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KNIP Jacksonville Naval Air Station (Towers Field)
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: NIP
Lat/Long: 30-14-01.3417N / 081-40-33.8059W
30-14.022362N / 081-40.563432W
30.2337060 / -81.6760572
(estimated)
Elevation: 22.5 ft. / 7 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (2010)
From city: 4 miles S of JACKSONVILLE, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 32212

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: GAINESVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NIP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
OPR 24/7, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.
Pattern altitude: TRAN JET ACFT EXP RGT TFC RWY 10.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RWY 10/28 - 134.775.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.15
ATIS: 290.425
NAVY JACKSONVILLE GROUND: 128.6 336.4 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
NAVY JACKSONVILLE TOWER: 125.15 340.2 307.325 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
JACKSONVILLE APPROACH: 127.775
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 127.775 RWY 27
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 353.675
ATCOM (SSB): 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NAVY JAX FLT PLN: 134.775 310.2
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RADAR: 127.7X 134.1X 266.8X 276.4 278.8X 299.6X 305.8 314.8X 315.4 325.2X 328.4 337.2X 348.0X 350.8X 354.8X 363.0X 379.225X
WX AWOS-3 at HEG (7 nm W): 119.275 (904-695-0334)
WX ASOS at CRG (10 nm NE): PHONE 904-646-4670
WX AWOS-3 at VQQ (10 nm W): 125.275 (904-778-6934)
WX ASOS at JAX (16 nm N): PHONE 904-741-4304
  • SFA.
  • SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRGr237/10.7CRAIG VORTAC114.5003W
VQQr087/(11.2)CECIL VOR117.9003W
SGJr319/24.5ST AUGUSTINE VOR/DME109.4006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REYNOLDS004/16.033807WRYD .-. -.-- -..

Airport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 9003 x 200 ft. / 2744 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 61 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 10/28 CLSD 1000-1230Z++ FOR CENTERLINE MAINTENANCE.
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 30-13.895333N30-13.904000N
Longitude: 081-41.576167W081-39.865833W
Elevation: 22.5 ft.7.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 997 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
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: yesyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 5979 x 200 ft. / 1822 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 30-14.554000N30-13.860500N
Longitude: 081-40.730050W081-39.922333W
Elevation: 12.4 ft.7.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 135 true321 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 2734 ft.no
Declared distances: LDA:3245TORA:3245 LDA:3245
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Approach lights: OLS & WAVE-OFF
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

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
NAVAL AIR STATION
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32212

