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KNGP Corpus Christi Naval Air Station/Truax Field
Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: NGP
Lat/Long: 27-41-33.7220N / 097-17-25.3580W
27-41.562033N / 097-17.422633W
27.6927006 / -97.2903772
(estimated)
Elevation: 18.7 ft. / 5.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (1990)
From city: 6 miles SE of CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 78418

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 07/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NGP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: FRI 1300-0100Z++, ALL MON-THU 1300-0500Z++
CLSD SAT, SUN & HOL. (DT 1200-0400Z MON-THU; 1200-2400Z FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN & HOL); OT CK NOTAM.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. WHEN TWR CLSD, ACTVT ALSF1 RWY 13R, HIRL RWY 13R/31L, RWY 04/22 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 134.85
ATIS: 114.0T 127.9 290.9
NAVY CORPUS GROUND: 118.7 257.85 [1300-0500Z++ MON-THU; 1300-0100Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN & HOL.]
NAVY CORPUS TOWER: 125.525 ;SOUTH 134.85 ;NORTH 340.2 ;NORTH 360.2 ;SOUTH [1300-0500Z++ MON-THU; 1300-0100Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN & HOL.]
CORPUS APPROACH: 120.9 ;ALL RYS EXCEPT AS NOTED, HI-T 127.5 ;HI-TACAN RWY 31L 128.675
CORPUS DEPARTURE: 128.675
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 314.3
AIR: 3123X 381.8X 5696X 8984X
BASE OPS: 346.65 7965
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
OPS: 139.0 ;ARMY OPS X-RAY CHARLIE 339.7 ;ARMY OPS X-RAY CHARLIE 49.7 ;ARMY OPS X-RAY CHARLIE
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RADAR SFA: 284.6
WX ASOS at CRP (12 nm NW): PHONE 361-289-0191
WX AWOS-3 at RAS (13 nm NE): 118.425 (361-749-0537)
WX AWOS-3 at TFP (14 nm N): 118.775 (361-758-8961)
  • FREQ: AIR 11201X.
  • NO NOTAM MP: PAR THURS 1300-1800++.
  • FREQ 343.5 RADAR WX ADVSY SVC.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NGP at fieldTRUAX VORTAC114.0006E
CRPr138/15.1CORPUS CHRISTI VORTAC115.5009E
ALIr088/(38.9)ALICE VOR114.5006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MELLON RANCH181/35.537506EMNO -- -. ---

Airport Services

Oil available: UHF CTAF - 340.2.
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5002 x 196 ft. / 1525 x 60 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 41 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 27-41.953283N27-41.127817N
Longitude: 097-17.308650W097-17.308332W
Elevation: 12.8 ft.16.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 179 true353 magnetic, 359 true
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 4/22

Dimensions: 5001 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 27-41.403183N27-41.986433N
Longitude: 097-17.846483W097-17.190483W
Elevation: 17.1 ft.13.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 045 true219 magnetic, 225 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions: 5000 x 220 ft. / 1524 x 67 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 47 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: CLSD SUN 1400-1800Z++
RUNWAY 13L  RUNWAY 31R
Latitude: 27-41.717583N27-41.134250N
Longitude: 097-17.531433W097-16.875800W
Elevation: 13.3 ft.17.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 134 true308 magnetic, 314 true
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions: 8002 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 55 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: CLSD SUN 1400-1800Z++
RUNWAY 13R  RUNWAY 31L
Latitude: 27-42.044233N27-41.110833N
Longitude: 097-18.095650W097-17.046233W
Elevation: 9.6 ft.17.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 128 magnetic, 134 true308 magnetic, 314 true
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)
Approach lights: 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/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Navy
Owner: US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC-CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373
Manager: COMMANDING OFFICER/AIRFIELD OPS
NAVAL AIR STATION
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78419
Phone 361-961-3395
/2506.

