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KAVX Catalina Airport
Avalon, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: AVX
Lat/Long: 33-24-17.9900N / 118-24-56.7700W
33-24.299833N / 118-24.946167W
33.4049972 / -118.4157694
(estimated)
Elevation: 1602 ft. / 488 m (estimated)
Variation: 14E (1980)
From city: 6 miles NW of AVALON, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 90704

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1941
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: AVX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR 21-OCT 17 0800-1900, OCT 18-MAR 20 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 2602 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: NSTD RWY LGTS FOR EMERG USE ONLY CALL (310) 510-0143. PSIL RWY 22 OPR DRG ARPT OPERG HRS.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 120.675 (310-510-9641)
SOCAL APPROACH: 127.4
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 127.4

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SXCr352/1.8SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E
SLIr203/29.0SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
LAXr164/31.7LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr162/36.4SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
ELBr231/37.9EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
POTHOLES AND LOOSE PAVEMENT FRAGMENTS ON RY.
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RY 04/22 NSTD MIRL 2971 FT LIGHTED BTN THLDS ONLY.
Gradient: SW
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 33-24.157333N33-24.442333N
Longitude: 118-25.187167W118-24.705167W
Elevation: 1601.0 ft.1547.8 ft.
Gradient: 1.8% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 041 magnetic, 055 true221 magnetic, 235 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: pulsating/steady burning VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: SANTA CATALINA IS CONSERVANCY
BOX 2739
AVALON, CA 90704
Phone 310-510-2595
CATALINA ISLAND CONSERVANCY, AIRPORT DIRECTOR, JORGE O'LEARY (310) 510-0143.
Manager: JUSTIN BULLUM
BOX 2739
AVALON, CA 90704
Phone 310-510-0143

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 45/day *
79% transient general aviation
14% air taxi
7% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2014

Additional Remarks

FULL STOP LNDGS ONLY; INTXN TKOFS PROHIBITED.
LANDING FEE.
RWY 4-22 NON-STD RWY SAFETY AREAS.
ARPT CLSD FOR ALL OPS OTHER THAN DRG PUBLD ATNDNC SKED HRS EXC FOR EMERG.
PILOTS CANNOT SEE ACFT ON OPPOSITE ENDS OF RWY DUE TO GRADIENT, MUST ANNC TAKING ACT RWY ON UNICOM PRIOR TO DEP
SFC ROUGH WITH NMRS POTHOLES & SOFT SPOTS.
RWY 04/22 LTD BY ARPT OPR TO 12,500 LBS GWT.
RWY 04 FINAL 2,300 FT STEEP 2.1% DOWNSLOPE; RWY 22 UPSLOPE PREFERRED LANDING.

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 between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR/DME OR GPS-B   download (114KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (120KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTOA - Zamperini Field Airport (24 nm N)
KNUC - San Clemente Island NALF (25 nm S)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (28 nm NE)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (29 nm NE)
KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (31 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KAVX (Catalina Airport)
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Photo taken 13-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2414:24
Sunrise06:5114:51
Sunset16:4600:46
Evening civil twilight17:1401:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Dec-2017 12:49:25
Local (UTC-8)  15-Dec-2017 04:49:25
 
METAR
KAVX 151151Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM CLR 21/M18 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP182 T02111183 10217 20183 50001
TAF
KNUC 
24nm S 
1423/1523 VRB06KT 9999 FEW003 FEW250 QNH2997INS TEMPO 1501/1507 3200 BR BKN003 BKN250 LAST NO AMDS AFT 1500 NEXT 1515 T13/1513Z T19/1522Z FS30020
KLGB 
28nm NE 
151158Z 1512/1612 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM152200 29008KT P6SM SKC FM160400 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM161000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN035
KSLI 
29nm NE 
150501Z 1505/1611 VRB04KT 9999 FEW250 520209 QNH3005INS BECMG 1519/1520 24009KT 9999 SCT280 QNH3000INS BECMG 1603/1604 VRB04KT 9999 BKN250 QNH2998INS TX22/1523Z TN05/1513Z
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Runway Cafe 310-510-2196
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