Poso-Kern County Airport

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Famoso Weather (°F)

Location

Latitude: 
35-35-47.0000N (35.596389)
Longitude: 
119-07-41.8000W (-119.128278)
Elevation: 
635.0 feet MSL (194 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.2 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. E of Famoso, 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: 
10/1947
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1635 feet (498 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
RIU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 02/12/2020)

Total Operations:  1000
GA Itinerant:  1000 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.900

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 661

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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 L73

    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
    6.2 Shafter-Minter Field Airport
    (MIT KMIT MIT)
    210 198 100LL, Jet A
    10.3 Meadows Field Airport
    (BFL KBFL BFL)
    160 148 100, 100LL, Jet A
    10.4 Delano Municipal Airport
    (KDLO DLO)
    329 317 100LL
    11.1 Wasco-Kern County Airport
    (L19)
    277 265 100LL
    17.5 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
    (L45)
    158 146 100LL, Jet A
    26.2 Porterville Municipal Airport
    (PTV KPTV PTV)
    6 354 100LL, 80, Jet A
    31.2 Taft-Kern County Airport
    (L17)
    209 197 100LL, Jet A
    34.2 Eckert Field Airport
    (1Q1)
    6 354 100LL
    35.0 Mefford Field Airport
    (TLR KTLR TLR)
    344 332 100LL, Jet A
    35.4 Kern Valley Airport
    (L05)
    76 64 100LL
    37.9 Corcoran Airport
    (CRO KCRO 43CN)
    323 311 100LL
    43.6 Tehachapi Municipal Airport
    (TSP KTSP TSP)
    129 117 100LL, Jet A
    45.2 Visalia Municipal Airport
    (VIS KVIS VIS)
    343 331 100LL, Jet A
    45.5 Mountain Valley Airport
    (L94)
    130 118 80
    48.2 Woodlake Airport
    (O42)
    1 349 100LL
    49.6 Hanford Municipal Airport
    (KHJO HJO)
    330 318 100LL
    57.7 Mojave Air And Space Port Airport
    (MHV KMHV MHV)
    123 111 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    60.6 California City Municipal Airport
    (L71)
    115 103 100LL, 80, Jet A
    62.8 Rosamond Skypark Airport
    (L00)
    133 121 100LL
    63.4 Inyokern Airport
    (IYK KIYK IYK)
    86 74 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-3 CROP DUSTING OPNS PROHIBITED EXCP BY PPR AMGR 661-391-1800.
    A110-4 ARPT CLSD TO NIGHT OPNS.
    A110-6 AREAS OF OPEN APRON ROUGH AND DETERIORATING.
    A110-7 FOR CD CTC LOS ANGELES ARTCC AT 661-575-2079.
    A14 CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
    A16 CELL PHONE: (661) 747-4055 24 HRS: (661) 393-3868 FAX: (661) 391-1801 EMAIL: BFLSECURITY@CO.KERN.CA.US
    A57-16 APCH RATIO 36:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
    E111 ESTABD PRIOR TO 5/1/59.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 16/34
    Longest Runway: 16/34 is 3000 ft (914 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    L73 Airport Runway Details

    Runway 16/34  3000 ft x 60 ft (914 m x 18 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  6.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 16

    Runway 34

    Elevation: 
    635.0
    Latitude: 
    35-36-01.8300N 35-35-32.1500N
    Longitude: 
    119-07-41.9500W 119-07-41.7100W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    20
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    525
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and 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: 
    210
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    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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