|Operator||Los Angeles County|
|Elevation AMSL||1,003 ft / 305.7 m|
Whiteman Airport (previously known as Whiteman Air Park) ( IATA : WHP, ICAO : KWHP) is a general aviation airport in the northeastern San Fernando Valley community of Pacoima, in the city of Los Angeles, California.
The airport was founded as "Whiteman Air Park" in 1946 on a farm by pilot Marvin Whiteman Sr. as a non-tower controlled, private airport. Later, Whiteman Manufacturing Co. was built on the airport's west side. In 1970 the airport was purchased by the County of Los Angeles. During the 1980s the name was changed to "Whiteman Airport", but it is still commonly referred to as "Whiteman Airpark" by old-time local pilots to this day.
The airport is open to general aviation aircraft 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is home to over 600 aircraft, and numerous aviation-related businesses.
The airport can handle small aircraft as well as medium turboprops and jets, although little jet traffic is seen on its rather narrow runway. The control tower is in operation daily. The single runway has runway end identifier lights (REILs), pilot controlled medium-intensity runway lighting (MIRLs) and a precision approach path indicator (PAPI). Full and self-service fuel is available around the clock. The airport has an AWOS Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) with data available continuously by radio and telephone.
Whiteman Airport is home to Senior Squadron 35, Cadet Squadron 137, and Los Angeles County Group 1 of the Civil Air Patrol, as well as EAA Chapter 40 and a branch of the Young Eagles.
Whiteman Airport is mentioned in season 5 of the television series Bosch.
Whiteman Airport was used for filming the final sequence of the film Sharknado, standing in for Lancaster Airport.
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