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KSMO Santa Monica Municipal Airport
Santa Monica, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 SEPTEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: SMO
Lat/Long: 34-00-57.0000N / 118-27-04.7000W
34-00.950000N / 118-27.078333W
34.0158333 / -118.4513056
(estimated)
Elevation: 177.4 ft. / 54.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 12E (2020)
From city: 3 miles E of SANTA MONICA, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 90405

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: LOS ANGELES CENTER
FSS: HAWTHORNE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SMO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TPA: 1200' AGL SINGLE-ENG; 1700' AGL TWIN-ENG.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MIRL RY 03/21; VASI RY 03; REIL RY 03 AND RY 21 & PAPI RY 21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

CTAF: 120.1
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.15
WX ASOS: PHONE 310-392-6453
SANTA MONICA GROUND: 121.9 [0700-2100]
SANTA MONICA TOWER: 120.1 257.8 [0700-2100]
SOCAL APPROACH: 124.3(101-245) 124.9(069-100) 125.2(246-341) 128.5(342-068)
SOCAL DEPARTURE: 125.2
BOGET STAR: 135.05
BONJO STAR: 128.75
CHOII SID: 135.05
CTRUS SID: 125.2
IC: 128.5(342-068)
PEVEE SID: 125.2
SANTA MONICA SID: 125.2 RY 21 135.05 RY 03
THRNE STAR: 126.7
WAYVE STAR: 119.85
ZUUMA STAR: 128.5
WX ASOS at LAX (5 nm SE): PHONE 310-568-1486
WX ASOS at HHR (8 nm SE): PHONE 310-973-8930
WX ASOS at VNY (12 nm N): PHONE 818-904-9213
WX ASOS at BUR (12 nm NE): PHONE 818-841-1384
WX AWOS-3PT at CPM (13 nm SE): 127.150 (310-631-4958)
WX AWOS-3PT at WHP (15 nm N): 132.1 (818-899-9820)
WX ASOS at LGB (19 nm SE): PHONE 562-424-0572
  • FOR CLNC DEL WHEN ATCT CLSD CALL SOCAL APCH (800) 448-3724.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SMO at fieldSANTA MONICA VOR/DME110.8015E
LAXr334/5.1LOS ANGELES VORTAC113.6015E
VNYr156/12.6VAN NUYS VOR/DME113.1015E
SLIr290/24.2SEAL BEACH VORTAC115.7015E
FIMr119/29.6FILLMORE VORTAC112.5015E
VTUr086/30.3VENTURA VOR/DME108.2015E
POMr249/33.2POMONA VORTAC110.4015E
CMAr095/34.1CAMARILLO VOR/DME115.8015E
SXCr343/38.5SANTA CATALINA VORTAC111.4015E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
EL MONTE243/21.335915EEMT . -- -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 4973 x 150 ft. / 1516 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 40.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Double tandem: 105.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 34-00.657257N34-01.241270N
Longitude: 118-27.423787W118-26.732748W
Elevation: 117.6 ft.177.4 ft.
Gradient: 1.2%1.2%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 032 magnetic, 044 true212 magnetic, 224 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 1 DEG LEFT OF CTLRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 45 ft. tree, 475 ft. from runway, 150 ft. left of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear
7' VOR ANT 250' RIGHT OF RY 03 CNTRLN & 100' FM END OF RY.
none
+5' LGT POLE 100' L OF CNTRLN 75' FM END OF RY.

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft. / 12 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in good condition

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SANTA MONICA
3223 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP S.
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
Phone 310-458-8591
Manager: STELIOS MAKRIDES
3223 DONALD DOUGLAS LOOP S.
SANTA MONICA, CA 90405
Phone 310-458-8591

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 247
Single engine airplanes: 209
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 452/day *
61% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
7% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

PPR RQRD FOR DUAL WHEEL ACFT IN EXCESS OF 60,000 LBS CERTIFIED MAX LNDG WGT, CTC AMGR (310) 458-8592.
NO TOUCH/GO, STOP/GO, OR LOW APCH PERMITTED ON SAT, SUN, HOLS; WEEKDAYS SS-0700.
VFR DEPS RY 21 TURN LEFT 10 DEGREES AT END OF RY THEN TURN RIGHT 225 DEG TO OVER-FLY GOLF COURSE W OF ARPT. NO CROSSWIND TURN UNTIL REACHING LINCOLN BLVD (1 MILE W).
IF DEP NORTH, NO RIGHT TURNS BFR RCHG SHORELINE. RWY 03 DEP NO TURNS PRIOR TO 405 FREEWAY LCTD 1 MI EAST.
ENGINE MAINTENANCE RUNUP: JETS AND TURBOPROP NORTH SIDE, WITHIN 300 FT EAST OF TWY A3. PISTON SINGLE AND TWINS ON SOUTH SIDE, WITHIN 300 FT EAST OF TWY B3.
CONS NOISE ORDINANCE IN EFCT CTC NOISE OFFICE FOR PROCS (310) 458-8692.
NOISE LMTS ALL ACFT: MAX MOISE LIMIT 95.0 DBA SNGL EVENT NOISE EXPOSURE LEVEL (SENEL) RCRDD 1500 FT EXTDD CNTRLN.
PPR EX-MILITARY ACFT CTC AMGR (310) 458-8592.
CURFEW: NO ENG STARTS, APU, OR TKOFS EXC PPR LIFEGUARD FLTS 2300-0700 MON-FRI AND 2300-0800 WKENDS.
TURBINE ACFT & ACFT OVER 12,000 LBS PROHIBITED ON SOUTH SIDE TSNT PKNG.
IFR JETS & TURBOPROPS CTC GND PRIOR TO ENG START.
PURE JET AND STAGE II (WITH/WITHOUT HUSH KITS) PROHIBITED.
TSNT PRKG SOUTH SIDE, NEXT TO BCN.
HEL FLT TRNG OPN PROHIBITED; HEL OPNS APCH ARPT BDRY AT MIDFIELD AT OR ABOVE 900 FT MSL.
INTXN DEPS AND FRMN LNDGS/DEPS PROHIBITED.
RY 03/21 DEP END APPROX 220 FT FM RESIDENTIAL HOMES. EXTENDED HIGH POWER SETTINGS ON RUN-UP OR DEP NEGATIVELY IMPACT THE COMMUNITY.

