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KMCF MacDill Air Force Base
Tampa, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: MCF
Lat/Long: 27-50-57.6400N 082-31-16.3900W
27-50.960667N 082-31.273167W
27.8493444,-82.5212194
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2025)
From city: 4 miles S of TAMPA, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 33608

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVHD 1600 FT. DRG VFR COND TKOF & TGL MNTN 1100 FT TIL DER.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

ATIS: 133.825 270.1
MAC DILL GROUND: 118.575 275.8
MAC DILL TOWER: 120.175 294.7
TAMPA APPROACH: 354.0 124.95 135.5
TAMPA DEPARTURE: 290.3 353.575 119.65 ;RWY 23 119.9 ;RWY 05
COMD POST: 132.775 134.1 ;6 AMW 311.0 ;6 AMW 323.8 ;6 AMW
DADES STAR: 135.5
MAATY STAR: 118.8
PMSV METRO: 225.05
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1X 318.1X 324.5X 337.4X 339.1X 359.3X 379.8X
RAYZZ STAR: 118.8
WX AWOS-3 at TPF (5 nm NE): 118.925 (813-251-6824)
WX ASOS at SPG (8 nm SW): 118.875 (727-821-4334)
WX ASOS at TPA (8 nm N): 126.45 (813-873-7228)
WX ASOS at PIE (9 nm W): 134.5 (727-531-3456)
WX AWOS-3 at VDF (14 nm NE): 121.125 (813-630-0924)
WX AWOS-3P at CLW (15 nm NW): 119.225 (727-449-2184)
  • SFA.
  • CALL LGT OPS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PIEr117/9.3ST PETERSBURG VORTAC116.4005W
SRQr010/26.6SARASOTA VOR/DME117.0005W
LALr252/28.1LAKELAND VORTAC116.0001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAPOK137/13.136005WPI .--. ..
COSME184/14.236805WTP - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 115 JET-A JET-A++
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11421 x 151 ft. / 3481 x 46 m
MKD 150 FT WIDE WITH 50 FT WT BRG SHOULDERS EACH SIDE.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: BEARING STRENGTH: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 27-50.243833N27-51.677667N
Longitude: 082-31.961333W082-30.584833W
Elevation: 8.0 ft.13.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
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)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 257/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-05 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1338 FT); UNAVBL DURG WKND & FED HOL; AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PPR TO CONNECT CABLE.
E60-23 HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1397 FT); UNAVBL DURG WKND & FED HOL; AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PPR TO CONNECT CABLE.
A-GEAR: S BAK-12B O/S UFN.
JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
FUEL: AIR CARD RQRD FOR AVN FUEL OR U.S. CASH; CASH FUEL PPR - FUELS DSN 968-2074.
FLUID: LPOX LOX
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1100-0300Z++. LAVATORY SVC ONLY PPR. LTD TRAN PRK FOR TACTICAL ACFT; EXP SVC DELAY FOR TACTICAL ACFT. UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDINANCE. TRAN ALERT IS CONTRACT MAINT. TRAN ACFT MUST LAND BY 0230Z++ EXC VIP. ALL FTR TYPE/TRAINER ACFT MUST LAND BY 0200Z++. NO MULTIPLE IFR/VFR APCH FOR TRAN ACFT AFTER 0230Z++. TRAN ALERT CAN SUPPORT MINIMAL TRAN ACFT FOR LCL OR OUT AND BACK TRAN FLTS WITH PRIOR APVL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 FLT HAZ (FLORIDA-R2901) & SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AFTERBURNER PROC.
RSTD: AVOID OVFT OF ST. PETERSBURG LAND MASS BY AT LEAST 1.5 NM. PPR - BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-828-2350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD. PPR ISSUED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR. AFLD MGMT RQR FPL FOR ACFT PRIOR TO DEP.
CAUTION: ON INST APCH TO RWY 23 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF PETER O. KNIGHT ARPT DUE TO LGT ACFT TFC BLW APCH LEG 4 NM NE.
CAUTION: COMMERCIAL ACFT CROSS APCH TO MACDILL AFB ENROUTE TO TAMPA INTL ARPT AT AND ABV 2100 FT. ON INST APCH TO RWY 05 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF ALBERT WHITTED ARPT DUE TO LGT TFC BLW APCH LEG 6 NM SW. MAINT RWY AND TWY CNTRLINE WHEN EXITING RWY.
CAUTION: UNCTL VFR TFC IN VCNTY OF KMCF BLW 1200 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
AG: SEE GLOBAL HF SYSTEMS LISTING IN FIH.
RSTD: ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT. NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC ATIS, TWR, COMD POST, OR BASE OPS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
CAUTION: NSTD OVNR MRK MACDILL AFB ON RWY 05/23 ENDS. NSTD MRKS NORTH/SOUTH RAMPS, WING-TIP OBST LINES FOR TRNG.
CAUTION: BIRDBATH ONLY USED FOR P-3, C-130, E-3A, KC-135 & B-737 ACFT NO FTR OR COPTER UNLESS APVD BY AFM.
CAUTION: BIRD HAZ; EXP HVY BIRD ACT FM 1 NOV - 28 FEB DURG PHASE II BASH PERIOD; 24 HR BIRD WATCH ALERT IN EFCT.
CAUTION: ACFT MAKING 180 DEG TURNS ON RWY USE HAMMERHEADS LAST 1000 FT AT EACH END.
TSNT AIRCREWS MAY CTC 9 OWS FOR WX BRIEF - DSN 965-0939.
RSTD: CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-8282350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD.
MISC: WHEN NVD OPS IN EFCT CTC TWR 10 MIN PRIOR TO ARR OR DEP FOR AFLD LGT ADJ - INFO DSN 968-2120/4822.
AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HRS.
MISC: WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA AUTO SYS DSN 968-2627. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651. WHEN POSSIBLE 2 HR ADV NTC FOR ALL RQR BRIEFINGS.
RSTD: ALL DV & TSNT ACFT CTC MACDILL CMD POST 311.0 OR DSN 968-4361/4362 (C813-828-4361) 3 HR PRIOR TO ARR & 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR WITH DV CODES, CUSTOMS INFO & SPACE-A PAX INFO.
RSTD: ALL AIRCREW DEP CIV ARPT OR GUARD/RESERVE BASE CALL COMD POST 1 HR PRIOR TO TAKEOFF WITH PAX/CARGO/ETA INFO.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS VOIDS/SINKHOLES ON AFLD; REMAIN ON TWY CNTRLN.
RSTD: ALL ACFT MUST LAND BY PPR APPROVED TIME OR CALL WITH DEVIATIONS OR PPR IS INVALID; EXC FOR VIP.
MISC: MACDILL CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 4 WITH 7,800 GAL CAPABILITY. STEADY ARFF COND FOR MACDILL AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SVC (OLS) FOR CAT 1-4, AND REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC (RLS) FOR CAT 5-6.
MISC: CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
ALL SERIES B-747 & A-380 MUST ARRIVE WITH A TOW BAR.
RSTD: BRAVO RAMP PRK SPOT B4 CLSD FOR ALL ACFT.
RSTD: CARGO/HVY ACFT LNDG ON BAK-12 CABLES NA.

