Torrance Municipal Airport

IATA/ICAO CODE: TOA/KTOA
CITY: Torrance
STATE: CA
COUNTRY: USA

AIRPORT CONTACT

No changes reported by the airport in 2011
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Name:
Shant Megerdichian
Title:
Facilities Manager
Airport: Torrance Municipal Airport
Address:


Torrance Municipal Airport
3301 Airport Drive
Torrance CA 90505
Phone: +1 310 784 7908
Fax: +1 310 784 7930
Email:
 
Airport Web Site: www.torrnet.com/airport

ELEVATION:
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
11L/29R
5001
11L/541
29R/540
-
150
11R/29L
3000
-
-
75
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NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

Noise Abatement Procedures for Propeller Driven Aircraft.
Recommended Noise Abatement Procedures - VFR Only
Preferred Runway (VFR & IFR): 29R/11L

Pattern Altitudes: Single-engine 1100 ft MSL; twin-engine 1600 ft MSL
29R/11L Traffic Pattern: Best rate of climb. Conditions permitting, turn at Hawthorne Blvd./Crenshaw Blvd. Keep downwind leg over industrial area as close as possible.

Runway 29R
Departure
Standard Departure: Best rate of climb, 45 deg. right turn prior to (North Turn) Hawthorne Blvd., cruise climb power to 1500 ft MSL.

Straight Out - Best rate of climb to Hawthorne Blvd., then cruise climb power to 1500 ft MSL. No turns prior to shoreline (maintain runway heading).

Arrival
Pattern Entry - Midfield from Mobil Refinery area, using Control Tower as aiming point.

Straight In - Recommend at least 1500 ft MSL until Union 76 Refinery and intercepting 4 deg VASI.

Runway 29L
Departure
Straight Out - Best rate of climb to Hawthorne Blvd., then cruise climb power to 1500 ft MSL. No turns prior to shoreline (maintain runway heading).

Arrival
Straight In - Recommend at least 1500 ft MSL until Union 76 Refinery and intercepting 4 deg VASI. Avoid flying south of 29L centerline due to higher terrain.

Runway 11L
Departure
Standard Departure- Best rate of climb, 45 deg. left turn prior to Crenshaw Blvd., cruise climb power to 1500 ft MSL.

Straight Out - Best rate of climb to Crenshaw Blvd., then cruise climb power to 1500 ft MSL before turning on course.

Arrival
Pattern Entry - Midfield from Harbor General Hospital, using Control Tower as aiming point.

Runway 11R
Departure
Straight Out - Best rate of climb to Crenshaw Blvd., then cruise power to 1500 ft MSL. No turns prior to shoreline (maintain runway heading).

Arrival
Straight In - Recommend at least 1500 ft MSL until reaching shoreline inbound. Avoid flying south of 11R centerline due to higher terrain.

Note: Do not attempt to follow any of the above procedures if such procedures are outside of the operating parameters of your aircraft operating manual.

Extreme noise sensitive area all quadrants. Local Noise Laws

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS
Airport closed to departure 2200-0700 (Mon-Fri), 2200-0800 (Sat.,Sun., and Holidays). See noise level limits. No departures without authorization.

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS
Runway 29R is the preferential runway for noise abatement.

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS - NONE

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE - NONE

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
none
-
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
none
-
Avigation Easements
none
-
Zoning Laws
none
-
Real Estate/Property Disclosure Laws
none
-
Acquire Land for Noise Compatibility to date
none
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Population within each noise contour level relative to aircraft operations
none

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Airport Noise Contour Overlay Maps
none
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Total Cost of Noise Mitigation Programs to Date
none
-
Source of Noise Mitigation Program Funding for Aircraft Noise
none
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NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM
7 monitors located in the surrounding community

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS
0700-2200 Hours (Mon-Fri) and 0800-2200 Hours (Sat,Sun,Holidays) the limits are 82 dB(A) Maximum Sound Level, 88 dB(A) SENEL (SEL).

Departure Curfew (No departures without authorization): 2200-0700 Hours (Mon-Fri) and 2200-0800 Hours (Sat,Sun,Holidays) the limits are 76 dB(A) Maximum Sound Level, 82 eB(A) SENEL (SEL)

STAGE 2 RESTRICTIONS
Composite Daytime Type Ban List
Mohawk 298
BAC 1-II-200/400
BAe 748
BAC HS-125-1A/3A/R
BAe 146-200A BAC
HS-125-600A
Viscount 745
Cessna Citation III 650
Cessna S550
Falcon 20
Fairchild F-27F
Learjet 24 B/D, 25 D, 25 F, 25 B/C
CV-440
Gulfstream II,IIB,III
1121 Commodore
1123 Westwind
1329-25 Jetstar
HFB-320 Hansa
YS-11A
Sabre 40A, 60, 60A, 70, 75A, 80, 80A
F27-100/200
F28-MK1000/MK4000

Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 2 PHASEOUT
U.S. Stage 2 Phase out complete as of 12/31/1999 (CFR Part 91.801). Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE