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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

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 VORTAC108.4015E
EDWr224/28.0EDWARDS VORTAC116.4015E
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: 99
Single engine airplanes: 92
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
    
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 2015

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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (226KB)
VOR-B   download (256KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
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 21-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1812:18
Sunrise05:4712:47
Sunset19:5202:52
Evening civil twilight20:2103:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-May-2019 02:16:05
Local (UTC-7)  21-May-2019 19:16:05
 
METAR
KWJF 220156Z 27020G27KT 10SM FEW060 14/03 A2976 RMK AO2 PK WND 28031/0058 SLP076 T01440033 $
KPMD 
9nm SE 
220153Z 27022G28KT 10SM CLR 14/02 A2977 RMK AO2 PK WND 29034/0056 SLP070 T01440022
KEDW 
19nm NE 
220156Z 28027G30KT 50SM SCT045 SCT200 15/01 A2970 RMK AO2A PK WND 29033/32 SLP050 T01460008
KMHV 
20nm N 
220140Z AUTO 28015G23KT 10SM FEW047 SCT055 BKN065 13/03 A2975 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 211747Z 2118/2218 27024G31KT P6SM SKC FM212200 27025G35KT P6SM SCT050 BKN200 FM220200 27018G28KT P6SM BKN050 BKN200
KPMD 
9nm SE 
211747Z 2118/2218 25021G27KT P6SM FEW029 FEW040 OVC045 FM212200 27028G38KT P6SM SCT050 BKN200 FM220200 27015G25KT P6SM BKN050 BKN200
KEDW 
19nm NE 
211804Z 2118/2224 27025G35KT 9999 SCT040 SCT300 530009 QNH2971INS TEMPO 2120/2203 24035G45KT BKN040 BKN300 530009 BECMG 2204/2205 27012G18KT 9999 SCT300 QNH2969INS BECMG 2214/2215 29015G25KT 9999 VCSH SCT020 SCT050 SCT120 BKN250 520009 QNH2969INS TEMPO 2218/2223 32015G25KT VCTS BKN020CB TX19/2120Z TN07/2212Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 American Airports Corp.
661-940-1709
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, ...

More info about American Airports Corp.
100LL Jet A
FS $5.79 $4.49 
SS $5.49 --- 
 Updated 17-May-2019
 
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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
  
Barnes Aviation 661-948-4048
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High Desert Avionics 661-949-8300
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