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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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: 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
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)
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr167/2.3POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr311/2.3TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
MZBr120/17.7MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
JLIr195/39.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
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: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 175.0
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: 
Single wheel: 14.0, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12000 LBS.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: W
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: 143
Single engine airplanes: 112
Multi engine airplanes: 18
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 216/day *
52% local general aviation
42% transient general aviation
4% military
2% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2018

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.
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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (194KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (288KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (310KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (184KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

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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San Bernardino International Airport Authority
 
Area around KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
Photo courtesy of helihigh.com & Mark Robinson
Photo taken 21-Aug-2012
looking west.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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of official airport diagram from the FAA

 
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0914:09
Sunrise06:3614:36
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-Dec-2019 06:01:03
Local (UTC-8)  05-Dec-2019 22:01:03
 
METAR
KSDM 060453Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 13/11 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01330111
MMTJ 
2nm S 
060442Z 00000KT 8SM SCT200 13/12 A3012 RMK 8/009 HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
060556Z 00000KT 10SM BKN250 14/12 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP194 T01390122 10178 20139 53007 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
060551Z 35003KT 10SM BKN250 15/13 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP199 T01500133 10178 20144 53009 $
KNZY 
14nm NW 
060452Z 32003KT 10SM BKNK250 14/12 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01440122 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
060535Z AUTO 10SM CLR 12/11 A3010 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
060553Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/10 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP193 T01280100 10172 20128 51009
KNKX 
19nm NW 
060455Z 07004KT 10SM BKN250 13/10 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01280100
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
051636Z 0518/0624 24010KT P6SM BKN020 BKN230 TX17/0521Z TN10/0612Z FM060100 00000KT 5SM HZ SCT020 FM061200 22010KT P6SM SCT020 BKN250 FM061500 27010KT 5SM HZ SCT230
KSAN 
14nm NW 
060303Z 0603/0706 VRB04KT P6SM FEW025 BKN250 FM062100 27007KT P6SM SCT050 OVC100
KNZY 
14nm NW 
0515/0615 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH MIFG FEW005 FEW050 SCT250 521809 522709 QNH3008INS TEMPO 0515/0518 8000 VCSH BR FEW005 SCT040 BECMG 0518/0520 30008KT 9999 FEW030 SCT250 521809 522709 QNH3005INS FM060300 VRB05KT 9999 FEW030 BKN250 500000 QNH3007INS FM060900 VRB06KT 9999 FEW005 BKN040 BKN250 QNH3010INS T18/0522Z T12/0612Z FS30139
KNKX 
19nm NW 
0603/0703 VRB05KT 9999 BKN250 QNH30008INS BECMG 0618/0620 27007KT 9999 FEW100 SCT250 QNH3007INS T11/0613Z T21/0622Z
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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 1-866-736-5382
[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 $4.79 $4.49 
SS $4.24 --- 
 Updated 20-Nov-2019
 
   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, ...

More info about First Flight
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.59 
SS $4.25 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   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
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 $5.35 $4.25 
SS $4.65 --- 
 Updated 22-Nov-2019
 
   13 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Duncan Aviation
818-298-7489
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service

More info about Duncan Aviation
50 miles  
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