Vieques (VQS)


 

FAA Identifier: VQS
Lat/Long: 18-08-05.3200N / 065-29-37.0200W
18-08.088667N / 065-29.617000W
18.1348111 / -65.4936167
(estimated)
Elevation: 49 ft. / 14.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13W (2000)
From city: 3 miles SW of ISLA DE VIEQUES, PR
Time zone: UTC -4 (year round; does not observe DST)
Zip code: 00765

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1968
Sectional chart: PUERTO RICO-VIRGIN ISLANDS
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SAN JUAN CENTER
FSS: SAN JUAN FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TJSJ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, FEE FOR ACFT OVER 7500 LBS GWT.
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
  • UNICOM MONITORED 0600-1800.
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY SAN JUAN CERAP ON FREQS 128.65/279.6 (EL YUNQUE RCAG).

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 4301 x 75 ft. / 1311 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 20.0
Double wheel: 40.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: GRADIENT 0.54% UP SW.
RUNWAY 9 RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 18-08.007000N 18-08.170333N
Longitude: 065-29.978667W 065-29.255333W
Elevation: 48.8 ft. 25.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% DOWN 0.5% UP
Traffic pattern: left right
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 076 true 270 magnetic, 257 true
Displaced threshold: 896 ft. no
Declared distances: TORA:4301 TODA:4301 ASDA:4301 LDA:3405 TORA:4301 TODA:4301 ASDA:4301 LDA:3405
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition basic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Obstructions: none 10 ft. road, 325 ft. from runway, 35 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear