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CA84 Torrey Pines Gliderport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 OCTOBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: CA84
Lat/Long: 32-53-23.0000N / 117-14-49.0000W
32-53.383333N / 117-14.816667W
32.8897222 / -117.2469444
(estimated)
Elevation: 372 ft. / 113 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (1985)
From city: 11 miles NW of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92037

Gliderport Operations

Gliderport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 11/1961
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no

Gliderport Communications

WX ASOS at MYF (7 nm SE): PHONE 858-576-4337
WX ASOS at SAN (10 nm S): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (14 nm E): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at CRQ (14 nm N): PHONE 760-930-0864
WX ASOS at RNM (19 nm NE): 132.025 (760-789-0736)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr335/6.5MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr307/21.5POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
OCNr143/22.7OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
TIJr311/25.7TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
JLIr231/36.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Gliderport Services

Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 1500 x 30 ft. / 457 x 9 m
Surface: asphalt
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: nonetrees, 100 ft. from runway

Gliderport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SAN DIEGO
Manager: JIM FROST
4740 HARBINSON AVE
LA MESA, CA 91941
Phone 619-461-9614
WORK PHONE 619-535-9505 EXT 1585

Additional Remarks

GLIDER PORT IS LEASED FM CITY TO THE ASSOCD GLIDER CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIF FOR STUDENT TRAINING & RIDGE SOARING.
ALL ACFT ARE TRAILERED GLIDERS.
ROLLING RWY .6 PERCENT GRADIENT.
EXTENSIVE HANG GLIDER OPERATIONS ON WEEKENDS AND WEEKDAYS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at CA84.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNKX - Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (5 nm E)
KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (7 nm SE)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (10 nm S)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (12 nm S)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (14 nm E)
KCRQ - Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (14 nm N)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (19 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of CA84 (Torrey Pines Gliderport)
Photo by Doug Fronius
Photo taken 13-Mar-2004
from a 1942 Schweizer TG-2 sailplane.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Oct-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3513:35
Sunrise07:0014:00
Sunset18:0701:07
Evening civil twilight18:3201:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Oct-2017 20:52:22
Local (UTC-7)  22-Oct-2017 13:52:22
 
METAR
KNKX 
6nm E 
221955Z VRB05KT 10SM CLR 34/M02 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP183 T03441022 $
KMYF 
7nm SE 
221953Z 34003KT 10SM CLR 33/M06 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP184 T03331056
KSAN 
10nm S 
221951Z 32008KT 10SM FEW200 28/06 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP190 T02780061 $
KNZY 
11nm S 
221952Z 31013KT 10SM FEW250 27/09 A3007 RMK SLP182 T02720089
KCRQ 
15nm N 
221953Z AUTO 24008KT 10SM CLR 26/09 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP186 T02610089
KSEE 
15nm E 
221947Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 31/M03 A3008
KRNM 
19nm NE 
221953Z 11007KT 10SM CLR 33/M08 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP184 T03331078 $
TAF
KNKX 
6nm E 
2215/2315 05008KT 99999 FEW150 QNH3006INS BECMG 2218/2220 31010KT 9999 FEW150 QNH2999INS BECMG 2303/2305 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH3002INS FM231030 05008KT 9999 SKC QNH3001INS T31/2221Z T13/2314Z COR 1650
KSAN 
10nm S 
221734Z 2218/2324 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM222000 30010KT P6SM SKC FM230200 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
KNZY 
11nm S 
2215/2315 VRB06KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3000INS FM222100 32012KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2998INS FM230300 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3004INS T30/2223Z T17/2313Z FS30037
KCRQ 
15nm N 
221734Z 2218/2318 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM230800 VRB05KT P6SM SKC WS015/08020KT
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