VANDENBERG AFB
Latitude: 34-44-14.41 N
Longitude: 120-35-3.51 W
Elevation: 368.2 ft.
Variation: 14 E 2005
From city: 7 miles NW of LOMPOC, CA
ARTCC: ZLA
Section chart: LOS ANGELES
Time Zone: UTC-8(-7DT)
VBG (KVBG)
LOMPOC, CA
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: 0800-1700 EXCPT SAT-SUN & HOLIDAYS
FSS: HAWTHORNE FSS (HHR)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
•  FSS-HAWTHORNE HHR-NOTAM KVBG
NOTAMs Facility: HHR (JACK NORTHROP FIELD/HAWTHORNE MUNI)
Attendance: 1600-0100Z++
CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTIVATE-ALS, SFL AND PAPI RY 30 WHEN TWR CLSD-CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 115, B+
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
USAF
VANDENBERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437
UNITED STATES
MANAGER:
BASE OPERATIONS
VANDENGERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437
UNITED STATES
Phone: 805-866-3791
General Remarks
•  RWY-LGTS: RWY 12 - SF.
•  RWY-LGTS: RWY 30 - SF.
•  BEARING STRENGTH RWY 12/30: S81 T110 ST175 SBTT590 TT333TDT800 DDT857 TRT510.
•  JASU - 4(A/M32A-86) 2(AM32-95).
•  FLUID - SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX LHNIT.
•  OIL - O-148-156.
•  RSTD - ACTIVATION OF AN/APS 145 RADAR OR SIMILAR RADAR SYSTEMS ISPROH WHILE IN R2516, R2517, R2534A AND R2534B. CTC TWR ON GND PRIOR TO ENG START, ENG START OR AFLD OPR NOT AUTH TIL CTC WITH TWR IS MADE. NO INT DEP BTN OFFL SS-SR.
•  CAUTION - UNCTL CIV ARPT TFC 7 NM SE. WHEN ARPTIS VMC ACFT WILL NOT EXCEED 1900' TIL CROS DEP END OF RWY TO AVOID OVERHEAD TFC PAT. HVY AND LARGE ACFT ARE REQ TO USE MIN TAXI PWR AND SHUT DOWN OR IDLE OUTBOARD ENG TO AVOID BLOWING FOREIGN OBJECT ONTO PAVEMENT.
•  CAUTION - PRK RAMP IS NOT MRK FOR C-17 ACFT. USE FLW-ME VEH AND WG WALKER.
•  TFC PAT - OVERHEAD 2400', RECTANGULAR 1900'. CSTMS/AG/IMG - CONUS OUTBD-THE UNIT OF ACFT/AIRCREW ASGN IS RESPONSIBLE.
•  REMARKS - FOR BASH INFO, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
•  FUEL - FUEL SVC BY TRUCK ONLY. EXP SVC DELAYS. J8
•  CAUTION DISPLACED THRESHOLD MARKINGS - OLD DISPLACED THRESHOLD MARKINGS BLEEDING THROUGH CONCRETE AT THEINTERSECTION OF RUNWAY 30/12 NEAR INTERSECTION OF THE RUNWAY AND NORTH ALPHA TAXIWAY (DRM 7 FOR RWY 30 OR DRM 8 FOR RWY 12). THESE MARKINGS ARE NOT TO BE USED AS A NAVIGATION/LANDING AID.
•  RSTD: PPR FOR ALL TRAN FULL STOP ACFT, DSN 276-6941/6942 OR C805-606-6941/6942.
•  TRAN ALERT: LTD FLEET SVC AVBL, CTC AM OPS.
•  MISC: ALL ACFT REQ FULL STOP AT VBG OR SUPPORTING VBG VIP MOVEMENT, CTC PTD (OT COMD POST) 30 MIN PRIOR TO LDG. ALTN AFLD RQR. CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1600-0100Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL, OT CLASS E. AM OPS DSN 276-6941/42, C805-606-6941/42 FAX EXTN 6664. RWY 12-30 GROOVED.
