L18
Airport
Fallbrook Community Airpark
Fallbrook, 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:L18 (Lima-One-Eight)
Lat/Lng: 33.3541980556, -117.250868611
33-21-15.1130N, 117-15-03.1270W
Estimated
Elevation: 708 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 13E, (1985), [12E (2014)]
Sectional: LOS ANGELES
From City: 2nm S of Fallbrook

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 11/1964
Attended: All year Mon-Fri 0900-1500 (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: San Diego FSS (SAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: L18 NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1708 MSL (1000 AGL)
Helicopter/Rotocraft Traffic Pattern 500 Ft AGL.
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: 24 Hrs MIRL Runway 18/36 Medium Intensity only Available. Activate MIRL Runway 18/36 & Taxiway Lights - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no

Communications

CTAF: 123.050
Weather: AWOS-3P 760-723-6073 118.425
Approach:
Contact 'SOCAL' Approach
127.3, 323.0
Departure:
Contact 'SOCAL' Departure
127.3, 323.0
Master Airport: SCT (SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON)

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High/Low pressure
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 96
Multi Engine GA: 5
Helicopter GA: 1
Gliders: 1
Total: 103

Annual Operations

For year ending: 05/31/2013
Local GA (< 20 miles): 5080
Non-local GA: 20320
Total: 25400

Ownership

Owner: County of San Diego
1960 Joe Crosson Drive
El Cajon, Ca 92020-1235
619-956-4800
Manager: George Watson
Secondary Contact Peter Drinkwater 619-956-4800
2155 South Mission Road
Fallbrook, Ca 92028
760-723-8395

Runways

Runways: 18/36

Runway 18/36

Length: 2160 feet
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Rubberized Friction Seal Coat
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 12,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 18 End 36
True Alignment: 194, (182 Magnetic) 014, (002 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Basic, 18/36 Has 1 Ft Wide Edge Stripes., Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.5 0.4 Up
Elevation at End: 708.0' MSL 699.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 708.0' MSL 708.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 20' AGL  
Visual Glide Path Angle: 4.00°  
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: Pulsating/Steady burning VASI on left side of runway  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

No Safety Area Available Due to Abrupt Drop-Off Each End of Runway 18/36.
Noise Abatement: Tkofs Climb Straight Ahead to 1200 Ft MSL. Runway 18 Turn Crosswind When Abeam Water Tank 1.1 Mi ESE of Runway. Runway 18 Extend Downwind Leg to Allow 1/3 Mile Final Approach. Fly Downwind to East of High School.
Aircraft Over 12000 Lbs Prior Permission Call Airport Manager (760) 723-8395.
Runway 36 Blast Pad Marked with Chevrons and Unusbl.
Taxiway Hold Bars Non-Standard Distc from Runway Edge.
Military Helicopters in View of Airport.
Helicopter Pad Closed to Transient Aircraft. Pad's Restricted Use Preserved for Public Safety Helicopters only.
Administration Bldg East Side of Runway; Self-Fueling Area West of Runway Below Taxiway.
+15 Ft Hill 100 Ft East of Northern Half of Runway 18.
Helicopters Enter Traffic Pattern from East on 45 Deg to Downwind Leg. Helicopter Base Leg is Mid-Field. Continue on Final Leg to Southern End of Runway 18 for Touch and Go Operation on Runway.
Helicopter/Rotocraft Fuel or Parking Unavailable. Helicopter/Rotocraft Restricted to Touch & Go Operations on Runway.
Helicopter Hovers, Skid Landings and Auto-Rotations are not Permitted.

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