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MCF

Macdill AFB
Tampa, Florida

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FAA Identifier: MCF
Latitude/Longitude: 27-50-57.6299N / 082-31-16.3797W
27.8492 / -82.5211
Elevation: 14 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (2000)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 4 nautical miles S of Tampa, FL
County/Parish: Hillsborough, FL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Private
Activiation Date: 5/1/1941 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Miami
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Miami Center (ZMA)
FSS: Saint Petersburg Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
RDR 337.4X
RDR 339.1X
RDR 359.3X
RDR 318.1X
RDR 379.8X
RDR 134.1X
RDR 324.5X
PTD 372.2
PMSV 225.05
LCL/P 120.175
LCL/P 294.7
GND/P 118.575
GND/P 275.8
DEP/P 353.575
DEP/P 119.9
DEP/P 119.65
DEP/P 290.3
CP 132.775
ATIS 133.825
ATIS 270.1
APCH/P 354.0
APCH/P 124.95
6 AMW COMD POST 311.0
6 AMW COMD POST 323.8
6 AMW COMD POST 134.1
DEP RWY 04.
DEP RWY 04.
SFA.
DEP RWY 22.
(CALL LIGHTING OPS.)
CALL LIGHTNING OPS.
CALL LIGHTNING OPS.
DEP RWY 22.
Services:
Fuel available: 115 Jet-A
Airframe Repair: None
Power Plant Repair: None
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 04/22
Dimensions: 11421 x 151 ft.
Surface: Asphalt
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: USAF
Macdill AFB
Tampa, FL 33608

Manager: Chief Of Afld Management
Macdill AFB
Tampa, FL 33608

Sectional and Map:

