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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: SDM
Lat/Long: 32-34-20.2000N 116-58-48.6000W
32-34.336667N 116-58.810000W
32.5722778,-116.9801667
(estimated)
Elevation: 526.1 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: 132.35 (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 DP: 119.6
PADRZ DP: 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): 126.9 (858-576-4337)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr312/2.4TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
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: 
PCN 43 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 107.0
Double wheel: 141.0
Double tandem: 213.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8L  RUNWAY 26R
Latitude: 32-34.427732N32-34.299302N
Longitude: 116-59.605682W116-58.060468W
Elevation: 526.1 ft.507.7 ft.
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: 3185 x 75 ft. / 971 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 5 /F/D/Z/U
Single wheel: 12.5, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12500 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Latitude: 32-34.295277N32-34.243988N
Longitude: 116-59.060755W116-58.443450W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.506.8 ft.
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: 159
Single engine airplanes: 127
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 238/day *
56% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

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 G 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.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (224KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (283KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (341KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (217KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (248KB)
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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San Bernardino International Airport Authority
 
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 by Mark Holtzman
Photo taken 05-Mar-2020
looking east.

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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-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2112:21
Sunrise05:4812:48
Sunset19:4002:40
Evening civil twilight20:0803:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-May-2021 15:34:19
Local (UTC-7)  18-May-2021 08:34:19
 
METAR
KSDM 181453Z 29004KT 10SM BKN011 OVC022 16/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP159 T01610111 58001
MMTJ 
2nm S 
181442Z 27005KT 6SM OVC012 15/12 A3004 RMK SLP189 5//// 962 8/6// HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
181456Z 24005KT 10SM BKN015 OVC027 15/12 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01500122 58002 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
181451Z 32004KT 10SM OVC015 17/12 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01720122 50000
KNZY 
14nm NW 
181452Z 30005KT 10SM BKN015 OVC031 16/12 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 T01560122 50000
KSEE 
15nm N 
181447Z 00000KT 7SM OVC011 15/13 A3002
KMYF 
17nm NW 
181453Z 24004KT 10SM BKN010 OVC015 16/12 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01560122 58002
KNKX 
19nm NW 
181455Z 25004KT 10SM OVC011 16/13 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP158 T01560128 50000 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
181014Z 1812/1918 30005KT 3SM HZ OVC010 TX18/1820Z TN13/1812Z FM181600 30010KT P6SM SKC FM190300 30005KT 6SM HZ BKN020 FM190600 00000KT 5SM HZ OVC015 FM190900 00000KT 3SM BR OVC010 FM191600 30010KT P6SM SKC
KSAN 
14nm NW 
181120Z 1812/1918 VRB04KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 FM182000 27009KT P6SM SCT020 FM190200 21005KT P6SM BKN015 FM190600 18008KT P6SM OVC015
KNZY 
14nm NW 
1807/1907 28008KT 9999 BKN018 OVC028 QNH2998INS TEMPO 1809/1815 VRB06KT 8000 BR OVC015 FM182000 25008KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2985INS FM190400 VRB06KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2986INS T14/1814Z T19/1821Z FS30170
KNKX 
19nm NW 
1809/1909 VRB05KT 9999 BKN011 QNH2993INS TEMPO 1810/1816 3200 BR -DZ BKN008 FM181930 27008KT 9999 SCT015 QNH2986INS BECMG 1904/1906 VRB05KT 9999 BKN011 QNH2988INS T14/1813Z T21/1821Z
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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 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 $4.79 $3.99 
SS $4.38 --- 
 Updated 13-May-2021
 
   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, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
More info about First Flight
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.29 
SS $4.29 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   3 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
UNICOM 122.975
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 $4.95 $3.79 
SS $4.25 --- 
 Updated 11-May-2021
 
   8 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Duncan Aviation
818-298-7489
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service

More info about Duncan Aviation
50 miles  
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