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KLUF Luke Air Force Base
Glendale, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LUF
Lat/Long: 33-32-05.8810N / 112-22-59.5185W
33-32.098017N / 112-22.991975W
33.5349669 / -112.3831996
(estimated)
Elevation: 1085 ft. / 330.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (1990)
From city: 7 miles W of GLENDALE, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85309

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 09/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LUF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-THU 1330-0530Z, ALL FRI 1330-0130Z
CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
Pattern altitude: BASE LEG RY 21 OUTSIDE HOUSING AREA(1 NME); BASE LEG RY 3 AVOID PHOENIX-LITCHFIELD APT(4 NMS). OVERHEAD 300 KIAS, 3100 FT MSL TIL 5 DME THEN 2600 FT MSL; CONVL-2100 FT MSL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: AFLD UNLGTD WHEN FIELD IS CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
DUSK-2400.
Airline operations: REDUCED FIRE FIGHTING AND RESCUE CAPABILITIES FOR KC135 AND LARGER. WEEKEND/HOLIDAY OPS FURTHER REDUCE FIREFIGHTING CAPABILITIES FOR C-37 (GULFSTREAM 5) AND LARGER. SEVERE RISK/LOSS. FIREFIGHTING FORCES CANNOT BE EXP TO EXTINGUISH INTERIOR FIRE OR SUCCESSFUL RESCUE OPS. ONLY LTD EXTERIOR FIREFIGHTING CAN BE PERFORMED. CTC AFLD MGMT FOR VERIFICATION.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 134.925 269.9
WX ASOS: 267.4 (623-877-8609)
LUKE GROUND: 133.175 335.8 [OPR 1330-0530Z MON-THUR; 1330-0130Z FRI; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
LUKE TOWER: 119.1 379.9 [OPR 1330-0530Z MON-THUR; 1330-0130Z FRI; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
LUKE APPROACH: 118.15 NORTH 125.45 SOUTH 263.125 SOUTH 363.125 NORTH [OPR 1300-0530Z MON-THU; 1300-0130Z FRI; CLSD WEEKEND AND HOL.]
PHOENIX APPROACH: 120.7 [0530-1300Z MON-THU; 0400-1300Z FRI-SUN; 24 HOL.]
LUKE DEPARTURE: 118.15 NORTH 125.45 SOUTH 263.125 SOUTH 363.125 NORTH [OPR 1300-0530Z MON-THU; 1300-0130Z FRI; CLSD WEEKEND AND HOL.]
PHOENIX DEPARTURE: 120.7 [0530-1300Z MON-THU; 0400-1300Z FRI-SUN; 24 HOL.]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.25 273.475
COMD POST: 349.4
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 125.45 SOUTH 263.125 SOUTH
PMSV METRO: 267.4 375.2
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 125.45 SOUTH 263.125 SOUTH
WX AWOS-3 at GEU (4 nm E): 119.425 (623-877-8609)
WX AWOS-3 at BXK (17 nm SW): 119.625 (623-386-7627)
WX ASOS at DVT (18 nm NE): 126.5 (623-587-7764)
WX ASOS at PHX (20 nm E): PHONE 602-231-8557
  • COMD POST - BLABBERMOUTH
  • NO NOTAM MP: ASR (DIGITAL) 0600-1230Z WKDAY.
  • WX FLT FORECASTER AVBL DURING AFLD HRS OR WHEN WATCH/ WING/ADVY ISSUED.
  • BASE OPS OPR 1330-0530Z WKD; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PXRr274/21.6PHOENIX VORTAC115.6012E
BXKr064/22.6BUCKEYE VORTAC110.6014E
GBNr009/37.7GILA BEND VORTAC116.6014E
IWAr278/39.2WILLIE VORTAC113.3013E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHANDLER287/33.040712ECHD -.-. .... -..

Airport Services

Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3L/21R

Dimensions: 10012 x 150 ft. / 3052 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
RWY 03L/21R GROOVED FULL LEN.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 50 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: MULTIPLE RY MARKINGS FOR RY 21R/03L AND RY 21L/03R FADED OR NON-STANDARD.
RUNWAY 3L  RUNWAY 21R
Latitude: 33-31.378500N33-32.594500N
Longitude: 112-23.913833W112-22.580667W
Elevation: 1076.9 ft.1084.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: precisionprecision
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 3R/21L

