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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: 10849 ft
Fees:Landing, Ramp, Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.36  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.49  (full serve service)

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Runway 12L/30R

Dimensions:10849 x 150ft. / 3306.8 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
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
30R474.2ft. MSL
301° mag
315° true
0.3% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway visual value: RVV is present
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
3419' 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
30L464.5ft. MSL
301° mag
315° true
0.3% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
1493' 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
  • $5.99
  • $5.18
On field: SE
ARINC: 131.6661-391-4900
Bakersfield Flying Club
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
Bakersfield Jet Center
  • Maintenance
  • $5.90
  • $4.89
  • Sales
On field: E
ARINC: 130.9661-393-1334
California Aeronautical University
  • Flight Training
Bakersfield, CA
Epic Jet Center
  • $5.36
  • $4.49
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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Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter

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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:7,131
GA Itinerant:31,957
Air Taxi:8,662

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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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) 391-1800 Fax: (661) 391-1801
Ron Brewster - Brewsterr@Co.Kern.Ca.Us