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TJPS Mercedita Airport
Ponce, Puerto Rico

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PSE
Lat/Long: 18-00-31.6100N / 066-33-52.2750W
18-00.526833N / 066-33.871250W
18.0087806 / -66.5645208
(estimated)
Elevation: 28.3 ft. / 8.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11W (1985)
From city: 3 miles E of PONCE, PR
Time zone: UTC -4 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 00715

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1948
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SAN JUAN CENTER
FSS: SAN JUAN FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TJPS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 12/30 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-2200; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT HIRL RY 12/30 AND REIL RY 12 AFTER 2200 - CTAF. PAPI RY 30 OPER CONT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, FEE FOR OTHER THAN HOME BASED ACFT.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: PPR 24 HRS FOR INDEX C & ABOVE UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 787-842-6292.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQS 118.75/269.0 (EL YUNQUE RCAG).
  • CLNC DEL PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQ 121.9.
  • ATCT CLSD INDEFLY.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MAZr124/36.6MAYAGUEZ VOR/DME110.6010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DORADO208/28.939111WDDP -.. -.. .--.
MAYAGUEZ124/36.625410WMAZ -- .- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 8004 x 150 ft. / 2440 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 42 /F/B/X/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 18-00.730333N18-00.323333N
Longitude: 066-34.528833W066-33.213667W
Elevation: 28.4 ft.27.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 119 magnetic, 108 true299 magnetic, 288 true
Displaced threshold: 1882 ft.248 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8004 TODA:8004 ASDA:7357 LDA:5488TORA:8004 TODA:8004 ASDA:7004 LDA:6757
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 295 ft. pline, lighted, 4155 ft. from runway, 800 ft. left of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 16:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
41 ft. trees, 1570 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PUERTO RICO PORT AUTH
PO BOX 2829
SAN JUAN, PR 00936
Phone 787-791-0054
Manager: JOSE RIOLLANO
MERCEDITA ARPT BOX 323
MERCEDITA, PR 00715
Phone (787) 729-3151
EXT 2401

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 22
Single engine airplanes: 14
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 119/week *
66% local general aviation
27% commercial
7% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

CUSTOMS AVAILABLE 1200Z TO 2100Z MON-FRI.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (379KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (456KB)
 
Departure Procedures
WLFRD TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (273KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (242KB)

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TJSJ - Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (41 nm NE)
TJBQ - Rafael Hernandez Airport (43 nm NW)
TJVQ - Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport (62 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1310:13
Sunrise06:3610:36
Sunset17:4821:48
Evening civil twilight18:1122:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2017 23:45:45
Local (UTC-4)  21-Nov-2017 19:45:45
 
METAR
TJPS 210850Z 04006KT 10SM FEW030 23/22 A2990
TAF
TJPS 211739Z 2118/2218 14012KT P6SM SCT030 SCT060 FM212300 05003KT P6SM FEW030 FM221450 14012KT P6SM SCT030 AMD NOT SKED TIL 220300
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