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Porterville Municipal Airport

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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:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.50  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.00  (self serve service)
100LL$ 4.80  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.30  (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, grooved, 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-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Right-Side VASI
Road, 298 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 520 ft from end, 21:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Central Valley Flying Club
    Porterville, CA
    City of Porterville
    • $4.80
    • $4.50
    • $4.30
    • $4.00
    On field: CTR
    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
    Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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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: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    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:66
    Multi Engine:7

    Airport Activity

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

    (12-month period ending on 5/30/2017)

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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