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KNIP Jacksonville Naval Air Station (Towers Field)
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: NIP
Lat/Long: 30-14-01.3417N 081-40-33.8059W
30-14.022362N 081-40.563432W
30.2337060,-81.6760572
(estimated)
Elevation: 22.5 ft. / 7 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (2010)
From city: 4 miles S of JACKSONVILLE, FL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 32212

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: GAINESVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NIP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
CLSD FOR FEDERAL HOLS; CK NOTAMS FOR ADDL CLOSURES.
Pattern altitude: TRAN JET ACFT EXP RGT TFC RWY 10.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RWY 10/28 - 134.775.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.15
ATIS: 124.35 290.425
NAVY JACKSONVILLE GROUND: 128.6 336.4 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
NAVY JACKSONVILLE TOWER: 125.15 340.2 307.325 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
JACKSONVILLE APPROACH: 127.775
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 127.775 ;RWY 27
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 353.675
ATCOM (SSB): 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NAVY JAX FLT PLN: 134.775 310.2
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RADAR: 127.7X 134.1X 266.8X 276.4 278.8X 299.6X 305.8 314.8X 315.4 325.2X 328.4 337.2X 348.0X 350.8X 354.8X 363.0X 379.225X
WX AWOS-3 at HEG (7 nm W): 119.275 (904-695-0334)
WX ASOS at CRG (10 nm NE): PHONE 904-646-4670
WX AWOS-3 at VQQ (10 nm W): 125.275 (904-778-6934)
WX ASOS at JAX (16 nm N): PHONE 904-741-4304
  • SFA.
  • SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRGr237/10.7CRAIG VORTAC114.5003W
VQQr087/(11.2)CECIL VOR117.9003W
SGJr319/24.5ST AUGUSTINE VOR/DME109.4006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REYNOLDS004/16.033807WRYD .-. -.-- -..

Airport Services

Fuel available: J5
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 9003 x 200 ft. / 2744 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 66 /F/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 10/28 CLSD 1000-1230Z++ FOR CENTERLINE MAINTENANCE.
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 30-13.895333N30-13.904000N
Longitude: 081-41.576167W081-39.865833W
Elevation: 22.5 ft.7.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 997 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:8006 LDA:8006TORA:8006 TODA:8006 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
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: yesyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 5978 x 200 ft. / 1822 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 30 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 30-14.554000N30-13.860500N
Longitude: 081-40.730050W081-39.922333W
Elevation: 12.4 ft.7.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 135 true321 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 2734 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:5978 TODA:5978 ASDA:5978 LDA:3244TORA:3244 TODA:3244 ASDA:5978 LDA:5978
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Approach lights: OLS & WAVE-OFF
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Navy
Owner: US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC-CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373
Manager: COMMANDING OFFICER
NAVAL AIR STATION
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32212

Additional Remarks

E60-32 HOOK E28(B) (2985 FT)
E60-28 HOOK E28(B) (1995 FT)
E60-10 HOOK E28(B) (2190 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) 1229 FT)
JASU: 1(NCPP-105) 2(NC-8)
FLUID: LOCAL SQUADRONS CTC FUELS DIV FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3906, C904-542-3906, 1230-2000Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT, SVC AND SPACE. ACFT STAIRS AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TGL NA WO CRS RULES BRF. ALL ACFT CTC FLT PLNG 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. RY 14 AVBL FOR ARR FW CAT A AND R/W ACFT.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVIATION ACFT VICINITY CECIL FLD.
CAUTION: UNSHIELDED LGT AT BALLFIELD NIP 216/2.4 NM ON RY 10 APCH.
48 HR PPR NTC REQ EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO, AND LIFEFLTS, CTC BASEOPS DSN 942-5211, C904-542-2511. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
NS ABTMT: STOP LDG ONLY MON-SAT BTN 0300-1300Z++ & SUN BTN 0300-1700Z++ DUE TO QUIET HRS.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: ACFT RQR INSPECTION CTC AFLD MGR DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176 AT LEAST 48 HRS PRIOR TO ARR TO COORD INSPECTION SETUP.
MISC: VIP ACFT CTC BASE OPS PRIOR LDG.
CAUTION: TO PRECLUDE TAIL HOOK SKIP DURING A-GEAR ENGAGEMENT, AVOID RY 10/28 CNTRLN LGTS LOCATED 24 INCHES SOUTH OF RWY CNTRL. MAXIMUM SAFE OFF-CNTR ARRESTMENT 40 FT.
RSTD: RWY 14/32 NOT AVBL FOR LDG BTN SS AND SR. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EV MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1200-1600Z++.
RSTD: PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO AND LIFEFLTS, CTC AFLD MGR 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR, DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
MISC: CTC NAVAL ATLANTIC MET FAC JACKSONVILLE FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 942-2541, C904-542-2541.
CAUTION: MAT AREAS BTN RY 10/28 & RY 14/32 NOT AUTHORIZED FOR ACFT USE.
CAUTION: EXTREME BIRD HAZ DUR SUMMER MONTHS. CTC TWR FOR CURRENT BASH COND.
CAUTION: SKYDIVING AND GLIDER OPERATIONS , SFC TO 10,000 FT, 7MILES, IN VICINITY OF HERLONG AIRPORT, BTN SR & SS.
MISC: AIRCREWS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR ON/OFF BASE TRANSPORTATION. AIRCREWS COORDINATE FOR CLASSIFIED MATERIAL STORGE WITH NCTAMSLANT AT DSN 942-3777.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVATION ACFT INVOF CECIL FLD.
MISC: WX FCST SVC AVBL 0900-0100Z++ MON-FRI. ALL OTHER HOURS WX OBSERVER ONLY. CTC FWC-N AVN CP JAX AT DSN 942-2535 C904-542-2535. CTC NAVAL AVAITION FCST CNTR FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 564-2594, C757-444-2594 DURING OTHER HRS.
JASU -1(NC-10) 1 (MSU-200NAVIA/U474(HUFFER) QLFD AIRCREW RQRD.

