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KSUU Travis Air Force Base
Fairfield, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: SUU
Lat/Long: 38-15-52.3320N / 121-55-26.8733W
38-15.872200N / 121-55.447888W
38.2645367 / -121.9241315
(estimated)
Elevation: 63.4 ft. / 19.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (2020)
From city: 3 miles E of FAIRFIELD, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 94535

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SUU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

TRAVIS GROUND: 121.8 289.4
TRAVIS TOWER: 120.75 254.4 239.05
TRAVIS APPROACH: 119.9(SOUTH) 126.6(NORTH) 281.45 NORTH 322.325 SOUTH 128.4 139.9 398.2
TRAVIS DEPARTURE: 119.9 281.45 NORTH 306.9 NORTH 322.325 SOUTH 126.6
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 127.55 335.8
COMD POST: 141.9 349.4
D-ATIS: 135.55 292.125
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 271.1
PTD: 342.5
RDR: 132.1X 294.7X 318.1X 339.1X 392.0X
WX ASOS at VCB (7 nm N): 134.75 (707-448-1594)
WX AWOS-AV at O88 (11 nm E): 127.075 (707-374-5396)
WX ASOS at APC (17 nm W): PHONE 707-252-7916
WX AWOS-3 at EDU (17 nm N): 119.025 (530-754-6839)
WX ASOS at CCR (18 nm S): PHONE 925-689-2077
WX AWOS-3 at DWA (19 nm N): 125.775 (530-750-2759)
  • COMMUNICATIONS: SFA REMARKS: ON REQ.
  • ILS/RADAR-RADAR: LIMITATION BETWEEN TACAN (SUU) 075 AND 185 RADIALS, BEGINNING 3 DME OUT TO 13 DME ALL ALTITUDES. TRAFFIC ADVISORIES AVAILABLE ON TRANSPONDER EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT ONLY.
  • WX SVC AVBL 24/7 AT DSN 837-3003/5549, C707-424-3003/5549. AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC. DUR WX FLT CLOSURE OR EVAC, REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 25 OP WX SQ DSN 228-6598/6599/6588, C520-228-6598/6599/6588. WHEN AUTO OBSN SYS INOP, OBST AT 350-020 AND 210-280 MAY IMPACT DERIVED PREVAILING VIS. RVR INFO NOT AVBL RWY 21R APCH.
  • COMMUNICATIONS: TRAVIS AERO CLUB - 122.725 REMARKS: LCTD AT RIO VISTA MUNI O88.
  • (ATIS DESCRIPTION) DSN 837-8247. DIGITAL-ATIS.
  • COMD POST VHF FREQ UNSVC.
  • COMM/NAV/WEATHER REMARKS: ASR-11/DASR - NO-NOTAM MP 0801-1300Z++ MON THRU FRI. ILS/RADAR-RADAR: RADAR COVERAGE LTD IN AREA BOUNDED BY SUU075/004, SUU115/013, SUU157/011, SUU185/003. TFC ADZY MAY NOT BE AVBL TO NON-TRANSPONDER EQPT ACFT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CCRr006/14.4CONCORD VOR/DME117.0017E
SACr221/20.6SACRAMENTO VORTAC115.2017E
SGDr059/21.8SCAGGS ISLAND VORTAC112.1017E
MCCr208/34.4MC CLELLAN VOR/DME109.2017E
OAKr007/35.3OAKLAND VOR/DME116.8017E
SAUr032/37.5SAUSALITO VOR/DME116.2017E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
KANAN009/14.133513ECC -.-. -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A++ JET-B+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 3R/21L

Dimensions: 10995 x 150 ft. / 3351 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 72 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3R  RUNWAY 21L
Latitude: 38-15.688000N38-16.907500N
Longitude: 121-55.591000W121-53.892000W
Elevation: 53.2 ft.53.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 047 true214 magnetic, 227 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 32/212

Dimensions: 3500 x 90 ft. / 1067 x 27 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 32  RUNWAY 212
Latitude: 38-16.428833N38-16.817000N
Longitude: 121-54.413167W121-53.872167W
Elevation: 57.4 ft.51.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Runway 3L/21R

