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O85 Benton Field Airport
Redding, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: O85
Lat/Long: 40-34-25.2000N / 122-24-26.4000W
40-34.420000N / 122-24.440000W
40.5736667 / -122.4073333
(estimated)
Elevation: 723.3 ft. / 220.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 17E (1985)
From city: 1 mile W of REDDING, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 96001

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-DUSK
Pattern altitude: 1723.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 PAPI RY 15 AND RY 33 -CTAF. TWY LIGHTING RY ENTRANCES ONLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at RDD (6 nm SE): PHONE 530-221-7144

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RDDr290/6.7REDDING VOR/DME108.4018E
RBLr327/29.5RED BLUFF VORTAC115.7018E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE
HI & LO PRESSURE & OX REPL BOTTLES AVBL AT RDD.

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 2420 x 75 ft. / 738 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 40-34.618755N40-34.222762N
Longitude: 122-24.469638W122-24.410567W
Elevation: 723.2 ft.718.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF REDDING
777 CYPRESS AVE
REDDING, CA 96001
Phone 530-224-4321
Manager: BRYANT GARRETT
6751 WOODRUM CIRCLE, #200
REDDING, CA 96002
Phone 530-224-4321
PHONE MGRS OFFICE AT RDD (530) 224-4321. EMAIL: BGARRETT@CI.REDDING.CA.US. PHONE FBO ON FIELD (530) 241-4204.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 81
Single engine airplanes: 78
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 101/day *
51% local general aviation
46% transient general aviation
3% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

LARGE BIRDS FREQUENTLY ON AND IN VICINITY OF ARPT OCT-APR.
RWY 15/33 HALFWAY DIST. MARKERS BOTH SIDES OF RWY.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT CLIMB TO 1,500 FT AGL BEFORE TURNING. CALM WIND PREFERRED DIRECTION IS RWY 33.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at O85.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRDD - Redding Municipal Airport (6 nm SE)
KRBL - Red Bluff Municipal Airport (26 nm S)
O37 - Haigh Field Airport (53 nm S)
KCIC - Chico Municipal Airport (53 nm SE)
O46 - Weed Airport (54 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1812:18
Sunrise05:4912:49
Sunset20:2303:23
Evening civil twilight20:5403:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 16:14:34
Local (UTC-7)  20-May-2018 09:14:34
 
METAR
KRDD 
6nm SE 
201553Z VRB03KT 10SM SCT080 16/10 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP131 T01610100
TAF
KRDD 
6nm SE 
201120Z 2012/2112 18006KT P6SM SCT080 FM210000 19008KT P6SM VCTS SCT060CB BKN100 PROB30 2100/2104 -SHRA BKN060 FM210400 VRB04KT P6SM SCT100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Benton Air Center 530-241-4204

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Airpark Cafe 530-215-2810
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