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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (111KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (217KB)
POGIE ONE   download (188KB)
TAYLOR TWO   download (173KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (76KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (96KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (106KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (99KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (132KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (134KB)
TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (106KB)
TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (105KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available **CHANGED**   download (86KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (403KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHEG - Herlong Recreational Airport (7 nm W)
KCRG - Jacksonville Executive Airport at Craig (10 nm NE)
KVQQ - Cecil Airport (10 nm W)
KJAX - Jacksonville International Airport (16 nm N)
KNRB - Mayport Naval Station (Adm David L. McDonald Field) (16 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2611:26
Sunrise06:5111:51
Sunset17:3122:31
Evening civil twilight17:5622:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Nov-2019 21:59:07
Local (UTC-5)  12-Nov-2019 16:59:07
 
METAR
KNIP 122153Z 32010KT 6SM BR SCT008 BKN013 OVC040 19/17 A2991 RMK AO2 RAB10E32 SLP123 P0000 T01940172
KHEG 
7nm W 
122155Z AUTO 31010KT 6SM BR BKN006 OVC011 18/17 A2993 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
122153Z 32012KT 10SM BKN007 BKN041 OVC048 19/18 A2990 RMK AO2 RAE06B30E53 SLP124 P0001 T01940183
KVQQ 
11nm W 
122150Z 32011KT 6SM DZ OVC007 19/17 A2991
KJAX 
16nm N 
122137Z 31010KT 3SM -RA BR BKN007 OVC014 18/17 A2990 RMK AO2 P0000 T01830172 $
KNRB 
16nm NE 
122152Z 32011G18KT 10SM -RA BKN008 BKN017 OVC040 19/18 A2990 RMK AO2 RAE34B50 SLP123 P0001 T01890183
TAF
KNIP 1215/1315 21007KT 9999 FEW120 SCT250 QNH2990INS FM121900 24010KT 9999 VCSH BKN040 BKN150 BKN250 QNH2986INS FM122100 31013G20KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 OVC050 QNH2988INS TEMPO 1221/1302 6000 SHRA BR BKN012 OVC020 FM130300 35018KT 9999 SCT008 BKN015 OVC030 QNH3008INS FM131400 36019G25KT 9999 SCT015 QNH3023INS T25/1219Z T07/1312Z FN20016
KCRG 
10nm NE 
121750Z 1218/1318 25012KT P6SM SCT030 BKN060 FM122100 30012KT 5SM SHRA OVC015 FM130100 35016G23KT P6SM OVC015 FM130600 36018G26KT P6SM SCT015 BKN035 FM131400 03015G22KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 BKN250
KVQQ 
11nm W 
121750Z 1218/1318 25010KT P6SM SCT030 BKN060 FM122000 31012KT 4SM SHRA OVC015 FM130000 34014KT P6SM OVC015 FM130600 36014KT P6SM SCT015 BKN250 FM131500 02012KT P6SM SCT025 SCT250
KJAX 
16nm N 
122030Z 1221/1318 31010G20KT 6SM -RA BR SCT008 OVC015 TEMPO 1221/1222 4SM SHRA BKN008 FM130000 34015KT P6SM OVC015 FM130600 01015KT P6SM SCT015 BKN250 FM131400 03014G22KT P6SM SCT025 SCT250
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1215/1315 23012KT 9999 FEW030 SCT150 BKN250 QNH2988INS FM121800 26014KT 9999 VCSH SCT035 BKN060 OVC120 QNH2984INS FM122000 35015G24KT 9000 -RA SCT008 OVC015 QNH2988INS TEMPO 1220/1300 4800 -RA BR BKN008 OVC020 FM130300 01018G28KT 9999 OVC020 QNH3006INS T26/1218Z T05/1312Z FN20021
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