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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:Ramp, Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.35  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.31  (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
precisionend touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
runway visual value: RVV is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
3419' Disp Threshold

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
3382' 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
  • $6.16
  • $5.43
On field: SE
ARINC: 131.6661-391-4900
Bakersfield Flying Club
    On field: CTR
    Bakersfield Jet Center
    • Maintenance
    • $6.10
    • $5.15
    • Sales
    On field: E
    ARINC: 130.9661-393-1334
    CA Aero University
      Bakersfield, CA
      Epic Jet Center
      • $5.35
      • $4.31
      On field: SE
      ARINC: 131.175661-399-7011
      Excell Aviation
      • Rentals
      • Flight Training
      On field: SE
      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
      Transportation: Public, Shuttle Bus, Courtesy Car, Crew Car, Limousine
      Rental Cars: 
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      Activities: Intensive Flight Training, Airline Services
      Operations: Commercial, 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 MALSR Rwy 30r; HIRL Rwy 12l/30r, PAPI Rwy 30r - CTAF. PAPI Rwys 12r & 30l Not Operational When ATCT Clsd

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:206
      Multi Engine:9

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:12,416
      GA Itinerant:30,482
      Air Taxi:7,888

      (12-month period ending on 5/31/2017)

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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