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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 OCTOBER 2022

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: FRI 1630-0200Z++, ALL SAT CLSD, ALL SUN 2200-0200Z++, ALL HOL CLSD, ALL MON-THU 1530-0800Z
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
CLASS B: 132.2 ;029-061 SAN 14,000 FT & BLW 132.2 ;333-028 SAN 7,000 FT-11,000 F
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: ILS/DME

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.
TFC PAT: GEN AVN ACFT AUTH TO CONDUCT PAR APCH SUN. APCH SHALL BE IN VFR CONDS TO A LOW APCH ONLY. ACFT NOT AUTH TO LAND FOR SCV EXC IN CASE OF EMERG.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 6 October 2022 at 0901Z to 3 November 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS Y OR LOC/DME Y RWY 24R   download (164KB)
ILS Z OR LOC/DME Z RWY 24R   download (164KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L   download (169KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R   download (163KB)
HI-TACAN Z RWY 24R   download (380KB)
TACAN Y RWY 24R   download (182KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (173KB)
 
Departure Procedures
LAKEE THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (199KB)
REDIN FOUR   download (91KB)
SWOLF NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (165KB)
TINNY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (152KB)
VITKO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (227KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (236KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMYF - Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport (3 nm S)
KSAN - San Diego International Airport (8 nm S)
KSEE - Gillespie Field Airport (9 nm E)
KNZY - North Island Naval Air Station (Halsey Field) Airport (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-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2313:23
Sunrise06:4713:47
Sunset18:2601:26
Evening civil twilight18:5101:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Oct-2022 02:14:51
Local (UTC-7)  06-Oct-2022 19:14:51
 
METAR
KNKX 070155Z 15005KT 10SM OVC012 19/16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP165 OCNL LTGIC DSNT E CB DSNT E T01890161
KMYF 
3nm S 
070153Z VRB03KT 8SM OVC011 19/16 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND SE PRESRR SLP165 T01940161
KSAN 
8nm S 
070151Z 18004KT 10SM BKN013 BKN050 BKN140 20/16 A3003 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP169 OCNL LTGIC DSNT NE AND E CB DSNT NE AND E T02000161
KSEE 
9nm E 
070147Z 28005KT 10SM BKN060 22/17 A3002 RMK FREQ LTG DSNT SE
KNZY 
11nm S 
070152Z 14005KT 10SM BKN013 BKN065 19/16 A3001 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP163 T01940161
KRNM 
15nm NE 
070153Z 26006KT 10SM BKN080 20/17 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE-S RAE11 SLP154 P0000 T02000167 $
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
070153Z 22003KT 10SM OVC008 19/17 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP155 T01940172
KNRS 
18nm S 
070153Z 15004KT 10SM BKN010 BKN060 BKN120 19/16 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 CB DSNT NE-E T01940161
KSDM 
19nm SE 
070153Z 20003KT 10SM VCTS CLR 18/16 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE SLP162 T01830156
TAF
KNKX 0621/0721 28007KT 9999 BKN015 BKN100 BKN250 QNH2996INS TEMPO 0621/0700 SCT015 SCT100 BKN250 FM070030 VRB05KT 9999 BKN010 BKN100 QNH2998INS BECMG 0704/0706 VRB05KT 9000 BR BKN007 QNH3002INS TEMPO 0706/0708 2600 BR OVC003 FM070830 VRB05KT 6000 BBR BKN005 QNH3002INS TEMPO 0712/0715 2000 BR OVC002 BECMG 0715/0717 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN010 QNH3001INS FM072030 28008KT 9999 SCT010 BKN020 QNH3000INS T17/0714Z T25/0721Z
KSAN 
8nm S 
062024Z 0620/0724 20005KT 6SM BR OVC012 FM070900 24003KT 5SM BR OVC008 FM071300 00000KT 4SM BR OVC006 FM071630 25004KT P6SM OVC008 FM071800 26005KT P6SM BKN011 TEMPO 0721/0724 SCT012
KNZY 
11nm S 
0623/0723 18006KT 9000 HZ OVC012 QNH2994INS FM070200 VRB04KT 8000 BR OVC010 QNH2996INS TEMPO 0708/0714 4800 BR OVC005 BECMG 0716/0718 28006KT 9999 BKN012 QNH2998INS T17/0712Z T23/0720Z FS30160
KCRQ 
17nm NW 
070010Z 0700/0724 26006KT P6SM OVC009 FM070400 VRB04KT 6SM BR OVC008 FM071000 VRB04KT 4SM BR OVC006 FM071800 26007KT P6SM BKN011 TEMPO 0721/0724 SCT012
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