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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

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: 123.8
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 353.675
ATCOM (SSB): 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NAVY JAX OPS: 134.775 310.2
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RDR: 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
RY 27: 123.8
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
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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
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
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 (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, 1245-2015Z++ 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 AND LAVATORY SVC AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC, QUALIFIED AIRCREW RQRD. CTC BASE OPS AFTER HRS FOR ACFT STAIRS OR LAVATORY SVC DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TOUCH AND GO NA. ALL ACFT, CTC BASEOPS 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LNDG. RY 10/28 CLSD 1000-1230Z++ TUE FOR CNTRLN LGT MAINT. 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 BASE OPS DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511 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 BASE OPS 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR, DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511. 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 NAVCOMTELSTA AT DSN 942-3777/3308/3309.
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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (111KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (216KB)
POGIE ONE   download (189KB)
TAYLOR TWO   download (171KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (136KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (118KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10   download (132KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28   download (135KB)
TACAN RWY 10   download (103KB)
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 18-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4111:41
Sunrise07:0512:05
Sunset18:1623:16
Evening civil twilight18:4123:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 01:05:14
Local (UTC-5)  18-Feb-2018 20:05:14
 
METAR
KNIP 190053Z 07009KT 7SM OVC006 19/17 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP249 T01890167
KHEG 
7nm W 
190055Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM FEW008 FEW046 18/17 A3029 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
190053Z 09006KT 3/4SM BR VV002 17/17 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 T01670167
KVQQ 
11nm W 
190050Z 07005KT 10SM CLR 19/18 A3026
KJAX 
16nm N 
190056Z 09008KT 1/2SM R08/5500VP6000FT FG OVC002 17/17 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP251 T01670167
KNRB 
16nm NE 
190052Z AUTO 08007KT 1/4SM FG VV002 17/17 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP254 T01670167 $
TAF
KNIP 1823/1923 08009KT 9999 SCT025 BKN050 QNH3017INS BECMG 1901/1903 VRB03KT 6000 BR BKN010 QNH3023INS TEMPO 1906/1911 4800 BR OVC005 BECMG 1912/1914 VRB05KT 9999 NSW FEW020 BKN050 QNH3025INS BECMG 1917/1919 11010KT 9999 FEW025 SCT050 BKN250 QNH3022INS T16/1911Z T25/1921Z FN00170
KCRG 
10nm NE 
190000Z 1900/1924 08008KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM190100 08006KT 1/2SM FG OVC002 FM190200 08004KT 1/4SM FG OVC001 FM191400 13008KT P6SM FEW015 FM191700 12012KT P6SM BKN040
KVQQ 
11nm W 
181727Z 1818/1918 VRB06KT P6SM SCT025 FM182200 10007KT P6SM SCT015 FM190300 VRB03KT 4SM BR BKN008 FM190700 VRB02KT 1SM BR BKN002 FM191500 12006KT P6SM FEW010
KJAX 
16nm N 
182243Z 1823/1918 09010KT P6SM SCT008 FM190000 09008KT P6SM BKN008 FM190200 09003KT 4SM BR BKN005 FM190700 10002KT 2SM BR BKN002 FM191400 13008KT P6SM FEW015
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1823/1923 08011KT 4800 BR SCT020 BKN100 QNH3022INS TEMPO 1823/1905 0400 FG VV002 BECMG 1912/1914 VRB05KT 9999 NSW FEW020 BKN050 QNH3025INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1823 TIL 1911 T16/1911Z T25/1921Z AMD 2326 FN00180
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