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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

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
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
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): 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.
  • 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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (145KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (240KB)
POGIE TWO   download (204KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 10   download (106KB)
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 19-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3210:32
Sunrise06:5610:56
Sunset19:5523:55
Evening civil twilight20:2000:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2021 14:54:49
Local (UTC-4)  19-Apr-2021 10:54:49
 
METAR
KNIP 191353Z 34009G24KT 320V030 10SM FEW050 SCT090 SCT250 20/14 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02000139 $
KHEG 
7nm W 
191435Z AUTO 30010KT FEW090 20/12 A2996 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
191353Z 33007KT 10SM FEW100 21/15 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02060150
KVQQ 
11nm W 
191350Z 36011KT 10SM CLR 19/15 A2993
KJAX 
16nm N 
191356Z 35008KT 10SM FEW085 SCT120 SCT250 19/13 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP134 T01940128
KNRB 
16nm NE 
191352Z 31009KT 10SM SCT095 BKN250 21/15 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP134 T02060150 $
TAF
KNIP 1909/2007 30007KT 9999 SCT005 BKN015 OVC025 QNH2985INS TEMPO 1909/1914 30010KT 6000 -SHRA BR BKN005 OVC015 FM191500 32010KT 9999 FEW015 SCT065 BKN110 QNH2987INS FM192000 28008KT 9999 SCT100 BKN120 QNH2986INS FM200000 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS T19/1909Z T24/1921Z AMD 0935 FN20083
KCRG 
10nm NE 
191240Z 1913/2012 29008KT P6SM SCT015 OVC080 FM191400 30008KT P6SM SCT040 SCT080 BKN250 FM192100 VRB06KT P6SM FEW100 SCT250 FM200000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT100 SCT250 FM201000 VRB02KT P6SM SCT050 OVC100
KVQQ 
11nm W 
191120Z 1912/2012 29008KT P6SM SCT015 OVC080 TEMPO 1912/1913 -SHRA SCT007 OVC015 FM191400 30008KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM200000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT100 SCT250 FM201000 00000KT 6SM BR SCT050 OVC100
KJAX 
16nm N 
191239Z 1913/2012 29008KT P6SM SCT015 OVC080 FM191400 29008KT P6SM SCT050 SCT080 BKN250 FM200000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT100 SCT250 FM201000 00000KT P6SM SCT050 OVC100
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1907/2007 30008KT 4800 SHRA VCTS BKN005 OVC010CB QNH2985INS TEMPO 1907/1909 VRB10G20KT 3200 TSRA OVC005CB BECMG 1911/1913 28008KT 6000 -SHRA VCTS BKN050 OVC060CB QNH2988INS BECMG 1915/1917 31008KT 9999 VCSH SCT065 BKN110 QNH2990INS BECMG 1918/1920 VRB05KT 9999 NSW SCT100 BKN120 QNH2989INS BECMG 1923/2001 12008KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1907 TIL 1910 T18/1910Z T22/1921Z FN00236
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