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Meadows Field Airport

Bakersfield, CA

Phone: 661-391-1870
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 17 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-2300Secondary Depart. Control Hrs: 2300-0600Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 0600-2300Secondary Approach Control Hrs: 2300-0600Primary Approach Control Hrs: 0600-2300
Elevation:509 ft (155.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NW of Bakersfield
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:12L/30R, 12R/30L
Longest paved runway: 10855 ft
Fees:Landing, Ramp, Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.60  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.78  (full serve service)

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Runway 12L/30R

Dimensions:10855 x 150ft. / 3308.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 96000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12L509.5ft. MSL
121° mag
135° true
0.3% down
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
30R474.2ft. MSL
301° mag
315° true
0.3% up
precisioncenterline: Centerline Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual value: RVV is present
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
3426' Disp Threshold
ILS/DMECenterline Lights Ry 30r Only

Runway 12R/30L

Dimensions:7703 x 100ft. / 2347.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 18000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12R487.5ft. MSL
121° mag
135° true
0.3% down
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
30L464.4ft. MSL
301° mag
315° true
0.3% up
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
3382' Disp Threshold
Tree, 225 ft Left of center, 45 ft high, 2,150 ft from end, 43:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Atlantic Aviation
  • $5.64
  • $4.86
On field: SE
ARINC: 131.6661-391-4900
Bakersfield Flying Club
    On field: CTR
    Bakersfield Jet Center
    • Maintenance
    • $5.40
    • $4.14
    • Sales
    On field: E
    ARINC: 130.9661-393-1334
    California Aeronautical University
    • Flight Training
    Bakersfield, CA
    Epic Jet Center
    • $4.60
    • $3.78
    On field: SE
    ARINC: 131.175661-399-7011
    Excell Aviation
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: SE
    Golden State Air Charter
    • Sales
    On field: NW
    Megahertz Avionics
    • Maintenance
    • Sales
    On field: SE
    SRT Helicopters
    • Flight Training
    On field: NE
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    Services at this airport:

    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100 Octane, 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Rental Cars: 
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N35 26.0317' / W119 3.4600'
    Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
    Mag Var:14E (1985)
    ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
    FSS:Rancho Murieta (RIU)
    NOTAM Facility:BFL
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • high intensity: 7 clicks in 7 secs
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
    When ATCT Clsd Actvt HIRL Ry 12l/30r, PAPI & MALSR Ry 30r - CTAF. PAPI Rys 12r and 30l Not Operational When ATCT Clsd

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:206
    Multi Engine:9

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:35,419
    GA Itinerant:50,498
    Air Taxi:7,755

    (12-month period ending on 12/31/2013)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    County of KernRon Brewster
    Dept Of Arpts, 3701 Wings Way, #300, 3701 Wings Way, Suite 3003701 Wings Way, #300
    Bakersfield, CA 93308Bakersfield, CA 93308
    661-391-1800 (Office) 661-391-1870 (Office)
    24 Hrs: (661) 393-3868 Fax: (661) 391-1801
    Ron Brewster - Brewsterr@Co.Kern.Ca.Us