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KPTV Porterville Municipal Airport
Porterville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PTV
Lat/Long: 36-01-46.5000N / 119-03-45.8000W
36-01.775000N / 119-03.763333W
36.0295833 / -119.0627222
(estimated)
Elevation: 443.2 ft. / 135.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 3 miles SW of PORTERVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93257

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PTV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-OCT 0700-1900, NOV-APR 0800-1700
ARPT ATTENDANT 559-782-7540.
Pattern altitude: 1443.2 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 12/30 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-2300; AFTER 2300 ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT VASI RY 12 - CTAF, VASI RY 30 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.625 (559-784-3874)
BAKERSFIELD APPROACH: 120.5 [1500-0700Z++, OT CTC LOS ANGELES CENTER]
BAKERSFIELD DEPARTURE: 120.5 [1500-0700Z++, OT CTC LOS ANGELES CENTER]
WX AWOS-3PT at TLR (15 nm NW): 120.0 (559-686-2613)
WX AWOS-3P at DLO (19 nm SW): 119.55 (661-721-2668)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN BAKERSFIELD APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • TULE RCO 109.2T 122.1R (RANCHO MURIETA RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTEr328/7.3TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
VISr119/28.7VISALIA VOR/DME109.4016E
EHFr349/32.7SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALYER FARMS080/22.820516ECOR -.-. --- .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80 JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5960 x 150 ft. / 1817 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 110.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 36-02.124392N36-01.426462N
Longitude: 119-04.188060W119-03.337013W
Elevation: 431.2 ft.443.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 135 true300 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 480 ft. from runway, 292 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 520 ft. from runway, 298 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PORTERVILLE
291 N. MAIN STREET
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
Phone 559-782-7540
Manager: JIM MCDONALD
1893 SOUTH NEWCOMB ROAD
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
Phone 559-782-7540
EMERGENCY CONTACT PORTERVILLE PD 559-782-7400

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 86
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 7
Ultralights: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 119/day *
63% transient general aviation
34% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 May 2017

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
GPS RWY 12   download (174KB)
GPS RWY 30   download (207KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (207KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (128KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTLR - Mefford Field Airport (15 nm NW)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (19 nm SW)
KVIS - Visalia Municipal Airport (24 nm NW)
KMIT - Shafter Airport-Minter Field (32 nm S)
KHJO - Hanford Municipal Airport (32 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KPTV (Porterville Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 13-Mar-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1014:10
Sunrise06:3814:38
Sunset16:4500:45
Evening civil twilight17:1301:13

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Nov-2017 02:05:25
Local (UTC-8)  19-Nov-2017 18:05:25
 
METAR
KPTV 200156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/08 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP206 T01280083
KDLO 
19nm SW 
200155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/05 A3008 RMK AO2 T01210054
TAF
KVIS 
24nm NW 
191742Z 1918/2018 VRB02KT 3SM BR SCT200 TEMPO 1918/1919 1SM BR FM191900 VRB03KT P6SM SCT200 FM192300 31004KT P6SM BKN200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Porterville Airport 559-782-7540
559-781-0305
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Restrooms, Showers, Restaurant, Camping on site

More info about Porterville Airport
Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.80 $4.30 
SS $4.50 $4.00 
 Updated 17-Nov-2017
 
   8 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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