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  • 6268 msl
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Lake Tahoe Airport

South Lake Tahoe, CA

Phone: 530-542-6182
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Attendance: Attended
Jun-Aug/ /0700-2000Sep-May/ /0700-1600
Elevation:6,268 ft (1,910.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. SW of South Lake Tahoe
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, GPS, LDA
Runway length: 8541 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Landing, Parking
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.75  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.25  (full serve service)

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Runway 18/36

Dimensions:8541 x 100ft. / 2603.3 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 70000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
186254.8ft. MSL
177° mag
193° true
0.2% up
non-precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
800' Disp Threshold
LDA/DMEBrush, 125 ft Left of center, 13 ft high, 450 ft from end, 19:1 clearance slope
366268.6ft. MSL
357° mag
13° true
0.2% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
2033' Disp Threshold
Trees, 500 ft Right of center, 345 ft high, 5,700 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 22:1 to Dsplcd Thld

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextIn effect, check FAA AFD; avoid desolation wilderness areas; restriction on noise, pat, lbs & acft type/ class; ctc APM
See TextSee TextSee TextPublished Noise rule

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
  • Flight Training
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Mountain West Aviation
  • $5.75
  • $4.25
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.95
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MinorAirframe Repair: MinorBulk Oxygen: High
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Van, Limousine, Public, Courtesy Car, Crew Car
Rental Cars: 
EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N38 53.6333' / W119 59.7200'
Charts:NACO: San Francisco Sectional
Mag Var:16E (1985)
ARTCC:Oakland (ZOA)
FSS:Reno (RNO)
NOTAM Facility:TVL
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Heavy Aircraft8000
Light Aircraft7500
Turbine Aircraft8000
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 3 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 3 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 3 secs
Dusk-2000 Actvt MIRL Ry 18/36 MALSF & PAPI Ry 18 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:23
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,525
GA Itinerant:17,440
Air Taxi:1,100

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

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
South Lake TahoeTbd
1901 Airport Road1901 Airport Rd Suite 100
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-541-0480 (Office) 530-542-6182 (Office)