Dimensions: 11001 x 150 ft. / 3353 x 46 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 82 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3L  RUNWAY 21R
Latitude: 38-14.597833N38-15.818500N
Longitude: 121-57.418667W121-55.719667W
Elevation: 32.7 ft.50.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 034 magnetic, 047 true214 magnetic, 227 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
TRAVIS AFB
FAIRFIELD, CA 94535
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS (USAF)
TRAVIS AFB
FAIRFIELD, CA 94535
Phone 707-424-2836

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Military aircraft: 3
    

Additional Remarks

BEARING STRENGTH RWY 03L/21R: S81 T122 ST175 SBTT590 TT332 TDT837 DDT760 TRT580.
CAUTION: EXTREME BRIGHT LGT ON RAMP LCTD W SIDE OF ARPT CAN CAUSE HAZ ILLUSIONS AND DISORIENTATION DUR DEP/LDG. RWY EDGE LGT FOR BOTH RWY LCTD MORE THAN 10' FR EDGE OF USUABLE RWY SFC.
CAUTION: EXTV LGT ACFT OPR. POSSIBLE RF INTERFERENCE ALL FREQ 9 NM NE OVER VOA TRANS. EXP WIND SHEAR BLW 2000' ON APCH TO ALL RWY. HVY C5 JET TFC IN IMMED VCNTY. HI DENSITY VFR TFC CROS FINAL APCH AND DEP CRS.
CAUTION: ARR ACFT EXP HVY JET ACFT CROS RWY TO PARL TWY. BA ON RWY AND TWY MAY BE IMPAIRED DUE TO HVY RUBBER DEPOSITS. AVOID OVFT OF FRNG RNG LCTD 550' RGT OF CNTRLINE AND 1 NM PRIOR TO APCH END RWY 21R WHEN RED BCN IS ON OR RED FLAG IS DISPLAYED.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 03R/21L: S81 T122 ST175 SBTT590 TT332 TDT837 DDT760 TRT580.
MISC: ALL ACFT CARRYING DV WILL NOTIFY COMD POST NO LATER THAN 24 HR PRIOR WITH ARR TIME AND RQR AT DSN 837-5517 OR C707-424-5517. ACFT WITH DV CODE 7 OR ABV AND ALL INBD PAX/CARGO ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG AND CONFIRM BLOCK TIME.
MISC: BASE OPS DSN 837-2836, C707-424-2836. FIRST 2175 FT RY 03R AND FIRST 1000 FT RY 21L CONCRETE 75 FT KEEL SECTION IS CONCRETE RMNG WIDTH IS REINFORCED ASPHALT, 38 FT ON EITHER SIDE OF KEEL, UNGROOVED ASPHALT 25 FT ARE NOT STRESSED AND NOT MARKED AS DECEPTIVE. FIRST 1000 FT RY 21R AND FIRST 2900 FT RY 03L CONCRETE, MID 7100 FT ASPHALT.
RSTD: MAX PERFORMANCE CLIMBS ARE PROH FOR HI PERFORMANCE ACFT. WHEN RWY 03L-21R NOT AVBL, AIRCREW SHOULD REQ 15 MIN EARLY ENG START FOR RQR BACK TAXI OPR. B52 ACFT TAXI OPR LTD TO TWY G, N AND M ONLY.
CAUTION: TAKE-OFF OBSTACLES RWY 3L : 122' MSL (58' AGL) PARKED KC10 TAILS 966 TO 1870' FROM DEPATURE END OF RUNWAY, 738 TO 958' LEFT OF CENTELINE.
RWY-LGTS: RWY 21L SF.
RSTD: ACFT LARGER THAN C17, TOW ONLY ON TWY L.
TFC PAT REVISE TO: RECTANGULAR 1600', OVERHEAD 2100'.
CAUTION: TWY N MAY BE TMPRY CLSD WO NTC S OF 900 RAMP DUE TO C17 COMBAT OFF-LOAD/STAR TRNG.
CAUTION: OUTBOARD ENGINES RESTRICTED TO IDLE ON TWY A, B, D, AND M RY 03R/21L & RY 03L/21R FOR B747 AND LARGER.
CAUTION: NO C17 COMBAT OFFLOADS AUTHORIZED ON TWY DELTA EAST OF RWY 21L/3R.
MISC: BACKING OPS PROH ON SPOTS 511 THRU 515. SHOULDERS ARE NON-LOAD SFCS. RWY 21L/03R GROOVED 148 FT ENTIRE RY.
SERVICE-LGT: RY 21R THLD LGTS GATED. RWY 03L/21R THLD AND EDGE LIGHTS ARE ON STEP 3 UNLESS REQ OTHERWISE OR UNLESS STEP 4 OR STEP 5 IS RQR FOR WX COND.
