Eastern Sierra Regional Airport (BIH) Information

Bishop, CA

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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:BIH
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:118-21-49.0000W/37-22-23.2000N
-118.363611/37.373111 (Estimated)
Elevation:4124 ft / 1257.00 m (Surveyed)
Land:830 acres
From nearest city:2 nautical miles E of Bishop, CA
Location:Inyo County, CA
Magnetic Variation:15E (1985)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:City Of Los Angeles, Dept Of Public
LEASED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED BY INYO COUNTY.
Address:300 Mandich Street
Bishop, CA 93514
Phone number:(760) 873-0342
Manager:Ken Babione
Address:703 Airport Road
Bishop, CA 93514
Phone number:(760) 872-2971
COUNTY COURTHOUSE INDEPENDENCE.

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:San Francisco
Region:AWP - Western-Pacific
Traffic Pattern Alt:1000 ft
Boundary ARTCC:ZOA - Oakland
Tie-in FSS:RAL - Riverside
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:BIH (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGPY3

Airport Communications

CTAF:123.000
Unicom:123.000 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LLA
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bulk Oxygen:LOW

Runway Information

Runway 07/25

Dimension:5567 x 100 ft / 1696.8 x 30.5 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 40000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 56000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 98000 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 07 Runway 25
Longitude:118-22-26.8872W118-21-17.9344W
Latitude:37-22-25.1389N37-22-24.6629N
Elevation:4124.00 ft4100.00 ft
Alignment:90127
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
RY 07/25 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:47 ft trees, 1350.0 ft from runway, 130 ft left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear, 50:1 slope to clear
10' DEEP DITCH 100' FROM THR.

Runway 12/30

Dimension:7498 x 100 ft / 2285.4 x 30.5 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Surface Treatment:Porous Friction Course
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 70000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 110000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 200000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
  Runway 12 Runway 30
Longitude:118-22-24.0154W118-21-18.9141W
Latitude:37-22-48.5093N37-21-55.6498N
Elevation:4123.00 ft4100.00 ft
Alignment:127127
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
RY 12/30 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
Crossing Height:48.00 ft52.00 ft
VASI:2-box on left side2-box on left side
VASI RY 30 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.50°
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:55 ft trees, 950.0 ft from runway, 200 ft left of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear39 ft tree, 1555.0 ft from runway, 175 ft left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 16/34

Dimension:5600 x 100 ft / 1706.9 x 30.5 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Surface Treatment:Porous Friction Course
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 100000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 140000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 240000 lbs.
Edge Lights:High
  Runway 16 Runway 34
Longitude:118-21-41.9001W118-21-42.4951W
Latitude:37-22-50.6424N37-21-55.2910N
Elevation:4112.00 ft4105.00 ft
Alignment:1270
ILS Type:LDA/DME
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
RY 16/34 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument, Poor Condition
Crossing Height:39.00 ft42.00 ft
VASI:2-box on left side
VASI RY 16 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
2-box on left side
VASI RY 34 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.00°
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:15 ft trees, 300.0 ft from runway, 220L/ ft right of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear
SMALL TREES 6 TO 8 FT AT 190 FT FM EOR. 110 TO 135 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
, 50:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimension:40 x 40 ft / 12.2 x 12.2 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
  Runway H1 Runway
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft

Helipad H2

Dimension:100 x 100 ft / 30.5 x 30.5 m
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
PVD SHOULDER 10' TO LGTS PLUS 15' TO EDGE.
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
  Runway H2 Runway
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft

Remarks

HAND GLIDER ACTIVITY INVOF ARPT.
NO INTXN DEPS; HEL TFC APCH ARPT FM THE WEST BOUNDARY.
DUE TO HIGH APCH MINS PILOTS MAY NEED AN IFR ALTN EVEN THOUGH WX IS FCST TO BE HIGHER THAN 2000-3.

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