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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 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
OPR 24/7, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.
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: 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

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 61 /R/C/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:8002 TODA:8002 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: 5979 x 200 ft. / 1822 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /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: LDA:3245TORA:3245 LDA:3245
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) (2984 FT)
E60-28 HOOK E28(B) (1992 FT)
E60-10 HOOK E28(B) (1190 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) 1229 FT)
JASU: 1(NCPP-105) 2(NC-8)
FUEL: J5
FLUID: LOCAL SQUADRONS CTC FUELS DIV FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3906, C904-542-3906, 1300-2030Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT AND SVC AVBL DUR NML WORKING HR, EXP 2 HR FUEL DELAY. ACFT STAIRS AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC, QUALIFIED AIRCREW RQRD.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TOUCH AND GO NA. ALL ACFT CTC FLT PLNG 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LNDG. RY 14 AVBL FOR ARR F/W 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.
AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EACH MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FM 1230-1400Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, & OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FM 1230-1400Z++. 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: RY 14 NOT AVBL FOR LDG BTN SS AND SR. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EVERY MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1230-1400Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, JUL AND OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FR 1230-1400Z++.
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.

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (111KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (216KB)
POGIE ONE   download (187KB)
TAYLOR TWO   download (173KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (134KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (118KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10   download (133KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28   download (136KB)
TACAN RWY 10   download (105KB)
TACAN RWY 28   download (103KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (238KB)

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 17-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4211:42
Sunrise07:0612:06
Sunset18:1623:16
Evening civil twilight18:4023:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Feb-2019 12:48:54
Local (UTC-5)  17-Feb-2019 07:48:54
 
METAR
KNIP 171153Z VRB03KT 10SM OVC009 19/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP141 T01940178 10194 20183 53013
KHEG 
7nm W 
171235Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM OVC006 19/18 A2998 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
171153Z 22005KT 10SM OVC009 18/17 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP145 T01830172 10183 20178 53015
KVQQ 
11nm W 
171150Z 00000KT 10SM OVC009 19/17 A2995
KJAX 
16nm N 
171234Z 19005KT 10SM OVC008 18/17 A2995 RMK AO2 T01830172
KNRB 
16nm NE 
171152Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM OVC009 18/17 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP145 T01830172 10183 20178 53017
TAF
KNIP 1623/1723 22008KT 9999 SCT020 BKN040 QNH2980INS FM170600 23005KT 3200 BR BKN010 QNH2989INS TEMPO 1707/1712 0800 FG VV002 FM171300 18005KT 9999 SCT010 BKN030 QNH2995INS T18/1709Z T26/1718Z FN00191
KCRG 
10nm NE 
171137Z 1712/1812 24005KT 4SM BR OVC008 FM171400 19008KT P6SM SCT005 OVC009 FM171500 20009KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 FM171800 19010KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035
KVQQ 
11nm W 
171137Z 1712/1812 23004KT 4SM BR OVC006 FM171400 21003KT 6SM BR BKN005 OVC010 FM171500 19006KT P6SM SCT010 BKN020 FM171900 20009KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035
KJAX 
16nm N 
171137Z 1712/1812 23004KT 4SM BR OVC008 FM171400 19006KT P6SM SCT005 BKN015 FM171500 20008KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 FM171800 19010KT P6SM SCT020 BKN035
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1707/1807 VRB06KT 9000 BR BKN015 BKN050 QNH2985INS TEMPO 17010/1713 0800 FG OVC005 BECMG 1713/1715 20008KT 9999 NSW SCT010 BKN030 QNH2990INS BECMG 1720/1722 21010KT 9999 BKN050 QNH2987INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1707 TIL 1910 T18/1708Z T24/1718Z FN00210
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