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Location

Latitude: 
34-00-56.9590N (34.015822)
Longitude: 
118-27-04.7020W (-118.451306)
Elevation: 
169.8 feet MSL (52 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11.9 E (as of August 2019 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
3 N.M. E of Santa Monica, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZLA (Los Angeles)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1170 feet (357 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SMO
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  88
Multi Engine:  8
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

Total Operations:  165130
Air Taxi:  11766 7.1%
GA Local:  50342 30.5%
GA Itinerant:  101157 61.3%
Military Aircraft:  1865 1.1%

Communications

CTAF:  120.100
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  SANTA MONICA
120.1
257.8
Hrs: 0700-2100
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  SOCAL
Departure:  SOCAL
ATIS:  119.15
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (310-392-6453)

  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.
   

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
STELIOS MAKRIDES
3223 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP S.
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
(310) 458-8692
CITY OF SANTA MONICA
3223 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP S.
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
(310) 458-8692

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 310

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Air Castle
  
457-8719
American Flyers
  
Unicom 123.3 390-4571 100LL
American Flyers, Inc.
  
390-2099, 800-233-0808
Berlin Avionics
  
391-7620
Bill's Air Center
  
397-8183
Cutter Aviation - Santa Monica, Inc.
  
399-0480
Kim Davidson Aviation, Inc.
  
391-6293
Krueger Aviation, Inc.
  
391-6747
Museum of Flying
  
392-8822
Proteus Air Services
  
398-6929
Santa Monica Aviation
  
398-9392
Santa Monica Propeller Service
  
390-6233, 800-421-9995
Supermarine
  
Unicom 122.95, Arinc 129.375 396-6770 100LL, Jet A
Tantalizing Takeoffs
  
397-1832
Trans-Exec Air Service
  
399-9435
Trans-Pacific Aviation
  
390-2750
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Flight Service Stations

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

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 08/15/19 to 0901Z 09/12/19.

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-3
DP CHOII TWO (RNAV) SW-3
DP CHOII TWO (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP CTRUS THREE (RNAV) SW-3
DP CTRUS THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP PEVEE SIX (RNAV) SW-3
DP PEVEE SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
DP SANTA MONICA THREE (RNAV) SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 03 SW-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 03 SW-3
IAP VOR-A SW-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-3
MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SW-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-3
ODP TOPANGA TWO (OBSTACLE) SW-3
STAR BOGET TWO (RNAV) SW-3
STAR BONJO TWO (RNAV) SW-3
STAR FERNANDO SEVEN SW-3 Changed
STAR FERNANDO SEVEN[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
STAR KIMMO THREE SW-3 Changed
STAR KIMMO THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
STAR THRNE THREE (RNAV) SW-3
STAR THRNE THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
STAR WAYVE ONE (RNAV) SW-3
STAR ZUUMA THREE (RNAV) SW-3
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Maps

Santa Monica - Santa Monica Municipal (SMO) Airport Terminal Map

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SMO Airport Diagram

Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) Diagram
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METAR / TAF

METAR

TAF

Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SMO

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
4.9 Los Angeles International Airport
(LAX KLAX LAX)
153 141 Jet A
8.0 Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport
(HHR KHHR HHR)
133 121 100LL, Jet A
11.8 Van Nuys Airport
(VNY KVNY VNY)
350 338 100LL, Jet A
12.0 Bob Hope Airport
(BUR KBUR BUR)
22 10 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
12.8 Compton/Woodley Airport
(CPM KCPM CPM)
126 114 100LL
13.9 Zamperini Field Airport
(TOA KTOA TOA)
156 144 100LL, 80
14.7 Whiteman Airport
(WHP KWHP WHP)
7 355 100LL, Jet A
19.1 Long Beach /Daugherty Field/ Airport
(LGB KLGB LGB)
128 116 100LL, Jet A
21.1 San Gabriel Valley Airport
(EMT KEMT EMT)
78 66 100LL, Jet A
25.0 Fullerton Municipal Airport
(FUL KFUL FUL)
110 98 100LL, Jet A
33.6 Brackett Field Airport
(POC KPOC POC)
82 70 100LL, Jet A
34.1 Camarillo Airport
(KCMA CMA)
290 278 100LL, Jet A
35.5 John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport
(SNA KSNA SNA)
124 112 100LL, Jet A
36.2 Santa Paula Airport
(SZP KSZP SZP)
303 291 100LL
38.4 Cable Airport
(CCB KCCB CCB)
81 69 100LL, Jet A
39.2 Oxnard Airport
(OXR KOXR OXR)
286 274 100LL, Jet A
40.6 Chino Airport
(CNO KCNO CNO)
93 81 100LL, Jet A
42.3 Ontario International Airport
(ONT KONT ONT)
86 74 100LL, Jet A
42.8 Corona Municipal Airport
(KAJO AJO)
99 87 100LL
45.0 General Wm J Fox Airfield Airport
(WJF KWJF WJF)
14 2 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

List ALL KSMO NOTAMs

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NOTAMS within
NM of KSMO

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Locations (ICAO):
Buffer (Both Sides):
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Ratings & Reviews

Santa Monica Municipal Airport Ratings

Category Aspect Rating
Overall Rating for Santa Monica Municipal Airport
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Flight Service Number of Flights
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Overall Number of Routes Served
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

International Routes Served
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

On-time Performance
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
  • 4.5/5 (2 votes cast)

Business Centers
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Airport Website (information & tools)
  • 4.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Availability of Internet Connectivity
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Wireless Internet Access
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