Additional Remarks

A: ALL R/W AND F/W ACFT LDG/TAXIING TO SEAWALL PPR DSN 861-2006/2007 C361-961-2006/2007.
A: AVOID FLT OVER POPULATED AREAS BLW 1000' AGL PRIOR TO GULF SHORE LINE.
TFC PAT: TRAN ACFT EXP APCH TO FULL STOP LDG ONLY WHEN SINGLE RWY OPR ARE BEING CONDUCTED, PRACTICE APCH NOT AUTH. NON-CNATRA TRAN ACFT EXP ONE APCH TO FULL STOP LDG OR DEP WHEN PARL RWY OPR.
CAUTION: HI MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXTREME VIGILANCE RQR. EXER EXTREME CAUTION VCNTY WALDRON FLD NALF LCTD 3 NM S.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 13L/31R: ST175 SBTT542 TRT585.
JASU: 2(GTC-85) 1(MSU-105) 2(NC-8).
FUEL: JP-8.
FLUID: SP PRESAIR LOX LHOXRB.
OIL: O-128-156.
CAUTION: EXTV R/W TEST OPR CONDUCTED MON-FRI FR 5 NM S OF THE PORT OF ARANSAS TO 2 NM N OF TRUAX NDB TO 1200'.
RSTD: REFUEL/TRAN ALERT ARNG STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL ACFT TO AVOID EXTV SVCG/TURNAROUND DELAYS OR PRK IN HI FOD RISK AREAS.
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS, IMG AVBL FOR ACFT ARRIVING FROM OVERSEAS, PLAN ARR FROM BTN 1400-2100Z-, C361-961-2506/2507.. PILOTS RQR TO PROVIDE IDENTA-PLATE NR TO INSPECTOR FOR BILLING.
A: R/W ACFT DESTINED FOR CORPUS CHRISTI ARMY DEPOT TURN IN WILL REMAIN AT LEAST 1/4 NM OFF SHORE AND 500' PRIOR TO CTC NAVY CORPUS TWR. PPR ALL CCAD TRAN ACFT. TURN IN WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED DUR NML DUTY HR, 1300-2300Z++ MON-FRI. MON-FRI.
A: R/W ACFT MAKE APCH TO HELIPAD ADJ HNG 46, CTC ARMY OPS, X-RAY CHARLIE PRIOR TO TAXI ON CCAD RAMP. POC AVN DIV, HGR 44.
A: AVOID OVFT OF BLDG S OF RAMP AREA AND AMMO DUMP E OF CONTAINMENT AREA.
A: TRAN AND PARTS PICKUP ACFT PARK/FUEL AT NAVY TRAN RAMP (SEPARATE PPR), DSN 861-2506/2507, C361-961-2506/2507.
A: ALL ACFT WITH WEAPONS ARR CCAD AFTER NML DUTY HR NOTIFY CCAD SECURITY DSN 861-3314, C361-961-3314.
A: MAJ MAINT AVBL.
A: LOADING/UNLOADING OF AIR CARGO - MIL/CIV DESIGNATED FOR CCAD WILL BE SCHED FOR DAYLGT HR ONLY. DUR TIMES OF NATL EMERG EXCEPTIONS APVD BY DRCT, SUPPLY CCAD DSN 861-2557, C361-961-2557.
CAUTION: BIRD ACTIVITY/BASH - SEE AP-1.
CAUTION: IF EQUIPPED, ALL ACFT SHALL UTILIZE UHF ATC FREQS UNLESS ASSIGNED VHF.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS BIRDS VCNTY AFLD.
JASU: 1(A/U47A-5) 1(NC-10C) 1(AM32A-108).
MISC: CLSD TWR OPS: DEPARTING IFR ACFT SHALL OBTAIN AN IFR CLNC AND RELEASE FROM SAN ANGELO FSS PRIOR TO TKOF WHEN THE FIELD IS IFR VIA GROUND LINK OR LANDLINE 1-800-WXBRIEF. IF THE FIELD IS VFR, A VFR DEPARTURE IS AUTHORIZED. KEY MIKE QUICKLY 2 TIMES FOR SAN ANGELO FSS ON GROUND LINK SYSTEM.
RSTD: CLSD TWR OPS PROHIBITED ONE HR PRIOR TO AFLD OPENING DUE TO AFLD PREPARATIONS EXC FOR CUSTOMS/BORDER PROTECTION. MSN CRITICAL OR OTHER EVENT RQR CTC BASE OPS DSN 861 2506/2507/3395, C361 961 2506/2507/3395.
MISC: UAS GROUND OPERATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF HANGAR 46, 0700-1530 MON-FRI. ACFT OPERATING TO THE SEA WALL USE CAUTION. INBOUND HELICOPTERS MAY CONTACT CORPUS CHRISTI ARMY DEPOT (CCAD) "X-RAY CHARLIE" AT DSN 861-1234/5 OR ON UHF 339.7 OR VHF 139.0 FOR INFORMATION.
RSTD: PPR 48 HR ALL TRAN ACFT, DSN 861-2506/2507, C361-961-2506/2507. FLIGHT PLANNING DSN 861-2505/2513, C316-961-2505/2513.
RMK: BASE OPS HR 1230-0500Z++ MON-THU; 1230-0100Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
RSTD: TWY D CLSD FR TAXILANE C TO CUSTOMS RAMP FR SS-SR.
TAXIWAY Y FROM 04/22 TO RWY 13R CLSD.
TWY S, SOUTH OF OCEAN DRIVE, LTD TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF 60 FT OR LESS. BIRD BATH, LCTD BTWN TWY Y AND TWY E, CLSD. USCG HELOPAD LOCATED ON THE SEAWALL AT 27 42 13N / 97 16 42.5W CLSD. SERVICE - FLUID - LO) AVBL ONLY WITH 7 DAYS PN OF RQMNT.
TFC PAT: ALL ACFT USE LDG OR TAXI LGT WHILE IN ARPT TFC AREA.
SERVICE-TRAN ALERT: TRAN ACFT EXP DELAYS FROM 0900-1400L DUE TO LTD REFUL/SVC. MAINT EXTREMELY LTD BEFORE 0900L, AFTER 1400L AND DURING NON-WORK HRS.

