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KCRQ Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
Carlsbad, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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 DP: 119.6
LEGOZ STAR: 127.4
PADRZ DP: 119.6
PMSV METRO: 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.
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

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 50 ft. / 12 x 15 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: STANDARD HELIPORT MARKINGS.
Latitude: 33-07.683333N
Longitude: 117-16.350000W
Elevation: 316.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: , in good condition

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 760-431-4646

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 288
Single engine airplanes: 172
Multi engine airplanes: 37
Jet airplanes: 62
Helicopters: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 440/day *
54% transient general aviation
41% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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.
USE CAUTION REG THERMAL PLUMES IN THE VCNTY OF POWER PLANT APRXLY 2.7 NM WNW OF ARPT.
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 from 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
LEGOZ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (315KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (371KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (291KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (495KB)
RNAV (GPS) X RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (286KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (201KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (345KB)
VOR-A **CHANGED**   download (291KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (187KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (231KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (188KB)

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KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (17 nm SE)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1612:16
Sunrise05:4412:44
Sunset19:4802:48
Evening civil twilight20:1603:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-May-2019 03:51:37
Local (UTC-7)  26-May-2019 20:51:37
 
METAR
KCRQ 270300Z 20004KT 9SM FEW004 SCT021 OVC032 14/13 A2997 RMK AO2 RAE00 P0001 T01390128
KOKB 
6nm NW 
270331Z AUTO 19003KT 10SM BKN014 BKN027 OVC044 13/12 A2997 RMK AO2 T01330117 $
KNFG 
10nm N 
270302Z AUTO 20008KT 9SM SCT012 BKN020 OVC060 13/13 A2997 RMK AO2 T01280128 $
KL18 
14nm N 
270335Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM SCT005 OVC010 11/11 A2998 RMK AO2
KNKX 
17nm SE 
270329Z 27006KT 2 1/2SM RA SCT009 BKN024 OVC029 14/12 A2998 RMK AO2 RAB12 P0002 T01440117 $
KRNM 
19nm E 
270335Z AUTO 22005KT 3SM -RA BR SCT009 OVC013 12/09 A2998 RMK AO2 P0002 T01170094
TAF
KCRQ 270159Z 2702/2724 26008KT 6SM -SHRA BKN012 BKN035 FM270800 26011G18KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN035 FM271400 23008KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM271800 25010KT P6SM SCT025 SCT045
KNFG 
10nm N 
2621/2721 VRB05KT 9999 BKN020 OVC035 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2621/2703 4800 -SHRA AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2621 TIL 2814 T17/2621Z T12/2710Z
KNKX 
17nm SE 
2621/2721 24010KT 9999 BKN020 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2621/2703 4800 -SHRA BKN030 T18/2621Z T13/2710Z
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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   Everest Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   Avis   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $6.54 $5.93 
SS $4.99 --- 
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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   Go Rentals  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.54 $6.35 
 Updated 26-May-2019
 
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Carlsbad Jet Center ASRI 131.30
760-891-2800
[web site]
[email]
Carlsbad Jet Center now open at McClellan-Palomar Airport (KCRQ) in Carlsbad, CA! In the heart of southern California's resort country, beautiful beaches, golf courses, business district, and LEGOland, we look forward to welcoming you to the area. Carlsbad Jet Center is an independently owned and operated FBO with a priority for safe and efficient operations, first-class VIP service for every customer, and a passion for aviation. Call or visit us today!
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   Avfuel Contract Fuel   UVair   AVTRIP   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Avis   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.18 $5.95 
GUARANTEED
 
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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 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 Circle Air at KSEE where we provide exceptional personalized service one experience at a time creating customers for life. We offer the lowest fuel pricing and planeside vehicle pullup. Avoid air traffic delays common at KCRQ. KSEE is substantially closer to La Jolla, Del Mar, and Downtown than KCRQ, with 3 runways, better weather, and an overall friendlier airport. No freeway traffic. No hassles. Come experience the difference! 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 $4.50 NOW OPEN!
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Located at KSEE
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $4.70 $3.29 
SS $4.25 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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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 904-595-7950
[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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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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 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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