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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

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
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
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: 
PCN 5 /F/D/Z/U
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: 
PCN 43 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 14.0, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12000 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 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV)   download (221KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L   download (316KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (335KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (37KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV)   download (212KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV)   download (243KB)
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
WARNING: Photo may not be current or correct
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)
Download PDF
of official airport diagram from the FAA

 
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4112:41
Sunset19:5302:53
Evening civil twilight20:2103:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Jun-2020 09:46:57
Local (UTC-7)  07-Jun-2020 02:46:57
 
METAR
KSDM 070853Z AUTO 26004KT 10SM BKN015 OVC021 17/13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP124 T01670128 58014
MMTJ 
2nm S 
070141Z 29013KT 8SM BKN030 17/12 A2998 RMK 8/500 HZY
KSAN 
14nm NW 
070851Z 03004KT 10SM OVC027 19/12 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP132 T01890117 57014
KNZY 
14nm NW 
070852Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC024 18/13 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP125 T01830133 57014
KSEE 
15nm N 
070935Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC030 15/12 A2990 RMK AO2
KMYF 
17nm NW 
070853Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC026 17/11 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP126 T01720111 58014
KNKX 
19nm NW 
070855Z 08003KT 10SM OVC027 16/13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP123 T01610128 58014
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
070425Z 0706/0812 30008KT 6SM HZ BKN020 TX21/0721Z TN16/0712Z TEMPO 0710/0714 OVC010 FM071600 24005KT 6SM HZ BKN015 FM071800 25010KT 6SM HZ SCT020 FM080400 24005KT 6SM HZ BKN020
KSAN 
14nm NW 
070520Z 0706/0812 VRB04KT P6SM OVC022 FM071600 20004KT P6SM SCT025 FM071800 29011KT P6SM FEW035 FM080200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT015
KNZY 
14nm NW 
0707/0807 VRB05KT 9999 FEW020 BKN030 QNH2987INS TEMPO 0708/0714 BKN020 BKN030 BECMG 0714/0715 24007KT 9999 FEW020 BKN035 QNH2991INS FM071900 28011KT 9999 FEW025 FEW035 QNH2987INS FM080500 VRB06KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2989INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 0707 TIL 0713 T17/0713Z T23/0722Z FS30020
KNKX 
19nm NW 
0621/0721 29011KT 9999 BKN020 OVC030 QNH2991INS BECMG 0705/0707 VRB06KT 9999 BKN012 QNH2989INS BECMG 0715/0717 28008KT 9999 SCT015 QNH2997INS T21/0621Z T15/0712Z
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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 $3.89 $3.99 
SS $3.35 --- 
 Updated 04-Jun-2020
 
   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 --- $2.99 
SS $3.39 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   2 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
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 $4.49 $3.23 
SS $3.79 --- 
 Updated 04-Jun-2020
 
   10 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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