Nav Aids

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1977
Sectional chart: PHOENIX
Control tower: no
ARTCC: Albuquerque Center
FSS: Prescott Flight Service Station
NOTAMs facility: PRC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1700
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at DVT (11 nm SE): Phone: 623-587-7764
WX AWOS-3 at GEU (17 nm S): 119.425 (623-877-8609)
WX ASOS at LUF (17 nm SW): Phone: 623-856-4361

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Nearby Radio Navigation Aids

VOR radial/distance VOR name Freq Var
PXRr316/26.1 PHOENIX VORTAC 115.60 12E
BXKr040/35.4 BUCKEYE VORTAC 110.60 14E NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
SCOTTSDALE 289/20.0 224 12E SDL … -.. .-..
FALCON FIELD 296/32.9 281 12E FFZ ..-. ..-. –..
CHANDLER 313/39.0 407 12E CHD -.-. …. -..

Runway 5C / 23C

Dimensions: 4200 x 100 ft. / 1280 x 30 m
Surface: dirt, in fair condition
RUNWAY 5C RUNWAY 23C
Traffic pattern powered aircraft: fly downwind north of field
Traffic pattern gliders: fly downwind south of field
Displaced threshold: 490 ft. 200 ft.
Obstructions: 15 ft. road
APCH SLOPE 30:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. 10 ft. road, 10 ft. from runway
RWY 23C 28:1 AT DISPLACED THRESHOLD

Runway 5L / 23R

Dimensions: 4200 x 100 ft. / 1280 x 30 m
Surface: dirt, in fair condition
RUNWAY 5L RUNWAY 23R
Traffic pattern powered aircraft: fly downwind north of field
Traffic pattern gliders: fly downwind south of field
Displaced threshold: 480 ft. 63 ft.
Obstructions: 15 ft. road
RWY 5L 32:1 AT DISPLACED THRESHOLD. 10 ft. road, 65 ft. from runway, 6:1 slope to clear
RWY 23R 24:1 AT DISPLACED THRESHOLD.

Runway 14 / 32

Dimensions: 2400 x 100 ft. / 732 x 30 m
Surface: dirt, in excellent condition
RUNWAY 14 RUNWAY 32
Traffic pattern glider and powered aircraft: west side of airport
Displaced threshold: 200 ft. 300 ft.
Obstructions: none 15 ft. road

Runway 5R / 23L

Dimensions: 4200 x 100 ft. / 1280 x 30 m
Surface: dirt, in fair condition
RUNWAY 5R RUNWAY 23L
Traffic pattern powered aircraft: fly downwind north of field
Traffic pattern gliders: fly downwind south of field
Displaced threshold: 580 ft. 240 ft.
Obstructions: 15 ft. road
RWY 5R 39:1 AT DISPLACED THRESHOLD. 10 ft. road, 60 ft. from runway
RWY 23L 30:1 AT DISPLACED THRESHOLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from
official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: PLEASANT VALLEY AIRPORT ASSOC
8700 WEST CAREFREE HWY
PEORIA, AZ 85383
cell 602-684-7627
Manager: ROY M COULLIETTE
8700 W CAREFREE HWY
PEORIA, AZ 85383
cell 602-684-7627

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 33
Single engine airplanes: 14
Gliders airplanes: 14
Ultralights: 5
Aircraft operations: avg 205/day *
80% local general aviation
20% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 24 April 2008

Additional Remarks

– POWERED ACFT PREFERRED RY 23R AND RY 05L.
– AEROBATIC ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT. AEROBATIC BOX APPROX 3,000 FT NW OF RY 05/23 SFC TO 6,600 FT MSL. BE ALERT RY 14/32 WHEN AEROBATIC BOX OCCUPIED.
– RYS 23C, 23R & 23L +24 FT POWERLINE MKD WITH BALLS ACROSS THLDS.
– EXTENSIVE GLIDER AND ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON AND INVOF OF ARPT.
– CTC FBO ON 122.95
– ALL RYS SOFT AND SLIPPERY WHEN WET.
– BLDG AND PARKED ACFT LCTD 120 FT SOUTH OF RY 05R/23L APPROX MIDPOINT.
– DSPLCD THLDS ON ALL RYS MKD WITH WHITE CHALK AND SMALL WHITE TIRES.
– SHALLOW UNDERGROUND GAS PIPELINE LCTD 240 FT FM EOR 23L, 23C, AND 23R.
– RY SEPARATIONS DO NOT MEET MINIMUM STDS, SIMULTANEOUS OPNS NOT AUTH ON ANY TWO RYS.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at P48.
Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KDVT – Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (11 nm SE)
KGEU – Glendale Municipal Airport (17 nm S)
KLUF – Luke Air Force Base (17 nm SW)
KSDL – Scottsdale Airport (20 nm SE)
KGYR – Phoenix Goodyear Airport (23 nm S)