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KEDW Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: EDW
Lat/Long: 34-54-29.1182N / 117-53-07.9027W
34-54.485303N / 117-53.131712W
34.9080884 / -117.8855285
(estimated)
ESTIMATED ARP CALCULATED BASED ON RY 04L/22R & 04R/22L ONLY.
Elevation: 2311 ft. / 704 m (estimated)
Variation: 15E (1985)
From city: 6 miles SW of EDWARDS, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93516

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 1400 0600Z++
CLSD WKEND, HOL, AND AFMC FAMILY DAYS.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 149.875 269.9
EDWARDS GROUND: 121.8 225.4 [OPR 1400-0600Z++MON-FRI, 1400-2200Z++ SAT, CLSD SUN AND HOL.]
EDWARDS TOWER: 120.7 318.1 353.6 [OPR 1400-0600Z++MON-FRI, 1400-2200Z++ SAT, CLSD SUN AND HOL.]
COMD POST: 304.0
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NASA OPS: 135.825 373.15
PMSV METRO: 342.4
PTD: 372.2
WX AWOS-3 at MHV (16 nm NW): 132.225 (661-824-5218)
WX AWOS-1 at L71 (16 nm NW): 120.875 (760-373-7670)
WX ASOS at WJF (19 nm SW): PHONE 661-949-2840
WX ASOS at PMD (19 nm SW): PHONE 661-272-3798
  • VFR TFC ADZY SVC PRVDD ACFT WITHIN AND ADJ TO R2508 ON FREQS 133.65 126.55 127.5 291.6 348.7.
  • ARMY AVIATION: AIRWORTHINESS QUALIFICATION TEST DIRECTORATE 141.1 339.9.
  • REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL CTC MARCH METRO - 239.8 OR CALL V947-2463.
  • SEE FLIP AP/1, FLT HAZ AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • RSTD- CTC NASA FLT OPS POC C661-276-3213, EXCEPT FOR PPR.
  • REMARKS: CONFORM
  • AFTER HR WX BRIEFINGS/UPDATES AVBL FR THE 25 OWS AT DSN 228-6958/6599/6588 OR C520-228-6958/6599/6588.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EDWr224/8.7EDWARDS VORTAC116.4015E
PMDr013/18.8PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
VCVr294/30.8VICTORVILLE VOR/DME109.0514E
LHSr053/36.6LAKE HUGHES VORTAC108.4015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL J8
100LL FUEL AVBL THRU PRIOR ARNGMT WITH AERO CLUB ONLY DSN 527-2376, C661-275-2376.
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 15024 x 300 ft. / 4579 x 91 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 34-53.673588N34-54.977463N
Longitude: 117-54.300718W117-51.745132W
Elevation: 2302.8 ft.2281.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 043 magnetic, 058 true223 magnetic, 238 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 12000 x 200 ft. / 3658 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /R/B/W/T
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 34-54.164597N34-55.206092N
Longitude: 117-54.288533W117-52.247292W
Elevation: 2310.5 ft.2287.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 8000 x 50 ft. / 2438 x 15 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /R/B/W/T
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
EDWARDS AFB
EDWARDS, CA 93523
Manager: BASE OPERATIONS
EDWARDS AFB
EDWARDS, CA 93523
Phone 661-277-3808

