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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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, 29R
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 ;RWY 29L, 29R 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R 134.9 ;RWY 29L, 29R
IC: 257.8
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (7 nm NE): 127.150 (310-631-4958)
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 VORTAC111.4015E
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 80
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: SHANT MEGERDICHIAN
CITY OF TORRANCE, 3301 AIRPORT DRIVE
TORRANCE, CA 90505
Phone 310-784-7914

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 299
Single engine airplanes: 265
Multi engine airplanes: 26
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
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 PROCEDURES INFO CTC ARPT NOISE ABATEMENT (310) 784-7950 OR FREQ 122.9. CERTAIN TURBO JET ACFT PERMLY EXCLUDED.
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 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH SEVEN   download (302KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download (321KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download (281KB)
VOR RWY 11L   download (253KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV)   download (146KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

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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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
Photo by Zoltan Szalva
Photo taken 18-Nov-2015
looking southeast from 3000 ft.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0313:03
Sunrise06:2913:29
Sunset19:2002:20
Evening civil twilight19:4602:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Apr-2020 20:05:51
Local (UTC-7)  10-Apr-2020 13:05:51
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
101950Z 05008KT 10SM SCT021 OVC070 16/08 A2998
KHHR 
7nm N 
101653Z VRB04KT 10SM -RA SCT047 OVC070 13/08 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP159 P0003 T01280083 $
KLAX 
8nm N 
101953Z 04007KT 10SM FEW025 SCT041 OVC080 16/09 A2998 RMK AO2 RAB1857E46 SLP153 P0000 T01610089
KLGB 
9nm E 
101953Z 10008KT 10SM BKN038 OVC055 16/07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T01560072
KSMO 
14nm NW 
101951Z 04007KT 10SM -RA FEW033 BKN070 OVC090 14/08 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 P0000 T01440083
KSLI 
15nm E 
101958Z 06012KT 10SM SCT035 BKN055 BKN100 16/09 A2997 RMK AO2A SLP152 T01620087
KCQT 
16nm N 
101952Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM FEW065 OVC085 16/08 A2999 RMK AO2 RAE23 SLP154 P0000 T01560078
KFUL 
18nm E 
101953Z 07009KT 10SM OVC065 17/07 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 T01720072
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
101751Z 1018/1124 06008KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102000 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102200 26012KT P6SM -SHRA OVC060 FM110300 27006KT P6SM VCSH OVC060 FM110600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN080 FM111000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015 FM111600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN025 FM112000 26010KT P6SM SCT025
KLGB 
9nm E 
101751Z 1018/1118 06010KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102000 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102300 17008KT P6SM -SHRA OVC060 FM110300 14006KT P6SM VCSH BKN080 FM110800 14006KT P6SM BKN015 FM111600 14006KT P6SM BKN025
KSMO 
14nm NW 
101751Z 1018/1118 06006KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102000 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC060 FM102200 25010KT P6SM -SHRA OVC060 FM110300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN080 FM111000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015
KSLI 
15nm E 
101302Z 1013/1119 06009KT 6000 RA BKN035 QNH2992INS TEMPO 1013/1018 09012G18KT BKN025 TEMPO 1018/1104 8000 -RA BECMG 1104/1105 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH2991INS TEMPO 1115/1119 BKN015 TX17/1023Z TN10/1014Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Great American Aviation UNICOM 122.95
310-534-2333
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales
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EPIC
100LL
SS $5.74 
GUARANTEED
 
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 Torrance Flite Park, LLC
UNICOM 122.95
310-373-2222
310-378-8948
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service. Rolling Hills Aviation, Inc.

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independent
100LL
FS $6.05 
 Updated 03-Apr-2020
 
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South Bay Aviation 310-791-5454
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club
 
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EPIC
100LL
FS $6.06 
 Updated 03-Apr-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
[web site]
[email]

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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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Rolling Hills Aviation 310-375-0061
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