Watsonville Municipal Airport

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Watsonville Weather (°F)

KWVI (0.2 NM at True Heading of 354)
METAR: KWVI 052053Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM -RA SCT019 BKN037 OVC050 11/09 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP139 P0003 60022 T01060094 52004
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
36-56-08.6370N (36.935733)
Longitude: 
121-47-22.6950W (-121.789638)
Elevation: 
163.3 feet MSL (50 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.9 E (as of January 2023 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NW of Watsonville, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
RAYVON WILLIAMS
100 AVIATION WAY
WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
831-768-3575
CITY OF WATSONVILLE
275 MAIN ST
WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
831-768-3000

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0900-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1163 feet (354 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
WVI
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:  256
Multi Engine:  15
Jet Engine:  4
GA Helicopters:  5
Ultralights:  2

Annual Operations (as of 06/30/2022)

Total Operations:  60000
GA Local:  39900 66.5%
GA Itinerant:  20070 33.5%
Military Aircraft:  30 0.1%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  NORCAL
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
Departure:  NORCAL
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
127.15 ;136-360 MRY
ASOS:  132.275 (831-724-8794)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 831

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    2 Genes Aviation
      
    763-0290
    Acme Aviation
       Website           Email
    831-768-8378
    Belardi Interiors
      
    724-0619
    Santa Cruz Flying Club
      
    722-4580
    Stick and Rudder Aviation
      
    724-2759
    Strawberry Aviation
      
    722-1126
    United Flight Services
      
    722-4155
    Watsonville Aviation
      
    722-8389
    Watsonville Municipal Airport
      
    728-6075 80, 100LL, Jet A
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/29/22 to 0901Z 01/26/23.

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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-2
    DP GARLK ONE (RNAV) SW-2
    IAP LOC RWY 02 SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 02 SW-2
    IAP VOR-A SW-2
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-2
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
    ODP WATSONVILLE FOUR (OBSTACLE) SW-2
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near WVI

    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
    12.7 San Martin Airport
    (E16)
    46 33 Jet A, UL94
    15.3 Marina Municipal Airport
    (OAR KOAR OAR)
    174 161 100LL, Jet A
    18.4 Hollister Municipal Airport
    (HLI KCVH CVH)
    97 84 100LL, Jet A
    18.6 Salinas Municipal Airport
    (SNS KSNS SNS)
    151 138 100LL, Jet A
    21.1 Monterey Regional Airport
    (MRY KMRY MRY)
    186 173 100LL, Jet A
    23.9 Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport
    (RHV KRHV RHV)
    356 343 Jet A, UL94
    26.5 Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport
    (SJC KSJC SJC)
    345 332 100LL, Jet A
    35.2 Palo Alto Airport
    (PAO KPAO PAO)
    333 320 100LL, Jet A
    41.0 San Carlos Airport
    (SQL KSQL SQL)
    327 314 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, UL94
    44.0 Gustine Airport
    (3O1)
    63 50 100LL
    44.7 Los Banos Municipal Airport
    (LSN KLSN LSN)
    79 66 100LL, Jet A
    45.5 Livermore Municipal Airport
    (LVK KLVK LVK)
    358 345 100LL, Jet A
    46.2 Hayward Exec Airport
    (HWD KHWD HWD)
    340 327 100LL, Jet A
    48.1 Tracy Municipal Airport
    (KTCY TCY)
    20 7 100LL, Jet A
    48.5 Half Moon Bay Airport
    (HAF KHAF HAF)
    315 302 100LL
    49.6 San Francisco International Airport
    (SFO KSFO SFO)
    325 312 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
    51.4 Metro Oakland International Airport
    (OAK KOAK OAK)
    336 323 100LL, Jet A
    53.3 Mesa Del Rey Airport
    (KIC KKIC KIC)
    142 129 100LL
    54.1 Byron Airport
    (C83)
    8 355 100LL
    57.5 Modesto City-County-Harry Sham Field Airport
    (MOD KMOD MOD)
    43 30 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 SEAGULLS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-10 FOR CD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748 OR VIA VHF 127.15.
    A110-11 ALL DEPS PROHIBITED ON RWY 27 DUE TO RWY VIS BLOCKED BY HNGRS.
    A110-12 130 FT TREES 700 FT RIGHT OF RWY 9 THLD, 85 FT TREES 600 FT LEFT OF RWY 9 THLD.
    A110-2 ARPT HAS NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS; SEE ARPT WEBSITE.
    A110-5 RWY 20 PREF CALM WIND RWY; STRAIGHT-IN APCH NOT RCMDD.
    A110-6 GLIDER TOWING RQRS PRIOR NOTIFICATION, CTC ARPT OFC 831-768-3575.
    A110-7 HELICOPTER ACTVTY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
    A110-8 COASTAL FOG DURING SUMMER MONTHS.
    A110-9 PRCHT OPS ON ARPT DLY 0900-2000; LNDG AREA 1000 FT WEST OF RWY 20.
    A14 RAYVON.WILLIAMS@CITYOFWATSONVILLE.ORG
    A43-20 UNUSBL BYD 4.0 NM DUE TO TERRAIN.
    A57-20 RWY 20 APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
    A70-FUEL-UL 94 SELF-SERVICE ONLY.
    A81-APT ACTVT PAPI RWY 02, 09 & 20; REIL RWY 02; MIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 02/20
    09/27
    Longest Runway: 02/20 is 4502 ft (1372 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 02

    WVI Airport Runway Details

    Runway 02/20  4502 ft x 149 ft (1372 m x 45 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/27/2020
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  81.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  96.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  167.0

    Runway 02

    Runway 20

    Elevation: 
    139.5 157.7
    Latitude: 
    36-55-44.5246N 36-56-22.1362N
    Longitude: 
    121-47-44.8828W 121-47-15.2334W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    032 212
    ILS Type: 
    LOCALIZER
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Fair
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREE
    Object Height: 
    46 80
    Distance from End: 
    1310 1198
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    39 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    REIL: 
    Yes No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    43 44
    Threshold Elevation: 
    155.4
    Displaced Threshold: 
    589
    Threshold Latitude: 
    36-56-17.2140N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    121-47-19.1144W

    Runway 09/27  3998 ft x 98 ft (1219 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/27/2020

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  45.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  65.0

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    163.3 136.3
    Latitude: 
    36-56-17.9837N 36-56-11.2359N
    Longitude: 
    121-47-38.6659W 121-46-50.1409W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    100 280
    Glide Path Angle: 
    4.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    38 55
    Distance from End: 
    1050 935
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    39 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    34

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    WVI Diagram

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