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Location

Latitude: 
34-12-35.3000N (34.209806)
Longitude: 
118-29-23.9000W (-118.489972)
Elevation: 
802.1 feet MSL (244 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.9 E (as of February 2020 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. NW of Van Nuys, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1802 feet (549 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
VNY
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:  321
Multi Engine:  68
Jet Engine:  234
GA Helicopters:  52
Military Aircraft:  3

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2018)

Total Operations:  224502
Commercial:  96 0.0%
Air Taxi:  27523 12.3%
GA Local:  69243 30.8%
GA Itinerant:  127083 56.6%
Military Aircraft:  557 0.2%

Communications

CTAF:  119.300
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  VAN NUYS
119.3 ;162-345 & DEP RWY 16R/34L
120.2 ;346-161 & DEP RWY 16L/34R
239.0
Hrs: 0600-2245
Clearance Del.:  126.6
239.0
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  SOCAL
Departure:  SOCAL
ATIS:  127.55
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (818-904-9213)
HEL OPS:  119.0
ANG OPS:  303.0
EMERG:  243.0

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    FLORA MARGHERITIS
    16461 SHERMAN WY SUITE 300
    VAN NUYS, CA 91406
    818-442-6500
    LOS ANGELES WORLD ARPTS
    1 WORLD WAY
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90045
    (818) 442-6540

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    Area Code: 818

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Able Avionics
      
    818-779-0265
    Aero Club
      
    818-908-9177
    Aerospecialties
      
    818-781-2471
    American Flyers
      
    818-904-9354
    Blue Skies Aviation
                
    818-901-1489 100LL
    Business Flight
      
    818-901-1489
    Castle & Cooke Aviation
                
    128.95 818-988-8385 Jet A
    Unknown Jet A - 3.80 USD per gallon
    on 9/8/16
    Trucks
    Chrysler Aviation
      
    818-989-7900
    Civil Air Patrol - VNY Hawker Senior Squadron 128
                
    818-538-6417
    Clay Lacy Aviation
      
    818-989-2900 Jet A
    Dallas Airmotive
                
    818-908-3811
    Dan Peterson Company
      
    818-786-6325
    Duncan Avionics
      
    818-902-9961
    First Class Air Service
                
    818-997-0710, 800-793-3598 100LL
    Exxon Mobil aviation fuel
    Exxon
    100LL - 2.26 USD per gallon
    on 3/12/02
    Trucks
    5% AOPA Discount
    Flight International
      
    818-994-5771
    Flightworks
      
    818-782-0523 100LL
    Green Hornets Aviation
      
    818-988-5591
    Group 3 Aviation, Inc.
                
    818-994-9376
    Helinet Aviation
      
    818-902-0229
    IAM Aircraft Sales
      
    818-997-0355
    IFR Avionics
      
    818-782-4810
    J & D Air
      
    818-994-0264, 818-387-3723 pager
    Jet West
      
    818-787-9100
    Jetcopters, Inc.
      
    818-902-0800
    Ken McInturff Aircraft Sales
      
    818-780-3455
    King Aviation
      
    Unicom 123.5 818-988-5152
    Mend Aviation
      
    818-994-9770
    Mike's Avionics
      
    818-780-5562
    Million Air Van Nuys
      
    Arinc 131.5 818-994-4990, 800-447-4452 100LL, Jet A
    National Helicopter Service
      
    818-345-5222
    Nav-Com Service
      
    818-997-6722
    Orbic Helicopter
      
    818-988-6532
    Pacific Air Radio
      
    818-786-8800
    Pacific Coast Forecasting
                
    818-818-787-1287
    Petersen Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 129.025 818-989-2300, 800-451-7270 100LL, Jet A
    Raytheon Aircraft Services
      
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.575 818-756-2100 100LL, Jet A
    RoigWest, Inc.
      
    818-908-9600
    Rotorcraft
      
    818-997-7667
    San-Val Aircraft Supplies
      
    818-786-8274
    Signature Flight Support - East
                
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.57 +1 818 989-2300 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support - West
                
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.57 +1 818 416-9500 100LL, Jet A
    Simulator and Instrument Training Center, Inc.
      
