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Gnoss Field Airport

Novato, CA

Phone: 415-897-1754
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0800-1700
Elevation:2 ft (0.6 m) (Estimated)
Location:3.00 mi. N of Novato
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:GPS
Runways:13/31, H1
Longest paved runway: 3300 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
  • METARs
  • TAFs

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Use subject to Terms and Conditions

  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.49  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.29  (full serve service)

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Runway 13/31

Dimensions:3300 x 75ft. / 1005.8 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 26000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
132.0ft. MSL
134° mag
150° true
0.0% down
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Right-Side PAPI
Tree, Both-Sides, 82 ft high, 3,000 ft from end, 34:1 clearance slope
311.0ft. MSL
314° mag
330° true
0.0% up
basicvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Hill, 500 ft Right of center, 180 ft high, 4,700 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Helipad H1

Dimensions:60 x 60ft. / 18.3 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:concrete, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
H1No Data
No DatabasicNo Data

Noise Abatement

RunwayApplies toApproach/DepartureText
See TextSee TextSee TextNo straight-in lndgs ry 31 or straight-out dep ry 13; avoid ovrflight of homes to S & E; fly base leg to 31 N of ridge line to avoid homes. When dep ry 13, make left turn to 80 degrees & continue climb on hdg to 1500' MSL bfr proceeding on course. Jet & turbine dp ry 31, land ry 13 when wind/traffic allow
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Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Aeroclub Marin
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: W
Direct Avionics
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: S
DVO Fuel
  • $4.49
  • $4.29
On field: S
Scanlon Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Rental Cars: 

Activities: Intensive Flight Training
Operations: Helicopter

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N38 8.6142' / W122 33.4253'
Charts:NACO: San Francisco Sectional
Mag Var:16E (1995)
ARTCC:Oakland (ZOA)
FSS:Oakland (OAK)
NOTAM Facility:OAK
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1001
Turbine Aircraft1501
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:No data

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:184
Multi Engine:14

Airport Activity

GA Local:70,000
GA Itinerant:27,000
Air Taxi:1,000

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

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Marin CountyDan Jensen
P.O. Box 4055451 #A Airport Road
San Rafael, CA 94913-4055Novato, CA 94945
415-897-1754 (Office) 415-897-1754 (Office)