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KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport
San Diego, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 JULY 2021

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
CLASS B: 124.35 ;062-109 SAN 14,000 FT & BLW
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
TIJr312/2.4TIJUANA VOR/DME116.5012E
MZBr120/17.7MISSION BAY VORTAC117.8015E
JLIr195/39.5JULIAN VORTAC114.0015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
100LL: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 43 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 107.0
Double wheel: 141.0
Double tandem: 213.0
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 5 /F/D/Z/U
Single wheel: 12.5, OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12500 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 15 July 2021 at 0901Z to 12 August 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHASR TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (214KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L **CHANGED**   download (272KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A **CHANGED**   download (333KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (115KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CWARD TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (208KB)
PADRZ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (350KB)

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 by Mark Holtzman
Photo taken 05-Mar-2020
looking east.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSDM (Brown Field Municipal Airport)
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From to KSDM

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Aug-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3812:38
Sunrise06:0413:04
Sunset19:4402:44
Evening civil twilight20:1003:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Aug-2021 15:42:39
Local (UTC-7)  03-Aug-2021 08:42:39
 
METAR
KSDM 031453Z 32003KT 10SM CLR 22/14 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02170144 51008
MMTJ 
2nm S 
031442Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 21/15 A3002 RMK SLP167 52012 969 HZY
KNRS 
7nm W 
031456Z 31005KT 1/4SM FG BKN002 18/17 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01830172 51007 $
KSAN 
14nm NW 
031459Z 29006KT 7SM SCT004 20/17 A3000 RMK AO2 VIS W 2 SCT V BKN T02000172
KNZY 
14nm NW 
031517Z 32008KT 1SM BR OVC003 18/17 A2998 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 6 T01780167 $
KSEE 
15nm N 
031447Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 20/11 A3000
KMYF 
17nm NW 
031453Z 33005KT 10SM CLR 21/17 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP152 T02060167 51008
KNKX 
19nm NW 
031455Z 32005KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP150 T01940172 53005 $
TAF
MMTJ 
2nm S 
031040Z 0312/0418 00000KT P6SM SKC TX31/0320Z TN18/0312Z FM031800 30012KT P6SM SCT250 FM040600 30005KT P6SM 6SM HZ SCT012 TEMPO 0411/0415 4SM HZ BKN012 FM041700 31010KT P6SM SCT250
KSAN 
14nm NW 
031121Z 0312/0418 VRB04KT P6SM FEW007 TEMPO 0313/0315 3SM BR BKN004 FM031600 28006KT P6SM SKC FM031800 29011KT P6SM SKC FM040300 31005KT P6SM SKC FM041200 VRB03KT 4SM BR BKN005 FM041600 29005KT P6SM SKC
KNZY 
14nm NW 
0307/0407 33008KT 9999 SKC QNH2993INS FM031100 VRB06KT 9999 FEW006 SCT012 QNH2994INS TEMPO 0311/0315 3200 BR BKN005 FM031700 33012KT 9999 SCT008 QNH2986INS FM040200 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2988INS T19/0314Z T26/0321Z FS30171
KNKX 
19nm NW 
0309/0409 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS BECMG 0317/0319 29009KT 9999 SKC QNH2984INS BECMG 0402/0404 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2987INS T17/0313Z T30/0321Z
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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 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 $5.25 $3.99 
SS $4.85 --- 
 Updated 21-Jul-2021
 
   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 --- $3.39 
SS $4.59 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   4 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
UNICOM 122.975
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 $5.14 $4.09 
SS $4.44 --- 
 Updated 27-Jul-2021
 
   6 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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