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KSQL San Carlos Airport
San Carlos, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SQL
Lat/Long: 37-30-42.6777N / 122-14-58.2846W
37-30.711295N / 122-14.971410W
37.5118549 / -122.2495235
(estimated)
Elevation: 5.1 ft. / 1.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (2000)
From city: 2 miles NE of SAN CARLOS, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 94070

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1952
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: OAKLAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SQL (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Pattern altitude: 805.1 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD; ACTVT MIRL RWY 12/30 & REIL RWY 12/30 - 119.0
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.0
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 125.9
WX AWOS-3P: 125.9 (650-593-0613)
SAN CARLOS GROUND: 121.6 [0700-2100]
SAN CARLOS TOWER: 119.0 326.2 [0700-2100]
NORCAL APPROACH: 133.95 135.65
NORCAL DEPARTURE: 135.65
WX ASOS at SFO (9 nm NW): PHONE 650-872-0246
WX ASOS at HWD (11 nm NE): PHONE 510-786-3052
WX ASOS at NUQ (11 nm SE): 124.175 or 283.0 (650-604-1529)
WX AWOS-3 at HAF (12 nm W): 127.275 (650-728-5649)
WX ASOS at OAK (13 nm N): PHONE 510-383-9514
WX AWOS-AV at 18CN (17 nm NW): 119.925 (415-514-4209)
WX ASOS at SJC (18 nm SE): PHONE 408-969-0838
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OSIr355/7.3WOODSIDE VOR/DME113.9017E
SFOr121/8.8SAN FRANCISCO VOR/DME115.8017E
OAKr168/12.9OAKLAND VOR/DME116.8017E
SJCr284/16.7SAN JOSE VOR/DME114.1016E
SAUr131/24.4SAUSALITO VOR/DME116.2017E
CCRr180/33.4CONCORD VOR/DME117.0017E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
TRACY239/39.820315ETCY - -.-. -.--

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+ MOGAS UL94
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 2600 x 75 ft. / 792 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 37-30.870417N37-30.552170N
Longitude: 122-15.151435W122-14.791398W
Elevation: 4.8 ft.4.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 123 magnetic, 138 true303 magnetic, 318 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 18 ft. pole, 565 ft. from runway, 80 ft. right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clearnone
7' LGTD DIKE 100' E OF CNTRLN AT THR, EXTENDING TO 60' E OF CNTRLN AT END OF PRIMARY SFC.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY
555 COUNTY CENTER, 5TH FLOOR
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063-1665
Phone 650-573-3700
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - JAMES PORTER.
Manager: GRETCHEN KELLY
620 AIRPORT DR
SAN CARLOS, CA 94070
Phone 650-573-3700

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 269
Single engine airplanes: 231
Multi engine airplanes: 27
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 296/day *
44% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
18% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 20 June 2017

Additional Remarks

FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3829.
RABBIT AVIATION 130.00
LRG HEL SHOULD AVOID OVERFLIGHT OF DIRT INFIELD AREAS.
NO TGL OR STOP AND GO LDGS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
CALM WIND RWY 12.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S THRU NE OF ARPT. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR (650) 573-3700.
MIGRATORY BIRD ACT ON & INVOF OF ARPT.
100 FT STEEL TRANSMISSION TWRS AND POWERLINES LCTD 750 FT WEST AND PARALLEL TO RWY 12/30.
7 FT LIGHTED DIKE LCTD IN RWY SAFETY AREA ON APCH END RWY 30.
HELICOPTER TRNG FLTS USE LEFT-TFC FOR RWY 30, AND RIGHT-TFC FOR RWY 12. HELICOPTER TPA 805(800).

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
POINT REYES THREE   download (230KB)
POINT REYES THREE   download (230KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 30   download (304KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 30   download (312KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (128KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPAO - Palo Alto Airport (7 nm SE)
KSFO - San Francisco International Airport (9 nm NW)
KHWD - Hayward Executive Airport (11 nm NE)
KNUQ - Moffett Federal Airfield (11 nm SE)
KHAF - Half Moon Bay Airport (12 nm W)
KOAK - Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (13 nm N)
KSJC - Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (18 nm SE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSQL (San Carlos Airport)
Photo by Chris Leipelt
Photo taken 30-Dec-2015
looking east.

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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5312:53
Sunrise06:2113:21
Sunset19:5302:53
Evening civil twilight20:2103:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Apr-2018 02:12:41
Local (UTC-7)  26-Apr-2018 19:12:41
 
METAR
KSQL 270147Z 26012G20KT 10SM FEW034 13/07 A2998
KPAO 
7nm SE 
270147Z 31012KT 10SM SKC A2997
KSFO 
8nm NW 
270156Z 26017G23KT 10SM FEW018 13/07 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP152 T01330072
KHWD 
11nm NE 
270154Z 29012KT 10SM FEW020 13/06 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01330061
KOAK 
11nm N 
270153Z 27016KT 10SM FEW015 13/08 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP152 T01330083
KNUQ 
12nm SE 
270156Z AUTO 35015KT 10SM CLR 15/08 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP150 T01500078
KHAF 
12nm W 
270200Z AUTO 28006KT 10SM OVC022 12/08 A3001 RMK AO2
KSJC 
18nm SE 
270153Z 33013KT 10SM FEW020 16/09 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 T01560089
TAF
KSFO 
8nm NW 
262100Z 2621/2724 29015G22KT P6SM FEW020 FM270300 29011KT P6SM SCT020 FM270700 26007KT P6SM BKN020 FM271700 28008KT P6SM SCT020 FM272000 30015KT P6SM FEW020
KOAK 
11nm N 
261737Z 2618/2724 26007KT P6SM SCT020 SCT200 FM262000 30015KT P6SM FEW018 FM270600 29011KT P6SM BKN018 FM271200 27009KT P6SM OVC017 FM271800 26006KT P6SM SCT020 FM272100 30012KT P6SM FEW018
KSJC 
18nm SE 
261737Z 2618/2718 31005KT P6SM FEW020 FM262000 31008KT P6SM FEW020 FM262200 31012KT P6SM SKC FM270700 31004KT P6SM BKN020 FM271200 26005KT P6SM BKN015 FM271700 28005KT P6SM SCT018
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Rabbit Aviation Services 650-591-5857
650-716-6579
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, GPU / Power cart, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, Rental cars on site

More info about Rabbit Aviation Services
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.25 $4.35 
GUARANTEED
 
   8 read write
FS=Full service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
AirplanesUSA Aircraft Sales 650-394-7610
847-331-3133
[web site]
[email]
Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
More info and photos of AirplanesUSA Aircraft Sales
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San Carlos Aviation and Supply 650-592-2322
[web site]
[email]
Oxygen service, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aviation accessories, Pilot supplies, Rental cars on site, Courtesy transportation, Internet access, ...

More info about San Carlos Aviation and Supply
on airport  
   5 read write
 San Carlos Flight Center
650-946-1700
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft management, Flying club, Internet access, Restrooms

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West Valley Flying Club 650-856-2030
[web site]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Pilot supplies, Flying club

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Diamond Aviation 650-591-7611
no information available

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Burger King 650-596-5610
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Sky Kitchen 650-595-0464
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Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Hiller Aviation Museum 650-654-0200
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