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L73 Poso-Kern County Airport
Famoso, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: L73
Lat/Long: 35-35-47.0000N / 119-07-41.8000W
35-35.783333N / 119-07.696667W
35.5963889 / -119.1282778
(estimated)
Elevation: 635 ft. / 194 m (estimated)
Variation: 15E (1985)
From city: 4 miles E of FAMOSO, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93308

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 10/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1435 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at MIT (6 nm SW): 121.125 (661-393-8596)
WX ASOS at BFL (10 nm S): PHONE 661-393-3766
WX AWOS-3P at DLO (10 nm NW): 119.55 (661-721-2668)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EHFr333/6.9SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E
TTEr179/19.7TULE VOR/DME109.2016E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALYER FARMS129/34.320516ECOR -.-. --- .-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3000 x 60 ft. / 914 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 6.0
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 35-36.030500N35-35.535833N
Longitude: 119-07.699167W119-07.695167W
Elevation: 635.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 210 ft.no
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 20 ft. trees, 525 ft. from runway, 16:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 36:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
none

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
Manager: RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1801
CELL PHONE: (661) 747-4055 24 HRS: (661) 393-3868 FAX: (661) 391-1801 EMAIL: BFLSECURITY@CO.KERN.CA.US

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 83/month *
100% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 28 February 2017

Additional Remarks

CROP DUSTING OPNS PROHIBITED EXCP BY PPR AMGR 661-391-1800.
ARPT CLSD TO NIGHT OPNS.
AREAS OF OPEN APRON ROUGH AND DETERIORATING.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L73.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMIT - Shafter Airport-Minter Field (6 nm SW)
KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (10 nm S)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (10 nm NW)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (18 nm S)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (26 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3214:32
Sunrise07:0015:00
Sunset16:4400:44
Evening civil twilight17:1201:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 11:22:12
Local (UTC-8)  16-Dec-2017 03:22:12
 
METAR
KDLO 
10nm NW 
161055Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM HZ CLR 06/00 A2991 RMK AO2 T00550000
KBFL 
11nm S 
161054Z AUTO 06003KT 3SM HZ CLR 08/02 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP115 T00780017
TAF
KBFL 
11nm S 
160531Z 1606/1706 VRB03KT 5SM HZ BKN200 FM161800 31008KT 6SM HZ SCT040 FM170300 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
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