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KFFZ Falcon Field Airport
Mesa, Arizona, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MARCH 2023

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
SUNSS STAR: 124.1
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: leftleft
WHEN ATCT CLOSED RWY 22L HAS RIGHT 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 23 March 2023 at 0901Z to 20 April 2023 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ARLIN FOUR   download (317KB)
BLYTHE FIVE   download (269KB)
DSERT TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (297KB)
HUUTY ONE (RNAV)   download (239KB)
SUNSS EIGHT   download (263KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04L   download (189KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04R   download (204KB)
RNAV (GPS)-B   download (182KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (120KB)
 
Departure Procedures
SACAT THREE (RNAV)   download (154KB)
 
MESA ONE (OBSTACLE)   download (328KB)
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
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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KFFZ (Falcon Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Mar-2023
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0013:00
Sunrise06:2513:25
Sunset18:4101:41
Evening civil twilight19:0602:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Mar-2023 00:25:52
Local (UTC-7)  25-Mar-2023 17:25:52
 
METAR
KFFZ 252354Z 26012KT 10SM CLR 19/M04 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP104 T01941044 10206 20161 56020
KIWA 
10nm S 
252248Z 22006G15KT 10SM CLR 20/M05 A2991
KCHD 
12nm S 
252347Z 26012KT 10SM CLR 21/M08 A2988
KSDL 
13nm NW 
252353Z 26008KT 10SM CLR 19/M07 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP112 T01941072 10206 20161 56019
KPHX 
16nm W 
252351Z 31009KT 10SM FEW100 21/M06 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02061061 10217 20161 56022
TAF
KIWA 
10nm S 
251720Z 2518/2618 15005KT P6SM FEW250 FM251900 28010KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250 FM260700 11006KT P6SM FEW250
KSDL 
13nm NW 
251720Z 2518/2618 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM252000 23007KT P6SM FEW090 FEW250 FM260300 VRB04KT P6SM FEW250
KPHX 
16nm W 
252103Z 2521/2624 26011KT P6SM FEW100 FEW250 FM261200 08004KT P6SM FEW250 FM261800 25012KT P6SM SCT250
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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 availability on the field. Enjoy the luxuries of a new, state-of-the-art FBO facility outfitted for modern travels, providing the ultimate private flying experience on the north side of the field. For added convenience, we continue to offer tie-down services on the south side of the field near the tower. Fly in and enjoy reliable service with incomparable customer care!
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Avfuel Contract Fuel   Fly Louie Alliance   AVTRIP  
 
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.57 $5.60 
SS $6.27 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Cunningham Aviation UNICOM 122.95
602-488-3878
[web site]
[email]
Visit Falcon Field's newest full-service FBO offering aircraft ground handling and parking (ramp or tie-down) hangar leasing, lav service, GPU, and oxygen. Full Service Jet A and 100LL available 24/7 and self-serve 100LL.
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NATA Safety 1st   World Fuel Contract Fuel   AVCARD® by World Fuel   World Fuel Rewards   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $6.52 $4.75 
SS $6.12 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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 Heliponents, Inc.
480-981-8300
480-904-6001
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...

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Phillips 66
Jet A
PS $4.71 
 Updated 21-Mar-2023
 
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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 $6.88 $6.47 
GUARANTEED
 
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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
  
Aviation One toll-free 877-519-0040
[web site]
[email]
Aviation One offers Jet maintenance, AOG support, aircraft management, cleaning and detailing, and hangar parking. Scheduled or unscheduled events, 24/7 AOG support is available to ensure your aircraft is airworthy to take off. Our two 10,000sqft hangars are available for short or long-term parking. We also offer investment opportunities through the Aviation One Qualified Opportunity Fund, providing tax benefits and maximizing your investment. Contact us to learn more (https://aviation.one).
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