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KTOA Zamperini Field Airport
Torrance, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: TOA
Lat/Long: 33-48-12.1783N 118-20-22.5875W
33-48.202972N 118-20.376458W
33.8033829,-118.3396076
(estimated)
Elevation: 103.2 ft. / 31.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1970)
From city: 3 miles SW of TORRANCE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 90505

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TOA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 29R - CTAF; MIRL RY 11L/29R SS-SR; MIRL RY 11R/29L 0600-2000; ACTVT HELIPAD PERIMETER LGTS - 24 HRS - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.6
TORRANCE GROUND: 120.9 [0700-2000]
TORRANCE TOWER: 124.0 ;SOUTH 133.075 ;NORTH 257.8 [0700-2000]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.3 ;RWY 11L, 11R 127.2 ;RWY 29L, 29R
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 124.3 ;RWY 29L, 29R 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R
HAWWC DP: 127.2 ;RWY 11L, 11R 134.9 ;RWY 29L, 29R
IC: 257.8
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (7 nm NE): 127.150 (310-631-4958)
WX ASOS at HHR (7 nm N): PHONE 310-973-8930
WX ASOS at LAX (9 nm N): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at LGB (9 nm E): PHONE 562-424-0572
WX ASOS at SMO (14 nm NW): PHONE 310-392-6453
WX ASOS at FUL (18 nm E): PHONE 714-870-1372
  • TWR SECTORIZATION IS BASED ON CENTER OF ARPT PARALLEL TO RY 11/29 CNTRLN.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
LAXr134/9.0LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
SMOr140/13.7SANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
SLIr260/14.3SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
SXCr354/26.0SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E
VNYr148/26.3VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E
ELBr270/31.3EL TORO VOR/DME117.2014E
POMr224/32.1POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
VTUr103/40.0VENTURA VOR/DME108.2015E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80
FUEL AVBL 0700-2000.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 11L/29R

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 50.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11L  RUNWAY 29R
Latitude: 33-48.483555N33-47.970732N
Longitude: 118-20.740110W118-19.966660W
Elevation: 83.0 ft.96.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Displaced threshold: 541 ft.540 ft.
Markings: precision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 35 ft. trees, 690 ft. from runway, 14:1 slope to clear
RWY 11L APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THR 35:1;
22 ft. bldg, 475 ft. from runway, 530 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+9 FT MALSR BLDG 190 FT FROM E OR 440 FT RIGHT.

Runway 11R/29L

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 11R  RUNWAY 29L
Latitude: 33-48.316468N33-48.008890N
Longitude: 118-20.646902W118-20.182938W
Elevation: 96.3 ft.103.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 114 magnetic, 128 true294 magnetic, 308 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none26 ft. bldg, lighted, 1400 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 46:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 110 x 110 ft. / 34 x 34 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
FATO AND TLOF PAVED.
Runway edge lights: PERI
YELLOW PERIMETER LGTS.
Latitude: 33-48.556333N
Longitude: 118-20.739667W
Elevation: 79.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF TORRANCE
3031 TORRANCE BLVD
TORRANCE, CA 90503
Phone 310-784-7900
Manager: SHANT MEGERDICHIAN
CITY OF TORRANCE, 3301 AIRPORT DRIVE
TORRANCE, CA 90505
Phone 310-784-7914

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 279
Single engine airplanes: 247
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 5
Gliders airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 326/day *
53% transient general aviation
46% local general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 January 2016

Additional Remarks

NUMEROUS FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS LTD TO 0800-2000 (TAXI-BACK UNTIL 2200) WKDAYS & 1000-1700 SAT. NO TGL-STOP/GO LNDG & LOW APCH OPNS & TAXI-BACK OPNS ON SUN & HOLS. ARPT CLSD TO DEP 2200-0700 WKDAYS & 2200-0800 WKENDS & HOLS.
NO MULTI-ENGINE SIMULATED ENGINE-OUT PROCS AUTH IN TFC PAT. RY 11R/29L CLSD 2000-0700.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA ALL QUADS. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES INFO CTC ARPT NOISE ABATEMENT (310) 784-7950 OR FREQ 122.9. CERTAIN TURBO JET ACFT PERMLY EXCLUDED.
TWYS CROSS APCH ZONE BOTH ENDS RWY 11R/29L OBSERVE TWY HOLD LINES.
BE ALERT TO FARM EQUIPMENT OPERG NEAR ALL RWYS AND TWYS.

