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Vandenberg AFB Airport

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Lompoc Weather (°F)

KVBG (0.3 NM at True Heading of 166)
METAR: KVBG 292058Z 29008KT 6SM BR BKN011 18/14 A2997 RMK AO2A SLP151 T01830140 57009
TAF: TAF KVBG 291400Z 2914/3020 VRB06KT 0400 FG VV001 QNH2997INS BECMG 2915/2916 VRB06KT 1600 BR OVC002 QNH2999INS BECMG 2917/2918 32006KT 4800 BR OVC004 QNH3001INS BECMG 2918/2919 32009KT 9999 NSW BKN006 BKN200 QNH3003INS BECMG 2919/2920 32009KT 9999 SCT009 QNH3002INS BECMG 2922/2923 32012KT 9999 BKN008 QNH3000INS BECMG 3001/3002 33006KT 9999 OVC005 QNH2998INS BECMG 3003/3004 VRB06KT 4800 BR OVC003 QNH2996INS BECMG 3006/3007 VRB06KT 1600 BR OVC002 QNH2994INS BECMG 3010/3011 VRB06KT 0400 FG VV001 QNH2997INS BECMG 3015/3016 VRB06KT 1600 BR OVC002 QNH3000INS BECMG 3017/3018 33006KT 4800 BR OVC004 QNH3003INS BECMG 3018/3019 33006KT 9999 NSW BKN006 QNH3005INS BECMG 3019/3020 31009KT 9999 SCT009 QNH3003INS TX20/2921Z TN13/3013Z

Location

Latitude: 
34-44-14.4120N (34.737337)
Longitude: 
120-35-03.5252W (-120.584313)
Elevation: 
368.0 feet MSL (112 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.3 E (as of July 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
07 N.M. NW of Lompoc, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

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

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/1600-0100Z++
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible 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 CTL:  121.4
RANGE CTL:  256.0
PTD:  372.2
EMERG:  121.5
RANGE CTL:  266.0
COMD POST:  126.2
COMD POST:  311.0
PTD:  126.2
COMD POST:  321.0
EMERG:  243.0
PMSV METRO:  342.4

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC (ZLA) ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL (SBA) CLSD.
  • TWR (E) 124.95 326.2 REMARKS: SVC NOT PRVDD TO LOMPOC.
  • (ATIS PHONE NR) C805-605-2847.
  • OPERATED BY SERCO.
  • WX SVC AVBL 24 HR AT DSN 276-8022, C805-606-8022. AN/FMQ-23 AUTOMATED OBS SYS IN USE, AUGMENTED BY HUMAN WHEN NEC. DRG WX FLT CLOSURE OR EVAC, REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FM 25 OWS DSN 228-6598/6599/6588, C520-228-6598/6599/6588. RVR INFO.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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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 07/15/21 to 0901Z 08/12/21.

There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

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 (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
DP (Military) GAVIOTA THREE SW-3
DP (Military) VANDENBERG THREE 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) DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SW-3
MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
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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 20 100LL, Jet A
21.9 Oceano County Airport
(L52)
355 343 100LL
26.3 Santa Ynez Airport
(SQA KIZA IZA)
107 95 100LL, Jet A
30.1 San Luis County Regional Airport
(SBP KSBP SBP)
354 342 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)
357 345 100LL, Jet A
61.4 Taft-Kern County Airport
(L17)
66 54 100LL, Jet A
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, Jet A
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
95.1 Corcoran Airport
(CRO KCRO 43CN)
30 18 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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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.
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 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 FAX EXTN 6664. ACFT OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL AFLD OPERATING HRS MUST BE APV AT LEAST 48 HRS IN ADV THRU AFLD MGMT. GRD SUPPORT SVC UNAVBL FOR ARR/DEP OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HRS.
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: 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. 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 CAUTION: TACAN GND CK PTS AT INT OF TWY A AND TWY D, AND INT TWY A AND RWY 30 RUN-UP AREA UNSVC.
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.
A110-34 CAUTION: MKGS ON PRKG APRON FADED AND NON-RETROREFLECTIVE.
A110-35 RSTD: ALPHA ROW ENG RUN-UP AREA UNAVBL.
A110-36 CSTMS/AG/IMG: CUSTOMS UNAVBL.
A110-38 CAUTION: ALTN HAZ CARGO PAD DOES NOT HAVE TIE DOWNS.
A110-39 MISC: ANY CHANGE TO ARR/DEP TIME MUST BE COORD THRU COMD POST, RE-APVL IS RQR IF NEW ETA/ETD IS OUTSIDE OF AFLD HRS OF OPR.
A110-4 BEARING STRENGTH RWY 12/30: S81 T110 ST175 SBTT590 TT333 TDT800 DDT857 TRT510.
A110-40 CAUTION: OBST LGT ON WATER TWR LCTD 1.3 SM SW OF RWY 30 THLD O/S.
A110-41 CAUTION: ACFT TIE-DOWNS UNAVBL.
A110-42 RSTRD: FTR ACFT RSTRD FM TAX ON TWY A SOUTH OF TWY B.
A110-44 FTR ACFT RSTRD FROM PRKG ON BRAVO 2 AND ROW A ON SOUTH END OF PRKG APN.
A110-45 RSTD: PPR RQRD FOR PRACTICE APCH. CTC AMOPS C805-606-6941.
A110-46 MISC: COMSEC MTRL MUST BE STORED AT 30 SW COMD POST, DSN 276-9961, C805-606-9961.
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: OVERHEAD 2400, RECTANGULAR 1400 FT, LGT ACFT/COPTER 900 FT.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 12/30
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:  MILITARY as of 12/05/2017
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class:  53 /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 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
238.0 368.0
Latitude: 
34-45-08.2477N 34-43-20.5763N
Longitude: 
120-36-05.3516W 120-34-01.6989W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
137 317
ILS Type: 
ILS ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
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. II or III Config. Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
72 72
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: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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