Westover Field Amador County Airport (JAQ) Information

Jackson, CA

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  • Westover Field Amador County Airport (JAQ) - 78E and flight after landing at Jackson,Calif. Always a rare day when you can get 3 Chiefs together for a flight. This was one . - by S B J by S B J
  • Westover Field Amador County Airport (JAQ) - Tcraft 932 on the Westover ramp looking to the east with Butte Mt in the distance.Butte was indispensable in locating JAQ on hazy days (befor GPS)at least in my early days. - by S B J by S B J
  • Westover Field Amador County Airport (JAQ) - The two planes on the side of the big hangar near segmented circle(C172 on-6/5/77),were both in landing accidents.This happened often on the short runway,especially in the summer. If you learned to fly at JAQ on the short runway,you learned well. - by S B J by S B J
  • Westover Field Amador County Airport (JAQ) - Soon after runway realinement in 1979. Enjoyed the smell of the fresh cut wood from the (now closed) near by sawmill . Made my frist solo landing on the short runway..Longer runway helped prevent  accidents like a PA24 on  5-8-74 and a C210 on 9-4-73. - by S B J by S B J
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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:JAQ
Airport Status:Operational
-120.793917/38.376806 (Estimated)
Elevation:1690 ft / 515.11 m (Surveyed)
Land:110 acres
From nearest city:2 nautical miles NW of Jackson, CA
Location:Amador County, CA
Magnetic Variation:16E (1990)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:County Of Amador
Address:12200 Airport Rd
Jackson, CA 95642-9527
Phone number:209-223-6375
Manager:Dave Sheppard
Address:12200 Airport Rd
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone number:209-223-2376

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
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:RIU - Rancho Murieta
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:RIU (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications


Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 01/19

Dimension:3401 x 60 ft / 1036.6 x 18.3 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 12500 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 01 Runway 19
Elevation:1690.00 ft1684.00 ft
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Basic, Good ConditionBasic, Good Condition
Crossing Height:25.00 ft32.00 ft
VASI:2-box on left side2-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°4.00°
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Obstruction:, 50:1 slope to clear75 ft tree, 1600.0 ft from runway, 250 ft left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Helipad H1

Dimension:50 x 50 ft / 15.2 x 15.2 m
  Runway H1 Runway
Elevation:1694.00 ft0.00 ft
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft



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