MERCEDITA
Latitude: 18-0-29.9 N
Longitude: 66-33-46.8 W
Elevation: 28.8 ft.
Variation: 11 W 1985
From city: 3 miles E of PONCE, PR
ARTCC: ZSU
Section chart: PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLANDS
Time Zone: UTC-4(-3DT)
PSE (TJPS)
PONCE, PR
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
ATCT CLSD INDEFLY.
FSS: SAN JUAN FSS (SJU)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: TJPS ()
Attendance: 0600-2000
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
HIRL RY 12/30 PRESET MED INTST DUSK-2200; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT HIRL RY 12/30 AND REIL RY 12 AFTER 2200 - CTAF. PAPI RY 30 OPER CONT.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: Yes
FEE FOR OTHER THAN HOME BASED ACFT.
Fuel: A
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index I B certified on 07/01/1973
PPR 24 HRS FOR INDEX C & ABOVE UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 787-842-6292.
Int'l Operations: Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
PUERTO RICO PORT AUTH
PO BOX 2829
SAN JUAN, PR 00936
UNITED STATES
Phone: 787-791-0054
MANAGER:
JOSE RIOLLANO
MERCEDITA ARPT BOX 323
MERCEDITA, PR 00715
UNITED STATES
Phone: 787-729-8715
EXT 2401
General Remarks
•  CUSTOMS AVAILABLE 1200Z TO 2100Z MON-FRI.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.7 MHz  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQS 118.75/269.0 (EL YUNQUE RCAG).
•  CLNC DEL PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQ 121.9.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VOR/DME PSE PONCE 109 MHz 24 Hours 2.7 nm 290.8°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR/DME UNUSBL 280-300 BYD 25 NM BLO 6,000 FT, 301-340 BYD 25 NM BLO 8,000 FT, 341-065 BYD 28 NM BLO 8,000 FT, 341-065 BYD 30 NM BLO 12,000 FT, 066-098 BYD 30 NM BLO 6,000 FT.
NDB DDP DORADO 391 KHz 24 Hours 28.8 nm 197.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME MAZ MAYAGUEZ 110.6 MHz 24 Hours 36.7 nm 113.9°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORDME UNUSBL 21-024 DEG ALL DISTS AND ALTS; 025-044 DEG BLO 13500 FT ALL DISTS; 045-061 DEG BYD 10 NM BLO 13500 FT; 062 DEG BYD 23 NM ALL ALTS; 063-082 DEG BYD 10 NM BLO 13500 FT; 084-100 BLO 13500 ALL DISTS; 102-222 DEG BLO 9000 FT ALL DISTS; 223-254 DEG BLO 4000 FT ALL DISTS; 255-266 DEG BYD 10 NM BLO 4000 FT; 267-285 DEG BLO 4000 FT ALL DISTS; 286-295 DEG ALL DISTS AND ALTS; 297-019 DEG ALL DISTS AND ALTS.
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 133-135 DEG ALL DSTC ALL ALTS.
VORTAC SJU SAN JUAN 114 MHz 24 Hours 41.9 nm 231.3°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSABLE FROM 120-164 BYD 10 NM BLO 9000 FT; USUSABLE FROM 165-260 BYD 28 NM BLO 5000 FT.
TACAN NRR ROOSEVELT ROADS   24 Hours 54.3 nm 255.6°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNUSBL 230-280 BLO 6,000 FT, 280-310 BLO 15,000 FT, 310-340 BLO 11,000 FT, 340-350 BLO 4,000 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
SJU WX ASOS   787-791-6200 41.1 nm
BQN WX AWOS-3 118.325 MHz 787-890-3570 43.5 nm
•  AWOS CEILING UNRELIABLE DURING NON TOWER HOURS.
•  AWOS CEILOMETER OTS INDEFLY.
Runways
12/30
Dimensions: 6900 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 42/F/B/X/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 12 Runway 30
True Alignment: 108° 288°
Traffic Pattern: Right  
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 18-0-40.4484 N 18-0-19.3942 N
Longitude: 66-34-20.8427 W 66-33-12.8209 W
Elevation: 28.4 ft. 27 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height:   53 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:  
Visual Slope Indicator:   4-light PAPI on right
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes No
Displaced Threshold: 777.4 ft. 247.1 ft.
DT Latitude: 18-0-38.0767 N 18-0-20.1486 N
DT Longitude: 66-34-13.1786 W 66-33-15.2565 W
DT Elevation: 26.1 ft. 26.7 ft.
TDZE: 28.8 ft. 27.2 ft.
TORA: 6900 ft. 6900 ft.
TODA: 6900 ft. 6900 ft.
ASDA: 6277 ft. 6900 ft.
LDA: 5488 ft. 6677 ft.

Heliports
None