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KNKX Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: NKX
Lat/Long: 32-52-06.7043N 117-08-35.4782W
32-52.111738N 117-08.591303W
32.8685290,-117.1431884
(estimated)
Elevation: 477.1 ft. / 145.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2015)
From city: 3 miles N of SAN DIEGO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92126

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: SAN DIEGO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: NKX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-THU 1530-0800Z, ALL FRI 1630-0200Z++, ALL SAT CLSD, ALL SUN 2200-0200Z++, ALL HOL CLSD
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTIVATE-ALSF-1, HIRL, CL AND PAPI RWY 06L-24R-298.925 OR 135.2
Beacon: white-white-green (lighted military airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 133.475 352.0
MIRAMAR GROUND: 128.625 307.325 [1530-0800Z MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
MIRAMAR TOWER: 135.2 298.925 340.2 [1530-0800Z MON-THU; 1630-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOLS.]
SOCAL APPROACH: 132.2
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 119.6 ;WEST 132.2 ;EAST
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.975 254.325
PMSV METRO: 342.4
PTD: 335.625
RADAR: 133.625 266.8X 270.35 307.9X 328.4X 348.75 350.275 373.575 379.125 380.3X
WX ASOS at MYF (3 nm S): 126.9 (858-576-4337)
WX ASOS at SAN (8 nm S): PHONE 619-296-8934
WX AWOS-3P at SEE (9 nm E): 125.45 (619-449-1228)
WX ASOS at RNM (15 nm NE): PHONE 760-789-7699
WX ASOS at CRQ (17 nm NW): PHONE 760-930-0864
WX ASOS at NRS (18 nm S): PHONE 619-437-9890
WX ASOS at SDM (20 nm SE): 132.35 (619-661-8297)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MZBr024/6.6MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
PGYr318/17.6POGGI VORTAC116.4514E
TIJr322/21.9TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
OCNr133/26.3OCEANSIDE VORTAC115.3015E
JLIr225/32.4JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6L/24R

Dimensions: 12000 x 200 ft. / 3658 x 61 m
Surface: concrete
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 72 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6L  RUNWAY 24R
Latitude: 32-51.873985N32-52.372448N
Longitude: 117-09.890945W117-07.621707W
Elevation: 425.7 ft.474.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: OLSALSF1: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category I)
SF, OLS
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GS

Runway 6R/24L

Dimensions: 8001 x 200 ft. / 2439 x 61 m
Surface: PEM
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6R  RUNWAY 24L
Latitude: 32-51.928375N32-52.260677N
Longitude: 117-09.100330W117-07.587280W
Elevation: 430.2 ft.477.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 063 magnetic, 075 true243 magnetic, 255 true
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: OLSOLS
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
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92145

Additional Remarks

E60-24R HOOK E28(B) (2300')
E60-06R HOOK E28(B) (1052')
E60-06L HOOK E28(B) (2490')
E60-24L HOOK E28(B) (2301')
CAUTION: WATER ON THE RUBBER BUILD-UP AREAS OF THE RWY MAY PRODUCE POOR TRACTION AND/OR BA AND STANDING WATER ON RWY MAY PRODUCE HYDROPLANING COND.
NS ABTMT: STRICTLY ENFORCED, MANDATORY PRO AND CRS RULES. ALL TRAN ACFT MUST REVIEW AND SIGN NOISE ABATEMENT FORM WITH FLT PLANNING.
CAUTION: HIGH MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE.
CAUTION: ALL ACFT ARR/DEP VFR VIA CORRIDOR RULES TO/FR COASTLINE ARE ADZD TO EXER EXTREME CTN TO AVOID HANG GLDR ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-283/5 DME.
CAUTION: EXTSV GEN AVIATION TFC ALL ALTS, ALL DRCT NEAR AFLD. HIGH VOLUME OF CIV VFR TFC ALONG THE COAST W OF AFLD.
MISC: ORDNANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PMTD TO RMN ON RON TSNT ACFT.
SERVICE-LGT: PAPI RRP NOT COINCIDENTAL WITH PAR RY 24L & RY 24R. PAPI UNITS FOR RY 06R/L ARE OPTIMIZED FOR HGT GROUP 2 TYPE ACFT.
A-GEAR: SHORT FLD A-GEAR RWY 24R NML DE-RIGGED.
FUEL: J5
FLUID: SP LHOX LOX.
OIL: O-148-156.
TRAN ALERT: NO AMC FLEET SVC AVBL. ALCE TEAM RQR FOR ALL AMC FLT. LTD TRAN SVC, NO TIE-DOWN, OIL/LABORATORY ANALYSIS OR TRAN MAINT SVC AVBL.
JASU: (A/M47A-4) (NC-10A1) (NC-10C)
TRAN ALERT: NO SHUTTLE SVC AVBL. ALL VIP ACFT CTC AIRFIELD OPS ON PTD 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
RSTD (1 OF 3): PPR FOR ALL TSNT ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE RQRD TO CTC VISITING ACFT LINE DSN 307-4284, C858-307-4284 (PPR RSTRD TO 30 MIN BFR/AFT APVD TIME; PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORDD TO ARR).
RSTD (2 OF 3): FOR STAGING (LCL TRNG FLT) OR HIGH VISIBILITY EVENTS (VIP M7 AND ABOVE, MEDEVAC W/BATTLE PATIENTS, OIF/OEF HOMECOMING, HR/ANGEL FLIGHTS ETC.) ARE REQUIRED TO NOTIFY AIROPS 1HR PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DUE TO 3DMAW CG AND STATION CO COORDINATION.
RSTD (3 OF 3): PLEASE CTC THE OPS DUTY OFFICER AT DSN 307-4277/4284, C858-307-4277/4284.
TFC PAT: REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF USN/USMC ACFT. OPR ON PARL RWY 700' APART. MULTI PRACTICE APCH RY 06L/R NOT AUTH. RADAR VECTORS TO FINAL APCH EXP STEEP DESCENT.
AIRFIELD OPRG HRS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; CHECK NOTAMS OR CTC AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY HRS. PILOTS FILING MCAS MIRAMAR AS AN ALTN OR EMERG DIVERT ARE ADVISED TO CALL AIRFIELD OPERATIONS TO VERIFY OPRG HRS.
CLOSED FIELD OPNS (CFO) ARE RSTRD AND RQR PPR.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.

