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KWJF General Wm J Fox Airfield
Lancaster, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 OCTOBER 2022

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 good 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 626-300-4600
LA COUNTY CTC: PAUL MASELBAS, 626-300-4600 X4615.
Manager: SAMUEL MAGHAKIAN
4725 WILLIAM J BARNES AVE
LANCASTER, CA 93536
Phone 661-940-1709

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 60
Single engine airplanes: 56
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Gliders airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 132/day *
52% local general aviation
45% transient general aviation
3% military
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2021

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 6 October 2022 at 0901Z to 3 November 2022 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (318KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (249KB)
VOR-B **CHANGED**   download (272KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (118KB)
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 & Space Port/Rutan Field (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 06-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2713:27
Sunrise06:5213:52
Sunset18:3001:30
Evening civil twilight18:5501:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Oct-2022 02:12:25
Local (UTC-7)  06-Oct-2022 19:12:25
 
METAR
KWJF 070156Z 27014KT 10SM CLR 28/01 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02830006
KPMD 
9nm SE 
070153Z 29006KT 10SM CLR 29/M02 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP147 T02941017
KEDW 
19nm NE 
070155Z 00000KT 50SM FEW080 29/M02 A2999 RMK AO2A SLP138 T02881024
KMHV 
20nm N 
070200Z AUTO 30012G18KT 9SM CLR 28/04 A3005 RMK A01
TAF
KWJF 061737Z 0618/0718 05005KT P6SM SKC FM062300 29008KT P6SM SKC FM070800 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KPMD 
9nm SE 
061737Z 0618/0718 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM062300 27008KT P6SM SKC FM070400 22006KT P6SM SKC FM070700 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KEDW 
19nm NE 
062045Z 0621/0803 VRB06KT 9999 FEW080 FEW250 QNH3001INS BECMG 0623/0624 28010KT 9999 FEW080 FEW250 QNH3000INS BECMG 0702/0703 27006KT 9999 FEW080 FEW250 QNH3003INS BECMG 0720/0721 29010G15KT 9999 FEW080 QNH3006INS TX33/0623Z TN14/0714Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
LA County Aviation 661-331-7616
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100LL Jet A
FS $7.15 $6.15 
SS $6.85 --- 
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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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