Additional Remarks

E60-22L HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1559')
E60-04R HOOK BAK-12B(B)(1518')
A-GEAR - BAK-12B(B) IN RAISED POSN ON DEP END OF ACT RWY. BAK-12B(B) RQR 20 MIN PN FOR APCH END ENGAGEMENT. WHEN AFLD CLSD BAK-12B(B) IN RAISED POSN DEP END RWY 22, REMOVED APCH END RWY 22. 8 PT TIE-DOWNS ON ALL BAK-12B IN RAISED POSN.
JASU: (A/M32C-10D) (MA-3D) 2(A/M32A-86D) (MC-5 LO-PACK) (SGNSC) (PMU-29E) 2(A/M32A-60A).
FUEL: 1 HR REFUEL DELAY CAN BE EXP.
FLUID: JOAP SOAP SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX.
OIL: O-156, 0-147, O-148
MISC - ACFT WITH DV INBD CTC PTD 40 NM OUT. NO COMSEC AVBL; AIRCREW LTD TO OWN RESOURCES ON ARR OR IN CASE OF EXTV DELAY. UHF EQPT ACFT MUST USE UHF (NOT VHF) IN PAT. NO RVR CAPABILITIES.
4. RSTD - SOUTH BASE RWY 06/24 IS LIMITED TO LIGHT AIRCRAFT (12,500 POUNDS GROSS WEIGHT OR LESS), NO TURBOJETS.
MISC: TSNT ACFT MAY EXP IFR SEPN DLYS ENTERING R2508 COMPLEX. TSNT ACFT EXP EXTV RFL DLYS.
NS ABTMT - RWY 22L & RWY 22R: ALL IFR DEP EXC LO PERFORMANCE ACFT (C12, T1, ETC) WHOSE INITIAL TURN IS SW-N, FLY RWY HDG TIL 12 DME BEFORE TURNING ON CRS.
MISC: CARGO AIRCRAFT REQUIRING SUPPORT MUST ARRIVE PRIOR TO 0200Z++. NO SPACE A PASSENGER SUPPORT AVAILABLE.
1. RSTD - OFFL BUS ONLY, PPR ALWAYS. CTC BASE OPS DSN 527-2222/4185, C661-277-2222/4185 OR PREFERABLY E-MAIL PPR REQ FORM TO 412OSS.OSAM@EDWARDS.AF.MIL FOR PPR NR. PPR AND AIRSPACE BRIEFING RQR FOR ALL ACFT (NO EXC), EDWARDS PPR BRIEFING LCTD AT WWW.EDWARDS.AF.MIL/R-2515-AIRSPACE, TRNS THRU ASP MUST BE PRIOR COORD WITH AIRSPACE MGR DSN 527-2515.
2. RSTD-TRAN SHOULD BE PRIOR COORD IN ADVANCE WITH AIRSPACE MGR DSN 527-2446 OR SPORT RCF DSN 527-3928. ALL PPR RQR MIN 24 HR PRIOR NOTICE, NO SAME DAY PPR AVBL. PPR WILL NOT BE ISSUED MORE THAN 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL. ALL PPR VALID +/- 30 MIN PPR TIME. FONE COORD RQR FOR PPR OUTSIDE OF BLOCK TIME.
3. RSTD - PRACTICE APCH TO EDWARDS AFB MAIN BASE RWY, NORTH BASE RWY AND LAKE BED RWY PROH WHEN TWR CLSD. CTC NASA FLT OPS C661-276-3213 EXC FOR PPR. NON-NASA REGISTERED ACFT MUST CONTACT NASA TO PARK ON NASA RAMP. S BASE RWY 06-24 CLSD OFFL SS-SR.
CAUTION: USE CAUTION FOR UAS ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES FROM RWY 04L/22R, SOUTH BASE RWY 06/24, NORTH BASE RWY 06/24, THE ROGERS/ROSAMOND LAKEBED RUNWAY COMPLEX AND WITHIN R-2515. CONTACT ATC FOR UAS FLIGHT ACTIVITIES.
CAUTION - VFR INITIAL FLOWN 1500 FT N OF RWY CNTRLN DUE TO STEEP STRAIGHT IN SIMULATED FLAME OUT AND SHUTTLE APCH TO RWY.
CAUTION: CAUTION - PAY CAREFUL ATTN TO ACFT ALIGNMENT ON FINAL TO PRECLUDE INADVERTENT LDG ON S BASE RWY 24. NUMEROUS UNMRK/UNLGTD OBST SUR ARPT.
CAUTION - OBSERVER VIS RSTD SW-N DUE BLDG OBST VISION.
RSTD: RWY 04L-22R DAYLT ONLY OPS.
SERVICE-LGT: ILS AND PAPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
TSNT ALERT SVC AVBL 1400-0600Z++ WKD. TSNT SVC UNAVBL FOR MULT ACFT TURNS/SORTIES. TRANSPORTATION SVC AVBL 1400-2330Z++ WKD. LTD FLEET SVC AVBL. NO PRIORITY BASIS.
CAUTION: OCNL WX BALLOON LAUNCHES 1 1/4NM NORTH WEST (APPROX 290 DEG) FROM ATCT.
MISC: NON-PARTICIPATING ACFT MAY EXP SIGNIFICANT DELAYS WHILE SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE IS SANITIZED TO ALLOW FOR TRANSIT UNDER IFR. NON-PARTICIPATING ACFT PLAN TO ARR/DEP 0200-0600Z++, 1400-1700Z++ AND 1900-2100Z++. ADVANCED COORD AND APVL RQR OUTSIDE ABV TIMES.
BASH PHASE II IN EFF 1 MAR - 30 APR AND 15 SEP - 15 NOV (SEE NOTAMS FOR SPECIFIC DATES).
CSTMS/AG/IMG - NOT TO BE USED AS AOE. NO CSTMS OR AG INSPN AVBL.
5. RSTD: UNAVBL AS A PRIM OR DIVERT LCTN AFTER PUBL AFLD HRS. AFLD HRS SUBJECT TO CHG NEAR FEDERAL HOL; UPDATES POSTED VIA NOTAM. CALL EDWARDS AFB BOPS FOR MOST CURRENT ALFD HRS.
RWY COND CODE (RWYCC) NOT RPTD.
BEARING STRENGTH RWY 04/22: S160 T200 ST175 TT560.

