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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 23 FEBRUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: SMX
Lat/Long: 34-53-59.8000N 120-27-29.1000W
34-53.996667N 120-27.485000W
34.8999444,-120.4580833
(estimated)
Elevation: 261.2 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 SUPPLL PART 121 AND PART 135 ACR OPNS EXCP 24 HRS PPR, CALL AMGR (805) 922-1726 WKDAYS 0800-1700. RWY 2/20 NOT AVBL FOR SKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS OR UNSKED ACR AT LEAST 31 PSGR SEATS.

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)
WX AWOS-3 at L52 (15 nm NW): 118.375 (805-489-1305)
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY LOS ANGELES ARTCC (ZLA) ON FREQS 119.05/269.5 (SAN LUIS OBISPO RCAG) WHEN SANTA BARBARA APCH CTL (SBA) CLSD.
  • COMMUNICATIONS PRVDD BY HAWTHORNE RADIO ON FEQS 122.1R/111.0T (GUADALUPE RCO).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GLJr119/(4.4)GUADALUPE VOR113.0516E
MQOr129/25.8MORRO BAY VORTAC112.4016E
GVOr305/28.6GAVIOTA VORTAC113.8016E
FLWr232/31.3FELLOWS VOR/DME117.5016E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL: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
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 34-54.496692N34-53.557088N
Longitude: 120-27.861532W120-26.737162W
Elevation: 216.8 ft.261.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 121 magnetic, 135 true301 magnetic, 315 true
Declared distances: TORA:8004 TODA:8004 ASDA:8004 LDA:8004TORA:8004 TODA:8004 ASDA:8004 LDA:8004
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: 5199 x 75 ft. / 1585 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
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 34-53.603380N34-54.296752N
Longitude: 120-28.075890W120-27.464648W
Elevation: 209.5 ft.226.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 022 magnetic, 036 true202 magnetic, 216 true
Declared distances: TORA:5199 TODA:5199 ASDA:5199 LDA:5199TORA:5199 TODA:5199 ASDA:5199 LDA:5199
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: 214
Single engine airplanes: 189
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 8
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 94/day *
46% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
16% air taxi
8% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2022

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.
RWY 2/20 NOT AVBL FOR ACR USE.
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 23 February 2023 at 0901Z to 23 March 2023 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 12   download (386KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (321KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (341KB)
LOC/DME BC-A   download (385KB)
VOR RWY 12   download (329KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (118KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BUELT FOUR   download (281KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (360KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVBG - Vandenberg Space Force Base (12 nm SW)
KLPC - Lompoc Airport (14 nm S)
KSBP - San Luis County Regional Airport (22 nm NW)
KIZA - Santa Ynez Airport/Kunkle Field (26 nm SE)
KSBA - Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (42 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 20-Mar-2023
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4113:41
Sunrise07:0614:06
Sunset19:1202:12
Evening civil twilight19:3802:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Mar-2023 17:30:09
Local (UTC-7)  20-Mar-2023 10:30:09
 
METAR
KSMX 201651Z 28005KT 10SM SCT008 BKN016 BKN024 12/12 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01220117 $
KL52 
15nm NW 
201715Z AUTO 26003KT 1 1/4SM BR 12/12 A2996 RMK A01
KVBG 
17nm S 
201704Z AUTO 31006KT 10SM OVC006 11/11 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP152 TSNO $
TAF
KSMX 201533Z 2016/2112 21003KT P6SM FEW002 SCT015 BKN040 FM202000 29010KT P6SM BKN040 FM210200 29005KT P6SM BKN035 FM210600 15012KT 4SM -RA BR OVC025 FM211000 15012G22KT 4SM -RA BR OVC025
KVBG 
17nm S 
201400Z 2014/2120 32006KT 3200 BR SCT005 SCT015 OVC140 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2014/2016 4800 BR BKN005 BECMG 2016/2017 32006KT 8000 BR FEW008 BKN015 OVC020 QNH2995INS BECMG 2019/2020 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT015 SCT020 QNH2994INS BECMG 2105/2106 14010G15KT 8000 -SHRA SCT010 OVC018 610559 QNH2975INS BECMG 2109/2110 14015G25KT 6000 RA OVC008 620559 520001 540104 QNH2950INS BECMG 2112/2113 14030G40KT 3200 +RA SCT008 OVC015 620609 530001 550106 QNH2950INS BECMG 2115/2116 18035G45KT 4800 RA OVC015 620609 530001
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Central Coast Jet Center ASRI 129.975
805-937-9300
toll-free 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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SS $5.99 --- 
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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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Santa Maria Museum of Flight 805-922-8758
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