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KSKA Fairchild Air Force Base
Spokane, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: SKA
Lat/Long: 47-36-54.2000N / 117-39-20.9000W
47-36.903333N / 117-39.348333W
47.6150556 / -117.6558056
(estimated)
Elevation: 2462.2 ft. / 750 m (estimated)
Variation: 16E (2010)
From city: 10 miles SW of SPOKANE, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 99011

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 12/1948
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SKA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
ANG OPR 1515-2345Z++ MON-FRI; CLSD WKENDS AND HOL. PPR FOR ANG RAMP, DSN 657-7100/7264.
Pattern altitude: RECTANGULAR 3700 FT, OVERHEAD 4200 FT.
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

ATIS: 257.625
FAIRCHILD GROUND: 123.6 275.8
FAIRCHILD TOWER: 120.35 233.7
SPOKANE APPROACH: 123.75(205-025) 133.35(026-204)
SPOKANE DEPARTURE: 123.75(205-025) 133.35(026-204) 316.7
CLASS C: 133.35(026-204)
CLASS C IC: 123.75(205-025)
COMD POST: 311.0(CALL STRIKEHAWK) 321.0(CALL STRIKEHAWK)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
OPNS: 293.7
PMSV: 234.8
PTD: 139.3 372.2
RDR: 134.1 339.3 363.8 384.9 389.8
WX ASOS at GEG (5 nm E): PHONE 509-624-4406
WX ASOS at SFF (14 nm E): PHONE 509-535-3290
  • AREA C IS SE OF A LINE CONNECTING ROCK LAKE, CHENEY, FELTS FIELD & THE SOUTH SIDE OF MICA PEAK 6000/BLO. USE FREQS 124.7/263.0 IN AREA C ABOVE 6000.
  • SFA.
  • WX FLT SVS AND PMSV SVS AVBL H24/. WX FLT DSN 657-5514/8411, C509-247-5514/8411. AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 25 OWS DSN 228-6598/6599/6588, C520-228-6598.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GEGr318/3.2SPOKANE VORTAC115.5021E
COEr235/35.0COEUR D'ALENE VOR/DME108.8019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DEER PARK188/23.136516EDPY -.. .--. -.--

Airport Services

Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 13899 x 150 ft. / 4236 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 88 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 47-36.451500N47-37.355000N
Longitude: 117-40.901000W117-37.795167W
Elevation: 2462.2 ft.2415.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
HEADQUARTERS 92 BOMB WING
FAIRCHILD AFB, WA 99011
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
HEADQUARTERS 92 BOMB WING
FAIRCHILD AFB, WA 99011

Additional Remarks

SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
JASU: (MA-1A) (A/M32A-86) (MC-1A).
FUEL: J8, A++
FLUID: SP PRESAIR; DE-ICE NOT AVBL FOR C5, C17; LOX.
OIL: O-148-156 JOAP.
RSTD: PPR INCL SKED AMC MSN, 24 HR PRIOR COORD REQ. ALL INBND PAX/CARGO ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG.
RSTD: AMC ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP/ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC PTD OR COMD POST FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
CAUTION: DO NOT MISTAKE SPOKANE INTL 4.5 NM E OF FAIRCHILD AFB. PHASE II (THE HIGH BIRD POTENTIAL HAZ TIME PERIOD) OF THE BASH PROGRAM IS IN EFFECT ANNUALLY FROM 1 MAY TO 31 OCT EVENING HOURS ONLY +/- 1 HR OF SUNSET.
ANG: OPR 1515-2345Z++ MON-FRI;CLSD WKEND AND HOL. PPR FOR ANG RAMP, DSN 657-7100/7264.
SFA REMARKS: ACFT RQR SFA NOTIFY SEATTLE CENTER OR APP 20 MIN OUT ON ANY PUBL FREQ.
RWY 05/23 ST175 WGT THSD LBS.
PAD 5 DZ, 5000' S OF RWY EFF 1630-2130Z++ MON-FRI FR 1 APR TO 30 SEP, 2100-0100Z++ MON-FRI FR 1 OCT TO 31 MAR.
CAUTION: UNCTL VEH ON TWYS AND RAMPS. COPTER OPNS WITHIN VICINITY OF FAIRCHILD AFB.
MISC: BASE OPS OMNI DSN 312-657-2323, C509-247-2323
TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL 1400-0600Z++, CLSD WKEND. CTC BASE OPS NLT 15 MIN OUT FOR SVC REQ. FLEET SVC AVBL.
MISC: AIR EVAC/TRAN ACFT CTC PTD NLT 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
CAUTION: FLARE ROCKET FRNG AND DEMOLITION OF EXPLOSIVES TRNG WED 1530-1630Z++ AND 2000-2100Z++ LCTD 5,000 FT S RY 5-23 ABM TWY F, MAX ALT 1300 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: C509-247-5202/5439.
ARFF AVBL UPON REQ.
AMOPS AVBL TO STORE CLASSIFIED UP TO SECRET LTD STORAGE CAPABILITY.
RWY COND CODES (RWYCC) UNAVBL.

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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
HILIE TWO   download (158KB)
ZOOMR ONE   download (179KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (121KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (126KB)
ILS RWY 05 (CAT II)   download (91KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (118KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (129KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (100KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (105KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGEG - Spokane International Airport (5 nm E)
KSFF - Felts Field Airport (14 nm E)
KDEW - Deer Park Airport (23 nm NE)
KCOE - Coeur d'Alene Airport - Pappy Boyington Field (35 nm E)
2S8 - Wilbur Airport (45 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5814:58
Sunrise07:3415:34
Sunset15:5923:59
Evening civil twilight16:3500:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 18:31:05
Local (UTC-8)  16-Dec-2017 10:31:05
 
METAR
KSKA 161821Z 23003KT 3/4SM R23/3000V5000FT BR VV003 M04/M04 A3022 RMK AO2A SLP268 $
KGEG 
5nm E 
161800Z 00000KT 1SM R21/P6000FT -SN BR BKN002 OVC004 M04/M04 A3023 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 2 P0000 T10391044
KSFF 
14nm E 
161753Z 21004KT 8SM OVC005 M02/M04 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP269 T10221039 11022 21028 53019
TAF
KSKA 161803Z 1618/1717 20004KT 0400 FZFG VV002 620029 QNH3012INS BECMG 1709/1710 18005KT 4800 -SN OVC010 620109 QNH3007INS TXM02/1621Z TNM04/1709Z
KGEG 
5nm E 
161735Z 1618/1718 VRB03KT 1/4SM FZFG VV002 FM162000 20003KT 3/4SM BR OVC004 FM162200 20003KT 1SM BR OVC006 FM170500 16004KT 1/2SM FZFG OVC003 FM171300 16005KT 3/4SM -SN OVC004
KSFF 
14nm E 
161735Z 1618/1718 22004KT 4SM BR BKN003 OVC005 FM162100 24003KT 5SM BR OVC008 FM162200 20003KT P6SM OVC010 FM170500 00000KT 4SM BR OVC006 FM171300 VRB02KT 1SM -SN OVC008
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