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KWVI Watsonville Municipal Airport
Watsonville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: WVI
Lat/Long: 36-56-08.6000N / 121-47-22.7000W
36-56.143333N / 121-47.378333W
36.9357222 / -121.7896389
(estimated)
Elevation: 163.2 ft. / 49.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2015)
From city: 3 miles NW of WATSONVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 95076

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: no
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: OAKLAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: WVI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT PAPI RWY 02, 09 & 20; REIL RWY 02; MIRL RWY 02/20 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 132.275 (831-724-8794)
NORCAL APPROACH: 127.15(151-359)
NORCAL DEPARTURE: 127.15(151-359)
CLASS C IC: 127.15(151-359)
WX AWOS-3P at E16 (13 nm NE): 118.350 (408-918-7724)
WX AWOS-3PT at OAR (15 nm S): 134.025 (831-384-2967)
WX AWOS-3 at CVH (18 nm E): 120.425 (831-636-4394)
WX ASOS at SNS (19 nm SE): PHONE 831-422-2830

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SNSr314/18.6SALINAS VORTAC117.3017E
SJCr148/27.4SAN JOSE VOR/DME114.1016E
OSIr122/36.1WOODSIDE VOR/DME113.9017E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHUALAR314/30.726316EUAD ..- .- -..

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 4501 x 149 ft. / 1372 x 45 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 81.0
Double wheel: 96.0
Double tandem: 167.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 36-55.742222N36-56.368960N
Longitude: 121-47.747737W121-47.253803W
Elevation: 139.4 ft.157.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.4%0.4%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 018 magnetic, 032 true198 magnetic, 212 true
Displaced threshold: no590 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 4.0 NM DUE TO TERRAIN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOCALIZER
Obstructions: 46 ft. trees, 1310 ft. from runway, 39 ft. left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear80 ft. tree, 1198 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
RWY 20 APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3998 x 98 ft. / 1219 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 45.0
Double wheel: 65.0
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 36-56.299633N36-56.187250N
Longitude: 121-47.644388W121-46.835622W
Elevation: 163.2 ft.136.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 085 magnetic, 099 true265 magnetic, 279 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 38 ft. tree, 1050 ft. from runway, 22:1 slope to clear55 ft. tree, 935 ft. from runway, 40 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF WATSONVILLE
275 MAIN ST
WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
Phone 831-768-3008
Manager: RAYVON WILLIAMS
100 AVIATION WAY
WATSONVILLE, CA 95076
Phone 831-768-3575
RAYVON.WILLIAMS@CITYOFWATSONVILLE.ORG

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 256
Single engine airplanes: 227
Multi engine airplanes: 13
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 7
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 164/day *
66% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 22 May 2018

Additional Remarks

SEAGULLS ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748.
ALL DEPS PROHIBITED ON RWY 27 DUE TO RWY VIS BLOCKED BY HNGRS.
ARPT HAS NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS; SEE ARPT WEBSITE.
+50 FT TREES 435 FT LEFT OF RWY 27 THLD.
RY 20 PREFERRED CALM WIND RUNWAY.
GLIDER TOWING RQRS PRIOR NOTIFICATION, CTC ARPT OFC 831-768-3575.
HELICOPTER ACTVTY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
COASTAL FOG DURING SUMMER MONTHS.
PRCHT OPS ON ARPT DLY 0900-2000; LNDG AREA 1000 FT WEST OF RWY 20.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 02   download (244KB)
LOC RWY 02   download (202KB)
VOR-A   download (172KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (49KB)
 
Departure Procedures
GARLK ONE (RNAV) **NEW**   download (170KB)
 
WATSONVILLE FOUR (OBSTACLE) **NEW**   download (418KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   download (246KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

E16 - San Martin Airport (13 nm NE)
KOAR - Marina Municipal Airport (15 nm S)
KCVH - Hollister Municipal Airport (18 nm E)
KSNS - Salinas Municipal Airport (19 nm SE)
KMRY - Monterey Regional Airport (21 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 06-Apr-2010

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3213:32
Sunrise06:5813:58
Sunset19:0102:01
Evening civil twilight19:2602:26

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2018 06:13:51
Local (UTC-7)  24-Sep-2018 23:13:51
 
METAR
KWVI 250553Z AUTO 34003KT 6SM BR OVC005 12/11 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP132 T01220111 10156 20106 51014
KE16 
13nm NE 
250515Z AUTO 16003KT 10SM FEW018 FEW042 13/10 A2993 RMK AO2
KOAR 
16nm S 
134.025 831-384-2967
No observation available
KCVH 
18nm E 
250555Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 11/10 A2992 RMK A01
KSNS 
19nm SE 
250553Z AUTO 32009KT 5SM BR BKN009 14/12 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01390122 10167 20133 51012
TAF
KSNS 
19nm SE 
250520Z 2506/2606 33006KT 5SM BR FEW009 TEMPO 2506/2508 BKN009 FM250800 VRB04KT 3SM BR OVC005 FM251000 VRB03KT 1/2SM FG VV002 FM251630 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM252000 30012KT P6SM SKC FM260300 33006KT P6SM SKC
KMRY 
21nm S 
250520Z 2506/2606 10005KT P6SM SKC FM250700 VRB04KT 3SM BR BKN006 FM251000 VRB04KT 1/2SM FG VV002 FM251800 VRB03KT P6SM FEW010 FM252000 28007KT P6SM SKC FM260300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Watsonville Municipal Airport UNICOM 122.80
831-768-3575
831-768-3574
[web site]
[email]
Watsonville Airport, home of the Watsonville Fly-In and Air Show, is located in Watsonville California on the Central Coast near Santa Cruz, Salinas, Monterey, and Carmel.

The Airport is home to about 320 corporate and private aircraft. Flight instruction, airplane rentals, scenic flights, Avgas, aircraft sales, maintenance facilities and restaurant are available on the field.

Please come visit us and enjoy all we have to offer.
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Ascent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.75 $5.00 
SS $5.35 $4.80 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Ella's at the Airport 831-728-3282
[email]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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