CAUTION: RY 03L/21R AND RY 03R/21L EDGE LGTS HAVE GAPS OF MORE THAN 400 FT ON THE APPROACH/DEPARTURE END OF THE RYS. RWY EDGE LGT FOR RWY 3L-21R LCTD MORE THAN 10' FR EDGE OF USABLE RWY SFC.
RSTD: 180 DEG TURN RSTD TO END OF RWY/THLD AREAS.
MISC: RWY 03L/21R PAVEMENT SFC DEGRADED, AIRCREWS SHOULD EXER CAUTION WHEN STANDING WATER PRESENT, EXP REDUCED BRAKING AND/OR POSSIBLE HYDROPLANING.
CSTMS/AG/IMG - DUE TO LTD. CSTMS, PN/COORD RQR FOR ARR OUTSIDE NML WKD HR. FOR NGT, SAT, SUN AND HOL ARR, 1 HR PN RQR. MSN COORD THRU TRAVIS COMD POST AT DSN 837-5517 OR C707-424-5517.
CAUTION: RVR UNAVBL FOR APCH END RWY 21R/DEP END RWY 3L.
MISC: RY 21R GROOVED BTWN 10,000 FT AND 7,750 FT REMAINING AND BTWN 4,800 FT AND 1,100 FT REMAINING. RY 3L GROOVED BTWN 9,900 FT AND 6,200 FT REMAINING AND BTWN 3,250 FT AND 1,000 FT REMAINING. LNDG ZONE 80 FT GROOVED OF 90 FT ENTIRE LENGTH.
SERVICE LGT: PAPI INTENSITY NOT ADJUSTABLE. PAPI COINCIDENTAL WITH ILS GS RWY 03L VIS DESCENT PT FOR HGT GP 4 ACFT ONLY. RWY 21R PROVIDES PROPER TCH FOR HGT GP 4 ACFT ONLY.
CAUTION: RWY 3L OVERRUN 150 FT.
RSTD: B52 ACFT TAXI OPR LTD TO TWY G, N ONLY.
PPR DSN 837-2836/2837 C707-424-2836/2837.
JASU - 1(MA-1) 6(MA-1A) 1(MC-1A) 1(MC-2A) 8(A/M32A-86) 1(707 STARTING UNIT).
MISC: TRAVIS CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 6 WITH 12,900 GALLONS OF CAPABILITY. THE STEADY ARFF COND FOR TRAVIS AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SERVICE (OLS) FOR CATEGORIES 1-6.
MISC: DAVID GRANT MEDICAL CENTER HELIPAD LCTD 3816.12N/12158.12W, ELEV 59 FT. HELIPAD NOT VISIBLE FROM TWR. HELIPAD EQUIPPED WITH PILOT CTL LGT (VHF 120.75) LDG/DEP WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
RSTD: TRANS ACFT REQ IFR AND/OR VFR TRANSITION, CTC CURRENT OPS FOR SCHED/APVL DSN 837-2381/7597 NO LATER THAN 2200++ DUTY DAY PRIOR.
MISC: RAMP 900 RAMP B747'S AND C5'S ON SPOT 902 WILL OFFSET 5 FT NW OF EXISTING TAXI LINE DUE TO WINGTIP CLNC.
OUTBOARD ENGS OF 4 ENG ACFT RSTRD TO IDLE PWR ON TWYS G AND H BTN RWYS 03L/21R AND 03R/21L DUE TO FOD ISSUES. IFUN TO OPR OUTBOARD ENGS AT IDLE DUE TO LOADS OR ACFT RSTRN, CTC ATCT FOR SWEEPER CDN.
AFLD HAS AGED LGT SYS THAT MAY CAUSE UNEXPECTED LGT OUTAGES; CTC AFLD MGMT VIA PTD OR NTFY TWR IMT IF OUTAGES IDD.
SEV PONDING NEAR TWY M, AND ON N AND S SIDES OF RWY 03R/21L; INCRS BASH ACT.
DUE TO DEGRADED PAVEMENT AFLD MGMT HAS RSTD SMALL ACFT AND FTR-TYPE ACFT FR UTILIZING RWY 03L/21R (LOW APCH ONLY).
DUE TO PRK APRON CONST ALL TRAN ACFT (NON-BASE ASSIGNED ACFT) TO INCL AMC, AMC CONTRACT MSN, AMD AND TACC RQR AFLD MGMT ISSUED PPR BFR ARR FOR TRKG AND RAMP AVBL AT DSN 837-2836/C707-424-2836 NO EARLIER THAN 48 HRS PRIOR TO ACFT ARR (NO XCEPNS). NOTE: ACFT CARRYING DV'S, EMERG AIR EVAC, AND SPL AIR MSM (SAM) RQR PPR FOR COMMAND POST NOTIFICATION AND TRKG PURPOSES.
FUEL - J8.
OIL - O-128-133-148-156.
TRAN ALERT - SVC 24 HR DLY. EXP EXTV SVC DELAY WKEND AND HOL. TRAN ACFT, EXC AMC MSN, CTC COMD POST NOT LATER THAN 15 MIN OUT FOR SVC REQ. FLEET SVC AVBL.
REMARKS: SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK. HEAVY CONCENTRATION OF BLACKBIRDS, GULLS, AND OTHER MIGRATORY BIRDS IN THE APCH AND DEP ROUTES AND ALONG INFIELD AREAS FROM 1 SEP-30 APR (PHASE II).