Additional Remarks

E60-32 HOOK E28(B) (2984 FT)
E60-28 HOOK E28(B) (1992 FT)
E60-10 HOOK E28(B) (1190 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) 1229 FT)
JASU: 1(NCPP-105) 2(NC-8)
FUEL: J5
FLUID: LOCAL SQUADRONS CTC FUELS DIV FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3906, C904-542-3906, 1300-2030Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT AND SVC AVBL DUR NML WORKING HR, EXP 2 HR FUEL DELAY. ACFT STAIRS AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC, QUALIFIED AIRCREW RQRD.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TOUCH AND GO NA. ALL ACFT CTC FLT PLNG 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LNDG. RY 14 AVBL FOR ARR F/W CAT A AND R/W ACFT.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVIATION ACFT VICINITY CECIL FLD.
CAUTION: UNSHIELDED LGT AT BALLFIELD NIP 216/2.4 NM ON RY 10 APCH.
AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EV MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1400-1600Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, & OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FM 1230-1400Z++. 48 HR PPR NTC REQ EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO, AND LIFEFLTS, CTC BASEOPS DSN 942-5211, C904-542-2511. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
NS ABTMT: STOP LDG ONLY MON-SAT BTN 0300-1300Z++ & SUN BTN 0300-1700Z++ DUE TO QUIET HRS.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: ACFT RQR INSPECTION CTC AFLD MGR DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176 AT LEAST 48 HRS PRIOR TO ARR TO COORD INSPECTION SETUP.
MISC: VIP ACFT CTC BASE OPS PRIOR LDG.
CAUTION: TO PRECLUDE TAIL HOOK SKIP DURING A-GEAR ENGAGEMENT, AVOID RY 10/28 CNTRLN LGTS LOCATED 24 INCHES SOUTH OF RWY CNTRL. MAXIMUM SAFE OFF-CNTR ARRESTMENT 40 FT.
RSTD: RY 14 NOT AVBL FOR LDG BTN SS AND SR. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EVERY MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1230-1400Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, JUL AND OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FR 1230-1400Z++.
RSTD: PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO AND LIFEFLTS, CTC AFLD MGR 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR, DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
MISC: CTC NAVAL ATLANTIC MET FAC JACKSONVILLE FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 942-2541, C904-542-2541.
CAUTION: MAT AREAS BTN RY 10/28 & RY 14/32 NOT AUTHORIZED FOR ACFT USE.
CAUTION: EXTREME BIRD HAZ DUR SUMMER MONTHS. CTC TWR FOR CURRENT BASH COND.
CAUTION: SKYDIVING AND GLIDER OPERATIONS , SFC TO 10,000 FT, 7MILES, IN VICINITY OF HERLONG AIRPORT, BTN SR & SS.
MISC: AIRCREWS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR ON/OFF BASE TRANSPORTATION. AIRCREWS COORDINATE FOR CLASSIFIED MATERIAL STORGE WITH NCTAMSLANT AT DSN 942-3777.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVATION ACFT INVOF CECIL FLD.
MISC: WX FCST SVC AVBL 0900-0100Z++ MON-FRI. ALL OTHER HOURS WX OBSERVER ONLY. CTC FWC-N AVN CP JAX AT DSN 942-2535 C904-542-2535. CTC NAVAL AVAITION FCST CNTR FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 564-2594, C757-444-2594 DURING OTHER 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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (111KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (217KB)
POGIE ONE   download (189KB)
TAYLOR TWO   download (173KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (134KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (118KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (133KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (137KB)
TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (103KB)
TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (103KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (238KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHEG - Herlong Recreational Airport (7 nm W)
KCRG - Jacksonville Executive Airport at Craig (10 nm NE)
KVQQ - Cecil Airport (10 nm W)
KJAX - Jacksonville International Airport (16 nm N)
KNRB - Mayport Naval Station (Adm David L. McDonald Field) (16 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0410:04
Sunrise06:3110:31
Sunset20:1500:15
Evening civil twilight20:4200:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2019 06:32:07
Local (UTC-4)  20-May-2019 02:32:07
 
METAR
KNIP 200553Z 16007KT 10SM FEW012 25/21 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02500211 10278 20250 58004
KHEG 
7nm W 
200615Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM BR CLR 22/21 A3005 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
200553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/22 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T02280222 10256 20228 58005
KVQQ 
11nm W 
200615Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM CLR 20/19 A3003 RMK AO2
KJAX 
16nm N 
200556Z 17003KT 10SM FEW250 22/21 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02220211 10261 20217 58004
KNRB 
16nm NE 
200622Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM FEW019 FEW024 SCT033 24/22 A3003 RMK AO2 T02390217 $
TAF
KNIP 1923/2023 11013G18KT 9999 FEW080 SCT250 QNH2996INS BECMG 2006/2008 16007KT FEW010 SCT020 QNH2999INS BECMG 2012/2014 VRB05KT SKC QNH2994INS BECMG 2021/2023 11010G15KT SKC QNH2990INS T24/2009Z T33/2021Z COR 2336 FN00199
KCRG 
10nm NE 
200546Z 2006/2106 17003KT P6SM FEW015 SCT250 FM201600 13008KT P6SM SCT050 SCT090 SCT250 FM201900 11011KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN100 FM210300 14006KT P6SM FEW040 FEW100
KVQQ 
11nm W 
200546Z 2006/2106 00000KT P6SM FEW030 FEW250 FM201300 20003KT P6SM FEW035 SCT250 FM201800 12008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN090 FM210200 15003KT P6SM FEW040 FEW100
KJAX 
16nm N 
200546Z 2006/2106 17003KT P6SM FEW015 SCT250 FM201700 13008KT P6SM SCT050 SCT090 SCT250 FM202000 11011KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN100 FM210200 14006KT P6SM FEW040 FEW100
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1923/2023 12013G18KT 9999 FEW080 SCT250 QNH2997INS BECMG 2004/2006 VRB05KT 8000 BR FEW010 SCT080 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2006/2012 6000 BR SCT005 BKN020 BECMG 2016/2018 12008KT 9999 NSW FEW050 QNH2997INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1923 TIL 2011 T23/2009Z T30/2019Z COR 2336 FN00199
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