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L06 Furnace Creek Airport
Death Valley National Park, California, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: L06
Lat/Long: 36-27-37.8000N / 116-52-47.3000W
36-27.630000N / 116-52.788333W
36.4605000 / -116.8798056
(estimated)
Elevation: -210 ft. / -64 m (estimated)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: ARPT LCTD 1 SM SW OF PARK HEADQUARTERS.
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 92328

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1953
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RAL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 790 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BTYr181/21.4BEATTY VORTAC114.7016E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3065 x 70 ft. / 934 x 21 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 36-27.871500N36-27.390167N
Longitude: 116-52.883333W116-52.693333W
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 15 ft. brush, 210 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline15 ft. brush, 500 ft. from runway, 130 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: US DEPT OF INTERIOR/PARK SVC
DEATH VALLEY NATL PARK
DEATH VALLEY, CA 92328
Phone (760) 786-3240
Manager: KEVIN ROSS
DEATH VALLEY NATL PARK
DEATH VALLEY, CA 92328
Phone (760) 786-3692
AIRPORT MANAGER IS A LAW ENFORCEMENT PARK RANGER, FOR EMERGENCIES CAN BE REACHED THROUGH PARK DISPATCH 760-786-2330

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 29/day *
95% transient general aviation
5% military
* for 12-month period ending 03 February 2017

Additional Remarks

USE ONLY MKD RY FOR GROUND OPNS. SAFETY AREA ROUGH & SOFT.
NO TIEDOWN ROPES OR CHAINS AVBL.
DITCH 145 FT RIGHT OF RY 33.
SAFETY AREAS ADJ RY CLSD, STAY ON PAVED AREA ONLY DUE TO EXTREMELY SOFT DIRT.
ARPT CLSD TO NIGHT OPS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L06.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNID - China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (Armitage Field) (61 nm SW)
KIYK - Inyokern Airport (67 nm SW)
KTNX - Tonopah Test Range Airport (80 nm N)
KVGT - North Las Vegas Airport (83 nm E)
KLAS - Mc Carran International Airport (87 nm E)
 
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Photo taken 25-Mar-2015
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2614:26
Sunrise06:5514:55
Sunset16:3300:33
Evening civil twilight17:0201:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 10:21:46
Local (UTC-8)  18-Dec-2017 02:21:46
 
METAR
KDRA 
42nm E 
180955Z AUTO 04012KT 10SM CLR 04/M11 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP213 T00391111
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