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KCRQ Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
Carlsbad, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: CRQ
Lat/Long: 33-07-41.7000N / 117-16-48.3000W
33-07.695000N / 117-16.805000W
33.1282500 / -117.2800833
(estimated)
Elevation: 330.5 ft. / 100.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of CARLSBAD, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92011

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1959
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CRQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Pattern altitude: TPA 672 AGL HELICOPTERS; 1172 AGL SMALL ACFT; 1672 AGL LARGE ACFT.
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24, PAPI RYS 06 & 24 , REIL RY 24, MALSR RY 24 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLOSED TO AIR CARRIER OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PASSENGER SEATS FM 2230 TO 0600 EXCEPT BY PPR CALL AMGR 760-431-4646.
International operations: US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT, CTC 877-848-7766.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.6
ATIS: 120.15
WX ASOS: PHONE 760-930-0864
PALOMAR GROUND: 121.8 [0700-2200]
PALOMAR TOWER: 118.6 276.4 [0700-2200]
SOCAL APPROACH: 127.3
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 127.3
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.85
CWARD SID: 119.6
LEGOZ STAR: 127.4
PADRZ SID: 119.6
PMSV: 344.6
WX ASOS at OKB (6 nm NW): 127.8 (760-439-9683)
WX AWOS-3P at L18 (14 nm N): 118.425 (760-723-6073)
WX ASOS at RNM (19 nm E): 132.025 (760-789-0736)
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.
  • OCEANSIDE RCO 115.3T 122.1R (SAN DIEGO RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OCNr119/9.7OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
MZBr337/20.9MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr320/34.6POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
JLIr254/34.9JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E
TIJr321/38.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
HDFr173/(39.2)HOMELAND VOR113.4014E
ELBr131/39.9EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4897 x 150 ft. / 1493 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 110.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 33-07.619303N33-07.771453N
Longitude: 117-17.275497W117-16.332967W
Elevation: 330.0 ft.326.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 065 magnetic, 079 true245 magnetic, 259 true
Displaced threshold: 297 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:4897 TODA:4897 ASDA:4897 LDA:4600TORA:4897 TODA:4897 ASDA:4897 LDA:4897
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
1960 JOE CROSSON DRIVE
EL CAJON, CA 92020-1235
Phone 619-956-4800
Manager: OLIVIER BRACKETT
2192 PALOMAR AIRPORT ROAD
CARLSBAD, CA 92011-4409
Phone 760-966-3272

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 300
Single engine airplanes: 180
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 87
Helicopters: 16
    
Aircraft operations: avg 421/day *
57% transient general aviation
37% local general aviation
6% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

E116 PPR ONLY - NO MIL TRNG - CONTRACT MILITARY ONLY.
ARPT HAS NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CONTACT AMGR 760-431-4646.
VOLUNTARY CURFEW: JETS 2200-0700 LCL, PROPS 0000-0600 LCL, EMERG, LIFEGUARD, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EXCEPTED.
REQUEST JETS FLY THE ILS APPROACH.
LTD TRANSIENT TIE DOWN SPACE ON PUBLIC RAMP.
PPR FOR ALL MILITARY ACFT CALL AMGR (760) 431-4646.
RWY 24 HARD TO SEE 2 HRS PRIOR TO SS; DO NOT MISTAKE TWY A AS THE RWY.
NORTH SIDE RAMP LIMITED TO 12,500 LBS .
ALL ACFT MULT PRACTICE APCHS AND LNDGS DISCOURAGED 2200-0700 LCL.
RY 6/24 SOUTH VFR TFC PATTERN CLSD 2200-0700 LCL.
WHEN TWR CLSD ACFT MUST SELF-ANNOUNCE ON CTAF PRIOR TO LDG OR TKOF.
MULTIPLE APCHS BY LARGE ACFT (INCLUDING LARGE HEL) NOT AUTHORIZED.
TSNT PRKG LTD TO SML SNGL AND TWIN ENG ACFT WITH WINGSPANS UNDER 40 FT.
NO JET ACFT TRNG DUE TO NOISE ABATEMENT AND TFC CONGESTION.
EXTENSIVE BIRD ACTIVITY IN VICINITY ESPECIALLY IN SPRING.
RWY 24 IS CALM WIND RWY.
POWER LINES 2 MILES W & SW.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
FODRR TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (282KB)
LEGOZ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (312KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (373KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06   download (295KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24   download (519KB)
RNAV (GPS) X RWY 24   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06   download (202KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24   download (348KB)
VOR-A   download (294KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV) **NEW**   download (185KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV) **NEW**   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (188KB)

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KOKB - Bob Maxwell Memorial Airfield (6 nm NW)
KNFG - Camp Pendleton MCAS (Munn Field) Airport (11 nm N)
L18 - Fallbrook Community Airpark (14 nm N)
KNKX - Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (17 nm SE)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1914:19
Sunrise06:4614:46
Sunset16:4300:43
Evening civil twilight17:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 00:19:16
Local (UTC-8)  15-Dec-2017 16:19:16
 
