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Full Service Station
Self Serv 24/7 Fuel $5.67 100LL as of 2/10/2015
- (discount for Pre-paid fuel sales accounts)
- (Purchase over 100 gallons receive 10% discount)
- M-S 9am to 5pm Only
- Manager must be present to handle the transaction.
Full Service & Avionic Dealer For
- Full IA & AP Mechanic Services
- Flight School
FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 1 April 2015
FAA Identifier: KFCH
Lat/Long: 36-43-55.6000N / 119-49-13.2000W
36-43.926667N / 119-49.220000W
36.7321111 / -119.8203333
Elevation: 279.9 ft. / 85.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (1985)
From city: 2 miles W of FRESNO, CA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 93706
Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1930
Sectional chart: SAN FRANCISCO
Control tower: Deactivated 1979
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: RANCHO MURIETA FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FCH (NOTAM-D service available)
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RY 12/30; PAPI RY 12/30; MIRL RY 12/30 AND TWY LGTS. - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
WX AWOS-3: 135.225 (559-488-1040)
FRESNO APPROACH: 119.0 119.6
FRESNO DEPARTURE: 119.0
WX ASOS at FAT (6 nm NE): PHONE 559-255-3413
WX AWOS-3 at O32 (18 nm E): 120.175 (559-637-9453)
Nearby radio navigation aids
VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
CZQr167/9.1 CLOVIS VORTAC 112.90 15E
FRAr189/24.8 FRIANT VORTAC 115.60 17E
VISr307/27.3 VISALIA VOR/DME 109.40 16E
NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
CHANDLER at field 344 15E FCH ..-. -.-. ....
Fuel available: 100LL
100LL FUEL AVBL 24/7
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bulk oxygen: NONE
Dimensions: 3627 x 75 ft. / 1106 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 17.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12 RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 36-44.101660N 36-43.753122N
Longitude: 119-49.521568W 119-48.918282W
Elevation: 278.2 ft. 279.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: right left
Runway heading: 110 magnetic, 125 true 290 magnetic, 305 true
Displaced threshold: 415 ft. 538 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path) 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 450 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 46:1 FM DSPLCD THR. 15 ft. road, 360 ft. from runway, 140 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 43:1 FM DSPLCD THR.
Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records
Owner: CITY OF FRESNO
4995 E. CLINTON WAY
FRESNO, CA 93727-1525
Manager: RICK DUNCAN
510 WEST KEARNEY BLVD
FRESNO, CA 93706
Airport Operational Statistics
Aircraft based on the field: 132
Single engine airplanes: 111
Multi engine airplanes: 7
Jet airplanes: 1
Aircraft operations: avg 72/day *
76% local general aviation
24% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 04 March 2014
- NMRS BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
- PRACTICE LDGS & LOW APCHS & TGL OR STOP-AND-GO OPNS AUTH ONLY BTN 0700-2200.
- RY 30 CALM WIND RY WHEN WIND REPORTED BY AWOS LESS THAN 5 KNOTS.
- RY 12 PRACTICE LDGS & LOW APCHS & TGL OR STOP-AND-GO OPNS NOT PERMITTED DUE TO NOISE SENSITIVE RESIDENTIAL AREAS SE OF ARPT.
- AFT TKOF CLIMB ON RY HEADING UNTIL PASSING 800 FT MSL; FOR SAFETY & NOISE ABATEMENT INITIAL CLIMBOUT AT BEST RATE-OF-CLIMB RECOMMENDED.
NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.
NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 13 November 2014 at 0901Z and 11 December 2014 at 0900Z.
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
GPS RWY 12 download
GPS RWY 30 download
VOR/DME OR GPS-C download
NDB OR GPS-B download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply download (128KB)
Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:
KFAT - Fresno Yosemite International Airport (6 nm NE)
KMAE - Madera Municipal Airport (21 nm NW)
KNLC - Lemoore Naval Air Station (Reeves Field) (25 nm S)
KHJO - Hanford Municipal Airport (27 nm S)
F34 - Firebaugh Airport (32 nm W)