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Eglin AFB/destin-Ft Walton Beach
Valparaiso/destin-Ft Walton Beach, Florida

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FAA Identifier: VPS
Latitude/Longitude: 30-28-59.5899N / 086-31-33.7596W
30.4831 / -86.5258
Elevation: 84 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 00E (2000)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 1 nautical miles SW of Valparaiso/destin-Ft Walton Beach, FL
County/Parish: Okaloosa, FL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1941 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: New Orleans
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Gainesville Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
VFR 132.1
RDR 340.9X
RDR 391.2X
RDR 124.05X
PTD 142.3
PTD 372.2
PMSV METRO 342.2
PAR 378.8X
PAR 341.9X
PAR 389.1
PAR 315.9X
LCL/S 122.8R
LCL/P 118.2
LCL/P 353.65
GND/P 335.8
GND/P 121.8
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
EGLIN CMD POST 318.05
EGLIN CMD POST 328.025
CP 372.8
CP 390.9
CD/P 377.2
CD/P 127.7
ATIS 273.5
ATIS 134.625
APCH/P DEP/P 360.6(090-270)
APCH/P DEP/P 125.1(271-089)
APCH/P DEP/P 281.45(271-089)
APCH/P DEP/P 132.1(090-270)
AIRSPACE ATIS 133.0
AIRSPACE ATIS 379.15
RADAR: NO NOTAM MP: ASR (DIGITAL) 0700-0900Z++SAT.
AVBL DUR WX OPR HR, SUN 0500Z TO FRI 0500Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL, OT SVC NOT AVBL.
133.0 MILITARY USE OPR 1200-0400Z++
UHF EQPT ACFT MUST USE UHF IN EGLIN TFC PAT.
379.15 MILITARY USE OPR 1200-0400Z++
Services:
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 01/19
Dimensions: 10001 x 300 ft.
Surface: Asphalt
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 12/30
Dimensions: 11987 x 300 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: USAF
Dept Of The Af Hdqrts Afmc
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
850-882-5313
Manager: Tracy Stage
1701 State Road 85n
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
850-651-7160
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • RY DSTC MRKRS ON BOTH RYS.
  • CAUTION: HIGH VOLUME OF NAVY T-6 ANF B-06 TRAINING ACFT NEAR CEW VORTAC.
  • CAUTION: UNCTL VEH ON MOVEMENT AREA.
  • CAUTION: RWY 19 AT TWY M LATERAL PONDING DUR WET RWY COND, POTENTIAL HYDROPLANING.
  • REGIONAL WX BRIEFINGS; CLSD WKNDS AND HOLS.
  • BEARING STRENGTH RWY 01/19: ST150; SBTT600; TT500; TD T800; TRT600
  • A-GEAR: 8 PT TIE DOWNS ON ALL BAK-12B. RWY 19/01 NML A-GEAR CONFIGURATION: BAK-12B APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. APCH END AVBL WITH 20 MIN PN 1215-0515Z++ MON-FRI, AVBL WITH 2 HR PN SAT, SUN, AND HOL. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNE
  • SERVICE-JASU: (AM32A-60)(AM32A-95)(B809)(SGNSC)(MC-2A)(MC20).
  • FLUID: ADI-LTD; SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX
  • OIL: O-128-132-133-148-156; SOAP/JOAP - NOT AVBL WEKEND AND HOL.
  • RSTD: PPR MIN 24 HR. CTC BASE OPS DSN 872-5313/5406, C850-882-5313/5406. PPR 24 HR. PPR ARR/DEP TIMES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED. TRAN ACFT ARR LATE EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY. TRAN AIRCREWS RPT LATE FOR SKED DEP EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY.
  • RSTD: ALL AMC OR ACFT WITH DV CODE 7 OR ABV CTC BASE OPS 20 MN PRIOR TO LANDING.
