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Gillespie Field Airport

San Diego/El Cajon, CA


Phone: 619-956-4800
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:387 ft (118.0 m) (Surveyed)
Location:10.00 mi. NE of San Diego/El Cajon
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:LOC, RNAV, GPS
Runways:09L/27R, 09R/27L, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 5342 ft
Fees:Landing, Parking, Hangar, Tiedown
 
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.79  (self serve service)
Jet-A$ 2.39  (full serve service)
100LL$ 4.15  (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, 275 ft Left of center, 87 ft high, 580 ft from end, 4:1 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, 250 ft Both-Sides of center, 37 ft high, 585 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
Rwy 27r Apch Ratio 30:1 to Dsplcd Thr PAPI Unusbl Byd 6 Degs Right of Crs

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 Data

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
Building, 125 ft Left of center, 15 ft high, 201 ft from end
Rwy 17 +8 Ft Fence at 30 Ft Fm Rwy End, 85 Ft Left Rwy 17 Apch Ratio 20:1 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, 40 ft Left of center, 30 ft high, 510 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope
Rwy 35 Unlit 8 Ft Fence 1 Ft South of Rwy End; +20 Ft Trees at 100-200 Ft Fm Rwy End 130 Ft Left Rwy 35 Apch Ratio to Dsplcd Thld Over +30 Ft Pole 1203 Ft Fm Dsplcd Thld 40 Ft Left 40:1

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
American Aviation Academy
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
El Cajon, CA
619-448-9149
Apus Air
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: E
32.823193-116.970050
619-562-1075
Baja Flyers
    El Cajon, CA
    32.822399-116.970899
    619-993-9683
    California Flight Academy
    • Flight Training
    On field: CTR
    32.825660-116.974488
    619-448-2212
    Circle Air
    • Maintenance
    • $4.15
    • $3.69
    • Sales
    On field: N
    32.829044-116.970438
    UNICOM: 123.0
    619-448-5991
    Cirrus San Diego
      El Cajon, CA
      858-254-7504
      Abonanza Flying Club
        ALPINE, CA
        619-922-1537
        Coastal Fliers
          El Cajon, CA
          32.824536-116.973517
          619-572-3379
          Eagle Aviation
          • Maintenance
          El Cajon, CA
          619-997-4343
          El Cajon Aircraft Supply
            On field: SW
            32.821326-116.974955
            800-888-3227
            Fly The Wing
            • Flight Training
            On field: S
            32.820226-116.970663
            619-512-3080
            Golden State Flying Club
            • $4.99
            • $4.79
            • $2.39
            • Sales
            • Flight Training
            On field: S
            32.817332-116.971329
            UNICOM: 123.5
            619-449-0611
            High Performance Aircraft
            • Maintenance
            • $3.69
            • Sales
            On field: S
            32.821622-116.970502
            UNICOM: 123.05
            858-576-5000
            Instrument Overhaul Service
            • Maintenance
            • Sales
            On field: W
            32.824703-116.975037
            619-449-5565
            Neal Aviation
            • Maintenance
            • Sales
            El Cajon, CA
            32.821931-116.969848
            619-663-1000
            Pirate Aviation
            • Rentals
            • Flight Training
            On field: CTR
            32.825091-116.974815
            619-633-3033
            Plus One Flyers
              On field: CTR
              32.824937-116.974571
              858-254-7504
              SAA Flight Training
              • Flight Training
              On field: N
              619-631-0323
              Safari Aviation
              • Maintenance
              • Sales
              On field: SW
              32.822769-116.973839
              619-448-2360
              San Diego Aircraft Sales
              • Sales
              On field: CTR
              619-562-0990
              San Diego Christian College
              • Flight Training
              El Cajon, CA
              800-676-2242
              Sky Combat Ace
              • Flight Training
              On field: CTR
              888-494-5850
              Southern Cal Aircraft Repair
              • Maintenance
              On field: SE
              619-448-5010
              Take Flight San Diego
              • Flight Training
              On field: CTR
              32.824980-116.974655
              858-254-7504
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              Services: 
              Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
              Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
              Transportation: Courtesy Car, Crew Car, Public
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              Operations: Helicopter, Glider

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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 VASI Rwy 17, 35, & 09l; PAPI & REIL Rwy 27r; MIRL Rwy 09l/27r & Ry 17/35 - CTAF

              Aircraft & Activity

              Based GA Aircraft

              Single Engine:613
              Multi Engine:51
              Jets:17
              Helicopters:30
              Gliders:5
              Ultralights:

              Airport Activity

              GA Local:139,356
              GA Itinerant:72,595
              Commercial:0
              Air Taxi:326
              Military:93

              (12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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              Contact Addresses

              Owner:Airport Manager:
              County 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) 619-956-4800 (Office)
              Rob Smuda, Arpt Opns, 619-956-4810