Salinas Municipal Airport

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METAR: KSNS 121107Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC005 12/11 A2996 RMK AO2 T01170106

TAF: KSNS 121125Z 1212/1312 29007KT P6SM OVC005 FM121800 30013KT P6SM OVC250 FM130300 31009KT P6SM OVC007

Reporting Station: KSNS (0.1 NM at True Heading of 306)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: IFR
Altimeter: 1014.6
Temperature: 11.7 C (53.06 F)
Dewpoint: 10.6 C (51.08 F)

Location

Latitude: 
36-39-44.6790N (36.662411)
Longitude: 
121-36-25.7530W (-121.607154)
Elevation: 
84.4 feet MSL (26 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
12.7 E (as of May 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Salinas, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
BRETT J. GODOWN
30 MORTENSEN AVE
SALINAS, CA 93905
831-758-7214
CITY OF SALINAS
200 LINCOLN AVE
SALINAS, CA 93901
831-758-7214

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
06/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1084 feet (330 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SNS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  143
Multi Engine:  10
Jet Engine:  5
GA Helicopters:  8
Gliders:  3

Annual Operations (as of 12/10/2019)

Total Operations:  70110
Air Taxi:  1335 1.9%
GA Local:  31500 44.9%
GA Itinerant:  36775 52.5%
Military Aircraft:  500 0.7%

Communications

CTAF:  119.525
Unicom:  123.000
Tower:  SALINAS
119.525
239.3
Hrs: 0600-1900 OCT-MAR; 0500-1900 APR-SEP
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  NORCAL
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
Departure:  NORCAL
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
133.0 ;001-135 MRY
ATIS:  124.85
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (831-422-2830)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 831

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Advancetech Aircraft Maintenance
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    422-2142
    Air Trails, Inc.
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    Unicom 122.95 757-5144, after hours call 901-8723 100LL, Jet A
    Airplane Company of Salinas
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    753-1077
    Bill Potts, Inc.
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    758-2713
    Cal-Pacific Airmotive
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    422-6860
    Central Coast Aviation
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    422-7488
    Gold Coast Aviation
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    424-9218
    Serv-Aero Engineering
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    422-7866
    T & P Aero Refinishers
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    422-6158
    Verticare Helicopters
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    Unicom 123.05 422-0685
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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 05/16/24 to 0901Z 06/13/24.

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    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 CHALONE THREE SW-2
    DP SALINAS THREE SW-2
    IAP ILS RWY 31 SW-2 Changed
    IAP LOC RWY 31 SW-2 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08 SW-2
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 SW-2 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 31 SW-2 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 31 SW-2 Changed
    IAP VOR RWY 13 SW-2 Changed
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-2 Changed
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SNS

    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
    7.5 Marina Municipal Airport
    (OAR KOAR OAR)
    278 265 100LL, Jet A
    12.2 Monterey Regional Airport
    (MRY KMRY MRY)
    248 235 100LL, Jet A
    16.8 Hollister Municipal Airport
    (HLI KCVH CVH)
    34 21 100LL, Jet A
    18.6 Watsonville Municipal Airport
    (WVI KWVI WVI)
    331 318 100LL, Jet A, UL94
    25.2 San Martin Airport
    (E16)
    1 348 Jet A, UL94
    35.0 Mesa Del Rey Airport
    (KIC KKIC KIC)
    137 125 100LL
    41.5 Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport
    (RHV KRHV RHV)
    345 332 Jet A, UL94
    42.8 Los Banos Municipal Airport
    (LSN KLSN LSN)
    55 42 100LL, Jet A
    44.8 Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport
    (SJC KSJC SJC)
    339 326 100LL, Jet A
    47.3 Gustine Airport
    (3O1)
    40 27 100LL
    53.7 Palo Alto Airport
    (PAO KPAO PAO)
    333 320 100LL, Jet A
    59.5 San Carlos Airport
    (SQL KSQL SQL)
    329 316 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+, UL94
    59.7 William Robert Johnston Municipal Airport
    (M90)
    84 72 100LL
    62.1 Tracy Municipal Airport
    (KTCY TCY)
    7 354 100LL, Jet A
    62.7 Livermore Municipal Airport
    (LVK KLVK LVK)
    350 337 100LL, Jet A
    64.3 Merced Yosemite Regional Airport
    (MCE KMCE MCE)
    54 41 100LL, Jet A
    64.7 Hayward Exec Airport
    (HWD KHWD HWD)
    337 324 100LL, Jet A, UL94
    65.7 Modesto City-County-Harry Sham Field Airport
    (MOD KMOD MOD)
    28 15 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1+
    65.8 Turlock Municipal Airport
    (O15)
    41 28 100LL
    66.6 Half Moon Bay Airport
    (HAF KHAF HAF)
    320 307 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Remarks

    A110-4 PORTIONS OF TWY B BETWEEN D & N LIMITED ATCT SERVICES PROVIDED
    A110-5 6 FT TALL SECURITY FENCE 400 FT PRIOR TO RY 13 THLD ON CNTRLN AND STEEPLY DESCENDING TERRAIN 350 FT PRIOR TO RY 31 THLD ON CNTRLN BOTH IN RY 13/31 SAFETY AREA.
    A110-6 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748.
    A31-13/31 200 FT ASPH STWY RY 31.
    A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 31; REIL RWY 13 & 26; PAPI RWY 31; HIRL RWY 13/31; MIRL RWY 08/26; H1 - CTAF. VASI RWY 08, 13, & 26 OPR CONSLY.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 08/26
    13/31
    H1
    Longest Runway: 08/26 is 6004 ft (1830 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 31

    SNS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 08/26  6004 ft x 150 ft (1830 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/09/2022
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  136.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  244.0

    Runway 08

    Runway 26

    Elevation: 
    69.6 83.8
    Latitude: 
    36-39-46.4966N 36-39-39.4349N
    Longitude: 
    121-37-06.7486W 121-35-53.5890W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    097 277
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
    REIL: 
    No Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    53 43
    Threshold Elevation: 
    70.7
    Displaced Threshold: 
    396
    Threshold Latitude: 
    36-39-46.0318N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    121-37-01.9282W

    Runway 13/31  4825 ft x 150 ft (1471 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/09/2022
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  235.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  401.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  935.0

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    84.4 82.0
    Latitude: 
    36-40-06.9948N 36-39-26.6209N
    Longitude: 
    121-36-36.0282W 121-36-04.4916W
    Runway True Alignment: 
    148 328
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    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
    Object at End: 
    TREES
    Object Height: 
    45
    Distance from End: 
    1733
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 2-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
    REIL: 
    Yes No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50 59

    Helipad H1  90 ft x 90 ft (27 m x 27 m)
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Aggregate friction seal coat
    Runway Edge Lights:  Flood lights (for helipads) Intensity

    Helipad H1

    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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