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KTVL Lake Tahoe Airport
South Lake Tahoe, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: TVL
Lat/Long: 38-53-38.0000N / 119-59-43.2000W
38-53.633333N / 119-59.720000W
38.8938889 / -119.9953333
(estimated)
Elevation: 6268.6 ft. / 1910.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 96150

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RENO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TVL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: SEP-MAY 0700-1600, JUN-AUG 0730-1930
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSF RWY 18; PAPI RWY 18, MIRL RW 18/36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Taxiway lights: APRON ENTRANCE TWYS AND HIGH SPEED TWYS ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.85
WX ASOS: 124.725 (530-541-5739)
WX AWOS-3PT at MEV (13 nm NE): 119.325 (775-782-6264)
  • MULTICOM 122.85
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG). CLNC DEL PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 134.3 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RCAG).
  • SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SWRr127/21.4SQUAW VALLEY VOR/DME113.2016E
HNWr057/36.7HANGTOWN VOR/DME115.5017E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 8541 x 100 ft. / 2603 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 125.0
Double tandem: 210.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 38-54.319312N38-52.948267N
Longitude: 119-59.519150W119-59.921430W
Elevation: 6254.8 ft.6268.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.3% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 193 true357 magnetic, 013 true
Displaced threshold: 800 ft.2033 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:8541 TODA:8541 ASDA:7817 LDA:7017TORA:8541 TODA:8541 ASDA:7741 LDA:5708
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LDA/DME
Obstructions: 13 ft. brush, 450 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 19:1 slope to clear345 ft. trees, 5700 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
1901 AIRPORT ROAD
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
Phone 530-541-0480
Manager: MARK GIBBS
1901 AIRPORT RD SUITE 100
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
Phone 530-542-6182

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 27
Single engine airplanes: 22
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 65/day *
74% transient general aviation
19% local general aviation
5% air taxi
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 May 2017

Additional Remarks

ARPT SFC CONDS: TRML APRON EXLNT, TWY - RY 18/36 & GA APRON FAIR.
AFTER WINTER STORMS RY 18/36 OPENS BEFORE ALL TWYS ARE CLEAR.
PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY 18; PREFERRED DEP RY 36.
RECREATIONAL AIRBORNE ACTIVITY ALONG SOUTHERN LAKE SHORE.
FOR LARGE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT DEP RY 18; RIGHT DOWNWIND DEP RECOMMENDED.
BIRDS AND WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
ADVERSE WEATHER EFFECTS MAGNIFIED BY MOUNTAINS.
TFC ADVISORIES & SEQUENCING IN THE TFC PAT ARE BASED ON POSITION REPORTS RECEIVED FROM PILOTS IN THESE AREAS.
ARPT SURROUNDED ON E; S & W BY RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN.
ACCESS NOISE RESTRICTIONS: MAX 80 DBA DEP, 84 DBA ARR (TRANSPORT - 86 DBA), MAX 77.1 DBA NIGHT LIMIT.
NOISE ABATEMENT, DEP RY 36, RY HDG 1 MILE, LEFT 320 DEG AT WHITE ARROW TO SHORELINE.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT INFO CALL (530) 542-6182.
AVOID DESOLATION WILDERNESS WEST OF ARPT.
ARFF NOT AVBL WO PPR, CALL ARPT MGR 530-542-6182. CLSD TO ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS EXC 48 HRS PPR.
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
AP CONDS NOT MMT 1600-0700 DLY.
TPA 7500' MSL FOR SMALL ACFT; 8000' MSL FOR TRANSPORT/HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT.
TWY H WEST OF TWY A RESTRICTED TO ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.

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 between 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
GPS RWY 18   download (312KB)
LDA/DME-1 RWY 18   download (342KB)
 
Departure Procedures
RICHY SIX **CHANGED**   download (216KB)
SHOLE TWO **CHANGED**   download (161KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (181KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMEV - Minden-Tahoe Airport (13 nm NE)
KCXP - Carson Airport (22 nm NE)
KTRK - Truckee-Tahoe Airport (26 nm N)
KPVF - Placerville Airport (37 nm W)
KRNO - Reno/Tahoe International Airport (38 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2013:20
Sunrise06:4713:47
Sunset19:0002:00
Evening civil twilight19:2602:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Sep-2017 16:23:18
Local (UTC-7)  20-Sep-2017 09:23:18
 
METAR
KTVL 201553Z AUTO 19012G18KT 10SM FEW040 BKN048 11/01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP119 T01110006
KMEV 
13nm NE 
201555Z AUTO 19005KT 10SM OVC060 17/02 A2993 RMK AO2
TAF
KTVL 201135Z 2012/2112 20009G16KT P6SM BKN040 FM201800 19018G28KT P6SM BKN070 BKN120 WS020/24040KT FM202300 19015G26KT P6SM -SHRA SCT030 OVC045 FM210400 19014G23KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 OVC070 FM210800 19011KT P6SM SCT035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Mountain West Aviation 122.85
530-541-2110
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Other airports may have the word "Tahoe" in their name, but there's only one airport on the Lake. Welcome to Mountain West Aviation at Lake Tahoe Airport. Our goal is to provide you with the very best customer service in the Greater Lake Tahoe Region.

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Flight Deck Sports Bar & Grill 530-600-4080
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