L08
Airport
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/18/2014 - 11/13/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA Identifier:L08 (Lima-Zero-Eight)
Lat/Lng: 33.2590277778, -116.320972222
33-15-32.5000N, 116-19-15.5000W
Estimated by NACO on 12/17/1997
Elevation: 520 feet Surveyed by NACO on 12/17/1997
Magnetic Variation: 13E, (2000), [12E (2014)]
Sectional: LOS ANGELES
From City: 3nm E of Borrego Springs

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1947
Attended: All year Every day 0800-1600 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: San Diego FSS (SAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: SAN NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1520 MSL (1000 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Activate MIRL Runway 08/26; PAPI Runways 08 & 26 and Taxiway Lights - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800, Staffed 0800-1600
Weather: AWOS-1 760-767-3308 126.575

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 14
Helicopter GA: 1
Ultralights: 2
Total: 17

Annual Operations

For year ending: 03/31/2014
AirTaxi: 1855
Local GA (< 20 miles): 743
Non-local GA: 14173
Military Operations: 2783
Total: 19554

Ownership

Owner: County of San Diego
1960 Joe Crosson Drive
El Cajon, Ca 92020-1235
619-956-4800
Manager: Peter Drinkwater
Director of County Airport's Office is at Gillespie Field Airport. Borrego Valley Airport on Site Manager is Viki Cole Phone 760-767-7415 Fax 760-767-5727.
1960 Joe Crosson Drive
El Cajon, Ca 92020-1235
760-767-7415

Runways

Runways: 08/26

Runway 08/26

Length: 5011 feet
Runway 08 Has 400 Ft Blast Pad Beyond Eor.
by Avn on 04/19/2003
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 54,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 90,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 08 End 26
True Alignment: 089, (077 Magnetic) 269, (257 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 519.1' MSL 519.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 519.0' MSL 520.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 63' AGL 63' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left side of runway 2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Road  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 27:1 50:1
Object Height: 10' AGL  
Object Distance: 470' Along centerline
0B'
 

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

140 Ft Tower 1600 Ft N of Runway 08.
During Hot Wx Heavy Aircraft Park on Concrete Pads Outer Transient Ramp.
Aerobatic Activity N Side of Airport During Daylight Hrs from Surface to 5000 Ft MSL.
Do not Overfly Elementary School 1Nm W of Airport.
be Aware of Frequent Changes in Wind Direction.
All Aircraft Traffic Pats to S.
Down Drafts/Turbulance During High Wind Conditions

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