Inbound Information for Pilots

FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VNY
Lat/Long: 34-12-35.3000N / 118-29-23.9000W
34-12.588333N / 118-29.398333W
34.2098056 / -118.4899722
(estimated)
Elevation: 802.1 ft. / 244.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2020)
From city: 3 miles NW of VAN NUYS, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 91406

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: VNY (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TPA RWY 16R/34L 1200′; RWY 16L/34R 1000′.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 16R/34L, MALSR RY 16R AND TWY LGTS – CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.3
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.55
WX ASOS: PHONE 818-904-9213
VAN NUYS GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2245]
VAN NUYS TOWER: 119.3(162-345 & DEP RY 16R/34L) 120.2(346-161 & DEP RY 16L/34R) 239.0 [0600-2245]
SOCAL APPROACH: 120.4(VNY 280-BUR 050) 124.6(S BTN BUR 150-VNY 160) 134.2(VNY 160-VNY 280) 135.05(BUR 050-BUR 150)
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 120.4(VNY 280-BUR 050) 124.6(S BTN BUR 150-VNY 160) 134.2(VNY 160-VNY 280) 135.05(BUR 050-BUR 150)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 126.6 239.0
ANG-OPNS: 303.0
CLASS C: 124.6(S BTN BUR 150-VNY 160) 135.05(BUR 050-BUR 150)
CLASS C IC: 120.4(VNY 280-BUR 050) 134.2(VNY 160-VNY 280)
EMERG: 243.0
HARYS SID: 124.6
HEL OPNS: 119.0
IC: 119.3(162-345 & DEP RY 16R/34L)
IVINS STAR: 128.75
JANNY STAR: 120.4
ROKKR STAR: 128.75
ROSCO SID: 124.6
THRNE STAR: 126.7
VVERA SID: 134.2
WEESL STAR: 120.4
WLKKR SID: 134.2
WX AWOS-3PT at WHP (5 nm NE): 132.1 (818-899-9820)
WX ASOS at BUR (7 nm E): PHONE 818-841-1384
WX ASOS at SMO (12 nm S): PHONE 310-392-6453
WX ASOS at LAX (17 nm S): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at HHR (19 nm SE): PHONE 310-973-8930
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
VNY at field VAN NUYS VOR/DME 113.10 15E
SMOr337/12.1 SANTA MONICA VOR/DME 110.80 15E
LAXr335/16.8 LOS ANGELES VORTAC 113.60 15E
FIMr099/21.3 FILLMORE VORTAC 112.50 15E
VTUr063/28.4 VENTURA VOR/DME 108.20 15E
LHSr156/28.7 LAKE HUGHES VORTAC 108.40 15E
CMAr075/30.0 CAMARILLO VOR/DME 115.80 15E
PMDr205/32.9 PALMDALE VORTAC 114.50 15E
SLIr305/33.5 SEAL BEACH VORTAC 115.70 15E
POMr268/35.8 POMONA VORTAC 110.40 15E
NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
EL MONTE 273/23.9 359 15E EMT  . — –

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 16R/34L

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 90.0
Double wheel: 120.0
Double tandem: 210.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16R RUNWAY 34L
Latitude: 34-13.134623N 34-11.819650N
Longitude: 118-29.474398W 118-29.350130W
Elevation: 802.1 ft. 745.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% 0.7%
Traffic pattern: right
LEFT TFC WHEN ATCT CLSD.
left
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 176 true 344 magnetic, 356 true
Displaced threshold: 1432 ft. no
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:6570 TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:7261 LDA:7261
Markings: precision, in good condition precision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path) 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 17 ft. fence, lighted, 200 ft. from runway, 175 ft. right of centerline
APCH RATIO 50:1 FM DSPLCD THLD. APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THLD OVER +41 FT RR 1700 FT FM DSPLCD THLD 500 FT LEFT 41:1.
30 ft. trees, 1200 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Runway 16L/34R

Dimensions: 4013 x 75 ft. / 1223 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 14.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16L RUNWAY 34R
Latitude: 34-13.139790N 34-12.480317N
Longitude: 118-29.400217W 118-29.337908W
Elevation: 799.8 ft. 771.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% 0.7%
Traffic pattern: left right
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 176 true 344 magnetic, 356 true
Displaced threshold: 1434 ft. no
Declared distances: TORA:4011 TODA:4011 ASDA:4011 LDA:2580 TORA:4011 TODA:4011 ASDA:3906 LDA:3906
Markings: basic, in fair condition basic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: no no
Touchdown point: yes, no lights yes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. rr, lighted, 275 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
RWY 16L APCH RATIO 53:1 FM DISPLCD THLD
none

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: LOS ANGELES WORLD ARPTS
1 WORLD WAY
LOS ANGELES, CA 90045
Phone (818) 442-6540
Manager: FLORA MARGHERITIS
16461 SHERMAN WY SUITE 300
VAN NUYS, CA 91406
Phone 818-442-6500
CHIEF OF AIRPORT OPERATIONS: CHRISTIAN MORENO 818-442-6506.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 444
Single engine airplanes: 209
Multi engine airplanes: 56
Jet airplanes: 126
Helicopters: 41
Military aircraft: 12
Aircraft operations: avg 1381/day *
66% transient general aviation
31% local general aviation
3% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2017

