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KVPS Eglin Air Force Base/Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport
Valparaiso/Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: VPS
Lat/Long: 30-28-59.5899N / 086-31-33.7596W
30-28.993165N / 086-31.562660W
30.4832194 / -86.5260443
(estimated)
Elevation: 84 ft. / 25.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (2000)
From city: 1 mile SW of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 32542

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public, RSTRD TO MIL ACFT AND CIVIL ACR ONLY.
Activation date: 03/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: GAINESVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VPS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
SEE FLIP AP/1 RTE AND AREA RSTD (FLORIDA-VALPARAISO) FOR BASH, WX RESTRICTIONS, AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C

Airport Communications

ATIS: 134.625 273.5
EGLIN GROUND: 121.8 335.8
EGLIN TOWER: 118.2 353.65 122.8R
EGLIN APPROACH: 125.1(271-089) 132.1(090-270) 281.45(271-089) 360.6(090-270)
EGLIN DEPARTURE: 125.1(271-089) 132.1(090-270) 281.45(271-089) 360.6(090-270)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 127.7 377.2
AIRSPACE ATIS: 133.0 379.15
CP: 372.8 390.9
EGLIN CMD POST: 318.05 328.025
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PAR: 315.9X 341.9X 378.8X 389.1
PMSV METRO: 342.2
PTD: 142.3 372.2
RDR: 124.05X 340.9X 391.2X
VFR: 132.1
WX ASOS at DTS (6 nm SE): 133.925 (850-654-7128)
WX ASOS at CEW (18 nm N): 119.275 (850-682-1237)
  • RADAR: NO NOTAM MP: ASR (DIGITAL) 0700-0900Z++SAT.
  • 379.15 MILITARY USE OPR 1200-0400Z++

