Taft-Kern County
Taft, California

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 10/15/2015 - 12/10/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:L17 (Lima-One-Seven)
Lat/Lng: 35.1416666667, -119.437805556
35-08-30.0000N, 119-26-16.1000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 04/13/2010
Elevation: 858 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 04/13/2010
Magnetic Variation: 14E, (1985), [13E (2015)]
Sectional: LOS ANGELES
From City: 1nm E of Taft


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1940
Attended: All year Sat-Sun 1000-1600 (local) All year Mon-Fri 0800-1600 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: Rancho Murieta FSS (RIU)
NOTAMs and Weather: RIU NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1658 MSL (800 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: MIRL Runway 07/25 and PAPI Runway 25 Night Use only Activate- CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


Airframe Repair: Minor
Powerplant Repair: Minor
Bottled Oxygen: None
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 15
Multi Engine GA: 2
Total: 17

Annual Operations

For year ending: 03/07/2014
AirTaxi: 500
Local GA (< 20 miles): 7500
Non-local GA: 2000
Total: 10000


Owner: County of Kern Dept of Airports
3701 Wings Way, Suite 300
Bakersfield, Ca 93308-7026
Manager: Ron Brewster
Contact Ron Brewster, Operations Manager (661)391-1824
3701 Wings Way, Suite 300
Bakersfield, Ca 93308-7026
Cell Phone: (661) 747-4053 24 Hrs: (661) 393-3868 Fax: (661) 391-1801 Email: Brewsterr@Co.Kern.Ca.US


Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 3283 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 04/13/2010
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 4,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 07 End 25
True Alignment: 080, (067 Magnetic) 260, (247 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonstandard (Other Than Numbers Only), Marked with X'S No Ldgs Takeoff only. Basic, Fair Condition
Gradient: 2.2 3.0 Up
Elevation at End: 857.9' MSL 759.1' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 857.9' MSL 848.5' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   40' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Pole  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 7:1 50:1
Object Height: 25' AGL  
Object Distance: 385' Along centerline
100' Left of centerline
Other Objects:   Runway 25 +4 Ft Brush 150 Ft from Eor 50 Ft Right.



Additional Remarks

Runway 25 Steep Uphill Grade (2.2%).
be Alert to Lgtd Cranes Within 5 Nmr 200' AGL and Below.
Runway 07/25 Has a Dry Streambed NE End.
Runway 07 No Takeoff with Tailwinds.
No Student Solo Flights Permitted.
for Airport Information Call (661) 393-7990.

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