Van Nuys Airport
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Airport Information

(818) 780-4993(818) 904-6166(800) 992-7433(818) 785-8838
Frequency118.45119.3 (W)
120.2 (E)

Ground Approach DepartureLatLong
2,000(1,201) 16R/34L
1,800(1,001) 16L/34R
121.7120.4 (N)
135.05 (E of BUR)
124.6 (SE)
120.4 (N)

Fees:(Varies) $3.00/single to $15.00+/twins.
Op Hours:continuous
Approaches:1. Monitor ATIS prior to calling Approach, Tower or Ground.
2. Call SoCal Approach prior to entering Class C.
3. Call Tower prior to entering Class D.
4. Remain on Tower freq. 'till instructed to change to GND.
5. Don't forget to close your flight plan.
Departures:1. Monitor ATIS prior to calling Clearance or Ground.
2. Call Clearance @ 126.6 for IFR or Class C clearances.
3. Call Ground when ready to Taxi.
3. Call Tower when for take-off.
4. Call SoCal Departure for VFR advisories or flight following.
5. Call Hawthorne FSS to open flight plan.
Notes:Caution:Reported to be the busiest GA airport in the US.
Caution:VNY lies beneath BUR Class C airspace. Pilots must contact SoCal Approach prior to entering Class C.
Caution:Eastbound traffic to BUR overflies VNY as low as 2,800' MSL.
Caution:VNY lies in a valley surrounded by higher terrain.
Caution:Extensive helicopter traffic.


Fuels:Chevron, Exxon, Phillips 66, Shell, Texaco, Unocal (100LL, Jet A)


Maor. Avionics. Oxygen.


Food:Amelia's Restaurant. Landings Restaurant. 94 th Aero Squadron.
Local HotelsLodging:Airtel Plaza Hotel. Carriage Inn.
Car RentalsTransportation:Taxi: United Cab. City Cab.Car Rental:Avis.Enterprise.Budget.
Local Attractions

The Japanese Garden at the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant

