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KINS Creech Air Force Base
Indian Springs, Nevada, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: INS
Lat/Long: 36-35-10.8376N / 115-40-38.5340W
36-35.180627N / 115-40.642233W
36.5863438 / -115.6773706
(estimated)
Elevation: 3134.1 ft. / 955.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 1 mile N of INDIAN SPRINGS, NV
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 89169

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: INS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: ALL
OPR H24 FR 1400Z++ MON THRU 1430Z++ SAT DUR OCT-MAR; H24 0630Z++ MON THRU 0615Z++ SAT DUR APR-SEP; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTIVATE-3 STEP MIRL AND THLD RWY 08-26 - 118.3.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 290.45
INDIAN SPRINGS GROUND: 118.3 275.8 [OPR H24 FR 1400Z++ MON THRU 1430Z++ SAT DUR OCT-MAR; H24 0630Z++ MON THRU 0615Z++ SAT DUR APR-SEP; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
INDIAN SPRINGS TOWER: 118.3 360.625 [OPR H24 FR 1400Z++ MON THRU 1430Z++ SAT DUR OCT-MAR; H24 0630Z++ MON THRU 0615Z++ SAT DUR APR-SEP; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.]
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 323.9
PTD: 372.2

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LASr306/39.4LAS VEGAS VORTAC116.9015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: A1+
Parking: hangars
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 9002 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 43 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 36-35.067320N36-35.007007N
Longitude: 115-41.734003W115-39.896308W
Elevation: 3134.1 ft.3104.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 078 magnetic, 093 true258 magnetic, 273 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 08 PAPI DOES NOT PRVD OBST CLNC BYD 2.5 NM FM THLD; UNUSBL BYD 2.5 NM.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 5476 x 100 ft. / 1669 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 22 /R/B/W/T
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 36-35.789820N36-35.043112N
Longitude: 115-40.672033W115-40.043898W
Elevation: 3099.4 ft.3103.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: no462 ft.
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
NELLIS AFB
LAS VEGAS, NV 89110
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
INDIAN SPRINGS AF AUX
INDIAN SPRINGS, NV 89018
Phone 879-6251

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 7
Military aircraft: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week
100% military

Additional Remarks

E117 USAF TACTICAL FIGHTER WEAPONS TRAINING.
E60-08 HOOK E5 (35 FT OVRN) BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1400 FT).
E60-26 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1200 FT) HOOK E5 (135 FT OVRN).
BASE OPS OPR H24 FR 1400Z++ MON THRU 1430Z++ SAT DUR OCT-MAR; H24 0630Z++ MON THRU 0615Z++ SAT DUR APR-SEP; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
FUEL TANKS LCTD 175-195 FT SOUTH OF TWY A CNTRLN, 24-41 FT IN HEIGHT.
NS ABTMT: NO TKOF, LO APCH, TOUCH AND GO OR ENG RUN PRIOR TO 1400Z++, WKNDS AND HOL. AFLD CLSD, NO LDG WKEND AND HOL, EXCEPT FOR NELLIS AFB LCL FLYING OR MSN ESSENTIAL.
MISC: NO CLASSIFIED MATERIALS STOR WITH 99 SFOF-OLA, DSN 384-0556, C702-404-0556. TWO NSTD MRK 4' X 25' EA SIDE OF RWY CNTRLN, 2378' FR APCH END RWY 13, AND NORTH OF TWY "F".
CAUTION: MICROWAVE TWR LOC 1230' SOUTH OF RWY 08/26 CL, HEIGHT 100' AGL.
SERVICE-FUEL: A++ AVBL 0400-2400 MON-FRI.
UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE 767 FT AGL.
RSTD # 1: RWY 13-31 IS CLASS A DAY VFR RWY, NORMALLY FOR UNMANNED ACFT SYS (UAS) OR EMERG USE ONLY. AFLD HAS RSTD ON ALL AIRLIFT ACFT, CTC DSN 384-0308/09. PPR UP TO 7 DAYS, BUT NOT LESS THAN 24 HR, PRIOR TO ETA. CTC BASE OPS DSN 384-0308/09, FAX 0407.
RSTD # 2: C-17 AND C-5 UTILIZE TWY B AND C ONLY TO ENTER/EXIT RWY 08-26, TWY E LTD TO USE BY AFCT WITH WINGSPAN OF 75' OR LESS.
CAUTION: FENCES IN AREA OF FUEL FARM ADJ TO TWY A ARE LCTD 146' FR TWY CNTRLINE.
CAUTION: ONE GDT ANTENNA TOWER 1125' FR RWY CNTRLN AND 92' FR APRON EDGE; THREE ANTENNA TOWERS 992' FR RWY CNTRLN, 130' FRM TAXIWAY E CNTRLN, ALL GDT TOWERS ARE 56' IN HGT.
CAUTION: TWY D FR TWY E TO W SIDE OF RWY 13-31 AND TWY B, N OF THE FOXTROT LIVE ORDNANCE LOADING AREA (LOLA) ARE 50' WIDE, ALL OTHER TWYS ARE 75'.
CAUTION: TWY LGT NOT AVBL ON TWY B N FR FOXTROT LOLA TO APCH END RWY 13, TWY F FR TWY B N TO TWY A, TWY G FR TWY F TO APCH END RWY 26, AND TWY D.
RSTD: TWY B NORTH OF TWY F, AND TWY DELTA AND TWY GOLF BTW RWY 26 AND TWY FOXTROT, RSTD TO REMOTELY PILOTED ACFT USE ONLY DUR HRS OF REDUCED VIS; NO TWY EDGE LIGHTS.
SERVICE-A-GEAR: STD CONFIG FOR APCH END RWY, E-5 DISCONNECTED AND BAK-14 IN DOWN POSN (TWR WILL RAISE CABLE ON REQ).
CAUTION: USE EXTRM CAUTION FOR EXTSV UAS OPS IN VCNTY.
RSTD: TRAN ACFT TO DAYTIME USE ONLY FOR TWY BRAVO NORTH, BTW TWY FOXTROT AND APCH END RY 13, TWY DELTA BTW TWY ECHO AND TWY GOLF, AND TWY GOLF FRM TWY FOXTROT TO APCH END RY 26.
CSTMS/AG/IMG - ALL SVC UNAVBL.
WX STN OPS BEGIN 2300 SUN-FRI, CLOSING HRS VARY BASED ON LOCAL FLYING, CLSD WKND AND HOL. BLDGS AND NGT FLOOD LGTS BLKD WX FCSTR AND OBSN VIEW OF APCH END OF RWYS 26 & 31.
RSTD: OPS RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL IFR.VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC OR DESIGNATED OFFL APVL).
BASH PHASE II (APR-MAY AND AUG-OCT), BASH PHASE I ALL OTHER MONTHS NOT DESIGNATED AS PHASE II.
AFLD WX SUPPORT OPR H24 FR 1400Z++ MON THRU 1430Z++ SAT DUR OCT-MAR; H24 FR 0630Z++ SUN THRU 0615Z++ FRI DUR APR-SEP; CLSD WKEND & HOL; 432OSS/OSW DSN 384-1723.
TRAN AIRCREW WX FCST AVBL FR 25 OWS, DAVIS MONTHAN AFB (KDMA) DSN 228-6598/6599 OR C1-877-451-8637. ASOS EQPT NOT AUGMENTED, DSN 682-0667.
AFLD WX OBS IS TRANS BY AN FMQ-19 AND AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBS AS RQR. OBSN VIEW RSTD FR 080-250 DEGS BY FLIGHTLINE FAC, BLDGS AND HIGH INTS RAMP LGT.
WX BRF FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 25OWS AT DAVIS MONTHAN AFB, DSN 228-6598/6599, C520-228-6598/6599.
CAUTION: RWYS 8 AND 26 AND RWYS 13 AND 31 MRKD AS PRECISION INST RWYS AND USED FOR VFR OPS ONLY.
TWY LGTS NOT AVBL ON TWY A, B, C & D FM PARKING APRON TO RY HOLD LINE. ALL TWY 75 FT WIDE.
E99 1 HELICOPTER HGR 60' X 60'.
E137-1 RWY COND: FAIR-GOOD, SMOOTH PACKED CHAD SURFACE, NO ROCKS.
E137-3 JET LO ALT HI SPEED WEAPONS TRNG IN PROGRESS IMMED N OF INS AT ALL HR.
E137-2 MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN ALL SIDES. NO OBSTN LGTS.
E137-04 NUMEROUS UNLGTD HILLS WI 2 MILES OF ARPT TO 4000' MSL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KINS.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVGT - North Las Vegas Airport (32 nm SE)
KLSV - Nellis Air Force Base (37 nm SE)
KLAS - Mc Carran International Airport (40 nm SE)
KHND - Henderson Executive Airport (45 nm SE)
KBVU - Boulder City Municipal Airport (55 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1112:11
Sunrise05:4112:41
Sunset19:5802:58
Evening civil twilight20:2703:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2018 10:25:59
Local (UTC-7)  20-Jul-2018 03:25:59
 
METAR
KINS 200958Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM FEW200 26/14 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP113 T02600141 $
KDRA 
17nm W 
200955Z AUTO 12011KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A3001 RMK AO2 RAE0857 SLP104 P0000 T02560189
TAF
KINS 200703Z 2007/2113 12009KT 9999 SCT110 QNH3003INS TS OMTNS 2007-2010 TEMPO 2007/2010 31015G35KT 520009 BECMG 2020/2021 18012G18KT 9999 FEW090 FEW250 QNH2998INS TS OMTNS TEMPO 2021/2102 18015G25KT VCSH BECMG 2102/2103 16009KT 9999 FEW200 QNH2998INS BECMG 2105/2106 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3002INS TX39/2023Z TN25/2012Z
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