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KCRQ Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
Carlsbad, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 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 -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 A
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): PHONE 760-789-7699
  • 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 VORTAC116.4514E
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: 280
Single engine airplanes: 169
Multi engine airplanes: 37
Jet airplanes: 57
Helicopters: 17
    
Aircraft operations: avg 436/day *
52% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
LEGOZ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (312KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (371KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06   download (290KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24   download (494KB)
RNAV (GPS) X RWY 24   download (284KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06   download (201KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24   download (347KB)
VOR-A   download (289KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (185KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (188KB)

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L18 - Fallbrook Community Airpark (14 nm N)
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 10-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1514:15
Sunrise06:4314:43
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Dec-2019 23:49:27
Local (UTC-8)  10-Dec-2019 15:49:27
 
METAR
KCRQ 102253Z 27003KT 9SM CLR 18/11 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP212 T01780111
KOKB 
6nm NW 
102252Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP213 T01890106
KNFG 
10nm N 
102255Z 17003KT 10SM BKN250 20/08 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP213 T02000078
KNXF 
13nm NW 
102256Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP307 T01560111
KL18 
14nm N 
102335Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A3018 RMK AO2
KNKX 
17nm SE 
102255Z 32005KT 10SM CLR 20/10 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP211 T02000100 $
KRNM 
19nm E 
102253Z 29004KT 10SM CLR 18/07 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP214 T01830067 $
TAF
KCRQ 101720Z 1018/1118 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM102000 26007KT P6SM BKN200 FM110000 VRB04KT P6SM BKN200 FM110600 VRB03KT 5SM HZ SCT008 FM111600 VRB04KT P6SM SCT010
KNFG 
10nm N 
1021/1121 21007KT 9999 BKN250 QNH3019INS BECMG 1101/1103 VRB05KT 9999 SCT200 QNH3018INS FM111900 22008KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS T18/1021Z T05/1115Z
KNKX 
17nm SE 
1021/1121 31007KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3013INS BECMG 1103/1105 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH3011INS BECMG 1114/1116 VRB05KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3010INS T21/1021Z T11/1115Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 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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100LL Jet A
FS $6.45 $5.68 
SS $4.99 --- 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.175
760-930-0123
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Catering, Rental cars, Ground transportation, ...
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.54 $6.27 
 Updated 10-Dec-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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Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.54 $6.04 
GUARANTEED
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School 904-595-7950
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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
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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
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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.
 
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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
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[email]
Avionics sales and service

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Leading Edge Aviation 760-931-8565
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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 The Landings @ Carlsbad Restaurant & Bar
760-929-0200
760-802-0392
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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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