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Big Bear Airport, Big Bear, CA

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High altitude airport ski resort. Hiking and several good restaurants in the area. Big Bear City Airport is located in Southern California, approximately 40 miles outside of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, on the southern boundary of the San Bernardino Mountain Range. The Airport provides a safe operating environment for general aviation aircraft, ranging from gliders to small corporate jets. - Submitted by newslinknet
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Email: pete.gwaltney@bigbearcityairport.com
Phone: 909-585-3219
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Big Bear City (L35)

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Latitude: 34-15-49.6000N
Longitude: 116-51-21.7000W
Elevation: 6752
Fuel: 100LL Jet-A
CTAF: 122.725
Unicom: 122.725

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12/30/2011 - Great airport to practice your high altitude t/o landing skills on well maintained, flat 5850' runway at 6750' altitude. Getting up there will visually freak you out if you're not used to mountain flying you see nothing but mountains within gliding distance, but good for building pilot confidence. Barnstormer is a great cafe right there on the airport. Hang around long enough you you can see lots of interesting stuff land at a/p including Forest Service a/c with smoke jumpers loading for practice jumps in the area and military pilots flying airbase flight club aircraft in for a quick breakfast/lunch at the Barnstormer. Two blocks south is Hwy 18 easy to make it into Big Bear City on transit system 3 miles to west. Best flying waether is late winter/early spring or fall. If you go during the summer, make sure you know what you're doing since it will be possible to land, but you may not be able to take-off due to desnity altitude issues. - Submitted by Ken

8/25/2011 - Big Bear City Airport is located in Big Bear City, California. Situated in the San Bernardino mountain range, 6,752 feet above sea level, the Airport serves several of the surrounding small communities, as well as Southern California's only four season resort, Big Bear, with general aviation air service. Big Bear City Airport is open to the general public and to visiting aircraft 24 hours a day. Although the Airport does not have any commercial passenger activity, it does provide services such as aircraft maintenance, sightseeing flights, aircraft charter, aircraft sales and rentals, a flight school, emergency services and aerial photography. http://bigbearcityairport.com - Submitted by Cindy Venuto

9/7/2010 - Actually the Barnstorm restaurant is great for breakfast and for lunch. Try the Crab Cakes Benedict and enjoy the view of other pilots flying in and out. Highly recommended. Pretty well cheapest 100LL in the area too. - Submitted by Maris

6/8/2002 - 6/6/02 - great vacation place. We rented a house for a week, very reasonable rentals available. Plenty of things to do. The Village shopping, water slide, mountain slide, boat rentals. The airport was friendly and easy to fly into. Car rentals on field, or Enterprise. Big Bear Chamber helpful. Shauna & Donald, Samoa Airport B&B Inkeepers.
Nearby Airports: (20 mile radius)
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6CA5 Valley Vista Yucca Valley, CA
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Los Angeles 17 miles
7CA1 Abraham Ranch Lucerne Valley, CA
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Los Angeles 17 miles
2CN8 Lake Arrowhead Lake Arrowhead, CA
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51CA Kelly Lucerne Valley, CA
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2CA8 B & E Ranch Yucca Valley, CA
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Big Bear Airport - Uploaded by sstolarik


The Big Bear Mountains from the north with Lucerne Valley over 4000ft below. The typical approach is through the pass to the left of this view. - Uploaded by sstolarik


Flying through the pass at 10,000ft to enter the Big Bear traffic pattern from the East. Few airports have such a grand entrance. - Uploaded by

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