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KNIP Jacksonville Naval Air Station (Towers Field)
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: NIP
Lat/Long: 30-14-01.3417N / 081-40-33.8059W
30-14.022362N / 081-40.563432W
30.2337060 / -81.6760572
(estimated)
Elevation: 22.5 ft. / 7 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (2010)
From city: 4 miles S of JACKSONVILLE, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 32212

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: JACKSONVILLE CENTER
FSS: GAINESVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NIP (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
OPR 24/7, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.
Pattern altitude: TRAN JET ACFT EXP RGT TFC RWY 10.
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RWY 10/28 - 134.775.
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 125.15
ATIS: 290.425
NAVY JACKSONVILLE GROUND: 128.6 336.4 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
NAVY JACKSONVILLE TOWER: 125.15 340.2 307.325 [24 HRS. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENT ARPT INFO. CLOSURES PUBLISHED VIA NOTAM.]
JACKSONVILLE APPROACH: 127.775
JACKSONVILLE DEPARTURE: 127.775
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.775 353.675
ATCOM (SSB): 6723FM
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
NAVY JAX OPS: 134.775 310.2
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RDR: 127.7X 134.1X 266.8X 276.4 278.8X 299.6X 305.8 314.8X 315.4 325.2X 328.4 337.2X 348.0X 350.8X 354.8X 363.0X 379.225X
RY 27: 127.775
WX AWOS-3 at HEG (7 nm W): 119.275 (904-695-0334)
WX ASOS at CRG (10 nm NE): PHONE 904-646-4670
WX AWOS-3 at VQQ (10 nm W): 125.275 (904-778-6934)
WX ASOS at JAX (16 nm N): PHONE 904-741-4304
  • SFA.
  • SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRGr237/10.7CRAIG VORTAC114.5003W
VQQr087/(11.2)CECIL VOR117.9003W
SGJr319/24.5ST AUGUSTINE VOR/DME109.4006W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
REYNOLDS004/16.033807WRYD .-. -.-- -..

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 9003 x 200 ft. / 2744 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 61 /R/C/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: RY 10/28 CLSD 1000-1230Z++ FOR CENTERLINE MAINTENANCE.
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 30-13.895333N30-13.904000N
Longitude: 081-41.576167W081-39.865833W
Elevation: 22.5 ft.7.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 997 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:8002 TODA:8002 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
OPTICAL LANDING SYSTEM (OLS) & WAVE-OFF
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: yesyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 5979 x 200 ft. / 1822 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 48 /F/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 30-14.554000N30-13.860500N
Longitude: 081-40.730050W081-39.922333W
Elevation: 12.4 ft.7.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 141 magnetic, 135 true321 magnetic, 315 true
Displaced threshold: 2734 ft.no
Declared distances: LDA:3245TORA:3245 LDA:3245
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: OLS & WAVE-OFF
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Navy
Owner: US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC-CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373
Manager: COMMANDING OFFICER
NAVAL AIR STATION
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32212