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 23 May 2019 at 0901Z to 20 June 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (101KB)
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (213KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (81KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (83KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 04L **CHANGED**   download (199KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (207KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (70KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN RWY 22R **CHANGED**   download (192KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (133KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (85KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (16 nm NW)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (16 nm NW)
KWJF - General Wm J Fox Airfield (19 nm SW)
KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (19 nm SW)
KVCV - Southern California Logistics Airport (31 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1612:16
Sunrise05:4412:44
Sunset19:5202:52
Evening civil twilight20:2103:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-May-2019 22:21:27
Local (UTC-7)  22-May-2019 15:21:27
 
METAR
KEDW 
2nm SE 
222158Z 28010KT 40SM SCT050 SCT110 BKN250 14/03 A2971 RMK AO2A SLP054 T01400032
K9L2 
5nm N 
221958Z AUTO 29008KT 7SM OVC035 09/07 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S RAE56 SLP074 P0003
KMHV 
16nm NW 
222140Z AUTO 30018G25KT 10SM VCTS BKN075 SCT090 12/04 A2974 RMK A01 LTG DSNT S
KPMD 
19nm SW 
222153Z 31012KT 10SM FEW048 FEW060 SCT090 14/02 A2974 RMK AO2 RAB13E29 SLP062 P0000 T01440017
KWJF 
20nm SW 
222156Z 29013G18KT 10SM FEW095 15/01 A2975 RMK AO2 RAE25 SLP071 P0000 T01500011 $
TAF
KEDW 
2nm SE 
222024Z 2220/2324 34012G20KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 QNH2970INS BECMG 2220/2221 26012G20KT 9999 NSW BKN030 QNH2968INS TEMPO 2221/2302 26015G25KT BKN060 BECMG 2302/2303 28009KT 9999 SCT070 BKN120 QNH2970INS BECMG 2317/2318 23012G18KT 9999 SCT040 BKN060 QNH2981INS BECMG 2319/2320 23015G25KT 9999 VCSH SCT040 BKN060 QNH2980INS TX17/2223Z TN07/2311Z
KPMD 
19nm SW 
221946Z 2220/2318 03025G30KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC060CB FM222100 28015G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS SCT035 BKN060CB FM230300 24012KT P6SM SCT080
KWJF 
20nm SW 
221947Z 2220/2318 03020G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS FEW045 OVC060CB FM222100 28018G28KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS SCT035 BKN060CB FM230300 26014KT P6SM SCT080
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