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Whiteman Airport
WHP - FAA airport diagram.gif
IATA: WHPICAO: KWHP
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Los Angeles County
Location Los Angeles, California
Elevation AMSL 1,003 ft / 305.7 m
Coordinates 34°15′33.57″N 118°24′48.35″W / 34.259325°N 118.4134306°W / 34.259325; -118.4134306Coordinates: 34°15′33.57″N 118°24′48.35″W / 34.259325°N 118.4134306°W / 34.259325; -118.4134306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 4,120 1,256 Asphalt

Whiteman Airport (IATA: WHPICAO: KWHP) is a general aviation airport located in the Pacoima district of Los Angeles, California, United States.

Located in the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood celebrities sometimes use this airport; however, Van Nuys Airport is used more often.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations unit is based at this airport.[1]

Whiteman Airport is home to Squadron 35 of the Civil Air Patrol.

Facilities

Whiteman Airport covers 184 acres (74 ha) and has one runway:

  • Runway 12/30: 4,120 x 75 ft (1,256 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt

References

  1. ^ "Air Operations". Los Angeles County Fire Department. http://fire.lacounty.gov/AirWildland/AirWildlandAirOps.asp. Retrieved 2007-02-17.  

External links

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