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Location

Latitude: 
32-34-20.2000N (32.572278)
Longitude: 
116-58-48.6000W (-116.980167)
Elevation: 
526.1 feet MSL (160 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.2 E (as of October 2020 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
13 N.M. SE of San Diego, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1948
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0900-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1526 feet (465 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SDM
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  127
Multi Engine:  17
Jet Engine:  7
GA Helicopters:  8

Annual Operations (as of 09/30/2019)

Total Operations:  86819
Air Taxi:  1623 1.9%
GA Local:  48377 55.7%
GA Itinerant:  32523 37.5%
Military Aircraft:  4296 4.9%

Communications

CTAF:  128.250
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  BROWN
128.25
225.4
Hrs: 0800-2000
Clearance Del.:  124.4
Ground:  124.4
Approach:  SOCAL
Departure:  SOCAL
ATIS:  132.35
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  132.35 (619-661-8297)

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    ANDY SCHWARTZ
    1424 CONTINENTAL ST
    SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
    619-424-0456
    CITY OF SAN DIEGO
    1424 CONTINENTAL ST
    SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
    619-424-0455

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    Area Code: 619

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Air Adventures
      
    661-6671
    Aviation International
      
    661-6126
    Bearden Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.95 661-1121 100LL, Jet A
    Flying J Aviation
      
    661-6522
    Paladin Aviation, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.95 661-1125 100LL, Jet A
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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 10/08/20 to 0901Z 11/05/20.

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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
    DP CWARD TWO (RNAV) SW-3
    DP PADRZ TWO (RNAV) SW-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L SW-3
    IAP VOR OR TACAN-A SW-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
    STAR CHASR TWO (RNAV) SW-3
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    Maps

    San Diego - Brown Field Municipal (SDM) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    SDM Airport Sectional

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    SDM Airport Diagram

    Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM) Diagram
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    METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SDM

    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
    14.3 San Diego International Airport
    (SAN KSAN SAN)
    312 301 100LL, Jet A
    15.2 Gillespie Field Airport
    (SEE KSEE SEE)
    1 350 100LL, Jet A
    16.7 Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport
    (MYF KMYF MYF)
    331 320 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    28.2 Ramona Airport
    (KRNM RNM)
    6 355 100LL, Jet A
    36.6 Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport
    (CLD KCRQ CRQ)
    335 324 100LL, Jet A
    43.0 Bob Maxwell Memorial Airfield Airport
    (OCN KOKB OKB)
    334 323 100LL, Jet A
    48.9 Fallbrook Community Airpark Airport
    (L18)
    343 332 100LL
    52.9 Borrego Valley Airport
    (BXS L08)
    38 27 100LL
    60.6 French Valley Airport
    (RBK F70)
    352 341 100LL, Jet A
    69.7 Hemet-Ryan Airport
    (HMT KHMT HMT)
    358 347 100LL, Jet A
    72.5 Imperial County Airport
    (IPL KIPL IPL)
    77 66 100LL, Jet A
    74.1 Calexico International Airport
    (CXL KCXL CXL)
    85 74 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    75.5 Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport
    (TRM KTRM TRM)
    32 21 100LL, Jet A
    78.0 Brawley Municipal Airport
    (BWC KBWC BWC)
    70 59 100LL, Jet A+
    79.0 Bermuda Dunes Airport
    (UDD KUDD UDD)
    26 15 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    79.1 Palm Springs International Airport
    (PSP KPSP PSP)
    17 6 100LL, Jet A
    79.8 John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport
    (SNA KSNA SNA)
    326 314 100LL, Jet A
    81.3 Banning Municipal Airport
    (BNG KBNG BNG)
    4 353 100LL
    85.4 Corona Municipal Airport
    (KAJO AJO)
    338 326 100LL
    86.0 Riverside Municipal Airport
    (RAL KRAL RAL)
    344 332 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KSDM NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KSDM

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
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    Ratings & Reviews

    Brown Field Municipal Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Brown Field Municipal Airport
    • 4.2/5 (6 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 3.9/5 (7 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 3.9/5 (7 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 4.2/5 (6 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 3.8/5 (8 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 3.6/5 (7 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 3.7/5 (6 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 3.7/5 (6 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 3.7/5 (6 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 3.7/5 (7 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 3.6/5 (5 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 3.5/5 (6 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 3.5/5 (6 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 4.2/5 (5 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 3.7/5 (7 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 4.0/5 (5 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 4.2/5 (5 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 4.2/5 (5 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 3.8/5 (6 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 3.7/5 (7 votes cast)

    Remarks

    A110-1 BE ALERT TO ARPT BDRY ONE MILE NORTH FM MEXICAN/USA INTL BORDER.
    A110-15 PARA JUMPING ON AIRPORT AND 3 MILES EAST.
    A110-16 BE ALERT TO HIGH TERRAIN 3,566 FT. MSL SIX MILES EAST OF AIRPORT.
    A110-17 BE ALERT WHEN DEPARTING ON RY 08L AT NIGHT DUE TO RISING TERRAIN TO THE EAST.
    A110-18 NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS APPROX 1 MILE WEST OF AIRPORT, 1/2 MILE NORTHWEST, AND 2 MILES NORTH.
    A110-19 TWY G WEST OF TWY B RESTRICTED TO AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 133 FT OR LESS.
    A110-20 AVOID DCT OVERFLIGHT OF PIO PICO ENERGY CENTER BLO 2000 FT AGL, 3 NM EAST OF AP.
    A110-21 FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
    A110-4 NO ENGINE OPNS ON RAMPS EXCEPT AS NECESSARY FOR ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES.
    A35-08R/26L OPERATOR PERMITS ONLY 12500 LBS.
    A43-26R RWY 26R PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 3 NM.
    A70 FOR FUEL AFT HRS CALL FBO'S AT (619) 671-9222; FEE FOR CALLOUT. MILITARY FUEL AVBL BY CALLING (619) 671-9222.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 08L, PAPI RWY 08L & RWY 26R, HIRL RWY 08L/26R, AND MIRL RWY 08R/26L - CTAF.
    E147

    Runways

    SDM Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 08L/26R
    08R/26L
    Longest Runway: 08L/26R is 7972 ft (2430 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    SDM Airport Runway Details

    Runway 08L/26R  7972 ft x 150 ft (2430 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/06/2017
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class:  5 /F/D/Z/U
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  107.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  141.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  213.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 08L

    Runway 26R

    Elevation: 
    526.1 507.7
    Latitude: 
    32-34-25.6639N 32-34-17.9581N
    Longitude: 
    116-59-36.3409W 116-58-03.6281W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    096 276
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 4.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    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: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    52 73
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Runway 08R/26L  3185 ft x 75 ft (971 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/06/2017
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class:  43 /F/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 08R

    Runway 26L

    Elevation: 
    520.8 506.8
    Latitude: 
    32-34-17.7166N 32-34-14.6393N
    Longitude: 
    116-59-03.6453W 116-58-26.6070W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    096 276
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available
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