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Palmdale USAF Plant 42 Airport

Palmdale, CA


Phone: 661-272-6715
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
Other Times Closed To All Tfc Without Written Apvl.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,1330-0600z++
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 18 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: OPR 1330-0600Z++.
Elevation:2,542 ft (774.8 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NE of Palmdale
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, TACAN
Runways:04/22, 07/25, 072/252
Longest paved runway: 12002 ft
Fees:Landing, Parking
 
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Runway 04/22

Dimensions:12001 x 150ft. / 3657.9 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
042542.5ft. MSL
37° mag
52° true
0.4% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
Hill, ft of center, 35:1 clearance slope
23000' Fm Thr
222491.1ft. MSL
217° mag
232° true
0.4% up
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 07/25

Dimensions:12002 x 200ft. / 3658.2 x 61.0mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
072540.2ft. MSL
71° mag
86° true
0.4% down
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
252498.7ft. MSL
251° mag
266° true
0.4% up
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
ILS

Runway 072/252

Dimensions:6000 x 75ft. / 1828.8 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
072No Data
No DataNo Data
252No Data
No DataNo Data

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N34 37.7633' / W118 5.0732'
Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
Mag Var:15E (1980)
ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
FSS:Riverside (RAL)
1-800-WXBRIEF
NOTAM Facility:PMD
Approach/Departure Control FacilityJCF
Pattern Altitude:Tpa Overhead 1,500 Ft. Fighter and Trainer Type Acft 1,500 Ft. All Others, Rectangular 2,000 Ft. Acft Less Than 50,000 Lbs, 1,500 Ft
Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 10 secs
  • medium intensity: 6 clicks in 10 secs
  • low intensity: 5 clicks in 10 secs
Actvt REIL Rwys 4, 22, 7, & 25; PAPI Rwys 22 and 25; HIRL Rwy 04/22 and Rwy 07/25 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:0
Multi Engine:0
Jets:0
Helicopters:0
Gliders:
Ultralights:

Airport Activity

GA Local:5,158
GA Itinerant:5,132
Commercial:1,203
Air Taxi:1,320
Military:51,620

(12-month period ending on 4/30/2008)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
USAFKen Neitzel
2503 E Ave P2503 E Ave P
Palmdale, CA 93550-2196Palmdale, CA 93550-2196
661-272-6700 (Office) 661-272-6715 (Office)
Civilian Airport Contact at 39516 North 25th Street E, Palmdale, Ca 93550, Currently Closed
Chief of Usaf Airfield Operations
Lieutenant Colonel Ronald E. Cleaves, Commanding Officer, Phone 661-272-6770