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KSFO San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SFO
Lat/Long: 37-37-07.7000N / 122-22-31.5000W
37-37.128333N / 122-22.525000W
37.6188056 / -122.3754167
(estimated)
Elevation: 13.1 ft. / 4.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 14E (2015)
From city: 8 miles SE of SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 94128

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: OAKLAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SFO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index E
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 650-872-0246
SAN FRANCISCO GROUND: 121.8
SAN FRANCISCO TOWER: 120.5 269.1
NORCAL APPROACH: 128.325 134.5 135.65 SOUTH 133.95
NORCAL DEPARTURE: 120.9(NW-E) 135.1(SE-W)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 118.2
AFIVA DP: 120.9
ALWYS STAR: 128.325
AS ASGND: 128.65
BDEGA STAR: 133.95
BIG SUR STAR: 128.575
CIITY DP: 120.9
CLASS B: 120.9(NW) 125.35(NE-E) 127.0(NORTH) 134.5(SE) 135.1 WEST 135.65 SOUTH
D-ATIS: 113.7 115.8 118.85
DUMB DP: 120.9
DYAMD STAR: 128.325
EMERG: 121.5
EUGEN DP: 135.1
FOGGG DP: 120.9
GAP DP: 120.9 NW-E
GAPP DP: 135.1 SE-W
GNNRR DP: 135.1
GOLDEN GATE STAR: 133.95
HADLY STAR: 128.575
IC: 134.5 351.8
ILS PRM RY 28L IC: 120.5
LDA PRM RY 28R IC: 120.5
LOCKE STAR: 128.325
LUVVE DP: 135.1
MODESTO STAR: 128.325
MOLEN DP: 135.1
MONITOR ILS PRM RY 28L: 125.15
MONITOR LDA PRM RY 28R: 127.675
NIITE DP: 120.9
OFFSHORE DP: 135.1
POINT REYES STAR: 133.95
PORTE DP: 135.1
PTC: 118.2
QUIET DP: 120.9 NW-E 135.1 SE-W
REBAS DP: 120.9
RISTI STAR: 134.5
SAHEY DP: 135.1
SAN FRANCISCO DP: 120.9
SERFR STAR: 128.575
SHORELINE DP: 120.9
SNTNA DP: 120.9
SSTIK DP: 135.1
STINS STAR: 133.95
STLER STAR: 133.95
TRUKN DP: 120.9
WESLA DP: 135.1
YOSEM STAR: 128.325
WX AWOS-3 at HAF (9 nm SW): 127.275 (650-728-5649)
WX AWOS-3P at SQL (9 nm SE): 125.9 (650-593-0613)
WX AWOS-AV at 18CN (9 nm N): 119.925 (415-514-4209)
WX ASOS at OAK (10 nm NE): PHONE 510-214-1776
WX ASOS at HWD (12 nm E): PHONE 510-786-3052
WX ASOS at NUQ (20 nm SE): 124.175 or 283.0 (650-604-1529)
  • DUE TO OBSTRUCTED VISION, SFO ATCT IS ABLE TO PROVIDE ONLY LIMITED AIRPORT TRAFFIC CONTROL SERVICE ON TWY A BETWEEN GATES 88 AND 89. ATCT PERSONNEL ARE UNABLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS AREA IS CLEAR OF TRAFFIC OR OBSTRUCTIONS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SFO at fieldSAN FRANCISCO VOR/DME115.8017E
OAKr211/9.7OAKLAND VOR/DME116.8017E
OSIr325/14.3WOODSIDE VOR/DME113.9017E
SAUr137/15.8SAUSALITO VOR/DME116.2017E
SJCr290/25.2SAN JOSE VOR/DME114.1016E
CCRr194/30.0CONCORD VOR/DME117.0017E
SGDr163/33.6SCAGGS ISLAND VORTAC112.1017E
PYEr123/36.2POINT REYES VOR/DME113.7017E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 10L/28R

Dimensions: 11870 x 200 ft. / 3618 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 80 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Dual double tandem: 877.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10L  RUNWAY 28R
Latitude: 37-37.724323N37-36.812017N
Longitude: 122-23.603512W122-21.428467W
Elevation: 5.5 ft.13.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 118 true284 magnetic, 298 true
Displaced threshold: no300 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:11870 TODA:11870 ASDA:11193 LDA:11193TORA:11870 TODA:11870 ASDA:11870 LDA:11236
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 88 ft. tower, marked and lighted, 3280 ft. from runway, 1300 ft. right of centerline, 35:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 10R/28L