Dimensions: 9904 x 150 ft. / 3019 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 62 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3R  RUNWAY 21L
Latitude: 33-31.609333N33-32.812167N
Longitude: 112-23.393333W112-22.074500W
Elevation: 1071.0 ft.1084.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: precisionprecision
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
SFL UNAVBL.
ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
SFL UNAVBL.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
LUKE AFB
GLENDALE, AZ 85301
Phone 623-856-1110
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
LUKE AFB
GLENDALE, AZ 85301
Phone 623-856-7131
RAPCON - 623-856-6448.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 274/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-03R RWY 03R- MB60 (35' OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1413').
E60-03L RWY 03L- MB60 (35' OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1444').
E60-21R RWY 21R- MB60 (35' OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1519').
E60-21L RWY 21L- MB60 (35' OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1453 FT).
RSTD - AV-8 ACFT MAY NOT CONDUCT HOVER LDG WO SPECIFIC PERMS OF LUKE TWR.
RSTD: PPR ALL ACFT EXC AIREVAC AND SAAM MSN BUT ARE RQR TO OBTAIN A PPR NR FOR TRACKING/NOTIFICATIONS, CTC AFLD MGMT DSN 896-7131, C623-856-7131/7132, FAX C623-856-4131.
RSTD - ACFT MUST ADHERE TO PPR ARR BLOCK TIME +/- 30 MIN OF SKED LDG.
RSTD - MIN 24 HR ADVANCE COORD FOR ACFT WITH GWT OF 135,000 LB OR MORE.
RSTD - NO LCL SORTIES WILL BE FLOWN OUT BY TRAN ACFT.
RSTD - ALL ACFT WILL FILE A FLT PLAN PRIOR TO DEP.
RSTD - NO PRACTICE APCH FOR CIV ACFT AT LUKE AFB DUE TO STU TRNG.
CAUTION - EXTV STU JET TFC.
CAUTION - PILOTS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN FLYING RY 03/ 21 FINAL APCH CRS DUE TO VFR FLYWAYS.
CAUTION - HI POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING ON BOTH RY DUR WET COND.
NS ABTMT - EXTREMELY NOISE SENSITIVE AREA 5 NM NE.
JASU - 2(AM32A-60A) 2(MC-1A) FUEL - A++ FLUID - SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX.
OIL - O-128-PACKAGED ONLY, RQR HAND TRANSFER; 133-148-156 SOAP.
TRAN ALERT - LTD TRAN PRK. EXP UP TO 4 HR SVC DELAY. FLW ME SVC AVBL O/R. NO FLEET SVC AVBL. NO F16 GE ENG TRAN SUPPORT AVBL.
MISC: CLASSIFIED STORAGE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCREW IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AT AMOPS, PLEASE CONTACT COMMAND POST FOR STORAGE AT DSN 896-5600 OR COMM (623)856-5600.
RSTD: TWY F CLSD.
CAUTION: APN LGT POLE LCTD 1200 FT SE FM RY 03R-21L CNTRLN, 456 FT AND 676 FT FM RY 21L THLD AND APN LGT POLE LCTD 1430 FT 'SW' FM RY 03R-21L CNTRLN, 676 FT FM RY 21L THLD.
CAUTION: VARIOUS 90 FT LIGHT POLES LCTD NEAR FIRE TRAINING FAC LCTD 1358.3 FT FM RY 21R CENTERLINE.
MISC: FOUR ENG ACFT WILL, IF AUTH, SHUT-DOWN OUTBOARD ENG PRIOR TO TAXI AFTER LDG. KC130 OR LARGER ACFT EXP BACK TAXI PRO AFTER LDG RY 21L/R WILL UTILIZE TWY 'B' TO TRAN PRK.".
SERVICE-LGT: ALL RY THLD LIGHTING IS GATED.
RSTD: TWY H RSTD TO FTR ACFT AND SMALLER.
SERVICE-LGT: PAPI GS 3 DEG WITH TD PT APRX 945 FT PAST THLD ON ALL RY. RY 03R ILS AND PAPI GS NOT COINCIDENTAL. SSALR ONLY IS PRIM APCH LGT SYS CONFIG; FULL ALSF-1 LGT AVBL UPON REQ OR AS DETERMINED BY WX COND.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: MIN 24 HR PPR, CTC SEC FORCES DSN: 896-5970, CELL: 623-856-5970.
SERVICE-LGT: RWY EDGE, THLD LGT, AND APCH LGT SET TO STEP 5 DLY FR 2230Z (1530L) TIL SS, OCT-FEB, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQ BY AIRBORNE PILOTS.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: CSTMS AND IMB UNAVBL FOR SPACE AVBL AND CIV PAX. CIV PAX MUST BE PROCESSED AT AN APV PT OF EMBARKATION PRIOR TO ARR.
