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KMCF MacDill Air Force Base
Tampa, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: MCF
Lat/Long: 27-50-57.6299N / 082-31-16.3797W
27-50.960498N / 082-31.272995W
27.8493416 / -82.5212166
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2000)
From city: 4 miles S of TAMPA, FL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 33608

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
FSS-ST. PETERSBURG PIE
NOTAMs facility: MCF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT, OVHD 1600 FT. DRG VFR COND TKOF & TGL ACFT MNTN 1100 FT TIL DEP END OF RWY.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 133.825 270.1
MAC DILL GROUND: 118.575 275.8
MAC DILL TOWER: 120.175 294.7
TAMPA APPROACH: 124.95 354.0 135.5
TAMPA DEPARTURE: 119.65 119.9 290.3 353.575 118.8(RWY 22) 134.25(RWY 4)
COMD POST: 132.775 134.1 6 AMW 311.0 6 AMW 323.8 6 AMW
PMSV METRO: 225.05
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1X 318.1X 324.5X 337.4X 339.1X 359.3X 379.8X
WX AWOS-3 at TPF (5 nm NE): 118.925 (813-251-6824)
WX ASOS at SPG (8 nm SW): 118.875 (727-821-4334)
WX ASOS at TPA (8 nm N): PHONE 813-873-7228
WX ASOS at PIE (9 nm W): PHONE 727-531-3456
WX AWOS-3 at VDF (14 nm NE): 121.125 (813-630-0924)
WX AWOS-3P at CLW (15 nm NW): 119.225 (727-449-2184)
  • SFA.
  • DEP RWY 22.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PIEr117/9.3ST PETERSBURG VORTAC116.4005W
SRQr010/26.6SARASOTA VOR/DME117.0005W
LALr252/28.1LAKELAND VORTAC116.0001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAPOK137/13.136005WPI .--. ..
COSME184/14.236805WTP - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 11421 x 151 ft. / 3481 x 46 m
RWY 04/22 MKD 150 FT WIDE WITH 50 FT WT BRG SHOULDERS EACH SIDE.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RWY 04/22 FIRST 1000' CONC, MID 9420' ASPHALT, GROOVED FULL LENGTH.
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 27-50.243830N27-51.677577N
Longitude: 082-31.961323W082-30.584835W
Elevation: 8.0 ft.13.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
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
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 257/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-22 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1397')
E60-04 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1338')
BEARING STRENGTH RY 04-22: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
LGT: RY 04 PAPI AND ILS RPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
A-GEAR: NML BAK-12B OUT OF SERVICE.
JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
FUEL: A++. ACFT NEED AN AIR CARD TO PURCHASE AVN FUEL OR BE PREPARED TO PAY CASH (U.S.). FOR CASH SALES PN RQR, CTC FUELS AT DSN 968-2074.
FLUID: LPOX LOX
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1100-0300Z++. LAVATORY SVC ONLY, PN RQR. LTD TRAN PRK FOR TACTICAL ACFT; EXP SVC DELAY FOR TACTICAL ACFT. UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDNANCE. TRAN ALERT IS CONTRACT MAINT, ALL TRAN ACFT MUST LAND BY 0230Z++ EXC VIP ACFT. ALL FTR TYPE/TRAINER ACFT MUST LAND BY 0200Z++. NO MULTIPLE IFR/VFR APCH FOR TRAN ACFT AFTER 0230Z++. TRAN ALERT CAN SUPPORT MINIMAL TRAN ACFT FOR LCL OR OUT AND BACK TRAN FLTS WITH PRIOR APVL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 FLT HAZ (FLORIDA-R2901) AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AFTERBURNER PROCEDURES.
RSTD: AVOID OVFT OF THE ST. PETERSBURG LAND MASS BY AT LEAST 1.5 NM. PPR. CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-828-2350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD. PPR ISSUED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR. AFLD MGMT MUST HAVE A COPY OF FPL FOR ALL ACFT PRIOR TO DEP MACDILL AFB.
CAUTION: ON INST APCH TO MACDILL AFB RY 22, USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF PETER O. KNIGHT ARPT DUE TO LGT ACFT TFC BLW APCH LEG 4 NM NE.
CAUTION: COMMERCIAL ACFT CROSS APCH TO MACDILL AFB ENROUTE TO TAMPA INTL ARPT AT AND ABV 2100 FT. ON INST APCH TO RY 04, USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF ALBERT WHITTED ARPT DUE TO LGT TFC BLW APCH LEG 6 NM SW. MAINT RY AND TWY CNTRLINE WHEN EXITING RY.
CAUTION: UNCTL VFR TFC IN VCNTY OF KMCF BLW 1200'.
TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
AG: SEE GLOBAL HF SYSTEMS LISTING IN FIH.
RSTD: ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT. NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC ATIS, TWR, COMD POST, OR BASE OPS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
CAUTION: NSTD OVNR MRK MACDILL AFB ON RWY 4/22 ENDS. NSTD MRKS NORTH/SOUTH RAMPS, WING-TIP OBST LINES FOR TRNG.
CAUTION: BIRDBATH, ONLY USED FOR P-3, C-130, E-3A, KC-135 & B-737 ACFT NO FTR OR COPTER.
CAUTION: BIRD HAZ. EXP HVY BIRD ACT (PHASE II COND) FR 1 NOV - 28 FEB. DUR PHASE II BASH PERIOD, 24 HR BIRD WATCH ALERT IN EFFECT.
CAUTION: ALL ACFT MAKING 180 DEG TURNS ON RY, USE HAMMERHEADS LAST 1000 FT AT EACH END.
TRAN AIRCREWS MAY CTC 9 OWS FOR WX BRIEF AT DSN 965-0939.
RSTD: CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-8282350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD.
MISC: WHEN NVD OPS ARE IN EFFECT, CTC TWR 10 MIN PRIOR TO ARR OR DEP FOR AFLD LGT ADJ. FOR INFO CTC DSN 968-2120/4822.
AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HRS.
MISC: WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA AUTO SYS DSN 968-2627. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651. WHEN POSSIBLE 2 HR ADV NTC FOR ALL RQR BRIEFINGS.
RSTD: ALL DISTINGUISHED VISITOR ACFT AND ALL TRANSIENT ACFT MUST CTC MACDILL CMD POST ON 311.0 OR DSN 968-4361/4362 (C813-828-4361) 3 HRS PRIOR TO ARR AND 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR WITH ALL DISTINGUISHED VISITOR CODES, CUSTOMS INFORMATION AND SPACE-A PASSENGER INFORMATION.
RSTD: ALL AIRCREW DEP CIV ARPT OR GUARD/RESERVE BASE, CALL MACDILL COMD POST, 1 HR PRIOR TO TAKEOFF WITH PAX/CARGO/ETA INFO.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS VOIDS/SINKHOLES ON AFLD, ALL ACFT REMAIN ON TWY CNTRLINES.
CAUTION: CIV ARPT PETER O' KNIGHT (KTPF) LCTD 5 MILES N OF KMCF, SAME RY 22 ORIENTATION.
RSTD: ALL ACFT MUST LAND BY PPR APPROVED TIME OR CALL WITH ANY DEVIATIONS OR PPR IS INVALID, EXC FOR VIP ACFT.
MISC: MACDILL CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 4 WITH 7,800 GAL CAPABILITY. STEADY ARFF COND FOR MACDILL AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SVC (OLS) FOR CAT 1-4, AND REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC (RLS) FOR CAT 5-6.
MISC: CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
ALL B-747 (ALL SERIES) AND A-380 MUST ARRIVE WITH A TOW BAR.
RSTD: BRAVO RAMP PRK SPOT B4 CLSD FOR ALL ACFT.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLOND FIVE (RNAV) **NEW**   download (281KB)
BRDGE EIGHT   download (236KB)
DADES SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (302KB)
DARBS THREE   download (165KB)
DEAKK FIVE (RNAV)   download (252KB)
FOOXX FIVE (RNAV)   download (262KB)
LZARD SIX   download (238KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04   download (141KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22   download (133KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (119KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (108KB)
TACAN RWY 04   download (111KB)
TACAN RWY 22   download (100KB)
 
