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Gillespie Field Airport

San Diego/El Cajon, CA


Phone: 619-956-4805
www.co.san-diego.ca.us/dpw/airports
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Overview

Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2100
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 14 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2100
Elevation:388 ft (118.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:10.00 mi. NE of San Diego/El Cajon
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09L/27R, 09R/27L, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 5342 ft
Fees:Tiedown
 
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.39  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.39  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.25  (truck service)
Jet-A$ 4.68  (full serve service)
100LL$ 6.19  (full serve service)

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Runway 09L/27R

Dimensions:5342 x 100ft. / 1628.2 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 90000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09L359.1ft. MSL
89° mag
102° true
0.5% up
No Databasicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, Both-Sides, 100 ft high, 2,200 ft from end, 20:1 clearance slope
27R387.5ft. MSL
269° mag
282° true
0.5% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
706' Disp Threshold
LOCALIZERRoad, 300 ft Right of center, 40 ft high, 530 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope

Runway 09R/27L

Dimensions:2738 x 60ft. / 834.5 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 12000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09R366.3ft. MSL
89° mag
102° true
0.5% up
No DatabasicNo Data
27L379.9ft. MSL
269° mag
282° true
0.5% down
basicNo DataSign, 75 ft Left of center, 60 ft high, 1,700 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:4145 x 100ft. / 1263.4 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 58000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17366.0ft. MSL
166° mag
179° true
0.5% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
450' Disp Threshold
Fence, 83 ft Left of center, 8 ft high, 200 ft from end
35384.9ft. MSL
346° mag
359° true
0.5% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Box/Left-Side VASI
685' Disp Threshold
Pole, 30 ft Left of center, 30 ft high, 516 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
American Aviation Academy
  • Flight Training
El Cajon, CA
619-448-9149
Apus Air
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
32.824428-116.969835
UNICOM: 123.05
859-227-0455
Baja Flyers
  • Rentals
El Cajon, CA
32.822399-116.970899
619-993-9683
California Flight Academy, LLC
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
32.825660-116.974488
619-448-2212
Coastal Fliers, Inc
  • Rentals
El Cajon, CA
32.824536-116.973517
619-572-3379
Eagle Aviation
  • Maintenance
El Cajon, CA
619-997-4343
El Cajon Flying Service
  • Sales
On field: SW
32.821326-116.974955
619-448-8000
Fly The Wing Flight Training
  • Flight Training
On field: S
32.820226-116.970663
619-512-3080
Golden State Flying Club
  • $6.59
  • $6.39
  • $5.39
  • $5.39
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: S
32.817332-116.971329
UNICOM: 123.5
619-449-0611
High Performance Aircraft, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $4.68
  • Sales
On field: S
32.821622-116.970502
UNICOM: 123.05
858-576-5000
Instrument Overhaul Service of San Diego
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: W
32.824703-116.975037
619-449-5565
Jet Air FBO
  • Maintenance
  • $6.19
  • $5.19
  • Sales
On field: N
32.829044-116.970438
UNICOM: 123.0
619-448-5991
Neal Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
El Cajon, CA
32.821931-116.969848
619-663-1000
Plus One Flyers
  • Rentals
On field: CTR
32.824937-116.974571
858-254-7504
Powers Performance Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Flight Training
El Cajon, CA
619-318-8364
SAA Flight Training
  • Flight Training
On field: N
619-631-0323
Safari Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $6.25
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
32.822769-116.973839
619-448-2360
San Diego Aircraft Sales
  • Sales
On field: CTR
619-562-0990
San Diego Christian College
  • Flight Training
El Cajon, CA
800-676-2242
Southern Cal Aircraft Repair
  • Maintenance
On field: SE
619-448-5010
Take Flight San Diego
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
32.824980-116.974655
858-254-7504
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Services: 
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Public
Rental Cars: 
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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N32 49.5733' / W116 58.3467'
Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
Mag Var:13E (1990)
ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
FSS:San Diego (SAN)
1-800-WXBRIEF
NOTAM Facility:SEE
Approach/Departure Control FacilitySCT
Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:656
Multi Engine:61
Jets:16
Helicopters:30
Gliders:5
Ultralights:

Airport Activity

GA Local:115,042
GA Itinerant:68,948
Commercial:0
Air Taxi:213
Military:129

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2013)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
County of San DiegoMarc Baskel
Dept Public Works-Airports, 1960 Joe Crosson DrGillespie Field Airport, 1960 Joe Crosson Dr
El Cajon, CA 92020-1236El Cajon, CA 92020-1236
619-956-4800 (Office) 619-956-4805 (Office)
Rob Smuda, Arpt Opns, 619-956-4810