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Gillespie Field

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)
Approaches:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09L/27R, 09R/27L, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 5342 ft
Fees:Tiedown
 
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Minimum Fuel Prices

Jet-A$ 3.99  (truck service)
100LL$ 6.29  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.39  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.25  (truck service)
Jet-A$ 4.78  (full serve service)
100LL$ 6.39  (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-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
706' Disp Threshold
LOC/DMERoad, 300 ft Right of center, 40 ft high, 530 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope
Apch Ratio 45:1 to Dsplcd Thr PAPI Unusable Byd 6 Degrees Right of Course Runway Markings Obliterated and Faded

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
Rwy 17 +8 Ft Fence at 20 Ft Fm Ry End, 30 Ft Left Rwy 17 Apch Ratio 50:1 to Dsplcd Thld
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
8 Ft Fence 1 Ft South of Ry End; +30 Ft Trees at 100-200 Ft Fm Ry End 100 Ft Left Rwy 35 Apc Apch Ratio to Dsplcd Thld Over +30 Ft Pole 1203 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 30 Ft Left 40:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
American Aviation Academy
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
EL CAJON, CA
619-448-9149
Baja Flyers
    El Cajon, CA
    32.822399-116.970899
    619-993-9683
    California Flight Academy, LLC
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: SW
    32.825588-116.974611
    619-448-2212
    Coastal Fliers, Inc
      EL CAJON, CA
      32.824536-116.973517
      619-572-3379
      Eagle Aviation
        El Cajon, CA
        619-997-4343
        El Cajon Flying Service
          On field: SW
          32.821326-116.974955
          619-448-8000
          FlyTheWing
          • Flight Training
          On field: E
          32.820226-116.970663
          619-512-3080
          Golden State Aviation
          • Maintenance
          • $6.49
          • $6.29
          • $5.39
          • $5.39
          • Rentals
          • Sales
          • Flight Training
          On field: SE
          619-449-0611
          Golden State Flying Club
          • Flight Training
          EL CAJON, CA
          32.825122-116.971693
          UNICOM: 123.5
          619-449-0611
          High Performance Aircraft, Inc.
          • Maintenance
          • $3.99
          • $4.78
          • Rentals
          • Sales
          On field: S
          858-576-5000
          Instrument Overhaul Service of San Diego
          • Maintenance
          • Sales
          On field: NW
          32.824806-116.974096
          619-449-5565
          JET Air FBO
          • $6.39
          • $5.39
          • Sales
          On field: NE
          UNICOM: 123.0
          619-448-5991
          JFT Aviation
          • Rentals
          • Flight Training
          On field: E
          32.823075-116.970019
          619-562-1075
          Pacific Air Center
          • Sales
          On field: SE
          32.823801-116.971444
          562-513-5222
          Plus One Flyers
            El Cajon, CA
            32.824982-116.974574
            858-254-7504
            Powers Performance Aviation
            • Maintenance
            • Rentals
            • Flight Training
            EL CAJON, CA
            619-318-8364
            SAA Flight Training (FormerlScandinavian Fli Acay)
            • 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
            • Fuel
            • Sales
            On field: CTR
            619-562-0990
            San Diego Christian College
              EL CAJON, CA
              800-676-2242
              Southern Cal Aircraft Repair
              • Maintenance
              On field: SE
              619-448-5010
              Take Flight San Diego
              • Rentals
              • Flight Training
              On field: S
              858-254-7504
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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
              When ATCT Clsd Actvt MIRL Ry 09l/27r & Ry 17/35; VASI Rys 17, 35, 09l; PAPI & REIL Ry 27r - CTAF

              Aircraft & Activity

              Based GA Aircraft

              Single Engine:654
              Multi Engine:61
              Jets:17
              Helicopters:28
              Gliders:5
              Ultralights:

              Airport Activity

              GA Local:111,640
              GA Itinerant:72,813
              Commercial:0
              Air Taxi:392
              Military:50

              (12-month period ending on 12/31/2012)

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              Contact Addresses

              ASN Volunteer:Owner:Airport Manager:
              Phyllis TrombiCounty 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)
              Contact the ASN Volunteer
              John Otto, Arpt Opns, 619-956-4810