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L05 Kern Valley Airport
Kernville, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 APRIL 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: L05
Lat/Long: 35-43-41.6000N 118-25-11.0000W
35-43.693333N 118-25.183333W
35.7282222,-118.4197222
(estimated)
Elevation: 2614 ft. / 796.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of KERNVILLE, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93238

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RIU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: DAYLIGHT HOURS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TTEr095/31.3TULE VOR/DME116.2516E
EHFr052/36.1SHAFTER VORTAC115.4014E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3500 x 50 ft. / 1067 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: GROSS RWY PAVEMENT STRENGTH ESTIMATE PRVDD BY ARPT MANAGER; 12500 LBS.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 35-43.980500N35-43.405333N
Longitude: 118-25.154333W118-25.211000W
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: 10 ft. trees, 375 ft. from runway, 100 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clearnone
RWY 35 +1 FT ROCKS O-90 FT FM EOR 50 FT L TO 80 FT R PRVDG WASHOUT PROTECTION FM LAKE; +5 FT BRUSH 180-200 FT FM EOR 0 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF KERN DEPT OF AIRPORTS
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1800
OWNED BY US FOREST SVC ON LEASE TO KERN COUNTY.
Manager: RON BREWSTER
3701 WINGS WAY, SUITE 300
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93308-7026
Phone 661-391-1824
CELL 661-747-4053.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 9
Single engine airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 32/day *
54% transient general aviation
44% local general aviation
2% military
* for 12-month period ending 13 February 2020

Additional Remarks

NO NIGHT OPERATIONS.
FLY-IN CAMPGROUND ON ARPT.
FOR CD CTC JOSHUA APCH AT 661-277-3843.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at L05.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIYK - Inyokern Airport (29 nm E)
KNID - China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (Armitage Field) (36 nm E)
KBFL - Meadows Field Airport (36 nm SW)
KPTV - Porterville Municipal Airport (36 nm NW)
L45 - Bakersfield Municipal Airport (37 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo of L05 (Kern Valley Airport)
Photo courtesy of www.MarkHoltzman.com
Photo taken 12-Nov-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1912:19
Sunrise05:4712:47
Sunset19:5302:53
Evening civil twilight20:2203:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-May-2022 00:33:29
Local (UTC-7)  18-May-2022 17:33:29
 
METAR
KBFL 
35nm SW 
182354Z 29004KT 8SM CLR 32/07 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP128 T03220067 10328 20283 56020
KTSP 
36nm S 
190015Z AUTO 30015KT 8SM CLR 25/04 A3011 RMK AO2
KPTV 
36nm NW 
182356Z AUTO 10SM CLR 33/09 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T03280089 10333 20261 56023 $
KNID 
37nm E 
182356Z 17003KT 10SM SCT270 37/M04 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP096 T03671044 10378 20322 56021 $
KDLO 
40nm W 
190015Z AUTO 32005KT 10SM CLR 31/04 A2991 RMK AO2 T03080043
KMHV 
42nm S 
190000Z AUTO 30020G27KT 10SM CLR 32/05 A2995 RMK A01
TAF
KBFL 
35nm SW 
181720Z 1818/1918 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM182000 30009KT P6SM SKC FM190300 VRB04KT P6SM SKC
KNID 
37nm E 
1823/1923 VRB06G12KT 9999 SCT270 QNH2987INS BECMG 1901/1903 23008KT 9999 SCT270 QNH2986INS BECMG 1911/1913 VRB05KT 9999 FEW270 QNH2975INS BECMG 1918/1920 20012G22KT 9999 FEW270 510009 QNH2967INS BECMG 1920/1922 23020G30KT 9999 VCBLDU SCT270 520009 520909 QNH2962INS LAST NO AMDS AFT 1905 NEXT 1915 T16/1913Z T38/1922Z
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