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Kern Valley Airport

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Kernville Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
35-43-41.6000N (35.728222)
Longitude: 
118-25-11.0000W (-118.419722)
Elevation: 
2614.0 feet MSL (797 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.1 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. S of Kernville, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
661-391-1824
COUNTY OF KERN DEPT OF AIRPORTS
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
661-391-1800

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1949
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/DALGT
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
3614 feet (1102 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
RIU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  7

Annual Operations (as of 02/13/2020)

Total Operations:  11675
GA Local:  5125 43.9%
GA Itinerant:  6300 54.0%
Military Aircraft:  250 2.1%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 661

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Nelson Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.8 376-2852 100LL
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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

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near L05

    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
    0.0 Kern Valley Airport
    (L05)
    0 348 100LL
    29.1 Inyokern Airport
    (IYK KIYK IYK)
    98 86 100LL, Jet A
    35.6 Tehachapi Municipal Airport
    (TSP KTSP TSP)
    181 169 100LL, Jet A
    35.8 Meadows Field Airport
    (BFL KBFL BFL)
    240 228 100, 100LL, Jet A
    36.1 Porterville Municipal Airport
    (PTV KPTV PTV)
    300 288 100LL, 80, Jet A
    37.1 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
    (L45)
    229 217 100LL, Jet A
    37.6 Mountain Valley Airport
    (L94)
    180 168 80
    39.8 Delano Municipal Airport
    (KDLO DLO)
    271 259 100LL
    39.8 California City Municipal Airport
    (L71)
    150 138 100LL, 80, Jet A
    39.9 Shafter-Minter Field Airport
    (MIT KMIT MIT)
    250 238 100LL, Jet A
    40.2 Eckert Field Airport
    (1Q1)
    310 298 100LL
    42.3 Mojave Air And Space Port Airport
    (MHV KMHV MHV)
    161 149 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    46.0 Wasco-Kern County Airport
    (L19)
    262 250 100LL
    51.0 Mefford Field Airport
    (TLR KTLR TLR)
    300 288 100LL, Jet A
    52.2 Woodlake Airport
    (O42)
    320 308 100LL
    52.5 Rosamond Skypark Airport
    (L00)
    168 156 100LL
    54.7 Lone Pine/Death Valley Airport
    (O26)
    19 7 100LL, Jet A
    59.0 Visalia Municipal Airport
    (VIS KVIS VIS)
    307 295 100LL, Jet A
    60.0 General Wm J Fox Airfield Airport
    (WJF KWJF WJF)
    170 158 100LL, Jet A
    61.0 Taft-Kern County Airport
    (L17)
    235 223 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A11 OWNED BY US FOREST SVC ON LEASE TO KERN COUNTY.
    A110-1
    A110-3 FLY-IN CAMPGROUND ON ARPT.
    A110-4 FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.
    A14 CELL 661-747-4053.
    A35-17/35 GROSS RWY PAVEMENT STRENGTH ESTIMATE PRVDD BY ARPT MANAGER; 12500 LBS.
    A58-35 RWY 35 +1 FT ROCKS O-90 FT FM EOR 50 FT L TO 80 FT R PRVDG WASHOUT PROTECTION FM LAKE; +5 FT BRUSH 180-200 FT FM EOR 0 FT L.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 17/35
    Longest Runway: 17/35 is 3500 ft (1067 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    L05 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 17/35  3500 ft x 50 ft (1067 m x 15 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

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

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    Latitude: 
    35-43-58.8300N 35-43-24.3200N
    Longitude: 
    118-25-09.2600W 118-25-12.6600W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    10
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    375
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    100 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
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    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Minor
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Minor
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available
    Other Services: 
    Skydiving instruction, equipment rental and sales, rigging

    Maps & Diagrams

    L05 Airport Sectional

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    L05 Airport Diagram


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