MACDILL AFB
Latitude: 27-50-57.6299 N
Longitude: 82-31-16.3797 W
Elevation: 14 ft.
Variation: 4 W 2000
From city: 4 miles S of TAMPA, FL
ARTCC: ZMA
Section chart: MIAMI
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
MCF (KMCF)
TAMPA, FL
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: 24 Hours
FSS: SAINT PETERSBURG FSS (PIE)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
•  FSS-ST. PETERSBURG PIE
NOTAMs Facility: MCF (MACDILL AFB)
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 115, B+
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MACDILL AFB
TAMPA, FL 33608
UNITED STATES
General Remarks
•  BEARING STRENGTH RY 04-22: ST175; SBTT429; TRT494; TDT700.
•  LGT: RY 04 PAPI AND ILS RPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
•  A-GEAR: NML BAK-12B CONFIGURATION, BOTH ENDS IN UP/RAISED POSN. BAK-12B EXTN.
•  JASU: (A/M32A-86) (AM32-95) (M32A-60)
•  FUEL: J8. 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/TRAINER ACFT MUST LAND BY 0200Z++. NO MULTIPLE IFR/VFR APCH FOR TRAN ACFT AFTER 0230Z++. TRAN ALERT CAN SUPPORT MINIMAL TRAN ACFT FOR LCL OR OUT AND BACK TRAN FLTS WITH PRIOR APVL.
•  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'. OFFL WXOBSN PT IS E-SE. OBSN MAY NOT ALWAYS BE REP OF COND OVER THE RY OR AT EITHER APCH END.
•  TFC PAT: RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT.
•  CSTMS/AG/IMG: SEE FLIP AP/1.
•  MISC: FIRST 1000 FT RY 04-22 CONCRETE, MID 9420 FT ASPHALT. CLASS B AIRSPACE SVC AUTO TERMINATES WHEN ACFT IS INSTR TO CTC TWR.
•  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 OVRN MARKING MACDILL AFB ON BOTH ENDS. 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.
•  MISC: WX FLT HR MON-FRI 1000-0400Z ++ EXCLD HOL OR DUR SEVERE WX. 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 INFORMATION.
•  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 ORIEN
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 133.825 MHz 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
MAC DILL APPROACH: 124.95 MHz APCH/P  
  354 MHz APCH/P  
MAC DILL DEPARTURE: 119.65 MHz
DEP RWY 22.
DEP/P  
  119.9 MHz
DEP RWY 04.
DEP/P  
  290.3 MHz
DEP RWY 04.
DEP/P  
  353.575 MHz
DEP RWY 22.
DEP/P  
MAC DILL GROUND: 118.575 MHz GND/P  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
MAC DILL TOWER: 123.7 MHz LCL/P  
  294.7 MHz LCL/P  
Other - (6 AMW COMD POST): 134.1 MHz 6 AMW COMD POST
(CALL LIGHTING OPS.)
 
  311 MHz 6 AMW COMD POST
CALL LIGHTNING OPS.
 
  321 MHz 6 AMW COMD POST
CALL LIGHTNING OPS.
 
Other - (CP): 132.775 MHz CP  
Other - (PMSV): 225.05 MHz PMSV  
Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD  
Other - (RDR): 134.1 MHz RDR  
  318.1 MHz RDR  
  324.5 MHz RDR  
  337.4 MHz RDR  
  339.1 MHz RDR  
  359.3 MHz RDR  
  379.8 MHz RDR  
Other - (SFA): 318.1 MHz SFA  
  324.5 MHz SFA  
  359.3 MHz SFA  
  380.05 MHz SFA  
TAMPA APPROACH: 135.5 MHz APCH/P  
  354 MHz APCH/P  
TAMPA APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 354 MHz APCH/S DEP/S CLASS C  
TAMPA DEPARTURE: 118.8 MHz DEP/P (RWY 22)
  134.25 MHz DEP/P (RWY 4)
  269.1 MHz DEP/P (RWY 22)
  279.6 MHz DEP/P (RWY 4)
Remarks:
•  SFA.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 04 ILS I-MCF 109.5 MHz  
•  ILS - 04: RWY 04 CRS LINE IS OFFSET 2.9? TO SE, RWY HDG IS 045?.
•  MCF SURVL RADAR PROVIDED BY TPA.
•  MP 0900-1200Z++TUE-WED.
Rwy 22 ILS I-GBZ 111.7 MHz  
•  RWY 22 CRS LINE IS OFFSET 2.7? TO NE, RWY HDG IS 225?.
•  MCF SURVL RADAR PROVIDED BY TPA.
•  MP 1200-1500Z++TUE-WED.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN MCF MACDILL   24 Hours 0.8 nm 210.0°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 261-279 BYD 10 NM BLO 5,000 FT.
•  MP 0900-2300Z++ FRI.
NDB AM PICNY 388 KHz 24 Hours 1.5 nm 118.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOT TPA TAMPA INTL 111 MHz 24 Hours 7.5 nm 175.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  REMOTE TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER BLDG
VORTAC PIE ST PETERSBURG 116.4 MHz 24 Hours 9.3 nm 112.0°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 076-079 BYD 30 NM BLO 3000 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 031-054 BYD 21 NM BLO 5000 FT, 156-169 BYD 32 NM BLO 3000 FT, 235-260 BYD 20 NM ALL DISTS & ALTS, 241-247 BYD 30 NM BLO 3000 FT, 276-289 BYD 30 NM BLO 3000 FT.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 133-144 & 241-247 ALL DSTCS & ALTS.
VORTAC SRQ SARASOTA 117 MHz 24 Hours 26.6 nm 4.8°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
NDB RHZ ZEPHYRHILLS 253 KHz 24 Hours 29.7 nm 220.5°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR PGD PUNTA GORDA 110.2 MHz 24 Hours 62.6 nm 333.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VOR LOCATED 1700'FROM THRESHOLD RWY 33 THENCE 900' NE AT RIGHT ANGLES.
•  VOR UNUSABLE 166-183 BYD 20 NM ALL ALTS.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
TPF WX AWOS-3 118.925 MHz 813-251-6824 5.4 nm
TPA WX ASOS   813-873-7228 7.6 nm
PIE WX ASOS   727-531-3456 9.6 nm
VDF WX AWOS-3 121.125 MHz 813-630-0924 14.0 nm
PCM WX AWOS-3 120.025 MHz 813-764-8259 21.3 nm
Runways
04/22
Dimensions: 11421 ft. x 151 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 70/R/B/W/T
   Single Wheel: 65,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 210,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 351,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 663,000 lbs
  Runway 04 Runway 22
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 27-50-14.6298 N 27-51-40.6546 N
Longitude: 82-31-57.6794 W 82-30-35.0901 W
Elevation: 7.9 ft. 13.8 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 56 ft. AGL 56 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
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: 9.8 ft. 13.9 ft.

Heliports
None