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Data Effective: 12/05/2019 - 01/02/2020
PMD (KPMD)
PALMDALE USAF PLANT 42
PALMDALE , CA - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 34-37-45.8 N / 118-5-4.39 W
Elevation 2542.5 FT
Variation 12 E 2020
From city 3 miles NE of PALMDALE, CA
ARTCC ZLA
Section chart LOS ANGELES
Time Zone UTC-8(-7DT)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Minimum Operational Network Yes
Facility use Open to the public
OFFICAL BUSINESS ONLY. MILITARY ARPT. CIVIL USE REQUIRES USAF APPROVAL AND DD FORM 2400/01/02.
Control Tower Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours OPR 1330-0600Z++.
Apch/Dep Hours  
FSS RIVERSIDE FSS (RAL)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility PMD (PALMDALE USAF PLANT 42)
    Attendance 1330-0600Z++
    OTHER TIMES CLSD TO ALL TFC WITHOUT WRITTEN APVL.
    Wind Indicator Yes
    Segmented Circle Yes
    Lights SEE RMK
    ACTVT REIL RWY 04, 07, 22, 25; HIRL RWY 04/22 & 07/25 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 22 & 25 ON CONSLY.
    Beacon Clear and Green
      SS-SR
    Landing Fee Yes
    Fuel NONE
    Fire and Rescue  
    Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: None  
    CTAF: 123.7 MHz  
    ATIS: 118.275 MHz  
    RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
    JOSHUA APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 124.55 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
      363 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
    PALMDALE EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
      243 MHz EMERG  
    PALMDALE GROUND: 121.9 MHz GND/P  
      317.6 MHz GND/P  
    PALMDALE TOWER: 123.7 MHz LCL/P  
      236.6 MHz LCL/S  
      317.6 MHz LCL/P  
    Remarks:
    • WHEN ATCT CLSD ARPT CLSD TO ALL TFC WITHOUT WRITTEN APVL, DUE TO MILITARY OPS DURING TOWER CLOSURE.
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    PMD WX ASOS   661-272-3798 0.1 nm
    WJF WX ASOS   661-949-2840 9.2 nm
    GXA WX ASOS 413.2 MHz 760-315-0639 20.9 nm
    • ASOS IS ASSOCIATED WITH GRAY BUTTE FIELD. (04CA)
    MHV WX AWOS-3 132.225 MHz 661-824-5218 26.2 nm
    WHP WX AWOS-3PT 132.1 MHz 818-899-9820 27.5 nm
    RUNWAY 04/22
    Dimensions 12001 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type CONC
    Surface Condition GOOD
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 53/R/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 04

    True Alignment 52°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Basic
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-37-0.842 N
    Longitude 118-5-29.802 W
    Elevation 2542.5 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height  
    Visual Glide Path Angle  
    Visual Slope Indicator  
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 2542.5 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 22

    True Alignment 232°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Basic
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-38-14.236 N
    Longitude 118-3-36.966 W
    Elevation 2491.1 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 52 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle 2.5°
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 2497.9 ft.
    RUNWAY 07/25
    Dimensions 12002 ft. x 200 ft.
    Surface Type CONC
    Surface Condition GOOD
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 71/R/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 07

    True Alignment 86°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-37-50.106 N
    Longitude 118-6-47.029 W
    Elevation 2540.2 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height  
    Visual Glide Path Angle  
    Visual Slope Indicator  
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 2540.2 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 25

    True Alignment 266°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-37-57.991 N
    Longitude 118-4-23.743 W
    Elevation 2498.7 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 58 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 2503.4 ft.
    RUNWAY 072/252
    Dimensions 6000 ft. x 75 ft.
    Surface Type CONC
    Surface Condition EXCELLENT
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights  
    PCN 97/R/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 072

    Runway End Identifier Lights No

    Reciprocal End: 252

    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CHARTS

    Chart data valid from 0901Z 12/05/19 to 0901Z 01/02/20.