Dimensions: 11381 x 200 ft. / 3469 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 80 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Dual double tandem: 877.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 10R  RUNWAY 28L
Latitude: 37-37.577467N37-36.702717N
Longitude: 122-23.586327W122-21.500950W
Elevation: 7.1 ft.12.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 118 true284 magnetic, 298 true
Displaced threshold: no300 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:11381 TODA:11381 ASDA:10704 LDA:10704TORA:11381 TODA:11381 ASDA:10981 LDA:10275
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.85 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 87 ft. tower, marked and lighted, 3875 ft. from runway, 950 ft. right of centerline, 42:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 1R/19L

Dimensions: 8650 x 200 ft. / 2637 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 100/F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Dual double tandem: 877.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1R  RUNWAY 19L
Latitude: 37-36.379793N37-37.640532N
Longitude: 122-22.862445W122-22.026650W
Elevation: 11.4 ft.10.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 028 true194 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: 560 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:8650 TODA:8650 ASDA:8650 LDA:8090TORA:8650 TODA:8650 ASDA:8650 LDA:8650
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
RY 19L MALSF HAS A NSTD LENGTH OF 1,115 FT WITH 3 SEQUENCED FLASHERS.
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 177 ft. tree, 4000 ft. from runway, 200 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear
APCH BLOCKED BY A BLAST FENCE AND LOC ANT.
none

Runway 1L/19R

Dimensions: 7650 x 200 ft. / 2332 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 90 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Dual double tandem: 877.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1L  RUNWAY 19R
Latitude: 37-36.473872N37-37.588882N
Longitude: 122-22.975710W122-22.236565W
Elevation: 10.7 ft.9.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 014 magnetic, 028 true194 magnetic, 208 true
Displaced threshold: 640 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7650 TODA:7650 ASDA:7650 LDA:7010TORA:7650 TODA:7650 ASDA:7650 LDA:7650
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY & COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
PO BOX 8097
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94128
Phone 650-821-5000
GLENN BROTMAN: AIRFIELD OPERATIONS PHONE 650-821-3349 AND FAX 650-821-4670. SHANNON WILSON: AIRFIELD OPERATIONS PHONE 650-821-3366.
Manager: IVAR SATERO
PO BOX 8097
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94128
Phone (650) 821-3355
DRAKE POSTON: AIRFIELD OPNS SERVICES MGR PHONE 650-821-3348.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 1
Military aircraft: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 1253/day *
87% commercial
11% air taxi
3% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-01R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 409 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 1R.
E60-19L ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 373 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 19L.
E60-01L ENGINEERED MATERIAL ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 413 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 1L.
E60-19R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 437 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 19R.
NO GROOVING EXISTS AT ARPT RY INTERSECTIONS.
RY 10 PREFERRED RY BTWN 0100-0600 WEATHER AND FLIGHT CONDITIONS PERMITTING.
AIRLINE PILOTS SHALL STRICTLY FOLLOW THE PAINTED NOSE GEAR LINES AND NO OVERSTEERING ADJUSTMENT IS PERMITTED.
PAEW APCH END RYS 28L, 28R, 19L INDEFLY.
RYS 01L/19R, 01R/19L, 10R/28L, 10L/28R GROOVED FULL LENGTH EXCEPT AT RY INTERSECTIONS.
ALL OUTBOUND TWY YANKEE HEAVY AIRCRAFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF 171 FT. OR GREATER UNDER POWER PROHIBITED FROM ENTERING WESTBOUND TWY ZULU.
FLOCKS OF BIRDS FEEDING ALONG SHORELINE ADJ TO ARPT; ON OCCASIONS FLY ACROSS VARIOUS PARTS OF THE ARPT.
SIMULTANEOUS OPERATIONS IN EFFECT ALL RYS.
ASSC IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
RWY 1L CLSD TO DEPARTING TRIJET ACFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 155 FT.
RWY STATUS LGTS IN OPN.
TWY S2 BTN TWY Z AND TWY S3 CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OVER THAN 215 FT.
HIGH SPEED TWY (T) GRVD FULL WIDTH BTN RWY 28R AND 28L.
NOISE SENSITIVE ARPT; FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC ARPT NOISE OFFICE MON-FRI 0800-1700 BY CALLING 650-821-5100.
SEVERAL RY HOLD POSITION SIGNS ARE ON THE RIGHT RATHER THAN THE LEFT SIDE OF THE TWYS.
A30-28X RY 28X DESIGNATOR EXISTS TO SUPPORT I-FNP LDA/DME SYSTEM ON RY 28R FOR SIMULTANEOUS CLOSE PARALLEL OPERATIONS.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ALWYS ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (321KB)
BDEGA TWO (RNAV)   download (204KB)
BIG SUR THREE   download (136KB)
DYAMD THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (311KB)
GOLDEN GATE SEVEN   download (334KB)
MODESTO EIGHT   download (315KB)
POINT REYES THREE   download (229KB)
POINT REYES THREE   download (229KB)
RISTI ONE (RNAV)   download (112KB)
RISTI ONE (RNAV)   download (112KB)
SERFR THREE (RNAV)   download (164KB)
STINS THREE   download (289KB)
STLER TWO (RNAV)   download (197KB)
WWAVS ONE (RNAV)   download (163KB)
YOSEM THREE (RNAV)   download (159KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 19L   download (399KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 28L   download (424KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 28R   download (416KB)
ILS RWY 28R (SA CAT I)   download (349KB)
ILS RWY 28R (CAT II - III)   download (344KB)
ILS RWY 28L (SA CAT II)   download (351KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 28R   download (259KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 10R   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10L   download (228KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19L   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19R   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28L   download (297KB)
RNAV (GPS) X RWY 28R   download (292KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 10R   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 28R   download (268KB)
LDA/DME RWY 28R   download (332KB)
PRM AAUP   2 pages: [1] [2] (747KB)
ILS PRM RWY 28L   download (369KB)
RNAV (GPS) PRM RWY 28L   download (307KB)
RNAV (GPS) PRM X RWY 28R   download (327KB)
LDA PRM RWY 28R   download (365KB)
QUIET BRIDGE VISUAL RWY 28L/R   download (234KB)
TIPP TOE VISUAL RWY 28L/R   download (200KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (49KB)
 
