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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 2018

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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
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 06 March 2018

Additional Remarks

NO NIGHT OPERATIONS.
FLY-IN CAMPGROUND ON ARPT.
FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.

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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Area around L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
 
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Aerial photo of L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
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Photo taken 12-Nov-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0914:09
Sunrise06:3714:37
Sunset16:4300:43
Evening civil twilight17:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2018 12:20:58
Local (UTC-8)  21-Nov-2018 04:20:58
 
METAR
KIYK 
30nm E 
SuperAWOS
211155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 01/M20 A3007
KBFL 
35nm SW 
211154Z AUTO 03003KT 5SM HZ CLR 08/M03 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP173 T00781033 10133 20078 53005
KPTV 
36nm NW 
211156Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM 05/M03 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP197 T00501028 10078 20044 53008 $
KNID 
37nm E 
211156Z AUTO 24006KT 10SM CLR 02/M17 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP192 T00171167 10067 20011 58001 $
KDLO 
40nm W 
211155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M03 A3006 RMK AO2 T00121029 10047 20005
KMHV 
42nm S 
211140Z AUTO 31005KT 9SM SCT047 BKN055 04/M16 A3010 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
211120Z 2112/2212 06004KT P6SM SKC FM220300 06005KT P6SM OVC100 FM220600 07006KT P6SM OVC100 TEMPO 2206/2209 P6SM -RA OVC100 FM220900 36010KT 5SM HZ OVC050 TEMPO 2209/2212 5SM -RA OVC050
KNID 
37nm E 
2023/2123 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS WND 21007KT AFT 2104 BECMG 2112/2114 VRB05KT 9999 FEW280 QNH3004INS BECMG 2121/2123 19007KT 9999 FEW200 SCT250 3002INS T00/2114Z T19/2123Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2106 NEXT 2115
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