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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

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/DME116.2516E
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: 30 ft. trees, 750 ft. from runway, 110 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 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: 9
Single engine airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 March 2022

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
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Aerial photo of L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
Photo courtesy of www.MarkHoltzman.com
Photo taken 12-Nov-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2314:23
Sunrise06:5014:50
Sunset17:2601:26
Evening civil twilight17:5301:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 21:09:23
Local (UTC-8)  07-Feb-2023 13:09:23
 
METAR
KBFL 
35nm SW 
072054Z 21004KT 10SM CLR 13/04 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP268 T01330044 58025 $
KTSP 
36nm S 
072055Z AUTO 17006G12KT 8SM CLR 11/M05 A3032 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
072056Z AUTO 02003KT 10SM CLR 14/06 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP278 T01390056 58025
KNID 
37nm E 
072056Z 11007KT 10SM FEW250 15/M07 A3031 RMK AO2 SLP267 T01501072 58025 $
KMHV 
42nm S 
072040Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM CLR 12/M08 A3034 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
071720Z 0718/0818 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
KNID 
37nm E 
0715/0815 20009KT 9999 SKC 510005 QNH3025INS WND VRB05KT AFT 0717 BECMG 0720/0722 10007KT 9999 SCT250 500000 QNH3023INS BECMG 0802/0804 20007KT 9999 FEW200 BKN250 QNH3030INS T18/0722Z TM01/0815Z
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760-376-2852
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