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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 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 -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
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: 7
Single engine airplanes: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 February 2020

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 26-May-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4212:42
Sunset20:0003:00
Evening civil twilight20:2903:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2020 11:47:12
Local (UTC-7)  26-May-2020 04:47:12
 
METAR
KBFL 
35nm SW 
261054Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM CLR 24/06 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP105 T02440061
KTSP 
36nm S 
261135Z AUTO 34003KT 10SM CLR 15/03 A3008 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
261056Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP111 T01830078
KNID 
37nm E 
261056Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM CLR 18/03 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP107 T01830028 $
KMHV 
42nm S 
261120Z AUTO 30013G19KT 10SM CLR 24/02 A2994 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
260520Z 2606/2706 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM262100 31010KT P6SM SKC FM270300 01004KT P6SM SKC
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