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KBLH Blythe Airport
Blythe, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BLH
Lat/Long: 33-37-09.0000N / 114-43-00.8000W
33-37.150000N / 114-43.013333W
33.6191667 / -114.7168889
(estimated)
Elevation: 399.6 ft. / 121.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 13E (2005)
From city: 6 miles W of BLYTHE, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92225

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BLH (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: APR-OCT 0700-1600, NOV-MAR 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1199.6 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT VASI RWY 17, 35 & 26; MIRL RWY 17/35 & 08/26 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 120.175 (760-922-3000)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC (BLYTHE RCAG) ON FREQS 128.15/285.6

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BLHr044/2.6BLYTHE VORTAC117.4014E
PKEr168/29.0PARKER VORTAC117.9015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 6543 x 150 ft. / 1994 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 33-36.996138N33-36.992222N
Longitude: 114-43.663765W114-42.374400W
Elevation: 397.1 ft.395.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 077 magnetic, 090 true257 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5800 x 100 ft. / 1768 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 52.0
Double wheel: 76.0
Double tandem: 135.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 33-37.802097N33-36.845852N
Longitude: 114-43.004505W114-43.009045W
Elevation: 399.2 ft.394.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 180 true347 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE
3403 10TH STREET, SUITE 500
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
Phone 951-955-8916
Manager: FRANK IOIMO
3403 10TH STREET, SUITE 400
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501
Phone (951) 955-9418

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 2
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 69/day *
50% transient general aviation
50% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2017

Additional Remarks

ACFT OVER 12500 LBS AVOID HOUSING AREA 1.5 NM SW BLO 2000' FINAL APCH RWY 35 BE ESTABD 2 NM FM TOUCHDOWN.
DEP FM RY 17 MAKE CLIMBING LEFT TURN SOON AS SAFETY PERMITS. USE WIDE TFC PATTERN FOR RYS 26 & 35.
POWER PLANT 1 MILE EAST OF ARPT PRODUCING THERMAL PLUMES; AVOID LOW ALTITUDE DIRECT OVERFLIGHT OF THE POWER PLANT.
PAJA. PRCHT TRNG HIGH AND LOW LVLS ALL HRS NE QUAD OF ARPT

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (218KB)
VOR/DME RWY 26   download (173KB)
VOR/DME-A   download (157KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (19KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (133KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

P20 - Avi Suquilla Airport (39 nm NE)
KLGF - Laguna Army Airfield (Yuma Proving Ground) (48 nm S)
KCLR - Cliff Hatfield Memorial Airport (50 nm SW)
KBWC - Brawley Municipal Airport (55 nm SW)
KNYL - Yuma Marine Corps Air Station/Yuma International Airport (58 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1014:10
Sunrise06:3814:38
Sunset16:3100:31
Evening civil twilight16:5900:59

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 17:45:25
Local (UTC-8)  16-Dec-2017 09:45:25
 
METAR
KBLH 161652Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/M09 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP078 T01061089 $
TAF
KBLH 161137Z 1612/1712 VRB04KT P6SM OVC250 FM161800 18004KT P6SM BKN180 FM170300 34008KT P6SM FEW080 OVC180
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Patton Aviation LLC 760-922-6125
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Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Skydiving, ...
 
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100LL Jet A
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