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 between 14 September 2017 at 0901Z and 12 October 2017 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BOGET ONE (RNAV)   download (254KB)
BONJO ONE (RNAV)   download (188KB)
FERNANDO SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (356KB)
KIMMO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (321KB)
THRNE ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (313KB)
WAYVE ONE (RNAV)   download (166KB)
ZUUMA ONE (RNAV)   download (195KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21 **CHANGED**   download (271KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 03   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 03   download (241KB)
VOR-A   download (297KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (60KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHOII ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (347KB)
CTRUS ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (446KB)
PEEER THREE (RNAV)   download (252KB)
PEVEE FIVE (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (317KB)
SANTA MONICA ONE (RNAV)   download (358KB)
 
TOPANGA ONE (OBSTACLE)   download (248KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (132KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KLAX - Los Angeles International Airport (5 nm SE)
KHHR - Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KVNY - Van Nuys Airport (12 nm N)
KBUR - Bob Hope Airport (12 nm NE)
KTOA - Zamperini Field Airport (14 nm SE)
KWHP - Whiteman Airport (15 nm N)
KLGB - Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) (19 nm SE)
 
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Area around KSMO (Santa Monica Municipal Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSMO (Santa Monica Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 16-Feb-2017
looking ​northwest from 12,000' MSL

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Sep-2017
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1813:18
Sunrise06:4313:43
Sunset18:5001:50
Evening civil twilight19:1502:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2017 08:18:29
Local (UTC-7)  22-Sep-2017 01:18:29
 
METAR
KSMO 220751Z AUTO 05004KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100 T01670128 402110167
KLAX 
6nm SE 
220753Z 06008KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP098 T01720128 402170167
KHHR 
8nm SE 
220753Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP101 T01720122 402280172 $
KCQT 
11nm E 
220747Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/12 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100 T01780122 402280178
KBUR 
12nm N 
220753Z 13003KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP092 T01560106 402220156
KVNY 
12nm N 
220751Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM CLR 15/11 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP096 T01500106 402390150
KWHP 
14nm N 
220253Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 17/10 A2985 RMK LAST
KTOA 
15nm SE 
220247Z 27003KT 10SM SKC 17/12 A2982
KLGB 
19nm SE 
220753Z AUTO 11004KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100 T01670128 402280167
TAF
KSMO 220537Z 2206/2306 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM221400 08005KT P6SM SCT025 FM221800 22008KT P6SM SKC FM222100 24010KT P6SM SKC FM230300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KLAX 
6nm SE 
220537Z 2206/2312 08006KT P6SM FEW040 FM220900 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025 FM221800 26010KT P6SM SCT025 FM222100 26015KT P6SM SKC FM230400 26009KT P6SM SKC FM230900 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025
KBUR 
12nm N 
220537Z 2206/2306 13005KT P6SM SKC FM220900 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM222000 18007KT P6SM SKC FM230300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KVNY 
12nm N 
220537Z 2206/2306 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM222000 17008KT P6SM SKC FM230300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KLGB 
19nm SE 
220537Z 2206/2306 VRB05KT P6SM SCT025 FM221800 19007KT P6SM SKC FM222100 22009KT P6SM SKC FM230300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Atlantic Aviation ASRI 129.375
310-396-6770
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, Rental cars, Courtesy transportation, ...
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Go Rentals  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.69 $7.24 
 Updated 21-Sep-2017
 
   6 read write
 Aeroplex
562-981-2659
424-303-3800
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Hangar leasing / sales

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Avfuel
100LL
SS $5.19 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 read write
Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KSMO but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KSMO.
Located at KHHR
Jet Center Los Angeles
123.30
310-676-4673
[web site]
[email]
At KHHR (Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal Airport), 8 miles SE

Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
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Located at KHHR
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $6.59 $6.06 
SS $5.59 --- 
GUARANTEED
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   13 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Leading Edge Avionics
Leading Edge Avionics
toll-free 1-855-955-6151
[web site]
[email]

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Leading Edge Avionics is a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station (137R236D) that provides outstanding avionics repair and installation services for all General Aviation aircraft from business jets to helicopters to single engine airplanes. We are committed to delivering our customers with services that ensure uncompromised safety and the highest quality of workmanship and reliability, while exceeding our clients' expectations on all levels. 24/7 AOG Service is also available at all Southern California airports, so call us at (855) 955-6151 and let us exceed all your service expectations!
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located at KSNA  
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Bill's Air Center 310-397-8183
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Spitfire Grill 310-397-3455
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