Departure Procedures
AFIVA ONE (RNAV)   download (158KB)
CIITY THREE (RNAV)   download (225KB)
GAP SEVEN   download (231KB)
GNNRR TWO (RNAV)   download (150KB)
MOLEN EIGHT   download (265KB)
NIITE THREE (RNAV)   download (211KB)
OFFSHORE ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (385KB)
SAHEY THREE (RNAV)   download (208KB)
SAN FRANCISCO FOUR   download (210KB)
SNTNA TWO (RNAV)   download (161KB)
SSTIK THREE (RNAV)   download (171KB)
TRUKN TWO (RNAV)   download (222KB)
WESLA THREE (RNAV)   download (171KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KHAF - Half Moon Bay Airport (9 nm SW)
KSQL - San Carlos Airport (9 nm SE)
KOAK - Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (10 nm NE)
KHWD - Hayward Executive Airport (12 nm E)
KPAO - Palo Alto Airport (16 nm SE)
KNUQ - Moffett Federal Airfield (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5712:57
Sunrise06:2513:25
Sunset20:0303:03
Evening civil twilight20:3103:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 04:06:55
Local (UTC-7)  14-Aug-2018 21:06:55
 
METAR
KSFO 150356Z 27012G17KT 10SM FEW007 OVC014 16/13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T01610128
KSQL 
9nm SE 
142347Z 25011G16KT 10SM FEW014 20/14 A2992
KHAF 
9nm SW 
150355Z AUTO 32003KT 7SM OVC015 15/14 A2993 RMK AO2
KOAK 
9nm NE 
150353Z 27011KT 10SM FEW007 BKN012 17/14 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T01670139
KHWD 
13nm E 
150354Z 28010KT 10SM OVC013 17/13 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP137 T01720133
KPAO 
15nm SE 
150347Z 30007KT 10SM FEW018 17/14 A2992 RMK LAST
TAF
KSFO 142101Z 1421/1524 28016G24KT P6SM FEW008 OVC014 FM150230 28016KT P6SM OVC012 FM150500 28013KT P6SM OVC010 FM151000 28008KT P6SM OVC008 FM151800 28010KT P6SM SCT010
KOAK 
9nm NE 
142102Z 1421/1524 27013KT P6SM OVC012 FM150200 28010KT P6SM OVC012 FM150500 29008KT P6SM OVC010 FM151000 28007KT P6SM OVC008 FM151900 29008KT P6SM SCT010
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 128.925
650-877-6800
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510-569-9622
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At KOAK (Metropolitan Oakland International Airport), 10 miles NE

KaiserAir in Oakland provides the best value and efficiency in the San Francisco Bay Area. When SFO experiences delays, we are standing by to get you back on schedule. Highly trained line service technicians, experienced, friendly Customer Service Representatives, and the Can-Do attitude of a family-owned business allows us to assist you and your passengers 24/7/365.
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