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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 AUGUST 2017

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: 197
Single engine airplanes: 157
Multi engine airplanes: 21
Jet airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 261/day *
57% local general aviation
36% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2016

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 between 17 August 2017 at 0901Z and 14 September 2017 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR ONE (RNAV)   download (178KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (285KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (272KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (30KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD ONE (RNAV)   download (188KB)
PADRZ ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (252KB)
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 Marine Corps Air Station (20 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Photo courtesy of helihigh.com & Mark Robinson
Photo taken 21-Aug-2012
looking west.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Aug-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5012:50
Sunrise06:1613:16
Sunset19:2702:27
Evening civil twilight19:5202:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Aug-2017 16:17:45
Local (UTC-7)  20-Aug-2017 09:17:45
 
METAR
KSDM 201553Z 25003KT 10SM OVC018 20/16 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02000156
MMTJ 
2nm S 
201546Z 00000KT 6SM OVC015 20/15 A2999 RMK 8/5// HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
201556Z AUTO 24006KT 10SM OVC026 21/15 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02060150 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
201551Z 19004KT 10SM BKN025 21/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP150 T02110144
KNZY 
14nm NW 
201552Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM OVC025 21/14 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP143 T02110144
KSEE 
15nm N 
201547Z 00000KT 7SM OVC017 19/15 A2998
KMYF 
17nm NW 
201553Z 20003KT 10SM OVC019 21/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP144 T02110144
KNKX 
19nm NW 
201555Z 00000KT 10SM OVC018 21/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02110139 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
201044Z 2012/2118 00000KT 5SM HZ OVC013 TX25/2020Z TN19/2012Z FM201800 23012KT P6SM SCT015 FM210600 28005KT 6SM HZ SKC BECMG 2108/2110 BKN015
KSAN 
14nm NW 
201120Z 2012/2118 VRB04KT P6SM OVC020 FM202000 28009KT P6SM SCT022 FM210200 VRB04KT P6SM OVC017
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2007/2107 VRB06KT 9999 OVC015 QNH2990INS TEMPO 2016/2019 SCT018 BECMG 2019/2020 27010KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2988INS FM210400 VRB06KT 9999 OVC015 QNH2989INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2007 TIL 2014 T18/2012Z T24/2021Z FS30119
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2009/2109 VRB05KT 9999 OVC010 QNH2991INS BECMG 2018/2020 27009KT 9999 SCT015 QNH2986INS BECMG 2104/2106 VRB05KT 9999 OVC011 QNH2992INS T18/2013Z T25/2022Z
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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 $5.19 $4.39 
SS $4.49 --- 
 Updated 16-Aug-2017
 
   write
First Flight 619-661-6522
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft parts, Pilot supplies, ...

More info about First Flight
independent
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.39 
SS $4.49 --- 
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, ...
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Located at KSBD
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $4.65 $3.49 
SS $3.95 --- 
 Updated 18-Aug-2017
 
   10 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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