Departure Procedures
MACDILL ONE   download (77KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTPF - Peter O Knight Airport (5 nm NE)
KSPG - Albert Whitted Airport (8 nm SW)
KTPA - Tampa International Airport (8 nm N)
KPIE - St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (9 nm W)
KVDF - Tampa Executive Airport (14 nm NE)
KCLW - Clearwater Air Park (15 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0511:05
Sunrise07:2811:28
Sunset19:4323:43
Evening civil twilight20:0700:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Mar-2019 13:14:27
Local (UTC-4)  26-Mar-2019 09:14:27
 
METAR
KMCF 261256Z AUTO 33007KT 10SM FEW013 21/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP176 T02100178 FZRANO $
KTPF 
6nm NE 
261255Z AUTO 32006KT 10SM SCT010 SCT110 21/21 A3005 RMK AO2
KTPA 
7nm N 
261253Z 34007KT 10SM FEW010 21/18 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP175 T02060183
KSPG 
8nm SW 
261253Z 34009KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02110183
KPIE 
9nm NW 
261253Z 32006KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T02060183
KVDF 
14nm NE 
261255Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM CLR 19/18 A3005 RMK AO2
KCLW 
15nm NW 
261255Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM SCT011 20/18 A3005 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCF 261151Z 2611/2714 VRB04KT 9999 SCT010 QNH3002INS TEMPO 2611/2614 BKN015 BECMG 2614/2615 31009KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS BECMG 2705/2706 34006KT 9999 FEW010 SCT020 QNH3000INS TX25/2619Z TN16/2708Z
KTPA 
7nm N 
261137Z 2612/2718 32006KT P6SM SCT010 FM261400 30007KT P6SM SCT025 FM261800 29011KT P6SM FEW040 FM270200 32005KT P6SM FEW030 FM271100 36010KT P6SM SCT010 BKN030 FM271400 02012G18KT P6SM SCT030
KPIE 
9nm NW 
261137Z 2612/2712 32007KT P6SM SCT010 FM261400 31008KT P6SM SCT025 FM261800 30011KT P6SM FEW040 FM270200 32007KT P6SM FEW030 FM271100 36012KT P6SM SCT010 BKN030
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