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KMCF MacDill Air Force Base
Tampa, Florida, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: MCF
Lat/Long: 27-50-57.6400N 082-31-16.3900W
27-50.960667N 082-31.273167W
27.8493444,-82.5212194
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06W (2025)
From city: 4 miles S of TAMPA, FL
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 33608

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 05/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MIAMI CENTER
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MCF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVHD 1600 FT. DRG VFR COND TKOF & TGL MNTN 1100 FT TIL DER. HELI 600 FT.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: HIRL RWY 5/23 OPR WHEN TWR OPN.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

ATIS: 133.825 270.1
MAC DILL GROUND: 118.575 275.8
MAC DILL TOWER: 120.175 294.7
TAMPA APPROACH: 354.0 124.95 135.5
TAMPA DEPARTURE: 290.3 353.575 119.65 ;RWY 23 119.9 ;RWY 05
BLFRG STAR: 119.65
COMD POST: 132.775 134.1 ;6 AMW 311.0 ;6 AMW 323.8 ;6 AMW
DADES STAR: 135.5
MAATY STAR: 118.8
PMSV METRO: 225.05
PTD: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1X 318.1X 324.5X 337.4X 339.1X 359.3X 379.8X
RAYZZ STAR: 118.8
WX AWOS-3 at TPF (5 nm NE): 118.925 (813-251-6824)
WX ASOS at SPG (8 nm SW): 118.875 (727-821-4334)
WX ASOS at TPA (8 nm N): 126.45 (813-873-7228)
WX ASOS at PIE (9 nm W): 134.5 (727-531-3456)
WX AWOS-3 at VDF (14 nm NE): 121.125 (813-630-0924)
WX AWOS-3P at CLW (15 nm NW): 119.225 (727-449-2184)
  • SFA.
  • CALL LGT OPS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PIEr117/9.3ST PETERSBURG VORTAC116.4005W
SRQr010/26.6SARASOTA VOR/DME117.0005W
LALr252/28.1LAKELAND VORTAC116.0001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CAPOK137/13.136005WPI .--. ..
COSME184/14.236805WTP - .--.

Airport Services

Fuel available: A JET-A++
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 11421 x 151 ft. / 3481 x 46 m
MKD 150 FT WIDE WITH 50 FT WT BRG SHOULDERS EACH SIDE.
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /R/B/W/T
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Operational restrictions: BEARING STRENGTH: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 27-50.243833N27-51.677667N
Longitude: 082-31.961333W082-30.584833W
Elevation: 8.0 ft.13.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
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: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/GSLOC/GS

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 100 x 100 ft. / 30 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in excellent condition
Latitude: 27-50.693367N
Longitude: 082-30.790167W
Elevation: 9.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: U.S. Air Force
Owner: USAF
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
Manager: CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 257/day
100% military

