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KNKX Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: NKX
Lat/Long: 32-52-06.7043N / 117-08-35.4782W
32-52.111738N / 117-08.591303W
32.8685290 / -117.1431884
(estimated)
Elevation: 477.1 ft. / 145.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2015)
From city: 3 miles N of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92126

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NKX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: FRI 1630-0200Z++, ALL SAT CLSD, ALL SUN 2200-0200Z++, ALL HOL CLSD, ALL MON-THURS 1530-0800Z++
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT INFO.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTIVATE-ALSF-1, HIRL, CL AND PAPI RWY 06L-24R-298.925 OR 135.2
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 352.0
MIRAMAR GROUND: 128.625 307.325 [1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1530-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOL AND NATL HOL WKENDS.]
MIRAMAR TOWER: 135.2 298.925 340.2 [1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1530-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOL AND NATL HOL WKENDS.]
SOCAL APPROACH: 132.2
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 119.6 WEST 132.2 EAST
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.975 254.325
PMSV METRO: 342.4
PTD: 335.625
RADAR: 133.625 266.8X 270.35 307.9X 328.4X 348.75 350.275 373.575 379.125 380.3X
WX ASOS at MYF (3 nm S): 126.9 (858-576-4337)
WX ASOS at SAN (8 nm S): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (9 nm E): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at RNM (15 nm NE): 132.025 (760-789-0736)
WX ASOS at CRQ (17 nm NW): PHONE 760-930-0864
WX ASOS at NRS (18 nm S): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SDM (20 nm SE): 132.35 (619-661-8297)
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.
  • RADAR - SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
TIJr320/21.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
OCNr133/26.3OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
JLIr225/32.4JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6L/24R

Dimensions: 12000 x 200 ft. / 3658 x 61 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 66 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6L  RUNWAY 24R
Latitude: 32-51.873985N32-52.372448N
Longitude: 117-09.890945W117-07.621707W
Elevation: 425.7 ft.474.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: OLSALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
SF, OLS
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 6R/24L

Dimensions: 8001 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 62 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6R  RUNWAY 24L
Latitude: 32-51.928375N32-52.260677N
Longitude: 117-09.100330W117-07.587280W
Elevation: 430.2 ft.477.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: OLSOLS
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Navy
Owner: US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC - CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373
Manager: COMMANDING OFFICER
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92145

Additional Remarks

E60-24R HOOK E28(B) (2300')
E60-06R HOOK E28(B) (1052')
E60-06L HOOK E28(B) (2490')
E60-24L HOOK E28(B) (2301')
CAUTION: WATER ON THE RUBBER BUILD-UP AREAS OF THE RWY MAY PRODUCE POOR TRACTION AND/OR BA AND STANDING WATER ON RWY MAY PRODUCE HYDROPLANING COND.
NS ABTMT: STRICTLY ENFORCED, MANDATORY PRO AND CRS RULES. ALL TRAN ACFT MUST REVIEW AND SIGN NOISE ABATEMENT FORM WITH FLT PLANNING.
CAUTION: HIGH MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE.
CAUTION: ALL ACFT ARR/DEP VFR VIA CORRIDOR RULES TO/FR COASTLINE ARE ADVS TO EXER EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID HANG GLIDER ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-280/5 DME.
CAUTION: EXTSV GEN AVIATION TFC ALL ALTS, ALL DRCT NEAR AFLD. HIGH VOLUME OF CIV VFR TFC ALONG THE COAST W OF AFLD.
MISC: ORDINANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PERMS TO REMAIN ON RON TRAN ACFT.
SERVICE-LGT: PAPI RRP NOT COINCIDENTAL WITH PAR RY 24L & RY 24R. PAPI UNITS FOR RY 06R/L ARE OPTIMIZED FOR HGT GROUP 2 TYPE ACFT.
A-GEAR: SHORT FLD A-GEAR RWY 24R NML DE-RIGGED.
FUEL: J5
FLUID: SP LHOX LOX.
OIL: O-148-156.
TRAN ALERT: NO AMC FLEET SVC AVBL. ALCE TEAM RQR FOR ALL AMC FLT. LTD TRAN SVC, NO TIE-DOWN, OIL/LABORATORY ANALYSIS OR TRAN MAINT SVC AVBL.
JASU: (A/M47A-4) (NC-10A1) (NC-10C)
TRAN ALERT: NO SHUTTLE SVC AVBL. ALL VIP ACFT CTC AIRFIELD OPS ON PTD 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
RSTD (1 OF 3): PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT VAL DSN 267-4284, C858 577-4284 (PPR RSTD TO 30 MIN BEFORE/AFTER APPROVED TIME, PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORED TO ARR).
RSTD (2 OF 3): FOR STAGING (LCL TRNG FLT) OR HIGH VISIBILITY EVENTS (VIP M7 AND ABOVE, MEDEVAC W/BATTLE PATIENTS, OIF/OEF HOMECOMING, HR/ANGEL FLIGHTS ETC.) ARE REQUIRED TO NOTIFY AIROPS 1HR PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DUE TO 3DMAW CG AND STATION CO COORDINATION.
RSTD (3 OF 3): PLEASE CONTACT THE ODO AT DSN 267-4277/4284, C858-577-4277/4284.
TFC PAT: REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF USN/USMC ACFT. OPR ON PARL RWY 700' APART. MULTI PRACTICE APCH RY 06L/R NOT AUTH. RADAR VECTORS TO FINAL APCH EXP STEEP DESCENT.
AIRFIELD OPERATING HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PILOTS FILING MCAS MIRAMAR AS AN ALTERNATE OR EMERGENCY DIVERT ARE ADVISED TO CALL AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY OPERATING HOURS.
CTAF AND CLOSED FIELD OPERATIONS (CFO) ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR NON-TENANT AIRCRAFT.

