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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

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 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
WX AWOS-3: 119.275
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
WX AWOS-3 at HEG (7 nm W): 119.275 (904-695-0334)
WX ASOS at CRG (10 nm NE): 125.4 (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.
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Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRGr237/10.7CRAIG VORTAC114.5003W
SGJr319/24.5ST AUGUSTINE VOR/DME109.4006W

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: J5
J5:J5 FUELS DIV DSN 942-3906, C 904-542-3906
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
134.775, FOR ACFT OPR IAW NASJAXINST 3710.1.
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 CRYOGENIC PLANT FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3818, C904-542-3818, 1200-2030Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT, SVC AND SPACE. ACFT STAIRS AVBL 1230-0300Z++ 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. RWY 14 AVBL FOR ARR FW CAT A AND R/W ACFT.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RWY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVIATION ACFT VICINITY CECIL FLD.
CAUTION: UNSHIELDED LGT AT BALLFIELD NIP 216/2.4 NM ON RWY 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++.
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 DURG A-GEAR ENGAGEMENT, AVOID RWY 10/28 CNTRLN LGTS LCTD 24 INCHES SOUTH OF RWY CNTRLN. MAX 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 AND LIFEFLTS, CTC AFLD MGR 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR. PPR & CALP REQ WILL CALL 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 RWY 10/28 & RWY 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, 7 MILES, IN VICINITY OF HERLONG ARPT, 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 24 HR NTC.
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.
AMC TRML-HRS 1230-0300++ MON-FRI.

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 03 November 2022 at 0901Z to 01 December 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (129KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (226KB)
POGIE TWO   download (192KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (99KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (106KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (115KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (100KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 10 **NEW**   download (185KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 28 **NEW**   download (180KB)
TACAN Y RWY 10 **NEW**   download (131KB)
TACAN Y RWY 28 **NEW**   download (133KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available **CHANGED**   download (176KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (406KB)

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 27-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3711:37
Sunrise07:0312:03
Sunset17:2522:25
Evening civil twilight17:5122:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Nov-2022 07:47:04
Local (UTC-5)  27-Nov-2022 02:47:04
 
METAR
KNIP 270653Z 19004KT 1/4SM FG VV002 19/19 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP150 T01940194 $
KHEG 
7nm W 
270735Z AUTO 14005KT 1/4SM FG OVC002 20/20 A2998 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
270740Z AUTO 18005KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC002 20/19 A2996 RMK AO2 T02000189
KVQQ 
11nm W 
270735Z AUTO 00000KT 1/4SM FG OVC002 20/20 A2996 RMK AO2
KJAX 
16nm N 
270656Z 00000KT 1/4SM R08/1200V1400FT FG VV003 18/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01780178
KNRB 
16nm NE 
270721Z AUTO 00000KT 1/2SM FG VV002 18/18 A2997 RMK AO2 T01830178
TAF
KNIP 2623/2723 VRB06KT 9999 OVC021 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2623/2702 6000 DZ BR BKN005 OVC020 FM270200 VRB06KT 8000 BR BKN005 OVC020 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2702/2708 0800 FG BKN002 OVC015 BECMG 2708/2710 18010KT 8000 BR BKN010 OVC030 QNH2990INS TEMPO 2710/2712 0800 FG BKN002 OVC015 BECMG 2713/2715 21015G23KT 9999 VCSH BKN010 OVC050 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2715/2721 4800 SHRA BR BKN005 OVC020 T20/2700Z T26/2720Z FN00235
KCRG 
10nm NE 
270557Z 2706/2806 00000KT 2SM BR BKN004 TEMPO 2706/2710 1/2SM FG OVC003 FM271200 19007KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 OVC015 FM271600 22015G22KT P6SM SHRA SCT015 BKN040 TEMPO 2717/2719 VRB20G30KT P6SM TSRA BKN025CB FM272100 24011G18KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM280000 25008KT P6SM SCT250
KVQQ 
11nm W 
270535Z 2706/2806 00000KT 1SM BR BKN003 TEMPO 2706/2708 1/2SM FG OVC002 FM271300 19007KT P6SM VCSH BKN006 OVC015 FM271600 22015G22KT P6SM SHRA SCT015 BKN040 TEMPO 2717/2719 VRB20G30KT P6SM TSRA BKN025CB FM272100 24011G18KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM280000 26008KT P6SM SCT250
KJAX 
16nm N 
270535Z 2706/2806 00000KT 5SM BR BKN003 TEMPO 2706/2708 3SM BR SCT002 OVC003 FM271200 19007KT P6SM VCSH BKN007 OVC015 FM271600 22015G22KT P6SM SHRA SCT015 BKN040 TEMPO 2717/2719 VRB20G30KT P6SM TSRA BKN025CB FM272100 24011G18KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM280000 26008KT P6SM SCT250
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