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San Carlos Airport

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San Carlos Weather (°F)

KSQL (0.1 NM at True Heading of 83)
METAR: KSQL 121447Z 26008KT 10SM OVC012 14/10 A2994
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
37-30-42.7000N (37.511861)
Longitude: 
122-14-58.3120W (-122.249531)
Elevation: 
5.5 feet MSL (2 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.2 E (as of July 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. NE of San Carlos, California
Found On: 
San Francisco Chart
FAA Region: 
AWP

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
GRETCHEN KELLY
620 AIRPORT DR
SAN CARLOS, CA 94070
650-573-3700
SAN MATEO COUNTY
555 COUNTY CENTER, 5TH FLOOR
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063-1665
650-573-3700

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1952
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-2200
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZOA (Oakland)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1006 feet (307 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
SQL
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:  287
Multi Engine:  23
Jet Engine:  4
GA Helicopters:  9

Annual Operations (as of 01/15/2020)

Total Operations:  115980
Air Taxi:  14647 12.6%
GA Local:  54723 47.2%
GA Itinerant:  46254 39.9%
Military Aircraft:  356 0.3%

Communications

CTAF:  119.000
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  SAN CARLOS
119.0
326.2
Hrs: 0700-2100
Ground:  121.6
Approach:  NORCAL
Departure:  NORCAL
ATIS:  125.9
Hrs: 24
AWOS-3P:  125.9 (650-593-0613)

  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 650

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Air West Aircraft Engines
  
593-8403
Avtronics
  
593-6046
Beco, Inc.
  
Unicom 122.85 595-8575 100LL, Jet A
Diamond Aviation
  
591-7611
Jorgenson/Lawrence
  
594-1888
Larry Shapiro
  
594-1888
Rabbit Aviation Services
  
Unicom 122.95 591-5857 100LL
San Carlos Aviation
  
592-2322
West Valley Flying Club
  
595-5912
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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 07/15/21 to 0901Z 08/12/21.

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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
IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 30 SW-2
IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 30 SW-2
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SW-2
MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA SW-2
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SW-2
STAR POINT REYES THREE SW-2
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near SQL

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
7.1 Palo Alto Airport
(PAO KPAO PAO)
115 102 100LL, Jet A
8.8 San Francisco International Airport
(SFO KSFO SFO)
317 304 100LL, Jet A
10.7 Hayward Exec Airport
(HWD KHWD HWD)
34 21 100LL, Jet A
12.0 Half Moon Bay Airport
(HAF KHAF HAF)
270 257 100LL
12.6 Metro Oakland International Airport
(OAK KOAK OAK)
6 353 100LL, Jet A
17.7 Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport
(SJC KSJC SJC)
120 107 100LL, Jet A
23.1 Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County Airport
(RHV KRHV RHV)
117 104 100LL, Jet A
23.1 Livermore Municipal Airport
(LVK KLVK LVK)
61 48 100LL, Jet A
30.1 Buchanan Field Airport
(CCR KCCR CCR)
17 4 100LL, Jet A-1+
35.2 Byron Airport
(C83)
57 44 100LL
39.8 Tracy Municipal Airport
(KTCY TCY)
74 61 100LL, Jet A
40.5 San Martin Airport
(E16)
129 116 100LL, Jet A
40.6 Gnoss Field Airport
(NOT KDVO DVO)
339 326 100LL, Jet A
41.0 Watsonville Municipal Airport
(WVI KWVI WVI)
147 134 100LL, Jet A
42.1 Napa County Airport
(APC KAPC APC)
358 345 100LL, Jet A
43.8 Sonoma Valley Airport
(0Q3)
347 334 100LL
45.6 Sonoma Skypark Airport
(0Q9)
349 336 100LL
47.8 Petaluma Municipal Airport
(O69)
339 326 100LL, Jet A
48.4 Rio Vista Municipal Airport
(O88)
32 19 100LL
53.2 Stockton Metro Airport
(SCK KSCK SCK)
64 51 100, 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-10 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3829.
A110-11 RABBIT AVIATION 130.00
A110-12 LRG HEL SHOULD AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF DIRT INFIELD AREAS.
A110-2 NO TGL OR STOP AND GO LDGS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
A110-3 CALM WIND RWY 12.
A110-4 NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S THRU NE OF ARPT. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR (650) 573-3700.
A110-5 MIGRATORY BIRD ACT ON & INVOF OF ARPT.
A110-6 100 FT STEEL TRANSMISSION TWRS AND POWERLINES LCTD 750 FT WEST AND PARALLEL TO RWY 12/30.
A110-7 7 FT LIGHTED DIKE LCTD IN RWY SAFETY AREA ON APCH END RWY 30.
A13 DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - JAMES PORTER.
A23-12 HEL RIGHT TFC RWY 12/LEFT TFC RWY 30.
A23-30 FIXED-WING RIGHT TFC RWY 30/LEFT TFC RWY 12.
A52-30 LEVEE
A58-30 7' LGTD DIKE 100' E OF CNTRLN AT THR, EXTENDING TO 60' E OF CNTRLN AT END OF PRIMARY SFC.
A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD; ACTVT MIRL RWY 12/30 & REIL RWY 12/30 - 119.0
E147 APPLIES TO BOTH-FIXED WING AND HEL.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 12/30
Longest Runway: 12/30 is 2621 ft (799 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

SQL Airport Runway Details

Runway 12/30  2621 ft x 75 ft (799 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/14/2017
Surface:  Asphalt - Fair condition -
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 12

Runway 30

Elevation: 
5.0 5.1
Latitude: 
37-30-52.3266N 37-30-33.0737N
Longitude: 
122-15-09.2025W 122-14-47.4225W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
138 318
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
POLE
Object Height: 
18 7
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted
Distance from End: 
565 200
Object Centerline Offset: 
80 ft. right of centerline 60 ft. right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 2-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
25 25
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: 
High Pressure
Bulk Oxygen: 
High Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100, 100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
Yes
Parking: 
Hangars available

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