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 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
KAYOH SEVEN **CHANGED**   download (318KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 29R   download (349KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 11L   download (281KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 29R   download (310KB)
VOR RWY 11L   download (281KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
 
Departure Procedures
HAWWC THREE (RNAV)   download (169KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (7 nm N)
KLAX - Los Angeles International Airport (9 nm N)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (9 nm E)
KSMO - Santa Monica Municipal Airport (14 nm NW)
KSLI - Los Alamitos Army Airfield (14 nm E)
KFUL - Fullerton Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
 
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Diagram of KTOA (Zamperini Field Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1913:19
Sunrise06:4413:44
Sunset18:4701:47
Evening civil twilight19:1202:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Sep-2020 09:31:40
Local (UTC-7)  23-Sep-2020 02:31:40
 
METAR
KTOA 
2nm SE 
230055Z 26013KT 10SM SKC 20/18 A2997
KHHR 
7nm N 
230853Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM FU CLR 18/16 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01830156 53000
KLAX 
8nm N 
230853Z VRB04KT 6SM BR FEW008 18/16 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP162 T01780161 55000
KLGB 
9nm E 
230853Z AUTO 30004KT 8SM CLR 19/17 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01890167 56000
KSLI 
15nm E 
230458Z 00000KT 8SM CLR 21/14 A3002 RMK SLP169 WND DATA ESTMD ALSTG/SLP ESTMD LAST
KCQT 
16nm N 
230852Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM HZ CLR 18/16 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP159 T01830156 56001
KFUL 
18nm E 
230853Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 19/15 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP159 T01890150 55001
TAF
KLAX 
8nm N 
230538Z 2306/2412 25006KT P6SM SCT007 FM230900 VRB03KT P6SM OVC007 FM231500 VRB03KT P6SM BKN012 FM231700 25006KT P6SM SCT012 FM232000 26012KT P6SM SKC FM240300 26006KT P6SM SKC FM241100 VRB03KT 6SM BR SCT004
KLGB 
9nm E 
230538Z 2306/2406 30006KT P6SM SKC FM231100 VRB03KT P6SM OVC008 FM231600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN013 FM231700 19006KT P6SM FEW013 FM232300 29010KT P6SM SKC
KSMO 
14nm NW 
230538Z 2306/2406 VRB03KT P6SM SCT005 FM231100 VRB03KT 5SM BR OVC005 FM231500 VRB03KT P6SM BKN010 FM231700 23004KT P6SM SCT010 FM232000 23009KT P6SM SKC FM240300 23004KT P6SM SKC
KSLI 
15nm E 
2305/2411 24006KT 9999 SKC QNH2999INS BECMG 2311/2312 VRB06KT 4800 BR SCT012 QNH3000INS BECMG 2317/2318 24006KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH2992INS TX28/2400Z TN16/2315Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Great American Aviation UNICOM 122.95
310-534-2333
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales
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EPIC
100LL
SS $5.34 
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 Torrance Flite Park, LLC
UNICOM 122.95
310-373-2222
310-378-8948
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Flight training, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service. Rolling Hills Aviation, Inc.

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independent
100LL
FS $5.64 
 Updated 09-Sep-2020
 
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South Bay Aviation 310-791-5454
[web site]
Aviation fuel, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club
 
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EPIC
100LL
FS $5.65 
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SS=Self service
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Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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Rolling Hills Aviation 310-375-0061
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