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KAVX Catalina Airport
Avalon, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

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: 0800-1700,
CLSD THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS TO ALL TNST TFC.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 22 - CTAF. 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 VORTAC114.1515E
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: concrete, in excellent condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
OTS INDEFLY.
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 33-24.157333N33-24.442333N
Longitude: 118-25.187167W118-24.705167W
Elevation: 1601.0 ft.1547.8 ft.
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 310-510-0143
CATALINA ISLAND CONSERVANCY, ARPT MGR CARL TRUE 714-732-2607; ASST MGR EFRAIH CALDERA 562-889-0481.
Manager: CARL TRUE
P.O. BOX 1927
AVALON, CA 90704
Phone 310-510-0143

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Single engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 37/day *
75% transient general aviation
17% air taxi
8% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 July 2022

Additional Remarks

FULL STOP LDG ONLY; INTXN TKOFS PROHIBITED.
LANDING FEE.
RWY 4-22 NON-STD RWY SAFETY AREAS.
FOR CD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
NO JET ACFT OPS AUTH.
OPS PROHIBITED AT NIGHT OR WHEN ARPT IS UNATNDD.
PILOTS CANNOT SEE ACFT ON OPPOSITE ENDS OF RWY DUE TO GRADIENT, MUST ANNC TAKING ACTIVE RWY ON UNICOM PRIOR TO DEP.
RWY 04/22 LTD BY ARPT OPR TO 12500 LBS MTOW.
RWY 04 FINAL 2300 FT STEEP 2.1% DOWNSLOPE; RWY 22 UPSLOPE PREFERRED LDG.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
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NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (353KB)

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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2814:28
Sunrise06:5414:54
Sunset17:1901:19
Evening civil twilight17:4601:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jan-2023 05:01:47
Local (UTC-8)  27-Jan-2023 21:01:47
 
METAR
KAVX 280451Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/M02 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP148 T01171017
TAF
KNUC 
24nm S 
2723/2823 30009KT 9999 SKC QNH2996INS BECMG 2807/2809 27007KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2992INS TEMPO 2809/2815 8000 BR BKN008 LAST NO AMDS AFT 2802 NEXT 3015 T10/2812Z T16/2822Z FS30202
KLGB 
28nm NE 
271743Z 2718/2818 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM272000 20008KT P6SM SKC FM280200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM281200 12005KT P6SM BKN008 FM281600 VRB03KT P6SM SCT012
KSLI 
29nm NE 
272100Z 2721/2903 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2991INS TX17/2800Z TN08/2815Z
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Runway Cafe 310-510-2196
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