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KMCF MacDill Air Force Base
Tampa, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: MCF
Lat/Long: 27-50-57.6400N 082-31-16.3900W
27-50.960667N 082-31.273167W
27.8493444,-82.5212194
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2025)
From city: 4 miles S of TAMPA, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 33608

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVHD 1600 FT. DRG VFR COND TKOF & TGL MNTN 1100 FT TIL DER.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: HIRL RWY 5/23 OPR WHEN TWR OPN.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 133.825 270.1
MAC DILL GROUND: 118.575 275.8
MAC DILL TOWER: 120.175 294.7
TAMPA APPROACH: 354.0 124.95 135.5
TAMPA DEPARTURE: 290.3 353.575 119.65 ;RWY 23 119.9 ;RWY 05
BLFRG STAR: 119.65
COMD POST: 132.775 134.1 ;6 AMW 311.0 ;6 AMW 323.8 ;6 AMW
DADES STAR: 135.5
MAATY STAR: 118.8
PMSV METRO: 225.05
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1X 318.1X 324.5X 337.4X 339.1X 359.3X 379.8X
RAYZZ STAR: 118.8
WX AWOS-3 at TPF (5 nm NE): 118.925 (813-251-6824)
WX ASOS at SPG (8 nm SW): 118.875 (727-821-4334)
WX ASOS at TPA (8 nm N): 126.45 (813-873-7228)
WX ASOS at PIE (9 nm W): 134.5 (727-531-3456)
WX AWOS-3 at VDF (14 nm NE): 121.125 (813-630-0924)
WX AWOS-3P at CLW (15 nm NW): 119.225 (727-449-2184)
  • SFA.
  • CALL LGT OPS.

Airport Services

Fuel available: A JET-A++
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11421 x 151 ft. / 3481 x 46 m
MKD 150 FT WIDE WITH 50 FT WT BRG SHOULDERS EACH SIDE.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: BEARING STRENGTH: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 27-50.243833N27-51.677667N
Longitude: 082-31.961333W082-30.584833W
Elevation: 8.0 ft.13.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 257/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-05 N AND S BAK-12B AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PN TO CNCT CABLE, UNABVL DRG WKEND AND FEDERAL HOL.
E60-23 N AND S BAK-12B AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PN TO CNCT CABLE, UNABVL DRG WKEND AND FEDERAL HOL.
JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
FUEL: AIR CARD RQRD FOR AVN FUEL OR U.S. CASH; CASH FUEL PPR - FUELS DSN 968-2074.
FLUID: LPOX LOX
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1100-0300Z++. LAVATORY SVC ONLY PPR. LTD TRAN PRK FOR TACTICAL ACFT; EXP SVC DELAY FOR TACTICAL ACFT. UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDINANCE. TRAN ALERT IS CONTRACT MAINT. TRAN ACFT MUST LAND BY 0230Z++ EXC VIP. ALL FTR TYPE/TRAINER ACFT MUST LAND BY 0200Z++. NO MULTIPLE IFR/VFR APCH FOR TRAN ACFT AFTER 0230Z++. TRAN ALERT CAN SUPPORT MINIMAL TRAN ACFT FOR LCL OR OUT AND BACK TRAN FLTS WITH PRIOR APVL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 FLT HAZ (FLORIDA-R2901) & SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AFTERBURNER PROC.
RSTD: AVOID OVFT OF ST. PETERSBURG LAND MASS BY AT LEAST 1.5 NM. PPR - BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-828-2350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD. PPR ISSUED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR. AFLD MGMT RQR FPL FOR ACFT PRIOR TO DEP.
CAUTION: ON INST APCH TO RWY 23 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF PETER O. KNIGHT ARPT DUE TO LGT ACFT TFC BLW APCH LEG 4 NM NE.
CAUTION: COMMERCIAL ACFT CROSS APCH TO MACDILL AFB ENROUTE TO TAMPA INTL ARPT AT AND ABV 2100 FT. ON INST APCH TO RWY 05 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF ALBERT WHITTED ARPT DUE TO LGT TFC BLW APCH LEG 6 NM SW. MAINT RWY AND TWY CNTRLINE WHEN EXITING RWY.
CAUTION: UNCTL VFR TFC IN VCNTY OF KMCF BLW 1200 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
AG: SEE GLOBAL HF SYSTEMS LISTING IN FIH.
RSTD: ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT. NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC ATIS, TWR, COMD POST, OR BASE OPS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
CAUTION: NSTD OVNR MRK MACDILL AFB ON RWY 05/23 ENDS. NSTD MRKS NORTH/SOUTH RAMPS, WING-TIP OBST LINES FOR TRNG.
CAUTION: BIRDBATH ONLY USED FOR P-3, C-130, E-3A, KC-135 & B-737 ACFT NO FTR OR COPTER UNLESS APVD BY AFM.
CAUTION: BIRD HAZ; EXP HVY BIRD ACT FM 1 NOV - 28 FEB DURG PHASE II BASH PERIOD; 24 HR BIRD WATCH ALERT IN EFCT.
CAUTION: ACFT MAKING 180 DEG TURNS ON RWY USE HAMMERHEADS LAST 1000 FT AT EACH END.
TSNT AIRCREWS MAY CTC 9 OWS FOR WX BRIEF - DSN 965-0939.
RSTD: CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-8282350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD.
MISC: WHEN NVD OPS IN EFCT CTC TWR 10 MIN PRIOR TO ARR OR DEP FOR AFLD LGT ADJ - INFO DSN 968-2120/4822.
AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HRS.
MISC: WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA AUTO SYS DSN 968-2627. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651. WHEN POSSIBLE 2 HR ADV NTC FOR ALL RQR BRIEFINGS.
RSTD: ALL DV & TSNT ACFT CTC MACDILL CMD POST 311.0 OR DSN 968-4361/4362 (C813-828-4361) 3 HR PRIOR TO ARR & 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR WITH DV CODES, CUSTOMS INFO & SPACE-A PAX INFO.
RSTD: ALL AIRCREW DEP CIV ARPT OR GUARD/RESERVE BASE CALL COMD POST 1 HR PRIOR TO TAKEOFF WITH PAX/CARGO/ETA INFO.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS VOIDS/SINKHOLES ON AFLD; REMAIN ON TWY CNTRLN.
RSTD: ALL ACFT MUST LAND BY PPR APPROVED TIME OR CALL WITH DEVIATIONS OR PPR IS INVALID; EXC FOR VIP.
MISC: MACDILL CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 4 WITH 7,800 GAL CAPABILITY. STEADY ARFF COND FOR MACDILL AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SVC (OLS) FOR CAT 1-4, AND REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC (RLS) FOR CAT 5-6.
MISC: CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
ALL SERIES B-747 & A-380 MUST ARRIVE WITH A TOW BAR.
RSTD: BRAVO RAMP PRK SPOT B4 CLSD FOR ALL ACFT.
RSTD: CARGO/HVY ACFT LNDG ON BAK-12 CABLES NA.
CAUTION: USE CTN DURG TAXIING OPS AT NIGHT ON SPOTS A1-A4 DUE TO REMOVED APN LGTG.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLFRG TWO (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (300KB)
BRDGE EIGHT   download (248KB)
DADES NINE (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (412KB)
DARBS THREE   download (186KB)
LZARD SIX   download (257KB)
MAATY THREE RNAV **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (292KB)
MAATY THREE RNAV, CONT.2 **NEW**   download (132KB)
RAYZZ TWO RNAV   2 pages: [1] [2] (445KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (206KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (152KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (91KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (85KB)
TACAN RWY 05 **CHANGED**   download (132KB)
TACAN RWY 23 **CHANGED**   download (85KB)
 
