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VAD

Moody AFB
Valdosta, Georgia

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FAA Identifier: VAD
Latitude/Longitude: 30-58-07.3200N / 083-11-34.6700W
30.9686 / -83.1928
Elevation: 233 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 03W (1990)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 9 nautical miles NE of Valdosta, GA
County/Parish: Lowndes, GA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Private
Activiation Date: 10/1/1943 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Jacksonville
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Jacksonville Center (ZJX)
FSS: Macon Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-THU/1230-0600Z, ALL/FRI/1230-0200Z
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Communications:
CTAF: 128.45
SOF 305.6
SOF 143.825
SFA PTD 227.2
SFA PTD 139.3
RDR 269.4
RDR 316.7
RDR 322.7
RDR 296.0
RDR 389.8
RDR 395.0
RDR 301.5
RADAR 125.475X
PTD 372.2
PMSV 263.45
LCL/P 128.45
LCL/P 257.625
GND/P 275.8
GND/P 138.95
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
DEP/P IC 306.3
DEP/P 306.3
CLNC DEL 120.625
CD/P 296.7
BASIC RADAR 127.925
BASIC RADAR 233.7
BASIC RADAR 125.475
ATIS 273.5
APCH/P 125.475 ABV 8,000 FT
APCH/P 269.4 ABV 8,000 FT
APCH/P 126.6 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
APCH/P 285.6 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
APCH/P 132.375 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT
APCH/P 259.3 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
AFSOC COMMAND POST 381.05 ANGEL OPS (ALT)
AFSOC COMMAND POST 228.225 ANGEL OPS (PRI)
APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.575/269.025 (ALMA RCAG) WHEN VALDOSTA APCH CTL CLSD.
ARSR LCTD AND MAINTD FOR ENROUTE/APCH/DEP FROM 1230-0600Z++ MON-FRI AND 1230-0300Z++ SAT/SUN/FED HOLS BY MOODY AFB; OTHER HRS CTC JAX ARTCC 132.3 290.4.
PAR LCTD LAT 30-57-54.36N LONG 083-11-34.11W.
MOODY ARR
PMSV OPR 1200-0600Z MON-THU, 1200-0300Z FRI, CLSD SAT AND FED HOL & SUN. 1400-2200Z (DT 1145-0600Z MON-THU, FRI. 1145-0200Z, CLSD SAT AND FED HOL).
MOODY ARR
Services:
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 18L/36R
Dimensions: 9300 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 18R/36L
Dimensions: 8002 x 150 ft.
Surface: PEM
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: USAF
Moody AFB
Valdosta, GA 31601

Manager: Chief Of Afld Management
Moody AFB
Valdosta, GA 31601

Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • BEARING STRENGTH RY-18L-36R: ST175 SBTT570 TDT840 TRT580.
  • BEARING STRENGTH RY 18R-36L: ST175 SBTT515 TDT840 TRT545.
  • FUEL: A++, 100
  • FLUID: SP LPOX LOX
  • JASU: (A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60)(M32A-60A)
  • OIL: O-133-148 SOAP
  • TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT SVC OPR 1230-0100Z MON-FRI; DT 1230-0000Z; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL. EXP 3 HR SVC/REFUEL DELAYS, LTD MAINT. NO FLEET.
  • LGT: ALL RY THLD LGT, MID 70' REMOVED. AFLD LGT INTMT 1 HR AFTER OFF SS TIL AFLD CLSD DUE NVD TRNG ON FLD. RY 18L-36R PAPI AND ILS GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
  • CAUTION: TRAN DEP WITH RAPID CLIMB USE EXTREME CAUTION, MAINTAIN AT OR BLO 1300 FT MSL UNTIL DEP END. OVERHEAD TFC PAT 1800 FT IN CONT USE. SIMULTANEOUS OPR IN USE TO RY 18 OR 36 WHEN R3008 IN USE.130 FT AGL UNLGTD ANT 3.5 NM DUE S OF RY 36R.
  • NS ABTMT: QUIET HR 0330-1130Z++.
  • MISC: COMSEC STOR WILL BE PROVIDED AT 347 WG COMD POST DSN 460-3501.
