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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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
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 18 March 2019

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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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 29-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3014:30
Sunrise06:5714:57
Sunset17:1701:17
Evening civil twilight17:4401:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jan-2020 19:02:01
Local (UTC-8)  29-Jan-2020 11:02:01
 
METAR
KBFL 
35nm SW 
291854Z 12003KT 6SM HZ BKN013 OVC020 12/08 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP241 T01170078
KTSP 
36nm S 
291855Z AUTO 33006KT 7SM FEW020 07/02 A3023 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
291856Z AUTO 21010KT 8SM BKN011 OVC025 11/09 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP243 T01110089
KNID 
37nm E 
291856Z 01024G33KT 10SM CLR 17/M10 A3016 RMK AO2 PK WND 01033/1854 SLP217 DU FEW000 T01671100 $
KDLO 
40nm W 
291855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC016 10/06 A3025 RMK AO2 T01030061
KMHV 
42nm S 
291820Z AUTO 01013G23KT 10SM CLR 13/M05 A3017 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
291720Z 2918/3018 30004KT 5SM HZ BKN010 OVC035 FM291900 30003KT 6SM HZ OVC030 FM292200 31003KT P6SM FEW200 FM300900 VRB03KT 4SM HZ BKN250
KNID 
37nm E 
2918/3015 01022G32KT 9999 BLDU FEW280 520009 520909 521809 522709 QNH3006INS WND 330V040 TEMPO 2919/3001 35014G20KT BECMG 3003/3005 33012G18KT 9999 SKC 510009 520909 521809 QNH3013INS WND 280V360 BECMG 3008/3010 28007KT 9999 SKC 500000 QNH3015INS T19/2922Z T01/3014Z AMD 1830
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