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Location

Latitude: 
34-44-14.4120N (34.737337)
Longitude: 
120-35-03.5252W (-120.584313)
Elevation: 
368.1 feet MSL (112 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.5 E (as of June 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
7 N.M. NW of Lompoc, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/1600-0100Z++
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1368 feet (417 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HHR
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

CTAF:  124.950
Tower:  VANDENBERG
124.95
326.2
Hrs: 0800-1700 EXCPT SAT-SUN & HOLIDAYS
Clearance Del.:  121.75
275.8
Ground:  121.75
275.8
Approach:  SANTA BARBARA
124.15
L.A. CENTER ARTCC
Departure:  SANTA BARBARA
124.15
L.A. CENTER ARTCC
ATIS:  133.125
257.975
Hrs: 24
RANGE CON:  121.4
EMERG:  121.5
RANGE CON:  266.0
COMD POST:  311.0
COMD POST:  126.2
COMD POST:  321.0
PTD:  126.2
PMSV METRO:  342.4
EMERG:  243.0
PTD:  372.2
RANGE CON:  256.0

  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • TWR (E) 124.95 326.2 REMARKS: SVC NOT PROVIDED TO LOMPOC.
  • (ATIS PHONE NR) C805-605-2847.
  • OPERATED BY SERCO.
  • WX FLT HRS MON-FRI 1200-0400Z++ EXCL HOL. WX FLT DSN:276-8022 C:805-606-8022. PMSV SVC AVBL ONLY WHEN WX FLT FCST ON DUTY. WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA ASOS. BLDG OBST MAY IMPACT PREVAILING VIS 150-180.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Air Force owned: 
BASE OPERATIONS
VANDENGERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437
805-606-4129
USAF
VANDENBERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437

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Area Code: 805

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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Hawthorne(HHR)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
DP (Military) GAVIOTA TWO SW-3
DP (Military) VANDENBERG TWO SW-3
IAP (Military) HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 12 SW-3
IAP (Military) HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 30 SW-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN RWY 12 SW-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN RWY 30 SW-3
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 12 SW-3
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 30 SW-3
IAP (Military) TACAN RWY 12 SW-3
IAP (Military) TACAN RWY 30 SW-3
MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
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Maps, Charts, & Diagrams

Lompoc - Vandenberg AFB (VBG) Airport Terminal Map

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VBG Airport Diagram

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METAR / TAF Weather

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near VBG

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
7.2 Lompoc Airport
(LPC KLPC LPC)
126 114 100LL, Jet A
11.6 Santa Maria Pub/Capt G Allan Hancock Field Airport
(SMX KSMX SMX)
32 19 100LL, Jet A
21.9 Oceano County Airport
(L52)
355 342 100LL
26.3 Santa Ynez Airport
(SQA KIZA IZA)
107 95 100LL, Jet A
30.1 San Luis County Regional Airport
(SBP KSBP SBP)
354 341 100LL, Jet A
41.2 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
(SBA KSBA SBA)
116 104 100LL, Jet A
56.2 Paso Robles Municipal Airport
(PRB KPRB PRB)
357 344 100LL, Jet A
61.4 Taft-Kern County Airport
(L17)
66 54 100ll
75.3 Oxnard Airport
(OXR KOXR OXR)
114 102 100LL, Jet A
78.8 Santa Paula Airport
(SZP KSZP SZP)
106 94 100LL
80.1 Camarillo Airport
(KCMA CMA)
112 100 100LL, Jet A
80.3 Wasco-Kern County Airport
(L19)
48 36 100LL
82.5 Shafter-Minter Field Airport
(MIT KMIT MIT)
55 43 100LL, Jet A
85.6 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
(L45)
65 53 100LL
85.8 Meadows Field Airport
(BFL KBFL BFL)
60 48 100, 100LL, Jet A
86.6 New Coalinga Municipal Airport
(CLG C80)
9 356 100LL
89.6 Delano Municipal Airport
(KDLO DLO)
47 35 100LL
92.2 Harris Ranch Airport
(3O8)
10 357 100LL
93.2 Mesa Del Rey Airport
(KIC KKIC KIC)
343 330 100LL, Jet A
95.1 Corcoran Airport
(CRO KCRO 43CN)
30 17 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
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Ratings & Reviews

Vandenberg AFB Airport Ratings

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Runways

VBG Airport Runway Summary

Longest Runway: 12/30 is 15000 ft (4572 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 12, 30

VBG Airport Runway Details



Runway 12/30  15000 ft x 200 ft (4572 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Concrete -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
238 369
Latitude: 
34.7523 34.7224
Longitude: 
-120.601 -120.567
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
137 317
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
0 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
238 369
Displaced Threshold: 
0 0
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
0 0
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
0 0
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
0 0
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
0 0

