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Porterville Municipal Airport

Porterville, CA

Phone: 559-782-7540
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Attendance: Attended
Arpt Attendant 559-782-7540.Nov-Apr, 7 Days a Week,0800-1700May-Oct, 7 Days a Week,0700-1900
Elevation:443 ft (135.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of Porterville
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, GPS
Runway length: 5960 ft
Fees:No data
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.55  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.85  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.85  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.15  (full serve service)

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Runway 12/30

Dimensions:5960 x 150ft. / 1816.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12431.2ft. MSL
120° mag
135° true
0.2% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
Road, 292 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 480 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
30443.1ft. MSL
300° mag
315° true
0.2% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Road, 298 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 520 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
City of Porterville
  • $4.85
  • $4.55
  • $4.15
  • $3.85
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.8
Club in Formation - (KPTV)
    Porterville Aviation
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    On field: NE
    UNICOM: 122.8
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    Services at this airport:

    Services: Camping on Field
    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, 80 Octane, Jet A

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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N36 1.7750' / W119 3.7633'
      Charts:NACO: San Francisco Sectional
      Mag Var:15E (1980)
      ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
      FSS:Rancho Murieta (RIU)
      NOTAM Facility:PTV
      Approach/Departure Control FacilityBFL
      Pattern Altitude:Light Aircraft: 1442 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1942 MSL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
      • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
      • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
      • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
      HIRL Ry 12/30 Preset Low Intst Dusk-2300; After 2300 Actvt - CTAF. Actvt VASI Ry 12 - CTAF, VASI Ry 30 Oper Continuously

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:71
      Multi Engine:7

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:15,000
      GA Itinerant:27,500
      Air Taxi:1,000

      (12-month period ending on 5/29/2015)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      City of PortervilleJim McDonald
      291 N. Main Street1893 South Newcomb Road
      Porterville, CA 93257-7466Porterville, CA 93257-7466
      559-782-7540 (Office) 559-782-7540 (Office)
      Emergency Contact Porterville Pd 559-782-7400
      Arpt Operations Manger: Jim Mcdonald; Phone (559) 782-7540