Bishop Airport

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METAR: KBIH 141956Z AUTO 02005KT 10SM CLR 36/M01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP103 T03561006

TAF: KBIH 141720Z 1418/1518 32005KT P6SM SKC FM142200 29010G18KT P6SM SKC FM150100 27015G25KT P6SM SKC FM150400 36012KT P6SM FEW200 FM151100 33007KT P6SM SCT200

Reporting Station: KBIH (0.3 NM at True Heading of 118)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1016
Temperature: 35.6 C (96.08 F)
Dewpoint: -0.6 C (30.92 F)

Location

Latitude: 
37-22-23.2000N (37.373111)
Longitude: 
118-21-49.0000W (-118.363611)
Elevation: 
4124.3 feet MSL (1257 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.2 E (as of June 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. E of Bishop, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MICHAEL ERRANTE, PUBLIC WORKS DIR
703 AIRPORT ROAD
BISHOP, CA 93514
(760) 872-2971
INYO COUNTY
168 N EDWARDS, PO DRAWER Q
INDEPENDENCE, CA 93526
760-878-0201

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
5124 feet (1562 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BIH
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: 10/2021

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  35
Multi Engine:  2
Jet Engine:  1
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 08/22/2022)

Total Operations:  12500
Commercial:  950 7.6%
Air Taxi:  250 2.0%
GA Local:  3500 28.0%
GA Itinerant:  7000 56.0%
Military Aircraft:  800 6.4%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
ASOS:  119.025 (760-872-2658)

  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY RIVERSIDE RADIO ON FREQ 122.6 (BISHOP RCO).
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY OAKLAND ARTCC (ZOA) ON FREQS 125.75/284.65 (BISHOP RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 760

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Airport Management
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Unicom 123.0 872-2971 100LL, Jet A
Hangar One Aero Service, Inc.
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873-7500
Owens Valley Aviation
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872-3398
Owens Valley Soaring
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387-2673
Sierra Aviation / Sierra Life Flight
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872-2202
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 06/13/24 to 0901Z 07/11/24.

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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-2
IAP LDA RWY 17 SW-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 12 SW-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 12 SW-2
IAP RNAV (RNP) RWY 30 SW-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BIH

