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KFFZ Falcon Field Airport
Mesa, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FFZ
Lat/Long: 33-27-39.0000N / 111-43-42.0000W
33-27.650000N / 111-43.700000W
33.4608333 / -111.7283333
(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 RY 04R/22L AND TWY LGTS PRESET LOW INTST TO INCREASE INTST ACTVT - 124.6. MIRL RY 04L/22R UNAVBL WHEN ATCT CLSD. FOR REIL RYS 04R & 22L CTC ATCT.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.6
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 118.25
WX ASOS: 118.25 (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): 128.325 (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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHANDLER007/12.340712ECHD -.-. .... -..

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: 5101 x 100 ft. / 1555 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: 33-27.353903N33-27.881135N
Longitude: 111-44.045355W111-43.263653W
Elevation: 1365.4 ft.1394.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftright
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: 10 ft. road, 530 ft. from runway, 305 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear45 ft. tree, 1200 ft. from runway, 335 ft. right of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear

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: 33-27.498058N33-27.890888N
Longitude: 111-44.050960W111-43.469028W
Elevation: 1365.7 ft.1386.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP
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
Obstructions: 18 ft. pole, 597 ft. from runway, 66 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear16 ft. road, 600 ft. from runway, 165 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF MESA
BOX 1466
MEZA, AZ 85211-1466
Phone 480-644-2444
Manager: CORINNE NYSTROM
4800 E. FALCON DR.
MESA, AZ 85215
Phone 480-644-2450

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 637
Single engine airplanes: 530
Multi engine airplanes: 77
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 26
    
Aircraft operations: avg 647/day *
55% local general aviation
28% transient general aviation
16% air taxi
1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

VOLUNTARY NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CALL 480-644-2444.
RISING TERRAIN NE OF ARPT.
BIRDS INVOF AIRPORT. COYOTES AND OTHER WILDLIFE OCNL CROSSING RWYS AND TWYS.
RYS 04R & 04L ARE THE PREFERRED RYS WHEN WIND CONDS ARE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
REPETITIVE TRNG OPNS USE RY 04L/22R WHENEVER POSSIBLE. AVOID REPETITIVE TRNG OPNS 2200-0530.
RY 04L/22R CLSD WHEN ATCT CLSD.
BLAST PADS INSTALLED ON RWY 4L AND 22R. BLAST PADS DIMENSIONS, 150 FT X 95 FT.
2786'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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ARLIN FOUR **CHANGED**   download (324KB)
BLYTHE FIVE **CHANGED**   download (275KB)
DSERT TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (255KB)
HUUTY ONE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
JCOBS TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (381KB)
SUNSS EIGHT **CHANGED**   download (271KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04L   download (198KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (191KB)
RNAV (GPS)-B   download (160KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (19KB)
 
Departure Procedures
SACAT THREE (RNAV)   download (296KB)
 
MESA ONE (OBSTACLE)   download (307KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

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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Aerial photo of KFFZ (Falcon Field Airport)
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Taken in August 2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5511:55
Sunrise05:2312:23
Sunset19:2502:25
Evening civil twilight19:5302:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2018 21:43:04
Local (UTC-7)  23-May-2018 14:43:04
 
METAR
KFFZ 232050Z 19010G18KT 30SM SKC 33/M01 A2986
KIWA 
10nm S 
232050Z 23008G17KT 30SM SKC 33/M01 A2987
KCHD 
12nm S 
232047Z 20012KT 10SM CLR 33/M02 A2985
KSDL 
13nm NW 
232053Z 10SM CLR 32/01 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP093 T03220006 58011
KPHX 
16nm W 
232051Z 15007KT 10SM CLR 33/M02 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP085 T03331017 58013
TAF
KIWA 
10nm S 
231720Z 2318/2418 27008KT P6SM SKC FM240700 12005KT P6SM SKC
KSDL 
13nm NW 
231720Z 2318/2418 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM232000 22006KT P6SM SKC FM240400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KPHX 
16nm W 
231720Z 2318/2424 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM232000 25009KT P6SM SKC FM241000 11004KT P6SM SKC FM241900 21007KT P6SM SKC
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Falcon Executive Aviation, Inc. UNICOM 122.95
480-832-0704
toll-free 1-800-237-2359
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Falcon Field's only FULL SERVICE FBO AND 24 HOUR FUEL. Conveniently located next to the control tower and the City of Mesa Airport terminal building. Fast, friendly service.
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 Classic Air Aviation
602-574-5376
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