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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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: 256.9 [0700-2100]
JOSHUA APPROACH: 126.1
JOSHUA DEPARTURE: 126.1
LC/P: 118.525
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 VORTAC108.4015E
EDWr224/28.0EDWARDS VORTAC116.4015E
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.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
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: 99
Single engine airplanes: 92
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
    
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 2015

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 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (228KB)
VOR-B   download (256KB)
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 17-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2412:24
Sunrise05:5312:53
Sunset20:0503:05
Evening civil twilight20:3303:33

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jul-2018 08:44:10
Local (UTC-7)  17-Jul-2018 01:44:10
 
METAR
KWJF 170756Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM CLR 27/11 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP124 T02670111 403830239
KPMD 
9nm SE 
170753Z AUTO 22010KT 10SM CLR 27/11 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP121 T02720111 403830244 $
KEDW 
19nm NE 
170758Z 21012KT 50SM FEW300 27/11 A2994 RMK AO2A SLP107 T02670112 403950246
KMHV 
20nm N 
170800Z AUTO 31020G28KT 10SM CLR 30/07 A2997 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 170538Z 1706/1806 23012KT P6SM SKC FM171100 21006KT P6SM SKC FM172200 24018G25KT P6SM FEW100 FM180400 24015KT P6SM SKC
KPMD 
9nm SE 
170538Z 1706/1806 23012KT P6SM SKC FM171100 21006KT P6SM SKC FM172200 24015G23KT P6SM FEW100 FM180400 24012KT P6SM SKC
KEDW 
19nm NE 
170205Z 1702/1808 24015G25KT 9999 FEW100 BKN300 QNH2987INS BECMG 1703/1704 22012G18KT 9999 BKN300 QNH2992INS BECMG 1708/1709 22009KT 9999 BKN300 QNH2989INS BECMG 1722/1723 24015G25KT 9999 FEW150 BKN300 QNH2986INS BECMG 1803/1804 21012G18KT 9999 FEW180 BKN300 QNH2990INS BECMG 1807/1808 21009KT 9999 FEW180 BKN300 QNH2997INS TX41/1723Z TN23/1713Z
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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 $5.39 $4.49 
SS $5.09 --- 
 Updated 06-Jul-2018
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

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