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VBG

Vandenberg AFB
Lompoc, California

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FAA Identifier: VBG
Latitude/Longitude: 34-44-14.4120N / 120-35-03.5252W
34.7372 / -120.5842
Elevation: 368 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 14E (2005)
Land Area Covered: acres
From City: 7 nautical miles NW of Lompoc, CA
County/Parish: Santa Barbara, CA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Private
Sectional Chart: Los Angeles
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: Hawthorne Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/1600-0100Z++
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Communications:
CTAF: 124.95
RANGE CON 121.4
RANGE CON 266.0
RANGE CON 256.0
PTD 372.2
PTD 126.2
PMSV METRO 342.4
LCL/P 326.2
LCL/P 124.95
EMERG 243.0
EMERG 121.5
D-ATIS 133.125
D-ATIS 257.975
COMD POST 311.0
COMD POST 126.2
COMD POST 321.0
CD/P GND/P 121.75
CD/P GND/P 275.8
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.
(ATIS PHONE NR) C805-605-2847.
OPERATED BY SERCO.
WX FLT HRS MON-FRI 1200-0400Z++ EXCL HOL. WX FLT DSN:276-8022 C:805-606-8022. PMSV SVC AVBL ONLY WHEN WX FLT FCST ON DUTY. WX OBSN AVBL H24 VIA ASOS. BLDG OBST MAY IMPACT PREVAILING VIS 150-180.
Services:
Fuel available: 115 Jet-B+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 12/30
Dimensions: 15000 x 200 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: USAF
Vandenberg AFB
Lompoc, CA 93437

Manager: Base Operations
Vandengerg AFB
Lompoc, CA 93437
805-606-4129
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • RSTD - ACTIVATION OF AN/APS 145 RADAR OR SIMILAR RADAR SYSTEMS IS PROH 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 ARPT IS 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 PAV
  • 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 - A++, FUEL SVC BY TRUCK ONLY. EXP SVC DELAYS.
  • RWY-LGTS: RWY 12 - SF.
  • RSTD: PPR RQR FOR ALL TRAN FULL STOP ACFT. 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.
  • 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: 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 S
  • 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.
  • RWY-LGTS: RWY 30 - SF.
  • 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.
  • BEARING STRENGTH RWY 12/30: S81 T110 ST175 SBTT590 TT333 TDT800 DDT857 TRT510.
  • JASU - 4(A/M32A-86) 2(AM32-95).
  • FLUID - SP PRESAIR LPOX LOX LHNIT.
  • OIL - O-148-156.
  • DSN 276-4129
  • CLSD SAT, SUN AND HOL.
  • RY 30 APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM ARE NON-STANDARD ALSF2 CONFIGURATION. THRESHOLD LIGHTS ARE 17 FEET FROM THE USABLE PAVEMENT SURFACE.
  • 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.
  • FSS-HAWTHORNE HHR-NOTAM KVBG
  • AUTHORIZED FOR MILITARY USE ONLY. SAC/SPACE AND MISSILE TEST CENTER, AFSC.
  • TFC PAT: LGT ACFT 1,400 FT MSL, HELICOPTER 900 FT MSL.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LPC Lompoc Lompoc, CA - Public Los Angeles 8 miles
SMX Santa Maria Pub/capt G Allan Hancock Fld Santa Maria, CA - Public Los Angeles 13 miles
L52 Oceano County Oceano, CA - Public Los Angeles 25 miles
IZA Santa Ynez Santa Ynez, CA - Public Los Angeles 30 miles
SBP San Luis County Rgnl San Luis Obispo, CA - Public Los Angeles 35 miles
SBA Santa Barbara Muni Santa Barbara, CA - Public Los Angeles 47 miles
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