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 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
OSVEE ONE (RNAV)   download (179KB)
PEBLL ONE (RNAV)   download (160KB)
SEATO FOUR   download (179KB)
SQUAW VALLEY THREE   download (229KB)
SUTHU ONE (RNAV)   download (176KB)
WEBGO ONE (RNAV)   download (207KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 03L **CHANGED**   download (125KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 21L   download (126KB)
ILS RWY 21L (CAT II)   download (108KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 03L   download (106KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21L   download (120KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21R   download (111KB)
TACAN RWY 03L   download (99KB)
TACAN RWY 21L   download (109KB)
TACAN RWY 21R   download (111KB)
 
Departure Procedures
MENTO ONE   download (145KB)
WAPEX ONE   download (153KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (128KB)

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KVCB - Nut Tree Airport (7 nm N)
O88 - Rio Vista Municipal Airport (11 nm E)
KAPC - Napa County Airport (17 nm W)
KEDU - University Airport (17 nm N)
KCCR - Buchanan Field Airport (18 nm S)
KDWA - Yolo County Airport (19 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2614:26
Sunrise06:5414:54
Sunset16:5200:52
Evening civil twilight17:2001:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 05:05:11
Local (UTC-8)  19-Nov-2017 21:05:11
 
METAR
KSUU 200458Z 00000KT 10SM SCT120 SCT170 11/07 A3008 RMK AO2A SLP193 T01050068
KVCB 
7nm N 
200453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT120 11/07 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP194 T01110067
KCCR 
17nm S 
200453Z 00000KT 10SM BKN120 13/08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01330078
KEDU 
17nm N 
200455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/09 A3011 RMK AO1
KAPC 
17nm W 
200454Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN120 11/07 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP179 T01110072
TAF
KSUU 200307Z 2003/2109 VRB06KT 9000 HZ BKN150 QNH3004INS BECMG 2011/2012 VRB06KT 9000 HZ VCSH BKN100 QNH3002INS BECMG 2017/2018 13006KT 9000 DZ BKN050 QNH3000INS BECMG 2020/2021 13009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 QNH2999INS BECMG 2023/2024 VRB06KT 8000 BR SCT020 QNH3001INS TX17/2021Z TN06/2012Z
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