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04CA Gray Butte Field Airport
Palmdale, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 04CA
Lat/Long: 34-33-59.8400N 117-40-13.3800W
34-33.997333N 117-40.223000W
34.5666222,-117.6703833
(estimated)
Elevation: 3028 ft. / 923 m
Variation: 14E (2000)
From city: 25 miles E of PALMDALE, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93591

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 07/2002
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX AWOS-3 at VCV (14 nm E): 135.475 (760-246-3635)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VCVr249/13.9VICTORVILLE VOR/DME109.0514E
PMDr086/19.8PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
EDWr161/25.1EDWARDS VORTAC116.4012E
POMr356/29.9POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
RALr329/(38.3)RIVERSIDE VOR108.6014E
PDZr335/39.5PARADISE VORTAC112.2015E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 8000 x 150 ft. / 2438 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: no300 ft.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: GENERAL ATOMICS AERONAUTICAL INC
25500 EAST AVENUE R-8, ATTN: BUSINESS MANAGER
PALMDALE, CA 93591
Phone 760-388-8170
GENERAL ATOMICS AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
Manager: V.P. FLIGHT OPERATIONS FACILITIES
25500 EAST AVENUE R-8, ATTN: BUSINESS MANAGER
PALMDALE, CA 93591
Phone 760-388-8170

Additional Remarks

CONS LRG 12500 LB PLUS MTOW REMOTELY PILOTED ACFT SYSTEMS (RPAS)/UNMANNED ACFT SYSTEMS (UAS) OPS IN CLASS G AND E ASP SFC TO 13000 FT MSL IN THE VCNTY OF 04CA GRAY BUTTE FIELD AND/OR TRANSIT TO/FROM R-2515. CHECK NOTAMS, UAS OPERG AREAS (UOA) AND CTC JOSHUA APCH FOR STATUS OF RPAS/UAS TFC.
GXA ASOS IS ASSOCIATED WITH GRAY BUTTE FIELD.
FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.
ACFT TRANSITING 04CA RMN WELL CLEAR AVOIDING THE FLOW OF FIXED-WING TFC PAT. RPAS/UAS PAT ALT IS 1500 FT AGL.
BIRD AND ANIMAL STRIKE HAZ IN AREA, VCNTY ALL RWYS, TWYS, AND RAMPS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 04CA.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVCV - Southern California Logistics Airport (14 nm E)
KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (21 nm W)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (23 nm NW)
KAPV - Apple Valley Airport (24 nm E)
KCCB - Cable Airport (27 nm S)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of 04CA (Gray Butte Field Airport)
Photo by David Evans
Photo taken 28-Jul-2013
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1714:17
Sunrise06:4514:45
Sunset16:3900:39
Evening civil twilight17:0701:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 01:37:12
Local (UTC-8)  06-Dec-2022 17:37:12
 
METAR
KVCV 
14nm E 
070115Z AUTO 18008KT 9SM CLR 09/02 A3003 RMK AO2
TAF
KPMD 
21nm W 
061737Z 0618/0718 07004KT P6SM SKC FM062200 24010KT P6SM SCT060 FM071100 22006KT P6SM SCT250
KEDW 
21nm NW 
062145Z 0622/0804 26012KT 9999 BKN220 QNH2995INS BECMG 0700/0701 24009KT 9999 BKN220 QNH2995INS BECMG 0705/0706 24009KT 9999 SCT220 QNH3003INS TEMPO 0713/0716 8000 MIFG SCT005 BECMG 0720/0721 25010G20KT 8000 MIFG SCT040 SCT220 QNH3009INS TX13/0622Z TNM01/0715Z
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