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Location

Latitude: 
32-52-06.7043N (32.868529)
Longitude: 
117-08-35.4782W (-117.143188)
Elevation: 
477.1 feet MSL (145 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.4 E (as of August 2019 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. N of San Diego, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1944
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/FRI/1630-0200Z++
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
Split-White-Green (Lighted Military Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1477 feet (450 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
NKX
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

Tower:  MIRAMAR
135.2
298.925

340.2
Hrs: 1530-0800Z++ MON-THU; 1530-0200Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT; 2200-0200Z++SUN. FLD CLSD NATL HOL AND NATL HOL WKENDS.
Clearance Del.:  125.975
254.325
Ground:  128.625
307.325
Approach:  SOCAL
132.2
Departure:  SOCAL
132.2
ATIS:  352.0
Hrs: 24
RADAR:  307.9X
RADAR:  379.125
RADAR:  328.4X
RADAR:  380.3X
RADAR:  133.625
PTD:  335.625
PMSV METRO:  342.4
RADAR:  266.8X
RADAR:  348.75
RADAR:  270.35
RADAR:  350.275
RADAR:  373.575

  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Navy owned: 
COMMANDING OFFICER
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92145
US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC - CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373

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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 08/15/19 to 0901Z 09/12/19.

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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
DP (Military) LAKEE THREE SW-3
DP (Military) LAKEE THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP (Military) REDIN THREE SW-3
DP (Military) SWOLF EIGHT SW-3
DP (Military) SWOLF EIGHT[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP (Military) TINNY THREE SW-3
DP (Military) TINNY THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP (Military) VITKO THREE SW-3
DP (Military) VITKO THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN RWY 24R SW-3
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 24R SW-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 24L SW-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 24R SW-3
IAP (Military) TACAN RWY 24R SW-3
MIN (Military) RADAR MINIMUMS SW-3
MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
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Maps

San Diego - Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) (NKX) Airport Terminal Map

Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

NKX Airport Sectional

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NKX Airport Diagram

Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport (NKX) Diagram
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METAR / TAF

METAR

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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near NKX

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
3.2 Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport
(MYF KMYF MYF)
176 165 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
8.4 San Diego International Airport
(SAN KSAN SAN)
196 185 100LL, Jet A
9.0 Gillespie Field Airport
(SEE KSEE SEE)
106 95 100LL, Jet A
15.4 Ramona Airport
(KRNM RNM)
48 37 100LL, Jet A
17.0 Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
(CLD KCRQ CRQ)
336 325 100LL, Jet A
19.6 Brown Field Municipal Airport
(SDM KSDM SDM)
155 144 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
23.4 Bob Maxwell Memorial Airfield Airport
(OCN KOKB OKB)
333 321 100LL, Jet A
29.6 Fallbrook Community Airpark Airport
(L18)
349 337 100LL
42.3 French Valley Airport
(RBK F70)
0 348 100LL, Jet A
47.5 Borrego Valley Airport
(BXS L08)
60 49 100LL
52.3 Hemet-Ryan Airport
(HMT KHMT HMT)
6 354 100LL, Jet A
60.6 John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport
(SNA KSNA SNA)
323 311 100LL, Jet A
64.9 Banning Municipal Airport
(BNG KBNG BNG)
12 0 100LL
65.9 Corona Municipal Airport
(KAJO AJO)
339 327 100LL
65.9 Palm Springs International Airport
(PSP KPSP PSP)
28 17 100LL, Jet A
66.7 Riverside Municipal Airport
(RAL KRAL RAL)
346 334 100LL, Jet A
67.1 Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport
(TRM KTRM TRM)
47 36 100LL, Jet A
68.4 Bermuda Dunes Airport
(UDD KUDD UDD)
39 28 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
68.5 Flabob Airport
(RIR KRIR RIR)
348 336 100LL
70.8 Chino Airport
(CNO KCNO CNO)
339 327 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
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Ratings & Reviews

Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport Ratings

Category Aspect Rating
Overall Rating for Miramar MCAS (Joe Foss Field) Airport
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

On-time Performance
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Business Centers
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Airport Website (information & tools)
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Wireless Internet Access
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

Public Telephones
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Restrooms
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Architecture
  • 4.4/5 (7 votes cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Seating Areas
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

