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Location

Latitude: 
37-21-46.7810N (37.362995)
Longitude: 
121-55-43.0340W (-121.928621)
Elevation: 
62.2 feet MSL (19 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.3 E (as of November 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
2 N.M. NW of San Jose, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1946
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1062 feet (324 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SJC
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: D
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  61
Multi Engine:  16
Jet Engine:  52
GA Helicopters:  4

Annual Operations (as of 02/28/2018)

Total Operations:  181686
Commercial:  120671 66.4%
Air Taxi:  23861 13.1%
GA Local:  12414 6.8%
GA Itinerant:  24099 13.3%
Military Aircraft:  641 0.4%

Communications

CTAF:  124.000
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  SAN JOSE
124.0
257.6
Hrs: 0600-0000
Clearance Del.:  118.0
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  NORCAL
Departure:  NORCAL
ATIS:  126.95
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  126.95 (408-969-0838)

       

    Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    JOHN AITKEN
    1701 AIRPORT BLVD., SUITE B-1130
    SAN JOSE, CA 95110-1206
    (408) 277-5100
    CITY OF SAN JOSE
    200 E. SANTA CLARA STREET
    SAN JOSE, CA 95113
    408-277-5100

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    Area Code: 408

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    ACM Aviation, Inc.
      
    Arinc 129.05 286-3832 100LL, Jet A
    Advanced Aviation Services
      
    292-0517
    Air Combat U.S.A.
      
    800-522-7590
    Air One Helicopter
      
    292-5043
    American Flyers
      
    800-237-2825
    Aris Helicopters, Ltd.
      
    Unicom 123.5 998-3266, 800-955-2747
    Corporate Air Technology
      
    977-0990
    Dan Jay Aircraft Sales
      
    288-2317
    Flying Gift Shop & Deli
      
    292-5117
    Giotto's Interiors
      
    286-4500
    Hester-Robertson Insurance
      
    286-5330
    LAC Avionics, Inc.
      
    295-4144
    Lafferty Aircraft Sales
      
    293-5352
    San Jose Jet Center
                
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 129.80 297-7552 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
      
    Arinc: 129.05 +1 669 800 1992
    Silicon Valley Express
      
    292-0677
    Squadron 2 Flying Club
      
    275-0300
    Thunderbird Aviation
      
    275-8500
    Trade Winds Aviation
      
    298-9161, call 298-0368 for aircraft sales
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Oakland(OAK)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 11/08/18 to 0901Z 12/06/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SW-2
    DP ALMDN FOUR (RNAV) SW-2
    DP BMRNG FOUR (RNAV) SW-2
    DP LOUPE FOUR SW-2
    DP SAN JOSE TWO SW-2
    DP SUNOL NINE SW-2
    DP TECKY THREE (RNAV) SW-2
    HOT HOT SPOT SW-2
    IAP FAIRGROUNDS VISUAL RWY 30L/R SW-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 12R SW-2
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 30L SW-2
    IAP ILS RWY 30L (SA CAT I - II) SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 12L SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 12R SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 30L SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 30R SW-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 12L SW-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 12R SW-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 30L SW-2
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 30R SW-2
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-2
    MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SW-2
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
    STAR BRINY TWO SW-2
    STAR BRIXX TWO (RNAV) SW-2
    STAR CAPITOL THREE SW-2
    STAR EL NIDO FIVE SW-2
    STAR FRLON TWO (RNAV) SW-2
    STAR GOLDEN GATE SEVEN SW-2
    STAR POINT REYES THREE SW-2
    STAR RAZRR FOUR (RNAV) SW-2
    STAR RAZRR FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-2
    STAR RISTI ONE (RNAV) SW-2
    STAR ROBIE FOUR SW-2
    STAR SILCN FOUR (RNAV) SW-2
    STAR SILCN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-2
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    Maps

    San Jose - Norman Y Mineta San Jose International (SJC) Airport Terminal Map

    San Jose - Norman Y Mineta San Jose International (SJC) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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    SJC Airport Sectional

