AirNav   Pilot Hours Calculator
 
 289 users online  

KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

GOING TO SAN DIEGO?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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)
  • 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: 32-34.427732N32-34.299302N
Longitude: 116-59.605682W116-58.060468W
Elevation: 526.1 ft.507.7 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: 3185 x 75 ft. / 971 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: 32-34.295277N32-34.243988N
Longitude: 116-59.060755W116-58.443450W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.506.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4% 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: 230
Single engine airplanes: 178
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 12
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 216/day *
52% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
4% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2018

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.
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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (193KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L **CHANGED**   download (288KB)
VOR OR GPS-A **CHANGED**   download (272KB)
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)
 
Loc | Ops | Rwys | IFR | FBO | Links
Com | Nav | Svcs | Stats | Notes

San Bernardino International Airport Authority
 
Area around KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
 
Road maps at: MapQuest Bing Google
 
Aerial photo
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Photo courtesy of helihigh.com & Mark Robinson
Photo taken 21-Aug-2012
looking west.

Do you have a better or more recent aerial photo of Brown Field Municipal Airport that you would like to share? If so, please send us your photo.

 
Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
CAUTION: Diagram may not be current
Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Download PDF
of official airport diagram from the FAA

 
Airport distance calculator
Flying to Brown Field Municipal Airport? Find the distance to fly.

From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2913:29
Sunrise06:5413:54
Sunset18:5801:58
Evening civil twilight19:2202:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Mar-2019 09:12:49
Local (UTC-7)  19-Mar-2019 02:12:49
 
METAR
KSDM 190853Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/08 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP142 T00940083 58009
MMTJ 
2nm S 
190845Z 00000KT 7SM SKC 12/10 A2998 RMK SLP161 58004 955 HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
190856Z AUTO 09003KT 1/4SM -RA FG VV002 13/12 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 P0000 60000 T01330122 58010 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
190851Z 00000KT 6SM BR FEW004 15/12 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP150 T01500117 58010
KNZY 
14nm NW 
190852Z 25003KT 6SM BR FEW004 FEW010 15/12 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP143 T01500117 58010 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
190855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 11/09 A2995 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
190853Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 13/11 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP143 T01330106 58011
KNKX 
19nm NW 
190855Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM CLR 13/08 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP139 T01280083 58010 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
190325Z 1906/2012 36005KT P6SM SCT020 TX23/1921Z TN12/1912Z TEMPO 1911/1915 3SM BR HZ BKN010 FM191800 28010KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250 FM200600 00000KT 6SM HZ BKN018 PROB40 2009/2912 5SM -RA BKN015
KSAN 
14nm NW 
190520Z 1906/2012 20005KT P6SM SCT008 FM190900 VRB04KT 4SM BR VCFG BKN006 FM191600 VRB04KT P6SM SCT010 FM192000 25009KT P6SM FEW250 FM200200 VRB04KT P6SM BKN012
KNZY 
14nm NW 
1907/2007 VRB06KT 9000 BR SCT005 QNH2994INS FM191000 VRB06KT 4800 BR BKN005 QNH2994INS TEMPO 1910/1916 0800 FG OVC003 FM191600 20008KT 6000 BR SCT009 SCT250 QNH2993INS TEMPO 1916/1922 4800 BKN015 FM200400 20008KT 8000 BR VCSH SCT005 BKN015 BKN180 QNH2996INS TEMPO 2004/2007 4800 -SHRA BR BKN012 T14/1912Z T18/1921Z FS30112
KNKX 
19nm NW 
1903/2003 VRB05KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2991INS TEMPO 1909/1915 3200 BR BKN005 BECMG 1917/1919 22007KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2992INS T12/1913Z T25/1922Z
NOTAMs
Click for the latest NOTAMs
NOTAMs are issued by the DoD/FAA and will open in a separate window not controlled by AirNav.

 

 
 

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 $4.89 $4.19 
SS $4.39 --- 
 Updated 14-Mar-2019
 
   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 $4.32 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   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]

Like us on facebook Follow us on twitter
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 $4.94 $3.98 
SS $4.24 --- 
 Updated 08-Mar-2019
 
   13 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
Update Fuel Prices
 

Would you like to see your business listed on this page?

 If your business provides an interesting product or service to pilots, flight crews, aircraft, or users of the Brown Field Municipal Airport, you should consider listing it here.  To start the listing process, click on the button below
 
Add a business
 

Other Pages about Brown Field Municipal Airport

www.sandiego.gov/...
 
Update a link
 
Copyright © AirNav, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy  Contact