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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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: customs landing rights airport

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 238/day *
56% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
5% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2019

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (214KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (272KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (334KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (115KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (208KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (238KB)
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) (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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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1513:15
Sunrise06:3913:39
Sunset18:4001:40
Evening civil twilight19:0502:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2021 07:27:02
Local (UTC-7)  25-Sep-2021 00:27:02
 
METAR
KSDM 250707Z AUTO 00000KT 6SM BR FEW007 BKN110 18/16 A2998 RMK AO2 T01780161
MMTJ 
2nm S 
250641Z 31006KT 5SM BKN015CB BKN090 18/17 A3001 RMK 8/360 HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
250656Z AUTO 31003KT 10SM CLR A2998 RMK AO2 SLP153 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
250651Z 26003KT 10SM FEW013 SCT120 20/17 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02000167
KNZY 
14nm NW 
250652Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM CLR 19/16 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 T01940161 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
250715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC011 19/16 A2997 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
250711Z AUTO 29003KT 9SM BKN009 19/16 A2998 RMK AO2 T01890161
KNKX 
19nm NW 
250655Z 00000KT 9SM CLR 17/16 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01670156
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
250459Z 2506/2612 30005KT P6SM OVC015 TX25/2520Z TN17/2512Z FM250900 30005KT 5SM HZ OVC012 FM251500 30010KT P6SM SCT020 BKN100 FM260200 30005KT 6SM HZ SCT012 FM260900 00000KT 5SM HZ BKN012
KSAN 
14nm NW 
250520Z 2506/2612 VRB03KT P6SM SCT013 BKN200 FM250800 VRB03KT P6SM BKN012 FM251700 VRB04KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200 FM252000 28009KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200 FM260200 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH BKN015 BKN120
KNZY 
14nm NW 
2423/2523 29011KT 9999 VCTS FEW060 BKN100 BKN180 QNH2991INS TEMPO 2423/2503 VRB15G25KT 4000 -TSRA SCT060CB OVC100 FM250300 26006KT 9999 VCTS SCT012 BKN100 BKN200 QNH2989INS FM250600 VRB06KT 9999 BKN010 BKN120 QNH2990INS TEMPO 2506/2512 4800 BR BKN008 FM251700 26008KT 9999 FEW010 FEW060 SCT100 QNH2996INS FM252100 29011KT 9999 FEW060 SCT060 BKN100 QNH2993INS T19/2512Z T23/2521Z FS30139
KNKX 
19nm NW 
2505/2603 VRB05KT 9999 SCT120 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2505/2509 BKN008 OVC120 FM250930 VRB05KT 9999 SCT120 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2510/2516 8000 BR BKN008 OVC120 BECMG 2518/2520 28008KT 9999 SCT010 QNH2991INS FM260130 VRB05KT 9999 BKN010 QNH2992INS T15/2514Z T24/2520Z AMD 0500
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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 $5.25 $3.99 
SS $4.85 --- 
 Updated 17-Sep-2021
 
   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  
 
More info about First Flight
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.39 
SS $4.59 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 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

Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
More info and photos of Luxivair SBD (KSBD)
Located at KSBD
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.24 $4.24 
SS $4.54 --- 
 Updated 20-Sep-2021
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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