FAIRCHILD AFB
Latitude: 47-36-54.2 N
Longitude: 117-39-20.9 W
Elevation: 2462.2 ft.
Variation: 16 E 2010
From city: 10 miles SW of SPOKANE, WA
ARTCC: ZSE
Section chart: SEATTLE
Time Zone: UTC-8(-7DT)
SKA (KSKA)
SPOKANE, WA
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: SEATTLE FSS (SEA)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: SKA (FAIRCHILD AFB)
Attendance: Continuous
ANG OPR 1515-2345Z++ MON-FRI; CLSD WKENDS AND HOL. PPR FOR ANG RAMP, DSN 657-7100/7264.
Segmented Circle: No
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: NONE
Int'l Operations: Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
HEADQUARTERS 92 BOMB WING
FAIRCHILD AFB, WA 99011
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
BASE OPERATIONS
HEADQUARTERS 92 BOMB WING
FAIRCHILD AFB, WA 99011
UNITED STATES
General Remarks
•  SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  JASU: (MA-1A) (A/M32A-86) (MC-1A).
•  FUEL: J8, A++
•  FLUID: SP PRESAIR; DE-ICE NOT AVBL FOR C5, C17; LOX.
•  OIL: O-148-156 JOAP.
•  RSTD: PPR INCL SKED AMC MSN, 24 HR PRIOR COORD REQ. ALL INBND PAX/CARGO ACFT MUST CTC COMD POST NO LATER THAN 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG.
•  RSTD: AMC ACFT OPR RSTD DUR BIRD WATCH COND MODERATE (TKOF OR LDG PERMS ONLY WHEN DEP/ARR RTE AVOID IDENT BIRD ACT, NO LCL IFR/VFR TFC PAT ACT) AND SEVERE (TKOF AND LDG PROH WO OG/CC APVL), CTC PTD OR COMD POST FOR CURRENT BIRD WATCH COND.
•  CAUTION: DO NOT MISTAKE SPOKANE INTL 4.5 NM E OF FAIRCHILDAFB. PHASE II (TH HI BIRD POTENTIAL HAZ TIME PERIOD) OF THE BIRD AIRCRAFT SAFETY HAZARD PROGRAM IS IN EFF ANNUALLY FR MAY TO OCT.
•  ANG: OPR 1515-2345Z++ MON-FRI;CLSD WKEND AND HOL. PPR FOR ANG RAMP, DSN 657-7100/7264.
•  SFA REMARKS: ACFT RQR SFA NOTIFY SEATTLE CENTER OR APP 20 MIN OUT ON ANY PUBL FREQ.
•  RWY 05/23 ST175 WGT THSD LBS.
•  RSTD: PARACHUTE JUMPING ACTIVITY THUR 1730-2200Z++ AND FRIDAY 1900-2000Z++, ELLINGTON DROP ZONE 5,000 FT SOUTH OF RY.
•  CAUTION: UNCTL VEH ON TWYS AND RAMPS. COPTER OPNS WITHIN VICINITY OF FAIRCHILD AFB.
•  MISC: BASE OPS DSN 657-5439/5202, C509-247-5439/5202. BASE OPS OMNI DSN 657-3414, C509-247-3414.
•  TRAN ALERT SVC AVBL 1400-0600Z++, CLSD WKEND. CTC BASE OPS NLT 15 MIN OUT FOR SVC REQ. FLEET SVC AVBL.
•  MISC: AIR EVAC/TRAN ACFT CTC PTD NLT 15 MIN PRIOR TO ARR.
•  CAUTION: FLARE ROCKET FRNG AND DEMOLITION OF EXPLOSIVES TRNG WED 1530-1630Z++ AND 2000-2100Z++ LCTD 5,000 FT S RY 5-23 ABM TWY, MAX ALT 1300 FT.
•  CSTMS/AG/IMG: C509-247-5202/5439.
•  ARFF AVBL UPON REQ.
•  AMOPS AVBL TO STORE CLASSIFIED UP TO SECRET LTD STORAGE CAPABILITY.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 257.625 MHz 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
FAIRCHILD DEPARTURE: 316.7 MHz DEP/S  
FAIRCHILD EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
FAIRCHILD GROUND: 123.6 MHz GND/P  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
FAIRCHILD TOWER: 120.35 MHz LCL/P  
  233.7 MHz LCL/P  
Other - (COMD POST): 311 MHz COMD POST (CALL STRIKEHAWK)
  321 MHz COMD POST (CALL STRIKEHAWK)
Other - (OPNS): 293.7 MHz OPNS  
Other - (PMSV): 234.8 MHz PMSV  
Other - (PTD): 139.3 MHz PTD  
  372.2 MHz PTD  
Other - (RDR): 134.1 MHz RDR  
  339.3 MHz RDR  
  363.8 MHz RDR  
  384.9 MHz RDR  
  389.8 MHz RDR  
SPOKANE APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 123.75 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC (205-025)
  123.75 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  133.35 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C (026-204)
  133.35 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  263 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C (026-204)
  263 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  282.25 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC (205-025)
  282.25 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
Remarks:
•  SFA.
•  AREA C IS SE OF A LINE CONNECTING ROCK LAKE, CHENEY, FELTS FIELD & THE SOUTH SIDE OF MICA PEAK 6000/BLO. USE FREQS 124.7/263.0 IN AREA C ABOVE 6000.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 05 ILS II-FRC 110.3 MHz  
•  NO-NOTAM MP: RY 05/23 1400-1700Z++ WED & THU, (2000/3+1).
Rwy 23 ILS I-SKA 110.3 MHz  
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.
•  NO-NOTAM MP: RY 05/23 1400-1700Z++ WED & THU, (2000/3+1).


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN SKA FAIRCHILD   24 Hours 0.4 nm 40.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNUSBL 105-135 BYD 30 NM BLO 6200 FT.
•  TACAN DME UNUSBL 160-175 BYD 30 NM BLO 5600 FT; 190-230 BYD 30 NM BLO 5000 FT.
•  NO-NOTAM MP 1400-1700Z++ TUE (2000/3+1).
VORTAC GEG SPOKANE 115.5 MHz 24 Hours 3.2 nm 338.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 360-015 BYD 26 NM BLO 7,000 FT; 300-330 BYD 30 NM BLO 9,000 FT; 335-360 BYD 18 NM BLO 7,000 FT; 335-360 BYD 25 NM.
VOT GEG SPOKANE INTL 109.6 MHz 24 Hours 4.7 nm 264.4°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
NDB CRK CANYON 388 KHz 24 Hours 9.1 nm 246.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOT SFF SPOKANE/FELTS FIELD 114 MHz 24 Hours 14.2 nm 254.0°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
NDB DPY DEER PARK 365 KHz 24 Hours 23.1 nm 203.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NDB UNMONITORED.
VOR/DME COE COEUR D'ALENE 108.8 MHz 24 Hours 35.2 nm 254.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 220-240 BYD 15 NM, AND 280-315 BYD 15 NM BLO 11,000 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
GEG WX ASOS   509-624-4406 5.0 nm
COE WX AWOS-3 135.075 MHz 208-772-8215 35.2 nm
Runways
05/23
Dimensions: 13899 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 88/R/B/W/T
   Single Wheel: 155,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 220,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 550,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 05 Runway 23
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 47-36-27.09 N 47-37-21.3 N
Longitude: 117-40-54.06 W 117-37-47.71 W
Elevation: 2462.2 ft. 2415.2 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 58 ft. AGL 56 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: ALSF2: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category II or III configuration ALSF1: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category 1 configuration
Centerline Lights: yes yes
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 2462.2 ft. 2423 ft.

Heliports
None