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Porterville Municipal Airport

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Porterville Weather (°F)

KPTV (0.2 NM at True Heading of 184)
METAR: KPTV 202156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 27/11 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP139 T02720106 $
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
36-01-46.5000N (36.029583)
Longitude: 
119-03-45.8000W (-119.062722)
Elevation: 
443.2 feet MSL (135 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.3 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. SW of Porterville, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ANDRE LABONTE
1893 SOUTH NEWCOMB ROAD
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
559-782-7540
CITY OF PORTERVILLE
291 N. MAIN STREET
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
559-782-7540

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1942
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAY-OCT/ALL/0700-1900
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: 
1443 feet (440 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PTV
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  39
Multi Engine:  3
GA Helicopters:  5

Annual Operations (as of 05/20/2021)

Total Operations:  43550
Air Taxi:  1000 2.3%
GA Local:  15000 34.4%
GA Itinerant:  27500 63.1%
Military Aircraft:  50 0.1%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  BAKERSFIELD
120.5
L.A. CENTER ARTCC
Departure:  BAKERSFIELD
120.5
L.A. CENTER ARTCC
AWOS-3PT:  134.625 (559-784-3874)

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC (ZLA) ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN BAKERSFIELD APCH CTL (BFL) CLSD.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY RANCHO MURIETA RADIO ON FREQS 122.1R/109.2T (TULE RCO).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 559

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Aircraft & Helicopter Maintenance
  
784-0461
Arrow Falcon
  
781-8604
Del-Air
  
784-9440
Porterville Aviation
  
784-9460
Porterville Municipal Airport
  
Unicom 122.8 782-7540 80, 87, 100LL, Jet A
Rays Aircraft Service, Inc.
  
784-9110, 781-7437
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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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IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP GPS RWY 12 SW-2
IAP GPS RWY 30 SW-2
IAP VOR OR GPS-A SW-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near PTV

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
8.0 Eckert Field Airport
(1Q1)
4 352 100LL
14.9 Mefford Field Airport
(TLR KTLR TLR)
300 288 100LL, Jet A
19.0 Delano Municipal Airport
(KDLO DLO)
206 194 100LL
22.3 Woodlake Airport
(O42)
354 342 100LL
23.6 Visalia Municipal Airport
(VIS KVIS VIS)
317 305 100LL, Jet A
26.2 Corcoran Airport
(CRO KCRO 43CN)
279 267 100LL
28.4 Wasco-Kern County Airport
(L19)
210 198 100LL
32.0 Shafter-Minter Field Airport
(MIT KMIT MIT)
191 179 100LL, Jet A
32.3 Hanford Municipal Airport
(KHJO HJO)
302 290 100LL
35.7 Meadows Field Airport
(BFL KBFL BFL)
179 167 100, 100LL, Jet A
36.1 Kern Valley Airport
(L05)
119 107 100LL
42.4 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
(L45)
175 163 100LL, Jet A
42.8 Reedley Municipal Airport
(O32)
334 322 100LL, Jet A
43.8 Selma Airport
(0Q4)
319 307 100LL
54.9 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
(FAT KFAT FAT)
324 311 100, Jet A, Jet A++
55.8 Fresno Chandler Exec Airport
(FCH KFCH FCH)
319 306 100LL
56.3 Taft-Kern County Airport
(L17)
199 187 100LL, Jet A
58.5 Harris Ranch Airport
(3O8)
283 270 100LL
59.4 Lone Pine/Death Valley Airport
(O26)
55 43 100LL, Jet A
60.3 New Coalinga Municipal Airport
(CLG C80)
277 264 100LL

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A14 ARPT OPERATIONS MANGER: JIM MCDONALD; PHONE (559) 782-7540.
A15 EMERGENCY CONTACT PORTERVILLE PD 559-782-7400
A17 ARPT ATTENDANT 559-782-7540.
A70-FUEL-10 0LL SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
A81-APT HIRL RY 12/30 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-2300; AFTER 2300 ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT VASI RY 12 - CTAF, VASI RY 30 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 12/30
Longest Runway: 12/30 is 5960 ft (1817 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

PTV Airport Runway Details

Runway 12/30  5960 ft x 150 ft (1817 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/19/2010
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  70.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
431.2 443.1
Latitude: 
36-02-07.4635N 36-01-25.5877N
Longitude: 
119-04-11.2836W 119-03-20.2208W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
135 315
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
ROAD ROAD
Object Height: 
15 15
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
480 520
Object Centerline Offset: 
292 ft. left of centerline 298 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI On Right Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
29 60
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
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

Fuel Available: 
100LL
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available
Other Services: 
We have a Flight Service Center that has a little conference room, couch,
soda machine, microwave.

Hangars: $115 per month, we currently have 4 vacancies
Tiedowns: $22 per month
Car Parking: $5 per day or $25 per month
Maintenance Hanger: 3000 sq foot hanger for someone interested in doing some sort of business.

Maps & Diagrams

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