Looking North

VFR Chart

IFR Diagram

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VFR Terminal w/ Labels

Local Businesses

Stratos Jet Charters, Inc - VNY
(888) 878.7286
Stratos Jet Charters provides private jet service and aircraft rentals at VNY.
94th Aero Squadron
99s - San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley chapter of the 99s, the International Organization of Women Pilots.
Able Avionics - VNY Avionics sales and service.
Aero Club Instruction, Rentals, Ground School (7am-7pm).
Aerocon Engineering Engineering
Aerolease Associates
Aerolease West VNY
Aero-Nasch Aviation
Aero Plex Office Suites Leasing
Aerospecialties Aircraft maintenance.
Air Center Aviation
Aircraft Instrument Repair (A.I.R.) Labs, Inc. Aircraft instrument repair, OHC, and Exchange in Sherman Oaks,CA.
Air Group (The) Charter Flights, Jets
Airport Cafe' Located on the field at Million Air FBO.
Airport Police Department Police
Airports, Department of
Air Sources
Airtel Plaza Hotel 40 Tie-Downsb
Airventurers Flying Club Promotes monthly fly-ins to various locales, often over a weekend.
Amazing Carpet Services Carpet & Upholstery [emergency] Cleaning Service.
American Aviation
American Flyers - VNY Professional flight school, Part 141 certified, Private through ATP
Billingley's Restaurant
Blue Skies Aviation FAA Testing, Aircraft Rentals, Ground School & Flight Training, and Charter Services.
Bride Brothers Aviation Aircraft Brokerage and Consulting Company
Briles Wing & Helicopter, Inc.
Century Aero Club, Inc. Tenant Leasing at Van Nuys Airport
Chrysler Aviation, Inc. Aircraft Charter, Flight Training - Citation & Lear Jet
Civil Air Patrol - Squadron 128 CAP Squadron 128 provides emergency services (search and rescue, disaster relief, etc) in support of military, government, and humanitarian agencies.
Civil Air Patrol - Squadron 135
Classic Air
Clay Lacy Aviation UNOCAL Fuel (Jet A - 24hrs) full service FBO (jets), maintenance.
Condor Squadron OFC and Airman Assoc.
Continental Training & Service Center, Inc. Well maintained aircraft with experienced instructor.
D & S Aviation, LLC Aircraft Charter & Management, Air Tours, Aerial Photo
Dan Peterson Company Maintenance, modifications.
DCL Avionics - VNY Avionics sales and service.
Denny's Restaurant
Dole Foods Flight Operation
Don Cordier Aviation Advanced Pilot Training, Insurance Qualification
Duncan Avionics - VNY Avionics sales and service.
Dynamo Aviation, Inc.
Eight Ball Flying Club Safe, Affordable and Fun. A member owned flying club at Van Nuys Airport since 1954.
Elite Aviation, Inc. Charter Planes, Aircraft Sales & Managementce
Falcon Aviation
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Express
Fire Station 90 VNY Airport Crash/Rescue and Fire safety education.
Flight Academy International Flight School
Flyaway Bus Terminal Direct Service to LAX. Call for information.
Fowler Aeronautical Service
Group Three Aviation Flight Instruction, Helicopter Flight Instruction, Pilot Supplies, Scenic Rides, Rentals
Helinet Aviation Helicopters, Tours, Movie Work, Charter
Hollywood Aviators A “boutique” flight school and FBO
Hughes Aircraft
IFR Avionics Avionics, autopilots, flight control systems, custom installations, radar.
Intertech Overload, Inc. The Future of Aircraft Management in Van Nuys,CA.
J & D Air Hangar rentals, 24hr FBO & AVFuel - Jet A and Avgas.
Japanese Garden Japanese Graden at the Tillman Water reclamation Plant. Free tours.
J.E.C. Enterprises
Jetcopters, Inc. Helicopter Charter, Movie Work
Jetcopters Inc. Private Helicopters and Corporate Jet Transportation across the country.
Jet Set Aircraft
Joe Susifolk Agency Aircraft Insurance
Johnson Instrument Repair Instrument Repair
Ken McInturff Aircraft Sales Aircraft Sales
Ken McInurff Aircraft Sales Used aircraft broker and appraiser, 25 years experience.
Key West Air
King Aviation Flight Instruction, Ground School, Simulators, Aircraft Rentals, Pilot supplies, Charter, Scenic Rides, Maintenance
Kitty Hawk Squadron III Boy Scouts of America A non-profit group program providing private pilot training for youngsters aged 14-21.
Kittyhaw Squadron III Air Explorer Scout Post Boys & girls, ages 14-21, learn to fly in a Cessna for $47/hour.
Knight Helicopters Inc. Private, commercial & instructor helicopter ratings.
L.A. City Helicopters
Landings Restaurant Located in Airtel Plaza. Open 1100-1400 weekdays, only.
L.A. Unified School District - Aviation
Litton Industries
MC Aviation
MC Group
Mend Aviation Ground School
Mike's Avionics Avionics
Million Air - VNY Fuel, Instruction, Car Rentals, Tie Downs, Charter, Pilots Lounge
M.P.G. Aviation, Inc.
National Helicopter Service Helicopter Maintenance, Charter
Nav-Com Service Military Avionics Repair
Orbic Helicopter Helicopter Instruction, Helicopter Rentals, Helicopter Charter, Helicopter Scenic Rides
Pacific Air Radio Avionics Sales, Avionics Service
Pacific Coast Forecasting Worldwide weather and flight support and planning service
Pacific Continental Engines, Inc.
Pacific Holding Co. Corporate Jet Aviation Facility
Pacific Wings Flight School, French Spoken
Paramount Corp. Aviation
Pay-Fone Systems, Inc.
Peterson Aviation
Pirate Aviation, Inc.
Prime Jet, LLC Gulfstream G-4 Aircraft worldwide: Personalized, Private, Prompt, Perfect
Quality Aircraft Services Corp. Corporate Maintenance & Management
Raytheon Aircraft Services Fuel, Aircraft Sales, Avionics, Charter, Aircraft Parts
RoigWest Turbine Aircaft Maintenance, Repairs
Rotorcraft Support, Inc. Service center for Eurocoupter, Bell and Robinson
San-Val Aircraft Supplies Aircraft Supplies, Pilot Supplies
Schaefer Air Service
Schultz & Lee Aviation Law Services
Silva Aviation
Simulator & Instrument Training Center Simulator, Instrument and Advanced Training, Aircraft Rental
Skybird Aviation
Skytrails Aviation Fuel, Car Rental, Pilots Lounge,
Skytrails Aviation North Aircraft Maintenance and Service
Southwest Aviation
Spirit Aviation
Superior Industries International, Inc.
Sylmar Hang Gliding Association Sylmar Hang Gliding Association, since 1983.
Syncro Aircraft Interiors
Tenet Healthcare Corp.
TGA Aviation, Inc.
The Aerolease Group
The Dan Peterson Co.
The Jet Center Fuel, FBO, Maintenace, Interiors
Thornton Corporation Aircraft Service & Maintenance, Sabre, Lear Jets
Total Aircraft Services Aircraft engineering and maintenance expertise.
Truespeed Aero Governors, Inc. Governor Maintenance
TwinAir, Inc Helicopter training. Helicopter Charter
Valley Air Supply Aircraft Parts, Pilot Supplies
Van Nuys Airport Association
Van Nuys Airport Citizen Advisory Council
Van Nuys Flight Center Aircraft Sales, Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Pilot Supplies
Van Nuys Pilot Supplies Pilot Supplies
Visionair Corporate Jet Maintenance & Operations, Aircraft Sales
Mid-Continent Instruments - West
RotorFX Helicopter sales & brokerage, helicopter MRO, helicopter flight training, avionics, composites, sheet metal, welding, distributor for Mosquito & Aerocopter.
All Spectrum Aviation

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