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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: L05
Lat/Long: 35-43-41.6000N / 118-25-11.0000W
35-43.693333N / 118-25.183333W
35.7282222 / -118.4197222
(estimated)
Elevation: 2614 ft. / 796.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of KERNVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93238

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAYLIGHT HOURS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTEr095/31.3TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
EHFr052/36.1SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3500 x 50 ft. / 1067 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: GROSS RWY PAVEMENT STRENGTH ESTIMATE PRVDD BY ARPT MANAGER; 12500 LBS.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-43.980500N35-43.405333N
Longitude: 118-25.154333W118-25.211000W
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 10 ft. trees, 375 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clearnone
RWY 35 +1 FT ROCKS O-90 FT FM EOR 50 FT L TO 80 FT R PRVDG WASHOUT PROTECTION FM LAKE; +5 FT BRUSH 180-200 FT FM EOR 0 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF KERN DEPT OF AIRPORTS
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1800
OWNED BY US FOREST SVC ON LEASE TO KERN COUNTY.
Manager: RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1824
CELL 661-747-4053.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 06 March 2018

Additional Remarks

NO NIGHT OPERATIONS.
FLY-IN CAMPGROUND ON ARPT.
FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L05.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIYK - Inyokern Airport (29 nm E)
KNID - China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (Armitage Field) (36 nm E)
KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (36 nm SW)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (36 nm NW)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (37 nm SW)
 
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Area around L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
 
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Aerial photo of L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
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Photo taken 12-Nov-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3613:36
Sunrise07:0214:02
Sunset18:1601:16
Evening civil twilight18:4201:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2018 15:29:46
Local (UTC-7)  16-Oct-2018 08:29:46
 
METAR
KIYK 
30nm E 
SuperAWOS
161455Z AUTO 33010KT 10SM 16/M18 A3014
KBFL 
35nm SW 
161454Z 09005KT 10SM CLR 16/M04 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP192 T01561044 51006
KTSP 
36nm S 
161255Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM CLR 00/M15 A3019 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
161456Z AUTO 08004KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP215 T01110017 51009
KNID 
37nm E 
161456Z 14004KT 10SM CLR 14/M15 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP208 T01441150 53012 $
KDLO 
40nm W 
161515Z AUTO 12004KT 4SM HZ CLR 08/03 A3011 RMK AO2 T00760027
KMHV 
42nm S 
161500Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM CLR 12/M17 A3017 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
161120Z 1612/1712 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
KNID 
37nm E 
1523/1623 VRB05KT 9999 SKC 520009 520909 QNH3010INS BECMG 1523/1601 34008G20KT 9999 SKC 520009 520909 QNH3010INS WND 320V060 BECMG 1602/1604 33007KT 9999 SKC 500000 QNH3014INS BECMG 1617/1619 04012G22KT 9999 SKC 510009 QNH3013INS WND 340V070 T07/1614Z T26/1622Z LAST NO AMD AFT 1605/ NEXT 1615
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