Additional Remarks

E60-05 N AND S BAK-12B AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PN TO CNCT CABLE, UNABVL DRG WKEND AND FEDERAL HOL.
E60-23 N AND S BAK-12B AVBL MON-FRI 1300Z-2030Z++; 45 MIN PN TO CNCT CABLE, UNABVL DRG WKEND AND FEDERAL HOL.
JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
FUEL: AIR CARD RQRD FOR AVN FUEL OR U.S. CASH; CASH FUEL PPR - FUELS DSN 968-2074.
FLUID: LPOX LOX
TRAN ALERT: OPR 1100-0300Z++. LAVATORY SVC ONLY PPR. LTD TRAN PRK FOR TACTICAL ACFT; EXP SVC DELAY FOR TACTICAL ACFT. UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDINANCE. TRAN ALERT IS CONTRACT MAINT. TRAN ACFT MUST LAND BY 0230Z++ EXC VIP. ALL FTR TYPE/TRAINER ACFT MUST LAND BY 0200Z++. NO MULTIPLE IFR/VFR APCH FOR TRAN ACFT AFTER 0230Z++. TRAN ALERT CAN SUPPORT MINIMAL TRAN ACFT FOR LCL OR OUT AND BACK TRAN FLTS WITH PRIOR APVL.
SEE FLIP AP/1 FLT HAZ (FLORIDA-R2901) & SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AFTERBURNER PROC.
RSTD: AVOID OVFT OF ST. PETERSBURG LAND MASS BY AT LEAST 1.5 NM. PPR - BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-828-2350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD. PPR ISSUED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR. AFLD MGMT RQR FPL FOR ACFT PRIOR TO DEP.
CAUTION: ON INST APCH TO RWY 23 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF PETER O. KNIGHT ARPT DUE TO LGT ACFT TFC BLW APCH LEG 4 NM NE.
CAUTION: COMMERCIAL ACFT CROSS APCH TO MACDILL AFB ENROUTE TO TAMPA INTL ARPT AT AND ABV 2100 FT. ON INST APCH TO RWY 05 USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF ALBERT WHITTED ARPT DUE TO LGT TFC BLW APCH LEG 6 NM SW. MAINT RWY AND TWY CNTRLINE WHEN EXITING RWY.
CAUTION: UNCTL VFR TFC IN VCNTY OF KMCF BLW 1200 FT.
CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
AG: SEE GLOBAL HF SYSTEMS LISTING IN FIH.
RSTD: ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT. NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC ATIS, TWR, COMD POST, OR BASE OPS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
CAUTION: NSTD OVNR MRK MACDILL AFB ON RWY 05/23 ENDS. NSTD MRKS NORTH/SOUTH RAMPS, WING-TIP OBST LINES FOR TRNG.
CAUTION: BIRDBATH ONLY USED FOR P-3, C-130, E-3A, KC-135 & B-737 ACFT NO FTR OR COPTER UNLESS APVD BY AFM.
CAUTION: BIRD HAZ; EXP HVY BIRD ACT FM 1 NOV - 28 FEB DURG PHASE II BASH PERIOD; 24 HR BIRD WATCH ALERT IN EFCT.
CAUTION: ACFT MAKING 180 DEG TURNS ON RWY USE HAMMERHEADS LAST 1000 FT AT EACH END.
TSNT AIRCREWS MAY CTC 9 OWS FOR WX BRIEF - DSN 965-0939.
RSTD: CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-8282350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD.
MISC: WHEN NVD OPS IN EFCT CTC TWR 10 MIN PRIOR TO ARR OR DEP FOR AFLD LGT ADJ - INFO DSN 968-2120/4822.
AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HRS.
MISC: WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA AUTO SYS DSN 968-2627. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651. WHEN POSSIBLE 2 HR ADV NTC FOR ALL RQR BRIEFINGS.
RSTD: ALL DV & TSNT ACFT CTC MACDILL CMD POST 311.0 OR DSN 968-4361/4362 (C813-828-4361) 3 HR PRIOR TO ARR & 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR WITH DV CODES, CUSTOMS INFO & SPACE-A PAX INFO.
RSTD: ALL AIRCREW DEP CIV ARPT OR GUARD/RESERVE BASE CALL COMD POST 1 HR PRIOR TO TAKEOFF WITH PAX/CARGO/ETA INFO.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS VOIDS/SINKHOLES ON AFLD; REMAIN ON TWY CNTRLN.
RSTD: ALL ACFT MUST LAND BY PPR APPROVED TIME OR CALL WITH DEVIATIONS OR PPR IS INVALID; EXC FOR VIP.
MISC: MACDILL CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 4 WITH 7,800 GAL CAPABILITY. STEADY ARFF COND FOR MACDILL AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SVC (OLS) FOR CAT 1-4, AND REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC (RLS) FOR CAT 5-6.
MISC: CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
ALL SERIES B-747 & A-380 MUST ARRIVE WITH A TOW BAR.
RSTD: BRAVO RAMP PRK SPOT B4 CLSD FOR ALL ACFT.
RSTD: CARGO/HVY ACFT LNDG ON BAK-12 CABLES NA.
CAUTION: USE CTN DURG TAXIING OPS AT NIGHT ON SPOTS A1-A4 DUE TO REMOVED APN LGTG.
ALL ACFT REQ TO PARK ON ARMY APN MUST CTC ASF MACDILL C813-828-3180/3183 UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR/MNM NOTICE IS 24 HR PRIOR TO ARR.
RSTD: HELIPAD H1 (100 FT X 100 FT CON) USA RES AVN SUPPORT FAC MACDILL USE ONLY.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLFRG TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (300KB)
BRDGE EIGHT   download (248KB)
DADES NINE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (412KB)
DARBS THREE   download (186KB)
LZARD SIX   download (258KB)
MAATY THREE RNAV   2 pages: [1] [2] (292KB)
MAATY THREE RNAV, CONT.2   download (132KB)
RAYZZ TWO RNAV   2 pages: [1] [2] (445KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (207KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 23   download (152KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (91KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (85KB)
TACAN RWY 05   download (132KB)
TACAN RWY 23   download (85KB)
 
Departure Procedures
MACDILL ONE   download (97KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTPF - Peter O Knight Airport (5 nm NE)
KSPG - Albert Whitted Airport (8 nm SW)
KTPA - Tampa International Airport (8 nm N)
KPIE - St Pete-Clearwater International Airport (9 nm W)
KVDF - Tampa Executive Airport (14 nm NE)
KCLW - Clearwater Air Park (15 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3810:38
Sunrise07:0211:02
Sunset20:0600:06
Evening civil twilight20:3000:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Aug-2022 02:53:11
Local (UTC-4)  17-Aug-2022 22:53:11
 
METAR
KMCF 180155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM VCTS CLR 29/25 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02870249 FZRANO $
KTPA 
7nm N 
180153Z 27005KT 10SM FEW025 SCT090 SCT250 30/25 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP149 FRQ LTGIC DSNT NW CB DSNT NW T03000250
KSPG 
8nm SW 
180153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 29/26 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP143 T02940256
KPIE 
9nm NW 
180153Z 29004KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP149 T02780250
KVDF 
14nm NE 
180235Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/27 A2998 RMK AO2
KCLW 
15nm NW 
180235Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A2997 RMK AO2
TAF
KMCF 180149Z 1801/1907 28006KT 9999 FEW020 SCT035 QNH2992INS TEMPO 1801/1803 30015G25KT 8000 -TSRA SCT020CB BKN030 BECMG 1809/1810 25009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN025 QNH2990INS TEMPO 1816/1823 VRB15G25KT 6000 -TSRA SCT020CB SCT025 TX32/1820Z TN25/1809Z
KTPA 
7nm N 
180147Z 1802/1906 26008KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB SCT100 SCT250 FM180300 23004KT P6SM FEW025 FEW100 SCT250 FM181200 25005KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 FM181600 25007KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN200 FM182000 26009KT P6SM SCT030 FM190100 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250
KPIE 
9nm NW 
171732Z 1718/1818 26009KT P6SM SCT020 FM180900 26009KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 FM181500 28007KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB
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