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KSNS Salinas Municipal Airport
Salinas, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 APRIL 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: SNS
Lat/Long: 36-39-46.0314N / 121-36-22.9191W
36-39.767190N / 121-36.381985W
36.6627865 / -121.6063664
(estimated)
Elevation: 84.3 ft. / 25.7 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (1980)
From city: 3 miles SE of SALINAS, CA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 93905

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: OAKLAND CENTER
FSS: OAKLAND FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SNS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 884.3 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 31; REIL RWY 13 & 26; PAPI RWY 31; HIRL RWY 13/31; MIRL RWY 08/26 - CTAF. VASI RWY 08, 13, & 26 OPER CONSLY.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.525
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.85
WX ASOS: PHONE 831-422-2830
SALINAS GROUND: 121.7 [0600-1900 OCT-MAR; 0500-1900 APR-SEP]
SALINAS TOWER: 119.525 239.3 [0600-1900 OCT-MAR; 0500-1900 APR-SEP]
NORCAL APPROACH: 133.0(360-150)
NORCAL DEPARTURE: 133.0(360-150)
CLASS C: 133.0(360-150)
IC: 133.0(360-150)
WX AWOS-3PT at OAR (8 nm W): 134.025 (831-384-2967)
WX ASOS at MRY (12 nm W): PHONE 831-642-0241
WX AWOS-3 at CVH (17 nm NE): 120.425 (831-636-4394)
WX ASOS at WVI (19 nm NW): 132.275 (831-724-8794)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SNS at fieldSALINAS VORTAC117.3017E
BSRr347/28.9BIG SUR VORTAC114.0016E
PXNr249/39.9PANOCHE VORTAC112.6016E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
CHUALAR312/12.126316EUAD ..- .- -..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 6004 x 150 ft. / 1830 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 25.0
Double wheel: 32.0
Double tandem: 62.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 36-39.774785N36-39.657147N
Longitude: 121-37.112345W121-35.892998W
Elevation: 69.5 ft.83.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 081 magnetic, 097 true261 magnetic, 277 true
Displaced threshold: 396 ft.no
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: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 4825 x 150 ft. / 1471 x 46 m
200 FT ASPH STWY RY 31.
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 65.0
Double wheel: 100.0
Double tandem: 170.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 36-40.116422N36-39.443363N
Longitude: 121-36.600368W121-36.074673W
Elevation: 84.3 ft.82.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 132 magnetic, 148 true312 magnetic, 328 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollouttouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 45 ft. trees, 1733 ft. from runway, 310 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clearnone

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 90 x 90 ft. / 27 x 27 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/aggregate friction seal coat
Runway edge lights: FLD
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF SALINAS
200 LINCOLN AVE
SALINAS, CA 93901
Phone 831-758-7214
Manager: BRETT J. GODOWN
30 MORTENSEN AVE
SALINAS, CA 93905
Phone 831-758-7214

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 113
Single engine airplanes: 97
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 7
    
Aircraft operations: avg 192/day *
52% transient general aviation
45% local general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 14 November 2018

Additional Remarks

PORTIONS OF TWY B BETWEEN D & N LIMITED ATCT SERVICES PROVIDED
6 FT TALL SECURITY FENCE 400 FT PRIOR TO RY 13 THLD ON CNTRLN AND STEEPLY DESCENDING TERRAIN 350 FT PRIOR TO RY 31 THLD ON CNTRLN BOTH IN RY 13/31 SAFETY AREA.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748.

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 25 April 2019 at 0901Z to 23 May 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 31   download (816KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (312KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 31   download (489KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 31   download (481KB)
LOC/DME RWY 31   download (783KB)
VOR RWY 13   download (260KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (13KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CHALONE THREE   download (248KB)
SALINAS TWO   download (128KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (128KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KOAR - Marina Municipal Airport (8 nm W)
KMRY - Monterey Regional Airport (12 nm W)
KCVH - