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KMER - Castle
LocationAtwater, CA
Lat / Lon37.380, -120.568
Elevation190.6
Variation15E
Time ZonePDT (UTC -420 minutes)
  
Operations
TypeAirport
UsePublic
TowerYes
ARTCCZOA - OAKLAND
AttendanceN/A
Wind IndicatorLighted
Segmented CircleYes
Runway LightsN/A
BeaconClear / Green
Landing FeeNo
  
Ownership
OwnerMERCED COUNTY
 2222 M STREET
 MERCED, CA 95340
 209-385-7686
  
ManagerSCOTT C. MALTA
 1900 AIRDROME ENTRY
 ATWATER, CA 95301-4180
 209-385-7686
  
Communications
UNICOM122.950
CTAF118.175
LCL/P235.775
ATIS124.475
GND/P133.575
  
Aircraft Activity
Operations        Based on Field 
Total283 per day       Total74
GA Local53%       Single Engine60
GA Transient46%       Multi Engine10
Commercial0%       Jets3
Commuter0%       Helicopters1
Air Taxi0%       Gliders0
Military1%       Military0
         Ultralight0
  
Services
Fuel100LL · JET A
Airframe RepairMINOR
Engine RepairMINOR
Bottled Oxygen
Bulk Oxygen
ParkingHangar · Tie-down
Other Services
  
Runway 13/31
Dimensions11802 ft x 150 ft
SurfaceAsphaltCONC
Edge LightsHigh intensity
Weight BearingSingle Wheel - 155.0
Dual Wheel - 200.0
Two Dual Wheel - 415.0
Two Dual Wheel in Tandem - 720.0
  
 Runway 13Runway 31
Alignment126° Magnetic / 141° True306° Magnetic / 321° True
ILSLOC/GS
TrafficLeftRight
Gradient% %
  
Remarks
(A11) COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
WHEN ATCT CLSD MAXIMUM OF 5 AIRCRAFT PERMITTED IN VFR TRAFFIC PATTERN AT ANY ONE TIME AND 2,000 FT CEILING AND 3 MILES VISIBILITY RECOMMENDED.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-0516.
TWY B CLSD TO ACFT GTR THAN 30000 LBS.
RY 13/31 180 DEGREE TURNS PROHIBITIED.
FOR AIRPORT INFO 209-385-7686.
RY 31 WILL BE THE DESIGNATED CALM WIND RY (WIND 5 KNOTS OR LESS).
OPPOSITE END OF RY NOT VISIBLE ON TKOF. WHEN ATCT CLSD OPPOSITE DIRECTION TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
CIVILIAN AND MILITARY TRAINING MAY OCCASIONALLY CAUSE PATTERN CONGESTION.
(A16) X4180
(A30-13/31) 1,000 FT PAVED BLAST PAD BOTH ENDS OF RY.
(A49-31) ALSF1 RY 13/31 SEQUENCED FLASHING LGTS OTS INDEFLY.
(A70) FOR FUEL FM 1800-0900 CALL (209) 725-1455.
(A81-APT) WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RY 13/31; ALSF1 RYS 13 & 31 FREQ 123.00; 3 CLICKS ON, 5 CLICKS INCREASE INTENSITY, 7 CLICKS OFF. PAPI RYS 13 & 31 OPER CONT.
(E111) NO OBJECTIONS
(E147) TPA 1000 FT AGL; TURBINE & LARGE ACFT 1500 FT AGL.