Macon County Airport

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Macon County Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 1A5
Airport type Public
Owner Macon County Airport Authority
Serves Macon County, North Carolina
Location Franklin, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL 2,020 ft / 616 m
Coordinates 35°13′21″N 083°25′09″W / 35.22250°N 83.41917°W / 35.22250; -83.41917Coordinates: 35°13′21″N 083°25′09″W / 35.22250°N 83.41917°W / 35.22250; -83.41917
1A5 is located in North Carolina
Location of airport in North Carolina
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 4,400 1,341 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 9,250
Based aircraft 29

Macon County Airport (FAA LID: 1A5) is a public use airport in Macon County, North Carolina, United States. Owned by the Macon County Airport Authority, it is located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of central business district of Franklin, North Carolina,[1] in the Iotla Valley of the Great Smoky Mountains.[2] This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Macon County Airport covers an area of 95 acres (38 ha) at an elevation of 2,020 feet (616 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,400 by 75 feet (1,341 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 27, 2011, the airport had 9,250 aircraft operations, an average of 25 per day: 97% general aviation and 3% military. At that time there were 29 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine and 17% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 1A5 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Franklin Aviation / Macon County Airport". Franklin Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.  External link in |work= (help)

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