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KLSV Nellis Air Force Base
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 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 METRO: 323.9 344.6
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 725-600-7124
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).
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".
RSTD: PPR MAY BE UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO, BUT NO LATER THAN 24 HRS PRIOR TO SKED ARR. ACFT CONDUCTING LCL PAT WORK MUST HAVE PPR NO LATER THAN 24 HRS PRIOR TO USE OF AIRSPACE.

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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 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 (283KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 03R   download (153KB)
HI-TACAN Y RWY 21L   download (246KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 21L   download (294KB)
TACAN X RWY 21L   download (205KB)
SIN CITY VISUAL RWY 03L/R   download (127KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DREAM SIX   download (119KB)
FYTTR FIVE   download (92KB)
MORMON MESA SIX   download (111KB)
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 17-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3412:34
Sunrise06:0113:01
Sunset19:2802:28
Evening civil twilight19:5502:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 11:54:58
Local (UTC-7)  17-Aug-2018 04:54:58
 
METAR
KLSV 171058Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM CLR 27/16 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02660162 $
KVGT 
8nm W 
171053Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 28/13 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP156 T02830128
KLAS 
11nm SW 
171056Z 20003KT 10SM FEW250 29/13 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02890128
KHND 
16nm S 
171056Z AUTO 21008KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02610167 $
KBVU 
19nm SE 
171135Z AUTO 04005KT 10SM CLR 27/16 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KLSV 170705Z 1707/1813 VRB06KT 9999 FEW150 QNH3000INS BECMG 1719/1720 19012KT 9999 FEW080 SCT100 QNH2992INS TS OMTNS S-W TEMPO 1723/1803 21015G26KT VCTS SCT080CB BKN120 BECMG 1803/1804 15009KT 9999 FEW080 SCT120 QNH2994INS BECMG 1808/1809 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS TX37/1723Z TN27/1713Z
KVGT 
8nm W 
170520Z 1706/1806 19006KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250 FM170700 10005KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250 FM171700 15007KT P6SM SCT120 SCT250 FM180000 21009KT P6SM SCT120 SCT250
KLAS 
11nm SW 
170846Z 1709/1812 20008KT P6SM FEW250 FM171200 VRB06KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200 FM172200 20010KT P6SM SCT120 SCT200
KHND 
16nm S 
170520Z 1706/1806 17007KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200 FM171700 18007KT P6SM SCT120 SCT250 FM180000 21009KT P6SM SCT120 SCT250
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