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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BRDGE EIGHT **CHANGED**   download (254KB)
DADES SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (528KB)
DARBS THREE   download (188KB)
DEAKK FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (273KB)
FOOXX FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (283KB)
LZARD SIX **CHANGED**   download (260KB)
MAATY ONE RNAV   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
MAATY ONE RNAV, CONT.2   download (164KB)
RAYZZ ONE RNAV   2 pages: [1] [2] (433KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (208KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (156KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (85KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (81KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (134KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (84KB)
 
Departure Procedures
MACDILL ONE   download (99KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTPF - Peter O Knight Airport (5 nm NE)
KSPG - Albert Whitted Airport (8 nm SW)
KTPA - Tampa International Airport (8 nm N)
KPIE - St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (9 nm W)
KVDF - Tampa Executive Airport (14 nm NE)
KCLW - Clearwater Air Park (15 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Jul-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2410:24
Sunrise06:4910:49
Sunset20:2400:24
Evening civil twilight20:4900:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Jul-2021 05:02:32
Local (UTC-4)  24-Jul-2021 01:02:32
 
METAR
KMCF 240456Z AUTO 05007KT 10SM BKN022 BKN030 BKN060 OVC085 26/24 A3000 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE SLP162 T02580242 403310250 FZRANO $
KTPF 
6nm NE 
240455Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM SCT025 BKN036 OVC080 26/24 A3004 RMK AO2
KTPA 
7nm N 
240453Z 04004KT 10SM FEW021 FEW080 27/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE SLP169 T02720233 403610267
KSPG 
8nm SW 
240453Z AUTO 10SM BKN020 BKN026 28/24 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E SLP160 T02830239 403280283
KPIE 
9nm NW 
240453Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM FEW024 SCT035 BKN075 28/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND SE SLP167 T02780233 403390272
KVDF 
14nm NE 
240455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN029 BKN034 BKN065 26/25 A3005 RMK AO2
KCLW 
15nm NW 
240455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT065 BKN070 26/22 A3003 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCF 240125Z 2401/2507 35006KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS SCT025 BKN035CB QNH3001INS TEMPO 2401/2404 03010G15KT 4400 +TSRA SCT025 BKN035CB BECMG 2412/2413 06006KT 9999 NSW FEW040 SCT060 QNH3000INS BECMG 2501/2502 08006KT 9999 SCT030 QNH2998INS TX34/2418Z TN24/2411Z
KTPA 
7nm N 
240302Z 2403/2506 30005KT P6SM SCT030 BKN250 TEMPO 2403/2406 3SM SHRA BR BKN030 OVC100 FM240700 36004KT P6SM SCT025 BKN100 FM241500 03004KT P6SM VCTS FEW030CB SCT250 FM241800 32007KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN250 FM250100 VRB06KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250
KPIE 
9nm NW 
240050Z 2401/2424 30010KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN250 TEMPO 2403/2406 3SM SHRA BR BKN030 OVC100 FM240900 01006KT P6SM SCT020 BKN080 FM241500 04005KT P6SM VCTS FEW030CB SCT250 FM242000 34006KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN250
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