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El Monte Airport

El Monte, CA

Phone: 626-448-6129
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 15 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0800-2000
Elevation:296 ft (90.2 m) (Surveyed)
Location:1.00 mi. N of El Monte
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:DME, VOR, GPS, NDB
Runway length: 3995 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.35  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.55  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.29  (full serve service)

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Runway 01/19

Dimensions:3995 x 75ft. / 1217.7 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12500 lb
Surface:asphalt, aggregate friction seal coat, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
01281.8ft. MSL
11° mag
25° true
0.4% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
290' Disp Threshold
Pole, 85 ft Right of center, 18 ft high, 350 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope
Rwy 01 +6 Ft Fence 120 Ft R of Cntrln; +6 Ft Fence 120 Ft Left & Parallel to Cntrln 0-200 Ft Fm End of Ry Apch Ratio 35:1 to Dsplcd Thr; Apch Ratio 33:1 to Dsplcd Thr Over +45' Pline Ob 1490' Fm Dsplcd Thr
19295.6ft. MSL
191° mag
205° true
0.4% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
641' Disp Threshold
Pole, 205 ft Left of center, 30 ft high, 800 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
+2 Ft Fence 75 Ft Right of Cntrln at Thr to 0 Ft Right of Cntrln at 200 Ft Apch Ratio 48:1 to Dsplcd Thr

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Aerial Sim Training
  • Flight Training
El Monte, CA
Aero Association of Caltech/JPL
  • Rentals
Pasadena, CA
Aircraft Ground Support, Inc.
  • Maintenance
On field: NE
American Airports Corp.
  • $5.55
  • $5.35
  • $4.29
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.95
Billion Air Aviation
  • $6.55
  • $5.20
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.95
California State University
    Los Angeles, CA
    So Cal Flying Club
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: S
    Universal Air Academy
    • Flight Training
    On field: E
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    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Public
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      Operations & More Information

      Lat/Long:N34 5.1605' / W118 2.0907'
      Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
      Mag Var:14E (1985)
      ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
      FSS:Riverside (RAL)
      NOTAM Facility:EMT
      Approach/Departure Control FacilitySCT
      Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1296 MSL
      Wind Indicator:Lighted
      Seg. Circle:Yes
      Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
      • high intensity: 7 clicks in secs
      • medium intensity: 5 clicks in secs
      • low intensity: 3 clicks in secs
      When ATCT Clsd Actvt MIRL Ry 01/19, REIL Ry 19, PAPI Rys 01 and 19 - CTAF

      Aircraft & Activity

      Based GA Aircraft

      Single Engine:224
      Multi Engine:11

      Airport Activity

      GA Local:51,421
      GA Itinerant:37,124
      Air Taxi:734

      (12-month period ending on 12/31/2014)

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      Contact Addresses

      Owner:Airport Manager:
      County of Los AngelesAlvaro Escobedo
      P O Box 14604233 North Santa Anita Ave
      Alhambra, CA 91803-1331El Monte, CA 91731
      (626) 300-4602 (Office) 626-448-6129 (Office)
      La County Ctc: Richard Smith (626) 300-4600 X4615. Airport Mgt Contracted to - American Airports Corp