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KSAD Safford Regional Airport
Safford, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SAD
Lat/Long: 32-51-12.0000N / 109-38-06.3000W
32-51.200000N / 109-38.105000W
32.8533333 / -109.6350833
(estimated)
Elevation: 3178.6 ft. / 968.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (1985)
From city: 3 miles E of SAFFORD, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85546

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SAD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-SAT 0800-1730, ALL SUN ON CALL
SERVICE AVAILABLE ON CALL 24-7 928-428-7820.
Pattern altitude: 4178.6 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RY 08/26; MIRL RY 08/26; PAPI RY 12/30; MIRL RY 12/30 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 124.175 (928-428-5178)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC ON FREQS 134.45/327.15 (SILVER CITY RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SSOr319/39.8SAN SIMON VORTAC115.4013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL, 100 LL ONLY.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 6006 x 100 ft. / 1831 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 33.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 32-51.521995N32-50.817073N
Longitude: 109-38.527685W109-37.703682W
Elevation: 3165.8 ft.3169.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 123 magnetic, 135 true303 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 3 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline
+3-5 FT BRUSH 150-200 FT FM END OF RY 110-250 FT L OF CNTRLN.
none
+2 FT - 3 FT BRUSH 90 FT- 180 FT FROM THRESHOLD, 110 FT-250 FT RIGHT & LEFT OF CENTERLINE.

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 4799 x 75 ft. / 1463 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 23.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 32-51.241792N32-51.236508N
Longitude: 109-38.560370W109-37.622987W
Elevation: 3160.3 ft.3178.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 078 magnetic, 090 true258 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. fence, 530 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear
+3 FT. SCATTERED BRUSH 180 FT. TO 200 FT. FROM THRESHOLD, 125 FT. LEFT AND RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
4 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 72 x 72 ft. / 22 x 22 m
Surface: concrete
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SAFFORD
717 MAIN ST
SAFFORD, AZ 85546
Phone 928-432-4000
Manager: RANDY PETTY
PO BOX 272, PO BOX 272
SAFFORD, AZ 85548-0272
Phone (928) 432-4261
CITY MANAGER.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 50
Single engine airplanes: 28
Multi engine airplanes: 21
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/day *
48% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
7% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 18 April 2018

Additional Remarks

MILITARY TFC NEAR AIRPORT.
EMERGENCY PHONE: 928-428-7820

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 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (303KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
 
SAFFORD ONE (OBSTACLE) (RNAV)   download (156KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCFT - Greenlee County Airport (22 nm E)
P33 - Cochise County Airport (39 nm S)
P13 - San Carlos Apache Airport (60 nm NW)
KDMA - Davis Monthan Air Force Base (75 nm SW)
KSVC - Grant County Airport (76 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KSAD (Safford Regional Airport)
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Photo taken 08-Feb-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2012:20
Sunrise05:4612:46
Sunset18:5801:58
Evening civil twilight19:2302:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Aug-2018 00:47:05
Local (UTC-7)  20-Aug-2018 17:47:05
 
METAR
KSAD 202351Z AUTO 30013KT 10SM CLR 35/12 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP070 T03500117 10383 20339 56016
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 Ponderosa Aviation
928-428-7820
[email]
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.90 $4.45 
SS $4.80 --- 
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