The Apple Valley airport, internationally known according to the IATA aeronautical codes: APV, ICAO: KAPV, FAA LID: APV, is located in the county of San Bernardino – California exactly 3 miles (4.8 km) from the urban center of the town Apple Valley.
This is a public service airport which offers passenger and daily flights to nearby cities such as Las Vegas, Riverside, Ontario and Los Angeles. These services are offered by the most important airlines in the United States such as American Airlines, United Airlines, among others.Apple Valley airport

Historical Review of Apple Valley Airport.

In 1970 the Apple Valley airport was operated by Air West and later by its successor Hughes AirWest, these airlines had Fairchild F-27 type turbocharged flights covering the routes to Las Vegas, Riverside, Ontario and Los Angeles. In 1979 the airline Inland Empire Airlines was introduced, providing the service at the Apple Valley airport with propulsion flights to Ontario, Los Angeles, Bullhead City and Las Vegas.
An interesting fact to mention is that the first flights to Apple Valley were operated by Air West at the old airport from the end of 1950 to 1966 with turboprop aircraft F-27.

Apple Valley Airport aerial view

Characteristics of Apple Valley Airport

Summary
Latitude/Longitude 34-34-31.2 N / 117-11-10.3 W
Elevation 3061.7 FT
Variation 14 E 2000
From city 3 miles N of APPLE VALLEY, CA
ARTCC ZLA
Section chart LOS ANGELES
Time Zone UTC-8(-7DT)

 

OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational Wind Indicator Lighted
Facility use Open to the public Segmented Circle Yes
Control Tower No air traffic control tower at airport Lights SEE RMK
Tower Hours Beacon Clear and Green 
Apch/Dep Hours Landing Fee No
FSS RIVERSIDE FSS (RAL)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF Fuel 100LL, A
NOTAMs Facility RAL (RIVERSIDE MUNI) Fire and Rescue
Attendance 0800-1700 Int’l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport

 

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