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KCRQ Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
Carlsbad, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: CRQ
Lat/Long: 33-07-41.7000N 117-16-48.3000W
33-07.695000N 117-16.805000W
33.1282500,-117.2800833
(estimated)
Elevation: 330.5 ft. / 100.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of CARLSBAD, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92011

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1959
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CRQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Pattern altitude: TPA 672 AGL HELICOPTERS; 1172 AGL SMALL ACFT; 1672 AGL LARGE ACFT.
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 06/24, PAPI RYS 06 & 24 , REIL RY 24, MALSR RY 24 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: CLOSED TO AIR CARRIER OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PASSENGER SEATS FM 2230 TO 0600 EXCEPT BY PPR CALL AMGR 760-431-4646.
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT, CTC 877-848-7766.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.6
ATIS: 120.15
WX ASOS: PHONE 760-930-0864
PALOMAR GROUND: 121.8 [0700-2200]
PALOMAR TOWER: 118.6 276.4 [0700-2200]
SOCAL APPROACH: 127.3
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 127.3
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.85
CLASS B: 127.3 ;294-332 SAN BLW 7,000 FT
CWARD DP: 119.6
LEGOZ STAR: 127.4
PADRZ DP: 119.6
PMSV METRO: 344.6
WX ASOS at OKB (6 nm NW): 127.8 (760-439-9683)
WX AWOS-3P at L18 (14 nm N): 118.425 (760-723-6073)
WX ASOS at RNM (19 nm E): PHONE 760-789-7699
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY SAN DIEGO RADIO ON FREQS 122.1R/115.3T (OCEANSIDE RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OCNr119/9.7OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
MZBr337/20.9MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr320/34.6POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
JLIr254/34.9JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E
TIJr323/38.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
HDFr173/(39.2)HOMELAND VOR112.0514E
ELBr131/39.9EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 4897 x 150 ft. / 1493 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 33 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 110.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 33-07.619303N33-07.771453N
Longitude: 117-17.275497W117-16.332967W
Elevation: 330.0 ft.326.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 065 magnetic, 079 true245 magnetic, 259 true
Displaced threshold: 297 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:4897 TODA:4897 ASDA:4897 LDA:4600TORA:4897 TODA:4897 ASDA:4897 LDA:4897
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 50 ft. / 12 x 15 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: STANDARD HELIPORT MARKINGS.
Latitude: 33-07.683333N
Longitude: 117-16.350000W
Elevation: 316.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: , in good condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
1960 JOE CROSSON DRIVE
EL CAJON, CA 92020-1235
Phone 619-956-4800
Manager: OLIVIER BRACKETT
2192 PALOMAR AIRPORT ROAD
CARLSBAD, CA 92011-4409
Phone 760-431-4646

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 251
Single engine airplanes: 149
Multi engine airplanes: 31
Jet airplanes: 56
Helicopters: 14
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 411/day *
53% transient general aviation
43% local general aviation
4% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

E116 PPR ONLY - NO MIL TRNG - CONTRACT MILITARY ONLY.
ARPT HAS NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CONTACT AMGR 760-431-4646.
VOLUNTARY CURFEW: JETS 2200-0700 LCL, PROPS 0000-0600 LCL, EMERG, LIFEGUARD, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EXCEPTED.
REQUEST JETS FLY THE ILS APPROACH.
LTD TRANSIENT TIE DOWN SPACE ON PUBLIC RAMP.
PPR FOR ALL MILITARY ACFT CALL AMGR (760) 431-4646.
RWY 24 HARD TO SEE 2 HRS PRIOR TO SS; DO NOT MISTAKE TWY A AS THE RWY.
NORTH SIDE RAMP LIMITED TO 12,500 LBS .
ALL ACFT MULT PRACTICE APCHS AND LNDGS DISCOURAGED 2200-0700 LCL.
RY 6/24 SOUTH VFR TFC PATTERN CLSD 2200-0700 LCL.
WHEN TWR CLSD ACFT MUST SELF-ANNOUNCE ON CTAF PRIOR TO LDG OR TKOF.
MULTIPLE APCHS BY LARGE ACFT (INCLUDING LARGE HEL) NOT AUTHORIZED.
TSNT PRKG LTD TO SML SNGL AND TWIN ENG ACFT WITH WINGSPANS UNDER 38 FT.
USE CAUTION REG THERMAL PLUMES IN THE VCNTY OF POWER PLANT APRXLY 2.7 NM WNW OF ARPT.
NO JET ACFT PRKG ALLOWED IN TSNT PRKG.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
NO JET ACFT TRNG DUE TO NOISE ABATEMENT AND TFC CONGESTION.
EXTENSIVE BIRD ACTIVITY IN VICINITY ESPECIALLY IN SPRING.
RWY 24 IS CALM WIND RWY.
POWER LINES 2 MILES W & SW.

