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Location

Latitude: 
38-53-38.0000N (38.893889)
Longitude: 
119-59-43.2000W (-119.995333)
Elevation: 
6268.4 feet MSL (1911 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.2 E (as of August 2019 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. SW of South Lake Tahoe, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
SEP-MAY/ /0700-1600
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
7268 feet (2215 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
TVL
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:  19
Multi Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  2
Ultralights:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  25875
Air Taxi:  1100 4.3%
GA Local:  4668 18.0%
GA Itinerant:  19632 75.9%
Military Aircraft:  475 1.8%

Communications

CTAF:  122.850
ASOS:  124.725 (530-541-5739)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG). CLNC DEL PRVDD BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 134.3 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RCAG).
  • SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARK GIBBS
1901 LISA MALOFF WAY
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
530-542-6182
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
1901 LISA MALOFF WAY
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
530-541-0480

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 530

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Alpine Lake Aviation
  
800-251-4748
Emerald Bay Aviation
  
542-0402
Oasis Aviation
  
Unicom 122.95 541-2110 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 08/15/19 to 0901Z 09/12/19.

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MIN - Minimums
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Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-2
DP RICHY SIX SW-2
IAP LDA RWY 18 SW-2 Changed
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SW-2 Changed
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
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Maps

South Lake Tahoe - Lake Tahoe (TVL) Airport Terminal Map

Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

TVL Airport Sectional

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TVL Airport Diagram

Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL) Diagram
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METAR / TAF

METAR

TAF

Navigation Aids (Navaids) near TVL

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
13.1 Minden-Tahoe Airport
(MEV KMEV MEV)
60 47 100LL, Jet A
21.7 Carson Airport
(CSN KCXP CXP)
34 21 100LL, Jet A
26.4 Truckee-Tahoe Airport
(TKF KTRK TRK)
345 332 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
30.9 Rosaschi Air Park Airport
(N59)
95 82 100LL
36.9 Placerville Airport
(PVF KPVF PVF)
254 241 100LL, Jet A
37.8 Reno/Tahoe International Airport
(RNO KRNO RNO)
16 3 100LL, Jet A-1+
39.7 Yerington Municipal Airport
(O43)
80 67 100LL
40.6 Georgetown Airport
(E36)
272 259 100LL
46.8 Reno/Stead Airport
(KRTS RTS)
6 353 100LL, Jet A
48.1 Cameron Park Airport
(O61)
255 242 100LL
48.6 Westover Field Amador County Airport
(KJAQ JAQ)
230 217 100LL, Jet A
50.8 Auburn Municipal Airport
(AUN KAUN AUN)
274 261 100LL, 80, Jet A
50.9 Nevada County Airport
(KGOO GOO)
293 280 100LL, Jet A
52.3 Bryant Field Airport
(O57)
135 122 100
54.3 Calaveras Co-Maury Rasmussen Field Airport
(KCPU CPU)
214 201 100LL
55.4 Columbia Airport
(COA O22)
200 187 100LL, Jet A
57.3 Rancho Murieta Airport
(KRIU RIU)
245 232 100LL, Jet A
57.9 Nervino Airport
(O02)
343 330 100LL, Jet A
62.5 Pine Mountain Lake Airport
(E45)
187 174 100LL
63.3 Lincoln Regional/Karl Harder Field Airport
(KLHM LHM)
271 258 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
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Ratings & Reviews

Lake Tahoe Airport Ratings

Category Aspect Rating
Overall Rating for Lake Tahoe Airport
  • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

International Routes Served
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

On-time Performance
  • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Business Centers
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Airport Website (information & tools)
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Wireless Internet Access
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Public Telephones
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restrooms
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Architecture
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Seating Areas
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Overall Cleanliness
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Children Play Areas
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Geographic Location
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Baggage Claim Locations
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Baggage Handling
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Parking Pricing
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Public Transport
  • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Car Rental
  • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Taxis
  • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
  • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Remarks

A110-1 ARPT SFC CONDS: TRML APRON EXLNT, TWY - RY 18/36 & GA APRON FAIR.
A110-12 AFTER WINTER STORMS RY 18/36 OPENS BEFORE ALL TWYS ARE CLEAR.
A110-14 PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY 18; PREFERRED DEP RY 36.
A110-18 RECREATIONAL AIRBORNE ACTIVITY ALONG SOUTHERN LAKE SHORE.
A110-25 (E81) APRON ENTRANCE TWYS AND HIGH SPEED TWYS ONLY.
A110-26 FOR LARGE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT DEP RY 18; RIGHT DOWNWIND DEP RECOMMENDED.
A110-27 BIRDS AND WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
A110-28 ADVERSE WEATHER EFFECTS MAGNIFIED BY MOUNTAINS.
A110-29 TFC ADVISORIES & SEQUENCING IN THE TFC PAT ARE BASED ON POSITION REPORTS RECEIVED FROM PILOTS IN THESE AREAS.
A110-31 ARPT SURROUNDED ON E; S & W BY RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN.
A110-32 ACCESS NOISE RESTRICTIONS: MAX 80 DBA DEP, 84 DBA ARR (TRANSPORT - 86 DBA), MAX 77.1 DBA NIGHT LIMIT.
A110-33 NOISE ABATEMENT, DEP RY 36, RY HDG 1 MILE, LEFT 320 DEG AT WHITE ARROW TO SHORELINE.
A110-34 FOR NOISE ABATEMENT INFO CALL (530) 542-6182.
A110-35 AVOID DESOLATION WILDERNESS WEST OF ARPT.
A110-38 AP CONDS NOT MMT 1600-0700 DLY.
A110-39 TWY H CLSD PERM.
A110-4 TPA 7500' MSL FOR SMALL ACFT; 8000' MSL FOR TRANSPORT/HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT.
A110-40 PARAGLIDERS AND MOTORIZED PRCHTS OPR FROM RWY SFC.
A110-8 TWY H WEST OF TWY A RESTRICTED TO ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.
A57-36 APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
A81-APT ACTVT MALSF RWY 18; PAPI RWY 18, MIRL RW 18/36 - CTAF.
A82 MULTICOM 122.85

Runways

TVL Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 18/36
Longest Runway: 18/36 is 8541 ft (2603 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 18

TVL Airport Runway Details

Runway 18/36  8541 ft x 100 ft (2603 m x 30 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/04/2016
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  70.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  125.
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  210.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
6255 6268
Latitude: 
38-54-19.1610N 38-52-56.8980N
Longitude: 
119-59-31.1510W 119-59-55.2871W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
193 13
ILS Type: 
LDA/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
BRUSH TREES
Object Height: 
13 345
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
450 5700
Object Centerline Offset: 
125 ft. left of centerline 500 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
48
Threshold Elevation: 
6255 6263
Displaced Threshold: 
800 2033
Threshold Latitude: 
38-54-11.4573N 38-53-16.4818N

Threshold Longitude: 

119-59-33.4118W 119-59-49.5417W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
8541 8541
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
8541 8541
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
7817 7741
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
7017 5708

Services

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

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