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KPTV Porterville Municipal Airport
Porterville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 JANUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: PTV
Lat/Long: 36-01-46.5000N / 119-03-45.8000W
36-01.775000N / 119-03.763333W
36.0295833 / -119.0627222
(estimated)
Elevation: 443.2 ft. / 135.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1980)
From city: 3 miles SW of PORTERVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93257

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1942
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PTV (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAY-OCT 0700-1900, NOV-APR 0800-1700
ARPT ATTENDANT 559-782-7540.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: HIRL RY 12/30 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-2300; AFTER 2300 ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT VASI RY 12 - CTAF, VASI RY 30 OPER CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3PT: 134.625 (559-784-3874)
BAKERSFIELD APPROACH: 120.5 [1500-0700Z++, OT CTC LOS ANGELES CENTER]
BAKERSFIELD DEPARTURE: 120.5 [1500-0700Z++, OT CTC LOS ANGELES CENTER]
WX AWOS-3PT at TLR (15 nm NW): 120.0 (559-686-2613)
WX AWOS-3P at DLO (19 nm SW): 119.55 (661-721-2668)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN BAKERSFIELD APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • TULE RCO 109.2T 122.1R (RANCHO MURIETA RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTEr328/7.3TULE VOR/DME109.2016E
VISr119/28.7VISALIA VOR/DME109.4016E
EHFr349/32.7SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SALYER FARMS080/22.820516ECOR -.-. --- .-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL 80 JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL AVBL 24 HRS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5960 x 150 ft. / 1817 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 110.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 36-02.124392N36-01.426462N
Longitude: 119-04.188060W119-03.337013W
Elevation: 431.2 ft.443.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 135 true300 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 480 ft. from runway, 292 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 520 ft. from runway, 298 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PORTERVILLE
291 N. MAIN STREET
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
Phone 559-782-7540
Manager: AUNDRE LABONTE
1893 SOUTH NEWCOMB ROAD
PORTERVILLE, CA 93257-7466
Phone 559-782-7540
EMERGENCY CONTACT PORTERVILLE PD 559-782-7400

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 86
Single engine airplanes: 66
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 7
Ultralights: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 119/day *
63% transient general aviation
34% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 25 April 2018

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 31 January 2019 at 0901Z to 28 February 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
GPS RWY 12   download (177KB)
GPS RWY 30   download (210KB)
VOR OR GPS-A   download (210KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (246KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTLR - Mefford Field Airport (15 nm NW)
KDLO - Delano Municipal Airport (19 nm SW)
KVIS - Visalia Municipal Airport (24 nm NW)
KMIT - Shafter Airport-Minter Field (32 nm S)
KHJO - Hanford Municipal Airport (32 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Feb-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1714:17
Sunrise06:4314:43
Sunset17:3701:37
Evening civil twilight18:0402:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Feb-2019 06:46:58
Local (UTC-8)  16-Feb-2019 22:46:58
 
METAR
KPTV 170556Z AUTO 08005KT 10SM FEW042 SCT060 BKN110 06/06 A3015 RMK AO2 RAE40 SLP224 P0003 60011 T00610056 10122 20061 53005
KDLO 
19nm SW 
170635Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN050 BKN065 06/04 A3014 RMK AO2 T00560036
TAF
KVIS 
24nm NW 
170520Z 1706/1806 13006KT P6SM SCT029 BKN050 OVC100 TEMPO 1706/1708 5SM -RA OVC025 FM171700 15009KT P6SM VCSH SCT029 BKN050 OVC100 FM180400 30007KT P6SM BKN100
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.05 $4.75 
SS $4.75 $4.45 
 Updated 13-Feb-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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