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KSEE Gillespie Field Airport
San Diego/El Cajon, California, USA

GOING TO SAN DIEGO/EL CAJON?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: SEE
Lat/Long: 32-49-34.4000N / 116-58-20.8000W
32-49.573333N / 116-58.346667W
32.8262222 / -116.9724444
(estimated)
Elevation: 387.5 ft. / 118.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (1990)
From city: 10 miles NE of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92020

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SEE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2100
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT VASI RWY 17, 35, & 09L; PAPI & REIL RWY 27R; MIRL RWY 09L/27R & RY 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.7
ATIS: 125.45
WX AWOS-3P: 125.45 (619-449-1228)
GILLESPIE GROUND: 121.7 [0700-2100]
GILLESPIE TOWER: 120.7 257.8 123.8 [0700-2100]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.35
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.35
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.1
CWARD SID: 119.6
PADRZ SID: 119.6
WX ASOS at MYF (8 nm W): PHONE 858-576-4337
WX ASOS at SAN (12 nm SW): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX ASOS at RNM (13 nm N): 132.025 (760-789-0736)
WX ASOS at SDM (15 nm S): PHONE 619-661-8297
WX ASOS at NRS (17 nm SW): PHONE 619-437-9890
  • GENERAL OUTLOOK ON ATIS WHEN ATCT CLOSED.
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724, PRESS 5.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PGYr347/13.0POGGI VORTAC109.8014E
MZBr063/13.0MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
TIJr343/17.2TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5014E
JLIr211/27.1JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E
OCNr123/33.5OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FOR FUEL SVC OR ASSISTANCE DRG BUS HRS, CTC (619) 449-0611, (619) 448-5991, OR (619) 981-5000. 100LL SELF SVC AVBL 24 HRS.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 9L/27R

Dimensions: 5342 x 100 ft. / 1628 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 120.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9L  RUNWAY 27R
Latitude: 32-49.767562N32-49.583215N
Longitude: 116-58.875063W116-57.854818W
Elevation: 359.1 ft.387.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 102 true269 magnetic, 282 true
Displaced threshold: no706 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (4.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 6 DEGS RIGHT OF CRS.
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 87 ft. tree, 580 ft. from runway, 275 ft. left of centerline, 4:1 slope to clear37 ft. road, 585 ft. from runway, 250 ft. both sides of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RWY 27R APCH RATIO 30:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 4145 x 100 ft. / 1263 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 58.0
Double wheel: 106.0
Double tandem: 195.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RWY 17 END LGTS NON-STD, SPREAD LESS THAN RWY PAVEMENT WIDTH.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 32-49.770795N32-49.087325N
Longitude: 116-58.349020W116-58.343593W
Elevation: 366.0 ft.384.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 166 magnetic, 179 true346 magnetic, 359 true
Displaced threshold: 450 ft.685 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (4.50 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. bldg, lighted, 201 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline
RWY 17 +8 FT FENCE AT 30 FT FM RWY END, 85 FT LEFT.
30 ft. pole, 510 ft. from runway, 40 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RWY 35 UNLIT 8 FT FENCE 1 FT SOUTH OF RWY END; +20 FT TREES AT 100-200 FT FM RWY END 130 FT LEFT.

Runway 9R/27L

Dimensions: 2738 x 60 ft. / 835 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Operational restrictions: CLSD SS-SR, NOT LGTD.
RUNWAY 9R  RUNWAY 27L
Latitude: 32-49.642865N32-49.548297N
Longitude: 116-58.574245W116-58.051327W
Elevation: 366.3 ft.379.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 102 true269 magnetic, 282 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: COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
DEPT PUBLIC WORKS-AIRPORTS, 1960 JOE CROSSON DR
EL CAJON, CA 92020-1236
Phone 619-956-4800
Manager: MARC BASKEL
GILLESPIE FIELD AIRPORT, 1960 JOE CROSSON DR
EL CAJON, CA 92020-1236
Phone 619-956-4800
ROB SMUDA, ARPT OPNS, 619-956-4810

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 562
Single engine airplanes: 484
Multi engine airplanes: 41
Jet airplanes: 16
Helicopters: 16
Gliders airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: avg 621/day *
62% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

W TRNT RAMP AND PTNS OF TWY DELTA BTN D2 AND W TSTN RAMP NOT VISIBLE FROM ATCT.
RWY 17 NSTD RWY END LIGHTS.
WHEN TWR CLSD, ACFT MUST SELF-ANNOUNCE ON CTAF PRIOR TO LDG OR DEP.
COYOTES AND BIRDS OCCASIONALLY ON AND IN VCNTY OF ARPT.
SIMULATED ENG FAILURES PROHIBITED OVER RESIDENTIAL AREAS.
PPR FOR ALL MIL ACFT, AND ALL MIL/CIV VFR LOW APCHS BLO 1000 FT AGL CTC ARPT OPS 619-956-4800.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS IN EFFECT. RWY 17 PREFERRED NOISE ABATEMENT DEP WHEN ATCT CLSD. TGL AND JET DEPS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED 2200-0700. NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADS. RWY 27L NOISE ABATEMENT PAT AND COPTER "PIONEER" PAT INFO AVBL AT SDCOUNTYAIRPORTS.COM OR CTC ARPT OPS 619-956-4800.
RWY 17-35 TPA 1188 (800) SR-SS, 1388 (1000) SS-SR.
RWY 27R CNTRLN IN CLOSE ALNMT WITH TRRN, USE OF LOC/DME HIGHLY RCMDD.
FORMATION FLT AVBL AS TFC PERMITS, LTD TO NO MORE THAN 3 ACFT PER FORMATION.
RWY 27R TPA 1588 (1200) RIGHT TFC SR-SS; TPA 1388 (1000) LEFT TFC SS-SR DUE TO 893 FT AGL MOUNTAIN 2.1 NM ENE OF ARPT. RWY 27L 1388 (1000) LEFT TFC SR-SS.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (366KB)
LOC-D   download (464KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV) **NEW**   download (276KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV) **NEW**   download (293KB)
 
