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KFFZ Falcon Field Airport
Mesa, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FFZ
Lat/Long: 33-27-39.0260N 111-43-41.9710W
33-27.650433N 111-43.699517W
33.4608406,-111.7283253
(estimated)
Elevation: 1394 ft. / 424.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (1990)
From city: 5 miles NE of MESA, AZ
Time zone: UTC -7 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 85215

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: PRESCOTT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FFZ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
FOR SVC CTC FBO ON 122.950 (480-832-2582).
Pattern altitude: 2702 ft. MSL
TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1006 FT AGL; TPA FOR LARGE & TURBINE-POWERED ACFT 1506 FT AGL; TPA 506 FT AGL FOR ROTORCRAFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RWY 04R/22L AND TWY LGTS PRESET LOW INTST TO INCREASE INTST ACTVT - CTAF. MIRL RWY 04L/22R UNAVBL WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 118.25
WX ASOS: PHONE 480-641-4111
FALCON GROUND: 121.3 [MAY 15-AUG 15 1230-0400Z, AUG 16-MAY14 1300-0400Z]
FALCON TOWER: 124.6 [MAY 15-AUG 15 1230-0400Z, AUG 16-MAY14 1300-0400Z]
PHOENIX APPROACH: 120.7
PHOENIX DEPARTURE: 120.7
BLYTHE STAR: 124.1
DSERT STAR: 120.7
HUUTY STAR: 124.9
JCOBS STAR: 120.7
WX AWOS-3 at IWA (10 nm S): 133.5 (480-988-9428)
WX AWOS-3PT at CHD (12 nm S): PHONE 480-814-9952
WX ASOS at SDL (13 nm NW): PHONE 480-483-3049
WX ASOS at PHX (14 nm W): PHONE 602-231-8557
  • EMERG FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL AT ATCT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IWAr325/10.2WILLIE VORTAC113.3013E
PXRr070/12.2PHOENIX VORTAC115.6012E
TFDr003/35.7STANFIELD VORTAC114.8012E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 5100 x 100 ft. / 1554 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 38.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 33-27.353998N33-27.881167N
Longitude: 111-44.045217W111-43.263647W
Elevation: 1365.6 ft.1394.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
WHEN ATCT CLOSED RWY 22L HAS RIGHT HAND TRAFFIC.
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 051 true219 magnetic, 231 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI DOES NOT PROVIDE OBSTRUCTION CLEARANCE BEYOND 4.0 NM FROM THRESHOLD.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 8 ft. road, 420 ft. from runway, 270 ft. left of centerline, 27:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 3799 x 75 ft. / 1158 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 33-27.498027N33-27.890962N
Longitude: 111-44.051035W111-43.468963W
Elevation: 1365.7 ft.1386.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 051 true219 magnetic, 231 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF MESA
BOX 1466
MEZA, AZ 85211-1466
Phone 480-644-2450
Manager: CORINNE NYSTROM
4800 E. FALCON DR.
MESA, AZ 85215
Phone 480-644-2450

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 638
Single engine airplanes: 516
Multi engine airplanes: 76
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 37
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 860/day *
58% local general aviation
23% air taxi
18% transient general aviation
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CALL 480-644-6647.
RISING TERRAIN NE OF ARPT.
BIRDS INVOF ARPT. COYOTES AND OTHER WILDLIFE OCNL CROSSING RWYS AND TWYS.
RWYS 04R & 04L ARE THE PREFERRED RWYS WHEN WIND CONDS ARE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
REPETITIVE TRNG OPNS USE RWY 04L/22R WHENEVER POSSIBLE. AVOID REPETITIVE TRNG OPNS 2200-0530.
RWY 04L/22R CLSD WHEN ATCT CLSD.
BLAST PADS INSTALLED ON RWY 4L AND 22R. BLAST PADS DIMENSIONS, 150 FT X 95 FT.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, FOR CD CTC PHOENIX APPROACH AT 602-306-2565.
2786 FT MSL UNLGTD MTN 5 MI EAST.
TURBULENT CONDS MAY BE ENCOUNTERED BLO 500 FT AGL NEAR GND TEST SITE 1.5 MILES NORTH OF ARPT. DO NOT MISTAKE BOEING HELIPORT 1 MILE NORTH FOR A RY.
TERMINAL APRON AREA LTD TO 45,000 LBS GWT SINGLE WHEEL OR 75,000 LBS GWT DUAL WHEEL BY AIRPORT DIRECTOR.
EXTENSIVE FIXED WING AND ROTORCRAFT FLIGHT TRAINING ACTIVITY.

