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TVL

Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, California

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FAA Identifier: TVL
Latitude/Longitude: 38-53-38.0000N / 119-59-43.2000W
38.8939 / -119.9953
Elevation: 6268 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 16E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 348 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SW of South Lake Tahoe, CA
County/Parish: El Dorado, CA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Sectional Chart: San Francisco
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Oakland Center (ZOA)
FSS: Reno Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: SEP-MAY/ /0700-1600, JUN-AUG/ /0730-1930
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
CTAF: 122.85
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG). CLNC DEL PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 134.3 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RCAG).
SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen: High
Runway Information:
Runway: 18/36
Dimensions: 8541 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 70 K lbs.
Double wheel: 125 K lbs.
Double tandem: 210 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: South Lake Tahoe
1901 Airport Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-541-0480
Manager: Mark Gibbs
1901 Airport Rd Suite 100
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
530-542-6182
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Remarks:
  • ARPT SFC CONDS: TRML APRON EXLNT, TWY - RY 18/36 & GA APRON FAIR.
  • AFTER WINTER STORMS RY 18/36 OPENS BEFORE ALL TWYS ARE CLEAR.
  • PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY 18; PREFERRED DEP RY 36.
  • RECREATIONAL AIRBORNE ACTIVITY ALONG SOUTHERN LAKE SHORE.
  • (E81) APRON ENTRANCE TWYS AND HIGH SPEED TWYS ONLY.
  • FOR LARGE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT DEP RY 18; RIGHT DOWNWIND DEP RECOMMENDED.
  • BIRDS AND WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
  • ADVERSE WEATHER EFFECTS MAGNIFIED BY MOUNTAINS.
  • TFC ADVISORIES & SEQUENCING IN THE TFC PAT ARE BASED ON POSITION REPORTS RECEIVED FROM PILOTS IN THESE AREAS.
  • ARPT SURROUNDED ON E; S & W BY RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN.
  • ACCESS NOISE RESTRICTIONS: MAX 80 DBA DEP, 84 DBA ARR (TRANSPORT - 86 DBA), MAX 77.1 DBA NIGHT LIMIT.
  • NOISE ABATEMENT, DEP RY 36, RY HDG 1 MILE, LEFT 320 DEG AT WHITE ARROW TO SHORELINE.
  • FOR NOISE ABATEMENT INFO CALL (530) 542-6182.
  • AVOID DESOLATION WILDERNESS WEST OF ARPT.
  • ARFF NOT AVBL WO PPR, CALL ARPT MGR 530-542-6182. CLSD TO ACR OPS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS EXC 48 HRS PPR.
  • COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -27C.
  • AP CONDS NOT MMT 1600-0700 DLY.
  • TPA 7500' MSL FOR SMALL ACFT; 8000' MSL FOR TRANSPORT/HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT.
  • TWY H WEST OF TWY A RESTRICTED TO ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.
  • APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • ACTVT MALSF RWY 18; PAPI RWY 18, MIRL RW 18/36 - CTAF.
  • MULTICOM 122.85
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Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
NV55 Pinenut Gardnerville, NV - Private San Francisco 19 miles
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