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KEDW Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: EDW
Lat/Long: 34-54-29.1182N / 117-53-07.9027W
34-54.485303N / 117-53.131712W
34.9080884 / -117.8855285
(estimated)
ESTIMATED ARP CALCULATED BASED ON RY 04L/22R & 04R/22L ONLY.
Elevation: 2310.5 ft. / 704 m (estimated)
Variation: 15E (1985)
From city: 6 miles SW of EDWARDS, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93516

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1400 0600Z++
CLSD WKEND, HOL, AND AFMC FAMILY DAYS.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 149.875 269.9
EDWARDS GROUND: 121.8 225.4 [OPR 1400-0600Z++MON-FRI, 1400-2200Z++ SAT, CLSD SUN AND HOL.]
EDWARDS TOWER: 120.7 318.1 353.6 [OPR 1400-0600Z++MON-FRI, 1400-2200Z++ SAT, CLSD SUN AND HOL.]
COMMAND POST: 304.0
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NASA: 135.825 373.15
PMSV: 342.4
PTD: 372.2
WX AWOS-3 at MHV (16 nm NW): 132.225 (661-824-5218)
WX AWOS-1 at L71 (16 nm NW): 120.875 (760-373-7670)
WX ASOS at WJF (19 nm SW): PHONE 661-949-2840
WX ASOS at PMD (19 nm SW): PHONE 661-272-3798
  • VFR TFC ADZY SVC PRVDD ACFT WITHIN AND ADJ TO R2508 ON FREQS 133.65 126.55 127.5 291.6 348.7.
  • ARMY AVIATION: AIRWORTHINESS QUALIFICATION TEST DIRECTORATE 141.1 339.9.
  • REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL CTC MARCH METRO - 239.8 OR CALL V947-2463.
  • SEE FLIP AP/1, FLT HAZ AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • RSTD- CTC NASA FLT OPS POC C661-276-3213, EXCEPT FOR PPR.
  • REMARKS: CONFORM
  • AFTER HR WX BRIEFINGS/UPDATES AVBL FR THE 25 OWS AT DSN 228-6958/6599/6588 OR C520-228-6958/6599/6588.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EDWr224/8.7EDWARDS VORTAC116.4015E
PMDr013/18.8PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
VCVr294/30.8VICTORVILLE VOR/DME109.0514E
LHSr053/36.6LAKE HUGHES VORTAC108.4015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL J8
100LL FUEL AVBL THRU PRIOR ARNGMT WITH AERO CLUB ONLY DSN 525-8321, C661-275-8321.
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 15024 x 300 ft. / 4579 x 91 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 34-53.673588N34-54.977463N
Longitude: 117-54.300718W117-51.745132W
Elevation: 2302.8 ft.2281.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 058 true223 magnetic, 238 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 12000 x 200 ft. / 3658 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /R/B/W/T
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 34-54.164597N34-55.206092N
Longitude: 117-54.288533W117-52.247292W
Elevation: 2310.5 ft.2287.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 8000 x 50 ft. / 2438 x 15 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /R/B/W/T
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
EDWARDS AFB
EDWARDS, CA 93523
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
EDWARDS AFB
EDWARDS, CA 93523
Phone 661-277-3808

