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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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
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: 133.475 352.0
MIRAMAR GROUND: 128.625 307.325 [1530-0800Z MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
MIRAMAR TOWER: 135.2 298.925 340.2 [1530-0800Z MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
SOCAL APPROACH: 132.2
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 119.6 ;WEST 132.2 ;EAST
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.975 254.325
CLASS B: 132.2 ;029-061 SAN 14,000 FT & BLW 132.2 ;333-028 SAN 7,000 FT-11,000 F
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)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr322/21.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
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 ADZD TO EXER EXTREME CTN TO AVOID HANG GLDR ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-283/5 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: ORDNANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PMTD TO RMN ON RON TSNT 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 TSNT ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE RQRD TO CTC VISITING ACFT LINE DSN 307-4284, C858-307-4284 (PPR RSTRD TO 30 MIN BFR/AFT APVD TIME; PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORDD 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 CTC THE OPS DUTY OFFICER AT DSN 307-4277/4284, C858-307-4277/4284.
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.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R   download (165KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (174KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (167KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R   download (171KB)
TACAN RWY 24R   download (176KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (173KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (204KB)
REDIN FOUR   download (91KB)
SWOLF NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (165KB)
TINNY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (152KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (234KB)
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-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0913:09
Sunrise06:3413:34
Sunset18:5301:53
Evening civil twilight19:1802:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Sep-2021 20:57:10
Local (UTC-7)  16-Sep-2021 13:57:10
 
METAR
KNKX 161955Z 27009KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02280139
KMYF 
3nm S 
162053Z 30008KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02330139 58006
KSAN 
8nm S 
162051Z 30009KT 9SM FEW023 23/14 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP121 T02330144 58004
KSEE 
9nm E 
162047Z 28009KT 10SM SKC 26/13 A2986
KNZY 
11nm S 
162052Z 29013KT 10SM FEW023 22/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP115 T02220139 58006
KRNM 
15nm NE 
162053Z 26010KT 10SM CLR 27/12 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02720122 58008
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
162053Z 24010KT 230V300 10SM CLR 21/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP112 T02060139 58005
KNRS 
18nm S 
161956Z 29011KT 10SM FEW023 22/14 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP121 T02220144 $
KSDM 
19nm SE 
162053Z 29007G15KT 270V330 10SM CLR 24/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02390139 58006
TAF
KNKX 1615/1715 VRB05KT 9999 OVC018 QNH2986INS BECMG 1615/1617 VRB05KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2985INS FM161930 28009KT 9999 SKC QNH2982INS BECMG 1702/1704 VRB05KT 9999 SCT015 QNH2987INS TEMPO 1709/1715 OVC015 T24/1621Z T14/1714Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
161720Z 1618/1724 28006KT P6SM SCT025 FM162000 29010KT P6SM FEW025 FM170200 VRB05KT P6SM BKN025 FM170600 VRB04KT P6SM OVC019 FM171700 28006KT P6SM SCT025 FM172000 28010KT P6SM FEW025 SCT150
KNZY 
11nm S 
1615/1715 VRB06KT 9999 BKN023 QNH2984INS FM161700 29012KT 9999 SCT025 QNH2985INS FM162000 VRB06KT 9999 FEW025 QNH2982INS FM170300 VRB06KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2983INS T23/1621Z T16/1712Z FS30160
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
161720Z 1618/1718 26006KT P6SM SKC FM162000 26008KT P6SM SKC FM170200 VRB04KT P6SM BKN020 FM170600 VRB04KT P6SM OVC017 FM171700 VRB04KT P6SM SCT025
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