MOODY AFB
Latitude: 30-58-7.32 N
Longitude: 83-11-34.67 W
Elevation: 233.2 ft.
Variation: 3 W 1990
From city: 9 miles NE of VALDOSTA, GA
ARTCC: ZJX
Section chart: JACKSONVILLE
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
VAD (KVAD)
VALDOSTA, GA
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: 1230-0600Z MON-THU, 1230-0200Z FRI, CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
Apch/Dep Hours: MON-THU 1200-0700Z, FRI 1200-0300Z, SAT, SUN AND HOL 1400-2200Z.
FSS: MACON FSS (MCN)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: VAD (MOODY AFB)
Attendance: FRI 1230-0200Z
MON-THU 1230-0600Z
CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SEE RMK
DUSK-DAWN. AFLD LGTING INTERMITTENT 1 HR AFTER OFFICIAL SS UNTIL AFLD CLOSURE DUE TO NVG TRAINING ON AFLD.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: NONE
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
MOODY AFB
VALDOSTA, GA 31601
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
CHIEF OF AFLD MANAGEMENT
MOODY AFB
VALDOSTA, GA 31601
UNITED STATES
AUTOVON 460-1110
General Remarks
•  BEARING STRENGTH RY-18L-36R: ST175 SBTT570 TDT840 TRT580.
•  BEARING STRENGTH RY 18R-36L: ST175 SBTT515 TDT840 TRT545.
•  FUEL: J8, J8+100
•  FLUID: SP LPOX LOX
•  JASU: (A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60)(M32A-60A)
•  OIL: O-133-148 SOAP
•  TRAN ALERT: TRAN MAINT SVC OPR 1230-0600Z MON-THU; 1230-0200Z FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL. EXP 3 HR SVC/REFUEL DELAYS, LTD MAINT. NO FLEET.
•  LGT: ALL RY THLD LGT, MID 70' REMOVED. AFLD LGT INTMT 1 HR AFTER OFF SS TIL AFLD CLSD DUE NVD TRNG ON FLD. RY 18L-36R PAPI AND ILS GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
•  CAUTION: TRAN DEP WITH RAPID CLIMB USE EXTREME CAUTION, MAINTAIN AT OR BLO 1300 FT MSL UNTIL DEP END. OVERHEAD TFC PAT 1800 FT IN CONT USE. SIMULTANEOUS OPR IN USE TO RY 18 OR 36 WHEN R3008 IN USE.130 FT AGL UNLGTD ANT 3.5 NM DUE S OF RY 36R.
•  NS ABTMT: QUIET HR 0330-1130Z++.
•  MISC: COMSEC STOR WILL BE PROVIDED AT 347 WG COMD POST DSN 460-3501.
•  MISC: RWY 18L-36R HAVE NSTD RWY MRK, WITH ASSAULT STRIP SHOWN.
•  RADAR: NO-NOTAM MP: 1000-1200Z MON-FRI, 1100-1700Z SAT.
•  RSTD: PPR ISSUED UP TO 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARR, MIN 24 HR PN. PPR GOOD FOR +/-1 HR OF PPR TIME. COORD OF PPR OUTSIDE OF BLOCK TIME BY FONE IS RQR OR PPR NR WILL BE CONSIDERED CNL.
•  RSTD: TRAN ACFT, EXC FLT CK, LIFEGUARD OR EMERG ARR, DUE TO HI VOLUME OF LCL AIR TFC ARE NOT AUTH TO CONDUCT PRACTICE APCH DUR DAYLT HR, MON-FRI. TRAN IFR ACFT ARR/DEP CAN EXP DELAYS WHEN R3008 ACT, CTC 23 WG SKED AT DSN 460-7831/7839, C229-257-7831/7839 FOR DECONFLICTION. PPR ALL TRAN ACFT.
•  RSTD: TRAN ACFT LTD TO 1 LCL FLT. FOR PPR CTC BASE OPS DSN 460-3305/3306/1749, C229-257-3305/3306/1749, FAX EXTN 4664. TRAN VIP ACFT CTC PTD 30 MIN PRIOR ETA.
•  RSTD: ASSAULT ZONE RSTD FOR 347 RQW C-130 ACFT ONLY. C5, C17 ACFT RSTD TO LO APCH OR FULL STOP LDG ONLY. LTD TRAN PRK.
•  A-GEAR: RY -18L, BAK-15 CHAG (150 FT OVRN) HOOK BAK-12A(B)(1100 FT).
•  A-GEAR: RY-36R, HOOK BAK-12A(B)(1500 FT) BAK-15 CHAG (150 FT OVRN).
•  A-GEAR: RY-18R, MA-1A CHAG (90 FT OVRN) HOOK BAK-12A(B)(1500 FT).
