DYESS AFB
Latitude: 32-25-6.5153 N
Longitude: 99-51-23.5608 W
Elevation: 1789.1 ft.
Variation: 8 E 1990
From city: 5 miles SW of ABILENE, TX
ARTCC: ZFW
Section chart: DALLAS-FT WORTH
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
DYS (KDYS)
ABILENE, TX
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Private use only
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: 1100Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
FSS: FORT WORTH FSS (FTW)
Phone: 817-541-3474
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: FTW (FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL)
Attendance:
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 115, A+, B+
Int'l Operations:  
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
COMMANDER
DYESS AFB
ABILENE, TX 79607
UNITED STATES
General Remarks
•  RSTD: INBD ACFT WITH DV CODE 6 OR ABV CTC AFLD OPS 20 MIN PRIOR ARR MON-FRI, CTC COMD POST ON RAYMOND 37 (349.4) OR DSN 461-1921, 45 MIN PRIOR ARR WKEND AND HOL.
•  CAUTION: INTS TRNG AND FORMATION FLT OF HVY ACFT IN THE IMMED VCNTY.
•  MISC: ALL AMC ACFT CTC AMCC PRIOR TO ARR DSN 461-1984, C325-696-1984..
•  RSTD: PPR RQR; CTC AIRFIELD OPS DSN 461-2515/2258. MIN 24 HR NTC RQR AND NO MORE THAN 7 DAYS PRIOR.
•  CSTMS/AG/IMG: CSTMS AVBL, CTC SECURITY FORCES DSN 461-2131/2132 24 HR IN ADVANCE.
•  CAUTION: ACFT C130 AND LARGER, 180? TURNS ALLOWED ONLY ON CONCRETE SFC AT N AND S ENDS OF RWY 16-34.
•  TFC PAT: DUR VMC DEP ACFT MUST REMAIN AT OR BLW 3000' TIL FLD BDRY TO ENSURE SEPARATION FR VFR OVERHEAD.
•  BEARING STRENGTH RWY 161-341: AUW 155.
•  MISC: AFLD DESIGNATED AS ORBITAL LDG SITE.
•  TFC PAT: RSRS APPLIES TO ALL ACC ACFT B-1 8000', C-130 5000'SEPARATION, B-1 ACFT RQR MIN CEIL/VIS 1500'/3 SM AND RWY SFC DRY
•  SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  JASU: 1(MD-3) 1(MA-1A) 1(AM32A-60A) 1(A/M32A-86).
•  FLUID: LPOX DE-ICE.
•  OIL: O-133-148-156.
•  CAUTION: EXTV VFR ASSAULT STRIP TFC W OF RWY 16-34.
•  CAUTION: AFLD SIGNS RQR B52 ACFT EXIT RWY 16-34 AT TWY F.
•  SERVICE: TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL MON-FRI 1400-0400Z++; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
•  CAUTION: DURING BWC MODERATE AND SEVERE, AIRCREWS SHOULD COMPLY WITH OWNING MAJCOM/UNIT GUIDANCE; AIRCREWS CAN OBTAIN CURRENT BWC FR ATIS/PTD.
•  CAUTION: COMSEC STORED AT COMMAND POST.
•  RSTD: NO ARR/DEP WHEN LIGHTNING WI 5 NM WO OG/CC APVL.
•  RSTD: ACC QUIET HR POLICY 0430-1200Z++.
•  MISC: WX OPR H24 0600Z++ MON THRU 0700Z++ SAT; CLSD WKEND AND HOL. DSN 461-2524, C325-696-2524, FAX EXT 4458. REMOTE WX BRIEFING AVBL VIA 26 OWS AT BARKSDALE AFB DSN 331-2651, TOLL FREE 1-866-223-9328, FAX DSN 331-2609.
•  MISC: AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS, AUGMENTED BY HUMAN OBSERVER WHEN REQUIRED DUR OPR HR. ATC WILL RELAY TWR PREVAILING VIS, RCR/RSC AND VIRGA REMARKS TO ACFT. AUGMENTED OBSN SFC VIS RSTD 090-160 DEGS BY BLDGS.
•  MISC: FOR CUSTOMS REFER TO FCG OR AP-1.
•  RSTD: PRIOR TO OBTAINING PPR FOR RWYS 162/342 AND 163/343 OPS, TRAN ACFT MUST RECEIVE BRIEFING FROM 317 AG TACTICS DSN 461-2318/5048.
•  PARK SPOTS A1 AND B1 USED FOR TAXI OPNS ONLY.
•  RSTD: PRK SPOTS A1, B1 AVBL FOR TAXI ONLY. TWY E CLSD TO B1; FOR EMERG USE ONLY.
•  RSTD: PRK SPOTS A12, A13 AND A20 ARE DESIGNATED ACFT GRD EQPT (AGE) SPOTS.
•  CAUTION: MANDATORY VFR HOLD SIGNS MISSING.
•  RSTD: TYE RAMP CLSD.
•  CAUTION: TACAN CHECKPOINT SIGN LCTD NEXT TO TWY B HAS INCORRECT LEGEND; BRG 351 SHOULD READ 352.
•  RSTD: TWY G RSTD TO DAYLT OPS ONLY; EXC NVG OPS AND MAINT TOW.
•  RSTD: HAZ CARGO OPS UNAVBL.
•  SERVICE-FUEL: A+ IS NATO F-24 EQUIVALENT WITH EXTRA ADDITIVES (CI/LI AND SDA).
