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EGLIN AFB/DESTIN-FT WALTON BEACH
VALPARAISO/DESTIN-FT WALTON BEACH , FL - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 30-28-59.5899 N / 86-31-33.7596 W
Elevation 84 FT
Variation 0 E 2000
From city 1 miles SW of VALPARAISO/DESTIN-FT WALTON BEACH, FL
ARTCC ZJX
Section chart NEW ORLEANS
Time Zone UTC-6(-5DT)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Facility use Open to the public
RSTRD TO MIL ACFT AND CIVIL ACR ONLY.
Control Tower Air traffic control tower plus approach control
Tower Hours 24 Hours
Apch/Dep Hours 24 Hours
FSS GAINESVILLE FSS (GNV)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility VPS (EGLIN AFB/DESTIN-FT WALTON BEACH)
    Attendance Continuous
    SEE FLIP AP/1 RTE AND AREA RSTD (FLORIDA-VALPARAISO) FOR BASH, WX RESTRICTIONS, AND SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
    Wind Indicator Yes
    Segmented Circle No
    Lights SS-SR
    Beacon Clear and Green
      SS-SR
    Landing Fee No
    Fuel 100
    Fire and Rescue ARFF Index I C
    Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: None  
    CTAF: None  
    ATIS: 133 MHz 1200-0400Z++
    RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
    RADAR TYPE: ASR-5 ASR DIGITAL 0900-1200Z++ TUE
    EGLIN APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 125.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P ;(271-089)
      132.1 MHz APCH/P DEP/P ;(090-270)
      281.45 MHz APCH/P DEP/P ;(271-089)
      360.6 MHz APCH/P DEP/P ;(090-270)
    EGLIN CLERANCE DELIVERY: 127.7 MHz CD/P  
      377.2 MHz CD/P  
    EGLIN EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
      243 MHz EMERG  
    EGLIN GROUND: 121.8 MHz GND/P  
      335.8 MHz GND/P  
    EGLIN TOWER: 118.2 MHz LCL/P  
      122.8 MHz LCL/S  
      353.65 MHz
    UHF EQPT ACFT MUST USE UHF IN EGLIN TFC PAT.
    LCL/P  
    Other - (COMD POST): 318.05 MHz COMD POST  
      328.025 MHz COMD POST  
      372.8 MHz COMD POST  
      390.9 MHz COMD POST  
    Other - (PAR): 315.9 MHz PAR  
      341.9 MHz PAR  
      378.8 MHz PAR  
      389.1 MHz PAR  
    Other - (PMSV METRO): 342.2 MHz
    AVBL DUR WX OPR HR, SUN 0500Z TO FRI 0500Z++, CLSD WKEND AND HOL, OT SVC NOT AVBL.
    PMSV METRO  
    Other - (PTD): 142.3 MHz PTD  
      372.2 MHz PTD  
    Other - (RADAR): 124.05 MHz RADAR  
      340.9 MHz RADAR  
      391.2 MHz RADAR  
    Other - (VFR): 132.1 MHz VFR  
    Remarks:
    • RADAR: NO NOTAM MP: ASR (DIGITAL) 0700-0900Z++SAT.
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    DTS WX ASOS   850-654-7128 5.7 nm
    CEW WX ASOS 119.275 MHz 850-682-1237 17.7 nm
    54J WX AWOS-3P 118.725 MHz 850-892-0147 24.3 nm
    NDZ WX ASOS   850-623-7210 28.6 nm
    NSE WX ASOS   850-623-7241 29.6 nm
    RUNWAY 01/19
    Dimensions 10001 ft. x 300 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 67/F/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 01

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Fair
    Latitude 30-28-22.5227 N
    Longitude 86-31-4.3603 W
    Elevation 47.9 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 52 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 59.1 ft.
    TORA 10001 ft.
    TODA 10001 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 19

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Fair
    Latitude 30-29-59.2841 N
    Longitude 86-30-40.2344 W
    Elevation 60.1 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 77 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle 2.8°
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    RWY 19 NSTD ALSF-1 LEN 1500'.
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 62.7 ft.
    TORA 10001 ft.
    TODA 10001 ft.
    RUNWAY 12/30
    Dimensions 11987 ft. x 300 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH-CONC
    FIRST 1000 FT OF RY 12/30 IS CONC ON BOTH ENDS.
    Surface Condition EXCELLENT
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 45/R/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 12

