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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: TOA
Lat/Long: 33-48-12.1783N 118-20-22.5875W
33-48.202972N 118-20.376458W
33.8033829,-118.3396076
(estimated)
Elevation: 103.2 ft. / 31.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1970)
From city: 3 miles SW of TORRANCE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 90505

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TOA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 29R - CTAF; MIRL RY 11L/29R SS-SR; MIRL RY 11R/29L 0600-2000; ACTVT HELIPAD PERIMETER LGTS - 24 HRS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.6
TORRANCE GROUND: 120.9 [0700-2000]
TORRANCE TOWER: 124.0 ;SOUTH 133.075 ;NORTH 257.8 [0700-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.3 ;RY 11L & RY 11R 127.2 ;RY 29R & RY 29L
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 ;RY 29R & RY 29L 127.2 ;RY 11L & RY 11R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 ;RY 11L/R 134.9 ;RY 29L/R
IC: 257.8
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (7 nm NE): 127.150 (310-631-4958)
WX ASOS at HHR (7 nm N): PHONE 310-973-8930
WX ASOS at LAX (9 nm N): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at LGB (9 nm E): PHONE 562-424-0572
WX ASOS at SMO (14 nm NW): PHONE 310-392-6453
WX ASOS at FUL (18 nm E): PHONE 714-870-1372
  • TWR SECTORIZATION IS BASED ON CENTER OF ARPT PARALLEL TO RY 11/29 CNTRLN.
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LAXr134/9.0LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr140/13.7SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
SLIr260/14.3SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
SXCr354/26.0SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E
VNYr148/26.3VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E
ELBr270/31.3EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E
POMr224/32.1POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
VTUr103/40.0VENTURA VOR/DME108.2015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80
FUEL AVBL 0700-2000.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11L/29R

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11L  RUNWAY 29R
Latitude: 33-48.483555N33-47.970732N
Longitude: 118-20.740110W118-19.966660W
Elevation: 83.0 ft.96.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Displaced threshold: 541 ft.540 ft.
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 35 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
RWY 11L APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THR 35:1;
22 ft. bldg, 475 ft. from runway, 530 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+9 FT MALSR BLDG 190 FT FROM E OR 440 FT RIGHT.

Runway 11R/29L

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11R  RUNWAY 29L
Latitude: 33-48.316468N33-48.008890N
Longitude: 118-20.646902W118-20.182938W
Elevation: 96.3 ft.103.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none26 ft. bldg, lighted, 1400 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 46:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 110 x 110 ft. / 34 x 34 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
FATO AND TLOF PAVED.
Runway edge lights: PERI
YELLOW PERIMETER LGTS.
Latitude: 33-48.556333N
Longitude: 118-20.739667W
Elevation: 79.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TORRANCE
3031 TORRANCE BLVD
TORRANCE, CA 90503
Phone 310-784-7900
Manager: SHANT MEGERDICHIAN
CITY OF TORRANCE, 3301 AIRPORT DRIVE
TORRANCE, CA 90505
Phone 310-784-7914

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 299
Single engine airplanes: 265
Multi engine airplanes: 26
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 326/day *
53% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2016

Additional Remarks

NUMEROUS FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS LTD TO 0800-2000 (TAXI-BACK UNTIL 2200) WKDAYS & 1000-1700 SAT. NO TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS ON SUN & HOLS. ARPT CLSD TO DEP 2200-0700 WKDAYS & 2200-0800 WKENDS & HOLS.
NO MULTI-ENGINE SIMULATED ENGINE-OUT PROCS AUTH IN TFC PAT. RY 11R/29L CLSD 2000-0700.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA ALL QUADS. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES INFO CTC ARPT NOISE ABATEMENT (310) 784-7950 OR FREQ 122.9. CERTAIN TURBO JET ACFT PERMLY EXCLUDED.
TWYS CROSS APCH ZONE BOTH ENDS RWY 11R/29L OBSERVE TWY HOLD LINES.
BE ALERT TO FARM EQUIPMENT OPERG NEAR ALL RWYS AND TWYS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 12 September 2019 at 0901Z to 10 October 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH SEVEN   download (304KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download (323KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download (283KB)
VOR RWY 11L   download (253KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV)   download (146KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (7 nm N)
KLAX - Los Angeles International Airport (9 nm N)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (9 nm E)
KSMO - Santa Monica Municipal Airport (14 nm NW)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (14 nm E)
KFUL - Fullerton Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
Photo by Zoltan Szalva
Photo taken 18-Nov-2015
looking southeast from 3000 ft.

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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1513:15
Sunrise06:4013:40
Sunset18:5401:54
Evening civil twilight19:1902:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2019 12:07:06
Local (UTC-7)  19-Sep-2019 05:07:06
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
190250Z 23004KT 10SM FEW010 19/16 A2987 RMK ST SW-NW LAST WX
KHHR 
7nm N 
191153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN018 OVC024 20/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP117 T02000156 10206 20189 58004 $
KLAX 
8nm N 
191153Z 07004KT 10SM FEW011 BKN014 19/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP115 T01890156 10211 20183 58004 $
KLGB 
9nm E 
191153Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM OVC024 20/16 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP115 T02000161 10211 20194 58006
KSMO 
14nm NW 
191151Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM BKN021 BKN026 18/17 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP116 T01830167 10194 20178 58003
KSLI 
15nm E 
191158Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM BKN022 18/14 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP118 T01810140 10193 20174 58006
KCQT 
16nm N 
191152Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW014 OVC024 21/16 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP114 T02110161 10211 20206 58004
KFUL 
18nm E 
191153Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM OVC024 19/15 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP113 T01940150 10206 20194 58005
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
191145Z 1912/2018 VRB03KT P6SM OVC014 FM191730 25006KT P6SM SCT015 FM191900 26012KT P6SM SKC FM200400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM201000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN014 FM201600 24005KT P6SM SCT020
KLGB 
9nm E 
191145Z 1912/2012 VRB03KT P6SM SCT013 OVC023 FM191700 20008KT P6SM SKC FM200200 29008KT P6SM SKC FM200500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM201000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015
KSMO 
14nm NW 
191147Z 1912/2012 VRB03KT P6SM SCT012 OVC021 FM191700 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025 FM191900 23010KT P6SM SKC FM200300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM201000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN013
KSLI 
15nm E 
190933Z 1909/2011 VRB06KT 9999 BKN010 OVC015 QNH2986INS TEMPO 1913/1916 4800 BR BECMG 1918/1919 21009KT 9999 FEW020 QNH2979INS TX25/1923Z TN16/1913Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Great American Aviation UNICOM 122.95
310-534-2333
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales
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EPIC
100LL
SS $5.74 
GUARANTEED
 
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 Torrance Flite Park, LLC
UNICOM 122.95
310-373-2222
310-378-8948
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service. Rolling Hills Aviation, Inc.

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Ascent
100LL
FS $6.05 
 Updated 13-Sep-2019
 
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South Bay Aviation 310-791-5454
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club
 
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EPIC
100LL
FS $6.06 
 Updated 06-Sep-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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