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KMIT Shafter Airport-Minter Field
Shafter, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: MIT
Lat/Long: 35-30-26.9114N / 119-11-31.6836W
35-30.448523N / 119-11.528060W
35.5074754 / -119.1921343
(estimated)
Elevation: 425.3 ft. / 130 m (estimated)
Variation: 13E (2010)
From city: 4 miles E of SHAFTER, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93263

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1425.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 12/30 OPERS DUSK-0000; AFTER 0000 ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 121.125 (661-393-8596)
BAKERSFIELD APPROACH: 126.45
BAKERSFIELD DEPARTURE: 126.45
WX ASOS at BFL (8 nm SE): PHONE 661-393-3766
WX AWOS-3P at DLO (14 nm N): 119.55 (661-721-2668)
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
EHFr273/4.8SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E
TTEr183/25.7TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
AVEr086/39.3AVENAL VOR/DME117.1016E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALYER FARMS138/37.420516ECOR -.-. --- .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 4501 x 100 ft. / 1372 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 22.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 35-30.640613N35-30.131273N
Longitude: 119-12.061410W119-11.401737W
Elevation: 412.8 ft.412.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 133 true300 magnetic, 313 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3672 x 60 ft. / 1119 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 125.0
Gradient: E
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 35-30.634250N35-30.633750N
Longitude: 119-11.947767W119-11.207550W
Elevation: 414.1 ft.425.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 077 magnetic, 090 true257 magnetic, 270 true
Displaced threshold: 140 ft.158 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 60 ft. trees, 1896 ft. from runway, 190 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear
33:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
20 ft. bldg, 411 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to clear
28:1 TO THE DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 2970 x 100 ft. / 905 x 30 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 30.0
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-30.558815N35-30.069278N
Longitude: 119-11.158088W119-11.158543W
Elevation: 423.4 ft.414.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.8%0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 180 true347 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 850 ft. from runway, 190 ft. left of centerline, 43:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 470 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MINTER FIELD AIRPORT DISTRICT
201 AVIATION ST
SHAFTER, CA 93263
Phone 661-393-0402
AFTER HOURS 661-303-6996
Manager: JONATHAN HUDSON
201 AVIATION ST
SHAFTER, CA 93263
Phone (661) 303-6996

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 91
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 10
Ultralights: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 123/day *
56% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 26 October 2017

Additional Remarks

HEAVY CROP DUSTER ACTIVITY INVOF ARPT.
FUEL 24 HR CREDIT CARD SVC AVBL.
ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
RY 30 PREFERRED CALM WIND RY.
RYS 26 AND 08 USED EXTENSIVELY BY AERIAL APPLICATOR ACFT. RECOMMEND EXTENSIVE USAGE OF CTAF FOR POSITION REPORTING.

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 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (210KB)
VOR-A   download (180KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (8 nm SE)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (14 nm N)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (15 nm SE)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (32 nm N)
KTLR - Mefford Field Airport (39 nm N)
 
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Photo taken 12-May-2009

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1312:13
Sunrise05:4312:43
Sunset20:1503:15
Evening civil twilight20:4503:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jun-2018 16:52:58
Local (UTC-7)  23-Jun-2018 09:52:58
 
METAR
KBFL 
8nm SE 
231554Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 31/06 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP075 T03060061
KDLO 
14nm N 
231635Z AUTO 28003KT 10SM CLR 29/07 A2977 RMK AO2 T02870071
TAF
KBFL 
8nm SE 
231124Z 2312/2412 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM232000 30010KT P6SM SKC FM240300 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
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