    818-988-7224
    Skytrails Aviation
                
    Unicom 128.85 818-901-9550 100LL, Jet A
    Chevron aviation fuel
    Chevron
    100LL - 2.19 USD per gallon
    on 1/11/02
    24 Hour Self Serve Credit Card Pumps
    $0.30 extra for line service
    Chevron aviation fuel
    Chevron
    Jet A - 2.10 USD per gallon
    on 1/11/02
    Trucks
    Sun Quest Executive Charter
      
    The Jet Center
      
    818-988-2800 Jet A
    Total Aircraft Services
      
    818-376-6606
    True Speed Aero Governors, Inc.
      
    818-997-8429
    Van Nuys Flight Center
                
    818-994-7300
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


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    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-3
    DP ADAMM THREE SW-3
    DP CANOGA THREE SW-3
    DP CANOGA THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    DP HARYS THREE (RNAV) SW-3
    DP HAYEZ EIGHT (RNAV) SW-3
    DP HAYEZ EIGHT (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    DP NEWHALL ONE SW-3
    DP NEWHALL ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    DP ROSCOE THREE (RNAV) SW-3
    DP VVERA TWO (RNAV) SW-3
    DP WLKKR FOUR (RNAV) SW-3
    IAP ILS Y RWY 16R SW-3
    IAP ILS Z RWY 16R SW-3
    IAP LDA-C SW-3
    IAP VOR-A SW-3
    IAP VOR-B SW-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-3
    MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SW-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
    STAR FERNANDO SEVEN SW-3
    STAR FERNANDO SEVEN[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    STAR IVINS ONE (RNAV) SW-3
    STAR JANNY FIVE (RNAV) SW-3
    STAR LYNXX EIGHT SW-3
    STAR THRNE THREE (RNAV) SW-3
    STAR THRNE THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    STAR WEESL ONE (RNAV) SW-3
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    Maps

    Van Nuys - Van Nuys (VNY) Airport Terminal Map

    Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

    VNY Airport Sectional

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    VNY Airport Diagram

    Van Nuys Airport (VNY) Diagram
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    METAR / TAF

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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near VNY