•  REMARKS: OPR 1100Z++ MON THRU SAT 0600Z++; CLSD WKEND AND HOL.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 269.175 MHz  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: ASR-5 24 Hours
ABILENE APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 125 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (EAST)
  125 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  127.2 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (WEST)
  127.2 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  282.3 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (WEST)
  282.3 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  338.3 MHz APCH/P DEP/P (EAST)
  338.3 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
DYESS EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
DYESS GROUND: 118.35 MHz GND/P  
  121.3 MHz AS ASGND  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
  322.3 MHz AS ASGND  
DYESS TOWER: 133 MHz LCL/P  
  257.675 MHz LCL/P  
Other - (ACC COMMAND POST): 349.4 MHz ACC COMMAND POST RAYMOND 37
Other - (PMSV): 383.25 MHz PMSV  
Other - (PTD): 139.3 MHz PTD  
  372.2 MHz PTD  
Remarks:
•  SFA.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 16 ILS I-TYY 109.9 MHz  
•  MP:1100-1500Z++ TUE. NO-NOTAM MP: 1100-1500Z++ FRI.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE ID.
Rwy 34 ILS I-DYS 109.9 MHz  
•  MP: 1100-1500Z++ TUE. NO-NOTAM MP: 1100-1500Z++ FRI.
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN DYS DYESS   24 Hours 0.0 nm 95.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNUSBL 160-240 BYD 25 NM BLO 5000 FT; 240-270 BYD 30 NM BLO 4000 FT.
•  MP: 1100-1500Z++ MON.
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1100-1500Z++ WED.
VORTAC ABI ABILENE 113.7 MHz 24 Hours 3.8 nm 174.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME TQA TUSCOLA 111.6 MHz 24 Hours 11.1 nm 349.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
NDB SWW SWEETWATER 275 KHz 24 Hours 31.0 nm 94.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
ABI WX ASOS   325-676-3524 8.8 nm
COM WX AWOS-3PT 119.1 MHz 325-625-3563 41.5 nm
BKD WX AWOS-3 120.175 MHz 254-559-5525 52.1 nm
Runways
16/34
Dimensions: 13500 ft. x 300 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 64/R/B/W/T
   Single Wheel: 155,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 250,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 245,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 840,000 lbs
  Runway 16 Runway 34
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 32-26-20.24 N 32-24-9.2 N
Longitude: 99-51-31.79 W 99-51-1.33 W
Elevation: 1788.8 ft. 1786.3 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 47 ft. AGL 52 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 2.6° 2.5°
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 1789.1 ft. 1786.3 ft.

162/342
RY USED AS AN ASSAULT STRIP.
Dimensions: 3500 ft. x 60 ft.
Surface Type: GRE
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights:  
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 162 Runway 342
Latitude: 32-25-15.3587 N 32-24-41.3521 N
Longitude: 99-51-33.8452 W 99-51-26.0414 W
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No

163/343
Dimensions: 3498 ft. x 60 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights:  
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 37/F/B/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 163 Runway 343
Latitude: 32-24-59.9807 N 32-24-26.0496 N
Longitude: 99-51-48.2112 W 99-51-40.1747 W
Elevation: 1793.9 ft. 1798.7 ft.
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No

Heliports
None