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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 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 -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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Photo taken 12-Nov-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5012:50
Sunrise06:1713:17
Sunset19:2902:29
Evening civil twilight19:5602:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2018 22:19:47
Local (UTC-7)  19-Apr-2018 15:19:47
 
METAR
KIYK 
30nm E 
SuperAWOS
192155Z AUTO 26023G31KT 10SM 16/M08 A2983
KBFL 
35nm SW 
192154Z 34014G31KT 10SM BKN070 OVC085 21/M01 A3003 RMK AO2 PK WND 33031/2150 SLP166 T02111006
KTSP 
36nm S 
192155Z AUTO 31021G27KT 10SM FEW031 SCT044 BKN055 07/M01 A3001 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
192156Z AUTO 35008G14KT 10SM BKN060 BKN070 OVC090 19/03 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01890033
KNID 
37nm E 
192156Z 28024G33KT 10SM SCT070 BKN095 17/M06 A2982 RMK AO2 PK WND 29036/2104 SLP094 SHRASN DSNT NW-E OMTNS T01671061 PNO $
KDLO 
40nm W 
192155Z AUTO 36010G15KT 10SM SCT085 17/M01 A3004 RMK AO2 T01731008
KMHV 
42nm S 
192140Z AUTO 28037G47KT 10SM CLR 13/M03 A2989 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
191726Z 1918/2018 33012G22KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100 FM200300 32005KT P6SM SKC
KNID 
37nm E 
1915/2015 25018G30KT 9999 SCT070 BKN180 520009 520909 QNH2981INS BECMG 1915/1917 27018G30KT 9999 FEW070 SCT180 520009 520909 QNH2982INS WND 230V330 BECMG 1923/2001 29012G25KT 9999 FEW080 510009 510909 QNH2982INS WND 240V340 BECMG 2001/2003 30010G18KT 9999 SKC 510009 QNH2985INS WND 250V350 BECMG 2003/2005 33008G16KT 9999 SKC 510009 QNH2988INS T18/1922Z T05/2013Z
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