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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R **CHANGED**   download (174KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L **CHANGED**   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R **CHANGED**   download (176KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 24R **CHANGED**   download (180KB)
TACAN RWY 24R **CHANGED**   download (186KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (173KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (223KB)
REDIN FOUR   download (101KB)
SWOLF NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (184KB)
TINNY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (171KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (252KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

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KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (9 nm E)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) (11 nm S)
KRNM - Ramona Airport (15 nm NE)
KCRQ - Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (17 nm NW)
KNRS - Imperial Beach Naval Outlying Field (Ream Field) (18 nm S)
KSDM - Brown Field Municipal Airport (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3112:31
Sunrise05:5712:57
Sunset19:3302:33
Evening civil twilight20:0003:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  06-May-2021 14:06:29
Local (UTC-7)  06-May-2021 07:06:29
 
METAR
KNKX 061355Z 00000KT 8SM OVC010 15/12 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01500122 $
KMYF 
3nm S 
061353Z 00000KT 8SM OVC009 15/12 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01500122
KSAN 
8nm S 
061351Z 00000KT 10SM OVC012 17/12 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T01670122
KSEE 
9nm E 
061347Z 00000KT 10SM OVC011 15/13 A3002
KNZY 
11nm S 
061259Z 20003KT 10SM OVC011 14/12 A3001 RMK AO2 T01440117
KRNM 
15nm NE 
061353Z AUTO 14003KT 1/2SM FG VV003 12/12 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP158 T01220117
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
061353Z AUTO 12004KT 6SM BR OVC007 15/13 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01500128
KNRS 
18nm S 
061356Z 28005KT 5SM BR OVC008 17/14 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T01720144 $
KSDM 
19nm SE 
061353Z AUTO 00000KT 1 3/4SM HZ OVC005 15/12 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01500117
TAF
KNKX 0609/0709 VRB05KT 9999 BKN010 QNH2996INS TEMPO 0610/0616 0800 FG VV002 BECMG 0616/0618 25009KT 9999 SCT010 QNH2997INS FM070230 VRB05KT 9999 SCT015 QNH3000INS BECMG 0704/0706 VRB05KT 9999 OVC011 QNH2998INS T14/0613Z T22/0620Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
061144Z 0612/0718 VRB04KT P6SM OVC008 FM061800 23009KT P6SM FEW015 FM070100 26005KT P6SM OVC015 FM071100 25004KT P6SM OVC010
KNZY 
11nm S 
0607/0707 VRB06KT 9999 OVC010 QNH2998INS TEMPO 0609/0615 4000 BR OVC008 BECMG 0617/0618 25009KT 9999 SCT015 SCT250 QNH3000INS TEMPO 0621/0703 BKN015 FM070300 VRB06KT 9999 OVC015 QNH3002INS T16/0613Z T19/0622Z FS30020
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
061120Z 0612/0712 19003KT P6SM OVC009 FM061600 VRB04KT P6SM BKN010 FM061900 25008KT P6SM SCT012 FM070100 VRB04KT P6SM BKN012 FM071000 25004KT P6SM OVC009
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