Gray Butte Field
Palmdale, California

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 02/22/2024 - 4/18/2024

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:04CA (Zero-Four-Charlie-Alpha)
Lat/Lng:34.5666222222, -117.670383333
34-33-59.8400N, 117-40-13.3800W
Elevation:3028 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation:14E,(2000), [11E (2024)]
From City:25nm E of Palmdale


Airspace Analysis:CONDITIONAL
Provided Private Use; VFR Operations; Obstruction Free Approach and Departure Surfaces; and Install Lighting If Operations are Conducted Between Sunset and Sunrise.
Ownership:Privately owned
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Los Angeles(ZLA)Los Angeles Center
FSS:Riverside FSS(RAL)
Wind Indicator:Unlighted
Landing Fee:no



Based Aircraft


Annual Operations



Owner:General Atomics Aeronautical Inc
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
25500 East Avenue R-8, Attn: Business Manager
Palmdale, Ca 93591
Manager:V.P. Flight Operations Facilities
25500 East Avenue R-8, Attn: Business Manager
Palmdale, Ca 93591



Runway 08/26

Length:8000 feet
by Owner on 02/04/2010
Width:150 feet
Surface:Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete
Surface Treatment:NONE
End 08 End 26
Displaced Threshold Distance: 300'
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a visual approach



Additional Remarks

Cons Lrg 12500 Lb Plus Mtow Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (Rpas)/Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Uas) Operations in Class G and E Asp Surface to 13000 ft MSL in the Vicinity of 04Ca Gray Butte Field and/or Transit to/from R-2515. Check Notams, Uas Operg Areas (Uoa) and Contact Joshua Approach for Status of Rpas/Uas Traffic.
Gxa Asos is Associated with Gray Butte Field.
for Cd Contact Joshua Approach at 661-277-3843.
Aircraft Transiting 04Ca Rmn Well Clear Avoiding the Flow of Fixed-Wing Traffic Pattern. Rpas/Uas Pattern Altitude is 1500 ft AGL.
Bird and Animal Strike Haz in Area, Vicinity All Runways, Taxiways, and Ramps.

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