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Meadows Field
Bakersfield, California

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FAA Identifier: BFL
Latitude/Longitude: 35-26-01.9000N / 119-03-27.6000W
35.4336 / -119.0575
Elevation: 509 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 14E (1985)
Land Area Covered: 1357 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles NW of Bakersfield, CA
County/Parish: Kern, CA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Los Angeles
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Los Angeles Center (ZLA)
FSS: Rancho Murieta Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 118.1
LCL/P 118.1
LCL/P 257.8
GND/P 121.7
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
DEP/P BASIC RADAR IC 126.45(NORTH/SOUTH)
ATIS 118.6
APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR IC 284.625 SOUTH
APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR IC 270.3(NORTH)
APCH/P BASIC RADAR IC 118.8(SOUTH)
APCH/P BASIC RADAR IC 118.9(NORTH)
APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 127.1/317.7 (BAKERSFIELD RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLOSED.
Services:
Fuel available: 100 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 12L/30R
Dimensions: 10849 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 96 K lbs.
Double wheel: 155 K lbs.
Double tandem: 260 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 12R/30L
Dimensions: 7703 x 100 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 18 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: County Of Kern
Dept Of Arpts, 3701 Wings Way, #300, 3701 Wings Way, Suite 300
Bakersfield, CA 93308
661-391-1800
Manager: Ron Brewster
3701 Wings Way, #300
Bakersfield, CA 93308
661-391-1870
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Remarks:
  • MIL HELICOPTERS MAKE ALL APCHS TO RY OR PAVED AREAS. MINIMIZE HOVERING & POWER TO AVOID CAUSING BLOWING DUST; WHEELED HELICOPTERS GND TAXI ONLY. FORMATION JOIN-UP AFT DEP ONLY.
  • RY 30R 50:1 TO DSPLD THLD.
  • ARPT OPS NA BLO 1200 RVR WITHOUT SMGCS. ARPT OPS NOT INITIATED BLO 600 RVR OR AUTH BLO 500 RVR.
  • RY 12R/30L NSTD HOLDING POSITION MARKINGS/SIGN LOCATIONS.
  • CAP SQUADRON ON ARPT.
  • RIGHT BASE OPNS FOR RY 30R ESTABLISH WINGS LEVEL ON FINAL APCH NO LOWER THAN 300 FT AGL.
  • NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S & E OF ARPT RECOMMENDED TURBOJET TRNG HRS WKDAY 0800-2200 WKENDS 1200-2200; NO MORE THAN TEN PRACTICE APCHS PER HR.
  • RON BREWSTER - BREWSTERR@CO.KERN.CA.US
  • 24 HRS: (661) 391-1800 FAX: (661) 391-1801
  • INDEX C ARFF AVAILABLE
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 30R; HIRL RWY 12L/30R, PAPI RWY 30R - CTAF. PAPI RWYS 12R & 30L NOT OPERATIONAL WHEN ATCT CLSD.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
L45 Bakersfield Muni Bakersfield, CA - Public Los Angeles 8 miles
MIT Shafter-Minter Field Shafter, CA - Public Los Angeles 9 miles
L73 Poso-Kern County Famoso, CA - Public Los Angeles 12 miles
L19 Wasco-Kern County Wasco, CA - Public Los Angeles 21 miles
DLO Delano Muni Delano, CA - Public Los Angeles 24 miles
L62 Elk Hills-Buttonwillow Buttonwillow, CA - Public Los Angeles 24 miles
L17 Taft-Kern County Taft, CA - Public Los Angeles 29 miles
L84 Lost Hills-Kern County Lost Hills, CA - Public Los Angeles 38 miles
TSP Tehachapi Muni Tehachapi, CA - Public Los Angeles 41 miles
PTV Porterville Muni Porterville, CA - Public San Francisco 41 miles
L05 Kern Valley Kernville, CA - Public Los Angeles 41 miles
L94 Mountain Valley Tehachapi, CA - Public Los Angeles 43 miles
L88 New Cuyama New Cuyama, CA - Public Los Angeles 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
7CA2 Paradise Lakes Bakersfield, CA - Private Los Angeles 19 miles
5CL8 Creekside Arvin, CA - Private Los Angeles 19 miles
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