METAR
KCRQ 152353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/03 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02060028 10244 20206 56019
KOKB 
6nm NW 
152352Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 23/M08 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP153 T02331083 10261 20206 TSNO $
KNFG 
10nm N 
152355Z 23004KT 7SM SCT200 24/M12 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP154 FU SCT040 T02391117 10267 20228 56022
KNXF 
13nm NW 
152356Z AUTO 30007KT 10SM CLR 22/02 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP243 T02170017 10244 20200 56022 $
KL18 
14nm N 
152355Z AUTO 25010KT 10SM CLR 24/M16 A3001 RMK AO2
KNKX 
17nm SE 
152355Z 32005KT 10SM FEW250 24/M02 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02441022 10289 20244 56018
KRNM 
19nm E 
152353Z 29009KT 10SM CLR 22/M06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02221061 10267 20222 56014
TAF
KCRQ 151720Z 1518/1618 25006KT P6SM SKC FM161400 14006KT P6SM BKN010
KNFG 
10nm N 
1521/1621 21008KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2998INS BECMG 1603/1605 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2971INS BECMG 1619/1621 21008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2964INS T27/1522Z T05/1615Z
KNKX 
17nm SE 
1521/1621 29008KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS BECMG 1603/1605 08009KT 9999 SKC QNH2974INS BECMG 1619/1621 30008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2969INS T27/1521Z T11/1615Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Western Flight, Inc. ASRI 130.00
760-438-6800
toll-free 1-800-523-4038
[web site]
[email]
Your "Home Away From Home" in San Diego!
Nearest to Airport Entrance / Exit, Safety 1st Certified Line Service, Excellent Concierge Service, Call 800-523-4038 for more details.
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AirBoss™ fuel program   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   WSI Pilotbrief   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   Avis   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $6.33 $5.73 
SS $4.79 --- 
GUARANTEED
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Jet Source
UVair FBO Network
ASRI 129.00
760-438-0877
[web site]
[email]
RATED TOP 40 FBO in North America. Jet Source is the only FULL SERVICE FBO at KCRQ providing Fuel,Charter,Avionics and Maintenance services. Located on the Southwest side of the runway, Jet Source is your first and best choice for your aviation services at McClellan-Palomar Airport.
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AirBoss™ fuel program   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   WSI Pilotbrief   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   Bravo Rewards   Contract Fuel   Crew cars   Avis   Hertz   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Authorized Piper Service Center   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   Wheelchair Accessible   National Business Aviation Association  
 
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $7.40 $6.10 
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Magellan Aviation
Air Elite
ASRI 131.30
toll-free 1-888-949-0888
760-438-7603
[web site]
[email]
Magellan Aviation, the newest FBO on the field, is offering services in our existing office building and low rates on our new concrete ramp until completion of our new FBO facility. Please call beforehand to inquire on availability.
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   Alliance Card   FlyBuys™ Rewards Program   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Avis   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.30 $5.46 
GUARANTEED
 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.175
760-930-0123
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Catering, Rental cars, Ground transportation, ...
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CAA Preferred FBO  
 
independent
Jet A
FS $5.53 
 Updated 15-Dec-2017
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KCRQ but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KCRQ.
Located at F70
RAS JETPORT - French Valley
UNICOM 122.80
951-677-2756
951-660-6186
[web site]
[email]
At F70 (French Valley Airport), 28 miles NNE

RAS JETPORT - just 25 miles away. LOOK AT OUR JET FUEL PRICES!!!
A Bottle of Premium local WINE with 400 gal minimum/TOP-OFF Jet fuel purchase!!
Beautiful Full Service FBO offering superior customer service and operations to all aviation clientele. We strive to make your visit as pleasant as possible whether you are planning an extended stay or just passing through, our friendly and professional staff is here to assist you in planning your travel arrangements.
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Located at F70
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $4.90 $3.39 
SS $4.45 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Located at KSEE
Circle Air Group
123.00
619-448-5991
toll-free 1-877-253-8247
[web site]
[email]
At KSEE (Gillespie Field Airport), 24 miles SE

Come to KSEE for much better service and fuel pricing and avoid the long lines and air traffic delays common at KCRQ. KSEE is substantially closer to La Jolla, Del Mar, and Downtown than KCRQ, and offers 3 runways, better weather, and a overall friendlier airport. Come visit us! TRANSIENTS--We will beat any fuel price in the San Diego area. WE WILL BEAT CAA PRICING BY $.10/GAL FOR TRANSIENT CAA MEMBERS. 100LL SELF SERVE $3.95 NOW OPEN!
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Located at KSEE
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $4.50 $3.29 
SS $3.95 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   20 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
[web site]
[email]
ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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   1 read write
Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
[web site]
[email]

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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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located at KSNA  
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 LOFT
toll-free 1-888-359-5638
760-476-0890
[web site]
[email]
LOFT is a full-service FAR Part 142 Flight Training Center specializing in CE-525, CE-525S, and CE-500 Initial Type Ratings and Recurrent Training. Offering simulator-based training in a FAA certified Level C CJ1 full flight simulator and in-aircraft training programs, LOFT is the perfect choice.
 
FAA-Approved Training Center  
 
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 Pacific Coast Flyers
toll-free 1-877-723-5937
[web site]
[email]
Pacific Coast Flyers is a premier flying club and aviation community. We provide top quality and well equipped aircraft as well as access to flight instruction in a fun and safe atmosphere. We focus on providing the best flying experience possible.

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 Duncan Aviation
818-298-7489
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service

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Leading Edge Aviation 760-931-8565
no information available

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 The Landings @ Carlsbad Restaurant & Bar
760-929-0200
760-802-0392
[web site]
[email]
Full Bar & Restaurant, Breakfast, Lunch, Happy Hour ($3.00 Drafts) & Dinner from 7:30am to 9pm daily except Sunday until 4pm located next to the terminal building overlooking the runway operations. Outdoor patio dining & catering also available. Live Entertainment on weekends, please check website.

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