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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

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
CLSD FOR FEDERAL HOLS; CK NOTAMS FOR CLOSURES.
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: 124.35 290.425
WX AWOS-3: 119.275
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: 127.775 127.775
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 127.775
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 ;NAVY JAX FLT PLN 134.775 310.2 ;NAVY JAX FLT PLN 353.675
ATCOM: 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
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): 125.4 (904-646-4670)
WX AWOS-3 at VQQ (10 nm W): 125.275 (904-778-6934)
WX ASOS at JAX (16 nm N): 125.85 (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
SGJr319/24.5ST AUGUSTINE VOR/DME109.4006W

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: J5
J5:J5 FUELS DIV DSN 942-3906, C 904-542-3906
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 66 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
134.775, FOR ACFT OPR IAW NASJAXINST 3710.1.
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:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:8006 LDA:8006TORA:8006 TODA:8006 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: 5978 x 200 ft. / 1822 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 30 /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: TORA:5978 TODA:5978 ASDA:5978 LDA:3244TORA:3244 TODA:3244 ASDA:5978 LDA:5978
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) (2985 FT)
E60-28 HOOK E28(B) (1995 FT)
E60-10 HOOK E28(B) (2190 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) 1229 FT)
JASU: 1(NCPP-105) 2(NC-8)
FLUID: LOCAL SQUADRONS CTC CRYOGENIC PLANT FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3818, C904-542-3818, 1200-2030Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT, SVC AND SPACE. ACFT STAIRS AVBL 1230-0300Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TGL NA WO CRS RULES BRF. ALL ACFT CTC FLT PLNG 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. RWY 14 AVBL FOR ARR FW CAT A AND R/W ACFT.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RWY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVIATION ACFT VICINITY CECIL FLD.
CAUTION: UNSHIELDED LGT AT BALLFIELD NIP 216/2.4 NM ON RWY 10 APCH.
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++.
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 RWY 10/28 CNTRLN LGTS LOCATED 24 INCHES SOUTH OF RWY CNTRL. MAXIMUM SAFE OFF-CNTR ARRESTMENT 40 FT.
RSTD: RWY 14/32 NOT AVBL FOR LDG BTN SS AND SR. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EV MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1200-1600Z++.
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 RWY 10/28 & RWY 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, 7 MILES, IN VICINITY OF HERLONG ARPT, 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 24 HR NTC.
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.
JASU -1(NC-10) 1 (MSU-200NAVIA/U47A-5(HUFFER) QLFD AIRCREW RQRD.
AMC TRML-HRS 1230-0300++ MON-FRI.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 8 September 2022 at 0901Z to 6 October 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (129KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (226KB)
POGIE TWO   download (192KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10   download (96KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28   download (119KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 10   download (127KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 28   download (121KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10   download (154KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28   download (156KB)
TACAN RWY 10   download (128KB)
TACAN RWY 28   download (128KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (86KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (403KB)

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 04-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5910:59
Sunrise07:2311:23
Sunset19:0823:08
Evening civil twilight19:3223:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Oct-2022 07:06:59
Local (UTC-4)  04-Oct-2022 03:06:59
 
METAR
KNIP 040653Z 36014KT 10SM FEW040 18/14 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP167 T01780139
KHEG 
7nm W 
040655Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM SCT034 SCT040 16/13 A3006 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
040653Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM FEW038 17/14 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01720144 TSNO
KVQQ 
11nm W 
040655Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM SCT032 SCT038 15/15 A3004 RMK AO2
KJAX 
16nm N 
040656Z 36004KT 10SM FEW035 FEW045 16/13 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01610128
KNRB 
16nm NE 
040652Z AUTO 03016KT 10SM FEW027 BKN036 22/16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02220161
TAF
KNIP 0323/0423 02012KT 9999 SCT025 BKN035 BKN250 QNH3000INS FM040200 36010KT 9999 SCT025 BKN040 BKN250 QNH2999INS FM041300 02013KT 9999 SCT025 QNH2998INS T17/0411Z T26/0420Z FN200
KCRG 
10nm NE 
040628Z 0406/0506 36008KT P6SM FEW025 BKN040 FM041100 01008KT P6SM SCT040 FM041400 02012G18KT P6SM FEW040 FM042200 03009KT P6SM SCT250 FM050200 04006KT P6SM BKN250
KVQQ 
11nm W 
040629Z 0406/0506 36006KT P6SM FEW025 SCT040 FM041400 03010G15KT P6SM FEW040 FM042200 04007KT P6SM SCT250 FM050200 05004KT P6SM BKN250
KJAX 
16nm N 
040630Z 0407/0506 36007KT P6SM FEW025 SCT040 FM041400 02011G16KT P6SM FEW035 FM042200 04008KT P6SM SCT250 FM050200 05004KT P6SM BKN250
KNRB 
16nm NE 
0323/0423 01012KT 9999 SCT020 BKN040 QNH2997INS FM040200 02012KT 9999 SCT010 BKN020 QNH2999INS FM041400 03015G20KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3001INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 0404 TIL 0409 T19/0411Z T23/0419Z FN20098
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