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L72 Trona Airport
Trona, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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
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: low intensity
NSTD LIRL EDGE LIGHTS 55 FT FM EDGES OF RY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-49.240450N35-48.278310N
Longitude: 117-19.522490W117-19.707580W
Elevation: 1717.8 ft.1645.5 ft.
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: 4
Ultralights: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 86/week *
67% transient general aviation
33% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 May 2022

Additional Remarks

HELIPAD H1 IS LOCATED 230 FEET WEST OF RY 17/35 AND 3,380 FT SOUTH OF RY 17 THLD.
FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.

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 & Space Port/Rutan Field (61 nm SW)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (61 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo of L72 (Trona Airport)
Photo by Pierre A. Kandorfer - WestAirways.com
Taken early November 2007

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1314:13
Sunrise06:4114:41
Sunset16:3500:35
Evening civil twilight17:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Nov-2022 17:32:59
Local (UTC-8)  30-Nov-2022 09:32:59
 
METAR
KNID 
19nm SW 
301656Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP185 T00561061 PNO $
TAF
KNID 
19nm SW 
3015/0115 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2992INS BECMG 3020/3022 10008KT 9999 FEW280 QNH2984INS BECMG 0103/0105 18009KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2986INS WND 150V220 BECMG 0111/0113 VRB05KT 9999 FEW080 SCT160 BKN250 QNH2987INS T17/3022Z TM02/0113Z
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