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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: WJF
Lat/Long: 34-44-27.8000N 118-13-07.1000W
34-44.463333N 118-13.118333W
34.7410556,-118.2186389
(estimated)
Elevation: 2350.7 ft. / 716.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 4 miles NW of LANCASTER, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93536

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1959
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RIVERSIDE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: WJF (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 3150.7 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ARPT LGTS ON CONTINUOUSLY, WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.525
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.3
WX ASOS: PHONE 661-949-2840
FOX GROUND: 121.7 256.9 [0700-2100]
FOX TOWER: 118.525 256.9 [0700-2100]
JOSHUA APPROACH: 126.1
JOSHUA DEPARTURE: 126.1
WX ASOS at PMD (9 nm SE): PHONE 661-272-3798
WX AWOS-3 at MHV (19 nm N): 132.225 (661-824-5218)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PMDr296/10.1PALMDALE VORTAC114.5015E
LHSr064/18.0LAKE HUGHES VORTAC114.3515E
EDWr227/28.0EDWARDS VORTAC116.4012E
GMNr081/31.9GORMAN VORTAC116.1016E
VNYr009/33.9VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 7201 x 150 ft. / 2195 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/rubberized friction seal coat, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 68.0
Double tandem: 117.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 34-44.280120N34-44.645683N
Longitude: 118-13.802358W118-12.434420W
Elevation: 2350.5 ft.2334.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 057 magnetic, 072 true237 magnetic, 252 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CO OF LOS ANGELES
PO BOX 1460
ALHAMBRA, CA 91802-1460
Phone (626) 300-4602
LA COUNTY CTC: RICHARD SMITH (626) 300-4600 X4615. AIRPORT MGT CONTRACTED TO - AMERICAN AIRPORTS CORP.
Manager: STEVE IRVING
4555 WEST AVE G
LANCASTER, CA 93536
Phone 661-940-1709

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 69
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 224/day *
49% local general aviation
48% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

LGTD RDO TWRS 4 MI SE.
FOREST SVC FIRE FIGHTING STN ON ARPT MAY-DEC.
NUMEROUS BIRDS SE OF ARPT.
PAEW ADJACENT RAMP AREA BTN FUEL ISLAND AND TERMINAL BLDG.

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 26 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (285KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (226KB)
VOR-B   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPMD - Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport (9 nm SE)
KEDW - Edwards Air Force Base (19 nm NE)
KMHV - Mojave Air and Space Port (19 nm N)
L71 - California City Municipal Airport (27 nm N)
KWHP - Whiteman Airport (30 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0813:08
Sunrise06:3413:34
Sunset19:1702:17
Evening civil twilight19:4202:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Apr-2020 16:58:51
Local (UTC-7)  05-Apr-2020 09:58:51
 
METAR
KWJF 051556Z 26013KT 10SM OVC017 10/07 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP115 T01000072
KPMD 
9nm SE 
051653Z 24014KT 10SM BKN043 BKN049 13/06 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP099 T01280056
KEDW 
19nm NE 
051643Z 26017G25KT 90SM FEW020 BKN050 BKN250 12/07 A2982 RMK AO2A SLP094
KMHV 
20nm N 
051620Z AUTO 20016KT 10SM BKN025 BKN029 11/05 A2985 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 051513Z 0515/0612 25014KT P6SM BKN019 OVC026 FM051800 22025G35KT P6SM SCT035 OVC050 FM060100 22018G28KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 OVC060 FM060600 22015G25KT 4SM -RA BR OVC025
KPMD 
9nm SE 
051616Z 0516/0612 22012KT P6SM BKN040 FM051800 22022G32KT P6SM SCT035 OVC050 FM060100 22015G25KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 OVC060 FM060600 22015G25KT 4SM -RA BR OVC025
KEDW 
19nm NE 
051600Z 0516/0620 24015G25KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 610804 510009 QNH2981INS BECMG 0518/0519 23020G30KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 610804 520009 QNH2980INS BECMG 0520/0521 23025G35KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN050 BKN250 610804 530009 QNH2977INS BECMG 0600/0601 23020G30KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN050 BKN250 610804 530009 QNH2977INS BECMG 0601/0602 22015G25KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN050 BKN250 610804 510009 QNH2973INS BECMG 0611/0612 22015G25KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 OVC050 610604 510009 QNH2975INS TX15/0522Z TN08/0608Z LAST NO
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 American Airports Corp.
661-940-1709
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Pilots lounge / snooze room, Public telephone, ...

More info about American Airports Corp.
100LL Jet A
FS $5.59 $4.49 
SS $5.29 --- 
 Updated 27-Mar-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Barnes Aviation 661-948-4048
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High Desert Avionics 661-949-8300
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