Eglin Afb Airport (VPS) Information

Valparaiso, FL

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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:VPS
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:086-31-33.7596W/30-28-59.5899N
-86.526044/30.483219 (Estimated)
Elevation:84 ft / 25.60 m (Surveyed)
Land:0 acres
From nearest city:1 nautical miles SW of Valparaiso, FL
Location:Okaloosa County, FL
Magnetic Variation:00E (2000)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Air Force owned
Owner:Usaf
JOINT-USE FACILITY. USAF OWNS MAJORITY OF AFLD INCLUDING RYS AND TWYS. THE OKALOOSA COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISIONERS IS THE CERTIFICATE HOLDER(AIRPORT OPERATING CERTIFICATE) AND OWNS/OPERATES AN AIR CARRIER RAMP AND TWO STUB TWY CONNECTORS.
Address:Dept Of The Af Hdqrts Afmc
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
Phone number:850-882-5313
Manager:Sunil Harman, A.a.e., Aip
JOINT-USE FACILITY. MANAGER OF CIVILIAN PORTION OF AIRPORT ONLY. USAF OWNS AND OPERATES THE RUNWAYS AND OTHER FACILITIES.
Address:1701 State Road 85n
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
Phone number:850-651-7160
OKALOOSA REGIONAL AIRPORT OPS (850) 651-7166.

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Private
RSTRD TO MIL ACFT AND CIVIL ACR ONLY.
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:No
Control Tower:Yes
Lighting Schedule:SS-SR
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:New Orleans
Region:ASO - Southern
Boundary ARTCC:ZJX - Jacksonville
Tie-in FSS:GNV - Gainesville
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:VPS (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Certification type/date:I C S 05/1973
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Services

Fuel available:100
Airframe Repair:NONE
Power Plant Repair:NONE
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 01/19

Dimension:10001 x 299 ft / 3048.3 x 91.1 m
Surface:ASPH,
FIRST 1000 FT OF RY 12/30 IS CONC ON BOTH ENDS.
Pavement Class:67 /F/B/W/T
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 150000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 200000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 500000 lbs.
Dual dual tandem wheel: 800000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
  Runway 01 Runway 19
Longitude:086-31-04.3603W086-30-40.2344W
Latitude:30-28-22.5227N30-29-59.2841N
Elevation:48.00 ft60.00 ft
ILS Type:ILS/DME
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Precision instrument, Fair ConditionPrecision instrument, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:52.00 ft77.00 ft
VASI:4-light PAPI on left side4-light PAPI on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°2.80°
RVR Equipment:touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights:ALSF1ALSF1
RWY 19 NSTD ALSF-1 LEN 1500'.
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Decleard distances:Take off run available 10012.00 ft
Take off distance available 10012.00 ft
Take off run available 10012.00 ft
Take off distance available 10012.00 ft

Runway 12/30

Dimension:11987 x 300 ft / 3653.6 x 91.4 m
Surface:ASPH-CONC,
FIRST 1000 FT OF RY 12/30 IS CONC ON BOTH ENDS.
Pavement Class:45 /R/B/W/T
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 150000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 200000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 500000 lbs.
Dual dual tandem wheel: 800000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
  Runway 12 Runway 30
Longitude:086-33-07.8201W086-31-08.7985W
Latitude:30-29-19.5783N30-28-20.8445N
Elevation:84.00 ft49.00 ft
ILS Type:ILS
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Precision instrument, Fair ConditionPrecision instrument, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:50.00 ft79.00 ft
VASI:4-light PAPI on left side4-light PAPI on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°2.50°
RVR Equipment:touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights:ALSF1
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Decleard distances:Take off run available 12004.00 ft
Take off distance available 12004.00 ft
Take off run available 12004.00 ft
Take off distance available 12004.00 ft

Remarks

RY DSTC MRKRS ON BOTH RYS.
CAUTION: HI VOLUME OF NAVY T-34 AND B-06 TRNG 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. BAK-9 (B) APCH END RWY 12-30 DISCONNECTED ON LDG RWY. BAK-12 APCH END RWY 01-19 DISCONNECTED ON LDG RWY, AVBL 20 MIN PN 1215-0515Z++ MON-FRI; AVBL 2 HR PN SAT-SUN AND HOL.
JASU: (MD-3) 4(MC-1) (MC-1A) 2(MA-2)
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. TO ARRANGE OVERTIME SUPPORT, CTC THE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT OFFICE DSN 872-2305, AFTER HRS C850-240-3057. 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://WWW.FLYDTS.COM/IMAGES/RESOURCES/MACA-PAMPHLET-JAN-2012.PDF.
RWY 19 NSTD OVERRUN 750 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: FULL SVC DUR WX FCST HR.
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.
LARGE MIGRATORY BIRDS PRESENT YEAR ROUND ON & INVOF ARPT.
FUEL: J8, J8+ 100
MILITARY.

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