•  A-GEAR: RY-36L, HOOK BAK-12A(B) (1500 FT) MA-1A CHAG (90 FT OVRN).
•  TFC PAT: USAF, ANG AND AFRC FTR ACFT EXP REDUCED RWY SEPARATION, SIMILAR TYPE ACFT AND DAY - 3000', DISSIMILAR TYPE ACFT/NGT - 6000'. TRAN ACFT MUST NOTIFY TWR ON INITIAL CTC IF REDUCED RWY SEPARATION IS NOT DESIRED.
•  HELIPAD RSTD TO 347 RQW HH-60 ACFT ONLY.
•  SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  BIRD HAZ: BIRDS PROMINENT YEAR ROUND. BIRD WATCH COND (BWC) CHG FREQUENTLY. AFLD OPNS OR SUPERVISOR OF FLYING (SOF) SETS BWC. AIRCREWS CAN MONITOR ATIS, CTC SOF OR AFLD OPNS FOR CURRENT BWC. NO COMMENTS ON ATIS WHEN BWC IS LOW. EXPECT DELAYS AND FULL STOP LANDINGS WHEN BWS SEVERE.
•  BIRD HAZ; HEAVY CONCENTRATIONS OF CATTLE EGRETS LIKELY JUL-AUG. PHASE II BIRD PERIOD FOR MIGRATORY PERIOD FM 1 OCT TO 28 FEB. PEAK BIRD ACTIVITY OCCURS WITHIN ONE HOUR OF SR & SS. HVY CONCENTRATION OF CATTLE EGRET BIRDS INVOF AFLD JUN-AUG, BIRD WATCH COND CHG FREQ.
•  A-GEAR: RY 18L-36R NML BAK-12B CONFIGURATION: APCH END DOWN, DEP END RAISED. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). E-5 DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAIN). E-5 DEP END RAISED. CTC TWR FOR OTHER CONFIGURATIONS, BAK-12A APCH END AVBL 30 MIN PN.
•  A-GEAR: RY 18R-36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FR ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIOR FOR RWY 18R-36L E-5 CONFIGURATION. JASU-(A/M32A-86)(MA-1A)(MC-1)(M32A-60(M32A-60A).
•  MISC: RY 18R/36L - FIRST 1000 FT CONRETE, MIDDLE 6000 FT HAS 75 FT CONCRETE WIDE CENTER WITH OUTER SIDES BEING A 37.5 FT WIDE ASPHALT SURFACE.
•  MISC: WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 9 OWS AT SHAW AFB DSN 965-0939 COMM 803-895-0939.
•  RSTD: VFR HELIPAD LTD TO 347 RQG HH60 ACFT ONLY. 180 DEGREE TURNS PROH F/W ACFT LARGER FTR ON TWY 'L'.
•  MISC: WX OPR 1330-0700Z MON-THU; 1330-0300Z FRI; CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL, DSN 460-3457, C229-257-3457. WX BRIEFING FOR TRAN AIRCREWS BYD NML OPR HR AVBL VIA 26 OWS AT BARKSDALE, DSN 331-2651, C318-529-2651.
•  MISC: AFLD WX IS MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS AND AUGMENTED BY HUMAN
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 273.5 MHz 0600-0100 MON-FRI
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: ASR/PAR 1000-0500Z MON-FRI 1200-2000Z SAT/SUN/FED HOL. NO-NOTAM MP: 0700-1130Z MON-FRI, 2300-1300Z SAT.
MOODY APPROACH: 125.475 MHz APCH/P ABV 8,000 FT
  126.6 MHz APCH/P 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
  132.375 MHz APCH/P 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT
  259.3 MHz APCH/P 200-020 BYD 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
  269.4 MHz APCH/P ABV 8,000 FT
  285.6 MHz APCH/P 200-020 INSIDE 20 NM BLO 8,000 FT
MOODY CLERANCE DELIVERY: 296.7 MHz CD/P  
MOODY DEPARTURE: 306.3 MHz DEP/P  
  306.3 MHz DEP/P IC  
MOODY EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
MOODY GROUND: 138.95 MHz GND/P  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
MOODY TOWER: 128.45 MHz LCL/P  
  257.625 MHz LCL/P  
Other - (AFSOC COMMAND POST): 228.225 MHz AFSOC COMMAND POST ANGEL OPS (PRI)
  381.05 MHz AFSOC COMMAND POST ANGEL OPS (ALT)
Other - (BASIC RADAR): 125.475 MHz BASIC RADAR  
  127.925 MHz
MOODY ARR
BASIC RADAR  
  233.7 MHz
MOODY ARR
BASIC RADAR  
Other - (CLNC DEL): 120.625 MHz CLNC DEL  
Other - (PMSV): 263.45 MHz PMSV
PMSV OPR 1200-0600Z MON-THU, 1200-0300Z FRI, CLSD SAT AND FED HOL & SUN. 1400-2200Z (DT 1145-0600Z MON-THU, FRI. 1145-0200Z, CLSD SAT AND FED HOL).