Remarks:
  • BEARING STRENGTH RY 04-22: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
  • LGT: RY 04 PAPI AND ILS RPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
  • A-GEAR: NML BAK-12B OUT OF SERVICE.
  • JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
  • FUEL: A++. ACFT NEED AN AIR CARD TO PURCHASE AVN FUEL OR BE PREPARED TO PAY CASH (U.S.). FOR CASH SALES PN RQR, CTC FUELS AT DSN 968-2074.
  • FLUID: LPOX LOX
  • TRAN ALERT: OPR 1100-0300Z++. LAVATORY SVC ONLY, PN RQR. LTD TRAN PRK FOR TACTICAL ACFT; EXP SVC DELAY FOR TACTICAL ACFT. UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDNANCE. TRAN ALERT IS CONTRACT MAINT, ALL TRAN ACFT MUST LAND BY 0230Z++ EXC VIP ACFT. ALL FTR TYPE/TRAINE
  • SEE FLIP AP/1 FLT HAZ (FLORIDA-R2901) AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK AND AFTERBURNER PROCEDURES.
  • RSTD: AVOID OVFT OF THE ST. PETERSBURG LAND MASS BY AT LEAST 1.5 NM. PPR. CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-828-2350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD. PPR ISSUED UP TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR.
  • CAUTION: ON INST APCH TO MACDILL AFB RY 22, USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF PETER O. KNIGHT ARPT DUE TO LGT ACFT TFC BLW APCH LEG 4 NM NE.
  • CAUTION: COMMERCIAL ACFT CROSS APCH TO MACDILL AFB ENROUTE TO TAMPA INTL ARPT AT AND ABV 2100 FT. ON INST APCH TO RY 04, USE CAUTION DUR OVFT OF ALBERT WHITTED ARPT DUE TO LGT TFC BLW APCH LEG 6 NM SW. MAINT RY AND TWY CNTRLINE WHEN EXITING RY.
  • CAUTION: UNCTL VFR TFC IN VCNTY OF KMCF BLW 1200'.
  • TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT.
  • CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
  • AG: SEE GLOBAL HF SYSTEMS LISTING IN FIH.
  • RSTD: ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP AND ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT. NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC ATIS, TWR, COMD POST, OR BASE OPS FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND
  • CAUTION: NSTD OVNR MARKING MACDILL AFB ON RWY 22 END. NSTD MRKS NORTH/SOUTH RAMPS, WING-TIP OBST LINES FOR TRNG.
  • CAUTION: BIRDBATH, BETWEEN M AND E IS NOT FOR TOWING/TAXIING ACFT. BIRDBATH, ONLY USED FOR P-3, C-130, E-3A, KC-135 & B-737 ACFT NO FTR OR COPTER.
  • CAUTION: BIRD HAZ. EXP HVY BIRD ACT (PHASE II COND) FR 1 NOV - 28 FEB. DUR PHASE II BASH PERIOD, 24 HR BIRD WATCH ALERT IN EFFECT.
  • CAUTION: ALL ACFT MAKING 180 DEG TURNS ON RY, USE HAMMERHEADS LAST 1000 FT AT EACH END.
  • TRAN AIRCREWS MAY CTC 9 OWS FOR WX BRIEF AT DSN 965-0939.
  • RSTD: CTC BASE OPS DSN 968-2929/2350, C813-8282350/2929, FOR PPR NR, FOR SVC AND OTHER RSTD.
  • MISC: WHEN NVD OPS ARE IN EFFECT, CTC TWR 10 MIN PRIOR TO ARR OR DEP FOR AFLD LGT ADJ. FOR INFO CTC DSN 968-2120/4822.
  • CAUTION: KC-10, C-5 & SIMILAR ACFT USE CATION WHEN TURNING FR TWY 'D' ONTO TWY 'G' SOUTHBOUND. TURN IS APRX 120 DEGREES & HAS NO FILLETS. RECOMMEND ALT TAXI RTE CONT TO END OF RY IF POSSIBLE.
  • AN/FMQ-19 AUTOMATED OBSERVING SYS IN USE; AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSN WHEN NEC DUR AFLD HRS.
  • MISC: WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA AUTO SYS DSN 968-2627. DUR WX FLT CLOSURES REMOTE BRIEFING SVC AVBL FR 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651. WHEN POSSIBLE 2 HR ADV NTC FOR ALL RQR BRIEFINGS.
  • RSTD: ALL DISTINGUISHED VISITOR ACFT AND ALL TRANSIENT ACFT MUST CTC MACDILL CMD POST ON 311.0 OR DSN 968-4361/4362 (C813-828-4361) 3 HRS PRIOR TO ARR AND 30 MIN PRIOR TO ARR WITH ALL DISTINGUISHED VISITOR CODES, CUSTOMS INFORMATION AND SPACE-A PASSENGER
  • RSTD: ALL AIRCREW DEP CIV ARPT OR GUARD/RESERVE BASE, CALL MACDILL COMD POST, 1 HR PRIOR TO TAKEOFF WITH PAX/CARGO/ETA INFO.
  • CAUTION: NUMEROUS VOIDS/SINKHOLES ON AFLD, ALL ACFT REMAIN ON TWY CNTRLINES.
  • CAUTION: CIV ARPT PETER O' KNIGHT (KTPF) LCTD 5 MILES N OF KMCF, SAME RY 22 ORIENTATION.
  • CAUTION: NSTD ACFT TURNING RAD ON TRAN SPOTS 16-25, FLW TRAN ALERT VEH. S RAMP (BRAVO RAMP), ELECTRICAL BOX 116' FR TWY CNTRLN AND FENCE 138' FR TWY CNTRLN; DV-4 SPOT IS FOR C12, C21 ACFT TIGHT TURN RAD.
  • RSTD: ALL ACFT MUST LAND BY PPR APPROVED TIME OR CALL WITH ANY DEVIATIONS OR PPR IS INVALID, EXC FOR VIP ACFT.
  • MISC: MACDILL CRASH FIRE RESPONSE (CFR) IS AN ACFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING (ARFF) CAT 4 WITH 7,800 GAL CAPABILITY. STEADY ARFF COND FOR MACDILL AFB IS OPTIMUM LEVEL OF SVC (OLS) FOR CAT 1-4, AND REDUCED LEVEL OF SVC (RLS) FOR CAT 5-6.
  • MISC: CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
  • CAUTION: RWY AND TWY SHOULDERS NOT STRESSED.
  • ALL B-747 (ALL SERIES) AND A-380 MUST ARRIVE WITH A TOW BAR.
  • RWY 04/22 FIRST 1000' CONC, MID 9420' ASPHALT, GROOVED FULL LENGTH.
  • RWY 04/22 MKD 150 FT WIDE WITH 50 FT WT BRG SHOULDERS EACH SIDE.
  • FSS-ST. PETERSBURG PIE
  • TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT. DURING VFR COND TKOF & TOUCH AND GO ACFT MAINTAIN 1100 FT TIL DEP END OF RY.
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1338')
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1397')
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