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Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport

Hawthorne, CA

Phone: 310-349-1637
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2000
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0500-2100
Elevation:65 ft (19.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. E of Hawthorne
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 4956 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Parking, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.81  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.81  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.20  (full serve service)

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Runway 07/25

Dimensions:4956 x 100ft. / 1510.6 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
0765.5ft. MSL
73° mag
87° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Right-Side VASI
971' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 13 ft high, 200 ft from end
Loc at Ry End. Street at 110 Ft From Ry End 07 +37 Ft Pole 100 Ft From E or 250 Ft Right; +10 Ft Bldg 100 Ft From E or 200 Ft Right Apch Ratio 50:1 to Dsplcd Thr; Apch Ratio to Dsplcd Thr Over +12 Ft Hgr -L 0 Ft From Dsplcd Thr 225 Ft Left 0:1
2560.6ft. MSL
253° mag
267° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
approach: Omni-directional ALS
runway end identifier: REIL is present
463' Disp Threshold
LOCALIZERPole, 100 ft Right of center, 23 ft high, 200 ft from end
+8 Ft Blast Fence Left at 70 Ft on Cntrln; +23 Ft Lgt Std at 110 Ft; Street at 110 Ft Fm Ry End 25; 500 Ft Left & Right of Cntrln; +6 Ft Fence Left at 105 Ft Fm Eor 500 Ft Left & Right of Cntrln Apch Ratio 28:1 to Dsplcd Thld; Apch Ratio to Dsplcd Thld Over +15 Ft Road 0 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 150 Ft Right 0:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
A&E Flying Club
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Hawthorne, CA
Beach Cities Aviation Academy
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On field: CTR
Jet Center Los Angeles
  • $5.81
  • $4.81
  • $5.20
On field: CTR
Security Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: NW
Star Helicopters
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
USC Aeronautical Association
    Los Angeles, CA
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    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Public
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N33 55.3704' / W118 20.1112'
    Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
    Mag Var:14E (1985)
    ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
    FSS:Hawthorne (HHR)
    NOTAM Facility:HHR
    Approach/Departure Control FacilitySCT
    Pattern Altitude:Tpa for Light Acft/Helicopter 1,100 Ft MSL (1034 Ft Agl), Turbine/High Performance Acft 1,600 Ft MSL (1534 Ft Agl) Light Aircraft: 1100 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1600 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
    When ATCT Clsd Actvt MIRL Ry 07/25 & ODALS Ry 25 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:80
    Multi Engine:18

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:37,316
    GA Itinerant:41,375
    Air Taxi:672

    (12-month period ending on 10/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of HawthorneMalek Taweil
    City Hall, 4455 W 126 St.12101 S.Crenshaw Blvd, Suite # 3
    Hawthorne, CA 90250Hawthorne, CA 90250
    310-349-2900 (Office) 310-349-1637 (Office)
    Email: [email protected]