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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$ 5.66  (self serve service)
100LL$ 6.46  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 7.97  (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
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
Santa Monica, CA
American Flyers
  • $6.46
  • $5.66
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
UNICOM: 123.3
Atlantic Aviation of Santa Monica
  • $7.79
  • $7.97
On field: CTR
ARINC: 129.375310-396-6770
Bills Air Center , Inc.
  • Maintenance
On field: SE
Club in Formation - (KSMO)
    Justice Aviation
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: SE
    Kim Davidson Aviation, Inc.
    • Maintenance
    • Sales
    On field: SW
    Krueger Aviation, Inc.
    • Sales
    On field: SW
    Proteus Air Services
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    On field: S
    Santa Monica Aviation, Inc.
    • Maintenance
    • Rentals
    • Sales
    • Flight Training
    On field: S
    Santa Monica Flyers
    • Rentals
    • Flight Training
    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: 
    EnterpriseBook Now! 866-315-9155

    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 Rotorcraft: 900 MSL; Multiengine Aircraft: 1877 MSL; Light Aircraft: 1377 MSL; Turbine Aircraft: 1877 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
    Dusk-Dawn. When ATCT Clsd Actvt MIRL Ry 03/21; VASI Ry 03; REIL & PAPI Ry 21 - CTAF 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)