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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: L05
Lat/Long: 35-43-41.6000N / 118-25-11.0000W
35-43.693333N / 118-25.183333W
35.7282222 / -118.4197222
(estimated)
Elevation: 2614 ft. / 796.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of KERNVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93238

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAYLIGHT HOURS
Pattern altitude: 3614 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTEr095/31.3TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
EHFr052/36.1SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3500 x 50 ft. / 1067 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: GROSS RWY PAVEMENT STRENGTH ESTIMATE PRVDD BY ARPT MANAGER; 12500 LBS.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-43.980500N35-43.405333N
Longitude: 118-25.154333W118-25.211000W
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 10 ft. trees, 375 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clearnone
RWY 35 +1 FT ROCKS O-90 FT FM EOR 50 FT L TO 80 FT R PRVDG WASHOUT PROTECTION FM LAKE; +5 FT BRUSH 180-200 FT FM EOR 0 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF KERN DEPT OF AIRPORTS
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1800
OWNED BY US FOREST SVC ON LEASE TO KERN COUNTY.
Manager: RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1824
CELL 661-747-4053.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 11 April 2017

Additional Remarks

NO NIGHT OPERATIONS.
FLY-IN CAMPGROUND ON ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L05.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIYK - Inyokern Airport (29 nm E)
KNID - China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (Armitage Field) (36 nm E)
KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (36 nm SW)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (36 nm NW)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (37 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2013:20
Sunrise06:4513:45
Sunset18:4601:46
Evening civil twilight19:1102:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2017 11:48:58
Local (UTC-7)  25-Sep-2017 04:48:58
 
METAR
KIYK 
30nm E 
SuperAWOS
251055Z AUTO 16004KT 10SM 09/M07 A2996
KBFL 
35nm SW 
251054Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/03 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP128 T01560028
KTSP 
36nm S 
251135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M03 A3003 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
251056Z AUTO 12006KT 10SM 12/04 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP148 T01170039 $
KNID 
37nm E 
251056Z AUTO 22004KT 10SM CLR 10/M06 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T01001061
KMHV 
42nm S 
251120Z AUTO 33007KT 7SM CLR 11/M05 A2997 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
250520Z 2506/2606 VRB04KT P6SM SCT200 FM252100 30008KT P6SM SCT200 FM260200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT200
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