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KFHU Sierra Vista Municipal Airport-Libby Army Airfield
Fort Huachuca / Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FHU
Lat/Long: 31-35-18.5000N 110-20-39.8000W
31-35.308333N 110-20.663333W
31.5884722,-110.3443889
(estimated)
Elevation: 4719.1 ft. / 1438.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10E (2015)
From city: 3 miles N of FORT HUACHUCA SIERRA VISTA, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85613

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1972
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FHU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1400-2230Z
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 08, 26, 12 & 30; HIRL RWY 08/26; MIRL RWY 03/21 & 12/30; PERIMETER LGT H1 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.95
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 134.75 263.025
LIBBY GROUND: 121.7 268.7 [0600Z MON-0600Z SAT; EXCP HOL, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
LIBBY TOWER: 124.95 284.75 [0600Z MON-0600Z SAT; EXCP HOL, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
LIBBY AAF GCA APPROACH: 127.05 254.25 [0600Z MON-0600Z SAT; EXCP HOL, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
LIBBY AAF GCA DEPARTURE: 127.05 254.25 [0600Z MON-0600Z SAT; EXCP HOL, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
BASE OPS: 122.95
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 239.8
RADAR: 119.5 127.05 237.5 254.25
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC (ZAB) ON FREQ 134.45 (TUCSON RCAG) AND FREQ 327.15 (TUCSON RCAG) WHEN LIBBY APCH CLSD.
  • BASE OPS MON 0600Z-SAT 0600Z; EXC HOL. OTR TIME 72 HR PPR - D879-2862/2860/C520-538-2862/2860.
  • ATCT-ARAC.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FHU at fieldLIBBY VOR/DME113.6013E
OLSr056/27.8NOGALES VOR/DME114.6512E
DUGr267/38.6DOUGLAS VORTAC108.8013E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100 JET-A
A:WO ICING INHIBITOR.
Oil available: WHEN ATCT CLSD 121.5 MNTD FOR EMERG.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 12001 x 150 ft. / 3658 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 58 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 450.0
Dual double tandem: 700.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 31-35.253802N31-35.257440N
Longitude: 110-22.022995W110-19.711280W
Elevation: 4719.1 ft.4599.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 080 magnetic, 090 true260 magnetic, 270 true
Declared distances: TORA:12001 TODA:12001 ASDA:12001 LDA:12001TORA:12001 TODA:12001 ASDA:12001 LDA:12001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5366 x 100 ft. / 1636 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 92 /F/A/W/T
Single wheel: 46.0
Double wheel: 106.0
Double tandem: 137.0
Dual double tandem: 172.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 31-35.572517N31-35.043755N
Longitude: 110-20.596090W110-19.767160W
Elevation: 4611.6 ft.4614.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 117 magnetic, 127 true297 magnetic, 307 true
Declared distances: TORA:5366 TODA:5366 ASDA:5366 LDA:5366TORA:5366 TODA:5366 ASDA:5366 LDA:5366
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 right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 4285 x 75 ft. / 1306 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 8 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 31-35.169133N31-35.735707N
Longitude: 110-20.938177W110-20.445052W
Elevation: 4670.5 ft.4585.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 027 magnetic, 037 true207 magnetic, 217 true
Displaced threshold: 1253 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:4285 TODA:4285 ASDA:4285 LDA:3032TORA:4285 TODA:4285 ASDA:4285 LDA:4285
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft. / 12 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt
Runway edge lights: PERI
Latitude: 31-35.471833N
Longitude: 110-19.753333W
Elevation: 4573.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Army
Owner: US ARMY INTELLIGENCE CTR
FORT HUACHUCA
FORT HUACHUCA, AZ 85613
Phone 520-538-2860
APRON, TRML & NE END OWNED BY CITY OF SIERRA VISTA.
Manager: SHARON FLISSAR
401 GIULIO CESARE AVE
SIERRA VISTA, AZ 85635
Phone 520-538-2861
520-458-5775.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 40
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 327/day *
81% military
9% transient general aviation
6% local general aviation
4% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 October 2013