    AIRPORT DIAGRAM for PMD
    CONTACTS

    OWNER

    USAF
    LIEUTENANT COLONEL RONALD E. CLEAVES, COMMANDING OFFICER, PHONE 661-272-6770.
    2503 E AVE P
    PALMDALE, CA 93550-2196
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 661-272-6700

    MANAGER

    KEN NEITZEL
    CHIEF OF USAF AIRFIELD OPERATIONS.
    2503 E AVE P
    CIVILIAN AIRPORT CONTACT AT 39516 NORTH 25TH STREET E, PALMDALE, CA 93550, CURRENTLY CLOSED.
    PALMDALE, CA 93550-2196
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 661-272-6715
    REMARKS
    • MISC: INDUS INSTLN - NO TRNSPN, LODGING OR NML SVC AVBL ON SITE.
    • PRKG RAMP LCTD S OF RWY 22 & TWY V NOT VSB FM ATCT.
    • UNLGT OBSTN SURROUND AFLD.
    • DRAINAGE DITCHES PARL RWY 22 FM TWY S TO TWY U.
    • BIRD HAZ POTENTIAL EXISTS. MIGRATORY SEASON PHASE II 1 OCT - 31 MAR. DURG BWC MODERATE, TKOF AND LNDG PERMITTED. DURG BWC SEVERE, TKOF AND LNDG PROHIBITED.
    • MILITARY USE: ASSAULT LDG ZONE LCTD 1ST 6,000 EAST END OF TWY B. RWY 252 MRK ONLY FOR C-130 ASSAULT OPR; ONE-WAY LDG ONLY.
    • MISC: WINDS ARE EST DUE TO FMQ-13 WIND SENSORS BEING ACCURATE TO WITHIN ONLY +/- 2 KT. ATC/WX WILL NOT INCL/RELAY WIND CORR INTO FCST/PHRASEOLOGY. THEREFORE, AIRCREWS WILL INCORPORATE A +/- 2 KT ACCURACY INTO THEIR DECISION MAKING PROCESS FOR FLYING OPR.
    • SERVICE-LGT: GATED THLD LGT RWY 07-25 AND RWY 04-22.
    • TRAN ALERT (1 OF 2): NO FLEET SVC AVBL. NO FLW ME SVC AVBL. EXP PROGRESSIVE TAXI TO PRK. AIRCREW RESPONSIBLE FOR ACFT PINNING/SAFING.
    • MISC: COMSEC STORAGE UNAVBL.
    • CAUTION: USE EXTREME CAUTION FOR UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS (UAS) OPS IN VCNTY.
    • FUEL: A++ AVBL. NO TRANS ACFT FUEL SVC AVBL. LTD FUELING AVBL; GOVT ACFT ONLY 1600-2300Z++ MON-FRI. 24 HR PN WITH AFLD MGR RQR; NO SAME DAY REQ; GAS AND GO UNAVBL. EXPECT 2+ HR DELAY FOR FUEL.
    • RSTD - OFFL BUS ONLY. MIL ARPT. CIVIL USE RQR USAF APVL AND DD FORM 2400/01/02. PPR RQR FOR FULL STOP LDG ONLY. CALL C661-272-6619/6614.
    • TRAN ALERT (2 OF 2): UNABLE TO SVC ACFT WITH ORDNANCE. LTD GRD SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AVBL. NO POTABLE WATER SVC. NO TRAN MAINT AVBL. GND SVC UNAVBL WHEN LIGHTNING WITHIN 5 NM.
    • MISC: FLT PLANS MUST BE FILED AND ACTIVATED WITH P42 AFLD MGMT. USE PRESCOTT FSS WHEN P42 AFLD MGMT CLSD.
    • CAUTION: VARIOUS ACFT TEST OPS MARKINGS PAINTED IN WHITE ON TAXIWAY UNIFORM.
    • CAUTION: RWY 25 NSTD MRK: SPOT LDG ZONE MRK LCTD AT 6000 FT REMAINING MRK. RWY 07-25 DECEPTIVE SFC MRK EXCEED STANDARD BY APPROX 50 FT.
    • RSTD: OVERNIGHT PRK UNAUTHD ON C-RAMP.
    • RSTD: TWY L BTN RWY 04/22 AND PAX TRML UNLGTD AND USABLE FOR DAYLT VFR ONLY.
    • ALL DEPT ACFT MUST FILE FPL WITH P42 AFLD MGMT OPS.
    • CAUTION: FOD HAZ ON TWY S; ALL LARGE BODY ACFT MUST TAXI WITH OUTBOARD MOTORS SHUT OFF.
    • SERVICE-JASU: POWER CARS UNAVBL.
    • MISC: BASE OPS OPR 1330-0600Z++, MON-SAT, CLSD SUN AND FEDERAL HOL.
    • RSTD: RWY RESERVED FOR ACFT BASED THEREIN ON SAT AND SUN. GRD CREWS MUST INSPECT ALL ANTICIPATED AFLD PAVEMENTS RQR FOR THEIR MSN PRIOR TO EACH ACFT ARR OR DEP
    • CAUTION: CONTRACTOR LEASED SITES ARE INTENDED FOR ACFT BASED THEREIN; ENTRY GATES AND APRONS MAY NOT MEET AF OBST STDS.