Santa Monica Municipal Airport

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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: 
11.8 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. E of Santa Monica, California
Found On: 
Los Angeles Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

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

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:  78
Multi Engine:  6

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)

       

    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 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

    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 THREE (RNAV) SW-3
    DP CHOII THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    DP CTRUS FOUR (RNAV) SW-3
    DP CTRUS FOUR (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
    STAR FERNANDO SEVEN[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SW-3
    STAR KIMMO THREE SW-3
    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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    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/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)

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    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.
    A110-28 FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD CTC SOCAL APCH AT 800-448-3724.
    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

    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: 
    126.5 169.8
    Latitude: 
    34-00-44.6269N 34-01-09.2906N
    Longitude: 
    118-27-19.2910W 118-26-50.1122W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    044 224
    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
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    475
    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: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    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: 
    Latitude: 
    Longitude: 
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    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: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    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: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    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

    Maps & Diagrams

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    SMO Airport Diagram

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