faastWhiteman (WHP), CA – Obstacle Departure Procedure, (ODP)
Notice Number: NOTC4854

Pilots executing Incorrect IFR departure procedures out of Whiteman (WHP), CA. have resulted in numerous Pilot Deviations.

To help prevent these deviations, pilots are reminded that IFR aircraft flying the Whiteman (WHP) Obstacle Departure Procedure, (ODP) should ALWAYS be “OUTBOUND” on the VNY R-325 as they climb to 4,500 ft. prior to turning left direct VNY VOR/DME. It is imperative that pilots follow the established WHP Obstacle Departure Procedure, (ODP) to avoid higher terrain.

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whp_rwy_picThere is a new building being built replacing and existing one in the Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) for Runways 12-30 at the south end of the Airport just across the Street from the Approach end of Runway 30. The Photo of the area with the the existing building marked with a red square. The Building is being built in the City of Los Angeles and the the Airport is in Los Angeles County Property. CALPILOTS was told by people that attended the LA County Airport Commission meeting last month that they knew nothing about it and at this month’s Commission Meeting they had little more information.

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