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KVAD Moody Air Force Base
Valdosta, Georgia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: VAD
Lat/Long: 30-58-07.3200N / 083-11-34.6700W
30-58.122000N / 083-11.577833W
30.9687000 / -83.1929639
(estimated)
Elevation: 233.2 ft. / 71 m (estimated)
Variation: 03W (1990)
From city: 9 miles NE of VALDOSTA, GA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 31699

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 10/1943
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: MACON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VAD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-THU 1230-0600Z, ALL FRI 1230-0200Z
CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
Pattern altitude: OVERHEAD TRAFFIC PATTERN 2200' MSL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. AFLD LGTING INTERMITTENT 1 HR AFTER OFFICIAL SS UNTIL AFLD CLOSURE DUE TO NVG TRAINING ON AFLD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 128.45
ATIS: 273.5
MOODY GROUND: 138.95 275.8 [1230-0600Z MON-THU, 1230-0200Z FRI, CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.]
MOODY TOWER: 128.45 257.625 [1230-0600Z MON-THU, 1230-0200Z FRI, CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.]
VALDOSTA APPROACH: 125.475 ABV 8,000 FT 126.6 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT 132.375 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT 259.3 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT 269.4 ABV 8,000 FT 285.6 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT [MON-THU 1200-0700Z++, FRI 1200-0300Z++, SAT, SUN AND HOL 1400-2200Z++.]
VALDOSTA DEPARTURE: 306.3 306.3 [MON-THU 1200-0700Z++, FRI 1200-0300Z++, SAT, SUN AND HOL 1400-2200Z++.]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 296.7
AFSOC COMMAND POST: 228.225 ANGEL OPS (PRI) 381.05 ANGEL OPS (ALT)
BASIC RADAR: 125.475 127.925 233.7
CLNC DEL: 120.625
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 306.3
PMSV: 263.45
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 125.475X
RDR: 269.4 296.0 301.5 316.7 322.7 389.8 395.0
SFA PTD: 139.3 227.2
SOF: 143.825 305.6
WX ASOS at VLD (12 nm S): 126.225 (229-245-8746)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.575/269.025 (ALMA RCAG) WHEN VALDOSTA APCH CTL CLSD.
  • ARSR LCTD AND MAINTD FOR ENROUTE/APCH/DEP FROM 1230-0600Z++ MON-FRI AND 1230-0300Z++ SAT/SUN/FED HOLS BY MOODY AFB; OTHER HRS CTC JAX ARTCC 132.3 290.4.
  • PAR LCTD LAT 30-57-54.36N LONG 083-11-34.11W.
  • MOODY ARR

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OTKr024/12.1VALDOSTA VOR/DME114.8002W
IFMr152/(31.5)TIFT MYERS VOR112.5001W
AYSr241/37.3WAYCROSS VORTAC110.2000E
GEFr050/39.4GREENVILLE VORTAC109.0001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HOMERVILLE262/22.320906WHOE .... --- .
COFFEE COUNTY211/29.639003WOWC --- .-- -.-.
PATON094/32.624505WGTP --. - .--.
FITZGERALD178/39.036205WSUR ... ..- .-.

Airport Services

Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 18L/36R

Dimensions: 9300 x 150 ft. / 2835 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 18L  RUNWAY 36R
Latitude: 30-58.909833N30-57.375833N
Longitude: 083-11.448333W083-11.463333W
Elevation: 233.2 ft.206.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 184 magnetic, 181 true004 magnetic, 001 true
Markings: NSTDNSTD
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)ALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSLOC/GS

Runway 18R/36L

Dimensions: 8002 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: PEM/grooved
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 51 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 18R/36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIO FO RY 18R/36L E-5 CONFIGURATION.
RUNWAY 18R  RUNWAY 36L
Latitude: 30-58.757833N30-57.438000N
Longitude: 083-11.713333W083-11.725667W
Elevation: 230.8 ft.220.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 184 magnetic, 181 true004 magnetic, 001 true
Declared distances: TODA:8002 LDA:8002TODA:8002 LDA:8002
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: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsMALS: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
MOODY AFB
VALDOSTA, GA 31601
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MOODY AFB
VALDOSTA, GA 31601
AUTOVON 460-1110