General Facilities ATM Locations
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Public Telephones
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

Restrooms
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Architecture
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Terminal Layout
  • 4.5/5 (2 votes cast)

Seating Areas
  • 4.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Overall Cleanliness
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Children Play Areas
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

Geographic Location
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Baggage Claim Locations
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Baggage Handling
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

Overall Comfort
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Security Lines
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Parking Pricing
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Public Transport
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Car Rental
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Taxis
  • 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)

Hotel Shuttles
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Proximity to City Center
  • 2.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
  • 3.3/5 (3 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
  • 4.7/5 (3 votes cast)

Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
  • 3.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Remarks

A110-12 PPR RQRD FOR DUAL WHEEL ACFT IN EXCESS OF 60,000 LBS CERTIFIED MAX LNDG WGT, CTC AMGR (310) 458-8592.
A110-13 NO TOUCH/GO, STOP/GO, OR LOW APCH PERMITTED ON SAT, SUN, HOLS; WEEKDAYS SS-0700.
A110-14 VFR DEPS RWY 21 TURN LEFT 10 DEGS OVER SMO VOR THEN TURN RIGHT 225 DEGS
A110-15 IF DEP NORTH, NO RIGHT TURNS BFR RCHG SHORELINE. RWY 03 DEP NO TURNS PRIOR TO 405 FREEWAY LCTD 1 MI EAST.
A110-16 ENG MAINT RUNUP: JETS AND TURBOPROP NORTH SIDE, WITHIN 300 FT EAST OF TWY A4. PISTON SINGLE AND TWINS ON SOUTH SIDE, WITHIN 300 FT EAST OF TWY B4.
A110-17 CONS NOISE ORDINANCE IN EFCT CTC NOISE OFFICE FOR PROCS (310) 458-8692.
A110-18 NOISE LMTS ALL ACFT: PURE JET AND STAGE II (WITH/WITHOUT HUSHKITS) PROHIBITED. MAX NOISE LIMIT 95.0 DBA SNGL EVENT NOISE EXPOSURE LEVEL (SENEL) RCRDD 2200 FT EXTDD CNTRLN.
A110-19 PPR EX-MIL ACFT CTC ARPT MGR (310) 458-8692.
A110-20 CURFEW: NO ENG STARTS, APU, OR TKOFS EXC PPR LIFEGUARD FLTS 2300-0700 MON-FRI AND 2300-0800 WKENDS.
A110-22 TURBINE ACFT & ACFT OVER 12,000 LBS PROHIBITED ON SOUTH SIDE TSNT PKNG.
A110-23 IFR JETS & TURBOPROPS CTC GND PRIOR TO ENG START.
A110-24 PURE JET AND STAGE II (WITH/WITHOUT HUSH KITS) PROHIBITED.
A110-25 TSNT PRKG SOUTH SIDE, NEXT TO BCN.
A110-26 THE PAVED AREAS PRECDG THE RWY 3-21 THRS ARE NOT AVBL FOR LDG, TKOF, OR TAXI OPS. THE PAVED AREAS ARE NOW BLAST PADS CREATED FROM THE THRS' RELOCATION AND RWY LENGTH REDUCTION IN DECEMBER 2017.
A110-27 ACFT MUST NOW EXIT THE RWY AT DSGND CONNECTOR TWYS. THE CONS RWY EXIT SYS IS NO LONGER AVBL.
A110-5 HEL FLT TRNG OPN PROHIBITED; HEL OPNS APCH ARPT BDRY AT MIDFIELD AT OR ABOVE 900 FT MSL.
A110-7 INTXN DEPS AND FRMN LNDGS/DEPS PROHIBITED.
A110-9 RWY 03/21 DEP END APPROX 1000 FT FM RESIDENTIAL HOMES. EXTENDED HIGH POWER SETTINGS ON RUN-UP OR DEP NEGATIVELY IMPACT THE COMMUNITY.
A58-03 7' VOR ANT 250' RIGHT OF RY 03 CNTRLN & 100' FM END OF RY.
A58-21 +5' LGT POLE 100' L OF CNTRLN 75' FM END OF RY.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT REIL RWY 21; MIRL RWY 03/21 - CTAF.
E147 TPA: 1200' AGL SINGLE-ENG; 1700' AGL TWIN-ENG.

Runways

SMO Airport Runway Summary

Runways: 03/21
H1
Longest Runway: 03/21 is 3500 ft (1067 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

SMO Airport Runway Details

Runway 03/21  3500 ft x 150 ft (1067 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/18/2017
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  105.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 03

Runway 21

Elevation: 
127 170
Latitude: 
34-00-44.6269N 34-01-09.2906N
Longitude: 
118-27-19.2910W 118-26-50.1122W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
44 224
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.4 degrees 3.5 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
45 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
475 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
150 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
No Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
28 45
Threshold Elevation: 
0 0
Displaced Threshold: 
0 0
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
3500 3500
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
3500 3500
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
3500 3500
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
3500 3500

Helipad H1  40 ft x 40 ft (12 m x 12 m)
Runway Length Source:  as of
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Perimeter lights (for helipads Intensity

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

Helipad H1

Elevation: 
0 0
Latitude: 
Longitude: 
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
0 0
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
Object Height: 
0 0
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
0 0
Object Centerline Offset: 
150 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
0 0
Displaced Threshold: 
0 0
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
0 0
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
0 0
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
0 0
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
0 0

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available
Other Services: 
WWII aircraft museum and gift shop

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