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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

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 RY 11L & RY 11R 127.2 RY 29R & RY 29L
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 RY 29R & RY 29L 127.2 RY 11L & RY 11R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 RY 11L/R 134.9 RY 29L/R
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.
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
EL MONTE207/23.035915EEMT . -- -

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.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
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.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
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: 377
Single engine airplanes: 330
Multi engine airplanes: 33
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 10
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.
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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH SEVEN   download (302KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download (324KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download (285KB)
VOR RWY 11L   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV) **NEW**   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 14-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4912:49
Sunrise06:1613:16
Sunset19:4002:40
Evening civil twilight20:0703:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2018 20:47:37
Local (UTC-7)  14-Aug-2018 13:47:37
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
141947Z 28014KT 10SM FEW018 26/18 A2989
KHHR 
7nm N 
141953Z 27011G17KT 10SM CLR 25/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP126 T02500178
KLAX 
8nm N 
141953Z 24011KT 10SM FEW060 SCT140 SCT180 24/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T02440178
KLGB 
9nm E 
141953Z 19010KT 10SM CLR 26/18 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02560178
KSMO 
14nm NW 
141951Z 23010KT 10SM CLR 24/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T02390178
KSLI 
15nm E 
141958Z 23010KT 10SM CLR 26/18 A2989 RMK AO2A SLP125 T02590178
KCQT 
16nm N 
141947Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/17 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP119 T02780172
KFUL 
18nm E 
141953Z 20007KT 10SM CLR 28/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 T02830161
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
141742Z 1418/1524 24006KT P6SM SCT019 BKN180 FM142000 26012KT P6SM SKC FM150600 VRB03KT P6SM OVC010 FM151600 26006KT P6SM SCT010 FM152000 26012KT P6SM SKC
KLGB 
9nm E 
141742Z 1418/1518 09005KT P6SM SKC FM141900 19008KT P6SM SKC FM142300 30010KT P6SM SKC FM150400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM150800 VRB03KT P6SM OVC010 FM151600 16005KT P6SM SCT010
KSMO 
14nm NW 
141742Z 1418/1518 00000KT P6SM SKC FM142000 24008KT P6SM SKC FM150300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM150600 VRB03KT P6SM OVC009 FM151200 VRB03KT P6SM OVC011 FM151600 26006KT P6SM SCT011
KSLI 
15nm E 
141303Z 1413/1519 VRB06KT 9999 FEW060 QNH2989INS BECMG 1420/1421 23009KT 9999 SKC QNH2985INS BECMG 1505/1506 VRB06KT 8000 BR SCT005 QNH2989INS BECMG 1516/1517 23009KT 9999 NSW FEW060 QNH2991INS TX25/1421Z TN18/1413Z
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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 $5.49 
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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Ascent
100LL
FS $5.75 
 Updated 09-Aug-2018
 
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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 $5.76 
 Updated 09-Aug-2018
 
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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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