MISC: CIVIL ACFT AND 56 FTR WG ACFT WISHING TO PRACTICE ILS APCH AT LUKE AUX FLD #1 SHOULD CTC LUKE RAPCON AT C(623) 856-6448 TO VERIFY OPERATIONAL STATUS OF ILS.
TRAN ALERT RAMP AND NORTH RAMP USED FOR VARIOUS ACFT. COORD AND APVL RQR BY AFLD MGMT.
SERVICE-A-GEAR: RWY 03L-21R: APCH AND DEP END BAK-12A IN RAISED POSN WITH 8 PT TIE-DOWNS; DEP END MB60 (LCTD IN OVRN) IN RAISED POSN. RWY 03R-21L: DEP END BAK-12A AND MB60 (LCTD IN OVRN) IN RAISED POSN; APCH END BAK-12A IN RAISED POSN WITH 30 MIN PN. DUR EXTN SINGLE RWY OPR APP AND DEP END BAK-12A AND DEP END MB60 IN RAISED POSN FOR THE OPEN RWY. ALL RWY BAK-12 SHELTERS (8 TOTAL) LCTD 200 FT FR RWY CNTRLN.
SERVICE-FUEL: FUEL REQ THAT EXCEED 24,000 GAL (160,000 LBS) MUST BE PRE-COORD 72 HR PRIOR TO ARR AT LUKE AFB.
MISC: NO PAX TRML AT LUKE AFB. NO SPACE-A PAX ACCEPTED.
CAUTION: BASH PHASE II (MIGRATION) PERIODS IN EFFECT YEAR ROUND.
RY 03R-21L & RY 03L-21R BAK-12 SHELTERS (8 TOTAL) LOCATED 200 FT FM RY CENTERLINE.
RY 03R-21L & RY 03L-21R BAK-12 SHELTERS (8 TOTAL) LOCATE4D 200 FT FM RY CENTERLINE.
ARFF STATUS REDUCED TO LEVEL 3 FOR WEEKENDS, FED HOL, AND WING DOWN DAYS.
COPTERS MUST REMAIN 500- AGL UNTIL 1000- PAST RWY THLD WHEN FLYING OVER ANY RAISED MB60 ARRESTING SYSTEM.
RSTD: ACFT REQ PRACTICE APCH OR TOUCH AND GO'S MUST COORD WITH AFLD MGMT AT LEAST 24 HRS IN ADVANCE, NO PPR RQR.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
LENNI THREE   download (162KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 03R   download (99KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 21L   download (96KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 03L   download (85KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 03R   download (86KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 21L   download (84KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 21R   download (82KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BUSCO NINE   download (276KB)
LUKE ONE   download (172KB)
NORDY ONE   download (165KB)
TANKZ ONE   download (167KB)
TIRON SEVEN   download (202KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (116KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGEU - Glendale Municipal Airport (4 nm E)
KGYR - Phoenix Goodyear Airport (7 nm S)
KDVT - Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (18 nm NE)
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (20 nm E)
KSDL - Scottsdale Airport (24 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5713:57
Sunrise07:2414:24
Sunset17:2100:21
Evening civil twilight17:4800:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2018 02:02:47
Local (UTC-7)  10-Dec-2018 19:02:47
 
METAR
KLUF 110058Z AUTO 31005KT 10SM CLR 17/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01670073 $
KGEU 
4nm E 
110150Z 00000KT 10SM BKN170 OVC250 17/07 A3006
KGYR 
7nm S 
110147Z 01006KT 10SM SCT120 BKN160 OVC200 16/06 A3003
KBXK 
17nm SW 
110135Z AUTO RMK AO1
KPHX 
18nm E 
110151Z 12003KT 10SM OVC180 18/01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01830011
KDVT 
18nm NE 
110153Z 09007KT 10SM CLR 17/01 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01720006
TAF
KLUF 102000Z 1020/1202 02009KT 9999 BKN200 QNH3010INS BECMG 1102/1103 VRB06KT 9999 FEW200 QNH3002INS BECMG 1117/1118 12009KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2999INS TX22/1022Z TN04/1113Z
KPHX 
18nm E 
102048Z 1021/1124 08009KT P6SM FEW200 OVC250 FM102200 VRB05KT P6SM OVC200 FM110600 10004KT P6SM BKN200 FM112100 VRB04KT P6SM BKN200
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