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:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: 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.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
ATIS: None  
Remarks:
•  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).
•  SQUAW VALLEY RCO 122.25 (RENO RADIO)
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 UNUSABLE BYD 15 DEG LEFT OF COURSE BYD 15 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
•  LOC FRONT UNUSABLE FROM THLD WTN 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
CXP WX AWOS-3PT 119.925 MHz 775-884-4708 21.6 nm
TRK WX AWOS-3 118.0 MHz 530-587-4599 26.4 nm
PVF WX AWOS-3 128.125 MHz 530-622-5698 37.2 nm
RNO WX ASOS   775-324-6659 37.8 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