hours 55.7 nm 191.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 075-085 DEG BLO 10,000 FT; 086-254 DEG BYD 35 NM BLO 3,000 FT; 255-270 ALL ALTS & DSTCS; 271-074 DEG BYD 35 NM BLO 3,000 FT.
•  TACAN ANTENNA OFFSET 200 FT WEST; LAT 48-52-09.0N/LONG 097-07-04.5W.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
GFK WX ASOS   701-772-3486 9.1 nm
CKN WX AWOS-3 126.425 MHz 218-281-3018 32.3 nm
HCO WX AWOS-3 126.475 MHz 218-843-2415 50.9 nm
Runways
17/35
Dimensions: 12351 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 139/R/A/W/T
   Single Wheel: 155,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 280,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 470,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 17 Runway 35
True Alignment: 180°
Traffic Pattern: Right Left
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Latitude: 47-58-41.5488 N 47-56-39.6645 N
Longitude: 97-24-2.9247 W 97-24-2.9288 W
Elevation: 896.2 ft. 911.1 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 50 ft. AGL 50 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 2.6° 2.6°
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 902 ft. 911.1 ft.

Heliports
None