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Palm Springs International Airport

Palm Springs, CA

Phone: 760-318-3800
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 17 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-2300
Elevation:476 ft (145.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:2.00 mi. E of Palm Springs
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR, RNAV, GPS, RNP
Runways:13L/31R, 13R/31L
Longest paved runway: 10000 ft
Fees:No data
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Diagram
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 7.93  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.39  (full serve service)

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Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions:4952 x 75ft. / 1509.4 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13L448.9ft. MSL
130° mag
143° true
0.9% down
No Databasicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
31R406.9ft. MSL
310° mag
323° true
0.9% up
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions:10000 x 150ft. / 3048.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13R476.4ft. MSL
130° mag
143° true
0.8% down
No Dataprecisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 6-Box/Left-Side VASI
3000' Disp Threshold
Rising Terrain N of Apch End of Ry 13r Apch Ratio 50:1 to Dsplcd Thr VASI Upwnd Tch 73' Glide Angle 3.25 Deg Dwnwnd Tch 42' Glide Angle 3.00 Deg. VASI Opers on Req Thru ATCT
31L398.2ft. MSL
310° mag
323° true
0.8% up
precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
1500' Disp Threshold
Apch Ratio 50:1 to Dsplcd Thr Ry 31l PAPI Unusable Beyond 4nm From Thld Due to Mountainous Terrain

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Atlantic Aviation
  • $7.93
  • $7.46
On field: E
UNICOM: 122.95
ARINC: 129.975
PS Aircraft Maintenance
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: SE
Palm Springs Aviators
  • Flight Training
Palm Springs, CA
Signature Flight Support
  • $7.95
  • $7.39
On field: W
UNICOM: 122.95
ARINC: 129.72
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Limousine, Van, Public
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Customs: International Landing Rights

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N33 49.7800' / W116 30.4017'
Charts:NACO: Los Angeles Sectional
Mag Var:13E (1990)
ARTCC:Los Angeles (ZLA)
FSS:Riverside (RAL)
NOTAM Facility:PSP
Approach/Departure Control FacilitySCT
Pattern Altitude:Tpa: 1,500 Ft. AGL Large Acft, 1,000 Ft AGL Small Acft Light Aircraft: 1477 MSL; Heavy Aircraft: 1977 MSL
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 Twr Clsd Actvt HIRL Ry 13r/31l - CTAF. MIRL Ry 13l/31r, PAPI Ry 13l, Ry 31l and Ry 31r, REIL Ry 13l and Ry 31r, REIL Ry 13r and Ry 31l, VASI Ry 13r and Twy E Not Lgtd When Twr Clsd

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:55
Multi Engine:13

Airport Activity

GA Local:4,052
GA Itinerant:20,360
Air Taxi:20,442

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

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of Palm SpringsThomas P Nolan, AAE
3400 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way3400 E. Tahquitz-Canyon Way, Suite Ofc
Palm Springs, CA 92262Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-318-3800 (Office) 760-318-3800 (Office)
Steve Bowser, Deputy Director (760) 318-3845, Steve.Bowser@Palmsprings-Ca.Gov