Additional Remarks

E60-22L HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1559')
E60-04R HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1518')
A-GEAR - BAK-12B(B) IN RAISED POSN ON DEP END OF ACT RWY. BAK-12B(B) RQR 20 MIN PN FOR APCH END ENGAGEMENT. WHEN AFLD CLSD BAK-12B(B) IN RAISED POSN DEP END RWY 22, REMOVED APCH END RWY 22. 8 PT TIE-DOWNS ON ALL BAK-12B IN RAISED POSN.
JASU: (A/M32C-10D) (MA-3D) 2(A/M32A-86D) (MC-5 LO-PACK) (SGNSC) (PMU-29E) 2(A/M32A-60A).
FUEL: 1 HR REFUEL DELAY CAN BE EXP. 100 - AVBL THRU PRIOR ARNG WITH AERO CLUB ONLY DSN 527-2376 COMM 661-275-2376.
FLUID: JOAP SOAP SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX.
OIL: O-156, 0-147, O-148
MISC - ACFT WITH DV INBD CTC PTD 40 NM OUT. NO COMSEC AVBL; AIRCREW LTD TO OWN RESOURCES ON ARR OR IN CASE OF EXTV DELAY. UHF EQPT ACFT MUST USE UHF (NOT VHF) IN PAT. NO RVR CAPABILITIES.
4. RSTD - SOUTH BASE RWY 06/24 IS LIMITED TO LIGHT AIRCRAFT (12,500 POUNDS GROSS WEIGHT OR LESS), NO TURBOJETS.
MISC: TSNT ACFT MAY EXP IFR SEPN DLYS ENTERING R2508 COMPLEX. TSNT ACFT EXP EXTV RFL DLYS.
NS ABTMT - RWY 22L & RWY 22R: ALL IFR DEP EXC LO PERFORMANCE ACFT (C12, T1, ETC) WHOSE INITIAL TURN IS SW-N, FLY RWY HDG TIL 12 DME BEFORE TURNING ON CRS.
MISC: CARGO AIRCRAFT REQUIRING SUPPORT MUST ARRIVE PRIOR TO 0200Z++. NO SPACE A PASSENGER SUPPORT AVAILABLE.
1. RSTD - OFFL BUS ONLY, PPR ALWAYS. PPR AND AIRSPACE BRIEFING RQR FOR ALL ACFT (NO EXC), EDWARDS PPR BRIEFING LCTD AT WWW.EDWARDS.AF.MIL/R-2515-AIRSPACE, TRNS THRU ASP MUST BE PRIOR COORD WITH AIRSPACE MGR DSN 527-2515.
2. RSTD-TRAN SHOULD BE PRIOR COORD IN ADVANCE WITH AIRSPACE MGR DSN 527-2446 OR SPORT RCF DSN 527-3928. ALL PPR RQR MIN 24 HR PRIOR NOTICE, NO SAME DAY PPR AVBL. PPR WILL NOT BE ISSUED MORE THAN 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. ALL PPR VALID +/- 30 MIN PPR TIME. FONE COORD RQR FOR PPR OUTSIDE OF BLOCK TIME.
3. RSTD - PRACTICE APCH TO EDWARDS AFB MAIN BASE RWY, NORTH BASE RWY AND LAKE BED RWY PROH WHEN TWR CLSD. CTC NASA FLT OPS C661-276-3213 EXC FOR PPR. NON-NASA REGISTERED ACFT MUST CONTACT NASA TO PARK ON NASA RAMP. S BASE RWY 06-24 CLSD OFFL SS-SR.
CAUTION: USE CAUTION FOR UAS ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES FROM RWY 04L/22R, SOUTH BASE RWY 06/24, NORTH BASE RWY 06/24, THE ROGERS/ROSAMOND LAKEBED RUNWAY COMPLEX AND WITHIN R-2515. CONTACT ATC FOR UAS FLIGHT ACTIVITIES.
CAUTION - VFR INITIAL FLOWN 1500 FT N OF RWY CNTRLN DUE TO STEEP STRAIGHT IN SIMULATED FLAME OUT AND SHUTTLE APCH TO RWY.
CAUTION: CAUTION - PAY CAREFUL ATTN TO ACFT ALIGNMENT ON FINAL TO PRECLUDE INADVERTENT LDG ON S BASE RWY 24. NUMEROUS UNMRK/UNLGTD OBST SUR ARPT.
CAUTION - OBSERVER VIS RSTD SW-N DUE BLDG OBST VISION.
RSTD: RWY 04L-22R DAYLT ONLY OPS.
SERVICE-LGT: ILS AND PAPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
TSNT ALERT SVC AVBL 1400-0600Z++ WKD. TSNT SVC UNAVBL FOR MULT ACFT TURNS/SORTIES. TRANSPORTATION SVC AVBL 1400-2330Z++ WKD. LTD FLEET SVC AVBL. NO PRIORITY BASIS.
CAUTION: OCNL WX BALLOON LAUNCHES 1 1/4NM NORTH WEST (APPROX 290 DEG) FROM ATCT.
MISC: NON-PARTICIPATING ACFT MAY EXP SIGNIFICANT DELAYS WHILE SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE IS SANITIZED TO ALLOW FOR TRANSIT UNDER IFR. NON-PARTICIPATING ACFT PLAN TO ARR/DEP 0200-0600Z++, 1400-1700Z++ AND 1900-2100Z++. ADVANCED COORD AND APVL RQR OUTSIDE ABV TIMES.
BASH PHASE II IN EFF 1 MAR - 30 APR AND 15 SEP - 15 NOV (SEE NOTAMS FOR SPECIFIC DATES).
CSTMS/AG/IMG - NOT TO BE USED AS AOE. NO CSTMS OR AG INSPN AVBL.
5. RSTD: UNAVBL AS A PRIM OR DIVERT LCTN AFTER PUBL AFLD HRS. AFLD HRS SUBJECT TO CHG NEAR FEDERAL HOL; UPDATES POSTED VIA NOTAM. CALL EDWARDS AFB BOPS FOR MOST CURRENT ALFD HRS.
RWY COND CODE (RWYCC) NOT RPTD.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 04/22: S160 T200 ST175 TT560.

