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KSMX Santa Maria Public Airport/Capt G Allan Hancock Field
Santa Maria, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SMX
Lat/Long: 34-53-59.7606N / 120-27-29.0668W
34-53.996010N / 120-27.484447W
34.8999335 / -120.4580741
(estimated)
Elevation: 261 ft. / 79.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of SANTA MARIA, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93455

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1947
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SMX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Pattern altitude: TPA 1000; TURBOJET & PURE JET 1500.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 12; HIRL RWY 12/30; TWY LIGHTS - CTAF. PAPI RWY 12 & 30 OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: CLSD TO SUPPLEMENTAL PART 121 AND PART 135 ACR OPNS EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL AMGR (805) 922-1726 WKDAYS 0800-1700.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.3
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 121.15
WX ASOS: 121.15 (805-928-0384)
SANTA MARIA GROUND: 121.9 [0600-2000]
SANTA MARIA TOWER: 118.3 239.25 [0600-2000]
SANTA BARBARA APPROACH: 124.15
SANTA BARBARA DEPARTURE: 124.15
EMERG: 121.5
WX AWOS-3PT at LPC (14 nm S): 133.875 (805-735-3075)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL CLOSED.
  • GUADALUPE RCO 111.0T 122.1R (HAWTHORNE RADIO)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GLJr119/(4.4)GUADALUPE VOR111.0016E
MQOr129/25.8MORRO BAY VORTAC112.4016E
GVOr305/28.6GAVIOTA VORTAC113.8016E
FLWr232/31.3FELLOWS VOR/DME117.5016E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
ACFT FUEL SERVICING AVAILABLE 129.975.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 8004 x 150 ft. / 2440 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 56 /F/B/X/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 181.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: NW
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 34-54.496288N34-53.556708N
Longitude: 120-27.861182W120-26.736803W
Elevation: 216.7 ft.261.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.5% UP0.6% DOWN
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 121 magnetic, 135 true301 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.60 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none225 ft. trees, 4700 ft. from runway, 800 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 5189 x 75 ft. / 1582 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 6 /F/B/Y/U
Single wheel: 70.0
Double wheel: 90.0
Double tandem: 150.0
Gradient: N
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 34-53.602935N34-54.295032N
Longitude: 120-28.075575W120-27.465440W
Elevation: 209.4 ft.226.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP0.3%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 022 magnetic, 036 true202 magnetic, 216 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none121 ft. trees, 3640 ft. from runway, 350 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SANTA MARIA PUBLIC APT DIST
3217 TERMINAL DR
SANTA MARIA, CA 93455
Phone 805-922-1726
Manager: CHRIS HASTERT
3217 TERMINAL DR
SANTA MARIA, CA 93455
Phone 805-922-1726

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 228
Single engine airplanes: 195
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 13
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 105/day *
52% transient general aviation
28% local general aviation
17% air taxi
2% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RUNUP APRON RY 30 GWT 110,000 LBS DW.
CAUTION PARALLEL LGTD ROAD LESS THAN 1/4 MILE NW OF RY 12/30.
TRANSIENT PILOTS REMAIN CLEAR OF COMMERCIAL RAMP AND TERMINAL.
SELF SERVE FUEL 100LL AVBL 24 HRS LOCATED NORTH OF TOWER.
CALM WIND LESS THAN 8 KNOTS USE RWY 30.
NO TGL OPNS; LANDING PRACTICE OR PRACTICE INSTRUMENT APPROACHES 2200-0700.
PORTIONS OF TWY J NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT & UNLGTD.
NUMEROUS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (350KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (291KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30 **CHANGED**   download (316KB)
LOC/DME BC-A **CHANGED**   download (350KB)
VOR RWY 12 **CHANGED**   download (299KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (29KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BUELT FOUR   download (262KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVBG - Vandenberg Air Force Base (12 nm SW)
KLPC - Lompoc Airport (14 nm S)
KSBP - San Luis County Regional Airport (22 nm NW)
KIZA - Santa Ynez Airport (26 nm SE)
KSBA - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (42 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5212:52
Sunrise06:1913:19
Sunset19:4102:41
Evening civil twilight20:0803:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Apr-2018 04:24:49
Local (UTC-7)  25-Apr-2018 21:24:49
 
METAR
KSMX 260351Z AUTO 31004KT 8SM CLR 11/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP183 T01060089
KLPC 
14nm S 
260356Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 11/08 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP185 T01060083
KVBG 
17nm S 
260358Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM CLR 10/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP183 T00950080
TAF
KSMX 251921Z 2519/2618 27005KT P6SM BKN014 FM252000 30008KT P6SM SCT015 FM260400 VRB03KT P6SM OVC008 FM260900 VRB03KT 5SM BR OVC004 FM261200 VRB03KT 3SM BR OVC003 FM261500 VRB03KT 5SM BR OVC007 FM261730 31005KT P6SM BKN010
KVBG 
17nm S 
260006Z 2600/2704 32012KT 9999 SCT009 SCT012 QNH3004INS BECMG 2601/2602 33009KT 6000 BR SCT005 OVC010 QNH3004INS BECMG 2604/2605 33006KT 4800 BR SCT004 OVC007 QNH3004INS BECMG 2607/2608 33006KT 2400 BR SCT002 OVC004 QNH3002INS BECMG 2615/2616 33006KT 4800 BR BKN004 OVC006 QNH3005INS BECMG 2617/2618 32009KT 8000 BR SCT004 BKN007 OVC010 QNH3005INS BECMG 2619/2620 32012KT 9999 NSW FEW004 SCT007 BKN012 QNH3004INS BECMG 2621/2622 32012KT 9999 SCT006 BKN010 QNH3003INS BECMG 2700/2701 32009KT 6000 BR S
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Central Coast Jet Center ASRI 129.975
805-937-9300
toll-free 1-888-934-2252
[web site]
[email]
Closest FBO to Hawaii. Professionally trained line staff specializes in safe, ultra-quick turns. Gourmet catering, hangaring and impeccable services and amenities. In addition to already competitive fuel pricing, customers receive a substantial discount for 100LL delivered by truck to any location on the airport.
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.75 $5.32 
SS $5.10 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Coastal Valley Aviation 805-928-7701
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), GPU / Power cart, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Courtesy transportation, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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Pepper Garcia's 805-928-4088
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 Radisson Hotel Santa Maria
805-928-8000
toll-free 1-800-333-3333
[web site]
[email]
[Reservations]
Fly in, land, taxi to the back door of the beautiful hotel and relax.
 
AAA 3-Diamonds Rating   Hotels.com Three Stars (First Class)   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
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Santa Maria Museum of Flight 805-922-8758
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