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KLSV Nellis Air Force Base
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: LSV
Lat/Long: 36-14-10.3200N / 115-02-03.3200W
36-14.172000N / 115-02.055333W
36.2362000 / -115.0342556
(estimated)
Elevation: 1869.1 ft. / 570 m (estimated)
Variation: 12E (2015)
From city: 7 miles NE of LAS VEGAS, NV
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 89156

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 11/1937
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: LSV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: RECT TFC PAT 3000', OVERHEAD TFC PAT 3500'.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 270.1
NELLIS GROUND: 121.8 275.8
NELLIS TOWER: 132.55 327.0
NELLIS APPROACH: 118.125 291.725
NELLIS DEPARTURE: 135.1 385.4
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.9 289.4
ACC COMD POST - (HAVE QUICK TIMING A: 320.0
ACC COMD POST-(RAYMOND 22): 381.3
AF OPNS: 340.2
CLASS B (NORTH): 124.95 273.55
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV: 344.6
PMSV METRO: 323.9
PTD: 139.3 372.2
SFA: 321.1 326.2 385.5 397.2
SOF (CALL BULLSEYE SOF).: 305.6
WX ASOS at VGT (8 nm W): 118.05 (702-648-6633)
WX ASOS at LAS (11 nm SW): PHONE 702-736-1416
WX AWOS-3PT at HND (17 nm S): 120.775 (702-614-4537)
WX AWOS-3 at BVU (19 nm SE): 118.475 (702-293-1532)
  • MAC ALCE /NELLIS ALCE/ OPNS OPER 24 HRS.
  • FREQ 323.9 PMSV UNREL 085DEG-155DEG BYD 35 NM AT OR BLW FL 200, 315DEG-005DEG BYD 40 NM AT OR BLW FL 200, 230DEG-290DEG BYD 55 NM AT OR BLW FL 200.
  • FREQS 139.3 & 372.2 UNREL 085DEG-155DEG BYD 35 NM AT FL 200, 315DEG-005DEG BYD 40 NM AT FL 200, 230DEG-290DEG BYD 55 NM AT FL 200.
  • NELLIS CONTROL, NV KLSV (R) FOR VFR/IFR SVC IN R4806E, R4806W, R4807A, R4807B, R4808N, R4808S, R4809 THE DESERT MOA AND THE OVERLYING ATCAAS, CTC NELLIS CONTROL ON THE APPROPRIATE FREQ. WILSON CREEK - 126.65 317.525; TONOPAH -119.35 254.4; LAS VEGAS - 126.65 317.525; CALIENTE - 126.65 317.525; MORMON MESA - 126.65 317.525 H-2B, L-5B; TONOPAH TEST RANGE 119.35 254.4.
  • ALCE AMC - OPR ONLY DUR RED FLAG DEPLOYMENT/CHG OVER/REDEPLOYMENT AND OTHER EXER. 257.35 259.95.
  • SFA
  • FREQ 120.9 & 289.4 CD OPR 1400-0600Z++, FULL SVS AVBL DUR NELLIS FLYING.
  • RADAR - ASR: NO-NOTAM MP 0700-1100Z++ MON-FRI. TOLICHA PEAK RADAR - NO-NOTAM MP - ASR 1500-2100Z++ MON-FRI EV SEC WK OF MONTH.
  • PMSV METRO: FULL SVC AVBL DUR WX STN OPR HR OTHERWISE NOT AVBL. PMSV UNREL; 085DEG-155DEG BYD 35 NM AT OR BLW FL 200, 315DEG-005DEG BYD 40 NM AT OR BLW FL 200, 230DEG-290DEG BYD 55 NM AT OR BLW FL 200.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LASr018/11.2LAS VEGAS VORTAC116.9015E
BLDr315/16.6BOULDER CITY VORTAC116.7015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 3L/21R

Dimensions: 10120 x 200 ft. / 3085 x 61 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 46 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3L  RUNWAY 21R
Latitude: 36-13.601667N36-14.854833N
Longitude: 115-02.808167W115-01.450000W
Elevation: 1833.6 ft.1869.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 029 magnetic, 041 true209 magnetic, 221 true
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)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 3R/21L

Dimensions: 10051 x 150 ft. / 3064 x 46 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 51 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 3R  RUNWAY 21L
Latitude: 36-13.493000N36-14.737667N
Longitude: 115-02.655333W115-01.306333W
Elevation: 1825.9 ft.1865.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 029 magnetic, 041 true209 magnetic, 221 true
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: touchdownrollout
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)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
NELLIS AFB
LAS VEGAS, NV 89110
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
NELLIS AFB
LAS VEGAS, NV 89110
Phone 702-652-1110
4359.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Military aircraft: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 89/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

A58-03R 03R/21L CAUTION; STEEPLY RISING TERRAIN S AND E OF CENTERLINE.
