This is A SHARED-USE airport. the usaf owns and operates all runways and the majority of the taxiways. The charleston county aviation authority operates the civilian terminal and associated taxiways.
This airport has been surveyed by the national geodetic survey.
Parking on terminal apron restricted to commercial air carrier and aircraft for customs clearance by prior arrangement only.
Liquid oxygen serving available to military.
Jet air start unit: 8 (MD-3M) 2 (MA-1A) (M32A-60) (M32A-60A)
Fluid: soap - routine soap samples not available; sp presair low and high pressure oxygen lox
Oil: NON-DETERGENT oil not available for piston aircraft. O-128-133-148 (military)
See flip ap/1 supplementary airport remark.
Restricted: all inbound VIP code 7 or hi, pax, cargo aircraft must contact palmetto operations no later than 30 minimum prior to landing.
Restricted: amc aircraft operational restricted dur bird watch cond moderate (takeoff or landing perms only when departure/arrival rte avoid identification bird act, no tower ifr/VFR traffic pattern aircraft) and severe (takeoff and landing proh wo og/cc apvl) , contact palmetto operations for current bird watch cond.
No student solo touch and go landing allowed.
Restricted: all aircraft must contact palmetto operations prior to entering military ramp for parking asgn.
Restricted: NON-AMC aircrews req remain overnight service contact command post (palmetto operations) DSN 673-8400, C843-963-8400 prior arrival. Terminal apn restricted to commercial air carrier and aircraft for cstms clearance by prior permission required.
Caution: migratory bird season phase II 1-15 apr and 1 AUG-30 nov. Runway 15-33 raised approach light in ovrn, runway 03-21 ovrn 800FT.
Misc: base operations DSN 673-3024, C843-963-3024. if civ side of airport is final destn, aircraft comdr will so indicate on dd 175. dangerous cargo aircraft contact ptd prim, palmetto operations secd. All amc msn aircraft contact palmetto operations when within radio rng.
Misc: pmsv radio unavbl. pmsv/phone patch available thru 628 CP DSN 673-8400 C843-963-8400. military weather advisory/warning/fcst updates available O/R via 437 weather DSN 673-3011 C843-963-3011. military weather operations hours 1100-2000Z++ monday - friday; closed sat, sunday and holiday. llwas. Weather briefings for transient aircrews available via 26 ows/barksdale afb, DSN 331-2651; C318-529-2651 dur military weather closure hours.
SERVICE-LGT: airfield beacon not visible from northwest.
Misc: tmpry stor of classified materials: limited classified stor available. prior coord rqr. contact base operations 24 prior to arrival. no classified stor at command post. For top secret stor contact og/ogs 24 hr prior to arrival DSN 673-0955, C843-963-0955.
Service: kchs military provides no security and no aircraft services at FBO'S and commercial terminal.
Runway 03-21 closed 1330-2200Z++ mthly 2ND thu. Runway 15-33 closed last thu of ea month 1330-2200Z++.
Caution: runway 15-33 1000 ft overruns has frangible raised approach lights.
Caution: military ramp aircraft contact chs ground control for eng start and taxi.
Restricted: RVR avail via faa air traffic control tower.
Misc: airfield surface weather obs taken iaw faa criteria, not AF criteria.
Service fuel: all aircraft rqr fuel, please have in your possession the white dd form 1896 fuel card, us government air card or your base billing info.
Trans aircraft for military ramp follow-me rqr. Military aircraft for FBO parking/service rqr prior permission required (843-746-7600) .
Caution: runway 21 - frequency parking train cars (25 ft AGL) , construction/utility storage yard (20 ft AGL) 1000 ft fr threshold and gravel piles (50 ft AGL) 1500 ft fr threshold.
Restricted: prior permission required, except airevac, sam and amc gdssii msn, for number and tower training flight transient alert support contact airfield operations DSN 673-3024/6, C843-963-3024/6.
Caution: reduced fire support for C-5 and AN-124 aircraft, degradation of fire fighting capability. C-5/AN-124 with emergency must closely coordinate rqr with palmetto operations.
Caution: military side wg tip clearance lines: taxiway D 161 ft fr taxiway centerline and ramp INTER-TXY 115 ft fr centerline.
Restricted: C5, B747, and AN-124 aircraft taxiway with outboard eng at idle.