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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
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 7.93  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.00  (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 Databasicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
31R406.9ft. MSL
310° mag
323° true
0.9% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions:10000 x 150ft. / 3048.0 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, grooved, 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 GA 3.25 Deg Tch 69 Ft, Dwnwnd GA 3.00 Deg Tch 41 Ft. VASI Opers on Req Thru ATCT
31L398.2ft. MSL
310° mag
323° true
0.8% up
precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
1500' Disp Threshold
Apch Ratio 50:1 to Dsplcd Thr Rwy 31l PAPI Unusbl Byd 4 Nm From Thld Due to Mountainous Ter

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Atlantic Aviation
  • $7.93
  • $7.12
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
  • $7.00
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 Rwy 13r/31l - CTAF. MIRL Rwy 13l/31r, PAPI Rwys 13l, 31l, & 31r, REIL Rwys 13l, 31r, 13r, & 31l, VASI Rwy 13r, and Twy E Not Lgtd When Twr Clsd

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:66
    Multi Engine:8

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:3,302
    GA Itinerant:18,932
    Air Taxi:19,139

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

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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