E60-03R HOOK BAK-12B(B)(41' OVRN) HOOK BAK-14 HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1226').
E60-03L HOOK BAK-12B(B)(41'OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1211').
E60-21R HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1451') HOOK BAK-12B(B)(41' OVRN).
E60-21L HOOK BAK-14 HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1200') HOOK BAK-12B(B)(46' OVRN).
MISC: RSRS WILL BE APPLIEDTO BASEASGN/DEPLOYED ACFT IAW NAFBI 11-250SEE (HTTPS://WWWMIL.NELLIS.AF.MIL/UNITS/99CS/SCS/NAFBI%2011-250.PDF).
SERVICE- LGT: ALL RWY THLD LGT GATED. RWY 21L PAPI RRP AND ILS RPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
JASU - NO STARTER UNIT OR STARTING CAPABILITY FOR F4B, F4J ACFT. NO STARTER PROBE FOR USN ACFT. 2(MA-1A).
FLUID: W-EXP 2-3 HR DELAY. SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX
OIL: O-123-128-132-133-148-156 SOAP.
TRAN ALERT: FLEET SRVC THRU MCCARRAN INTL IF AVBL (1500-2300Z), 48 HR PN RQR. COORD THRU MCCARREN LAV C702-296-8397, AND AFTER HRS C702-232-7867. PROGRESSIVE TAXI AVBL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
RSTD: PPR ARR NOT AUTH DUR RED FLAG (RF) OR LFE LAUNCH/RECOVERY PERIOD - CK NOTAM FOR DATE/TIME. NO PPR ARR DUR NGT RF/LFE OPR. MULTI APCH NOT AUTH DUR RF/LFE OR AFTER OFFL SS UNLESS APV BY 57 WG SOF. PPR'S MAY BE OBTAINED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO PLANNED ARR.
RSTD: REQ FOR ADDN ACFT FR A BASE THAT HAS MET THE MAX ALLOWED (4) WILL BE CONSIDERED 3 DAYS PRIOR TO SKED ARR, SUPPORT AND SPACE PERMS. DUR RF/LFE PERIODS, PPR'S MAY BE REQ UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR.
RSTD: ACFT WITH CODE 7 OR HI CTC PTD WHEN 100 NM OUT.
RSTD: OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC OR DESIGNATED OFFL APVL).
CAUTION - STEEPLY RISING TERRAIN S AND E OF CNTRLINE RWY 03R-21L. RWY HAS HI POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING. CRANE TRNG SITE N OF DEP END RWY 03L, MAX HT 200'. ACFT TAXIING ON TWY D BTN TWY F AND RWY 21R USE CAUTION, 4' 8'' HI DIST REMAINING MRK LCTD 125' N TWY D CNTRLINE.
TFC PAT: ACFT DEP WILL NOT CLIMB ABV 3000' TIL PAST THE DEP END OF RWY.
NS ABTMT: ACC QUIET HR POLICY IN EFF 0630-1400Z++.
MISC: FIRST 1320' RWY 21R AND FIRST 920' RWY 03L GROOVED CONCRETE. MID 7879' RWY 03L-21R CNTR 80' CONCRETE, BALANCE ASPHALT.
MISC: E SIDE 9000'-1000' DIST REMAINING MRK RWY 21L NOT AVBL. TRAN ACFT SHALL COMMUNICATE WITH NELLIS ATC FAC ON UHF TO THE MAX EXTENT POSSIBLE DUE TO HVY CONCENTRATION OF ACFT IN THE VFR PAT.
RSTD: PPR FOR TRAN FTR/DV ACFT CTC AM OPS DSN 682-4600, C702-652-4600 (SELECT OPTION 2). PPR FOR EXER, DEPLOYMENT, C130 AND LARGER ACFT CTC NELLIS SUPPORT CENTER DSN 682-5250, 1430Z-0030Z++ MON-FRI.
RSTD: SUN AND HOL TFC EXP ARR FR N, DEP N WINDS PERM WITH TFC PAT TOWARDS E (SUNRISE MT).
MISC: NO CLASSIFIED MATERIAL STORAGE AVAILABLE AT AM OPS. ALL CLASSIFIED MUST BE STORED IN THE NELLIS AFB COMMAND POST.
MISC: BUILDINGS NIGHT FLOOD LIGHTS BLOCK THE WEATHER OBSERVATION VIEW OF THE APPROACH END OF RUNWAY 03L/R.
SERVICE-LGT: ALL SFL ON 21L 1.5 FT TO RIGHT OF EXTENDED CENTERLINE.