  • CAUTION: OBST (HGR) 211' LCTD APRX FIRST 1000' E OF ACPH END RWY 01. DUR VFR POSSIBLE CONFLICTING TFC. VFR ARR/DEP CTC ELGLIN APP FOR CLNC TO ENTER EGLIN CORREIDOR SE OF CRESTVIEW. UNLGTD OBST ON AFLD.
  • CAUTION: HI MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE. DESTIN -FT WALTON BEACH (KDTS) IS AN UNCTL ARPT LCTD 6 NM SE OF EGLIN AFB.
  • TWY PARL TO RY 12/30 MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR RY.
  • CAUTION: ACFT FLYING WITHIN 2NM OF KDTS AT OR BLW 1000' MAY NOT BE MNT EGLIN APP FREQ. SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC RULES-PART 93, SEE REGULATORY NTC.
  • TFC PAT: OVERHEAD TFC RWY 19 NML PROH.
  • CSTMS/AG/IMG: LTD SVC, NO RESIDENT CSTMS AGENT. AVBL FOR BASE ASGN ACFT AND THEIR DEPLOYMENTS ONLY. 24 HR ADVANCE NOTICE RQR. ALL OTHER ACFT MUST CLEAR CSTMS PRIOR TO ARR T EGLIN AFB.
  • MISC: EXP EXTV FLT PLAN FILING/DEP, REFUEL AND MAINT DELAYS DUR PEAK MSN PERIODS/WKEND. THE MIDDLE PORTION, 10,000' OF RWY 12-30, IS ASPHALTIC CONCRETE. DEP ACFT ASGN A HDG TO FLY, SHALL INITIATE THEIR TURN WITHIN 1 NM OF DEP END RWY.
  • MISC: STD USAF RSRS APPLIED.
  • MISC: COMSEC DOCUMENTS NOT AVBL FOR ISSUE. TRAN FLIGHT CREW CLASSIFIED STOR AVBL IN BASE OPS TO SECRET AND BLW.
  • TRAN ALERT: OPR 1400-2200Z++. TRAN ACFT NOT ALLOWED WHEN TRAN ALERT NOT AVBL. TRAN ACFT MUST USE FLW-ME TO PARK. PROGRESSIVE TAXI NOT AVBL. NO TRAN ACFT CAN ARR/DEP PRIOR TO 1400Z++ AND MUST ARR/DEP NLT 2200Z++.
  • TRAN ALERT: ARR/DEP OT EXTREMELY LTD AND REQUIRES STRICT 24 HR ADVANCED APVL. WKEND AND HOL MAINT CAPABILITY EXTREMELY LTD AND MAY BE POSTPNED TIL NEXT DUTY DAY. FLEET SVC NOT AVBL.
  • HEAVY TFC 10 NM NORTH OF ARPT INVOF CRESTVIEW/BOB SIKES ARPT.
  • RSTD: TRAN ALERT WILL NOT SUPPORT LCL, ROUND ROBINS, OR OUT AND BACK FLT BY TRAN ACFT.
  • CAUTION: LCL HI-DENSITY TFC AREAS AND RSTD AIRSPACE-SPECIAL OPR RULES APPLY-PRIOR TO ARR/DEP ALL USERS REVIEW INFO AT HTTP://FLYDTS.ROCKETHTML.COM/WP-CONTENT/UPLOADS/2014/12/MACA-PAMPHLET-JAN-2012.PDF.
  • RWY 19 NSTD OVERRUN 740 X 300, RWY 01 NSTD OVERRUN 500 X 300.
  • INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING DURING WET CONDITIONS DUE TO POLISHED CONC IN 1ST 1000 FT RWY 12-30, PONDING AT TWY M.
  • PREDOMINANT AFLD VIS OBST NW TO NNE, INCL APCH ENDS OF RY 19 AND RY 12. AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS. REMOTE BRIEFING AVBL 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB DSN 331-2651 C318-529-2651.
  • CAUTION: SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES APPLY; SEE PART 93.83 SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES.
