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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: WJF
Lat/Long: 34-44-27.8000N 118-13-07.1000W
34-44.463333N 118-13.118333W
34.7410556,-118.2186389
(estimated)
Elevation: 2350.7 ft. / 716.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 4 miles NW of LANCASTER, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93536

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1959
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: WJF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 3150.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ARPT LGTS ON CONTINUOUSLY, WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.525
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.3
WX ASOS: PHONE 661-949-2840
FOX GROUND: 121.7 256.9 [0700-2100]
FOX TOWER: 118.525 256.9 [0700-2100]
JOSHUA APPROACH: 126.1
JOSHUA DEPARTURE: 126.1
WX ASOS at PMD (9 nm SE): PHONE 661-272-3798
WX AWOS-3 at MHV (19 nm N): 132.225 (661-824-5218)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PMDr296/10.1PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
LHSr064/18.0LAKE HUGHES VORTAC114.3515E
EDWr227/28.0EDWARDS VORTAC116.4012E
GMNr081/31.9GORMAN VORTAC116.1016E
VNYr009/33.9VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 7201 x 150 ft. / 2195 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/rubberized friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 68.0
Double tandem: 117.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 34-44.280120N34-44.645683N
Longitude: 118-13.802358W118-12.434420W
Elevation: 2350.5 ft.2334.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 057 magnetic, 072 true237 magnetic, 252 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CO OF LOS ANGELES
PO BOX 1460
ALHAMBRA, CA 91802-1460
Phone (626) 300-4602
LA COUNTY CTC: RICHARD SMITH (626) 300-4600 X4615. AIRPORT MGT CONTRACTED TO - AMERICAN AIRPORTS CORP.
Manager: STEVE IRVING
4555 WEST AVE G
LANCASTER, CA 93536
Phone 661-940-1709

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 224/day *
49% local general aviation
48% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

LGTD RDO TWRS 4 MI SE.
FOREST SVC FIRE FIGHTING STN ON ARPT MAY-DEC.
NUMEROUS BIRDS SE OF ARPT.
PAEW ADJACENT RAMP AREA BTN FUEL ISLAND AND TERMINAL BLDG.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (226KB)
VOR-B   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (9 nm SE)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (19 nm NE)
KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (19 nm N)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (27 nm N)
KWHP - Whiteman Airport (30 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2214:22
Sunrise06:5014:50
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Dec-2019 11:47:51
Local (UTC-8)  10-Dec-2019 03:47:51
 
METAR
KWJF 101056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP244 T00110000 $
KPMD 
9nm SE 
101053Z AUTO 18003KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP231 T00170000
KEDW 
19nm NE 
101058Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP229 T00100001
KMHV 
20nm N 
101120Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A3021 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 100530Z 1006/1106 VRB04KT P6SM SCT200
KPMD 
9nm SE 
100530Z 1006/1106 20006KT P6SM SKC FM100900 VRB04KT P6SM SCT200
KEDW 
19nm NE 
100045Z 1000/1104 VRB06KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3005INS BECMG 1008/1009 VRB06KT 4800 BR SCT005 SCT300 QNH3018INS BECMG 1013/1014 VRB06KT 3200 BR SCT005 BKN300 QNH3025INS BECMG 1016/1017 VRB06KT 8000 BR FEW010 BKN300 QNH3027INS BECMG 1019/1020 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW020 BKN250 QNH3022INS BECMG 1102/1103 VRB06KT 9999 SCT200 BKN250 QNH3020INS TX15/1023Z TNM02/1014Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1001 NEXT 1014
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 American Airports Corp.
661-940-1709
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, ...

More info about American Airports Corp.
100LL Jet A
FS $5.59 $4.49 
SS $5.29 --- 
 Updated 14-Nov-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Barnes Aviation 661-948-4048
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High Desert Avionics 661-949-8300
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