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KBIH Bishop Airport
Bishop, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BIH
Lat/Long: 37-22-23.2000N / 118-21-49.0000W
37-22.386667N / 118-21.816667W
37.3731111 / -118.3636111
(estimated)
Elevation: 4124.3 ft. / 1257.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1985)
From city: 2 miles E of BISHOP, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93514

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BIH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
ADMIN OFFICE AT ARPT (760) 872-2971.
Pattern altitude: 5124.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 08, 26, 12, 30, 17, & 35; MIRL RWY 08/26, 12/30, & 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX ASOS: 119.025 (760-872-2658)
  • COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY RIVERSIDE RADIO ON FREQ 122.6.
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC FREQS 125.75/284.65 (BISHOP RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BIH at fieldBISHOP VOR/DME109.6015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 7498 x 100 ft. / 2285 x 30 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 50 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 110.0
Double tandem: 200.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 37-22.808488N37-21.927497N
Longitude: 118-22.400257W118-21.315235W
Elevation: 4122.6 ft.4100.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 135 true300 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.52 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 4 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none35 ft. pline, 1555 ft. from runway, 175 ft. left of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5600 x 100 ft. / 1707 x 30 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 49 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 140.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 37-22.844040N37-21.921517N
Longitude: 118-21.698335W118-21.708252W
Elevation: 4112.5 ft.4104.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 165 magnetic, 180 true345 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LDA/DME
Obstructions: none30 ft. trees, 1442 ft. from runway, 41:1 slope to clear

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5567 x 100 ft. / 1697 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 25 /F/A/W/T
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 56.0
Double tandem: 98.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 37-22.418982N37-22.411048N
Longitude: 118-22.448120W118-21.298907W
Elevation: 4124.1 ft.4100.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 075 magnetic, 090 true255 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 NM.
2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 2 NM.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 47 ft. trees, 1350 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clearnone
10' DEEP DITCH 100' FROM THR.

Helipad H2

Dimensions: 100 x 100 ft. / 30 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft. / 12 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF LOS ANGELES, DEPT OF PUBLIC
300 MANDICH STREET
BISHOP, CA 93514
Phone (760) 873-0342
LEASED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED BY INYO COUNTY.
Manager: KEN BABIONE
703 AIRPORT ROAD
BISHOP, CA 93514
Phone (760) 872-2971
COUNTY COURTHOUSE INDEPENDENCE.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 44
Single engine airplanes: 36
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 1
Gliders airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/day *
62% transient general aviation
27% local general aviation
12% military
* for 12-month period ending 05 June 2017

Additional Remarks

HANG GLDR ACT INVOF ARPT.
NO INTXN DEPS; HEL TFC APCH ARPT FM THE WEST BOUNDARY.
DUE TO HIGH APCH MINS PILOTS MAY NEED AN IFR ALTN EVEN THOUGH WX IS FCST TO BE HIGHER THAN 2000-3.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -9C.
RAMP FEES FOR COMM ACFT; MAY BE OFFSET WITH FUEL PURCHASE.
OVNGT TIE-DOWN FEE; ONE NIGHT MAY BE OFFSET WITH MIN FUEL PURCHASE.
FUEL DISCOUNTS FOR VOLUME PURCHASES.
NO LOCAL TAXI SERVICE; DIAL-A-RIDE AVBL, BUT LTD ON SUN.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (RNP) RWY 30 **CHANGED**   download (382KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (409KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (429KB)
LDA RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (407KB)
LDA RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (407KB)
VOR OR GPS-A **CHANGED**   download (363KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (56KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (227KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMMH - Mammoth Yosemite Airport (27 nm NW)
KHTH - Hawthorne Industrial Airport (71 nm N)
KTPH - Tonopah Airport (73 nm NE)
KFAT - Fresno Yosemite International Airport (74 nm SW)
KTNX - Tonopah Test Range Airport (79 nm E)
 
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Taken in May 2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1414:14
Sunrise06:4214:42
Sunset16:3800:38
Evening civil twilight17:0601:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Nov-2017 09:56:13
Local (UTC-8)  23-Nov-2017 01:56:13
 
METAR
KBIH 230356Z AUTO 31003KT 10SM CLR 08/02 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP251 T00830022 TSNO
TAF
KBIH 221720Z 2218/2318 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM222100 17005KT P6SM FEW250 FM230400 33005KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Bishop Airport 760-872-2971
760-937-4017
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Aircraft rental, ...

More info about Bishop Airport
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $4.37 $3.79 
SS $4.32 $3.53 
 Updated 11-Nov-2017
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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