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KAVX Catalina Airport
Avalon, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: AVX
Lat/Long: 33-24-17.9900N / 118-24-56.7700W
33-24.299833N / 118-24.946167W
33.4049972 / -118.4157694
(estimated)
Elevation: 1602 ft. / 488 m (estimated)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 6 miles NW of AVALON, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 90704

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1941
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AVX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR 21-OCT 17 0800-1900, OCT 18-MAR 20 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 2602 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: NSTD RWY LGTS FOR EMERG USE ONLY CALL (310) 510-0143. PSIL RWY 22 OPR DRG ARPT OPERG HRS.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 120.675 (310-510-9641)
SOCAL APPROACH: 127.4
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 127.4

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SXCr352/1.8SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E
SLIr203/29.0SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
LAXr164/31.7LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr162/36.4SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
ELBr231/37.9EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
POTHOLES AND LOOSE PAVEMENT FRAGMENTS ON RY.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RY 04/22 NSTD MIRL 2971 FT LIGHTED BTN THLDS ONLY.
Gradient: SW
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 33-24.157333N33-24.442333N
Longitude: 118-25.187167W118-24.705167W
Elevation: 1601.0 ft.1547.8 ft.
Gradient: 1.8% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 041 magnetic, 055 true221 magnetic, 235 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: SANTA CATALINA IS CONSERVANCY
BOX 2739
AVALON, CA 90704
Phone 310-510-2595
CATALINA ISLAND CONSERVANCY, AIRPORT DIRECTOR, JORGE O'LEARY (310) 510-0143.
Manager: JUSTIN BULLUM
BOX 2739
AVALON, CA 90704
Phone 310-510-0143

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 45/day *
79% transient general aviation
14% air taxi
7% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

FULL STOP LNDGS ONLY; INTXN TKOFS PROHIBITED.
LANDING FEE.
RWY 4-22 NON-STD RWY SAFETY AREAS.
ARPT CLSD FOR ALL OPS OTHER THAN DRG PUBLD ATNDNC SKED HRS EXC FOR EMERG.
PILOTS CANNOT SEE ACFT ON OPPOSITE ENDS OF RWY DUE TO GRADIENT, MUST ANNC TAKING ACT RWY ON UNICOM PRIOR TO DEP
SFC ROUGH WITH NMRS POTHOLES & SOFT SPOTS.
RWY 04/22 LTD BY ARPT OPR TO 12,500 LBS GWT.
RWY 04 FINAL 2,300 FT STEEP 2.1% DOWNSLOPE; RWY 22 UPSLOPE PREFERRED LANDING.

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
VOR/DME OR GPS-B   download (116KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (119KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTOA - Zamperini Field Airport (24 nm N)
KNUC - San Clemente Island NALF (25 nm S)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (28 nm NE)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (29 nm NE)
KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (31 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KAVX (Catalina Airport)
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Photo taken 13-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0814:08
Sunrise06:3414:34
Sunset16:4600:46
Evening civil twilight17:1301:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Nov-2017 12:49:40
Local (UTC-8)  24-Nov-2017 04:49:40
 
METAR
KAVX 241151Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/02 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP110 T02610022 10278 20239 58008 $
TAF
KLGB 
28nm NE 
241123Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250
KSLI 
29nm NE 
240505Z 2405/2511 VRB06KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2989INS BECMG 2420/2421 23009KT 9999 SCT300 QNH2986INS TX32/2422Z TN13/2412Z
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Runway Cafe 310-510-2196
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