American Airports Corporation, under contract with the County of Los Angeles, is responsible for the management and operation of this controlled 1200-acre general aviation airport, which is located three miles northwest of Lancaster, California.
Fox Airfield is the only general aviation airport in the Antelope Valley, serving several communities including Palmdale, Rosamond and Lancaster. The airport has 198 based aircraft and experiences over 81,000 annual operations. The airport is home to a state-of-the-art FAA air traffic control tower, a U.S. Department of Forestry Base, an Aircraft Museum, and several other aviation-related businesses.
Fox Airfield has one paved non-precision instrument runway. Runway 6/24 is 7,200 feet long and 150 feet wide, with medium intensity runway lighting (MIRL). Each end of the runway is equipped with a 4-light precision approach path indicator (PAPI).
The Airport itself has recently undergone some significant upgrades, including the extension of the runway from 5,000 feet to 7,200 feet, new lighting and signage, and a complete retrofitting of the fueling facility.
Quality AvFuel Jet A and 100LL Avgas are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can fuel your aircraft yourself at the self-serve pumps, or you can call for the fuel truck to come service your plane. You can fuel your aircraft yourself at the self-serve pumps, or you can call for the fuel truck to come service your plane.