Additional Remarks

E60-32 HOOK E28(B) (2984 FT)
E60-28 HOOK E28(B) (1992 FT)
E60-10 HOOK E28(B) (1190 FT)
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) 1229 FT)
JASU: 1(NCPP-105) 2(NC-8)
FUEL: J5
FLUID: LOCAL SQUADRONS CTC FUELS DIV FOR LOX SVC, DSN 942-3906, C904-542-3906, 1245-2015Z++ MON-FRI. LOX SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT.
TRANS ALERT: LTD TRAN MAINT AND SVC AVBL DUR NML WORKING HR, EXP 2 HR FUEL DELAY. ACFT STAIRS AND LAVATORY SVC AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC, QUALIFIED AIRCREW RQRD. CTC BASE OPS AFTER HRS FOR ACFT STAIRS OR LAVATORY SVC DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TOUCH AND GO NA. ALL ACFT, CTC BASEOPS 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LNDG. RY 10/28 CLSD 1000-1230Z++ TUE FOR CNTRLN LGT MAINT. RY 14 AVBL FOR ARR F/W CAT A AND R/W ACFT.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVIATION ACFT VICINITY CECIL FLD.
CAUTION: UNSHIELDED LGT AT BALLFIELD NIP 216/2.4 NM ON RY 10 APCH.
AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EACH MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FM 1230-1400Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, & OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FM 1230-1400Z++. 48 HR PPR NTC REQ EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO, AND LIFEFLTS, CTC BASEOPS DSN 942-5211, C904-542-2511. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
NS ABTMT: STOP LDG ONLY MON-SAT BTN 0300-1300Z++ & SUN BTN 0300-1700Z++ DUE TO QUIET HRS.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: ACFT RQR INSPECTION CTC BASE OPS DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511 AT LEAST 48 HRS PRIOR TO ARR TO COORD INSPECTION SETUP.
MISC: VIP ACFT CTC BASE OPS PRIOR LDG.
CAUTION: TO PRECLUDE TAIL HOOK SKIP DURING A-GEAR ENGAGEMENT, AVOID RY 10/28 CNTRLN LGTS LOCATED 24 INCHES SOUTH OF RWY CNTRL. MAXIMUM SAFE OFF-CNTR ARRESTMENT 40 FT.
RSTD: RY 14 NOT AVBL FOR LDG BTN SS AND SR. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED OF EVERY MONTH FOR AFLD MAINT FR 1230-1400Z++. AFLD CLSD 2ND WED IN JAN, APR, JUL AND OCT FOR FOD WALKDOWN FR 1230-1400Z++.
RSTD: PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT EXC AIREVAC, JOSAC, NALO AND LIFEFLTS, CTC BASE OPS 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR, DSN 942-2511, C904-542-2511. BOQ DSN 942-3138/3427/3139.
MISC: CTC NAVAL ATLANTIC MET FAC JACKSONVILLE FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 942-2541, C904-542-2541.
CAUTION: MAT AREAS BTN RY 10/28 & RY 14/32 NOT AUTHORIZED FOR ACFT USE.
CAUTION: EXTREME BIRD HAZ DUR SUMMER MONTHS. CTC TWR FOR CURRENT BASH COND.
CAUTION: SKYDIVING AND GLIDER OPERATIONS , SFC TO 10,000 FT, 7MILES, IN VICINITY OF HERLONG AIRPORT, BTN SR & SS.
MISC: AIRCREWS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR ON/OFF BASE TRANSPORTATION. AIRCREWS COORDINATE FOR CLASSIFIED MATERIAL STORGE WITH NAVCOMTELSTA AT DSN 942-3777/3308/3309.
CAUTION: EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE DUR IFR APCH RY 10 IN VMC DUE TO GENERAL AVATION ACFT INVOF CECIL FLD.
MISC: WX FCST SVC AVBL 0900-0100Z++ MON-FRI. ALL OTHER HOURS WX OBSERVER ONLY. CTC FWC-N AVN CP JAX AT DSN 942-2535 C904-542-2535. CTC NAVAL AVAITION FCST CNTR FOR WX ADVSY OR WX FCST DSN 564-2594, C757-444-2594 DURING OTHER HRS.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO **CHANGED**   download (111KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (216KB)
POGIE ONE **CHANGED**   download (187KB)
TAYLOR TWO **CHANGED**   download (171KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (134KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (118KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (133KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (135KB)
TACAN RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (103KB)
TACAN RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (103KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (238KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHEG - Herlong Recreational Airport (7 nm W)
KCRG - Jacksonville Executive Airport at Craig (10 nm NE)
KVQQ - Cecil Airport (10 nm W)
KJAX - Jacksonville International Airport (16 nm N)
KNRB - Mayport Naval Station (Adm David L. McDonald Field) (16 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3210:32
Sunrise06:5610:56
Sunset19:5523:55
Evening civil twilight20:2000:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2018 11:52:58
Local (UTC-4)  19-Apr-2018 07:52:58
 
METAR
KNIP 191142Z 25008KT 10SM BKN005 18/16 A3008 RMK AO2 T01780161
KHEG 
7nm W 
191135Z AUTO 24006KT 8SM OVC004 16/16 A3009 RMK AO2
KCRG 
10nm NE 
191053Z 22004KT 10SM FEW010 17/16 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01720161
KVQQ 
11nm W 
191050Z 00000KT 4SM BR OVC005 15/15 A3006
KJAX 
16nm N 
191056Z 25006KT 10SM FEW250 15/14 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP175 T01500144
KNRB 
16nm NE 
191052Z 24009KT 10SM FEW012 17/16 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP175 T01720156 PNO $
TAF
KNIP 1908/2007 24008KT 9999 FEW010 FEW250 WS020/24040KT QNH2998INS TEMPO 1909/1915 VRB04KT 8000 BR SCT005 BKN010 BKN250 FM191500 25013G21KT 9999 SCT030 SCT250 520009 QNH2996INS FM192300 28010KT 9999 BKN050 BKN250 510009 QNH2998INS T18/1912Z T31/1920Z AMD 0800 FN20061
KCRG 
10nm NE 
190945Z 1910/2006 26007KT P6SM SCT250 TEMPO 1910/1912 OVC008 FM191300 25012G20KT P6SM FEW040 SCT250 FM192300 30010G18KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250
KVQQ 
11nm W 
190932Z 1910/2006 24006KT P6SM SCT250 TEMPO 1910/1912 OVC008 FM191300 25012G20KT P6SM FEW040 SCT250 FM192300 30010KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250
KJAX 
16nm N 
190540Z 1906/2006 23009KT P6SM SCT250 FM191300 25012G20KT P6SM FEW040 SCT250 FM192300 30010G18KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1909/2007 28009KT 9999 FEW020 SCT250 QNH2997INS TEMPO 1910/1914 28010G20KT FEW005 OVC011 FM191800 24010G15KT 9999 SCT030 SCT250 QNH2995INS FM200000 VRB06KT 9999 BKN040 BKN250 QNH3000INS T16/1911Z T29/1818Z AMD 0950 FN20022
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