Remarks

A110-10 RSTD - ACTIVATION OF AN/APS 145 RADAR OR SIMILAR RADAR SYSTEMS IS PROH WHILE IN R2516, R2517, R2534A AND R2534B. CTC TWR ON GND PRIOR TO ENG START, ENG START OR AFLD OPR NOT AUTH TIL CTC WITH TWR IS MADE. NO INT DEP BTN OFFL SS-SR.
A110-11 CAUTION - UNCTL CIV ARPT TFC 7 NM SE. WHEN ARPT IS VMC ACFT WILL NOT EXCEED 1900' TIL CROS DEP END OF RWY TO AVOID OVERHEAD TFC PAT. HVY AND LARGE ACFT ARE REQ TO USE MIN TAXI PWR AND SHUT DOWN OR IDLE OUTBOARD ENG TO AVOID BLOWING FOREIGN OBJECT ONTO PAVEMENT.
A110-12 CAUTION - PRK RAMP IS NOT MRK FOR C-17 ACFT. USE FLW-ME VEH AND WG WALKER.
A110-13 TFC PAT - OVERHEAD 2400', RECTANGULAR 1900'. CSTMS/AG/IMG - CONUS OUTBD-THE UNIT OF ACFT/AIRCREW ASGN IS RESPONSIBLE.
A110-16 REMARKS - FOR BASH INFO, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
A110-17 FUEL - A++, FUEL SVC BY TRUCK ONLY. EXP SVC DELAYS.
A110-2 RWY-LGTS: RWY 12 - SF.
A110-21 RSTD: PPR RQR FOR ALL TRAN FULL STOP ACFT. PPR AT LEAST 24 HR IN ADVANCE, BUT NO EARLIER THAN 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE. SEND EMAIL TO 30OSS_OSAA-AIRFIE@US.AF.MIL FOR PPR REQ FORM. AM OPS DSN 276-6941 OR C805-606-6941/6942.
A110-23 TRAN ALERT: LTD FLEET SVC AVBL, CTC AM OPS.
A110-24 MISC: ALL ACFT REQ FULL STOP AT VBG OR SUPPORTING VBG VIP MOVEMENT, CTC PTD (OT COMD POST) 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. ALTN AFLD RQR. AM OPS DSN 276-6941/42, C805-606-6941/42 FAX EXTN 6664. RWY 12-30 GROOVED.
A110-25 MISC: ACFT OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL AFLD OPERATING HRS MUST BE APV AT LEAST 48 HRS IN ADV THRU AFLD MGMT OPS AT DSN 276-6941 GRD SUPPORT SVC UNAVBL FOR ARR/DEP OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL, APV, OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HR. EARLY/LATE ACFT ARR/DEP BEFORE/AFTER PUBL OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HRS SHALL EXP HOLDING WITH APCH CTL OR ARTCC TIL AFLD IS OPEN OR RON IF DEP. ACFT SHALL CTC COMD POST AT DSN 276-9961 PRIOR TO DEP WITH UPDATED ARR TIME. ANY CHG TO ARR/DEP TIME MUST BE COORD THRU COMD POST, AND RE-APVL IS RQR IF NEW ETA/ETD IS OUTSIDE OF APP AFLD HRS OF OPERATION. ENSURE PILOTS CK NOTAMS PRIOR TO DEP AS NOTAM WILL REFLECT AFLD HRS BASED ON APPROVED AFTER HRS REQ. CTC COMD POST 30 MIN OUT OR EARLIER.
A110-26 TRAN ALERT: POTABLE WATER SVC UNAVBL.
A110-28 TACAN CK PT SIGN LCTD AT INT OF TWY A AND TWY D IS INVALID AND UNUSE.
A110-29 SERVICE-LGT: RWY 12 ILS AND PAPI GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
A110-3 RWY-LGTS: RWY 30 - SF.
A110-30 TOW CPBLTY AVBL FOR C-130 AND SMLR ACFT.
A110-31 LTD TOW CPBLTY FOR KC-135; CTC AIRFIELD MGMT FOR SPECIFICS.
A110-32 ALL OTHER ACFT TOW CPBLTY UNAVBL.
A110-33 CAUTION: OBST LGT ON RWY 12 LOC OTS.
A110-34 CAUTION: MKGS ON PRKG APRON FADED AND NON-RETROREFLECTIVE.
A110-4 BEARING STRENGTH RWY 12/30: S81 T110 ST175 SBTT590 TT333 TDT800 DDT857 TRT510.
A110-5 JASU - 4(A/M32A-86) 2(AM32-95).
A110-7 FLUID - SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX LHNIT.
A110-8 OIL - O-148-156.
A16 DSN 276-4129
A17 CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
A49-30 RY 30 APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM ARE NON-STANDARD ALSF2 CONFIGURATION. THRESHOLD LIGHTS ARE 17 FEET FROM THE USABLE PAVEMENT SURFACE.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT ALS RWY 30; SFL RWY 30; PAPI RWY 12 & 30; HIRL 12/30 - CTAF. RWY 12 ALS UNAVBL; USE NO APCH LIGHT MINS.
A86 FSS-HAWTHORNE HHR-NOTAM KVBG
E111 AUTHORIZED FOR MILITARY USE ONLY. SAC/SPACE AND MISSILE TEST CENTER, AFSC.
E147 TFC PAT: LGT ACFT 1,400 FT MSL, HELICOPTER 900 FT MSL.

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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