Departure Procedures
MACDILL ONE   download (96KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTPF - Peter O Knight Airport (5 nm NE)
KSPG - Albert Whitted Airport (8 nm SW)
KTPA - Tampa International Airport (8 nm N)
KPIE - St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (9 nm W)
KVDF - Tampa Executive Airport (14 nm NE)
KCLW - Clearwater Air Park (15 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1110:11
Sunrise06:3810:38
Sunset20:2900:29
Evening civil twilight20:5600:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jun-2022 08:00:04
Local (UTC-4)  29-Jun-2022 04:00:04
 
METAR
KMCF 290656Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM FEW220 25/22 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP182 T02510222 FZRANO $
KTPA 
7nm N 
290753Z 12005KT 10SM BKN038 27/22 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP193 T02720222
KSPG 
8nm SW 
290753Z AUTO 14012KT 10SM BKN034 27/24 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP184 T02670239
KPIE 
9nm NW 
290753Z AUTO 11007KT 10SM BKN038 26/23 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP190 T02610233
KVDF 
14nm NE 
290755Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR A3011 RMK AO2
KCLW 
15nm NW 
290715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/22 A3009 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCF 290100Z 2901/3007 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 SCT070 QNH3005INS BECMG 2912/2913 12009KT 9999 FEW080 SCT100 QNH3010INS BECMG 2920/2921 26009KT 9999 VCTS SCT050CB QNH3006INS TEMPO 2922/3002 VRB10G15KT 6000 -TSRA SCT025 BKN035CB BECMG 3003/3004 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN030 QNH3011INS TX32/2920Z TN23/2911Z
KTPA 
7nm N 
290301Z 2903/3006 03005KT P6SM VCSH FEW025 BKN150 FM290400 VRB03KT P6SM FEW020 BKN150 FM291600 21007KT P6SM FEW150 FM292200 35008KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB SCT130 FM300300 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250
KPIE 
9nm NW 
290529Z 2906/3006 12006KT P6SM FEW020 BKN200 FM291700 07007KT P6SM FEW025 FEW150 FM292100 31008KT P6SM VCTS FEW020CB SCT250 FM300300 10004KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250
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