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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: TOA
Lat/Long: 33-48-12.1783N 118-20-22.5875W
33-48.202972N 118-20.376458W
33.8033829,-118.3396076
(estimated)
Elevation: 103.2 ft. / 31.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1970)
From city: 3 miles SW of TORRANCE, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 90505

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TOA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 29R - CTAF; MIRL RY 11L/29R SS-SR; MIRL RY 11R/29L 0600-2000; ACTVT HELIPAD PERIMETER LGTS - 24 HRS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.6
TORRANCE GROUND: 120.9 [0700-2000]
TORRANCE TOWER: 124.0 ;SOUTH 133.075 ;NORTH 257.8 [0700-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.3 ;RWY 11L, 11R 127.2 ;RWY 29L/R
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 ;RWY 29L, 29R 127.2 ;RWY 11L/R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 ;RWY 11L/R 134.9 ;RWY 29L/R
IC: 257.8
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (7 nm NE): 127.150 (310-631-3022)
WX ASOS at HHR (7 nm N): PHONE 310-973-8930
WX ASOS at LAX (9 nm N): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at LGB (9 nm E): PHONE 562-424-0572
WX ASOS at SMO (14 nm NW): PHONE 310-392-6453
WX ASOS at FUL (18 nm E): PHONE 714-870-1372
  • TWR SECTORIZATION IS BASED ON CENTER OF ARPT PARALLEL TO RY 11/29 CNTRLN.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LAXr134/9.0LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr140/13.7SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
SLIr260/14.3SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
SXCr354/26.0SANTA CATALINA VORTAC114.1515E
VNYr148/26.3VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E
ELBr270/31.3EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E
POMr224/32.1POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
VTUr103/40.0VENTURA VOR/DME108.2015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
100LL:FUEL AVBL 0700-2000.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11L/29R

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11L  RUNWAY 29R
Latitude: 33-48.483555N33-47.970732N
Longitude: 118-20.740110W118-19.966660W
Elevation: 83.0 ft.96.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Displaced threshold: 541 ft.540 ft.
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 35 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
RWY 11L APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THR 35:1;
22 ft. bldg, 475 ft. from runway, 530 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+9 FT MALSR BLDG 190 FT FROM E OR 440 FT RIGHT.

Runway 11R/29L

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11R  RUNWAY 29L
Latitude: 33-48.316468N33-48.008890N
Longitude: 118-20.646902W118-20.182938W
Elevation: 96.3 ft.103.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none26 ft. bldg, lighted, 1400 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 46:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 110 x 110 ft. / 34 x 34 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
FATO AND TLOF PAVED.
Runway edge lights: PERI
YELLOW PERIMETER LGTS.
Latitude: 33-48.556333N
Longitude: 118-20.739667W
Elevation: 79.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TORRANCE
3031 TORRANCE BLVD
TORRANCE, CA 90503
Phone 310-784-7900
Manager: RAFAEL HERRERA
CITY OF TORRANCE, 3301 AIRPORT DRIVE
TORRANCE, CA 90505
Phone 310-784-7914

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 279
Single engine airplanes: 247
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
Gliders airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 326/day *
53% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2016

Additional Remarks

NUMEROUS FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS LTD TO 0800-2000 (TAXI-BACK UNTIL 2200) WKDAYS & 1000-1700 SAT. NO TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS ON SUN & HOLS. ARPT CLSD TO DEP 2200-0700 WKDAYS & 2200-0800 WKENDS & HOLS.
NO MULTI-ENGINE SIMULATED ENGINE-OUT PROCS AUTH IN TFC PAT. RY 11R/29L CLSD 2000-0700.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA ALL QUADS. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS INFO CTC ARPT NOISE ABATEMENT (310) 784-7950. CERTAIN TBJT ACFT PERMLY EXCLDD.
TWYS CROSS APCH ZONE BOTH ENDS RWY 11R/29L OBSERVE TWY HOLD LINES.
BE ALERT TO FARM EQUIPMENT OPERG NEAR ALL RWYS AND TWYS.

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 from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH EIGHT   download (301KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download
VOR RWY 11L   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (115KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV)   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (350KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (7 nm N)
KLAX - Los Angeles International Airport (9 nm N)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (9 nm E)
KSMO - Santa Monica Municipal Airport (14 nm NW)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (14 nm E)
KFUL - Fullerton Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 01-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2514:25
Sunrise06:5114:51
Sunset17:2301:23
Evening civil twilight17:4901:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Feb-2023 16:56:57
Local (UTC-8)  01-Feb-2023 08:56:57
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
011548Z 20004KT 10SM SKC 06/M01 A3015
KHHR 
7nm N 
011553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/M02 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP209 T00891022
KLAX 
8nm N 
011553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/M03 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP207 T00891028 $
KLGB 
9nm E 
011553Z 32004KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP208 T00721017
KSMO 
14nm NW 
011551Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M05 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP207 T00781050
KSLI 
15nm E 
011555Z 35003KT 10SM FEW200 04/01 A3011 RMK AO2A SLP199 T00440009
KCQT 
16nm N 
011547Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP211 T00781033
KFUL 
18nm E 
011553Z 29003KT 10SM CLR 08/M03 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP205 T00831028
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
011459Z 0115/0218 09005KT P6SM SKC FM011700 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM012000 26010KT P6SM SKC FM020400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KLGB 
9nm E 
011135Z 0112/0212 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM011900 20006KT P6SM SKC FM012300 30008KT P6SM SKC FM020400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KSMO 
14nm NW 
010550Z 0106/0206 03005KT P6SM SKC FM012100 24005KT P6SM SKC FM020200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KSLI 
15nm E 
010500Z 0105/0211 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3011INS BECMG 0106/0107 VRB06KT 9999 SKC WS020/5028KT QNH3012INS BECMG 0108/0109 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3012INS TX17/0200Z TN06/0116Z
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Great American Aviation UNICOM 122.95
310-534-2333
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales
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EPIC
100LL
SS $6.25 
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South Bay Aviation 310-791-5454
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100LL
FS $6.85 
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Rolling Hills Aviation 310-375-0061
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