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L72 Trona Airport
Trona, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: L72
Lat/Long: 35-48-45.6000N / 117-19-36.9000W
35-48.760000N / 117-19.615000W
35.8126667 / -117.3269167
(estimated)
Elevation: 1717.8 ft. / 524 m (estimated)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 4 miles N of TRONA, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 92328

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RAL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Pattern altitude: 2717.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 17/35 (5) CLICKS ON FREQ - 122.8.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5910 x 60 ft. / 1801 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL EDGE LIGHTS 55 FT FM EDGES OF RY.
Gradient: N
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-49.240450N35-48.278310N
Longitude: 117-19.522490W117-19.707580W
Elevation: 1717.8 ft.1645.5 ft.
Gradient: 1.8%1.2% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 175 magnetic, 189 true355 magnetic, 009 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 7 ft. fence, 346 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 52 x 52 ft. / 16 x 16 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: US DEPT OF INTERIOR BLM
300 S. RICHMOND RD.
RIDGECREST, CA 93555
Phone (760) 384-5400
Manager: GEORGE BASS
PO BOX 70
TRONA, CA 93552
Phone (928) 592-3427
ARPT MGR/CARETAKERS: GEORGE & BETH BASS 928-592-3427

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 86/week *
67% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 January 2018

Additional Remarks

HELIPAD H1 IS LOCATED 230 FEET WEST OF RY 17/35 AND 3,380 FT SOUTH OF RY 17 THLD.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L72.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KNID - China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (Armitage Field) (19 nm SW)
KIYK - Inyokern Airport (26 nm W)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (52 nm SW)
KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (61 nm SW)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (61 nm SW)
 
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Photo by Pierre A. Kandorfer - WestAirways.com
Taken early November 2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4412:44
Sunrise06:1113:11
Sunset19:2602:26
Evening civil twilight19:5202:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2018 01:29:28
Local (UTC-7)  20-Apr-2018 18:29:28
 
METAR
KNID 
19nm SW 
210056Z AUTO 05009KT 10SM CLR 29/M12 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02891122 PNO $
KIYK 
25nm W 
SuperAWOS
210055Z AUTO 19007KT 10SM 26/M07 A2997
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