  • MISC: RWY 18L-36R HAVE NSTD RWY MRK, WITH ASSAULT STRIP SHOWN.
  • RADAR: NO-NOTAM MP: 1000-1200Z MON-FRI, 1100-1700Z SAT.
  • RSTD: PPR ISSUED UP TO 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR, MIN 24 HR PN. PPR GOOD FOR +/-1 HR OF PPR TIME. COORD OF PPR OUTSIDE OF BLOCK TIME BY FONE IS RQR OR PPR NR WILL BE CONSIDERED CNL.
  • RSTD: TRAN ACFT, EXC FLT CK, LIFEGUARD OR EMERG ARR, DUE TO HI VOLUME OF LCL AIR TFC ARE NOT AUTH TO CONDUCT PRACTICE APCH DUR DAYLT HR, MON-FRI. TRAN IFR ACFT ARR/DEP CAN EXP DELAYS WHEN R3008 ACT, CTC 23 WG SKED AT DSN 460-7831/7839, C229-257-7831/783
  • RSTD: TRAN ACFT LTD TO 1 LCL FLT. FOR PPR CTC BASE OPS DSN 460-3305/3306/1749, C229-257-3305/3306/1749, FAX EXTN 4664. TRAN VIP ACFT CTC PTD 30 MIN PRIOR ETA.
  • RSTD: ASSAULT ZONE RSTD FOR 347 RQW C-130 ACFT ONLY. C5, C17 ACFT RSTD TO LO APCH OR FULL STOP LDG ONLY. LTD TRAN PRK.
  • TFC PAT: USAF, ANG AND AFRC FTR ACFT EXP REDUCED RWY SEPARATION, SIMILAR TYPE ACFT AND DAY - 3000', DISSIMILAR TYPE ACFT/NGT - 6000'. TRAN ACFT MUST NOTIFY TWR ON INITIAL CTC IF REDUCED RWY SEPARATION IS NOT DESIRED.
  • HELIPAD RSTD TO 347 RQW HH-60 ACFT ONLY.
  • SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • BIRD HAZ: BIRDS PROMINENT YEAR ROUND. BIRD WATCH COND (BWC) CHG FREQUENTLY. AFLD OPNS OR SUPERVISOR OF FLYING (SOF) SETS BWC. AIRCREWS CAN MONITOR ATIS, CTC SOF OR AFLD OPNS FOR CURRENT BWC. NO COMMENTS ON ATIS WHEN BWC IS LOW. EXPECT DELAYS AND FULL STOP
  • BIRD HAZ; HEAVY CONCENTRATIONS OF CATTLE EGRETS LIKELY JUL-AUG. PHASE II BIRD PERIOD FOR MIGRATORY PERIOD FM 1 OCT TO 28 FEB. PEAK BIRD ACTIVITY OCCURS WITHIN ONE HOUR OF SR & SS. HVY CONCENTRATION OF CATTLE EGRET BIRDS INVOF AFLD JUN-AUG, BIRD WATCH COND
  • A-GEAR: RY 18L-36R NML BAK-12B CONFIGURATION: APCH END DOWN, DEP END RAISED. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). E-5 DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAIN). E-5 DEP END RAISED. CTC TWR FOR OTHER CONFIGURATIONS, BAK-12A
  • A-GEAR: RY 18R-36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FR ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIOR FOR RWY 18R-36L E-5 CONFIGURATION. JASU-(A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60(M32A-60A).
  • MISC: RY 18R/36L - FIRST 1000 FT CONRETE, MIDDLE 6000 FT HAS 75 FT CONCRETE WIDE CENTER WITH OUTER SIDES BEING A 37.5 FT WIDE ASPHALT SURFACE.
  • MISC: WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 9 OWS AT SHAW AFB DSN 965-0939 COMM 803-895-0939.
  • RSTD: VFR HELIPAD LTD TO 347 RQG HH60 ACFT ONLY. 180 DEGREE TURNS PROH F/W ACFT LARGER FTR ON TWY 'L'.
  • MISC: WX OPR 1330-0700Z MON-THU; 1330-0300Z FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL, DSN 460-3457, C229-257-3457. WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 26 OWS AT BARKSDALE, DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651.
