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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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Area around KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
 
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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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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4212:42
Sunset19:5702:57
Evening civil twilight20:2603:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jun-2018 05:12:10
Local (UTC-7)  20-Jun-2018 22:12:10
 
METAR
KSDM 210453Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM OVC009 18/15 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP141 T01780150
MMTJ 
2nm S 
210444Z 00000KT 5SM OVC015 18/15 A2998 RMK 8/5// HZ
KNRS 
7nm W 
210456Z 22003KT 10SM OVC011 18/14 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01780144
KSAN 
14nm NW 
210451Z 22005KT 10SM OVC011 18/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T01780144
KNZY 
14nm NW 
210452Z 19003KT 10SM OVC010 17/14 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP142 T01720144
KSEE 
15nm N 
210347Z VRB04KT 6SM HZ SCT017 18/15 A2995
KMYF 
17nm NW 
210453Z 19004KT 9SM OVC010 17/14 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP142 T01720144
KNKX 
19nm NW 
210455Z 23005KT 10SM OVC011 19/14 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP139 T01890139
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
210309Z 2103/2206 30008KT 5SM HZ OVC015 TX23/2121Z TN15/2110Z FM210800 00000KT 3SM BR HZ OVC010 TEMPO 2111/2115 1SM BR HZ OVC005 FM211700 30006KT 6SM HZ SCT015 BECMG 2121/2122 30008KT SKC FM220300 00000KT 6SM HZ SCT015
KSAN 
14nm NW 
210306Z 2103/2206 19007KT P6SM OVC011 FM212000 22009KT P6SM SCT014 FM220100 22006KT P6SM BKN015
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2023/2123 23010KT 9999 BKN012 QNH2987INS TEMPO 2023/2102 SCT015 FM210200 VRB06KT 9999 BKN010 QNH2989INS BECMG 2110/2112 VRB05KT 9000 BR OVC015 QNH2995INS FM211700 26007KT 9999 SCT020 SCT200 QNH3000INS T16/2112Z T22/2123Z FS30092
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2103/2203 VRB05KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2990INS BECMG 2116/2118 29008KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2985INS T15/2110Z T25/2120Z
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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, ...
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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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