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KNQX Key West Naval Air Station (Boca Chica Field) Airport
Key West, Florida, USA

GOING TO KEY WEST?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: NQX
Lat/Long: 24-34-28.6935N 081-41-11.9236W
24-34.478225N 081-41.198727W
24.5746371,-81.6866454
(estimated)
Elevation: 5.7 ft. / 2 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (2020)
From city: 4 miles E of KEY WEST, FL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 33040

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: MIAMI FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MIA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 1200-0300Z
OT BY NOTAM; CTC BASE OPS DSN 483-2770, C305-293-2770, FAX DSN 483-2771, C305-293-2771. BASE OPS NOT STAFFED OUTSIDE FLD HR. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AP/1A.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: AVBL DURG OPS HRS.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 307.025
NAVY KEY WEST GROUND: 121.7 336.45 [1200-0300Z++, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
NAVY KEY WEST TOWER: 118.575 305.95 340.25 361.25 [1200-0300Z++, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.]
NAVY KEY WEST APPROACH: 124.025 313.7 [1200-0300Z++]
MIAMI ARTCC APPROACH: 126.575 289.85
NAVY KEY WEST DEPARTURE: 124.025 313.7 [1200-0300Z++]
MIAMI ARTCC DEPARTURE: 126.575 289.85
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.2 357.4
BASE OPS: 338.15
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV METRO: 343.5
WX ASOS at EYW (4 nm W): PHONE 305-292-4046
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY KEY WEST NAS OT MIAMI ARTCC ON FREQS 133.5/306.9 (KEY WEST RCAG) WHEN NAVY KEY WEST APCH CTL CLSD.
  • SFA.
  • AIRCRAFT OVERFLYING SIMPL, ACRUZ, CANOA AND MAXIM SHALL CONTACT MIAMI ARTCC 10 MINUTES PRIOR TO CROSSING THE MIAMI FIR ON 132.2 / 323.1.
  • FIELD CARRIER LANDING PACTICE.
  • SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EYWr095/6.2KEY WEST VORTAC113.5001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FISH HOOK078/5.733204WFIS ..-. .. ...
MARATHON260/33.326004WMTH -- - ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: J5
J5:AVBL 1100-0400Z++MON-SAT, SUN 1400-0000Z++.
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 10001 x 200 ft. / 3048 x 61 m
Surface: PEM, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 53 /R/A/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 24-34.349553N24-34.831390N
Longitude: 081-42.004597W081-40.277515W
Elevation: 3.9 ft.4.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 079 magnetic, 073 true259 magnetic, 253 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7002 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: PEM, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 40 /F/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 24-33.943045N24-34.928515N
Longitude: 081-41.753935W081-41.093172W
Elevation: 3.4 ft.5.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 038 magnetic, 032 true218 magnetic, 212 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 7001 x 150 ft. / 2134 x 46 m
Surface: PEM, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 47 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 24-34.738698N24-33.981970N
Longitude: 081-41.533990W081-40.578587W
Elevation: 3.4 ft.3.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 137 magnetic, 131 true317 magnetic, 311 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
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
KEY WEST, FL 33040
Phone 305-293-2770

