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.
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.
Characteristics of Apple Valley Airport
|Latitude/Longitude||34-34-31.2 N / 117-11-10.3 W|
|Variation||14 E 2000|
|From city||3 miles N of APPLE VALLEY, CA|
|Section chart||LOS ANGELES|
|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|