MISSION BAY ONE (OBSTACLE) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (576KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (213KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (8 nm W)
KNKX - Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (9 nm W)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (12 nm SW)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (13 nm N)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (14 nm SW)
KSDM - Brown Field Municipal Airport (15 nm S)
KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (17 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo of KSEE (Gillespie Field Airport)
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Photo taken 07-Mar-2012
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1514:15
Sunrise06:4314:43
Sunset16:4200:42
Evening civil twilight17:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Dec-2017 23:44:10
Local (UTC-8)  13-Dec-2017 15:44:10
 
METAR
KSEE 132147Z 23005KT 10SM SKC 27/-17 A2995
KMYF 
8nm W 
132253Z 24005KT 10SM CLR 27/M17 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02721172
KNKX 
8nm W 
132255Z 27005KT 10SM FEW250 28/M13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP132 T02781128
KSAN 
12nm SW 
132251Z 31005KT 10SM FEW250 24/M08 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02441078
KRNM 
13nm N 
132253Z 26007KT 10SM CLR 25/M11 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP139 T02501111
KNZY 
14nm SW 
132252Z 30006KT 10SM FEW250 24/M08 A2993 RMK SLP133 T02441078
KSDM 
15nm S 
132253Z 31004KT 10SM CLR 25/M13 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02501128
KNRS 
17nm SW 
132256Z 00000KT 10SM FEW250 23/M07 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02281067 $
MMTJ 
18nm S 
132249Z 32008KT 9SM SKC25/M14 A2997 RMK FULYR SE MOVG SW
TAF
KNKX 
8nm W 
1221/1321 33008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3002INS BECMG 1303/1305 06008KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2998INS BECMG 1319/1321 31008KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2995INS T28/1222Z T11/1314Z COR2105
KSAN 
12nm SW 
132115Z 1321/1424 28006KT P6SM FEW250 FM140600 19005KT P6SM VCFG SCT008 FM141600 30007KT P6SM SKC
KNZY 
14nm SW 
1315/1415 VRB05KT 9999 FEW250 522409 523308 QNH2996INS FM131800 VRB06KT 9999 FEW250 520009 520905 QNH2992INS T23/1321Z T10/1412Z FS30022
MMTJ 
18nm S 
131649Z 1318/1424 10010KT P6SM SKC TX27/1321Z TN14/1412Z BECMG 1402/1403 0000KT FM141600 13001KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Golden State Aviation
No ramp fees
123.50
619-368-0065
[email]
Hangar space up to G650 available overnight, short and long term. Corporate office space in hangar: will build to suit. Jet A $2.79 (Two seventy-nine). Shell Aviation Certified Dealer. Serving Aviation since 1968. No Ramp Fee and Free outside Parking w/purchase. Free courtesy/crew car w/purchase of Jet A. Start Cart/Lav service no charge. 24 Hr callouts $50: Call Mike Roberts 24/7 at 619-368-0065.
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Crew car   Courtesy car   Courtesy transportation   Avis   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.29 $2.79 
SS $4.99 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Circle Air Group
Air Elite
123.00
619-448-5991
toll-free 1-877-253-8247
[web site]
[email]
Circle Air, at Gillespie Field (KSEE), is the only full service FBO on KSEE. We offer a private passenger terminal with world class concierge services & amenities, the largest FAA Class IV Part 145 repair shop in San Diego and comprehensive onsite avionics shop. We specialize in Citation, Gulfstream, Falcon and larger aircraft. We have 70,000 sq. ft. hangar rental space & 400,000 sq. ft. of ramp space. Only 20 minutes from La Jolla and Downtown. TRANSIENTS--We will beat any fuel price in the San Diego area. WE WILL BEAT CAA PRICING BY $.10/GAL FOR TRANSIENT CAA MEMBERS. 100LL SELF SERVE $3.95!
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NATA Safety 1st   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   FlyBuys™ Rewards Program   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Courtesy car   Avis   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   FAA-Approved Repair Station   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $4.50 $3.29 
SS $3.95 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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High Performance Aircraft 858-576-5000
toll-free 1-800-783-9114
[web site]
[email]
What sets us apart from the competition? First and foremost is our dedication to hospitality and excellent customer service. Our reputation for integrity and reliability keeps our customers coming back. All ramp fees waived with fuel purchase, call for hangar space availability. Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft parts and Aircraft sales.
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CAA Preferred FBO   Crew car   Avis   Go Rentals   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)   National Business Aviation Association  
 
independent
Jet A
FS $3.24 
GUARANTEED
 
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GS Jet 123.50
619-855-7018
[email]
Hangar space up to G650 available overnight, short and long term. Corporate office space: will build to suit. Courtesy and crew car available with prior arrangement. After hours callout fee $50. Cafe next door. Avis and Enterprise. Lektro tug. Call in advance for superior service. Mike Roberts, manager 24/7: 619-855-7018
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Shell
Jet A
FS $2.99 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Neal Aviation
619-663-1000
619-857-8770
[web site]
[email]
Avionics sales and service
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station   Avidyne   Garmin   NAT / dB Systems   S-TEC  
 
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Anglo-American Aviation 619-448-9149
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Coastal Fliers 619-441-2610
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Instrument Overhaul Service of San Diego 619-449-5565
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
Services / Description
 
Comments
  
SDMTS Bus # 877 [web site]
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