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.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS Z OR LOC/DME RWY 13R   download (154KB)
ILS Y OR RNAV (GPS) RWY 13R   download (153KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (131KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13L   download (133KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (129KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (124KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31L   download (139KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31R   download (127KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (124KB)
VOR/DME X RWY 31L   download (127KB)
VOR/DME Y OR TACAN Y RWY 13R   download (134KB)
VOR/DME Y OR TACAN Y RWY 31L   download (122KB)
VOR/DME Z OR TACAN Z RWY 13R   download (133KB)
VOR/DME Z OR TACAN Z RWY 31L   download (128KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 13R   download (118KB)
HI-VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 31L   download (125KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 35   download (131KB)
TACAN RWY 17   download (129KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (81KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LOCOE ONE   download (92KB)
WORRY ONE   download (82KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (144KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCRP - Corpus Christi International Airport (12 nm NW)
KRAS - Mustang Beach Airport (13 nm NE)
KTFP - McCampbell-Porter Airport (14 nm N)
KRBO - Nueces County Airport (22 nm W)
T69 - Alfred C 'Bubba' Thomas Airport (25 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0811:08
Sunrise06:3411:34
Sunset20:2501:25
Evening civil twilight20:5201:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jun-2019 17:41:26
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jun-2019 12:41:26
 
METAR
KNGP 161656Z AUTO 16021G26KT 10SM SCT025 BKN030 BKN036 32/26 A2989 RMK AO2 PK WND 15027/1617 SLP120 T03170256 $
KCRP 
12nm W 
161651Z 16017G24KT 10SM SCT029 BKN035 BKN060 32/25 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP116 T03220250
KRAS 
13nm NE 
161715Z AUTO 16016G20KT 10SM 31/25 A2990 RMK AO2 T03080252
KTFP 
14nm N 
161715Z AUTO 18020G25KT 10SM SCT024 SCT034 SCT048 32/25 A2988 RMK AO2 T03240250 PNO
TAF
KNGP 1615/1715 16018G25KT 9999 VCTS SCT020CB BKN030 QNH2975INS BECMG 1622/1700 15018G25KT 9999 VCTS SCT020CB SCT250 QNH2970INS BECMG 1704/1706 17018G25KT 9999 VCTS FEW007 SCT020CB QNH2974INS TEMPO 1709/1712 4800 -TSRA FEW005 SCT010CB FM171200 16012G17KT 9999 VCTS FEW010 SCT030CB QNH2978INS TEMPO 1712/1715 4800 -TSRA FEW005 SCT010CB AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1615 TIL 1711 T32/1621Z T27/1712Z FN00204
KCRP 
12nm W 
161122Z 1612/1712 16008KT P6SM SCT025 TEMPO 1612/1614 BKN025 FM161400 17015G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 FM162000 14020G25KT P6SM SCT035 FM170200 15012KT P6SM SCT025 FM170800 15008KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 TEMPO 1709/1712 BKN025
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