Bakersfield Municipal Airport

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Bakersfield Municipal Airport
Bakersfield Municipal Airport diagram.png
Airport type Public
Owner City of Bakersfield
Serves Bakersfield, California
Elevation AMSL 378 ft / 115 m
Coordinates 35°19′30″N 118°59′46″W / 35.32500°N 118.99611°W / 35.32500; -118.99611
Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
Bakersfield Municipal Airport within Bakersfield
Location of airport within Bakersfield
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations 25,000
Based aircraft 82

Bakersfield Municipal Airport (FAA LID: L45) is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Bakersfield, a city in Kern County, California, United States.[1] The airport is mostly used for general aviation.


During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Transport Command as a Sub-base of Hammer Field.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Bakersfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 253 acres (102 ha) at an elevation of 378 feet (115 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending April 13, 2009, the airport had 25,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 68 per day. At that time there were 82 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine and 10% multi-engine.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for L45 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.

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