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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 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 FLT PLN: 134.775 310.2
PMSV METRO: 343.5
RADAR: 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
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, 1300-2030Z++ 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 AVBL 1100-0200Z++ DLY WITH 24 HR NTC, QUALIFIED AIRCREW RQRD.
RSTD: TRAN JET ACFT VFR TOUCH AND GO NA. ALL ACFT CTC FLT PLNG 310.2, 134.775 15 MIN PRIOR TO LNDG. 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 AFLD MGR DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176 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 AFLD MGR 48 HR PRIOR TO ARR FOR PPR NR, DSN 942-3176, C904-542-3176. 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 NCTAMSLANT AT DSN 942-3777.
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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALMA TWO   download (113KB)
HOTAR ONE (RNAV)   download (217KB)
POGIE ONE   download (187KB)
TAYLOR TWO   download (173KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (134KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (120KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 10   download (135KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 28   download (136KB)
TACAN RWY 10   download (103KB)
TACAN RWY 28   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 17-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3110:31
Sunrise06:5610:56
Sunset20:0600:06
Evening civil twilight20:3100:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 21:26:45
Local (UTC-4)  17-Aug-2018 17:26:45
 
METAR
KNIP 172053Z 26003KT 6SM TSRA FEW008 SCT025CB BKN070 BKN250 24/22 A3013 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2024 RAB31 SLP199 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV N T1 SET P0008 60008 T02390217 56014 $
KHEG 
7nm W 
172115Z AUTO 18003KT 7SM VCTS FEW035 FEW043 SCT050 24/24 A3015 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS
KCRG 
10nm NE 
172053Z 19007KT 10SM FEW042 29/26 A3012 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-NW SLP200 T02890261 56018
KVQQ 
11nm W 
172050Z VRB04KT 6SM -TSRA SCT038 BKN070 24/24 A3013
KJAX 
16nm N 
172056Z 19012KT 10SM TS FEW030CB FEW050 SCT100 SCT250 29/23 A3011 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-NW TSB14 SLP196 OCNL LTGIC VC SW-W TS VC SW-W MOV N TCU DSNT NW T02890233 56019
KNRB 
16nm NE 
172052Z 16014KT 10SM FEW010 FEW040 SCT250 31/25 A3013 RMK AO2 TSE03 SLP200 FRQ LTGICCG DSNT W T2 SET T03110250 56019 $
TAF
KNIP 1715/1815 20006KT 9999 FEW022 SCT100 BKN250 QNH3016INS FM171800 15009KT 9999 VCTS SCT040CB SCT100 BKN250 QNH3008INS TEMPO 1718/1800 VRB20G35KT 1600 +TSRA BKN030CB FM180100 20006KT 9999 FEW040 SCT100 BKN250 QNH3007INS T34/1720Z T26/1812Z FN20015
KCRG 
10nm NE 
172008Z 1720/1818 14009KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN060 TEMPO 1721/1723 VRB20G30KT 3SM TSRA SCT020 OVC040CB FM180100 17007KT P6SM SCT080 SCT250
KVQQ 
11nm W 
171951Z 1720/1818 14006KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN060 TEMPO 1720/1722 VRB15G25KT 1SM TSRA BKN025CB FM180100 VRB04KT P6SM SCT080 SCT250
KJAX 
16nm N 
171938Z 1720/1818 14008KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN060 TEMPO 1720/1722 VRB20G30KT 3SM TSRA SCT020 OVC040CB FM180100 VRB04KT P6SM SCT080 SCT250
KNRB 
16nm NE 
1715/1815 24005KT 9999 FEW030 SCT150 BKN250 QNH3016INS FM171800 15010G15KT 9999 VCTS SCT035CB BKN250 QNH3010INS TEMPO 1719/1723 VRB25G35KT 1600 +TSRA BKN010 OVC025CB FM180200 21006KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN250 QNH3013INS T32/1719Z T25/1811Z FN20022
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