MISC: AFLD WX SUPPORT H24; DSN 682-4744, C702-652-4744. WX MSN SUPPORT HRS DICTATED BY LCL WG AND EXER FLYING SKED. THESE HRS TYPICALLY 1300++ MOV THRU 0530++ FRI; CLSD WKND AND HOL. WX OBSN VIEW OF RWY 03R/L APCH END RSTD BY FLIGHT FAC; OBSN VIEW RSTD FR 190-330 DEG BY FLIGHTLINE FAC AND BLDGS; NGT OBSN LTD DUE TO HI INTS RAMP LGT. BACK UP WX BRIEF FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 25 OWS AT DAVIS MONTHAN AFB, DSN: 228-6598/6599, C520-228-6598/6599.
RSTD: HOT CARGO PAD UNLIT AND RSTD TO DAYLIGHT/VFR OPS.
MISC: FOR CSTMS AND AG; CTC NELLIS SUPPORT CENTER FOR C-130 AND LARGER FRAMED ACFT AT DSN 682-5250 OR CTC BASE OPS FOR ALL OTHER ACFT AT DSN 682-4600 24 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
A-GEAR: ALL BAK-12B EXTN AND IN RAISED POSN, RQR 15 MIN PN FOR REMOVAL.
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1430-0630Z++, NO QUICK TURN FRI-SUN. NO MIL FLEET SVC AVBL, LTD TRAN SVC AVBL. NO TRAN ACFT CAN ARR/DEP PRIOR TO 1430Z++ AND MUST ARR/DEP NO LATER THAN 0600Z++.
RSTD: ALL INBOUND PAX/CARGO & DV ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG.
ALL INBD PAX/CARGO & DV ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST (RAYMOND 22) ON 381.300, NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG.
RSTD: PPR ALL EXC DV CODE 7 OR ABV AND EMERG AIREVAC, PPR ISSUED 1430-0630Z++. RON REQ GOOD FOR ONE NGT ONLY. ACFT MUST ADHERE TO PPR ARR BLOCK +/- 30 MIN OF SKED LDG. EXTV LARGE FORCE EXER (LFE) ACT.
CAUTION: JULIET TAXILANE UNLGTD.
MISC: AFLD OBS IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 AMOS AND AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBS AS RQR.
CAUTION: REF AP1 ON JET BLAST HAZ. HVY ACFT ENGINE RUNS PERMITTED ON RWY, REQ MUST BE SKED THRU AFLD MGT OPS AT DSN 682-4600.
SERVICE-TRAN ALERT: TRAN ALERT CONTRACT BACKSHOP MAINT SUPPORT MAY RQR REIMBURSEMENT AND COORD WITH CONTRACT OFFICER. EXP DELAYS.
RSTD: NO FORWARD FIRING MUNITIONS IN REVETMENTS 12, 13 AND 25..
CAUTION: AIRCREW SHOULD USE INCREASED CAUTION FOR BIRD ACT DUR BASH PHASE II (APR-MAY AND AUG-OCT).
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. PERIPHERAL TAXILANE EAST OF REVETMENTS RESTRICTED TO WINGSPAN 57 FT. AND SMALLER.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT ON THE ADJACENT APRONS, TAXIWAY DELTA BETWEEN RUNWAY 21R/03L AND TAXIWAY FOXTROT IS RESTRICTED TO WINGSPANS 132 FT. AND SMALLER. WING WALKERS MUST BE USED AS REQUIRED.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT ON THE ADJACENT APRON, TAXIWAY ECHO BETWEEN RUNWAY 21R/03L AND RUNWAY 21L/03R IS RESTRICTED TO FIGHTER TYPE AIRCRAFT AND SMALLER (NO HEAVY AIRCRAFT).
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT ON THE ADJACENT APRON, TAXIWAY ALPHA BETWEEN RUNWAY 21R/03L AND RUNWAY 21L/03R IS RESTRICTED TO WINGSPANS 185 FT. AND SMALLER WITHOUT US OF WING WALKERS. WHITE WINGTIP CLEARANCE LINE PROVIDES MIN 25 FT. CLEARANCE WINGSPANS 185 FT. AND SMALLER.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT ON THE ADJACENT APRON, TAXIWAY ALPHA BETWEEN RUNWAY 21L/03R AND TAXIWAY GOLF IS RESTRICTED TO WINGSPANS 185 FT. AND SMALLER WITHOUT USE OF WING WALKERS. WHITE WINGTIP CLEARANCE LINE PROVIDES MIN 25 FT. CLEARANCE FOR WINGSPANS 185 FT. AND SMALLER.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT ON THE ADJACENT APRON, TAXIWAY ECHO BETWEEN RUNWAY 21L/03R AND TAXIWAY GOLF IS RESTRICTED TO WINGSPANS 132 FT. AND SMALLER WITHOUT USE OF WING WALKERS. WHITE WINGTIP CLEARANCE LINE PROVIDES MIN 25 FT. CLEARANCE FOR WINGSPANS 132 FT. AND SMALLER.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. WHEN AIRCRAFT ARE PRESENT FOR ADJACENT TO TAXIWAY ECHO BETWEEN RUNWAY 21R/03L AND TAXIWAY FOXTROT, WHITE WINGTIP CLEARANCE LINE PROVIDES MIN 25 FT. FOR WINGSPANS 222 FT. AND SMALLER.