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    SJC Airport Diagram

    Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) Diagram
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    METAR / TAF

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    TAF

    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SJC

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    5.5 Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport
    (RHV KRHV RHV)
    109 96 100LL, Jet A
    10.7 Palo Alto Airport
    (PAO KPAO PAO)
    303 290 100LL, Jet A
    17.7 San Carlos Airport
    (SQL KSQL SQL)
    300 287 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, MOGAS, UL94
    20.0 Hayward Executive Airport
    (HWD KHWD HWD)
    332 319 100LL, Jet A
    20.5 Livermore Municipal Airport
    (LVK KLVK LVK)
    14 1 100LL, Jet A
    23.2 San Martin Airport
    (E16)
    136 123 100LL, Jet A
    25.6 Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
    (OAK KOAK OAK)
    327 314 100LL, Jet A
    26.2 San Francisco International Airport
    (SFO KSFO SFO)
    305 292 100LL, Jet A
    26.5 Watsonville Municipal Airport
    (WVI KWVI WVI)
    165 152 100LL, Jet A
    28.7 Half Moon Bay Airport
    (HAF KHAF HAF)
    288 275 100LL
    30.3 Tracy Municipal Airport
    (KTCY TCY)
    49 36 100LL, Jet A
    31.4 Byron Airport
    (C83)
    27 14 100LL
    37.5 Hollister Municipal Airport
    (HLI KCVH CVH)
    138 125 100LL, Jet A
    38.1 Buchanan Field Airport
    (CCR KCCR CCR)
    350 337 100LL, Jet A-1+
    41.7 Marina Municipal Airport
    (OAR KOAR OAR)
    168 155 100LL, Jet A
    44.8 Salinas Municipal Airport
    (SNS KSNS SNS)
    159 146 100LL, Jet A
    45.7 Stockton Metropolitan Airport
    (SCK KSCK SCK)
    45 32 100, 100LL, Jet A
    46.4 Gustine Airport
    (3O1)
    97 84 100LL
    46.7 Monterey Regional Airport
    (MRY KMRY MRY)
    174 161 100LL, Jet A
    49.0 Modesto City-Co-Harry Sham Field Airport
    (MOD KMOD MOD)
    70 57 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Ratings & Reviews

    Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport
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    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    Public Telephones
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    Restrooms
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    Remarks

