General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Airports


El Dorado County Airports


**Request for Qualifications # 22-918-006 for Airport Consulting Services**

El Dorado County is soliciting sealed Statements of Qualifications for airport consulting services, including on-call planning, environmental, design, engineering, and construction management, for the Placerville and Georgetown Airports. All submittals are due by September 28, 2021, no later than 3:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). RFQ # 22-918-006 is also posted at https://pbsystem.planetbids.com/portal/48157/portal-home.

The Next Airport Advisory Committee Meeting is September 22, 2021


The Placerville and Georgetown airports are owned and operated by the County of El Dorado and are located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Nearby attractions include Coloma, the original John Marshall gold discovery site that started the gold rush in California, and some of the best white water rafting in the country. Apple Hill is home to numerous orchards and wineries. The Eldorado National Forest is filled with hundreds of miles of hiking trails, remote camping areas, refreshing mountain lakes and thrilling ski resorts. All this plus more makes these airports ideal to start off your year-round adventures.

Both airports play a vital role in the community as emergency facilities during wildland fires, life flight transfers, and search and rescue operations.

Placerville Airport

Image of the Placerville Airport

Runway 5-23, elevation 2,583 MSL, 4,200 feet long by 75 feet wide.  EPIC brand 100LL and Jet-A fuel is available 24 hours per day by self-service at the fuel island with a credit card; EPIC, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card are accepted.  Jet-A is available by truck from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Thursday (most days), other hours by self-service at the fuel island.  VASI is available all hours; use 122.8, click five times.  Unicom, pilot-controlled lighting is available; use 122.8, click five times for 15 minutes of runway, taxiway and VASI, both runways.  Rotating beacon operates dusk to dawn.  AWOS: 128.125, or call (530) 622-5698; http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/getobext.php?wfo=&sid=KPVF&num=168&raw=0&dbn=m.  GPS approach on Runway 5 allows approaches down to 410 feet and 1 mile visibility; local altimeter is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Thursday (most days).  Hangtown V.O.R.-DME 115.5 on airport.  Tie downs available: $66 per month single, $89 per month twin.  Visitor tie downs (overnight parking): $8 per night single and $9 per night twin.

PVF Noise Abatement/Fly Quiet Procedure

Safety, speed and altitude permitting, on departure from Runway 23, make a 10-degree left turn at the end of the runway. No turns North or West prior to 3400 MSL or clear of noise sensitive area. No mid-field departures. Avoid noise sensitive areas as much as possible. Placerville is a Good Neighbor Airport; help us to continue to be so!!!

Airport FBOs

Hangtown Aviation - (530) 903-9625
Ragtime Aero - (530) 622-1340
Skywagons.com - (530) 642-2806

Car Rentals

Enterprise Rent-A-Car - (530) 621-0866
Hertz - (530) 676-1601

Taxicabs

Gold Rush Taxi – (530) 651-4653
Hangtown Taxi – call or text (530) 748-TAXI


Image of the Georgetown Airport

Georgetown Airport

Runway 17-35, elevation 2,623 MSL, 2,790 feet long by 60 feet wide.  Displaced threshold Runway 17.  EPIC brand 100LL fuel is available 24 hours per day, by self-service with a credit card; EPIC, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card are accepted.  Unicom, pilot-controlled lighting is available; use 123.05.  PAPI Runway 17 operates all daylight hours; night operation with lights.  Click five times for 15 minutes of runway lighting.  Rotating beacon operates dusk to dawn.  Tie downs available: $66 per month single, $89 per month twin.  Visitor tie downs (overnight parking): $8 per night single, $9 per night twin.  The Operations Office is located at the Placerville Airport.

Please Note:

Help us to be a Good Neighbor Airport!!  Safety permitting, on departure from Runway 17, avoid overflight of the ridgeline south and west of the airport at low altitude.

Fee Schedule Resolution - Both Airports