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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: TOA
Lat/Long: 33-48-12.1783N 118-20-22.5875W
33-48.202972N 118-20.376458W
33.8033829,-118.3396076
(estimated)
Elevation: 103.2 ft. / 31.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1970)
From city: 3 miles SW of TORRANCE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 90505

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TOA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 29R - CTAF; MIRL RY 11L/29R SS-SR; MIRL RY 11R/29L 0600-2000; ACTVT HELIPAD PERIMETER LGTS - 24 HRS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.6
TORRANCE GROUND: 120.9 [0700-2000]
TORRANCE TOWER: 124.0 ;SOUTH 133.075 ;NORTH 257.8 [0700-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.3 ;RWY 11L, 11R 127.2 ;RWY 29L, 29R
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 ;RWY 29L, 29R 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R 134.9 ;RWY 29L, 29R
IC: 257.8
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (7 nm NE): 127.150 (310-631-4958)
WX ASOS at HHR (7 nm N): PHONE 310-973-8930
WX ASOS at LAX (9 nm N): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at LGB (9 nm E): PHONE 562-424-0572
WX ASOS at SMO (14 nm NW): PHONE 310-392-6453
WX ASOS at FUL (18 nm E): PHONE 714-870-1372
  • TWR SECTORIZATION IS BASED ON CENTER OF ARPT PARALLEL TO RY 11/29 CNTRLN.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LAXr134/9.0LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr140/13.7SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
SLIr260/14.3SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
SXCr354/26.0SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E
VNYr148/26.3VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E
ELBr270/31.3EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E
POMr224/32.1POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
VTUr103/40.0VENTURA VOR/DME108.2015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80
FUEL AVBL 0700-2000.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11L/29R

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11L  RUNWAY 29R
Latitude: 33-48.483555N33-47.970732N
Longitude: 118-20.740110W118-19.966660W
Elevation: 83.0 ft.96.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Displaced threshold: 541 ft.540 ft.
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 35 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
RWY 11L APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THR 35:1;
22 ft. bldg, 475 ft. from runway, 530 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+9 FT MALSR BLDG 190 FT FROM E OR 440 FT RIGHT.

Runway 11R/29L

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11R  RUNWAY 29L
Latitude: 33-48.316468N33-48.008890N
Longitude: 118-20.646902W118-20.182938W
Elevation: 96.3 ft.103.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none26 ft. bldg, lighted, 1400 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 46:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 110 x 110 ft. / 34 x 34 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
FATO AND TLOF PAVED.
Runway edge lights: PERI
YELLOW PERIMETER LGTS.
Latitude: 33-48.556333N
Longitude: 118-20.739667W
Elevation: 79.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TORRANCE
3031 TORRANCE BLVD
TORRANCE, CA 90503
Phone 310-784-7900
Manager: SHANT MEGERDICHIAN
CITY OF TORRANCE, 3301 AIRPORT DRIVE
TORRANCE, CA 90505
Phone 310-784-7914

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 299
Single engine airplanes: 265
Multi engine airplanes: 26
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 326/day *
53% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2016

Additional Remarks

NUMEROUS FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS LTD TO 0800-2000 (TAXI-BACK UNTIL 2200) WKDAYS & 1000-1700 SAT. NO TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS ON SUN & HOLS. ARPT CLSD TO DEP 2200-0700 WKDAYS & 2200-0800 WKENDS & HOLS.
NO MULTI-ENGINE SIMULATED ENGINE-OUT PROCS AUTH IN TFC PAT. RY 11R/29L CLSD 2000-0700.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA ALL QUADS. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES INFO CTC ARPT NOISE ABATEMENT (310) 784-7950 OR FREQ 122.9. CERTAIN TURBO JET ACFT PERMLY EXCLUDED.
TWYS CROSS APCH ZONE BOTH ENDS RWY 11R/29L OBSERVE TWY HOLD LINES.
BE ALERT TO FARM EQUIPMENT OPERG NEAR ALL RWYS AND TWYS.

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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH SEVEN   download (302KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download (321KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download (281KB)
VOR RWY 11L   download (253KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV)   download (146KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (7 nm N)
KLAX - Los Angeles International Airport (9 nm N)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (9 nm E)
KSMO - Santa Monica Municipal Airport (14 nm NW)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (14 nm E)
KFUL - Fullerton Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
Photo by Zoltan Szalva
Photo taken 18-Nov-2015
looking southeast from 3000 ft.

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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
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Diagram of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0613:06
Sunrise06:3113:31
Sunset19:1902:19
Evening civil twilight19:4402:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  09-Apr-2020 01:25:47
Local (UTC-7)  08-Apr-2020 18:25:47
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
082347Z 21007KT 10SM FEW027 SCT060 15/07 A3002
KHHR 
7nm N 
090053Z 25010KT 10SM CLR 14/05 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01440050 $
KLAX 
8nm N 
090053Z 23009KT 10SM FEW030 FEW060 BKN200 15/06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T01500061 $
KLGB 
9nm E 
090053Z 22010KT 10SM FEW037 FEW047 BKN070 14/05 A3003 RMK AO2 RAB21E49 SLP169 P0000 T01390050
KSMO 
14nm NW 
090051Z 23008KT 10SM CLR 14/06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01390061
KSLI 
15nm E 
090058Z 21007KT 10SM FEW040 FEW050 BKN200 14/05 A3003 RMK AO2A SLP172 T01410052
KCQT 
16nm N 
090052Z AUTO 25004KT 10SM CLR 16/06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01560056
KFUL 
18nm E 
090053Z 20006KT 10SM CLR 15/06 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP167 T01500056
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
082051Z 0821/0924 27009KT P6SM FEW027 SCT035 BKN060 FM090300 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 FM090900 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN025 FM091500 VRB03KT 5SM -SHRA BKN012 FM092000 26010KT P6SM -SHRA BKN025
KLGB 
9nm E 
081746Z 0818/0918 31010KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 BKN070 FM082100 19008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN050 FM090300 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 FM090900 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN025 FM091500 16005KT 5SM -SHRA BKN012
KSMO 
14nm NW 
081746Z 0818/0918 26006KT P6SM VCSH FEW027 BKN060 FM082100 23008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN050 FM090300 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 FM090900 VRB03KT P6SM -SHRA BKN025 FM091500 VRB03KT 5SM -SHRA BKN012
KSLI 
15nm E 
082100Z 0821/1003 VRB06KT 9999 BKN040 620604 QNH3001INS BECMG 0905/0906 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA BKN020 610604 QNH3008INS BECMG 0915/0916 VRB06KT 8000 -RA BKN019 620703 QNH3004INS TX16/0900Z TN10/0915Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Great American Aviation UNICOM 122.95
310-534-2333
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales
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EPIC
100LL
SS $5.74 
GUARANTEED
 
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 Torrance Flite Park, LLC
UNICOM 122.95
310-373-2222
310-378-8948
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service. Rolling Hills Aviation, Inc.

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independent
100LL
FS $6.05 
 Updated 03-Apr-2020
 
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South Bay Aviation 310-791-5454
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club
 
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EPIC
100LL
FS $6.06 
 Updated 03-Apr-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
[web site]
[email]

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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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Rolling Hills Aviation 310-375-0061
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