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 220/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-18R HOOK E5 (90' OVRN)
E60-36R HOOK BAK-12B(B) 1500').
E60-36R HOOK (95' OVRN).
E60-18L HOOK E5 (95' OVRN).
E60-18L HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1100').
E60-36L HOOK E5 (88' OVRN)
BEARING STRENGTH RY-18L-36R: ST175 SBTT570 TDT840 TRT580.
BEARING STRENGTH RY 18R-36L: ST175 SBTT515 TDT840 TRT545.
FUEL: A++, 100
FLUID: SP LPOX LOX
JASU: (A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60)(M32A-60A)
OIL: O-133-148 SOAP
TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT SVC OPR 1230-0100Z MON-FRI; DT 1230-0000Z; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL. EXP 3 HR SVC/REFUEL DELAYS, LTD MAINT. NO FLEET.
LGT: ALL RY THLD LGT, MID 70' REMOVED. AFLD LGT INTMT 1 HR AFTER OFF SS TIL AFLD CLSD DUE NVD TRNG ON FLD. RY 18L-36R PAPI AND ILS GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
CAUTION: TRAN DEP WITH RAPID CLIMB USE EXTREME CAUTION, MAINTAIN AT OR BLO 1300 FT MSL UNTIL DEP END. OVERHEAD TFC PAT 1800 FT IN CONT USE. SIMULTANEOUS OPR IN USE TO RY 18 OR 36 WHEN R3008 IN USE.130 FT AGL UNLGTD ANT 3.5 NM DUE S OF RY 36R.
NS ABTMT: QUIET HR 0330-1130Z++.
MISC: COMSEC STOR WILL BE PROVIDED AT 347 WG COMD POST DSN 460-3501.
MISC: RWY 18L-36R HAVE NSTD RWY MRK, WITH ASSAULT STRIP SHOWN.
RADAR: NO-NOTAM MP: 1000-1200Z MON-FRI, 1100-1700Z SAT.
RSTD: PPR ISSUED UP TO 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR, MIN 24 HR PN. PPR GOOD FOR +/-1 HR OF PPR TIME. COORD OF PPR OUTSIDE OF BLOCK TIME BY FONE IS RQR OR PPR NR WILL BE CONSIDERED CNL.
RSTD: TRAN ACFT, EXC FLT CK, LIFEGUARD OR EMERG ARR, DUE TO HI VOLUME OF LCL AIR TFC ARE NOT AUTH TO CONDUCT PRACTICE APCH DUR DAYLT HR, MON-FRI. TRAN IFR ACFT ARR/DEP CAN EXP DELAYS WHEN R3008 ACT, CTC 23 WG SKED AT DSN 460-7831/7839, C229-257-7831/7839 FOR DECONFLICTION. PPR ALL TRAN ACFT.
RSTD: TRAN ACFT LTD TO 1 LCL FLT. FOR PPR CTC BASE OPS DSN 460-3305/3306/1749, C229-257-3305/3306/1749, FAX EXTN 4664. TRAN VIP ACFT CTC PTD 30 MIN PRIOR ETA.
RSTD: ASSAULT ZONE RSTD FOR 347 RQW C-130 ACFT ONLY. C5, C17 ACFT RSTD TO LO APCH OR FULL STOP LDG ONLY. LTD TRAN PRK.
TFC PAT: USAF, ANG AND AFRC FTR ACFT EXP REDUCED RWY SEPARATION, SIMILAR TYPE ACFT AND DAY - 3000', DISSIMILAR TYPE ACFT/NGT - 6000'. TRAN ACFT MUST NOTIFY TWR ON INITIAL CTC IF REDUCED RWY SEPARATION IS NOT DESIRED.
HELIPAD RSTD TO 347 RQW HH-60 ACFT ONLY.
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
BIRD HAZ: BIRDS PROMINENT YEAR ROUND. BIRD WATCH COND (BWC) CHG FREQUENTLY. AFLD OPNS OR SUPERVISOR OF FLYING (SOF) SETS BWC. AIRCREWS CAN MONITOR ATIS, CTC SOF OR AFLD OPNS FOR CURRENT BWC. NO COMMENTS ON ATIS WHEN BWC IS LOW. EXPECT DELAYS AND FULL STOP LANDINGS WHEN BWS SEVERE.
BIRD HAZ; HEAVY CONCENTRATIONS OF CATTLE EGRETS LIKELY JUL-AUG. PHASE II BIRD PERIOD FOR MIGRATORY PERIOD FM 1 OCT TO 28 FEB. PEAK BIRD ACTIVITY OCCURS WITHIN ONE HOUR OF SR & SS. HVY CONCENTRATION OF CATTLE EGRET BIRDS INVOF AFLD JUN-AUG, BIRD WATCH COND CHG FREQ.
A-GEAR: RY 18L-36R NML BAK-12B CONFIGURATION: APCH END DOWN, DEP END RAISED. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). E-5 DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAIN). E-5 DEP END RAISED. CTC TWR FOR OTHER CONFIGURATIONS, BAK-12A APCH END AVBL 30 MIN PN.
A-GEAR: RY 18R-36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FR ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIOR FOR RWY 18R-36L E-5 CONFIGURATION. JASU-(A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60(M32A-60A).
MISC: RY 18R/36L - FIRST 1000 FT CONRETE, MIDDLE 6000 FT HAS 75 FT CONCRETE WIDE CENTER WITH OUTER SIDES BEING A 37.5 FT WIDE ASPHALT SURFACE.
