LAKE TAHOE
Latitude: 38-53-38 N
Longitude: 119-59-43.2 W
Elevation: 6269 ft.
Variation: 16 E 1985
From city: 3 miles SW of SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA
ARTCC: ZOA
Section chart: SAN FRANCISCO
Time Zone: UTC-8(-7DT)
TVL (KTVL)
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/30/2015 - 06/25/2015
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: RENO FSS (RNO)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: TVL (LAKE TAHOE)
Attendance: JUN-AUG 0700-2000
SEP-MAY 0700-1600
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36 MALSF & PAPI RY 18 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SEE RMK
DUSK-2000
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL, A
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index IV A certified on 05/01/1973
CLSD TO ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS EXCP 48 HRS PPR CALL AMGR (530) 541-0480.
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
1901 AIRPORT ROAD
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
UNITED STATES
Phone: 530-541-0480
MANAGER:
SHERRY MILLER
1901 AIRPORT RD SUITE 100
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150
UNITED STATES
Phone: 530-542-6182
General Remarks
•  ARPT SFC CONDS: TRML APRON EXLNT, TWY - RY 18/36 & GA APRON FAIR.
•  TPA 7500' MSL FOR SMALL ACFT; 8000' MSL FOR TRANSPORT/HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT.
•  TWY H WEST OF TWY A RESTRICTED TO ACFT LESS THAN 12500 LBS.
•  AFTER WINTER STORMS RY 18/36 OPENS BEFORE ALL TWYS ARE CLEAR.
•  PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY 18; PREFERRED DEP RY 36.
•  RECREATIONAL AIRBORNE ACTIVITY ALONG SOUTHERN LAKE SHORE.
•  (E81) APRON ENTRANCE TWYS AND HIGH SPEED TWYS ONLY.
•  FOR LARGE AND HIGH PERFORMANCE ACFT DEP RY 18; RIGHT DOWNWIND DEP RECOMMENDED.
•  BIRDS AND WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT.
•  ADVERSE WEATHER EFFECTS MAGNIFIED BY MOUNTAINS.
•  TFC ADVISORIES & SEQUENCING IN THE TFC PAT ARE BASED ON POSITION REPORTS RECEIVED FROM PILOTS IN THESE AREAS.
•  ARPT SURROUNDED ON E; S & W BY RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN.
•  ACCESS NOISE RESTRICTIONS: MAX 80 DBA DEP, 84 DBA ARR (TRANSPORT - 86 DBA), MAX 77.1 DBA NIGHT LIMIT.
•  NOISE ABATEMENT, DEP RY 36, RY HDG 1 MILE, LEFT 320 DEG AT WHITE ARROW TO SHORELINE.
•  FOR NOISE ABATEMENT INFORMATION CALL (530) 541-0480.
•  AVOID DESOLATION WILDERNESS WEST OF ARPT.
•  ARFF NOT AVAILABLE WITHOUT PPR, CALL 530-541-0480.
•  COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -21C/-6F.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)
•  APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG). CLNC DEL PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 134.3 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RCAG).
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 18 ILS/DME TVL 108.9 MHz Chan 026X
•  LDA/DME RY 18 UNMON.
•  LOC FRONT UNUSBL BYD 15 DEG LEFT AND 15 DEG RIGHT OF CRS.
•  LOC FRONT UNUSBL WITHIN 4.1 DME.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VOR/DME SWR SQUAW VALLEY 113.2 MHz
HIWAS BROADCAST.
24 Hours 21.4 nm 143.3°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
VORTAC FMG MUSTANG 117.9 MHz 24 Hours 41.4 nm 202.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC UNUSABLE 200-230 BYD 30 NM BELOW 13000'.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
TVL WX ASOS 124.725 MHz 530-541-5739 0.0 nm
MEV WX AWOS-3PT 119.325 MHz 775-782-6264 13.1 nm
CXP WX AWOS-3PT 119.925 MHz 775-884-4708 21.6 nm
TRK WX AWOS-3PT 118.0 MHz 530-587-4599 26.1 nm
PVF WX AWOS-3 128.125 MHz 530-622-5698 37.2 nm
Runways
18/36
Dimensions: 8541 ft. x 100 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: EXCELLENT
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 70,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 125,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 210,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 18 Runway 36
True Alignment: 193° 13°
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Non-precision instrument Basic
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 38-54-19.1587 N 38-52-56.896 N
Longitude: 119-59-31.149 W 119-59-55.2858 W
Elevation: 6254.8 ft. 6268.6 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 48 ft. AGL  
Visual Glide Path Angle:  
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left  
Approach Lights: MALSF: 1400 feet medium intensity approach light system with sequenced flashers  
Centerline Lights: no no
Runway End Identifier Lights: No Yes
Displaced Threshold: 799.8 ft. 2032.7 ft.
DT Latitude: 38-54-11.4536 N 38-53-16.4799 N
DT Longitude: 119-59-33.4104 W 119-59-49.541 W
DT Elevation: 6255.6 ft. 6263.6 ft.
TDZE: 6259.1 ft. 6263.6 ft.
TORA: 8541 ft. 8541 ft.
TODA: 8541 ft. 8541 ft.
ASDA: 7817 ft. 7741 ft.
LDA: 7017 ft. 5708 ft.

Heliports
None