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.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22L   download (230KB)
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22L   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (106KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22L   download (107KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 04L   download (196KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 04R   download (203KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 22L   download (89KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 22R   download (190KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 04R   download (130KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 22L   download (79KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (16 nm NW)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (16 nm NW)
KWJF - General Wm J Fox Airfield (19 nm SW)
KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (19 nm SW)
KVCV - Southern California Logistics Airport (31 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2614:26
Sunrise06:5414:54
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 15:16:06
Local (UTC-8)  16-Dec-2017 07:16:06
 
METAR
KEDW 
2nm SE 
161458Z 22009KT 9SM FEW100 SCT150 09/M06 A2973 RMK AO2A PK WND 25028/21 SLP064 T00891057 53003
K9L2 
5nm N 
161458Z AUTO 23009KT 6SM HZ CLR M A2973 RMK AO2 SLPNO 50001 FZRANO $
KMHV 
16nm NW 
161440Z AUTO 31025G33KT 10SM CLR 11/M07 A2971 RMK A01
KPMD 
19nm SW 
161453Z AUTO 29014KT 8SM CLR 10/M06 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP069 60000 T01001056 55002 TSNO
KWJF 
20nm SW 
161456Z AUTO 26018KT 10SM BKN075 09/M04 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP079 60000 T00891039 53001
TAF
KEDW 
2nm SE 
160201Z 1602/1708 VRB06KT 9999 BKN250 OVC300 QNH2998INS BECMG 1605/1606 22012KT 9999 BKN250 QNH2992INS BECMG 1610/1611 26012G18KT 9999 SCT150 BKN250 QNH2990INS TEMPO 1615/1619 28015G25KT 510009 BECMG 1619/1620 04012G18KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2984INS BECMG 1704/1705 05020G30KT 9999 SCT250 520009 QNH2982INS TX17/1623Z TN02/1612Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1606 NEXT 1810
KPMD 
19nm SW 
161409Z 1614/1712 29020G30KT P6SM SKC FM161600 30010KT P6SM SKC FM162000 03015KT P6SM SKC FM170300 04008KT P6SM SKC
KWJF 
20nm SW 
161330Z 1614/1712 28025G35KT 6SM BLDU SCT250 FM161530 29010KT P6SM BKN250 FM162000 04015KT P6SM SCT250 FM170300 04008KT P6SM SCT250
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