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Data Effective: 03/28/2019 - 04/25/2019
VBG (KVBG)
VANDENBERG AFB
LOMPOC , CA - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 34-44-14.412 N / 120-35-3.5252 W
Elevation 368.1 FT
Variation 12 E 2020
From city 7 miles NW of LOMPOC, CA
ARTCC ZLA
Section chart LOS ANGELES
Time Zone UTC-8(-7DT)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Facility use Private use only
Control Tower Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours 0800-1700 EXCPT SAT-SUN & HOLIDAYS
Apch/Dep Hours  
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
WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT ALS RWY 30; SFL RWY 30; PAPI RWY 12 & 30; HIRL 12/30 - CTAF. RWY 12 ALS UNAVBL; USE NO APCH LIGHT MINS.
Beacon Clear and Green
  SS-SR
Landing Fee  
Fuel 115, B+
Fire and Rescue  
Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
 Not an Airport of Entry
COMMUNICATIONS
UNICOM: None  
CTAF: 124.95 MHz  
ATIS: 133.125 MHz (D-ATIS) DSN 275-2847 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
Other - (COMD POST): 126.2 MHz COMD POST  
Other - (PTD): 126.2 MHz PTD  
Other - (RANGE CTL): 121.4 MHz RANGE CTL  
SANTA BARBARA APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 124.15 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
VANDENBERG CLERANCE DELIVERY: 121.75 MHz CD/P  
VANDENBERG EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
VANDENBERG GROUND: 121.75 MHz GND/P  
VANDENBERG TOWER: 124.95 MHz LCL/P  
Remarks:
  • TWR (E) 124.95 326.2 REMARKS: SVC NOT PROVIDED TO LOMPOC.
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL CLOSED.
WEATHER
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
LPC WX AWOS-3PT 133.875 MHz 805-735-3075 7.4 nm
SMX WX ASOS 121.15 MHz 805-928-0384 11.5 nm
  • ASOS BROADCAST OVER ATIS
HLZ WX AWOS-3 121.975 MHz   16.8 nm
  • STAND-ALONE FACILITY LOCATED IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN NOT ASSOCIATED WITH AN AIRPORT OR NAVAID.
L52 WX AWOS-3 118.375 MHz 805-489-1305 21.9 nm
IZA WX AWOS-3 118.075 MHz 805-686-8903 26.4 nm
RUNWAY 12/30
Dimensions 15000 ft. x 200 ft.
Surface Type CONC
Surface Condition  
Treatment  
Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
PCN 53/R/B/W/T
Single Wheel  
Double Wheel  
Double Tandem  
Dual Double Tandem  

Base End: 12

True Alignment 137°
Traffic Pattern Left
Latitude 34-45-8.2477 N
Longitude 120-36-5.3516 W
Elevation 238 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height 72 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights ALSF2
Centerline Lights no
Runway End Identifier Lights No
TDZE 265.2 ft.

Reciprocal End: 30

True Alignment 317°
Traffic Pattern Left
Latitude 34-43-20.5763 N
Longitude 120-34-1.6989 W
Elevation 368.1 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height 72 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle
Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights ALSF2
RY 30 APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM ARE NON-STANDARD ALSF2 CONFIGURATION. THRESHOLD LIGHTS ARE 17 FEET FROM THE USABLE PAVEMENT SURFACE.
Centerline Lights no
Runway End Identifier Lights No
TDZE 368.1 ft.
HELIPORTS
None
CHARTS

Chart data valid from 0901Z 03/28/19 to 0901Z 04/25/19.

AIRPORT DIAGRAM for VBG

Minimums

TAKEOFF MINIMUMS

Departure Procedure (DP) Charts

GAVIOTA THREE VANDENBERG THREE
CONTACTS

OWNER

USAF
VANDENBERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437
UNITED STATES

MANAGER

BASE OPERATIONS
VANDENGERG AFB
LOMPOC, CA 93437
UNITED STATES
Phone: 805-606-4129
DSN 276-4129
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.
  • TFC PAT - OVERHEAD 2400 FT, RECTANGULAR 1900 FT.
  • REMARKS - FOR BASH INFO, SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • FUEL - A++, FUEL SVC BY TRUCK ONLY. EXP SVC DELAYS.
  • RSTD: PPR AT LEAST 24 HR IN ADVANCE, BUT NO EARLIER THAN 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE. SEND EMAIL TO 30OSS_OSAA-AIRFIE
  • US.AF.MIL FOR PPR REQ FORM. AM OPS DSN 276-6941 OR C805-606-6941/6942 FAX EXTN 6664. ACFT OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL AFLD OPERATING HRS MUST BE APV AT LEAST 48 HRS IN ADV THRU AFLD MGMT. GRD SUPPORT SVC UNAVBL FOR ARR/DEP OPS OUTSIDE OF PUBL OR SKED AFLD OPERATING HRS.
  • 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. AM OPS DSN 276-6941/42, C805-606-6941/42 FAX EXTN 6664. RWY 12-30 GROOVED.
  • MISC: 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. 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.
  • TRAN ALERT: POTABLE WATER SVC UNAVBL.
  • TACAN CK PT SIGN LCTD AT INT OF TWY A AND TWY D IS INVALID AND UNUSE.
  • SERVICE-LGT: RWY 12 ILS AND PAPI GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
  • TOW CPBLTY AVBL FOR C-130 AND SMLR ACFT.
  • LTD TOW CPBLTY FOR KC-135; CTC AIRFIELD MGMT FOR SPECIFICS.
  • ALL OTHER ACFT TOW CPBLTY UNAVBL.
  • CAUTION: OBST LGT ON RWY 12 LOC OTS.
  • CAUTION: MKGS ON PRKG APRON FADED AND NON-RETROREFLECTIVE.
  • RSTD: ALPHA ROW ENG RUN-UP AREA UNAVBL.
  • CSTMS/AG/IMG: CUSTOMS UNAVBL.
  • RSTD: B-52 OPS RQR PRIOR COORD WITH AFLD OPS.
  • CAUTION: ALTN HAZ CARGO PAD DOES NOT HAVE TIE DOWNS.
  • MISC: ANY CHANGE TO ARR/DEP TIME MUST BE COORD THRU COMD POST, RE-APVL IS RQR IF NEW ETA/ETD IS OUTSIDE OF AFLD HRS OF OPR.