Additional Remarks

E60-22 HOOK E28(B) (1202 FT)
E60-32 HOOK E28(B) (1501 FT)
E60-08 HOOK E28(B) (1500 FT)
E60-26 HOOK E28(B) (1501 FT)
E60-04 HOOK E28(B) (1500 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) (1135 FT)
A-GEAR: ALL E-28(B) SHORT FLD A-G IN RAISED POSN. EXC SHORT FLD A-G DUTY RWY DERIGGED.
JASU: (NC-10) (MSU-200)
FLUID: SP
OIL: -O-128-156
RSTD: UNLGTD RAMP PARL TO TWY L.
TFC PAT: REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF USN/USMC ACFT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: AVLB 1200-2000Z++ MON - SAT, WITH PRIOR COORDINATION. ACFT REQ INSPECTIONS MUST ANNOTATE ON PPR AND NOTIFY NAVY APP WHEN IN RDO CTC WITH UPDATED ETA AND REQUEST CSTMS COORDINATION, FAILURE MAY CAUSE UNDUE DELAYS WITH CSTMS LIMITED RESOURCES.
RSTD: PPR CTC AIR TERMINAL DSN 483-2769/2779, 305-293-2769/2779, FAX DSN 483-2355, C305-293-2355.
CAUTION: UNLGT RAMP PARL TO TWY I; R2916 TETHERED AEROSTAT RADAR SYSTEM OPS CONT TO 14000; KEY WEST NAS & KEY WEST INTL HAVE ADJ CLASS D; CIVIL TFC SW & NW SECTS KEY WEST NAS CLASS D; BIRD HAZ; UNMRK/UNLGT TWY OBSTN.
HAZARDOUS CARGO, TRANSIENT RAMP, AND FIGHTER RAMP LABELS.
HOT CARGO PAD UNLIT; DAY USE ONLY.
RSTD: PPR IS VALID FOR +/- 1 HR OF PROPOSED ETA. IF OUTSIDE OF ETA SLOT, CTC AIR TRML TO UPDATE PPR.
MISC: FIGHTER ACFT OPS DLY M-SA 0800-1700. TRAN ACFT PRAC APCH NOT TO INTERFERE BASIS; PPR FOR COPTER LDG TRUMBO PT - CTC BASE OPS 15 MIN PRIOR TO ETA.
SAR ONLY AVBL ON SAT-SUN WITH PRIOR CDN AND SKED ASP BY FRI PRIOR TO 1300Z++.
TRAN ALERT: EXP SVC DELAYS; NO PRIORITY BASIS; LTD MAINT 1200-2100Z++ MON-FRI; TRANS ACFT RQRG FUEL PRVD QLFYD PSNL; FLEET SVC, POTABLE WATER & BASE TRNSPN NA; CLSD FED HOL.
RSTD: CIV ACFT LDG PMT INFO - AMGR 305-293-2250; 305-293-2779.
CAUTION: RWY 04/22, 7 FT OBST 87 FT WEST OF CNTRLN. FLOLS. 758 FT FM APCH END RWY 04, DER RWY 22. ONLY C-130 (WINGSPAN 32 FT) TYPE ACFT OR SMLR MAY OPR FOR LDG AND TKOF. ALL ACFT MAY TAXI DOWN RWY 22 TIL THE DER A-G.
MISC: EV THU ALL APCHS PRIOR TO 1030L WILL BE IAW IFR PROCS.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (105KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (132KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (113KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (104KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (98KB)
VOR/DME RWY 26   download (126KB)
VOR/DME OR TACAN Z RWY 08   download (119KB)
HI-TACAN W RWY 08   download (139KB)
HI-TACAN X RWY 08   download (124KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 04   download (129KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 32   download (142KB)
TACAN RWY 04   download (122KB)
TACAN RWY 26   download (119KB)
TACAN RWY 32   download (131KB)
TACAN Y RWY 08   download (121KB)
COPTER TACAN W RWY 04   download (148KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (206KB)
 
BOCA FIVE (OBSTACLE)   download (111KB)
TIGAR THREE (OBSTACLE)   download (121KB)
VRGAS THREE (OBSTACLE)   download (100KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (427KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEYW - Key West International Airport (4 nm W)
KMTH - The Florida Keys Marathon International Airport (36 nm E)
X51 - Miami Homestead General Aviation Airport (83 nm NE)
KMKY - Marco Island Executive Airport (85 nm N)
KTNT - Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport (88 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3111:31
Sunrise06:5611:56
Sunset17:3722:37
Evening civil twilight18:0123:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Dec-2022 07:46:38
Local (UTC-5)  02-Dec-2022 02:46:38
 
METAR
KNQX 020653Z AUTO 05010G17KT CLR 28/22 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP206 T02830222 PNO $
KEYW 
4nm SW 
020653Z AUTO 06010G17KT 10SM CLR 24/23 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP208 T02440228
TAF
KNQX 0123/0223 04016G25KT 9999 VCSH SCT025 BKN060 QNH3014INS TEMPO 0203/0209 8000 -SHRA BKN020 AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 0203 TIL 0211 T27/0211Z T31/0219Z FN20073
KEYW 
4nm SW 
020529Z 0206/0306 05012G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 FM020900 07015G22KT P6SM SCT020
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