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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (193KB)
 
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 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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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 19-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4912:49
Sunrise06:1513:15
Sunset19:1902:19
Evening civil twilight19:4502:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2018 10:48:42
Local (UTC-7)  19-Apr-2018 03:48:42
 
METAR
KSDM 191001Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM SCT018 BKN038 12/08 A3002 RMK AO2 T01220083
MMTJ 
2nm S 
190945Z 28007KT 7SM BKN020 12/09 A3005 RMK 8/500 HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
190956Z AUTO A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 PWINO $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
190951Z 30010KT 10SM FEW025 SCT033 13/07 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01330072
KNZY 
14nm NW 
190952Z 30012KT 10SM FEW025 SCT039 13/06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01330061 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
191035Z AUTO 28009KT 10SM BKN042 12/07 A3002 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
190953Z AUTO 28010KT 10SM CLR 12/07 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01220072
KNKX 
19nm NW 
190955Z 27010KT 10SM SCT030 13/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP161 T01280072 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
191027Z 1912/2018 28007KT P6SM BKN020 TX21/1920Z TN12/1912Z BECMG 1914/1916 5SM -RA OVC020 TEMPO 1917/1921 4SM TSRA BKN015CB OVC070 FM192100 34006KT 6SM -RA BKN015 OVC080 FM200200 28008KT P6S BKN020 BKN090 OVC200 BECMG 2012/2014 34006KT
KSAN 
14nm NW 
190757Z 1908/2012 29005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM191500 27010KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 TEMPO 1917/1920 -SHRA BKN025 FM192000 25014G22KT P6SM SCT025 FM200300 28007KT P6SM SCT025
KNZY 
14nm NW 
1907/2007 27010KT 9999 SCT020 SCT030 520909 QNH3000INS TEMPO 1909/1913 BKN020 FM191300 27010KT 9999 VCSH SCT020 BKN030 530909 QNH3003INS TEMPO 1915/1920 9999 -SHRA BKN020 FM192000 29013KT 9999 SCT030 531008 QNH3002INS FM200500 24008KT 9999 BKN020 531008 QNH3004INS T12/1913Z T17/1921Z FS30020
KNKX 
19nm NW 
1909/2009 VRB05KT 9999 BKN020 520002 540202 520406 QNH2998INS TEMPO 1909/1914 22010KT SCT025 TEMPO 1914/1920 22012KT 9000 -SHRA OVC015 FM192030 26015G20KT 9999 SCT020 520002 540202 520406 QNH3003INS BECMG 1901/1903 VRB05KT 9999 SCT015 500000 QNH3005INS T11/1914Z T18/1921Z
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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 $5.29 $4.39 
SS $4.69 --- 
 Updated 06-Apr-2018
 
   2 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 $4.69 --- 
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 $4.99 $3.94 
SS $4.29 --- 
 Updated 06-Apr-2018
 
   14 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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