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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

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)
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
TIJr311/2.3TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
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: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 175.0
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.
Gradient: 0.2%
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: 
Single wheel: 14.0, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12000 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Latitude: 32-34.295277N32-34.243988N
Longitude: 116-59.060755W116-58.443450W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.506.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4% UP
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: 236
Single engine airplanes: 183
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 14
    
Aircraft operations: avg 231/day *
56% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
4% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2017

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.
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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (193KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (287KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (274KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (30KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (185KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (215KB)
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-Gibbs Executive 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 courtesy of helihigh.com & Mark Robinson
Photo taken 21-Aug-2012
looking west.

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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 20-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5713:57
Sunrise06:2314:23
Sunset16:4400:44
Evening civil twilight17:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2018 23:19:36
Local (UTC-8)  20-Nov-2018 15:19:36
 
METAR
KSDM 202253Z 25009KT 10SM CLR 19/11 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP155 T01940111
MMTJ 
2nm S 
202244Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 20/11 A3002 RMK HZY ST W
KNRS 
7nm W 
202256Z 25006KT 7SM FEW010 19/13 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01940128
KSAN 
14nm NW 
202251Z 23007KT 8SM FEW015 20/13 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02000128
KNZY 
14nm NW 
202252Z 25006KT 9SM FEW010 19/13 A2999 RMK SLP156 T01940133
KSEE 
15nm N 
202247Z 22005KT 10SM SKC 21/11 A2999
KMYF 
17nm NW 
202253Z 24009KT 10SM CLR 20/11 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02000106
KNKX 
19nm NW 
202255Z 23006KT 10SM FEW200 23/09 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02280094 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
201633Z 2018/2124 26008KT P6SM SCT220 TX21/2020Z TN12/2113Z FM210400 00000KT 6SM HZ SCT015 BECMG 2110/2111 4SM BR HZ BKN010 FM211600 00000KT 6SM HZ SCT015 BKN250 FM211900 20008KT 6SM HZ BKN220
KSAN 
14nm NW 
202044Z 2021/2124 23008KT P6SM SCT200 FM210200 VRB05KT P6SM SCT015 SCT250 FM212000 24009KT P6SM BKN025 BKN200
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2015/2115 VRB06KT 9999 FEW014 SCT220 QNH2997INS TEMPO 1916/1919 21008KT FM201900 25009KT 9999 FEW012 FEW200 QNH2995INS FM210100 VRB06KT 9999 FEW012 SCT200 QNH2996INS TEMPO 2109/2115 BKN012 BKN220 T22/2021Z T12/2113Z FS30103
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2021/2121 28008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2999INS FM210330 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH3006INS TEMPO 2104/2110 08005KT BKN025 T24/2021Z T11/2112Z
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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 $5.69 $4.59 
SS $5.15 --- 
 Updated 20-Nov-2018
 
   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, ...

More info about First Flight
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.79 
SS $4.75 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 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
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, ...
More info and photos of Luxivair SBD (KSBD)
Located at KSBD
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.44 $4.44 
SS $4.74 --- 
 Updated 16-Nov-2018
 
   14 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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