    A110-23 TWY Y WILL BE PERIODICALLY RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 171 FT (MD-11 OR SMALLER) DURING B-787 AND A-340 OPNS ON RY 12L/30R.
    A110-25 TWY Z WILL BE PERIODICALLY RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 118 FT (B-737-900 OR SMALLER) DURING B-787 AND A-340 OPNS.
    A110-3 BIRDS FREQUENTLY ON OR IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
    A110-31 TWY V LTD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 118 FT (B-737-900 OR SMALLER).
    A110-34 UNSCHEDULED OPNS BY GROUP 5 ACFT (B747) AND LARGER NOT AUTH EXCEPT WITH PRIOR ARPT APPROVAL CTC AMGR (408) 392-3500.
    A110-35 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: RY 30L/12R IS PREFERRED ARRIVAL RY FOR JET ACFT AND RY 12L/30R IS THE PREFERRED DEP RY FOR JET ACFT. ALL JET ACFT TKOFS ARE TO BE INITIATED FM EOR UNLESS DIRECTED OTHERWISE BY ATCT.
    A110-38 CURFEW HRS 2300-0700 FAR 36 STAGE II, 2330-0630 FAR 36 STAGE III ACFT LISTED ON THE SCHEDULE OF AUTHORIZED AIRCRAFT ISSUED BY THE DIRECTOR OF AVIATION. DELAYED SCHEDULED FLIGHTS, AND ALTERNATE/EMERGENCY OPERATIONS MAY BE EXEMPT FROM CURFEW HOUR RESTRICTIONS.
    A110-39 PRIOR AIRPORT NOTIFICATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL LATE/EARLY ARRIVALS. CONTACT MANAGER ON DUTY AT (408) 392-3500.
    A110-40 FIRST 400 FT RY 30R & RY 30L CLSD FOR TKOF DC10, MD11, L1011.
    A110-41 ALL TURBINE ENGINE RUN-UPS REQUIRE PRIOR AIRPORT APPROVAL, CONTACT MGR ON DUTY (408) 392-3500.
    A110-43 TWY D BETWEEN TWY W AND TWY V LIMITED TO ACFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 118 FT (B-737-900 OR SMALLER).
    A110-44 TWY W BETWEEN TWY J AND TWY L CAN SUPPORT GROUP IV ACFT.
    A110-45 HOT SPOT 3: RY 11-29 IS NOW TWY W1. SURFACE IS USABLE ONLY AS TAXIWAY AND IS MARKED AND SIGNED AS A TWY.
    A110-46 HIGH INTENSITY LIGHT ACTIVITY: HIGH INTENSITY LIGHTS (LASERS AND LARGE MEDIA SCREENS) MAY BE VISIBLE TO ARR AND DEP ACFT TO SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING EVENTS AT THE LEVI STADIUM COMPLEX (37-24-15N/121-58-14W, SJC VORTAC R-303/2.1 DME). FLIGHT CREWS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN OPERATING IN THIS AREA DURING STADIUM EVENTS. COCKPIT ILLUMINATION AND GLARE EFFECT REDUCING VIS MAY BE INTENSIFIED DURING ARR AND DEP OPS ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT.
    A110-47 RRP RQRD FM FBO FOR TSNT HEL OPS.
    A110-48 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748.
    A34-12R/30L 900 FT DSPLCD HR ON NE END NOT GROOVED.
    A43-30L RWY 30L PAPI UNUSBL BYD 7 DEGS OF CNTRLN OF RWY.
    A57-12R APCH RATIO 50:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
    A57-30L APCH RATIO 50:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
    A81-APT ACTVT MALSR RWY 12R, MALSR RWY 30L, HIRL RWY 12L/30R, HIRL RWY 12R/30L - FREQ 124.0 WHEN TWR CLSD.
    E147 TPA 942 FT AGL SINGLE-ENGINE ACFT, 1442 FT AGL MULTI-ENGINE & TURBINE POWERED ACFT.
    E40-30L NW
    E40-30R NW

    Runways

    SJC Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 12L/30R
    12R/30L
    Longest Runway: 12L/30R is 11000 ft (3353 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 12R, 30L

    SJC Airport Runway Details

    Runway 12L/30R  11000 ft x 150 ft (3353 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 12/22/2016
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  91 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  220.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  605.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 12L

    Runway 30R

    Elevation: 
    38 61
    Latitude: 
    37-22-29.9801N 37-21-08.1324N
    Longitude: 
    121-56-24.6377W 121-54-54.9212W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    139 319
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE TREE
    Object Height: 
    32 54
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1441 1435
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    580 ft. right of centerline 550 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    70 69
    Threshold Elevation: 
    38 55
    Displaced Threshold: 
    1308 2537
    Threshold Latitude: 
    37-22-20.2525N 37-21-27.0149N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    121-56-13.9699W 121-55-15.6102W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    10139 10134
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    11000 11000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    10139 10134
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    8833 7597

    Runway 12R/30L  11000 ft x 150 ft (3353 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 12/22/2016
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  67 /R/C/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  220.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  250.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  605.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  875.

    Runway 12R

    Runway 30L

    Elevation: 
    38 62
    Latitude: 
    37-22-25.4266N 37-21-03.5766N
    Longitude: 
    121-56-31.1597W 121-55-01.4432W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    139 319
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE FENCE
    Object Height: 
    29 14
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    580 230
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    580 ft. right of centerline 550 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Rollout Touchdown
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    75 70
    Threshold Elevation: 
    38 57
    Displaced Threshold: 
    1297 2537
    Threshold Latitude: 
    37-22-15.7747N 37-21-22.4564N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    121-56-20.5816W 121-55-22.1304W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    9883 10152
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    11000 11000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    9883 10152
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    8587 7614

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure / Low Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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