•  MISC: ACFT OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL AFLD OPERATING HRS MUST BE APV AT LEAST 48 HRS IN ADV THRU AFLD MGMT OPS AT DSN 276-6941 GRD SUPPORT SVC UNAVBL FOR ARR/DEP OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL, APV, OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HR. EARLY/LATE ACFT ARR/DEP BEFORE/AFTER PUBL OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HRS SHALL EXP HOLDING WITH APCH CTL OR ARTCC TIL AFLD IS OPEN OR RON IF DEP. ACFT SHALL CTC COMD POST AT DSN 276-9961 PRIOR TO DEP WITH UPDATED ARR TIME. ANY CHG TO ARR/DEP TIME MUST BE COORD THRU COMD POST, AND RE-APVL IS RQR IF NEW ETA/ETD IS OUTSIDE OF APP AFLD HRS OF OPERATION. ENSURE PILOTS CK NOTAMS PRIOR TO DEP AS NOTAM WILL REFLECT AFLD HRS BASED ON APPROVED AFTER HRS REQ. CTC COMD POST 30 MIN OUT OR EARLIER.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: None  
ATIS: 133.125 MHz (D-ATIS) DSN 275-2847 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
Other - (COMD POST): 126.2 MHz COMD POST  
  311 MHz COMD POST  
  321 MHz COMD POST  
Other - (PMSV METRO): 342.4 MHz PMSV METRO  
Other - (PTD): 126.2 MHz PTD  
  372.2 MHz PTD  
Other - (RANGE CON): 121.4 MHz RANGE CON  
  256 MHz RANGE CON  
  266 MHz RANGE CON  
SANTA BARBARA APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 124.15 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  327.8 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
VANDENBERG CLERANCE DELIVERY: 121.75 MHz CD/P GND/P  
  275.8 MHz CD/P GND/P  
VANDENBERG EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
VANDENBERG TOWER: 124.95 MHz LCL/P  
  326.2 MHz LCL/P  
Remarks:
•  APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL CLOSED.
•  TWR (E) 124.95 326.2 REMARKS: SVC NOT PROVIDED TO LOMPOC.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 12 ILS I-BVD 110.1 MHz  
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++ TUE-FRI.
•  UNMONITORED 0100-1600Z++
Rwy 30 ILS I-VBG 110.1 MHz  
•  NO-NOTAM MP: 1400-1600Z++ TUE-FRI.
•  UNMONITORED 0100-1600Z++


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN VBG VANDENBERG   24 Hours 0.3 nm 347.9°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN UNMTO 0100-1600Z++. NO-NOTAM MP : 1400-1600Z++ MON.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH AND DME UNUSBL 121-191 BYD 25 NM BLO 3,700 FT, 336-353 BYD 25 NM BLO 5,000 FT, 336-353 BYD 35 NM BLO 6,000 FT.
VOR GLJ GUADALUPE 111 MHz 24 Hours 13.2 nm 193.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSABLE 300-325 BYD 10 NM BELOW 3000'.
VORTAC GVO GAVIOTA 113.8 MHz 24 Hours 27.4 nm 297.1°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 117-137 BYD 35 NM ALL ALTS; 310-095 BYD 10 NM BLO 8,500 FT; 360-095 BYD 20 NM BLO 12,500 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
VBG WX ASOS   805-605-8926 0.0 nm
LPC WX AWOS-3 133.875 MHz 805-735-3075 7.2 nm
SMX WX ASOS   805-928-0384 11.5 nm
IZA WX AWOS-3 118.075 MHz 805-686-8903 26.4 nm
SBP WX ASOS   805-547-1260 30.1 nm
Runways
12/30
Dimensions: 15000 ft. x 200 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition:  
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
ACTVT RY 12/30 HIRL- CTAF.
Weight Limitations  
   PCN: 53/R/B/W/T
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 12 Runway 30
True Alignment: 136° 316°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Latitude: 34-45-8.24 N 34-43-20.57 N
Longitude: 120-36-5.34 W 120-34-1.69 W
Elevation: 238.1 ft. 368.2 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 72 ft. AGL 72 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 ALSF2: Standard 2400 feet high intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers, category II or III configuration
RY 30 APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM ARE NON-STANDARD ALSF2 CONFIGURATION. THRESHOLD LIGHTS ARE 17 FEET FROM THE USABLE PAVEMENT SURFACE.
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 265 ft. 368.2 ft.

Heliports
None