  • MISC: AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS AND AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSERVER ONLY WHEN PROCEDURES DICTATE DURING INDICATED HRS OF OPR. WX OBSN NOT RSTD DURING AUTOMATED OBS; VIS RSTD DUE TO BLDGS 'SW' THRU 'NW' ON ALFD NEXT TO BLDG 622 DURING ASOS BACKUP; NO
  • RSTD: TXWY 'K' RESTRICTED TO USE BY C-130/HH-60 AIRFRAMES ONLY.
  • TRAN ALERT WILL NOT SUPPORT LCL ROUND ROBIN OR OUT AND BACK FOR TRAN ACFT.
  • ILS/RADAR-ILS: HGT GRP 4 ( 18 SEP 2009, A300, B-1, B-747/767/777, DC/KC-10, C-5,E-4 &VC-25) WHEEL CROSSING HEIGHT (WCH) 17 FTALL RY 18 ILS PROCEDURES.
  • CAUTION: UNCTL ACFT OPS BY LCL ASSIGNED ACFT POSSIBLE DUR HR OF TWR CLOSURE, CHECK NOTAMS FOR ACT.
  • COMMUNICATIONS: PTD O/S UFN.
  • RSTD: KC-10S NOT AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT 180 DEGREE TURNS ON ANY RWY SFC.
  • LDG ZONE MRK APPLIED TO RWY 18L-36R AND 18R-36L. LDG ZONE LTD TO 23 WG C130 ACFT ONLY
  • MANDATORY SIGN FOR 18R/36L ON TWY E, F, G WEST, AND A EAST LCTD RIGHT HAND SIDE. RWY18L/36R MISSING INST HOLD SIGN AT TWY A INT. RWY HOLD SIGNS NOT COLLOCATED WITH THE VFR HOLD POSN MRK AT THE FLW RWY/TWY INT: RWY 18R/36L AND TWY B WEST. RWY 18R/36L AND T
  • AUTOVON 460-1110
  • CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
  • RY 18R/36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIO FO RY 18R/36L E-5 CONFIGURATION.
  • DUSK-DAWN. AFLD LGTING INTERMITTENT 1 HR AFTER OFFICIAL SS UNTIL AFLD CLOSURE DUE TO NVG TRAINING ON AFLD.
  • OVERHEAD TRAFFIC PATTERN 2200' MSL.
  • HOOK E5 (95' OVRN).
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) (1100').
  • HOOK E5 (90' OVRN)
  • HOOK E5 (88' OVRN)
  • HOOK BAK-12B(B) 1500').
  • HOOK (95' OVRN).
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
VLD Valdosta Rgnl Valdosta, GA - Public Jacksonville 14 miles
4J2 Berrien Co Nashville, GA - Public Jacksonville 17 miles
15J Cook County Adel, GA - Public Jacksonville 19 miles
HOE Homerville Homerville, GA - Public Jacksonville 25 miles
4J5 Quitman Brooks County Quitman, GA - Public Jacksonville 26 miles
MUL Spence Moultrie, GA - Public Jacksonville 32 miles
TMA Henry Tift Myers Tifton, GA - Public Jacksonville 36 miles
MGR Moultrie Muni Moultrie, GA - Public Jacksonville 37 miles
DQH Douglas Muni Douglas, GA - Public Jacksonville 40 miles
TVI Thomasville Rgnl Thomasville, GA - Public Jacksonville 41 miles
24J Suwannee County Live Oak, FL - Public Jacksonville 47 miles
FZG Fitzgerald Muni Fitzgerald, GA - Public Jacksonville 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
50GA Mallory Field Valdosta, GA - Private Jacksonville 3 miles
GE01 Christians Folly Naylor, GA - Private Atlanta 8 miles
1GA5 Shilo Farms Hahira, GA - Private Jacksonville 12 miles
7GA2 Mcclellan Valdosta, GA - Private Jacksonville 13 miles
0GA8 Paso Fino Farm Valdosta, GA - Private Jacksonville 14 miles
1GA8 South One Ten Nashville, GA - Private Jacksonville 15 miles
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