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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SDM
Lat/Long: 32-34-20.1800N / 116-58-48.5800W
32-34.336333N / 116-58.809667W
32.5722722 / -116.9801611
(estimated)
Elevation: 526.3 ft. / 160.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 13 miles SE of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92154

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SDM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA: RWY 8L-26R 1000'AGL; 8R-26L 600'AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 08L, PAPI RWY 08L & RWY 26R, HIRL RWY 08L/26R, AND MIRL RWY 08R/26L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.25
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 132.35
WX ASOS: PHONE 619-661-8297
BROWN GROUND: 124.4 [0800-2000]
BROWN TOWER: 128.25 225.4 [0800-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.35
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 125.15
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.4
CHASR STAR: 124.35
CWARD SID: 119.6
PADRZ SID: 119.6
WX ASOS at NRS (7 nm W): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SAN (14 nm NW): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (15 nm N): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at MYF (17 nm NW): PHONE 858-576-4337
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
TIJr311/2.3TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
MZBr120/17.7MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
JLIr195/39.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL FBO'S AT (619) 671-9222; FEE FOR CALLOUT. MILITARY FUEL AVBL BY CALLING (619) 671-9222.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8L/26R

Dimensions: 7972 x 150 ft. / 2430 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 175.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8L  RUNWAY 26R
Latitude: 32-34.427333N32-34.298967N
Longitude: 116-59.605333W116-58.060150W
Elevation: 526.3 ft.507.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 26R PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 3 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8R/26L

Dimensions: 3180 x 75 ft. / 969 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 14.0, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12000 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Latitude: 32-34.294897N32-34.243833N
Longitude: 116-59.059943W116-58.443500W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.505.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SAN DIEGO
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0455
Manager: ANDY SCHWARTZ
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0456

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 236
Single engine airplanes: 183
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 14
    
Aircraft operations: avg 231/day *
56% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
4% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2017

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT TO ARPT BDRY ONE MILE NORTH FM MEXICAN/USA INTL BORDER.
PARA JUMPING ON AIRPORT AND 3 MILES EAST.
BE ALERT TO HIGH TERRAIN 3,566 FT. MSL SIX MILES EAST OF AIRPORT.
BE ALERT WHEN DEPARTING ON RY 08L AT NIGHT DUE TO RISING TERRAIN TO THE EAST.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS APPROX 1 MILE WEST OF AIRPORT, 1/2 MILE NORTHWEST, AND 2 MILES NORTH.
TWY A WEST OF TWY B RESTRICTED TO AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 133 FT OR LESS.
AVOID DCT OVERFLIGHT OF PIO PICO ENERGY CENTER BLO 2000 FT AGL, 3 NM EAST OF AP.
NO ENGINE OPNS ON RAMPS EXCEPT AS NECESSARY FOR ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES.

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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (194KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (285KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (273KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (30KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (184KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (7 nm W)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (14 nm NW)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (14 nm NW)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (15 nm N)
KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (17 nm NW)
KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (20 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 21-Aug-2012
looking west.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4112:41
Sunset19:5702:57
Evening civil twilight20:2503:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2018 01:49:51
Local (UTC-7)  18-Jun-2018 18:49:51
 
METAR
KSDM 190053Z 28009KT 10SM CLR 20/13 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP148 T02000133
MMTJ 
2nm S 
190044Z 30010KT 10SM SCT025 19/13 A3001 RMK 8/500
KNRS 
7nm W 
190056Z 31013KT 10SM SCT032 20/13 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02000133
KSAN 
14nm NW 
190051Z 31010KT 10SM SCT022 21/13 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP158 SCT V BKN T02060133 $
KNZY 
14nm NW 
190052Z 30012KT 10SM SCT022 20/13 A2998 RMK SLP151 T0200128
KSEE 
15nm N 
190047Z 26010KT 10SM FEW040 21/12 A2997
KMYF 
17nm NW 
190053Z 30008KT 10SM SCT021 19/13 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP151 T01940128
KNKX 
19nm NW 
190055Z 30008KT 270V340 10SM SCT023 21/13 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP149 T02110128
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
181622Z 1818/1924 34005KT P6SM SCT030 TX22/1822Z TN16/1913Z BECMG 1819/1820 32012KT SKC FM190200 32006KT P6SM SKC BECMG 1904/1905 SCT015 FM190600 00000KT 6SM HZ BKN020 FM191000 00000KT 5SM HZ OVC015 BECMG 1915/1916 6SM HZ BKN020 FM191800 32005KT 6SM HZ SCT020 BECMG 1920/1921 28012KT SKC
KSAN 
14nm NW 
182040Z 1821/1924 29012G20KT P6SM SCT030 FM190300 30007KT P6SM BKN025 FM190800 VRB03KT P6SM SCT012 BKN020 FM191800 VRB05KT P6SM SCT025 FM192000 27011KT P6SM FEW025
KNZY 
14nm NW 
1823/1923 30014G21KT 9999 SCT020 SCT200 530109 QNH2993INS BECMG 1902/1904 31009KT 9999 BKN015 530109 QNH2995INS BECMG 1908/1910 VRB06KT 9999 FEW015 BKN025 500000 QNH3001INS FM191700 28007KT 9999 SCT025 SCT200 QNH3006INS T16/1912Z T22/1923Z FS30092
KNKX 
19nm NW 
1821/1921 29009KT 9999 FEW035 QNH2995INS FM190430 VRB05KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2993INS TEMPO 1906/1912 BKN025 BECMG 1915/1917 27006KT 9999 FEW035 QNH2988INS T23/1822Z T16/1913Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 San Diego Jet Center
619-671-9222
toll-free 1-866-736-5382
[web site]
[email]
The only full service FBO at KSDM dedicated to providing excellent service at a competitive price.
 
U.S. Government Contract Fuel   U.S. Customs Service   AVTRIP   Hertz  
 
More info about San Diego Jet Center
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.69 $4.59 
SS $5.19 --- 
 Updated 15-Jun-2018
 
   1 read write
First Flight 619-661-6522
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...

More info about First Flight
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.59 
SS $5.06 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KSDM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KSDM.
Located at KSBD
Luxivair SBD
909-382-6068
[web site]
[email]

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At KSBD (San Bernardino International Airport), 92 miles N

Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
More info and photos of Luxivair SBD (KSBD)
Located at KSBD
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.19 $4.14 
SS $4.49 --- 
 Updated 15-Jun-2018
 
   14 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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