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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 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 07-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2014:20
Sunrise06:4814:48
Sunset16:4100:41
Evening civil twilight17:0901:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2019 14:55:54
Local (UTC-8)  07-Dec-2019 06:55:54
 
METAR
KWJF 071432Z 00000KT 2 1/2SM BR SCT007 OVC015 09/09 A3016 RMK AO2 T00940089
KPMD 
9nm SE 
071353Z 00000KT 5SM BR SCT004 OVC020 08/07 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP207 T00830072
KEDW 
19nm NE 
071439Z AUTO 22003KT 4SM BR OVC019 08/07 A3014 RMK AO2 DZB23E38 SLP208
KMHV 
20nm N 
071420Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR FEW018 OVC025 09/09 A3015 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 071309Z 0713/0812 VRB03KT 4SM BR FEW005 BKN015 FM071400 VRB03KT P6SM BKN015 BKN025 FM072200 23012KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 OVC060 FM080300 25008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN020 OVC035 FM080900 26015KT P6SM -SHRA OVC025
KPMD 
9nm SE 
071347Z 0714/0812 VRB03KT 5SM BR BKN004 BKN020 FM071500 VRB03KT 6SM BR BKN020 FM072200 23014KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 OVC060 FM080300 24008KT P6SM -SHRA BKN020 OVC035 FM080900 23014KT P6SM -SHRA OVC025
KEDW 
19nm NE 
070130Z 0701/0804 VRB06KT 9999 FEW020 SCT050 BKN200 QNH3007INS BECMG 0703/0704 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH SCT040 BKN100 BKN250 QNH3010INS BECMG 0719/0720 24012G18KT 9999 NSW SCT060 SCT250 QNH3013INS BECMG 0721/0722 22015G20KT 9999 VCSH SCT050 BKN250 510009 QNH3007INS BECMG 0800/0801 23012KT 9000 -SHRA SCT040 SCT050 BKN250 QNH3005INS TX15/0723Z TN06/0714Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0701 NEXT 0914
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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 --- 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

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