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CEWr156/22.0CRESTVIEW VORTAC115.9003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PICKENS087/33.932602WPKZ .--. -.- --..
LYNNE288/39.627804WPFN .--. ..-. -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 11987 x 300 ft. / 3654 x 91 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in excellent condition
FIRST 1000 FT OF RY 12/30 IS CONC ON BOTH ENDS.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 45 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 30-29.326305N30-28.347408N
Longitude: 086-33.130335W086-31.146642W
Elevation: 83.7 ft.49.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Declared distances: TORA:11987 TODA:11987TORA:11987 TODA:11987
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 10001 x 300 ft. / 3048 x 91 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 30-28.375378N30-29.988068N
Longitude: 086-31.072672W086-30.670573W
Elevation: 47.9 ft.60.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Declared distances: TORA:10001 TODA:10001TORA:10001 TODA:10001
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.80 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
RWY 19 NSTD ALSF-1 LEN 1500'.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
DEPT OF THE AF HDQRTS AFMC
EGLIN AFB, FL 32542
Phone 850-882-5313
Manager: TRACY STAGE
1701 STATE ROAD 85N
EGLIN AFB, FL 32542
Phone 850-651-7160
DESTIN-FORT WALTON BEACH AIRPORT OPS (850) 651-7166.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 144/day *
39% transient general aviation
35% military
25% commercial
<1% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-01 HOOK E5 (27 FT) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1625 FT).
E60-30 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1663 FT) HOOK MB100(B) (49 FT OVRN).
E60-19 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1778') HOOK E5 (33')
E60-12 HOOK MB100(B) (47 FT OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1522 FT).
RY DSTC MRKRS ON BOTH RYS.
CAUTION: HIGH VOLUME OF NAVY T-6 ANF B-06 TRAINING ACFT NEAR CEW VORTAC.
CAUTION: UNCTL VEH ON MOVEMENT AREA.
CAUTION: RWY 19 AT TWY M LATERAL PONDING DUR WET RWY COND, POTENTIAL HYDROPLANING.
REGIONAL WX BRIEFINGS; CLSD WKNDS AND HOLS.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 01/19: ST150; SBTT600; TT500; TD T800; TRT600
A-GEAR: 8 PT TIE DOWNS ON ALL BAK-12B. RWY 19/01 NML A-GEAR CONFIGURATION: BAK-12B APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. APCH END AVBL WITH 20 MIN PN 1215-0515Z++ MON-FRI, AVBL WITH 2 HR PN SAT, SUN, AND HOL. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. RY 12/30 NML A-GEAR CONFIGURATION: BAK-12B ALWAYS CONNECTED. MB100 CONFIGURED FOR UNI-DIREC, DEP END ARRESTMENTS ONLY. MB-100 APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. DO NOT ENGAGE MB100 ON APCH END. POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP EXISTS, DUE TO UNEVEN ASPHALT PAVEMENT AT MB100.
SERVICE-JASU: (AM32A-60)(AM32A-95)(B809)(SGNSC)(MC-2A)(MC20).
FLUID: ADI-LTD; SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX
OIL: O-128-132-133-148-156; SOAP/JOAP - NOT AVBL WEKEND AND HOL.
RSTD: PPR MIN 24 HR. CTC BASE OPS DSN 872-5313/5406, C850-882-5313/5406. PPR 24 HR. PPR ARR/DEP TIMES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED. TRAN ACFT ARR LATE EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY. TRAN AIRCREWS RPT LATE FOR SKED DEP EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY.
RSTD: ALL AMC OR ACFT WITH DV CODE 7 OR ABV CTC BASE OPS 20 MN PRIOR TO LANDING.
CAUTION: OBST (HGR) 211' LCTD APRX FIRST 1000' E OF ACPH END RWY 01. DUR VFR POSSIBLE CONFLICTING TFC. VFR ARR/DEP CTC ELGLIN APP FOR CLNC TO ENTER EGLIN CORREIDOR SE OF CRESTVIEW. UNLGTD OBST ON AFLD.
CAUTION: HI MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE. DESTIN -FT WALTON BEACH (KDTS) IS AN UNCTL ARPT LCTD 6 NM SE OF EGLIN AFB.
TWY PARL TO RY 12/30 MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR RY.
CAUTION: ACFT FLYING WITHIN 2NM OF KDTS AT OR BLW 1000' MAY NOT BE MNT EGLIN APP FREQ. SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC RULES-PART 93, SEE REGULATORY NTC.
TFC PAT: OVERHEAD TFC RWY 19 NML PROH.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: LTD SVC, NO RESIDENT CSTMS AGENT. AVBL FOR BASE ASGN ACFT AND THEIR DEPLOYMENTS ONLY. 24 HR ADVANCE NOTICE RQR. ALL OTHER ACFT MUST CLEAR CSTMS PRIOR TO ARR T EGLIN AFB.
MISC: EXP EXTV FLT PLAN FILING/DEP, REFUEL AND MAINT DELAYS DUR PEAK MSN PERIODS/WKEND. THE MIDDLE PORTION, 10,000' OF RWY 12-30, IS ASPHALTIC CONCRETE. DEP ACFT ASGN A HDG TO FLY, SHALL INITIATE THEIR TURN WITHIN 1 NM OF DEP END RWY.
MISC: STD USAF RSRS APPLIED.
MISC: COMSEC DOCUMENTS NOT AVBL FOR ISSUE. TRAN FLIGHT CREW CLASSIFIED STOR AVBL IN BASE OPS TO SECRET AND BLW.
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1400-2200Z++. TRAN ACFT NOT ALLOWED WHEN TRAN ALERT NOT AVBL. TRAN ACFT MUST USE FLW-ME TO PARK. PROGRESSIVE TAXI NOT AVBL. NO TRAN ACFT CAN ARR/DEP PRIOR TO 1400Z++ AND MUST ARR/DEP NLT 2200Z++.
TRAN ALERT: ARR/DEP OT EXTREMELY LTD AND REQUIRES STRICT 24 HR ADVANCED APVL. WKEND AND HOL MAINT CAPABILITY EXTREMELY LTD AND MAY BE POSTPNED TIL NEXT DUTY DAY. FLEET SVC NOT AVBL.
HEAVY TFC 10 NM NORTH OF ARPT INVOF CRESTVIEW/BOB SIKES ARPT.
RSTD: TRAN ALERT WILL NOT SUPPORT LCL, ROUND ROBINS, OR OUT AND BACK FLT BY TRAN ACFT.
CAUTION: LCL HI-DENSITY TFC AREAS AND RSTD AIRSPACE-SPECIAL OPR RULES APPLY-PRIOR TO ARR/DEP ALL USERS REVIEW INFO AT HTTP://FLYDTS.ROCKETHTML.COM/WP-CONTENT/UPLOADS/2014/12/MACA-PAMPHLET-JAN-2012.PDF.
RWY 19 NSTD OVERRUN 740 X 300, RWY 01 NSTD OVERRUN 500 X 300.
INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING DURING WET CONDITIONS DUE TO POLISHED CONC IN 1ST 1000 FT RWY 12-30, PONDING AT TWY M.
PREDOMINANT AFLD VIS OBST NW TO NNE, INCL APCH ENDS OF RY 19 AND RY 12. AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS. REMOTE BRIEFING AVBL 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB DSN 331-2651 C318-529-2651.
CAUTION: SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES APPLY; SEE PART 93.83 SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES.
AIRPORT (VPS) IS A JOINT USE FACILITY WITH THE USAF. CONTACT EGLIN AFB TWR AT 118.2. NO GND HANDLING SERVICES FOR GA AVAILABLE AT VPS. FULL SVC GENERAL AVIATION FACILITIES ARE AVBL AT DTS (6 NM SE) OR CEW (18 NM N).
CAUTION: WIND SHEAR COND MAY EXIST THRU SHORT-FINAL APCH AND TOUCHDOWN DUE TO STRONG SEA BREEZE.
COMMUNICATIONS-PMSV METRO: PMSV MONITORING AND FULL SVC HOURS 0630Z-0200Z++.
CAUTION: MANDATORY VFR HOLD SIGN MISSING AT TWY M WEST.
MISC: FULL SVC 0600Z++ MON - 0600Z++ SAT, CLSD WKEND/HOL, OT SVC UNAVBL. AFLD OBS AUGMENTED H24/D7. REMOTE BRIEFING AVBL VIA 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB, DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651.
ALL DEP RQR TO MAINT AT OR BLW 1000 FT MSL TIL DEP END OF RY.
SERVICE-FUEL: TRAN ACFT REQ 90K+ BTN 2100Z-1300Z++ DLY RQR PRIOR COORD DUE TO LTD MANNING. CTC POL DSN: 872-2159 C850-882-2159.
CAUTION: BASH SUPPLRY INFO SEE AP1.
MISC: ARFF CAPABILITY NATL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION CAT 8.
A-GEAR: RWY 12 HOOK BAK12(1522FT) HOOK MB100(47 FT OVRN).
A-GEAR: RWY 30 HOOK BAK12(1663FT) HOOK MB100(49 FT OVRN).
LARGE MIGRATORY BIRDS PRESENT YEAR ROUND ON & INVOF ARPT.
FUEL: A++, 100LL