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
ARLIN FOUR   download (337KB)
BLYTHE FIVE   download (288KB)
DSERT TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (297KB)
HUUTY ONE (RNAV)   download (249KB)
SUNSS EIGHT   download (279KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04L   download (198KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (215KB)
RNAV (GPS)-B   download (185KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (128KB)
 
Departure Procedures
SACAT THREE (RNAV)   download (155KB)
 
MESA ONE (OBSTACLE)   download (331KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (357KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIWA - Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (10 nm S)
KCHD - Chandler Municipal Airport (12 nm S)
KSDL - Scottsdale Airport (13 nm NW)
P19 - Stellar Airpark (14 nm SW)
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (14 nm W)
 
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Area around KFFZ (Falcon Field Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KFFZ (Falcon Field Airport)
Photo courtesy of Maricopa County (AZ) Assessorís Office
Taken in August 2013
looking north.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KFFZ (Falcon Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1612:16
Sunrise05:4312:43
Sunset19:2302:23
Evening civil twilight19:5002:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Aug-2021 16:55:13
Local (UTC-7)  04-Aug-2021 09:55:13
 
METAR
KFFZ 041554Z 13004KT 10SM CLR 36/14 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP081 T03560139
KIWA 
10nm S 
041558Z 12008KT 10SM SKC 34/16 A2987
KCHD 
12nm S 
041547Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 34/16 A2986
KSDL 
13nm NW 
041553Z 21003KT 10SM CLR 34/16 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP084 T03440156
KPHX 
16nm W 
041551Z 09008KT 10SM CLR 36/12 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP076 T03610117
TAF
KIWA 
10nm S 
041120Z 0412/0512 14007KT P6SM FEW250 FM041900 18003KT P6SM SKC FM042100 27007KT P6SM SKC FM050500 10004KT P6SM FEW150 FEW250 FM051000 13007KT P6SM SKC
KSDL 
13nm NW 
041120Z 0412/0512 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM042000 22006KT P6SM SKC FM042300 25008KT P6SM SKC FM050400 VRB05KT P6SM FEW150 FEW250
KPHX 
16nm W 
041447Z 0415/0518 10007KT P6SM SKC FM042100 28007KT P6SM FEW120 FM050600 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM051000 11005KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Avflight Mesa UNICOM 122.95
480-832-2582
toll-free 800-237-2359
[web site]
[email]
Visit the only full-service FBO with 24/7 FUEL on the field. Avflight is conveniently located next to the control tower and the terminal building for easy access to reliable service and incomparable customer care. COMING MAY 2021: New state-of-the-art FBO facility outfitted for modern travelers.
More info and photos of Avflight Mesa
 
Avfuel Contract Fuel   Fly Louie Alliance   AVTRIP  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.25 $4.50 
SS $4.99 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 read write
Heliponents, Inc. 480-981-8300
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft maintenance, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
More info about Heliponents, Inc.
Phillips 66
Jet A
PS $4.34 
 Updated 03-Aug-2021
 
   1 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KFFZ but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KFFZ.
Located at KIWA
Gateway Aviation Services
ASRI 129.875
480-988-7700
[web site]
[email]

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At KIWA (Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport), 10 miles SSE

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (formerly Williams Gateway Airport) is your best aviation value when visiting the Phoenix Metrolpolitan area. Our three expansive runways (10,401; 10,201; 9,301 feet), close freeway access, and competitive pricing make a great alternative to other valley airports. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and Gateway Aviation Services - just plane easy.
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Located at KIWA
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $5.76 $5.38 
GUARANTEED
 
   2 read write
FS=Full service
PS=Pump service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Launch Pad Aviation
480-404-4202
402-875-0710
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications

More info about Launch Pad Aviation
on airport  
   1 read write
SWAZaviation 480-678-8888
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications

More info about SWAZaviation
on airport  
   1 read write
 

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