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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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: customs landing rights airport

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
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)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr312/2.4TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
MZBr120/17.7MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
JLIr195/39.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
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 238/day *
56% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (225KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (283KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (342KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (218KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (248KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

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-GibbsExecutive Airport (17 nm NW)
KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (20 nm NW)
 
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San Bernardino International Airport Authority
 
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 04-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4813:48
Sunrise06:1314:13
Sunset17:4601:46
Evening civil twilight18:1102:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Mar-2021 03:44:01
Local (UTC-8)  04-Mar-2021 19:44:01
 
METAR
KSDM 050253Z 28006KT 10SM CLR 12/09 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP231 T01220089 53001
MMTJ 
2nm S 
050244Z 28006KT 7SM SKC 12/10 A3024 RMK SLP245 57004 945
KNRS 
7nm W 
050256Z VRB04KT 10SM FEW250 15/10 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP236 T01440100 53001 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
050251Z 32007KT 10SM FEW250 15/09 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP238 T01500094 55000
KNZY 
14nm NW 
050252Z 33009KT 10SM FEW250 14/10 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP231 T01390100 55000 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
050247Z 27006KT 10SM SKC 14/09 A3020
KMYF 
17nm NW 
050253Z 31007KT 10SM CLR 13/09 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP232 T01330089 55000
KNKX 
19nm NW 
050255Z 31008KT 10SM CLR 13/10 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP229 T01330100 53000 $
TAF
KSAN 
14nm NW 
041120Z 0412/0518 VRB04KT P6SM SCT025 SCT035 TEMPO 0412/0416 BKN030 FM041900 29009KT P6SM FEW025 FM050200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT015
KNZY 
14nm NW 
0423/0523 29011KT 9999 FEW020 FEW250 522809 523703 QNH3018INS FM050300 VRB06KT 9999 SCT020 SCT250 522809 523703 QNH3017INS FM051900 31011KT 9999 FEW020 SCT250 500000 QNH3014INS T09/0512Z T19/0521Z FS30022
KNKX 
19nm NW 
0421/0521 28007KT 9999 FEW025 QNH3017INS BECMG 0501/0503 VRB05KT 9999 SCT020 QNH3004INS BECMG 0519/0521 31009KT 9999 SKC QNH3004INS T06/0514Z T21/0521Z
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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 1-866-736-5382
[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 $4.29 $3.99 
SS $3.86 --- 
 Updated 04-Mar-2021
 
   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 --- $3.29 
SS $4.39 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   3 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

Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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Located at KSBD
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $4.95 $3.79 
SS $4.25 --- 
 Updated 04-Mar-2021
 
   7 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Duncan Aviation
818-298-7489
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service

More info about Duncan Aviation
50 miles  
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