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 8 November 2018 at 0901Z to 6 December 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R   download (147KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (155KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (152KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (153KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (164KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (76KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (159KB)
REDIN THREE   download (68KB)
SWOLF EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (122KB)
TINNY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (106KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (3 nm S)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (8 nm S)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (9 nm E)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (11 nm S)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (15 nm NE)
KCRQ - Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (17 nm NW)
KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (18 nm S)
KSDM - Brown Field Municipal Airport (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5813:58
Sunrise06:2514:25
Sunset16:4400:44
Evening civil twilight17:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2018 15:11:10
Local (UTC-8)  20-Nov-2018 07:11:10
 
METAR
KNKX 201455Z 07005KT 10SM CLR 13/04 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP158 T01280044 53007 $
KMYF 
3nm S 
201453Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/06 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01110056 53007
KSAN 
8nm S 
201451Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/07 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01500067 53008
KSEE 
9nm E 
201455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/05 A3002 RMK AO2
KNZY 
11nm S 
201452Z 00000KT 10SM FEW014 SCT220 12/07 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01220067 53009
KRNM 
15nm NE 
201453Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M02 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 T00391017 53006
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
201453Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01110022 53006
KNRS 
18nm S 
201456Z 09006KT 7SM FEW015 SCT250 12/06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01170061 53009
KSDM 
19nm SE 
201453Z AUTO 12004KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01000033 53006
TAF
KNKX 2009/2109 VRB05KT 9999 FEW150 QNH2996INS BECMG 2018/2020 29008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2995INS BECMG 2101/2103 VRB05KT 9999 BKN150 QNH3004INS T11/2014Z T23/2022Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
201127Z 2012/2118 VRB03KT P6SM FEW015 BKN200 FM202000 26008KT P6SM SCT200 FM210100 VRB05KT P6SM FEW015 SCT200 FM211000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015 FM211500 VRB04KT P6SM SCT015 SCT250
KNZY 
11nm S 
2007/2107 VRB06KT 9000 BR FEW010 SCT180 BKN250 QNH2996INS TEMPO 2009/2015 6000 BR BKN010 BKN180 BKN200 FM201500 VRB06KT 9999 FEW015 FEW180 SCT250 QNH2998INS FM202000 27008KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2997INS FM210300 VRB06KT 9999 SCT018 SCT250 QNH2996INS TEMPO 2103/2107 BKN018 BKN250 T12/2013Z T21/2022Z COR 0826 FS30020
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
201127Z 2012/2112 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM202100 23008KT P6SM SCT200 FM210100 VRB04KT P6SM SCT012 SCT200 FM211000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN012
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