Additional Remarks

ARPT CLSD TO AIR CARRIER OPNS.
FORMATION ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES PROHIBITED EXCEPT FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE AIRCRAFT.
ALL JET ACFT MUST USE FULL RUNWAY LENGTH FOR DEPARTURE UNLESS OTHERWISE DIRECTED BY ATCT.
TAXILANE ALPHA 4 RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS 100 FT OR LESS..
TURBINE POWER ACFT REQD TO STOP AND SHTDN ENGINES ON TAXILANE A-4 AFT CLEARING TWY A.
HEL CONTACT ATCT FOR APCH-DEP ROUTES;
STANDING WATER ON RYS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVEY RAINFALL.
BIRD ABATEMENT MAY OCCUR BTN RYS WHEN ATCT IS OPEN.
WHEN ATCT CLSD, AIRCRAFT MUST SELF ANNOUNCE ON FREQ 119.3 PRIOR TO LANDING OR DEPARTING.
TAXILANE A3 WESTBOUND TAXI ONLY. TAXILANE A2 EASTBOUND TAXI ONLY. TAXILANE A2/A3 HAVE UNIDIRECTIONAL CENTERLINE LIGHTS.
RWYS 16L AND 16R: NO TURNS BFR THE FLOOD BASIN, UNLESS DCTC BY ATC.
RWYS 34L AND 34R: NO TURNS BEFORE RCHG 1800 FT MSL, UNLESS DCTD BY ATC.
RY 16L/34R CLSD & UNLGTD WHEN TOWER CLOSED.
NO ACFT MAY ARRIVE OR DEPART THE ARPT WHOSE AC36-3 TKOF NOISE LEVEL EQUALS OR EXCEEDS 77 DBA.
EXTREME NOISE SENSITIVE AREA.
NOISE ORDINANCE CURFEW: NO TKOFS FOR ACFT EXCEEDING 74 DBA (PER AC36-3) BTN 2200-0700; EXCP MILITARY; MERCY FLIGHTS & LAW ENFORCEMENT ACFT.

Instrument Procedures

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 from 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

STARs – Standard Terminal Arrivals
FERNANDO SEVEN 2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
IVINS ONE (RNAV) download (193KB)
JANNY FOUR (RNAV) **NEW** download (265KB)
LYNXX EIGHT **CHANGED** download (272KB)
THRNE THREE (RNAV) 2 pages: [1] [2] (335KB)
WEESL ONE (RNAV) download (141KB)
IAPs – Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS Y RWY 16R download (336KB)
ILS Z RWY 16R download (367KB)
LDA-C download (314KB)
VOR-A download (278KB)
VOR-B download (453KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply download (63KB)
Departure Procedures
ADAMM TWO download (187KB)
CANOGA TWO 2 pages: [1] [2] (360KB)
HARYS TWO (RNAV) **NEW** download (237KB)
HAYEZ SEVEN (RNAV) 2 pages: [1] [2] (332KB)
NEWHALL NINE **CHANGED** 2 pages: [1] [2] (346KB)
ROSCOE TWO (RNAV) **NEW** download (201KB)
VVERA TWO (RNAV) download (153KB)
WLKKR THREE (RNAV) **NEW** download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply download (188KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KWHP – Whiteman Airport (5 nm NE)
KBUR – Bob Hope Airport (7 nm E)
KSMO – Santa Monica Municipal Airport (12 nm S)
KLAX – Los Angeles International Airport (17 nm S)
KHHR – Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (19 nm SE)

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jul-2018
Local
(UTC-7)
Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight 05:27 12:27
Sunrise 05:56 12:56
Sunset 20:05 03:05
Evening civil twilight 20:33 03:33
Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)   17-Jul-2018 22:05:59
Local (UTC-7)   17-Jul-2018 15:05:59
METAR
KVNY  172151Z 13008KT 10SM CLR 33/17 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP124 T03280172
KWHP 
4nm NE 
172155Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 30/17 A2998
KBUR 
6nm E 
172153Z 19008KT 10SM CLR 29/19 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02890189
KSMO 
12nm S 
172151Z 22009KT 10SM CLR 23/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02330178
KCQT 
16nm SE 
172147Z AUTO 10SM CLR 26/18 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP134 T02610183
KLAX 
17nm S 
172153Z 26012KT 10SM FEW011 SCT090 SCT200 24/18 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02440178
KHHR 
19nm SE 
172153Z 28009G16KT 10SM CLR 24/18 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02440183
TAF
KVNY  171731Z 1718/1818 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM172000 14008KT P6SM SKC FM180300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM180700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120 FM181600 12005KT P6SM BKN100
KBUR 
6nm E 
171731Z 1718/1818 17006KT P6SM SCT012 FM171900 17010KT P6SM SKC FM180300 13007KT P6SM BKN200 FM180700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120 FM181600 14005KT P6SM BKN100
KSMO 
12nm S 
171731Z 1718/1818 21005KT P6SM OVC012 FM171900 24008KT P6SM SCT014 FM180300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM180700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120 FM181200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN009 FM181600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN012
KLAX 
17nm S 
171911Z 1719/1824 24007KT P6SM BKN009 FM172000 26012KT P6SM SCT012 TEMPO 1720/1722 BKN012 FM180300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN200 FM180700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN120 FM181200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN010 FM181700 26006KT P6SM BKN100 FM182000 26012KT P6SM BKN100
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