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KNKX Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: NKX
Lat/Long: 32-52-06.7043N 117-08-35.4782W
32-52.111738N 117-08.591303W
32.8685290,-117.1431884
(estimated)
Elevation: 477.1 ft. / 145.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2015)
From city: 3 miles N of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92126

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NKX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: FRI 1630-0200Z++, ALL SAT CLSD, ALL SUN 2200-0200Z++, ALL HOL CLSD, ALL MON-THU 1530-0800Z++
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTIVATE-ALSF-1, HIRL, CL AND PAPI RWY 06L-24R-298.925 OR 135.2
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 352.0
MIRAMAR GROUND: 128.625 307.325 [1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
MIRAMAR TOWER: 135.2 298.925 340.2 [1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
SOCAL APPROACH: 132.2
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 119.6 ;WEST 132.2 ;EAST
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.975 254.325
PMSV METRO: 342.4
PTD: 335.625
RADAR: 133.625 266.8X 270.35 307.9X 328.4X 348.75 350.275 373.575 379.125 380.3X
WX ASOS at MYF (3 nm S): 126.9 (858-576-4337)
WX ASOS at SAN (8 nm S): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (9 nm E): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at RNM (15 nm NE): PHONE 760-789-7699
WX ASOS at CRQ (17 nm NW): PHONE 760-930-0864
WX ASOS at NRS (18 nm S): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SDM (20 nm SE): 132.35 (619-661-8297)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr320/21.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
OCNr133/26.3OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
JLIr225/32.4JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6L/24R

Dimensions: 12000 x 200 ft. / 3658 x 61 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 72 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6L  RUNWAY 24R
Latitude: 32-51.873985N32-52.372448N
Longitude: 117-09.890945W117-07.621707W
Elevation: 425.7 ft.474.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
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: OLSALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
SF, OLS
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 6R/24L

Dimensions: 8001 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6R  RUNWAY 24L
Latitude: 32-51.928375N32-52.260677N
Longitude: 117-09.100330W117-07.587280W
Elevation: 430.2 ft.477.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
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: OLSOLS
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
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92145

Additional Remarks

E60-24R HOOK E28(B) (2300')
E60-06R HOOK E28(B) (1052')
E60-06L HOOK E28(B) (2490')
E60-24L HOOK E28(B) (2301')
CAUTION: WATER ON THE RUBBER BUILD-UP AREAS OF THE RWY MAY PRODUCE POOR TRACTION AND/OR BA AND STANDING WATER ON RWY MAY PRODUCE HYDROPLANING COND.
NS ABTMT: STRICTLY ENFORCED, MANDATORY PRO AND CRS RULES. ALL TRAN ACFT MUST REVIEW AND SIGN NOISE ABATEMENT FORM WITH FLT PLANNING.
CAUTION: HIGH MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE.
CAUTION: ALL ACFT ARR/DEP VFR VIA CORRIDOR RULES TO/FR COASTLINE ARE ADZD TO EXER EXTREME CTN TO AVOID HANG GLDR ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-283/5 DME.
CAUTION: EXTSV GEN AVIATION TFC ALL ALTS, ALL DRCT NEAR AFLD. HIGH VOLUME OF CIV VFR TFC ALONG THE COAST W OF AFLD.
MISC: ORDNANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PMTD TO RMN ON RON TSNT ACFT.
SERVICE-LGT: PAPI RRP NOT COINCIDENTAL WITH PAR RY 24L & RY 24R. PAPI UNITS FOR RY 06R/L ARE OPTIMIZED FOR HGT GROUP 2 TYPE ACFT.
A-GEAR: SHORT FLD A-GEAR RWY 24R NML DE-RIGGED.
FUEL: J5
FLUID: SP LHOX LOX.
OIL: O-148-156.
TRAN ALERT: NO AMC FLEET SVC AVBL. ALCE TEAM RQR FOR ALL AMC FLT. LTD TRAN SVC, NO TIE-DOWN, OIL/LABORATORY ANALYSIS OR TRAN MAINT SVC AVBL.
JASU: (A/M47A-4) (NC-10A1) (NC-10C)
TRAN ALERT: NO SHUTTLE SVC AVBL. ALL VIP ACFT CTC AIRFIELD OPS ON PTD 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
RSTD (1 OF 3): PPR FOR ALL TSNT ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE RQRD TO CTC VISITING ACFT LINE DSN 307-4284, C858-307-4284 (PPR RSTRD TO 30 MIN BFR/AFT APVD TIME; PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORDD TO ARR).
RSTD (2 OF 3): FOR STAGING (LCL TRNG FLT) OR HIGH VISIBILITY EVENTS (VIP M7 AND ABOVE, MEDEVAC W/BATTLE PATIENTS, OIF/OEF HOMECOMING, HR/ANGEL FLIGHTS ETC.) ARE REQUIRED TO NOTIFY AIROPS 1HR PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DUE TO 3DMAW CG AND STATION CO COORDINATION.
RSTD (3 OF 3): PLEASE CTC THE OPS DUTY OFFICER AT DSN 307-4277/4284, C858-307-4277/4284.
TFC PAT: REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF USN/USMC ACFT. OPR ON PARL RWY 700' APART. MULTI PRACTICE APCH RY 06L/R NOT AUTH. RADAR VECTORS TO FINAL APCH EXP STEEP DESCENT.
AIRFIELD OPRG HRS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; CHECK NOTAMS OR CTC AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY HRS. PILOTS FILING MCAS MIRAMAR AS AN ALTN OR EMERG DIVERT ARE ADVISED TO CALL AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY OPRG HRS.
CLOSED FIELD OPNS (CFO) ARE RSTRD AND RQR PPR.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.

