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KMIT Shafter Airport-Minter Field
Shafter, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: MIT
Lat/Long: 35-30-26.9114N / 119-11-31.6836W
35-30.448523N / 119-11.528060W
35.5074754 / -119.1921343
(estimated)
Elevation: 425.3 ft. / 130 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (2010)
From city: 4 miles E of SHAFTER, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93263

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1425.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 12/30 OPERS DUSK-0000; AFTER 0000 ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 121.125 (661-393-8596)
BAKERSFIELD APPROACH: 126.45
BAKERSFIELD DEPARTURE: 126.45
WX ASOS at BFL (8 nm SE): PHONE 661-393-3766
WX AWOS-3P at DLO (14 nm N): 119.55 (661-721-2668)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EHFr273/4.8SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E
TTEr183/25.7TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
AVEr086/39.3AVENAL VOR/DME117.1016E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALYER FARMS138/37.420516ECOR -.-. --- .-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 4501 x 100 ft. / 1372 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 35-30.640613N35-30.131273N
Longitude: 119-12.061410W119-11.401737W
Elevation: 412.8 ft.412.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 133 true300 magnetic, 313 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3672 x 60 ft. / 1119 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 125.0
Gradient: E
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 35-30.634250N35-30.633750N
Longitude: 119-11.947767W119-11.207550W
Elevation: 414.1 ft.425.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 077 magnetic, 090 true257 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 140 ft.158 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 1896 ft. from runway, 190 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear
33:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
20 ft. bldg, 411 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to clear
28:1 TO THE DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2970 x 100 ft. / 905 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 30.0
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-30.558815N35-30.069278N
Longitude: 119-11.158088W119-11.158543W
Elevation: 423.4 ft.414.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.8%0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 180 true347 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 850 ft. from runway, 190 ft. left of centerline, 43:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 470 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MINTER FIELD AIRPORT DISTRICT
201 AVIATION ST
SHAFTER, CA 93263
Phone 661-393-0402
AFTER HOURS 661-303-6996
Manager: JONATHAN HUDSON
201 AVIATION ST
SHAFTER, CA 93263
Phone (661) 303-6996

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 110
Single engine airplanes: 82
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 10
Ultralights: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 123/day *
56% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 07 November 2016

Additional Remarks

HEAVY CROP DUSTER ACTIVITY INVOF ARPT.
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 30 PREFERRED CALM WIND RY.
RYS 26 AND 08 USED EXTENSIVELY BY AERIAL APPLICATOR ACFT. RECOMMEND EXTENSIVE USAGE OF CTAF FOR POSITION REPORTING.

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 (GPS) RWY 12   download (210KB)
VOR-A   download (182KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (8 nm SE)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (14 nm N)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (15 nm SE)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (32 nm N)
KTLR - Mefford Field Airport (39 nm N)
 
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Photo taken 12-May-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0914:09
Sunrise06:3614:36
Sunset16:4800:48
Evening civil twilight17:1501:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 11:47:52
Local (UTC-8)  18-Nov-2017 03:47:52
 
METAR
KBFL 
8nm SE 
181119Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC013 11/09 A3019 RMK AO2 T01060094
KDLO 
14nm N 
181135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/04 A3020 RMK AO2 T00500035
TAF
KBFL 
8nm SE 
180538Z 1806/1906 VRB04KT P6SM OVC050 FM181300 VRB03KT 5SM BR BKN040 FM182000 VRB05KT P6SM SCT050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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