Overall Cleanliness
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Children Play Areas
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Geographic Location
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Baggage Claim Locations
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Baggage Handling
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 4.1/5 (8 votes cast)

Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Parking Pricing
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Public Transport
  • 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)

Car Rental
  • 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 4.5/5 (6 votes cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 4.5/5 (6 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
  • 4.5/5 (6 votes cast)

Remarks

A110-25 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.
A110-26 NS ABTMT: STRICTLY ENFORCED, MANDATORY PRO AND CRS RULES. ALL TRAN ACFT MUST REVIEW AND SIGN NOISE ABATEMENT FORM WITH FLT PLANNING.
A110-27 CAUTION: HIGH MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE.
A110-28 CAUTION: ALL ACFT ARR/DEP VFR VIA CORRIDOR RULES TO/FR COASTLINE ARE ADVS TO EXER EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID HANG GLIDER ACT NEAR TORRY PINES GOLF CRS, NKX R-280/5 DME.
A110-31 CAUTION: EXTSV GEN AVIATION TFC ALL ALTS, ALL DRCT NEAR AFLD. HIGH VOLUME OF CIV VFR TFC ALONG THE COAST W OF AFLD.
A110-33 MISC: ORDINANCE, LIVE OR INERT, NOT PERMS TO REMAIN ON RON TRAN ACFT.
A110-34 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.
A110-35 A-GEAR: SHORT FLD A-GEAR RWY 24R NML DE-RIGGED.
A110-37 FUEL: J5
A110-38 FLUID: SP LHOX LOX.
A110-39 OIL: O-148-156.
A110-40 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.
A110-46 JASU: (A/M47A-4) (NC-10A1) (NC-10C)
A110-47 TRAN ALERT: NO SHUTTLE SVC AVBL. ALL VIP ACFT CTC AIRFIELD OPS ON PTD 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
A110-48 RSTD (1 OF 3): PPR FOR ALL TRAN ACFT AND TRANSCOM/JOSAC/NALO ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT VAL DSN 267-4284, C858 577-4284 (PPR RSTD TO 30 MIN BEFORE/AFTER APPROVED TIME, PPR NOT VALID OUTSIDE OF THIS WINDOW AND MUST BE RE-COORED TO ARR).
A110-49 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.
A110-50 RSTD (3 OF 3): PLEASE CONTACT THE ODO AT DSN 267-4277/4284, C858-577-4277/4284.
A110-51 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.
A110-52 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.
A110-53 CLOSED FIELD OPNS (CFO) ARE RSTRD AND RQR PPR.
A17 MON-THU 1500-0730Z DST.
A49-06L OLS
A49-06R OLS
A49-24L OLS
A49-24R SF, OLS
A81-APT ACTIVATE-ALSF-1, HIRL, CL AND PAPI RWY 06L-24R-298.925 OR 135.2
E60-06L HOOK E28(B) (2490')
E60-06R HOOK E28(B) (1052')
E60-24L HOOK E28(B) (2301')
E60-24R HOOK E28(B) (2300')

Runways

NKX Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 06L/24R
06R/24L
Longest Runway: 06L/24R is 12000 ft (3658 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 24R

NKX Airport Runway Details

Runway 06L/24R  12000 ft x 200 ft (3658 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  DOD (NGA) as of 04/01/2013
Surface:  Concrete -
Runway Pavement Class:  72 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High 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 06L

Runway 24R

Elevation: 
426 475
Latitude: 
32-51-52.4391N 32-52-22.3469N
Longitude: 
117-09-53.4567W 117-07-37.3024W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
75 255
ILS Type: 
LOC/GS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
E28 E28
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
0 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. I Config.
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
52 55
Threshold Elevation: 
0 0
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

Runway 06R/24L  8001 ft x 200 ft (2439 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  DOD (NGA) as of 04/01/2013
Surface:  Concrete -
Runway Pavement Class:  65 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High 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 06R

Runway 24L

Elevation: 
430 477
Latitude: 
32-51-55.7025N 32-52-15.6406N
Longitude: 
117-09-06.0198W 117-07-35.2368W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
75 255
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
E28 E28
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
0 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
55 46
Threshold Elevation: 
0 0
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

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available
Other Services: 
Warbird restorations

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