WINGTIP CLEARANCE RESTRICTIONS. INTERMEDIATE HOLD POSITION MARKINGS INSTALLED ON THE NORTH PERIPHERAL TAXILANE OF TRANSIENT WEST APRON, EAST OF TAXIWAY HOTEL AND TRANSIENT HELIPAD. ALL AIRCRAFT ENTERING TRANSIENT WEST AT THIS LOCATION MUST HOLD SHORT AND CONTACT NELLIS GROUND CONTROL FOR PERMISSION TO PROCEED.
CAUTION: TACAN CK PT SIGNS INCORRECT. TACAN SIGN CORRECT INFO: TWY E TACAN GCP SIGN/LSV TACAN (CH 12)/BRG - 313 DIST - 0.2NM; TWY A TACAN GCP SIGN/LSV TACAN (CH 12)/BRG - 216 DIST - 1.6NM.
CAUTION: DUE TO FOD PROBLEM, 4-ENG ACFT WILL TAXI WITH OUTBOARD ENG AT IDLE OR SHTDN IF POSS.
SERVICE-A-GEAR: DEP END BAK14 WILL BE CONFIGURED IN RAISED POSN FOR TAIL-HOOK EQUIPPED ACFT, AND LOWERED FOR ALL NON-TAIL HOOK EQUIPPED ACFT. RWY 03R/21L BAK-14 OPS: APCH END BAK-14 WILL BE IN DOWN POSN, DEP END WILL BE IN RAISED POSN. ACFT WILL SLOW TO 20 KTS OR LESS PRIOR TO DEP END CABLE, AND TAXI TO FAR EDGE OF "COLD" SIDE OF RWY. TAXI BTN RWY EDGE, AND OUTERMOST BAK-14 "BUMPER".

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 21L   download (266KB)
ILS OR LOC X RWY 21L   download (150KB)
LOC Y RWY 21L   download (285KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 03R   download (154KB)
HI-TACAN Y RWY 21L   download (247KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 21L   download (296KB)
TACAN X RWY 21L   download (207KB)
SIN CITY VISUAL RWY 03L/R   download (129KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DREAM SIX   download (121KB)
FYTTR FIVE   download (93KB)
MORMON MESA SIX   download (112KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (227KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVGT - North Las Vegas Airport (8 nm W)
KLAS - Mc Carran International Airport (11 nm SW)
KHND - Henderson Executive Airport (17 nm S)
KBVU - Boulder City Municipal Airport (19 nm SE)
KIFP - Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (69 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5311:53
Sunrise05:2312:23
Sunset19:5902:59
Evening civil twilight20:2903:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2018 01:25:48
Local (UTC-7)  18-Jun-2018 18:25:48
 
METAR
KLSV 190058Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM CLR 34/M04 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP069 T03351037
KVGT 
8nm W 
190053Z 12010G17KT 10SM CLR 33/M06 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP088 T03331061
KLAS 
11nm SW 
190056Z 12005KT 10SM FEW250 34/M02 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP069 T03391022
KHND 
16nm S 
190056Z 18004KT 10SM CLR 34/M06 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP083 T03391056 $
KBVU 
19nm SE 
190055Z AUTO 15014KT 10SM CLR 34/M05 A2982 RMK AO2
TAF
KLSV 182303Z 1823/2005 18009KT 9999 SKC QNH2983INS BECMG 1905/1906 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2987INS TX35/1923Z TN17/1912Z
KVGT 
8nm W 
181721Z 1818/1918 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM181900 14007KT P6SM SKC FM190000 20006KT P6SM SKC FM190800 33006KT P6SM SCT250
KLAS 
11nm SW 
182034Z 1821/1924 09007KT P6SM SKC FM182200 12007KT P6SM SKC FM190300 20008KT P6SM SKC FM191600 VRB05KT P6SM SCT250
KHND 
16nm S 
181721Z 1818/1918 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM182100 22008KT P6SM SKC FM191400 VRB05KT P6SM SCT250 FM191700 03006KT P6SM SCT250
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