Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/15/2016 - 11/10/2016

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


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 (2016)]
Sectional: LOS ANGELES
From City: 3nm E of Borrego Springs


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 PAPI Runway 08 & 26; MIRL Runway 08/26; Taxiway Lights - CTAF (5 Clicks on).
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


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


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Self Service 24 Hour.
Airframe Repair: None
Powerplant Repair: None
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Parachute Jump Activity

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 11
Helicopter GA: 1
Ultralights: 2
Total: 14

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2016
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1052
Non-local GA: 16820
Military Operations: 3807
Total: 21679


Owner: County of San Diego
1960 Joe Crosson Drive
El Cajon, Ca 92020-1235
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
Emergency: 619-508-9171


Runways: 08/26

Runway 08/26

Length: 5011 feet
Runway 08/26 400 Ft Blast Pad Beyond Each End of Runway Area.
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: 519.1' MSL 519.9' 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



Additional Remarks

140 Ft Tower 1600 Ft N of Runway 08.
During Hot Wx Heavy Aircraft Prkg Rstrd to Concrete Pads on Outer Transient Ramp.
Aerobatic Box N Side of Airport During Dalgt Hrs from Surface to 5000 Ft MSL, Ck Notams for Act.
Noise Sensitive Area W-NW. Do not Overfly Elementary School 1 NM W of Airport.
be Aware of Frq Chgs in Wind Dir, Strong Up/Dn Drafts and Turb Poss During High Wind Conds.
All Aircraft Traffic Pats to S.
Coyotes and Migratory Birds Ocnlly on or in Vacinity of Airport.
Prior Permission for All Military Aircraft, Contact Airport Manager.
Aircraft Must Self-Announce on CTAF Prior to Landing or Takeoff.
Transient Tie-Down Ramp Rstrd to Aircraft with Wingspan 40 Ft or Less. Aircraft with Gtr than 40 Ft Wingspan Park on Portion of Transient Ramp E of A6.
Military Rotorcraft Operations Rstrd to Remain on or Over Pavement Area, Tgl Rstrd to Runway.
Hovers, Skid Landings, Auto-Rotations Prohibited.

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