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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: SDM
Lat/Long: 32-34-20.2000N 116-58-48.6000W
32-34.336667N 116-58.810000W
32.5722778,-116.9801667
(estimated)
Elevation: 526.1 ft. / 160.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 13 miles SE of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92154

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SDM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA: RWY 8L-26R 1000'AGL; 8R-26L 600'AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 08L, PAPI RWY 08L & RWY 26R, HIRL RWY 08L/26R, AND MIRL RWY 08R/26L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.25
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 132.35
WX ASOS: 132.35 (619-661-8297)
BROWN GROUND: 124.4 [0800-2000]
BROWN TOWER: 128.25 225.4 [0800-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.35
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 125.15
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.4
CHASR STAR: 124.35
CLASS B: 124.35 ;062-109 SAN 14,000 FT & BLW
CWARD DP: 119.6
PADRZ DP: 119.6
WX ASOS at NRS (7 nm W): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SAN (14 nm NW): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (15 nm N): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at MYF (17 nm NW): 126.9 (858-576-4337)

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
100LL:FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL FBO'S AT (619) 671-9222; FEE FOR CALLOUT. MILITARY FUEL AVBL BY CALLING (619) 671-9222.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8L/26R

Dimensions: 7972 x 150 ft. / 2430 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 43 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 107.0
Double wheel: 141.0
Double tandem: 213.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8L  RUNWAY 26R
Latitude: 32-34.427732N32-34.299302N
Longitude: 116-59.605682W116-58.060468W
Elevation: 526.1 ft.507.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 26R PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 3 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8R/26L

Dimensions: 3185 x 75 ft. / 971 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 5 /F/D/Z/U
Single wheel: 12.5, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12500 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Latitude: 32-34.295277N32-34.243988N
Longitude: 116-59.060755W116-58.443450W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.506.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SAN DIEGO
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0455
Manager: ANDY SCHWARTZ
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0456

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 159
Single engine airplanes: 127
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 275/day *
64% local general aviation
29% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT TO ARPT BDRY ONE MILE NORTH FM MEXICAN/USA INTL BORDER.
PARA JUMPING ON AIRPORT AND 3 MILES EAST.
BE ALERT TO HIGH TERRAIN 3,566 FT. MSL SIX MILES EAST OF AIRPORT.
BE ALERT WHEN DEPARTING ON RY 08L AT NIGHT DUE TO RISING TERRAIN TO THE EAST.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS APPROX 1 MILE WEST OF AIRPORT, 1/2 MILE NORTHWEST, AND 2 MILES NORTH.
TWY G WEST OF TWY B RESTRICTED TO AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 133 FT OR LESS.
AVOID DCT OVERFLIGHT OF PIO PICO ENERGY CENTER BLO 2000 FT AGL, 3 NM EAST OF AP.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
NO ENGINE OPNS ON RAMPS EXCEPT AS NECESSARY FOR ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES.

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 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (207KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (270KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (329KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (115KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (205KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (350KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (7 nm W)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (14 nm NW)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (14 nm NW)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (15 nm N)
KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (17 nm NW)
KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (20 nm NW)
 
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Area around KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Photo by Mark Holtzman
Photo taken 05-Mar-2020
looking east.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1512:15
Sunrise05:4412:44
Sunset19:5802:58
Evening civil twilight20:2703:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jun-2022 05:32:18
Local (UTC-7)  27-Jun-2022 22:32:18
 
METAR
KSDM 280453Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM HZ CLR 20/17 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02000167
MMTJ 
2nm S 
280440Z 33005KT 7SM SKC 21/18 A3003 RMK HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
280453Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW006 FEW100 19/17 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01940172 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
280451Z 32003KT 10SM FEW010 20/18 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T02000178
KNZY 
14nm NW 
280452Z 31005KT 10SM FEW050 FEW100 20/18 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02000178
KSEE 
15nm N 
280515Z AUTO 10SM CLR 23/16 A3000 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
280453Z AUTO 35004KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02220172
KNKX 
19nm NW 
280455Z 30003KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP153 T01940167
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
271700Z 2718/2824 28010KT P6SM SKC TX29/2722Z TN16/2812Z FM280900 00000KT 5SM HZ BKN010 TEMPO 2811/2814 2SM BR OVC005 FM281600 28010KT P6SM SKC
KSAN 
14nm NW 
280245Z 2803/2906 VRB04KT P6SM FEW100 FM281000 VRB04KT P6SM BKN007 TEMPO 2811/2815 3SM BR OVC005 FM281600 VRB04KT P6SM SCT009 FM281800 23009KT P6SM FEW009 FEW150 FM290200 VRB04KT P6SM FEW008 FEW150
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2723/2823 29008KT 9999 FEW010 FEW050 SCT100 QNH2992INS FM280100 25004KT 9999 FEW008 FEW050 SCT080 QNH2993INS TEMPO 2808/2814 4800 BR BKN004 BECMG 2814/2815 VRB04KT 9999 SCT007 SCT080 QNH2996INS FM281800 24008KT 9999 FEW010 FEW050 SCT100 QNH2994INS T18/2814Z T23/2821Z FS30139
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2803/2903 VRB05KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2998INS FM281930 23007KT 9999 FEW060 QNH2999INS T17/2814Z T29/2821Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 San Diego Jet Center
619-671-9222
toll-free 866-736-5382
[web site]
[email]
The only full service FBO at KSDM dedicated to providing excellent service at a competitive price.
 
U.S. Government Contract Fuel   U.S. Customs Service   AVTRIP   Hertz  
 
More info about San Diego Jet Center
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $7.19 $6.79 
SS $6.99 --- 
 Updated 13-Jun-2022
 
   1 read write
First Flight 619-661-6522
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
More info about First Flight
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $5.99 
SS $6.45 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KSDM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KSDM.
Located at KSBD
Luxivair SBD
UNICOM 122.975
909-382-6068
[web site]
[email]

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At KSBD (San Bernardino International Airport), 92 miles N

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Located at KSBD
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.25 $6.85 
SS $6.55 --- 
 Updated 10-Jun-2022
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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