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Public Use

Mefford Field Airport

Tulare, CA

Phone: 559-684-4287
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-Dusk
Elevation:265 ft (80.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Tulare
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 3901 ft
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.95  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.60  (self serve service)

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Runway 13/31

Dimensions:3901 x 75ft. / 1189.0 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13265.3ft. MSL
132° mag
147° true
0.1% down
non-precisionNo DataRoad, 295 ft Right of center, 15 ft high, 500 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
31262.5ft. MSL
312° mag
327° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Fence, Both-Sides, 8 ft high, 365 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Johnston Aircraft Service
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: S
UNICOM: 122.7
Valley Air Crafts
  • Maintenance
  • $4.95
  • $3.60
  • Sales
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.7
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Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Public

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N36 9.3950' / W119 19.5933'
    Charts:NACO: San Francisco Sectional
    Mag Var:15E (1985)
    ARTCC:Oakland (ZOA)
    FSS:Rancho Murieta (RIU)
    NOTAM Facility:RIU
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityFAT
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1271 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Actvt MIRL Ry 13/31 - CTAF

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:40
    Multi Engine:1

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:13,090
    GA Itinerant:13,090
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 7/8/2015)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    City of TulareSteve Bonville
    411 East Kern Avenue3981 South K Street
    Tulare, CA 93274Tulare, CA 93274
    559-685-2300 (Office) 559-684-4287 (Office)