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Fair
    Latitude 30-29-19.5783 N
    Longitude 86-33-7.8201 W
    Elevation 83.7 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 50 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights  
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 84 ft.
    TORA 11987 ft.
    TODA 11987 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 30

    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Fair
    Latitude 30-28-20.8445 N
    Longitude 86-31-8.7985 W
    Elevation 49.4 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 79 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle 2.5°
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    Centerline Lights no
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 69 ft.
    TORA 11987 ft.
    TODA 11987 ft.
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CONTACTS

    OWNER

    USAF
    DEPT OF THE AF HDQRTS AFMC
    EGLIN AFB, FL 32542
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 850-882-5313

    MANAGER

    TRACY STAGE
    JOINT-USE FACILITY. MANAGER OF CIVILIAN PORTION OF AIRPORT ONLY. USAF OWNS AND OPERATES THE RUNWAYS AND OTHER FACILITIES.
    1701 STATE ROAD 85N
    EGLIN AFB, FL 32542
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 850-651-7160
    DESTIN-FORT WALTON BEACH AIRPORT OPS (850) 651-7166.
    REMARKS
    • RY DSTC MRKRS ON BOTH RYS.
    • TWY PARL TO RY 12/30 MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR RY.
    • HEAVY TFC 10 NM NORTH OF ARPT INVOF CRESTVIEW/BOB SIKES ARPT.
    • LARGE MIGRATORY BIRDS PRESENT YEAR ROUND ON & INVOF ARPT.
    • FUEL: A++, 100LL
    • CAUTION: HIGH VOLUME OF NAVY T-6 ANF B-06 TRAINING ACFT NEAR CEW VORTAC.
    • CAUTION: UNCTL VEH ON MOVEMENT AREA.
    • CAUTION: RWY 19 AT TWY M LATERAL PONDING DUR WET RWY COND, POTENTIAL HYDROPLANING.
    • REGIONAL WX BRIEFINGS; CLSD WKNDS AND HOLS.
    • BEARING STRENGTH RWY 01/19: ST150; SBTT600; TT500; TD T800; TRT600
    • A-GEAR: 8 PT TIE DOWNS ON ALL BAK-12B. RWY 19/01 NML A-GEAR CONFIGURATION: BAK-12B APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. APCH END AVBL WITH 20 MIN PN 1215-0515Z++ MON-FRI, AVBL WITH 2 HR PN SAT, SUN, AND HOL. E-5 APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. RY 12/30 NML A-GEAR CONFIGURATION: BAK-12B ALWAYS CONNECTED. MB100 CONFIGURED FOR UNI-DIREC, DEP END ARRESTMENTS ONLY. MB-100 APCH END DISCONNECTED, DEP END CONNECTED. DO NOT ENGAGE MB100 ON APCH END. POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP EXISTS, DUE TO UNEVEN ASPHALT PAVEMENT AT MB100.
    • SERVICE-JASU: (AM32A-60)(AM32A-95)(B809)(SGNSC)(MC-2A)(MC20).
    • FLUID: ADI-LTD; SP PRESAIR LHOX LOX
    • OIL: O-128-132-133-148-156; SOAP/JOAP - NOT AVBL WEKEND AND HOL.
