BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/
Latitude: 32-28-50.0591 N
Longitude: 80-43-9.251 W
Elevation: 37 ft.
Variation: 5 W 1990
From city: 3 miles NW of BEAUFORT, SC
ARTCC: ZJX
Section chart: CHARLOTTE
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
NBC (KNBC)
BEAUFORT, SC
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Private use only
Control Tower: Air traffic control tower plus approach control
Tower Hours: 1200-0400Z++MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.
Apch/Dep Hours: 1200-0400Z++ MON-SUN; 1500-2300Z++ HOLS.
FSS: ANDERSON FSS (AND)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: NBC (BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/)
Attendance: CLSD HOL
FRI 1200-2300Z++
MON-THU 1200-0400Z++
OT OPEN BY NOTAM FOR SPL OPS ONLY.
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: Split Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: NONE
Int'l Operations:  
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC-CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, SC 20373
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
COMMANDING OFFICER
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION
BEAUFORT, SC 29902
UNITED STATES
General Remarks
•  A-GEAR: E-28 ON ALL RYS AND IN RAISED POSITION, EXCP ON LDG RY.
•  FUEL: J5
•  RSTD: RWY 10-28 AND 18-36 CLSD UFN.
•  CAUTION: SEVERE BIRD ACT OCT-APR. WILDLIFE ON RWY DUR PERIODS OF DARKNESS. CK ATIS FOR BASH UPDATES.
•  TFC PAT: OVERHEAD 1500', CONVL 800', COPTER CALL ENTERING CLASS D AIRSPACE BLW 800'. MULTI APCH RWY 32 NOT AUTH. REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF USN/USMC ACFT. TOUCH AND GO DUTY RWY ONLY.
•  CSTMS/AG/IMG: LTD CSTMS/AG AVBL MIL ACFT ONLY, 24 HR PN RQR. CTC CSTMS DSN 335-6161, C843-228-6161.
•  MISC: ALL ACFT WITH PAX, CARGO, VIP CTC PTD 20 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. ALCE TEAM RQR FOR ALL AMC MSN. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; OT BY NOTAM FOR SPL OPS; CLSD NATL HOL. OT CLASS E.
•  TRAN ALERT: TRANS SVC AVBL 1200-2300Z++ MON-FRI ONLY, CLSD NATL HOL. (SEE RTSD FOR ADDNL TRAN ACFT INFO) TRAN ACFT EXP TRUCK REFUEL. TRAN ACFT MAINT UNAVBL. TRAN AVN ORDNANCE SVC AVBL. LAVATORY SVC UNAVBL. JASU, FLUID, AND OIL UNAVBL.
•  RSTD: RY 18/365 CLSD UFN. DUE TO LTD TRAN SVC AVBL, PPR ALL INBD TRAN ACFT TO INCL AMC, JOSAC, NALO, ALTN AFLD, DIVERTS. CTC BASE OPS DSN 335-7301/2/3 C843-228-7301/2/3. FAX DSN 335-7874, C843-228-2874. HVY ACFT RSTD FM USE OF VIP LINE.
•  DUE TO LTD TRANSIENT SERVICES AVBL,PN ALL INBD TRANSIENT ACFT TO INCL AMC, JOSAC, ALTN AFLD & DIVERTS.
•  RSTD: PN APPROVAL GOOD FOR +/- 1 HR OF COORDINATED TIME.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 256.15 MHz SAME AS ATCT
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: ASR-5 0700-2300 DLY; CLSD HOL
BEAUFORT APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 123.7 MHz APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR (3000 FT & BLO)
  125.125 MHz APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR (ABV 3000 FT)
  292.125 MHz
OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT SUN & HOL; JACKSONVILLE CENTER.
APCH/P DEP/P RADAR ABOVE 3000 FT
  328.425 MHz
OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT SUN & HOL; OT CTC JACKSONVILLE CENTER.
APCH/P DEP/P RADAR 3000 FT & BLO
BEAUFORT EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
BEAUFORT GROUND: 128.15 MHz GND/P CD/P  
  348.625 MHz
OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT SUN & HOL.
GND/CLNC  
BEAUFORT TOWER: 119.05 MHz LCL/P  
  342.875 MHz
OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT SUN & HOL.
LCL/P  
  363.15 MHz
OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-THU; 1200-2300Z++ FRI; CLSD SAT SUN & HOL.
LCL/S  
Other - (BASE OPS): 281.8 MHz BASE OPS  
Other - (PMSV): 264.5 MHz PMSV  
Other - (RDR): 123.7 MHz RDR  
  134.1 MHz RDR  
  383.6 MHz RDR  
Other - (SFA RADAR): 298.875 MHz SFA RADAR  
  317.775 MHz SFA RADAR  
  323.275 MHz SFA RADAR  
  372 MHz SFA RADAR  
  379.275 MHz SFA RADAR  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC (SAVANNAH RCAG) ON FREQS 132.925/363.2 WHEN BEAUFORT APCH CTL CLOSED.
•  SFA
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN NBC BEAUFORT   24 Hours 0.1 nm 313.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNUSBL 300-010 BYD 30 NM BLW 5000'.
•  TACAN UNAVBL 0400-1200Z++ MON-FRI AND ALL DAY WEEKENDS EXCEPT WHEN AIRFIELD OPEN BY NOTAM.
VORTAC SAV SAVANNAH 115.95 MHz 24 Hours 31.6 nm 50.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  DME PORTION UNUSABLE FROM 085 TO 100 DEGS BYD 39 NM BLO 3000. DME PORTION UNUSABLE FROM 126 TO 132 DEGS BYD 33 NM BLO 3000.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSABLE FROM 248 TO 251 DEGS BYD 31 NM BLO 3000.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH AND DME PORTION UNUSABLE FROM 342 TO 343 DEGS BYD 30 NM.
VOT SAV SAVANNAH TRAVIS FLD 111 MHz 24 Hours 32.4 nm 49.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME SVN HUNTER 111.6 MHz 24 Hours 35.3 nm 37.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 195-200 & 201-225 BLO 1800 FT.
•  VOR/DME UNMONITORED WHEN ATCT CLSD.
•  MISC: VOR GND CK PT LCTD TWY 6.
•  VOR UNUSABLE 046 - 099 DEG, BYD 15 NM BLO 4,000 FT.
NDB SA MAVIS 368 KHz 24 Hours 37.6 nm 55.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR ALD ALLENDALE 116.7 MHz 24 Hours 43.1 nm 137.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSBL 360-035 BLO 3000 FT, 036-134 BLO 6000 FT, 135-145 BYD 10 NM BLO 6000 FT, 146-216 BLO 6000 FT, 217-314 BLO 3000 FT, 315-325 BYD 10 NM BLO 3000 FT, 326-341 BLO 3000 FT, 342-359 ALL ALTS & DSTCS.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
73J WX AWOS-3 119.675 MHz 843-524-1000 6.0 nm
ARW WX AWOS-3 119.675 MHz 843-524-1000 6.1 nm
HXD WX AWOS-3 121.4 MHz 843-342-5072 15.3 nm
RBW WX AWOS-3 118.725 MHz 843-538-3575 26.6 nm
SAV WX ASOS   912-966-0364 32.4 nm
Runways
05/23
Dimensions: 12202 ft. x 200 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 59/R/C/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 05 Runway 23
True Alignment: 42° 222°
Latitude: 32-28-14.0043 N 32-29-43.9302 N
Longitude: 80-43-49.6696 W 80-42-14.6162 W
Elevation: 36.6 ft. 12.8 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 49 ft. AGL 53 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: SALSF: Short approach lighting system with sequenced flashers ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 37 ft. 16 ft.

14/32
Dimensions: 7999 ft. x 200 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 64/R/D/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 14 Runway 32
Latitude: 32-29-4.5564 N 32-28-8.384 N
Longitude: 80-43-52.9862 W 80-42-47.2017 W
Elevation: 31.9 ft. 22.3 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 40 ft. AGL 40 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on right 4-light PAPI on right
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 32 ft. 25.4 ft.

18/36
Dimensions: 3941 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights:  
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18 Runway 36
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No

Heliports
None