Triangle North Executive Airport

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Triangle North Executive Airport
(Franklin County Airport)
Airport typePublic
OwnerFranklin County
ServesLouisburg, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL369 ft / 112 m
Coordinates36°01′24″N 078°19′49″W / 36.02333°N 78.33028°W / 36.02333; -78.33028
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,498 1,676 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations62,800
Based aircraft65

Triangle North Executive Airport[2] (IATA: LFN, ICAO: KLHZ, FAA LID: LHZ) is a county-owned, public-use airport in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States. It is located five nautical miles (9 km) southwest of the central business district of Louisburg, North Carolina.[1]

It was known as the Franklin County Regional Airport until November 2008, when the Board of Commissioners of Franklin County approved the new name.[3] As of February 2010, Federal Aviation Administration records give the airport's name as Franklin County Airport.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned LHZ by the FAA[1] and LFN by the IATA.[4] The airport's ICAO identifier is KLHZ.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

The airport covers an area of 388 acres (157 ha) at an elevation of 369 feet (112 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 5/23 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,498 by 100 feet (1,676 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 1, 2008, the airport had 62,800 aircraft operations, an average of 172 per day: 96% general aviation and 4% military. At that time there were 65 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 2% jet and 9% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f FAA Airport Master Record for LHZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Triangle North Executive Airport (LHZ)". Franklin County, NC. Archived from the original on 7 February 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Minutes: Board of Commissioners Meeting on November 3, 2008" (PDF). Franklin County. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Franklin County Airport (IATA: LFN, ICAO: KLHZ, FAA: LHZ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 17 March 2010.

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