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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: SDM
Lat/Long: 32-34-20.2000N 116-58-48.6000W
32-34.336667N 116-58.810000W
32.5722778,-116.9801667
(estimated)
Elevation: 526.1 ft. / 160.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 13 miles SE of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92154

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SDM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
Pattern altitude: TPA: RWY 8L-26R 1000'AGL; 8R-26L 600'AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 08L, PAPI RWY 08L & RWY 26R, HIRL RWY 08L/26R, AND MIRL RWY 08R/26L - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.25
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 132.35
WX ASOS: 132.35 (619-661-8297)
BROWN GROUND: 124.4 [0800-2000]
BROWN TOWER: 128.25 225.4 [0800-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.35
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 125.15
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.4
CHASR STAR: 124.35
CLASS B: 124.35 ;062-109 SAN 14,000 FT & BLW
CWARD DP: 119.6
PADRZ DP: 119.6
WX ASOS at NRS (7 nm W): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SAN (14 nm NW): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (15 nm N): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at MYF (17 nm NW): 126.9 (858-576-4337)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr312/2.4TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
MZBr120/17.7MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
JLIr195/39.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
100LL:FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL FBO'S AT (619) 671-9222; FEE FOR CALLOUT. MILITARY FUEL AVBL BY CALLING (619) 671-9222.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 8L/26R

Dimensions: 7972 x 150 ft. / 2430 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 43 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 107.0
Double wheel: 141.0
Double tandem: 213.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 8L  RUNWAY 26R
Latitude: 32-34.427732N32-34.299302N
Longitude: 116-59.605682W116-58.060468W
Elevation: 526.1 ft.507.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 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 (4.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 26R PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 3 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8R/26L

Dimensions: 3185 x 75 ft. / 971 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 5 /F/D/Z/U
Single wheel: 12.5, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12500 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8R  RUNWAY 26L
Latitude: 32-34.295277N32-34.243988N
Longitude: 116-59.060755W116-58.443450W
Elevation: 520.8 ft.506.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 096 true262 magnetic, 276 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SAN DIEGO
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0455
Manager: ANDY SCHWARTZ
1424 CONTINENTAL ST
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Phone 619-424-0456

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 159
Single engine airplanes: 127
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 275/day *
64% local general aviation
29% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

BE ALERT TO ARPT BDRY ONE MILE NORTH FM MEXICAN/USA INTL BORDER.
PARA JUMPING ON AIRPORT AND 3 MILES EAST.
BE ALERT TO HIGH TERRAIN 3,566 FT. MSL SIX MILES EAST OF AIRPORT.
BE ALERT WHEN DEPARTING ON RY 08L AT NIGHT DUE TO RISING TERRAIN TO THE EAST.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS APPROX 1 MILE WEST OF AIRPORT, 1/2 MILE NORTHWEST, AND 2 MILES NORTH.
TWY G WEST OF TWY B RESTRICTED TO AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 133 FT OR LESS.
AVOID DCT OVERFLIGHT OF PIO PICO ENERGY CENTER BLO 2000 FT AGL, 3 NM EAST OF AP.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
NO ENGINE OPNS ON RAMPS EXCEPT AS NECESSARY FOR ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES.

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
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (207KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (270KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (329KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (115KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (205KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (350KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (7 nm W)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) Airport (14 nm NW)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (14 nm NW)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (15 nm N)
KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (17 nm NW)
KNKX - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (20 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Photo by Mark Holtzman
Photo taken 05-Mar-2020
looking east.

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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0414:04
Sunrise06:3014:30
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Nov-2022 23:12:06
Local (UTC-8)  28-Nov-2022 15:12:06
 
METAR
KSDM 282253Z 26005KT 10SM BKN033 14/07 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP131 T01440072
MMTJ 
2nm S 
282244Z 21009KT 10SM BKN030 14/08 A2995 RMK 8/500
KNRS 
7nm W 
282253Z 24011KT 10SM FEW028 BKN037 16/08 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01560083 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
282251Z 19008KT 10SM FEW026 BKN037 16/09 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01560089
KNZY 
14nm NW 
282252Z 21006KT 10SM FEW025 BKN034 16/09 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP130 T01560094
KSEE 
15nm N 
282247Z 23008KT 10SM BKN037 15/07 A2992
KMYF 
17nm NW 
282253Z 22006KT 10SM BKN031 BKN036 14/08 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP129 T01440078
KNKX 
19nm NW 
282255Z 20006KT 10SM BKN033 15/06 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP126 T01500061
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
281652Z 2818/2924 24012KT 6SM HZ BKN020 TX20/2821Z TN11/2912Z FM290400 24008KT 6SM HZ OVC015 FM291000 24012KT 5SM HZ OVC015 TEMPO 2912/2916 3SM -DZ BR OVC010 FM291600 24012KT 6SM HZ OVC020 FM291800 24010KT 6SM HZ BKN020
KSAN 
14nm NW 
282048Z 2821/2924 21009KT P6SM SCT022 BKN035 FM290400 20007KT P6SM BKN035 FM291900 21007KT P6SM SCT035
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2815/2915 15006KT 9999 BKN025 BKN250 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2815/2818 8000 HZ BKN030 FM281800 21009KT 9999 BKN025 BKN035 BKN250 QNH2985INS TEMPO 2820/2901 SCT025 SCT035 FM290300 21006KT 9999 BKN025 OVC035 QNH2983INS T18/2821Z T12/2914Z FS30139
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2821/2921 24010KT 9999 BKN030 540005 520507 521809 522709 523606 QNH2987INS TEMPO 2821/2901 21010G20KT BECMG 2902/2903 18006KT 9999 OVC020 540005 520507 521809 522709 523606 QNH2985INS BECMG 2917/2921 20010KT T17/2823Z T09/2914Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 San Diego Jet Center
619-671-9222
toll-free 866-736-5382
[web site]
[email]
The only full service FBO at KSDM dedicated to providing excellent service at a competitive price.
 
U.S. Government Contract Fuel   U.S. Customs Service   AVTRIP   Hertz  
 
More info about San Diego Jet Center
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.49 $5.59 
SS $5.35 --- 
 Updated 17-Nov-2022
 
   1 read write
First Flight 619-661-6522
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, ...
 
Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $5.25 
SS $5.35 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   5 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KSDM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KSDM.
Located at KSBD
Luxivair SBD
UNICOM 122.975
909-382-6068
[web site]
[email]

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At KSBD (San Bernardino International Airport), 92 miles N

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Located at KSBD
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.60 $6.35 
SS $5.90 --- 
 Updated 07-Nov-2022
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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