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Meadows Field Airport

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Bakersfield Weather (°F)

KBFL (0.1 NM at True Heading of 86)
METAR: KBFL 260354Z 00000KT 7SM FU CLR 24/09 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02440094
TAF: KBFL 252320Z 2600/2624 31008KT 5SM HZ FU SCT020

Location

Latitude: 
35-26-01.9000N (35.433861)
Longitude: 
119-03-27.6000W (-119.057667)
Elevation: 
509.6 feet MSL (155 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.2 E (as of September 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NW of Bakersfield, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, #300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308
661-391-1824
COUNTY OF KERN
DEPT OF ARPTS, 3701 WINGS WAY, #300, 3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308
661-391-1800

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1510 feet (460 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BFL
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  108
Multi Engine:  52
Jet Engine:  32
GA Helicopters:  1
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 05/31/2018)

Total Operations:  61229
Commercial:  2575 4.2%
Air Taxi:  12387 20.2%
GA Local:  15181 24.8%
GA Itinerant:  30967 50.6%
Military Aircraft:  119 0.2%

Communications

CTAF:  118.100
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  BAKERSFIELD
118.1
257.8
Hrs: 0600-2300
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  BAKERSFIELD
118.8 ;SOUTH
118.9 ;NORTH
270.3 ;NORTH
284.625 ;SOUTH
Hrs: 0600-2300

L.A. CENTER ARTCC
Hrs: 2300-0600
Departure:  BAKERSFIELD
118.8 ;SOUTH
118.9 ;NORTH
270.3 ;NORTH
284.625 ;SOUTH
Hrs: 0600-2300

L.A. CENTER ARTCC
Hrs: 2300-0600
ATIS:  118.6
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (661-393-3766)
EMERG:  243.0
BASIC RADAR:  118.8 ;SOUTH
BASIC RADAR:  270.3 ;NORTH
BASIC RADAR:  118.9 ;NORTH
EMERG:  121.5
BASIC RADAR:  284.625 ;SOUTH
BASIC RADAR:  126.45 ;NORTH/SOUTH

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC (ZLA) ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN BAKERSFIELD APCH CTL (BFL) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 661

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Bakersfield Air Charter
  
393-0937
Bakersfield Aircraft Interiors
  
393-8149
Bakersfield Aviation Services
  
399-6191
Inland Flight Training Center
   Website           Email
(661) 399-3778
Loyd's Aviation
  
Unicom 122.95 393-1334 100LL, Jet A
Megahertz Avionics
  
393-1818
Mercury Air Center
  
Unicom 122.95, Arinc 131.6 391-4900 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Rancho Murieta(RIU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/09/21 to 0901Z 10/07/21.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
DP MARIC FOUR SW-3
DP MEADOWS FOUR SW-3
DP WRING FOUR SW-3
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 30R SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 12L SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 12R SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 30L SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 30R SW-3
IAP VOR-A SW-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
STAR FASTO TWO SW-3
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BFL

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
7.2 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
(L45)
155 143 100LL, Jet A
7.9 Shafter-Minter Field Airport
(MIT KMIT MIT)
303 291 100LL, Jet A
18.3 Wasco-Kern County Airport
(L19)
307 295 100LL
20.6 Delano Municipal Airport
(KDLO DLO)
335 323 100LL
25.6 Taft-Kern County Airport
(L17)
226 214 100LL, Jet A
35.2 Tehachapi Municipal Airport
(TSP KTSP TSP)
120 108 100LL, Jet A
35.7 Porterville Municipal Airport
(PTV KPTV PTV)
359 347 100LL, 80, Jet A
35.8 Kern Valley Airport
(L05)
60 48 100LL
36.9 Mountain Valley Airport
(L94)
122 110 80
43.7 Eckert Field Airport
(1Q1)
0 348 100LL
45.3 Mefford Field Airport
(TLR KTLR TLR)
343 331 100LL, Jet A
47.9 Corcoran Airport
(CRO KCRO 43CN)
327 315 100LL
49.8 Mojave Air And Space Port Airport
(MHV KMHV MHV)
116 104 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
53.7 California City Municipal Airport
(L71)
108 96 100LL, 80, Jet A
53.8 Rosamond Skypark Airport
(L00)
128 116 100LL
55.5 Visalia Municipal Airport
(VIS KVIS VIS)
343 331 100LL, Jet A
57.9 Woodlake Airport
(O42)
357 345 100LL
58.5 General Wm J Fox Airfield Airport
(WJF KWJF WJF)
135 123 100LL, Jet A
59.8 Hanford Municipal Airport
(KHJO HJO)
332 320 100LL
61.5 Inyokern Airport
(IYK KIYK IYK)
76 64 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 MIL HELICOPTERS MAKE ALL APCHS TO RY OR PAVED AREAS. MINIMIZE HOVERING & POWER TO AVOID CAUSING BLOWING DUST; WHEELED HELICOPTERS GND TAXI ONLY. FORMATION JOIN-UP AFT DEP ONLY.
A110-11 RY 30R 50:1 TO DSPLD THLD.
A110-13 ARPT OPS NA BLO 1200 RVR WITHOUT SMGCS. ARPT OPS NOT INITIATED BLO 600 RVR OR AUTH BLO 500 RVR.
A110-14 RY 12R/30L NSTD HOLDING POSITION MARKINGS/SIGN LOCATIONS.
A110-2 CAP SQUADRON ON ARPT.
A110-4 RIGHT BASE OPNS FOR RY 30R ESTABLISH WINGS LEVEL ON FINAL APCH NO LOWER THAN 300 FT AGL.
A110-9 NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S & E OF ARPT RECOMMENDED TURBOJET TRNG HRS WKDAY 0800-2200 WKENDS 1200-2200; NO MORE THAN TEN PRACTICE APCHS PER HR.
A13 RON BREWSTER - BREWSTERR@CO.KERN.CA.US
A16 24 HRS: (661) 391-1800 FAX: (661) 391-1801
A26 INDEX C ARFF AVAILABLE
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 30R; PAPI RWY 12L, 30R & 30L; HIRL RWY 12L/30R; MIRL RWY 12R/30L - CTAF. PAPI RWY 12R NOT OPR WHEN ATCT CLSD.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 12L/30R
12R/30L
Longest Runway: 12L/30R is 10849 ft (3307 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 30R

BFL Airport Runway Details

Runway 12L/30R  10849 ft x 150 ft (3307 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/27/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  38 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  96.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  155.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  260.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  654.0

Runway 12L

Runway 30R

Elevation: 
509.5 474.2
Latitude: 
35-26-46.8273N 35-25-30.5458N
Longitude: 
119-04-16.5846W 119-02-44.3966W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
135 315
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
No Yes
Centerline Lights: 
No Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
50 51
Threshold Elevation: 
484.5
Displaced Threshold: 
3419
Threshold Latitude: 
35-25-54.5873N

Threshold Longitude: 

119-03-13.4448W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
10855 10855
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
10855 10855
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
10855 10855
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
10855 7429

Runway 12R/30L  7700 ft x 100 ft (2347 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/27/2015
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  18.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 12R

Runway 30L

Elevation: 
486.0 463.0
Latitude: 
35-26-19.4800N 35-25-25.3300N
Longitude: 
119-03-56.2600W 119-02-50.8400W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
135 315
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
45
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
2150
Object Centerline Offset: 
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
25 25
Threshold Elevation: 
467.7
Displaced Threshold: 
1499
Threshold Latitude: 
35-25-35.8700N

Threshold Longitude: 

119-03-03.5700W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
7703 7703
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
7703 7703
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7703 7703
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
7703 6203

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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