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L45 Bakersfield Municipal Airport
Bakersfield, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: L45
Lat/Long: 35-19-29.5000N 118-59-45.7000W
35-19.491667N 118-59.761667W
35.3248611,-118.9960278
(estimated)
Elevation: 378 ft. / 115.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1990)
From city: 3 miles S of BAKERSFIELD, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93307

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1700
Pattern altitude: 1178 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 16/34, REIL RY 34 AND RY 16 - CTAF. PAPI RY 34 OPER CONTINUOUSLY. ACTVT MIRL RY 16/34 THREE CLICKS FOR ON; LIGHTS GO OUT AFTER 15 MINUTES.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
BAKERSFIELD APPROACH: 126.45
BAKERSFIELD DEPARTURE: 126.45
WX ASOS at BFL (7 nm NW): PHONE 661-393-3766
WX AWOS-3 at MIT (15 nm NW): 121.125 (661-393-8596)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EHFr139/10.8SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E
GMNr332/31.9GORMAN VORTAC116.1016E
TTEr162/35.3TULE VOR/DME109.2016E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 4000 x 75 ft. / 1219 x 23 m
150 FT PAVED STOPWAY AT EACH END OF RWY.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 35-19.820647N35-19.164237N
Longitude: 118-59.799395W118-59.723090W
Elevation: 378.0 ft.372.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 175 true341 magnetic, 355 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.10 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 650 ft. from runway, 170 ft. left of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear103 ft. pline, marked, 2500 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BAKERSFIELD
1501 TRUXTUN AVE
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93301
Phone 661-326-3781
Manager: ROBERT VOYLES
4101 TRUXTUN AVENUE
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
Phone (661) 326-3105
EMERGENCY 661-327-7111

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 71
Single engine airplanes: 65
Multi engine airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 68/day *
60% transient general aviation
40% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 21 March 2019

Additional Remarks

E98 ALSO ONE HEX HANGER & 20 OPEN - SHADE HANGARS.
+100 FT POLE LINE 1/2 MILE SOUTH OF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC LOS ANGELES ARTCC AT 661-575-2079.

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 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (273KB)
VOR/DME RWY 34   download (234KB)
 
Departure Procedures
STIGR TWO   download (154KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (135KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (7 nm NW)
KMIT - Shafter Airport-Minter Field (15 nm NW)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (28 nm NW)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (42 nm N)
KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (44 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4212:42
Sunset20:0703:07
Evening civil twilight20:3603:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Jun-2020 18:07:26
Local (UTC-7)  04-Jun-2020 11:07:26
 
METAR
KBFL 
7nm N 
041754Z 14008KT 10SM CLR 32/09 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP075 T03220089 10322 20222 58007
TAF
KBFL 
7nm N 
041720Z 0418/0518 VRB05KT P6SM SKC FM042100 31013G19KT P6SM SKC FM050600 34010KT P6SM FEW200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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BEST Corp 661-827-1121
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangars, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Internet access, Restrooms
 
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS --- $2.75 
SS $3.58 --- 
 Updated 30-May-2020
 
   3 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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