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 03 November 2022 at 0901Z to 01 December 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
LEGOZ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 24   download (390KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06   download (312KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24   download (515KB)
RNAV (GPS) X RWY 24   download (306KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06   download (222KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24   download (367KB)
VOR-A   download (312KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (119KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (208KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (254KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (354KB)

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KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (17 nm SE)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (19 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo of KCRQ (Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport)
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Photo taken 09-Jul-2019
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0814:08
Sunrise06:3514:35
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Nov-2022 15:35:07
Local (UTC-8)  30-Nov-2022 07:35:07
 
METAR
KCRQ 301453Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM OVC024 11/08 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01110083 53009
KOKB 
6nm NW 
301452Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM OVC028 08/07 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP170 T00830067 53008
KNFG 
10nm N 
301515Z 03003KT 10SM OVC030 08/06 A3005 RMK AO2 T00780061 $
KNXF 
13nm NW 
301456Z AUTO 10SM 11/08 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP254 T01110083 53008 PWINO $
KL18 
14nm N 
301515Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC021 09/08 A3004 RMK AO2
KNKX 
17nm SE 
301455Z 08005KT 10SM OVC021 10/08 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP167 T01000078 53007
KRNM 
19nm E 
301514Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM OVC008 08/07 A3003 RMK AO2 T00830072
TAF
KCRQ 301129Z 3012/0112 VRB04KT P6SM BKN022 FM302000 23008KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM010200 VRB04KT P6SM BKN025
KNFG 
10nm N 
3009/0109 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS TEMPO 3010/3016 OVC018 BECMG 3019/3021 22010KT 9999 OVC025 QNH2999INS FM010100 VRB05KT 9999 OVC020 QNH3000INS T06/3013Z T17/3021Z
KNKX 
17nm SE 
3009/0109 VRB03KT 9999 FEW030 SCT035 QNH2999INS BECMG 3011/3013 VRB05KT 9999 BKN030 QNH3000INS BECMG 3017/3019 23008KT 9999 SCT025 BKN035 QNH2997INS FM010130 VRB05KT 9999 BKN025 QNH2999INS T07/3013Z T16/3021Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Western Flight, Inc. ASRI 130.00
760-438-6800
toll-free 800-523-4038
[web site]
[email]
Your "Home Away From Home" in San Diego!
Nearest to Airport Entrance / Exit, Excellent Concierge Service, Call 800-523-4038 for more details.
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AirBoss™ fuel program   U.S. Government AIR Card   WSI Pilotbrief   Everest Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   Avis   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $8.03 $6.77 
GUARANTEED
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.175
760-930-0123
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Catering, Rental cars, Ground transportation, ...
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Go Rentals  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $8.75 $8.21 
 Updated 29-Nov-2022
 
   2 read write
Carlsbad Jet Center ASRI 131.30
760-891-2800
[web site]
[email]
Carlsbad Jet Center now open at McClellan-Palomar Airport (KCRQ) in Carlsbad, CA! In the heart of southern California's resort country, beautiful beaches, golf courses, business district, and LEGOland, we look forward to welcoming you to the area. Carlsbad Jet Center is an independently owned and operated FBO with a priority for safe and efficient operations, first-class VIP service for every customer, and a passion for aviation. Call or visit us today!
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IS-BAH Registered   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   CAA Preferred FBO   Everest Fuel   Fly Louie Alliance   Go Rentals  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $8.75 $8.19 
 Updated 29-Nov-2022
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KCRQ but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KCRQ.
Located at KMYF
Coast Air Center
ASRI 130.35
858-800-3878
[web site]
[email]
At KMYF (Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport), 20 miles SSE

Come visit San Diego's newest Jet Center! We are the most competitively priced FBO in San Diego. We will price match our fuel if you have a better deal at KCRQ, including CAA. Our central location and easy freeway access can have your clients to their destination within 15 minutes. Come enjoy a warm cookie, gourmet espresso beverage and our exceptional service.
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Located at KMYF
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $7.89 $4.86 
GUARANTEED
 
   10 read write
FS=Full service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 LOFT
toll-free 888-359-5638
760-476-0890
[web site]
[email]
LOFT is a full-service FAR Part 142 Flight Training Center specializing in CE-525, CE-525S, and CE-500 Initial Type Ratings and Recurrent Training. Offering simulator-based training in a FAA certified Level C CJ1 full flight simulator and in-aircraft training programs, LOFT is the perfect choice.
 
FAA-Approved Training Center  
 
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 Pacific Coast Flyers
toll-free 877-723-5937
[web site]
[email]
Pacific Coast Flyers is a premier flying club and aviation community. We provide top quality and well equipped aircraft as well as access to flight instruction in a fun and safe atmosphere. We focus on providing the best flying experience possible.

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Leading Edge Aviation 760-931-8565
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