    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
    4.8 Whiteman Airport
    (WHP KWHP WHP)
    51 39 100LL, Jet A
    6.5 Bob Hope Airport
    (BUR KBUR BUR)
    94 82 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    11.8 Santa Monica Municipal Airport
    (SMO KSMO SMO)
    170 158 100LL, Jet A
    16.5 Los Angeles International Airport
    (LAX KLAX LAX)
    165 153 Jet A
    18.9 Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport
    (HHR KHHR HHR)
    155 143 100LL, Jet A
    22.8 Compton/Woodley Airport
    (CPM KCPM CPM)
    147 135 100LL
    23.8 San Gabriel Valley Airport
    (EMT KEMT EMT)
    108 96 100LL, Jet A
    25.5 Zamperini Field Airport
    (TOA KTOA TOA)
    162 150 100LL, 80
    28.9 Long Beach /Daugherty Field/ Airport
    (LGB KLGB LGB)
    144 132 100LL, Jet A
    29.5 Santa Paula Airport
    (SZP KSZP SZP)
    286 274 100LL
    30.0 Camarillo Airport
    (KCMA CMA)
    270 258 100LL, Jet A
    32.5 Fullerton Municipal Airport
    (FUL KFUL FUL)
    128 116 100LL, Jet A
    34.6 General Wm J Fox Airfield Airport
    (WJF KWJF WJF)
    22 10 100LL, Jet A
    35.6 Oxnard Airport
    (OXR KOXR OXR)
    269 257 100LL, Jet A
    35.9 Brackett Field Airport
    (POC KPOC POC)
    101 89 100LL, Jet A
    40.3 Cable Airport
    (CCB KCCB CCB)
    98 86 100LL, Jet A
    42.1 Rosamond Skypark Airport
    (L00)
    19 7 100LL
    44.6 John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport
    (SNA KSNA SNA)
    135 123 100LL, Jet A
    44.7 Chino Airport
    (CNO KCNO CNO)
    108 96 100LL, Jet A
    45.1 Ontario International Airport
    (ONT KONT ONT)
    101 89 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Van Nuys Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Van Nuys Airport
    • 4.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 3.5/5 (4 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 3.5/5 (4 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 4.3/5 (3 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-10 ARPT CLSD TO AIR CARRIER OPNS.
    A110-16 FORMATION ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES PROHIBITED EXCEPT FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE AIRCRAFT.
    A110-17 ALL JET ACFT MUST USE FULL RUNWAY LENGTH FOR DEPARTURE UNLESS OTHERWISE DIRECTED BY ATCT.
    A110-19 TAXILANE ALPHA 4 RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS 100 FT OR LESS..
    A110-20 TURBINE POWER ACFT REQD TO STOP AND SHTDN ENGINES ON TAXILANE A-4 AFT CLEARING TWY A.
    A110-22 HEL CONTACT ATCT FOR APCH-DEP ROUTES;
    A110-23 STANDING WATER ON RYS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVEY RAINFALL.
    A110-24 BIRD ABATEMENT MAY OCCUR BTN RYS WHEN ATCT IS OPEN.
    A110-25 WHEN ATCT CLSD, AIRCRAFT MUST SELF ANNOUNCE ON FREQ 119.3 PRIOR TO LANDING OR DEPARTING.
    A110-26 TAXILANE A3 WESTBOUND TAXI ONLY. TAXILANE A2 EASTBOUND TAXI ONLY. TAXILANE A2/A3 HAVE UNIDIRECTIONAL CENTERLINE LIGHTS.
    A110-28 RWYS 16L AND 16R: NO TURNS BFR THE FLOOD BASIN, UNLESS DCTC BY ATC.
    A110-29 RWYS 34L AND 34R: NO TURNS BEFORE RCHG 1800 FT MSL, UNLESS DCTD BY ATC.
    A110-3 RY 16L/34R CLSD & UNLGTD WHEN TOWER CLOSED.
    A110-30 NO ACFT MAY ARRIVE OR DEPART THE ARPT WHOSE AC36-3 TKOF NOISE LEVEL EQUALS OR EXCEEDS 77 DBA.
    A110-31 TXL A1 WB TAXI ONLY.
    A110-32 FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
    A110-4 EXTREME NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
    A110-5 NOISE ORDINANCE CURFEW: NO TKOFS FOR ACFT EXCEEDING 74 DBA (PER AC36-3) BTN 2200-0700; EXCP MILITARY; MERCY FLIGHTS & LAW ENFORCEMENT ACFT.
    A14 CHIEF OF AIRPORT OPERATIONS: CHRISTIAN MORENO 818-442-6506.
    A23-16R LEFT TFC WHEN ATCT CLSD.
    A57-16L RWY 16L APCH RATIO 53:1 FM DISPLCD THLD
    A57-16R APCH RATIO 50:1 FM DSPLCD THLD. APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THLD OVER +41 FT RR 1700 FT FM DSPLCD THLD 500 FT LEFT 41:1.
    A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 16R/34L, MALSR RY 16R AND TWY LGTS - CTAF.
    E147 TPA RWY 16R/34L 1200'; RWY 16L/34R 1000'.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Runways

    VNY Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 16L/34R
    16R/34L
    Longest Runway: 16R/34L is 8001 ft (2439 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 16R

    VNY Airport Runway Details

    Runway 16L/34R  4013 ft x 75 ft (1223 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 11/29/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  14.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 16L

    Runway 34R

    Elevation: 
    800 772
    Latitude: 
    34-13-08.3874N 34-12-28.8190N
    Longitude: 
    118-29-24.0130W 118-29-20.2745W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    176 356
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    RR
    Object Height: 
    32 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Lighted
    Distance from End: 
    275 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    125 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    26
    Threshold Elevation: 
    791 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    1434 0
    Threshold Latitude: 
    34-12-54.2514N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    118-29-22.6773W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    4011 4011
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    4011 4011
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    4011 3906
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    2580 3906

    Runway 16R/34L  8001 ft x 150 ft (2439 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 11/29/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  90.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  120.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  210.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 16R

    Runway 34L

    Elevation: 
    802 746
    Latitude: 
    34-13-08.0774N 34-11-49.1790N
    Longitude: 
    118-29-28.4639W 118-29-21.0078W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    176 356
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.5 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    FENCE TREES
    Object Height: 
    17 30
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Lighted
    Distance from End: 
    200 1200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    125 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    48 54
    Threshold Elevation: 
    793 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    1432 0
    Threshold Latitude: 
    34-12-53.9591N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    118-29-27.1293W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    8001 8001
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    8001 8001
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    8001 7261
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6570 7261

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No

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