Additional Remarks

WHEN CLASS D ASP IN EFCT UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES OPR SFC - 7000 FT MSL.
USAF WX FCST AVBL 0500-2000 FM DAVIS MONTHAN AFB.
TWY G & J LMTD TO SW ACFT MAX 33000 LB; TWY K LMTD TO SW ACFT MAX 50000 LB; TWY D & ACFT APRON ON NW SIDE LMTD TO DW ACFT MAX 100000 LB.
CRCG S OF RWY 08 & 30 NA.
MIL JET OPS WKDAYS; BIRD HAZ INVOF RWYS ON TKOF & APCH; DEER ON & INVOF ARPT SPCLY AT NIGHT.
FUEL: F24 (JET AA); MIL POL 1330-0100Z MON-FRI; EXC HOL; OTR TIMES 24 HR PRIOR NOTICE - D879-2860/2862. POL SVC RQR CREW ATND TO SPECIFY FUEL/OIL RQMNTS; FUEL LMTD TO 6000 GAL; JET A AVBL 1400-2230Z DLY; OTR TIMES C520-234-3552; SVC FEE.
TRAN ALERT: TSNT CTC LIBBY ATC OR BAOPS TO COORD PRKG.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: AVBL WITH 72 HR PN FOR US MIL OR DOD CONTR ACFT ONLY.
MISC: TSNT & RON ACFT USING MIL SIDE SIGN IN AT BAOPS PRIOR TO DEPG FLT LINE. ASSAULT STRIP 5 NM NE 72 HR PPR. NONSKED ARR RQRG ASST - EOC 533-2291.
PRKG MIL TSNT SIGN IN AT BASE OPS PRIOR TO LV FLT LINE.
MILITARY USE: OPR 0600-0600Z SUN-SAT; EXC HOL. OTR TIME 72 HR PPR - D879-2860/2862/C520-538-2860/2862. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
RADAR: SEE TERM FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.
MISC: WX OBSN/FCST 0600-0600Z SUN-FRI; EXC HOL. OTR TIMES ASOS. LIBBY WX AVBL - 122.95 D879-3798/2865/C520-538-3798/2865.
RSTD: 24 HR PPR FOR TSNT MIL; CIV ACFT PPR TO ENTER MIL RAMP.
CTN: EXP WS ALL RWYS; ARPT SW WIND MAY NOT REP WIND ON FNA.
MISC: REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL 25 OWS DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB D228-6598/6599/6588/C520-228-6598/6599/6588 OR HTTPS://25OWS.US.AF.MIL.
MISC: LIBBY BAOPS 0600-0600Z SUN-SAT; EXC HOL. TR TIME 72 HR PPR. D879-2860/2862/C520-538-2860/2862.
RSTD: TWY G LMTD TO S33; TWY K LMTD TO S50.
ASP CLASS D SFC AREA LMTD TO DEP & FSL DURG NGT UNMANNED ACFT OPS; EXP DELAYS. MANNED & UNMANNED ACFT NOT AUTH IN SAME TFC PAT. MANNED ARR MAY FLW UNMANNED ACFT ON FNA.
CIVIL TFC PAT UNAVBL DURG DALGT UNMANNED ACFT TFC PAT OPS; DEP & FSL AUTH.
TPA: 981 FT AGL FIXED WING UNMANNED ACFT.
TPA: DO NOT EXCEED 5700 FT UNTIL DER.
CTN: RWY 08/26 & 12/30 OVRNS UNAVBL; BLW 25 PAVEMENT COND INDEX.
TWY P & S HAVE NO EDGE LGT.
TFC PAT: FIXED WING NORTH; ROTARY WING SOUTH; ALT FIXED WING RECIPROCATING 5700 FT; ROTOR WING 5500 FT; FIXED WING TURBOPROP/JET 6200 FT.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 26   download (309KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (306KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (250KB)
VOR RWY 26   download (319KB)
TACAN RWY 08   download (269KB)
TACAN RWY 26   download (269KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (153KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (135KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (239KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KOLS - Nogales International Airport (28 nm W)
KDUG - Bisbee Douglas International Airport (39 nm E)
KTUS - Tucson International Airport (44 nm NW)
KDMA - Davis Monthan Air Force Base (44 nm NW)
P33 - Cochise County Airport (46 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 30-Sep-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2512:25
Sunrise05:5012:50
Sunset19:0002:00
Evening civil twilight19:2502:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Aug-2022 00:19:54
Local (UTC-7)  19-Aug-2022 17:19:54
 
METAR
KFHU 192358Z AUTO 27008KT 6SM RA OVC090 19/18 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E RAB07 SLP104 P0012 60075 T01930181 10243 20192 55003
KALK 
4nm W 
192356Z AUTO 24006KT 9SM -RA FEW080 SCT100 BKN120 19/18 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP075 P0008 60038 T01890183 10256 20189 58000
TAF
KFHU 190115Z 1822/2004 14012G20KT 9999 VCTS BKN030CB OVC150 621205 510005 QNH3005INS TEMPO 1801/1903 VRB18G30KT 4800 TSRA BR OVC030CB BECMG 1902/1903 16007KT 9999 VCSH FEW025 SCT050 OVC110 621502 QNH3010INS TEMPO 1904/1908 16010G15KT 8000 -SHRA SCT025 OVC050 510005 BECMG 1907/1908 14006KT 9000 BR FEW008 BKN040 OVC160 621304 QNH3006INS TEMPO 1911/1915 3200 BR BKN008 BECMG 1915/1916 16009KT 9000 BR OVC030 621204 QNH3005INS BECMG 1917/1918 19009KT 9999 NSW FEW018 OVC060 621205 QNH2998INS BECMG 1921/1922
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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City of Sierra Vista (FBO) UNICOM 122.95
520-452-7091
[web site]
[email]
Friendly staff, Aviation fuel (full service JET-A and 100LL and self-service 100LL), aircraft parking with tie down chains, short-term and long term hangar rental, 24 hour accessible passenger terminal, pilot's lounge with Wi-Fi and computer, and pilot's snooze room. Free short or long term vehicle parking. The ramp area is well lit and the facility is secure. Use us to visit southeastern Arizona history, scenery, hiking, and bird watching. Follow the directions on AWOS/ATIS for entry into Libby Army Airfield restricted airspace.
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