  • AIRPORT (VPS) IS A JOINT USE FACILITY WITH THE USAF. CONTACT EGLIN AFB TWR AT 118.2. NO GND HANDLING SERVICES FOR GA AVAILABLE AT VPS. FULL SVC GENERAL AVIATION FACILITIES ARE AVBL AT DTS (6 NM SE) OR CEW (18 NM N).
  • CAUTION: WIND SHEAR COND MAY EXIST THRU SHORT-FINAL APCH AND TOUCHDOWN DUE TO STRONG SEA BREEZE.
  • COMMUNICATIONS-PMSV METRO: PMSV MONITORING AND FULL SVC HOURS 0630Z-0200Z++.
  • CAUTION: MANDATORY VFR HOLD SIGN MISSING AT TWY M WEST.
  • MISC: FULL SVC 0600Z++ MON - 0600Z++ SAT, CLSD WKEND/HOL, OT SVC UNAVBL. AFLD OBS AUGMENTED H24/D7. REMOTE BRIEFING AVBL VIA 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB, DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651.
  • ALL DEP RQR TO MAINT AT OR BLW 1000 FT MSL TIL DEP END OF RY.
  • SERVICE-FUEL: TRAN ACFT REQ 90K+ BTN 2100Z-1300Z++ DLY RQR PRIOR COORD DUE TO LTD MANNING. CTC POL DSN: 872-2159 C850-882-2159.
  • CAUTION: BASH SUPPLRY INFO SEE AP1.
  • MISC: ARFF CAPABILITY NATL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION CAT 8.
  • A-GEAR: RWY 12 HOOK BAK12(1522FT) HOOK MB100(47 FT OVRN).
  • A-GEAR: RWY 30 HOOK BAK12(1663FT) HOOK MB100(49 FT OVRN).
  • LARGE MIGRATORY BIRDS PRESENT YEAR ROUND ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • FUEL: A++, 100LL
  • JOINT-USE FACILITY. MANAGER OF CIVILIAN PORTION OF AIRPORT ONLY. USAF OWNS AND OPERATES THE RUNWAYS AND OTHER FACILITIES.
  • DESTIN-FORT WALTON BEACH AIRPORT OPS (850) 651-7166.
  • SEE FLIP AP/1 RTE AND AREA RSTD (FLORIDA-VALPARAISO) FOR BASH, WX RESTRICTIONS, AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • RSTRD TO MIL ACFT AND CIVIL ACR ONLY.
  • FIRST 1000 FT OF RY 12/30 IS CONC ON BOTH ENDS.
  • RWY 19 NSTD ALSF-1 LEN 1500'.
  • MILITARY.
  • HOOK E5 (27 FT) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1625 FT).
  • HOOK MB100(B) (47 FT OVRN) HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1522 FT).
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1778') HOOK E5 (33')
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1663 FT) HOOK MB100(B) (49 FT OVRN).
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
DTS Destin Executive Destin, FL - Public New Orleans 7 miles
1J9 Fort Walton Beach Navarre, FL - Public New Orleans 19 miles
CEW Bob Sikes Crestview, FL - Public New Orleans 20 miles
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2R4 Peter Prince Field Milton, FL - Public New Orleans 30 miles
PNS Pensacola Intl Pensacola, FL - Public New Orleans 39 miles
0J4 Florala Muni Florala, AL - Public New Orleans 41 miles
ECP Northwest Florida Beaches Intl Panama City, FL - Public New Orleans 44 miles
82J Ferguson Pensacola, FL - Public New Orleans 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
FL17 Ruckel Niceville, FL - Private New Orleans 6 miles
HRT Hurlburt Field Mary Esther, FL - Private New Orleans 10 miles
EGI Duke Field,(eglin Af Aux Nr 3) Crestview, FL - Private New Orleans 11 miles
FL34 Eglin Test Site B6 Valparaiso, FL - Private New Orleans 17 miles
FD93 Yellow River Airstrip Holt, FL - Private New Orleans 19 miles
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