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
27.2 Mammoth Yosemite Airport
(MMH KMMH MMH)
303 291 100LL, Jet A
49.4 Lone Pine/Death Valley Airport
(O26)
162 150 100LL, Jet A
67.0 Reedley Municipal Airport
(O32)
231 219 100LL, Jet A
67.2 Bryant Field Airport
(O57)
322 310 100LL
68.5 Woodlake Airport
(O42)
211 199 100LL
71.5 Hawthorne Industrial Airport
(HTH KHTH HTH)
349 337 100LL, Jet A
73.3 Tonopah Airport
(TPH KTPH TPH)
55 43 100LL, Jet A
74.1 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
(FAT KFAT FAT)
241 229 100, Jet A, Jet A++
78.1 Selma Airport
(0Q4)
232 220 100LL
79.7 Fresno Chandler Exec Airport
(FCH KFCH FCH)
241 229 100LL
79.8 Eckert Field Airport
(1Q1)
204 192 100LL
80.3 Mariposa-Yosemite Airport
(KMPI MPI)
276 264 100LL, Jet A
80.3 Visalia Municipal Airport
(VIS KVIS VIS)
218 206 100LL, Jet A
86.4 Mefford Field Airport
(TLR KTLR TLR)
212 200 100LL, Jet A
86.7 Madera Municipal Airport
(MAE KMAE MAE)
255 243 100LL, Jet A
87.3 Porterville Municipal Airport
(PTV KPTV PTV)
202 190 100LL, Jet A
87.8 Hanford Municipal Airport
(KHJO HJO)
224 212 100LL
89.8 Furnace Creek Airport
(L06)
127 115 100LL
91.1 Pine Mountain Lake Airport
(E45)
289 276 100LL
96.5 Corcoran Airport
(CRO KCRO 43CN)
218 206 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A11 LEASED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED BY INYO COUNTY. CITY OF LOS ANGELES IS UNDERLYING LAND OWNER - 300 MANDICH ST, BISHOP CA 93514
A110-10 MAIN RAMP IS RSTRD TO PART 121; OTRS USE TSNT RAMP BY FUEL FARM.
A110-2 NO INTXN DEPS; HEL TFC APCH ARPT FM THE WEST BOUNDARY.
A110-5 RAMP FEES FOR COMM ACFT; MAY BE OFFSET WITH FUEL PURCHASE.
A110-6 OVNGT TIE-DOWN FEE; ONE NIGHT MAY BE OFFSET WITH MIN FUEL PURCHASE.
A110-7 FUEL DISCOUNTS FOR VOLUME PURCHASES.
A110-8 NO LOCAL TAXI SERVICE; DIAL-A-RIDE AVBL, BUT LTD ON SUN.
A110-9 FOR CD IF UNA TO CTC ON FSS FREQ, CTC OAKLAND ARTCC AT 510-745-3380.
A14 ASHLEY HELMS, DEPUTY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR - AIRPORTS; AHELMS@INYOCOUNTY.US.
A17 CONDS NOT MNT BTN 1700-0800.
A17 1 ADMIN OFC AT ARPT 760-872-2971. AFTER HRS EMERG: 760-937-4017.
A32-12/30 PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
A32-17/35 PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
A43-08 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
A43-17 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
A43-26 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 2 NM.
A43-30 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 4 NM.
A43-35 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
A58-26 10' DEEP DITCH 100' FROM THR.
A76 HTTPS://BISHOPFLYING.CLUB/
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 12, 30, 17, & 35; PAPI RWY 08, 26, 12, 30, 17, & 35; MIRL RWY 08/26, 12/30, & 17/35 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 08/26
12/30
17/35
H1
H2
Longest Runway: 12/30 is 7498 ft (2285 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 17

BIH Airport Runway Details

Runway 08/26  5567 ft x 100 ft (1697 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/09/2008
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Pavement Class:  25 /F/A/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  56.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  98.0

Runway 08

Runway 26

Elevation: 
4124.1 4100.3
Latitude: 
37-22-25.1389N 37-22-24.6629N
Longitude: 
118-22-26.8872W 118-21-17.9344W
Runway True Alignment: 
090 270
Glide Path Angle: 
3.5 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
47
Distance from End: 
1350
Object Centerline Offset: 
130 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
No No
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
30 25

Runway 12/30  7498 ft x 100 ft (2285 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/09/2008
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  50 /F/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  70.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0

Runway 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
4122.6 4100.0
Latitude: 
37-22-48.5093N 37-21-55.6498N
Longitude: 
118-22-24.0154W 118-21-18.9141W
Runway True Alignment: 
135 315
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
PLINE
Object Height: 
35
Distance from End: 
1555
Object Centerline Offset: 
130 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
48 52
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
7498 7498
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
7498 7498
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7098 6743
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
7098 6743

Runway 17/35  5600 ft x 100 ft (1707 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/09/2008
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - Porous friction course
Runway Pavement Class:  49 /F/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  140.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  240.0

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
4112.5 4104.9
Latitude: 
37-22-50.6424N 37-21-55.2910N
Longitude: 
118-21-41.9001W 118-21-42.4951W
Runway True Alignment: 
180 000
ILS Type: 
LDA/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.5 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
30
Distance from End: 
1442
Object Centerline Offset: 
130 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
50 50

Helipad H1  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - No special surface treatment

Helipad H1

Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
130 ft. left of centerline

Helipad H2  100 ft x 100 ft (30 m x 30 m)
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition - No special surface treatment

Helipad H2

Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Object Centerline Offset: 
130 ft. left of centerline

Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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