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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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-THURS 1530-0800Z++
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT INFO.
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; 1530-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOL AND NATL HOL WKENDS.]
MIRAMAR TOWER: 135.2 298.925 340.2 [1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1530-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOL AND NATL HOL WKENDS.]
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): 132.025 (760-789-0736)
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)
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.
  • RADAR - SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
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 66 /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 62 /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 ADVS TO EXER EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID HANG GLIDER ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-280/5 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: ORDINANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PERMS TO REMAIN ON RON TRAN 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 TRAN ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT VAL DSN 267-4284, C858 577-4284 (PPR RSTD TO 30 MIN BEFORE/AFTER APPROVED TIME, PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORED 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 CONTACT THE ODO AT DSN 267-4277/4284, C858-577-4277/4284.
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 OPERATING HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PILOTS FILING MCAS MIRAMAR AS AN ALTERNATE OR EMERGENCY DIVERT ARE ADVISED TO CALL AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY OPERATING HOURS.
CTAF AND CLOSED FIELD OPERATIONS (CFO) ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR NON-TENANT AIRCRAFT.

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.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R   download (145KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (155KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (152KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (153KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (164KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (76KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (161KB)
REDIN THREE   download (68KB)
SWOLF EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (122KB)
TINNY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (106KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

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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 24-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2313:23
Sunrise06:4813:48
Sunset19:0202:02
Evening civil twilight19:2702:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Mar-2019 07:01:37
Local (UTC-7)  24-Mar-2019 00:01:37
 
METAR
KNKX 240602Z 10003KT 10SM FEW013 SCT020 BKN027 15/12 A3015 RMK AO2 T01500122
KMYF 
3nm S 
240653Z AUTO 09004KT 10SM FEW031 13/11 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP208 T01330106
KSAN 
8nm S 
240651Z 08004KT 10SM BKN032 16/11 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP215 T01560111
KSEE 
9nm E 
240655Z AUTO 10SM OVC031 13/10 A3015 RMK AO2
KNZY 
11nm S 
240552Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM OVC031 19/11 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP211 T01940111 10206 20189 50004
KRNM 
15nm NE 
240653Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM OVC027 09/08 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP204 T00890078
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
240658Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN009 BKN014 OVC029 14/12 A3014 RMK AO2 T01440122
KNRS 
18nm S 
240656Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM BKN039 14/11 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP212 T01390106
KSDM 
19nm SE 
240653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT023 OVC031 13/10 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP209 T01280100
TAF
KNKX 2403/2503 VRB05KT 9999 SCT020 QNH3012INS BECMG 2405/2407 VRB05KT 9999 BKN015 QNH3009INS BECMG 2418/2420 29007KT 9999 FEW025 SCT250 QNH3012INS T11/2414Z T18/2421Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
240539Z 2406/2512 28004KT P6SM BKN013 FM241700 29005KT P6SM SCT017 FM241900 29010KT P6SM FEW022 FM250300 28005KT P6SM FEW020
KNZY 
11nm S 
2323/2423 30010KT 9999 BKN030 BKN250 QNH3008INS FM240300 30007KT 9000 BR BKN015 BKN250 QNH3008INS TEMPO 2404/2410 8000 BR BKN008 BKN250 FM241000 VRB06KT 9000 BR BKN012 BKN250 QNH3007INS FM241900 28008KT 9999 SCT010 SCT250 QNH3007INS T13/2412Z T20/2421Z FS30128
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
240539Z 2406/2506 VRB03KT P6SM OVC012 FM241600 24004KT P6SM SCT018 FM241900 26008KT P6SM FEW022 FM250200 VRB04KT P6SM FEW018
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