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KTVL Lake Tahoe Airport
South Lake Tahoe, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: TVL
Lat/Long: 38-53-38.0000N 119-59-43.2000W
38-53.633333N 119-59.720000W
38.8938889,-119.9953333
(estimated)
Elevation: 6268.4 ft. / 1910.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 96150

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TVL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance:  0700-1600
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSF RWY 18; PAPI RWY 18, MIRL RW 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Taxiway lights: APRON ENTRANCE TWYS AND HIGH SPEED TWYS ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.85
WX ASOS: 124.725 (530-541-5739)
WX AWOS-3PT at MEV (13 nm NE): 119.325 (775-782-6264)
  • MULTICOM 122.85
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG). CLNC DEL PRVDD BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 134.3 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RCAG).
  • SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SWRr127/21.4SQUAW VALLEY VOR/DME113.2016E
HNWr057/36.7HANGTOWN VOR/DME115.5017E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 8541 x 100 ft. / 2603 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 125.0
Double tandem: 210.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 38-54.319350N38-52.948300N
Longitude: 119-59.519183W119-59.921452W
Elevation: 6254.6 ft.6268.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 193 true357 magnetic, 013 true
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.2033 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8541 TODA:8541 ASDA:7817 LDA:7017TORA:8541 TODA:8541 ASDA:7741 LDA:5708
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LDA/DME
Obstructions: 13 ft. brush, 450 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear345 ft. trees, 5700 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
1901 LISA MALOFF WAY
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
Phone 530-541-0480
Manager: MARK GIBBS
1901 LISA MALOFF WAY
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
Phone 530-542-6182

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 23
Single engine airplanes: 19
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 71/day *
76% transient general aviation
18% local general aviation
4% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

ARPT SFC CONDS: TRML APRON EXLNT, TWY - RY 18/36 & GA APRON FAIR.
AFTER WINTER STORMS RY 18/36 OPENS BEFORE ALL TWYS ARE CLEAR.
PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY 18; PREFERRED DEP RY 36.
RECREATIONAL AIRBORNE ACTIVITY ALONG SOUTHERN LAKE SHORE.
FOR LARGE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT DEP RY 18; RIGHT DOWNWIND DEP RECOMMENDED.
BIRDS AND WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
ADVERSE WEATHER EFFECTS MAGNIFIED BY MOUNTAINS.
TFC ADVISORIES & SEQUENCING IN THE TFC PAT ARE BASED ON POSITION REPORTS RECEIVED FROM PILOTS IN THESE AREAS.
ARPT SURROUNDED ON E; S & W BY RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN.
ACCESS NOISE RESTRICTIONS: MAX 80 DBA DEP, 84 DBA ARR (TRANSPORT - 86 DBA), MAX 77.1 DBA NIGHT LIMIT.
NOISE ABATEMENT, DEP RY 36, RY HDG 1 MILE, LEFT 320 DEG AT WHITE ARROW TO SHORELINE.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT INFO CALL (530) 542-6182.
AVOID DESOLATION WILDERNESS WEST OF ARPT.
AP CONDS NOT MMT 1600-0700 DLY.
TWY H CLSD PERM.
TPA 7500' MSL FOR SMALL ACFT; 8000' MSL FOR TRANSPORT/HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT.
PARAGLIDERS AND MOTORIZED PRCHTS OPR FROM RWY SFC.
TWY H WEST OF TWY A RESTRICTED TO ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.

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 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 17 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (348KB)
LDA RWY 18   download (343KB)
 
Departure Procedures
RICHY SIX   download (216KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (246KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMEV - Minden-Tahoe Airport (13 nm NE)
KCXP - Carson Airport (22 nm NE)
KTRK - Truckee-Tahoe Airport (26 nm N)
KPVF - Placerville Airport (37 nm W)
KRNO - Reno/Tahoe International Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4513:45
Sunrise07:1214:12
Sunset18:2001:20
Evening civil twilight18:4601:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2019 21:07:52
Local (UTC-7)  16-Oct-2019 14:07:52
 
METAR
KTVL 162053Z AUTO 21009G18KT 170V250 10SM CLR 18/M09 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP159 T01831094 58021
TAF
KTVL 161720Z 1618/1718 20012G22KT P6SM SCT180 FM170200 19009KT P6SM SCT120 BKN180 FM171000 20008G16KT P6SM -SHRA SCT040 BKN070
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13nm NE 
161120Z 1612/1712 10003KT P6SM FEW200 FM161900 24014G24KT P6SM SCT200 FM170200 25009KT P6SM SCT140 BKN200 AMD NOT SKED
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