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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

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: MON-THURS 1530-0800Z++, ALL FRI 1630-0200Z++, ALL SAT CLSD, ALL SUN 2200-0200Z++, ALL HOL CLSD
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 3 January 2019 at 0901Z to 31 January 2019 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 (153KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (153KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (162KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (76KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (163KB)
REDIN THREE   download (69KB)
SWOLF EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (124KB)
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 16-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2514:25
Sunrise06:5214:52
Sunset17:0501:05
Evening civil twilight17:3101:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jan-2019 01:22:25
Local (UTC-8)  16-Jan-2019 17:22:25
 
METAR
KNKX 170055Z 27006KT 10SM FEW035 SCT100 BKN250 19/11 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP205 T01890111
KMYF 
3nm S 
170053Z 25010KT 10SM BKN065 17/10 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP208 T01720100
KSAN 
8nm S 
170051Z 28009KT 10SM FEW031 SCT050 BKN080 18/11 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP216 T01780106
KSEE 
9nm E 
170047Z 27006KT 10SM SKC 18/12 A3015
KNZY 
11nm S 
170052Z 27009KT 10SM SCT050 BKN080 BKN200 18/12 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP209 T01830122 PNO $
KRNM 
15nm NE 
170053Z 25005KT 10SM BKN032 BKN085 16/11 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP204 T01560111
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
170053Z 25008KT 10SM OVC036 17/13 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP208 T01720128
KNRS 
18nm S 
170056Z 27010KT 10SM SCT200 BKN250 16/13 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP214 T01610133
KSDM 
19nm SE 
170053Z 28009KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP206 T01610106
TAF
KNKX 1621/1721 VRB06KT 9999 SCT030 BKN035 QNH3013INS TEMPO 1621/1703 BKN025 FM170330 VRB06KT 8000 BR BKN025 OVC040 QNH3014INS TEMPO 1709/1715 -RA BKN010 BECMG 1715/1717 18006KT 4800 RA BR OVC020 QNH3015INS T21/1621Z T14/1713Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
162107Z 1621/1724 18008KT P6SM BKN040 BKN250 FM170200 16004KT 5SM BR VCSH BKN022 FM171600 20008KT 5SM -RA BR OVC020
KNZY 
11nm S 
1623/1723 VRB06KT 9999 FEW025 SCT080 BKN100 QNH3009INS TEMPO 1709/1715 6000 -SHRA BR FEW012 BKN030 BKN080 FM171900 19010KT 9999 VCSH FEW012 SCT030 BKN060 QNH3016INS TEMPO 1719/1723 20012G20KT 8000 -RA BR FEW010 BKN028 OVC060 T19/1623Z T14/1713Z FS301036
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
161736Z 1618/1718 18009KT 5SM SHRA BR OVC020 FM170200 17005KT 5SM -RA BR OVC015 FM171600 14008KT 4SM BR OVC015
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