Riverside Municipal Airport

Riverside Municipal Airport

Riverside Municipal Airport Tenant Portal

Welcome to the KRAL Tenant Portal.  The Portal serves as a resource for airport tenants to stay informed about airport news, events and basic tenant information. 

Hangar Inspections

Due to the demand of aircraft hangars and inconsistent use of hangars in airports across the country, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) developed a Hangar inspection policy.  FAA rules and regulations limit use of airport property for aeronautical use only.  Over the years a lack of regulations resulted in the large storage space a hangar provides being used for purposes other than housing aeronautical equipment.  The FAA policy requires airports that receive federal grants to ensure hangars are used meet their primary function: storage of aircraft. 

Riverside Municipal Airport (KRAL) receives FAA grant monies to complete large onsite improvements such as the 2017 Airport Apron project.  On August 1, 2017, KRAL accepted federal funds in the amount of $830,000 for the apron/runway project.  Projected assistance through 2022 will result in an estimated $3.5 million in federal and state grant assistance.  To ensure grant funding is not compromised, KRAL must meet Federal regulations including that of Hangar Compliance.

There are 170 hangars on airport property.  To ensure ample inspection time, an incremental inspection schedule has been developed to ensure all inspections are completed by mid-April 2018.  Airport staff will inspect all onsite hangars with the exception of hangars located at the Port-A-Port.  The Port-A-Port landlord will be responsible for inspecting and insuring compliance of all Port-A-Port hangars by April 15, 2018.   

Hangar Inspection Schedule

Hangar location

Inspection Period*

Brown Hangars

Aug 1 – Sept 15, 2017

Gemende Hangars

Sept 18 – 30, 2017

Parflight Hangars

Oct 2 – Nov 15, 2017

GM Hangars

Jan 8 – 15, 2018

L1A & L1B Hangars

Feb 1 – 9, 2018

M-1 & M-2 Hangars

Feb 15 – 17, 2018

 * Appointments will be made with tenants prior to inspection to accommodate tenant schedules.  All tenants will receive a copy of inspection report for reference.

What will the inspections consist of?  Inspections will include, but are not limited to, Municipal and FAA rules and regulations.  Download a copy of the Hangar Inspection checklist for more insight.

On-site Contractors

As identified in the master lease, the Port-A-Port hangars are required to be painted.  Port-A-Port tenants have been contacted by their landlord and given information about the costs associated with using the landlord's preferred vendor.  Tenants are welcome to use their own contractor, however all contractors must be vetted by the Airport Administration Office and have the following items on file and approved by the City's Risk Management office prior to start of work (Insurance binder listing the City of Riverside as additionally insured, City of Riverside Business License, Auto Liability Insurance with Endorsement page and Workmans Compensation Insurance binder listing the City of Riverside as additionally insured).  For more details please contact the Airport Customer Service Representative Mike Dean mdean@riversideca.gov or 951-351-6176.

All hangars and hangar trim colors will be uniform.  Vista paint codes: VP7-26964 (Hangar) and VP7-26962 (Hangar trim). 

Airport Projects

The goal of Riverside Municipal Airport is to stay in front of maintenance.  As a result our team works on multiple projects at simultaneously.  In addition to the projects listed on the Airport Projects page our team is also:

  • Renovating the hangar previously occupied by Flying Kolors and preparing a Request for Proposal to secure a new tenant.

  • Identification and development of bid specs to paint remaining airport hangars.

  • Award contract for Apron Rehabilitation project (anticipated completion October 2017).

  • Second half of Terminal parking lot light conversion.

Community Events 

The airport is a central point in the community.  Through collaborative efforts the airport provides tenants an opportunity to become actively involved, promote their business and support community efforts. 

Upcoming community events include:

  • Riverside Police Department/KRAL Trunk or Treat - Friday, October 27, 2017 • 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Fly-In Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, November 4, 2017 • 7 - 11 a.m.
  • Toys for Tots Toy Drive - November 20 - December 25, 2018
  • 2018 Air Show - Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Career and Tech Expo - Wednesday, May 16, 2018

 

Stay Connected with KRAL

Tenant ideas and input on how to make KRAL a more attractive venue for pilots and the community is always welcomed.  Call, stop by the office and share your thoughts.  You can also follow Riverside Municipal Airport digitally on social media and share your photos & experiences.

   

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