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.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 19   download (119KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC RWY 30   download (128KB)
ILS W OR LOC W RWY 19   download (118KB)
ILS X OR LOC X RWY 19   download (123KB)
ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 30   download (125KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 30   download (133KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01   download (95KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (87KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (90KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (97KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (109KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 12   download (96KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 19   download (151KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 30   download (97KB)
TACAN RWY 01   download (95KB)
TACAN RWY 12   download (104KB)
TACAN RWY 19   download (132KB)
TACAN RWY 30   download (103KB)

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KDTS - Destin Executive Airport (6 nm SE)
KHRT - Hurlburt Field Airport (9 nm W)
KEGI - Duke Field (Eglin AF Aux Nr 3) Airport (10 nm N)
KCEW - Bob Sikes Airport (18 nm N)
54J - DeFuniak Springs Airport (24 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5211:52
Sunrise06:1712:17
Sunset16:4622:46
Evening civil twilight17:1223:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 20:10:47
Local (UTC-6)  20-Nov-2017 14:10:47
 
METAR
KVPS 201956Z 14005KT 10SM SCT140 BKN190 14/01 A3014 RMK AO2A SLP213 T01440006 $
KDTS 
6nm SE 
201953Z 03006KT 10SM CLR 15/03 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP207 T01500028
KHRT 
8nm SW 
201856Z 13006KT 10SM SCT180 BKN210 13/04 A3016 RMK AO2A SLP215 T01290041 $
KEGI 
9nm N 
201955Z 00000KT 10SM SCT150 SCT200 BKN270 15/M01 A3014 RMK SLP208 T01541008 $
KCEW 
17nm N 
201953Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/01 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP212 T01560006
TAF
KVPS 201800Z 2018/2200 04006KT 9999 SCT150 BKN200 QNH3015INS BECMG 2019/2020 11008KT 9999 SCT150 BKN200 QNH3010INS BECMG 2105/2106 05006KT 9999 SCT025 SCT180 OVC250 QNH3008INS BECMG 2110/2111 06008KT 9999 BKN020 BKN180 OVC200 QNH3005INS BECMG 2116/2117 01010KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 BKN100 QNH2998INS TX16/2019Z TN10/2112Z FCST BY USAF WX MET TECH
KHRT 
8nm SW 
201700Z 2017/2123 07006KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3007INS BECMG 2107/2108 14006KT 9999 BKN030 QNH3004INS BECMG 2114/2115 VRB06KT 9000 BR OVC020 QNH3001INS BECMG 2117/2118 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN018 QNH2998INS TX17/2021Z TN08/2110Z
KEGI 
9nm N 
201800Z 2018/2200 01007KT 9999 SCT150 BKN200 QNH3017INS BECMG 2019/2020 11006KT 9999 SCT150 BKN200 QNH3010INS BECMG 2105/2106 05006KT 9999 SCT025 SCT180 OVC250 QNH3008INS BECMG 2110/2111 06008KT 9999 BKN020 BKN180 QNH3005INS BECMG 2117/2118 01010KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 BKN100 QNH2998INS TX17/2019Z TN08/2112Z FCST BY USAF WX MET TECH
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