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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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: 127.775 127.775
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 127.775
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 ;NAVY JAX FLT PLN 134.775 310.2 ;NAVY JAX FLT PLN 353.675
ATCOM: 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
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): 125.85 (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
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 NAVAMSLANT 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/U47A-5(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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (136KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (230KB)
POGIE TWO   download (195KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10   download (109KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28   download (129KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 10   download (137KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 28   download (130KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10   download (164KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28   download (166KB)
TACAN RWY 10   download (138KB)
TACAN RWY 28   download (137KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (86KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   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 29-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1611:16
Sunrise07:4011:40
Sunset18:4022:40
Evening civil twilight19:0523:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Oct-2020 21:55:46
Local (UTC-4)  29-Oct-2020 17:55:46
 
METAR
KNIP 292136Z 28022G27KT 5SM RA BR SCT030 BKN055 BKN075 BKN250 28/23 A2979 RMK AO2 PK WND 27027/2132 RAB35 P0000 T02830228
KHEG 
7nm W 
292135Z AUTO 23010G17KT 5SM BR FEW027 SCT041 BKN049 25/23 A2981 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
292053Z 22015KT 10SM FEW055 32/21 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP079 T03170211 56018
KVQQ 
11nm W 
292050Z 23015G23KT 10SM BKN041 31/22 A2977
KJAX 
16nm N 
292056Z 21017G24KT 10SM SCT043 SCT070 SCT150 BKN250 30/22 A2975 RMK AO2 PK WND 25029/2035 SLP074 T03000217 56015
KNRB 
16nm NE 
292052Z 21016G21KT 10SM FEW030 SCT250 31/21 A2976 RMK AO2 PK WND 22027/2022 SLP075 T2 SET T03110211 56020
TAF
KNIP 2920/3015 23015G25KT 9999 VCSH SCT040 BKN250 520009 520907 QNH2975INS TEMPO 2920/2923 24020G30KT 4800 +SHRA VCTS BKN030 FM300300 27013G21KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 BKN250 520009 520907 QNH2980INS FM300400 28011KT 9999 FEW250 500000 QNH2985INS T32/2921Z T20/3010Z AMD 2015 FN20076
KCRG 
10nm NE 
291751Z 2918/3018 22015G25KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050 BKN250 TEMPO 2921/2924 25025G35KT 3SM +SHRA BR SCT020 BKN035 OVC090 FM300100 23013G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC080 FM300600 26010G15KT P6SM SCT015 BKN080 FM301000 29007KT P6SM FEW080
KVQQ 
11nm W 
291751Z 2918/3018 22013G21KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050 BKN250 TEMPO 2919/2923 25025G35KT 3SM +SHRA BR SCT020 BKN035 OVC090 FM300000 23012G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC080 FM300400 26009G15KT P6SM SCT015 BKN080 FM300800 29006KT P6SM FEW080
KJAX 
16nm N 
291751Z 2918/3018 22015G25KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 BKN050 BKN250 TEMPO 2920/2924 25025G35KT 3SM +SHRA BR SCT020 BKN035 OVC090 FM300100 23013G20KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 OVC080 FM300500 26010G15KT P6SM SCT015 BKN080 FM300900 29007KT P6SM FEW080
KNRB 
16nm NE 
2915/3015 21015G25KT 9999 SCT020 BKN080 OVC250 510005 QNH2983INS FM291800 21015G25KT 9999 VCTS SCT025CB BKN080 OVC250 520009 QNH2974INS TEMPO 2918/2923 23020G30KT 8000 -SHRA BKN025 OVC100 FM300200 24015G20KT 9999 BKN020 OVC100 500000 QNH2977INS T32/2919Z T21/3011Z COR 1500 FN20022
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