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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 OCTOBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: WJF
Lat/Long: 34-44-27.8000N 118-13-07.1000W
34-44.463333N 118-13.118333W
34.7410556,-118.2186389
(estimated)
Elevation: 2350.7 ft. / 716.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 4 miles NW of LANCASTER, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93536

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1959
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: WJF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 3150.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ARPT LGTS ON CONTINUOUSLY, WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.525
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.3
WX ASOS: PHONE 661-949-2840
FOX GROUND: 121.7 256.9 [0700-2100]
FOX TOWER: 118.525 256.9 [0700-2100]
JOSHUA APPROACH: 126.1
JOSHUA DEPARTURE: 126.1
WX ASOS at PMD (9 nm SE): PHONE 661-272-3798
WX AWOS-3 at MHV (19 nm N): 132.225 (661-824-5218)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PMDr296/10.1PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
LHSr064/18.0LAKE HUGHES VORTAC114.3515E
EDWr227/28.0EDWARDS VORTAC116.4012E
GMNr081/31.9GORMAN VORTAC116.1016E
VNYr009/33.9VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 7201 x 150 ft. / 2195 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/rubberized friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 68.0
Double tandem: 117.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 34-44.280120N34-44.645683N
Longitude: 118-13.802358W118-12.434420W
Elevation: 2350.5 ft.2334.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 057 magnetic, 072 true237 magnetic, 252 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CO OF LOS ANGELES
PO BOX 1460
ALHAMBRA, CA 91802-1460
Phone (626) 300-4602
LA COUNTY CTC: RICHARD SMITH (626) 300-4600 X4615. AIRPORT MGT CONTRACTED TO - AMERICAN AIRPORTS CORP.
Manager: STEVE IRVING
4555 WEST AVE G
LANCASTER, CA 93536
Phone 661-940-1709

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 65
Single engine airplanes: 60
Multi engine airplanes: 3
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 224/day *
49% local general aviation
48% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

LGTD RDO TWRS 4 MI SE.
FOREST SVC FIRE FIGHTING STN ON ARPT MAY-DEC.
NUMEROUS BIRDS SE OF ARPT.
PAEW ADJACENT RAMP AREA BTN FUEL ISLAND AND TERMINAL BLDG.

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 07 October 2021 at 0901Z to 04 November 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (320KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
VOR-B **CHANGED**   download (276KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (118KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (9 nm SE)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (19 nm NE)
KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (19 nm N)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (27 nm N)
KWHP - Whiteman Airport (30 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Oct-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3813:38
Sunrise07:0414:04
Sunset18:1201:12
Evening civil twilight18:3701:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Oct-2021 06:03:47
Local (UTC-7)  20-Oct-2021 23:03:47
 
METAR
KWJF 210556Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR 12/M01 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP206 T01171011 10239 20106 51008
KPMD 
9nm SE 
210553Z 20008KT 10SM CLR 12/01 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP200 T01170011 10233 20111 51009
KEDW 
19nm NE 
210558Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM BKN230 10/M07 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP195 T01021066 10226 20102 52011
KMHV 
20nm N 
210540Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM CLR 13/M04 A3015 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 201720Z 2018/2118 32003KT P6SM SKC FM202200 26006KT P6SM BKN250 FM210400 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250 FM211200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250
KPMD 
9nm SE 
201720Z 2018/2118 35005KT P6SM SKC FM202300 28006KT P6SM BKN250 FM210500 20006KT P6SM BKN250 FM211200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250
KEDW 
19nm NE 
210100Z 2101/2203 24006KT 9999 SCT150 SCT250 QNH3011INS BECMG 2207/2208 04004KT 9999 SCT150 SCT250 QNH3013INS TX25/2200Z TN05/2113Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2101 NEXT 2113
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Barnes Aviation 661-948-4048
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High Desert Avionics 661-949-8300
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