E55
Airport
Ocean Ridge
Gualala, California

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 07/24/2014 - 9/18/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:E55
Lat/Lng: 38.8016111111, -123.530638889
38-48-05.8000N, 123-31-50.3000W
Estimated by FAA-EST on 07/09/2007
Elevation: 940 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 16E, (1985), [14E (2014)]
Sectional: SAN FRANCISCO
From City: 3nm N of Gualala

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 10/1964
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Oakland Center (ZOA)
FSS: Oakland FSS (OAK)
NOTAMs and Weather: OAK NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Non-Standard Runway Lights for Emergency Use only Call (707) 884-3573/3579.
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800

Services

Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 11
Total: 11

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/31/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 500
Non-local GA: 1500
Total: 2000

Ownership

Owner: John H. Bower
Box 1000
Gualala, Ca 95445
707-884-3573
Manager: John H. Bower
Box 1000
Gualala, Ca 95445
707-884-3573
or 707-884-3579.

Runways

Runways: 13/31

Runway 13/31

Length: 2500 feet
Width: 50 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Poor Condition
Runway 13/31 Potholes and Loose Gravel.
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 4,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Low Intensity
End 13 End 31
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), 13/31 Non-Standard Displaced Threshold Markings - Yellow., Fair Condition Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 400' 300'
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 14:1
Runway 13 Approach Ratio 19:1 to Displaced Threshold.
20:1
Runway 31 Approach Ratio 32:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 100' AGL 40' AGL
Object Distance: 1500' Along centerline
75' Right of centerline
1000' Along centerline
140' Left of centerline
Other Objects: +60-90 Ft Trees 0-200 Ft from Threshold; 125 Ft Left & Right.  

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

Calmwind Runway 31.
Deer Frequently on Runway.
Runway 13/31 Undulated.
Extreme Turbulance in Windy Conditions.
Runway 13/31/ Closed at Night.
Runway 13/31 Closed to Jets and Ultralights.
Runway 13/31 Closed to Aircraft Over 8,000 Lbs Allowable Take-Off Gross Weight.
Runway 13/31 Closed to Touch and Go Landings.
Runway Safety Areas Have Protruding or Depressed Drainage Areas. Safety Area South End Has 100+ Foot Dropoff.
Full Stop Landings only Runway 13/31. Intxn Tkofs Prohibited. Back Taxi Reqd Runway 13. Full Length Takeoff only Runway 13/31.
Runway 13 +60-90 Ft Trees 0-200 Ft from Threshold, 125 Ft Left & Right, and Runway 31 +60-90 Ft Trees 0-200 Ft from Threshold, 125 Ft Left & Right.
Aircraft not Visable from Opposite Ends of Runway Due to Downward Sloping Terrain from Runway Mid-Point South to Runway Approach End of Runway 31( Approx 15 Ft Drop).

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