 
Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD  
Other - (RADAR): 125.475 MHz RADAR  
Other - (RDR): 269.4 MHz RDR  
  296 MHz RDR  
  301.5 MHz RDR  
  316.7 MHz RDR  
  322.7 MHz RDR  
  389.8 MHz RDR  
  395 MHz RDR  
Other - (SFA PTD): 139.3 MHz SFA PTD  
  227.2 MHz SFA PTD  
Other - (SOF): 143.825 MHz SOF  
  305.6 MHz SOF  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY JACKSONVILLE ARTCC ON FREQS 127.575/269.025 (ALMA RCAG) WHEN VALDOSTA APCH CTL CLSD.
•  PAR LCTD LAT 30-57-54.36N LONG 083-11-34.11W.
•  ARSR LCTD AND MAINTD FOR ENROUTE/APCH/DEP FROM 1230-0600Z++ MON-FRI AND 1230-0300Z++ SAT/SUN/FED HOLS BY MOODY AFB; OTHER HRS CTC JAX ARTCC 132.3 290.4.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 18L ILS I-VAD 109.3 MHz  
•  UNMONITORED 0600-1145Z MON-FRI,0300-1400Z SAT-SUN, UNMONITORED SAT AND FEDERAL HOL. (DT 0600-1100Z MON-FRI).
•  ILS RY 18L: B747/767/777, L-1011, DC-10, A-300, B-1, KC-10, E-4, C-5, VC-25 WCH 17 FT.
Rwy 36R ILS I-MDG 109.9 MHz  
•  UNMONITORED 0600-1145Z MON-FRI, 0300-1400Z SAT-SUN, AND FEDERAL HOL. (DT 0600-1100Z MON-FRI).
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IA.
•  VAD TACAN DME UNUSBL BYD 30 DEG LEFT OF COURSE.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN VAD MOODY   24 Hours 0.5 nm 2.8°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  UNUSBL BYD 25 NM BLO 2,500 FT.
•  UNMONITORED 0600-1145Z MON-FRI; 0300Z SAT; 1400Z SUN; UNMONITORED HOL (DT: 0600-1100 MON-FRI)
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1000-1200Z MON-FRI, 1100-1700Z SAT AND SUN.
VOR/DME OTK VALDOSTA 114.8 MHz 24 Hours 12.1 nm 21.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
NDB HOE HOMERVILLE 209 KHz 24 Hours 22.3 nm 256.6°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB LCTD 1403' INBOARD RWY 32 THR; 378' RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
•  NDB UNMON.
VOR IFM TIFT MYERS 112.5 MHz 24 Hours 31.5 nm 151.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSBL 301-324.
VORTAC AYS WAYCROSS 110.2 MHz 24 Hours 37.4 nm 241.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
VLD WX ASOS 126.225 MHz 229-245-8746 12.3 nm
HOE WX AWOS-3 118.725 MHz 912-487-1253 22.3 nm
DQH WX AWOS-3 119.075 MHz 912-383-7258 35.0 nm
TVI WX AWOS-3 119.175 MHz 229-225-4336 35.8 nm
24J WX AWOS-3 118.225 MHz 386-362-1731 40.9 nm
Runways
18L/36R
Dimensions: 9300 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition:  
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 55/R/B/W/T
   Single Wheel: 81,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 122,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 335,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18L Runway 36R
True Alignment: 181°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Nonstandard Nonstandard
Latitude: 30-58-54.59 N 30-57-22.55 N
Longitude: 83-11-26.9 W 83-11-27.8 W
Elevation: 233.2 ft. 206.5 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 40 ft. AGL 52 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: 233.2 ft. 217 ft.

18R/36L
RY 18R/36L E-5 APCH/DEP END DISCONNECTED FROM ENERGY ABSORBERS (CHAINS). CTC TWR 30 MINS PRIO FO RY 18R/36L E-5 CONFIGURATION.
Dimensions: 8002 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: PEM
Surface Condition:  
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 62/R/C/W/T
   Single Wheel: 81,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 122,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 300,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18R Runway 36L
True Alignment: 181°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Latitude: 30-58-45.47 N 30-57-26.28 N
Longitude: 83-11-42.8 W 83-11-43.54 W
Elevation: 230.8 ft. 220.8 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 48 ft. AGL 50 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: MALSR: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights MALS: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 231 ft. 225 ft.
TODA: 8002 ft. 8002 ft.
LDA: 8002 ft. 8002 ft.

Heliports
None