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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R   download (176KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (182KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (184KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (192KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (151KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (224KB)
REDIN FOUR   download (100KB)
SWOLF NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (184KB)
TINNY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (171KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (252KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (3 nm S)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (8 nm S)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (9 nm E)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (11 nm S)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (15 nm NE)
KCRQ - Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (17 nm NW)
KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (18 nm S)
KSDM - Brown Field Municipal Airport (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4012:40
Sunrise06:0713:07
Sunset19:4202:42
Evening civil twilight20:0903:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Aug-2020 09:26:15
Local (UTC-7)  05-Aug-2020 02:26:15
 
METAR
KNKX 050419Z 26004KT 10SM BKN010 18/16 A2995 T01830161
KMYF 
3nm S 
050853Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM OVC013 19/15 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01940150 58004
KSAN 
8nm S 
050851Z 25006KT 10SM OVC015 19/15 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP144 T01940150 58003
KSEE 
9nm E 
050915Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM OVC013 19/16 A2994 RMK AO2
KNZY 
11nm S 
050852Z 00000KT 10SM BKN014 19/15 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01940150 58003 $
KRNM 
15nm NE 
050911Z AUTO 00000KT 1 1/4SM BR OVC002 15/15 A2996 RMK AO2 T01500150
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
050853Z AUTO 17006KT 10SM OVC013 19/15 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01940150 58005
KNRS 
18nm S 
050856Z AUTO 10SM OVC014 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP143 57003 $
KSDM 
19nm SE 
050921Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM OVC010 18/15 A2995 RMK AO2 T01830150
TAF
KNKX 0509/0609 VRB05KT 9999 OVC011 QNH2991INS TEMPO 0509/0515 OVC009 BECMG 0516/0518 25008KT 9999 SKC QNH2987INS FM060630 VRB05KT 9999 OVC020 QNH2990INS T18/0512Z T23/0521Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
050520Z 0506/0612 VRB04KT P6SM OVC013 FM051000 20005KT P6SM OVC009 FM051600 22007KT P6SM BKN012 FM052000 25009KT P6SM SCT015 FM060300 23007KT P6SM OVC013
KNZY 
11nm S 
0507/0607 VRB06KT 9999 BKN012 QNH2987INS TEMPO 0507/0513 1600 -DZ BR BKN008 FM051300 VRB06KT 9999 BKN010 QNH2988INS TEMPO 0513/0519 3200 BR BKN005 BECMG 0519/0521 VRB06KT 9999 SCT010 QNH2986INS T17/0513Z T23/0522Z FS30148
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
050520Z 0506/0606 VRB04KT P6SM OVC011 FM050900 VRB04KT 6SM BR OVC007 FM051500 17005KT P6SM OVC012 FM051700 20006KT P6SM SCT015 FM051900 24009KT P6SM SKC FM060200 22005KT P6SM OVC012
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