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Santa Monica Municipal Airport

Santa Monica, CA

Phone: 310-458-8591
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 14 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2100
Elevation:177 ft (53.9 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. E of Santa Monica
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:03/21, H1
Longest paved runway: 4973 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Parking, Hangar, Landing
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.32  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.32  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.19  (full serve service)

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Runway 03/21

Dimensions:4973 x 150ft. / 1515.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 40000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
03117.6ft. MSL
29° mag
44° true
1.2% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 150 ft Left of center, 45 ft high, 475 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
7' Vor Ant 250' Right of Ry 03 Cntrln & 100' Fm End of Ry
21177.4ft. MSL
209° mag
224° true
1.2% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
+5' Lgt Pole 100' L of Cntrln 75' Fm End of Ry

Helipad H1

Dimensions:40 x 40ft. / 12.2 x 12.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:perimeter
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
H1No Data
No DatabasicNo Data

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Air-Spacers Flying Club
    Santa Monica, CA
    American Flyers
    • $6.32
    • $5.32
    • Flight Training
    On field: SW
    UNICOM: 122.95
    Atlantic Aviation
    • $7.79
    • $7.19
    On field: CTR
    ARINC: 129.375310-396-6770
    Bills Air Cente
    • Maintenance
    On field: SE
    Club in Formation - (KSMO)
      Santa Monica, CA
      Justice Aviation
      • Rentals
      • Sales
      • Flight Training
      On field: SE
      Kim Davidson Aviation
      • Maintenance
      • Sales
      On field: SW
      Krueger Aviation
      • Sales
      On field: SW
      Proteus Air Services
      • Rentals
      • Flight Training
      On field: S
      Santa Monica Aviation
      • Maintenance
      • Rentals
      • Sales
      • Flight Training
      On field: S
      Santa Monica Flyers
      • Rentals
      • Flight Training
      On field: NE
      Santa Monica Propeller Service
      • Maintenance
      On field: NE
      Skyward Aviation
      • Rentals
      • Flight Training
      On field: SE
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      Services at this airport:

      Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
      Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
      Transportation: Limousine, Public
      Rental Cars: 
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      Customs: International Landing Rights

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        Operations & More Information

        Lat/Long:N34 0.9500' / W118 27.0783'
        Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
        Mag Var:15E (1975)
        ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
        FSS:Hawthorne (HHR)
        NOTAM Facility:SMO
        Approach/Departure Control FacilitySCT
        Pattern Altitude:Tpa: 1200' AGL Single-Eng; 1700' AGL Twin-Eng
        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 03/21; VASI Ry 03; REIL Ry 03 and Ry 21 & PAPI Ry 21 - CTAF

        Aircraft & Activity

        Based GA Aircraft

        Single Engine:229
        Multi Engine:24

        Airport Activity

        GA Local:50,342
        GA Itinerant:101,157
        Air Taxi:11,766

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

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        Contact Addresses

        Owner:Airport Manager:
        City of Santa MonicaRobert Trimborn
        3223 Donald Douglas Loop S.3223 Donald Douglas Loop S.
        Santa Monica, CA 90405Santa Monica, CA 90405
        310-458-8591 (Office) 310-458-8591 (Office)