Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI) Information

Watsonville, CA

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  • Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI) - End of airshow and planes departing. Always a fun watch. Talk about a feast for the eyes for anyone who is into aviation!! - by S B J by S B J
  • Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI) - Beech Staggerwing flyby at the Watsonville,Ca airshow. - by S B J by S B J
  • Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI) - End of airshow with planes ready for departure as Tcraft lifts off.Notice the fog which was always a concern.Reason airshow moved to end of year.Weather prevented me from attending two airshows (attempted but turned back) in the 80s. - by S B J by S B J
  • Watsonville Municipal Airport (WVI) - N9323Z (Sentimental Journey) doing a flyby at the Watsonville Airshow in Calif. - by S B J by S B J
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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:WVI
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:121-47-22.7000W/36-56-08.6000N
-121.789639/36.935722 (Estimated)
Elevation:163 ft / 49.68 m (Surveyed)
Land:330 acres
From nearest city:3 nautical miles NW of Watsonville, CA
Location:Santa Cruz County, CA
Magnetic Variation:14E (2015)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:City Of Watsonville
Address:275 Main St
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone number:831-768-3008
Manager:Rayvon Williams
RAYVON.WILLIAMS@CITYOFWATSONVILLE.ORG
Address:100 Aviation Way
Watsonville, CA 95076
Phone number:831-768-3575

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 02/20; REIL RY 02; VASI RYS 02 & 20 - CTAF.
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:OAK - Oakland
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:WVI (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGPRY

Airport Communications

CTAF:122.800
Unicom:122.800 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LLA
Airframe Repair:MINOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:LOW
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 02/20

Dimension:4501 x 149 ft / 1371.9 x 45.4 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 81000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 96000 lbs.
Dual tandem wheel: 167000 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 02 Runway 20
Longitude:121-47-44.8642W121-47-15.2282W
Latitude:36-55-44.5333N36-56-22.1376N
Elevation:139.00 ft157.00 ft
Alignment:32127
ILS Type:LOCALIZER
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Non-precision instrument, Fair ConditionNon-precision instrument, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:48.00 ft40.00 ft
Displaced threshold:0.00 ft590.00 ft
VASI:2-box on left side2-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.50°
Runway End Identifier:YesNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:46 ft trees, 1310.0 ft from runway, 39 ft left of centerline, 24:1 slope to clear80 ft tree, 1198.0 ft from runway, 125 ft left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
RWY 20 APCH RATIO 22:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Runway 09/27

Dimension:3998 x 98 ft / 1218.6 x 29.9 m
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 45000 lbs.
Dual wheel: 65000 lbs.
  Runway 09 Runway 27
Longitude:121-47-38.6633W121-46-50.1373W
Latitude:36-56-17.9780N36-56-11.2350N
Elevation:163.00 ft136.00 ft
Alignment:99127
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Basic, Fair ConditionBasic, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:34.00 ft0.00 ft
VASI:2-light PAPI on right side
Visual Glide Angle:4.00°0.00°
Runway End Identifier:NoNo
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:38 ft tree, 1050.0 ft from runway, 22:1 slope to clear55 ft tree, 935.0 ft from runway, 40 ft right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Remarks

SEAGULLS ON & INVOF ARPT.
ARPT HAS NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR (831) 768-3575.
+110 FT TREES 435 FT LEFT OF RY 27 THLD.
UNLIGHTED + 69 FT TREE, 390 FT RIGHT OF RWY 20 THRESHOLD
RY 20 PREFERRED CALM WIND RUNWAY.
GLIDER TOWING RQRS PRIOR NOTIFICATION, CTC ARPT OFC 831-768-3575.
HELICOPTER ACTVTY ON AND INVOF ARPT.
COASTAL FOG DURING SUMMER MONTHS.

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