    • RSTD: PPR MIN 24 HR. CTC BASE OPS DSN 872-5313/5406, C850-882-5313/5406. PPR 24 HR. PPR ARR/DEP TIMES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED. TRAN ACFT ARR LATE EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY. TRAN AIRCREWS RPT LATE FOR SKED DEP EXP MIN 2 HR DELAY.
    • RSTD: ALL AMC OR ACFT WITH DV CODE 7 OR ABV CTC BASE OPS 20 MN PRIOR TO LANDING.
    • CAUTION: OBST (HGR) 211' LCTD APRX FIRST 1000' E OF ACPH END RWY 01. DUR VFR POSSIBLE CONFLICTING TFC. VFR ARR/DEP CTC ELGLIN APP FOR CLNC TO ENTER EGLIN CORREIDOR SE OF CRESTVIEW. UNLGTD OBST ON AFLD.
    • CAUTION: HI MID-AIR POTENTIAL, EXER EXTREME VIGILANCE. DESTIN -FT WALTON BEACH (KDTS) IS AN UNCTL ARPT LCTD 6 NM SE OF EGLIN AFB.
    • CAUTION: ACFT FLYING WITHIN 2NM OF KDTS AT OR BLW 1000' MAY NOT BE MNT EGLIN APP FREQ. SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC RULES-PART 93, SEE REGULATORY NTC.
    • TFC PAT: OVERHEAD TFC RWY 19 NML PROH.
    • CSTMS/AG/IMG: LTD SVC, NO RESIDENT CSTMS AGENT. AVBL FOR BASE ASGN ACFT AND THEIR DEPLOYMENTS ONLY. 24 HR ADVANCE NOTICE RQR. ALL OTHER ACFT MUST CLEAR CSTMS PRIOR TO ARR T EGLIN AFB.
    • MISC: EXP EXTV FLT PLAN FILING/DEP, REFUEL AND MAINT DELAYS DUR PEAK MSN PERIODS/WKEND. THE MIDDLE PORTION, 10,000' OF RWY 12-30, IS ASPHALTIC CONCRETE. DEP ACFT ASGN A HDG TO FLY, SHALL INITIATE THEIR TURN WITHIN 1 NM OF DEP END RWY.
    • MISC: STD USAF RSRS APPLIED.
    • MISC: COMSEC DOCUMENTS NOT AVBL FOR ISSUE. TRAN FLIGHT CREW CLASSIFIED STOR AVBL IN BASE OPS TO SECRET AND BLW.
    • TRAN ALERT: OPR 1400-2200Z++. TRAN ACFT NOT ALLOWED WHEN TRAN ALERT NOT AVBL. TRAN ACFT MUST USE FLW-ME TO PARK. PROGRESSIVE TAXI NOT AVBL. NO TRAN ACFT CAN ARR/DEP PRIOR TO 1400Z++ AND MUST ARR/DEP NLT 2200Z++.
    • TRAN ALERT: ARR/DEP OT EXTREMELY LTD AND REQUIRES STRICT 24 HR ADVANCED APVL. WKEND AND HOL MAINT CAPABILITY EXTREMELY LTD AND MAY BE POSTPNED TIL NEXT DUTY DAY. FLEET SVC NOT AVBL.
    • RSTD: TRAN ALERT WILL NOT SUPPORT LCL, ROUND ROBINS, OR OUT AND BACK FLT BY TRAN ACFT.
    • CAUTION: LCL HI-DENSITY TFC AREAS AND RSTD AIRSPACE-SPECIAL OPR RULES APPLY-PRIOR TO ARR/DEP ALL USERS REVIEW INFO AT HTTP://FLYDTS.ROCKETHTML.COM/WP-CONTENT/UPLOADS/2014/12/MACA-PAMPHLET-JAN-2012.PDF.
    • RWY 19 NSTD OVERRUN 740 X 300, RWY 01 NSTD OVERRUN 500 X 300.
    • INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR HYDROPLANING DURING WET CONDITIONS DUE TO POLISHED CONC IN 1ST 1000 FT RWY 12-30, PONDING AT TWY M.
    • PREDOMINANT AFLD VIS OBST NW TO NNE, INCL APCH ENDS OF RY 19 AND RY 12. AFLD WX MNT BY AN/FMQ-19 ASOS. REMOTE BRIEFING AVBL 26 OWS BARKSDALE AFB DSN 331-2651 C318-529-2651.
    • CAUTION: SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES APPLY; SEE PART 93.83 SPECIAL AIR TFC RULES.
    • AIRPORT (VPS) IS A JOINT USE FACILITY WITH THE USAF. CONTACT EGLIN AFB TWR AT 118.2. NO GND HANDLING SERVICES FOR GA AVAILABLE AT VPS. FULL SVC GENERAL AVIATION FACILITIES ARE AVBL AT DTS (6 NM SE) OR CEW (18 NM N).
    • CAUTION: WIND SHEAR