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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

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-THU 1530-0800Z
MON-THU 1500-0730Z DST.
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): PHONE 760-789-7699
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.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
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 72 /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 65 /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 OPRG HRS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; CHECK NOTAMS OR CTC AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY HRS. PILOTS FILING MCAS MIRAMAR AS AN ALTN OR EMERG DIVERT ARE ADVISED TO CALL AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY OPRG HRS.
CLOSED FIELD OPNS (CFO) ARE RSTRD AND RQR PPR.

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 02 January 2020 at 0901Z to 30 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R   download (145KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (155KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (152KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (153KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (162KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (153KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (161KB)
REDIN FOUR   download (68KB)
SWOLF NINE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (122KB)
TINNY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (106KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

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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 17-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2514:25
Sunrise06:5214:52
Sunset17:0601:06
Evening civil twilight17:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2020 06:32:53
Local (UTC-8)  17-Jan-2020 22:32:53
 
METAR
KNKX 180555Z 07006KT 10SM CLR 08/06 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP224 T00830056 10156 20083 52004
KMYF 
3nm S 
180553Z AUTO 04005KT 10SM CLR 10/07 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP227 T01000072 10156 20100 51005
KSAN 
8nm S 
180551Z 00000KT 10SM SCT250 12/10 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP232 T01220100 10167 20117 51005
KSEE 
9nm E 
180615Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/07 A3020 RMK AO2
KNZY 
11nm S 
180552Z 01004KT 10SM FEW200 12/08 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP226 T01220083 10156 20122 51005 $
KRNM 
15nm NE 
180601Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR OVC003 03/02 A3019 RMK AO2 T00280017
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
180553Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 11/08 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP224 T01060083 10144 20100 53003
KNRS 
18nm S 
180556Z AUTO 9SM CLR A3021 RMK AO2 SLP231 52003 $
KSDM 
19nm SE 
180553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/07 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP226 T01000067 10150 20094 51006
TAF
KNKX 1803/1903 VRB05KT 9999 FEW020 FEW250 QNH3015INS T05/1813Z T21/1821Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
180520Z 1806/1912 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250 FM182100 30008KT P6SM BKN250 FM190030 VRB05KT P6SM BKN250
KNZY 
11nm S 
1723/1823 29009KT 9999 FEW020 SCT040 BKN200 QNH3013INS FM180200 VRB06KT 9999 FEW020 SCT050 BKN200 QNH3014INS FM182000 31011KT 9999 FEW030 SCT200 QNH3007INS T10/1813Z T18/1821Z FS30022
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
180520Z 1806/1906 VRB05KT P6SM SCT250 FM182100 28007KT P6SM BKN250 FM190100 VRB04KT P6SM BKN250
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