Key West Nas /Boca Chica Field/ Airport (NQX) in Key West, Florida
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  • Key West Nas /Boca Chica Field/ Airport (NQX)
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Key West Nas /Boca Chica Field/ Airport (NQX)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 02/01/1944, Runways: 3, Ownership: Navy owned, Facility Use: Private, Site Number: 03264.*A, Location ID: NQX, Region: Southern, District Office: ORL, Aeronautical sectional chart: Miami, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: MIA, Tie-In FSS Name: Miami, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 6 ft, Elevation determination method: Estimated, Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCR, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZMA, Boundary ARTCC Name: Miami, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: MIA, Inspection Group: Owner
  • Location
  • State: Florida, County: Monroe, City: Key West, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 34' 32.525'', Lng: -81° 41' 19.800'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.575701, Lng: -81.688833, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: MILITARY (2003-07-1), Distance from central business district: 4 mi (E) Find on map
  • Owner
  • Us Navy, Oceanographic Ofc-Code 3142, Washington, Dc 20373
  • Manager
  • Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station, Key West, Fl 33040, 305-293-2770
  • Additional
  • Magnetic Variation: 2W (Year 1990), Beacon Color: Split-clear-green (lighted military airport), Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Segmented circle airport marker system: No
  • Remarks
  • HOOK E28(B) (1500')

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '03, True Alignment: 32, Arresting Device Type: E28, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 33' 56.580'', Lng: -81° 41' 45.240'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.565717, Lng: -81.695900, Physical Elevation: 3 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 36.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 4.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '21, True Alignment: 212, Arresting Device Type: E28B, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 34' 55.710'', Lng: -81° 41' 05.590'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.582142, Lng: -81.684886, Physical Elevation: 6 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 45.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 6.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '07, True Alignment: 73, Arresting Device Type: E28B, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 34' 20.970'', Lng: -81° 42' 00.280'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.572492, Lng: -81.700078, Physical Elevation: 4 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 44.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 4.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Approach Light System: ALSF1, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '25, True Alignment: 253, Arresting Device Type: E28B, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 34' 49.880'', Lng: -81° 40' 16.650'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.580522, Lng: -81.671292, Physical Elevation: 4 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 43.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 5.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)

Runway 3

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: '13, True Alignment: 131, Arresting Device Type: E28, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 34' 44.320'', Lng: -81° 41' 32.040'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.578978, Lng: -81.692233, Physical Elevation: 3 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 46.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 4.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: '31, True Alignment: 311, Arresting Device Type: E28, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 24° 33' 58.920'', Lng: -81° 40' 34.720'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 24.566367, Lng: -81.676311, Physical Elevation: 3 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 45.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 4.0 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Position Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: MILITARY (11/07/2006)

Near Midair Collisions Incidents

08-MAR-2000 93:4
Event ID: 1070503543, Report Number: NSOTNQX00001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: DOUG F-18, Operation: U.S. MILITARY, Altitude: 650 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: CESSNA CE-172, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N64425, Altitude: 800 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Level Flight/Cruise
08-FEB-1993 23:0
Event ID: 1070509580, Report Number: NSOZNQX93H01, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL
Reporing aircraft: GENDYN F-16, Operation: U.S. MILITARY, Altitude: 900 ft, Flight Plan Filled: Instrument Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Approach
Other aircraft: BEECH BE-36, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N827V, Altitude: 1000 ft, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Level Flight/Cruise
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Key West)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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