EASTERN SIERRA RGNL
Latitude: 37-22-23.2 N
Longitude: 118-21-49 W
Elevation: 4124 ft.
Variation: 15 E 1985
From city: 2 miles E of BISHOP, CA
ARTCC: ZOA
Section chart: SAN FRANCISCO
Time Zone: UTC-8(-7DT)
BIH (KBIH)
BISHOP, CA
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: RIVERSIDE FSS (RAL)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: BIH (EASTERN SIERRA RGNL)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0730-1800
SAT-SUN 0700-1700
ADMIN OFFICE AT ARPT (760) 872-2971.
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Beacon: Clear and Green
SEE RMK
DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT MIRL RY 07/25; HIRL RYS 12/30 & 16/34; VASI RYS 12; 30; 16 & 34 - CTAF.
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL, A
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
CITY OF LOS ANGELES, DEPT OF PUBLIC
LEASED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED BY INYO COUNTY.
300 MANDICH STREET
BISHOP, CA 93514
UNITED STATES
Phone: (760) 873-0342
MANAGER:
KEN BABIONE
703 AIRPORT ROAD
BISHOP, CA 93514
UNITED STATES
Phone: (760) 872-2971
COUNTY COURTHOUSE INDEPENDENCE.
General 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.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123. MHz  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDED BY RIVERSIDE RADIO ON FREQ 122.6.
•  APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC FREQS 125.75/284.65 (BISHOP RCAG).
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 16 ILS/DME I-BIH 109.1 MHz Chan 028X
•  LOC/DME UNUSBL BYD 14.5 NM BLO 8,600 FT.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VOR/DME BIH BISHOP 109.6 MHz 24 Hours 0.3 nm 148.9°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR/DME UNUSABLE 360-105 BYD 18 NM.
VORTAC OAL COALDALE 117.7 MHz 24 Hours 47.2 nm 216.9°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 150-180 BYD 15 NM BLO 15,500 FT, 305-015 BYD 25 NM BLO 15,500 FT.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 060-075 BYD 15 NM ALL ALTS.
•  VOR UNUSBL 060-075 BYD 15 NM BLO 16,000 FT.
•  DME UNUSBL 060-075 BYD 15 NM BLO 16,000 FT.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
BIH WX ASOS 119.025 MHz 760-872-2658 0.0 nm
MMH WX AWOS-3 118.05 MHz 760-934-6020 27.2 nm
Runways
07/25
Dimensions: 5567 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 40,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 56,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 98,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 07 Runway 25
True Alignment: 90° 270°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument
RY 07/25 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Poor Poor
Latitude: 37-22-25.1389 N 37-22-24.6629 N
Longitude: 118-22-26.8872 W 118-21-17.9344 W
Elevation: 4124.1 ft. 4100.3 ft.
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 4124.3 ft. 4114.5 ft.

12/30
Dimensions: 7498 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment: PFC
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 70,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 110,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 200,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 12 Runway 30
True Alignment: 135° 315°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument
RY 12/30 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Poor Poor
Latitude: 37-22-48.5093 N 37-21-55.6498 N
Longitude: 118-22-24.0154 W 118-21-18.9141 W
Elevation: 4122.6 ft. 4100 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 48 ft. AGL 52 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.5°
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-box VASI on left 2-box VASI on left
VASI RY 30 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 4122.7 ft. 4110.9 ft.

16/34
Dimensions: 5600 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment: PFC
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 100,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 140,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 240,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 16 Runway 34
True Alignment: 180°
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument
RY 16/34 FADED RY END MARKINGS AND CNTRLN. CNTRLN IS HARD TO DISCERN.
Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Poor Poor
Latitude: 37-22-50.6424 N 37-21-55.291 N
Longitude: 118-21-41.9001 W 118-21-42.4951 W
Elevation: 4112.5 ft. 4104.9 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 39 ft. AGL 42 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-box VASI on left
VASI RY 16 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
2-box VASI on left
VASI RY 34 UNUSBL BYD 1 NM.
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 4112.7 ft. 4109.9 ft.

Heliports
Identifier Length x Width Surface Type Lighting Remarks
H1 40 ft. x 40 ft. ASPH    
H2 100 ft. x 100 ft. ASPH