MISC: WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 9 OWS AT SHAW AFB DSN 965-0939 COMM 803-895-0939.
RSTD: VFR HELIPAD LTD TO 347 RQG HH60 ACFT ONLY. 180 DEGREE TURNS PROH F/W ACFT LARGER FTR ON TWY 'L'.
MISC: WX OPR 0300-0200Z MON-SAT; CLSD SUN AND HOL, DSN 460-3457, C229-257-3457. WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 26 OWS AT BARKSDALE, DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651.
MISC: AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS AND AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSERVER ONLY WHEN PROCEDURES DICTATE DURING INDICATED HRS OF OPR. WX OBSN NOT RSTD DURING AUTOMATED OBS; VIS RSTD DUE TO BLDGS 'SW' THRU 'NW' ON ALFD NEXT TO BLDG 622 DURING ASOS BACKUP; NO VIS MARKER BYD 9 MILES.
RSTD: TXWY 'K' RESTRICTED TO USE BY C-130/HH-60 AIRFRAMES ONLY.
TRAN ALERT WILL NOT SUPPORT LCL ROUND ROBIN OR OUT AND BACK FOR TRAN ACFT.
ILS/RADAR-ILS: HGT GRP 4 ( 18 SEP 2009, A300, B-1, B-747/767/777, DC/KC-10, C-5,E-4 &VC-25) WHEEL CROSSING HEIGHT (WCH) 17 FTALL RY 18 ILS PROCEDURES.
CAUTION: UNCTL ACFT OPS BY LCL ASSIGNED ACFT POSSIBLE DUR HR OF TWR CLOSURE, CHECK NOTAMS FOR ACT.
COMMUNICATIONS: PTD O/S UFN.
RSTD: KC-10S NOT AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT 180 DEGREE TURNS ON ANY RWY SFC.
LDG ZONE MRK APPLIED TO RWY 18L-36R AND 18R-36L. LDG ZONE LTD TO 23 WG C130 ACFT ONLY
MANDATORY SIGN FOR 18R/36L ON TWY E, F, G WEST, AND A EAST LCTD RIGHT HAND SIDE. RWY18L/36R MISSING INST HOLD SIGN AT TWY A INT. RWY HOLD SIGNS NOT COLLOCATED WITH THE VFR HOLD POSN MRK AT THE FLW RWY/TWY INT: RWY 18R/36L AND TWY B WEST. RWY 18R/36L AND TWY A WEST , RWY 18L/36R AND TWY B EAST, RWY 18R/36L AND TWY B EAST, RWY 18L/36R AND TWY A EAST, AND RWY 18R/36; AND TWY A EAST.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 18L   download (105KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC Z RWY 36R   download (105KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 18L   download (106KB)
ILS OR LOC Y RWY 36R   download (104KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18L   download (82KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36R   download (82KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 18L   download (88KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 18R   download (91KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 36L   download (90KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 36R   download (89KB)
TACAN Y RWY 18L   download (88KB)
TACAN Y RWY 18R   download (90KB)
TACAN Y RWY 36L   download (88KB)
TACAN Y RWY 36R   download (87KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (284KB)

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4J2 - Berrien County Airport (15 nm N)
15J - Cook County Airport (17 nm NW)
KHOE - Homerville Airport (22 nm E)
4J5 - Quitman Brooks County Airport (23 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
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(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4311:43
Sunrise07:0912:09
Sunset17:3022:30
Evening civil twilight17:5622:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Nov-2017 11:45:28
Local (UTC-5)  25-Nov-2017 06:45:28
 
METAR
KVAD 251056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/05 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP162 T00490046 $
KVLD 
13nm S 
251053Z AUTO 17003KT CLR 03/03 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP172 T00330028 $
TAF
KVLD 
13nm S 
250536Z 2506/2606 00000KT 4SM BR SCT250 FM251400 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
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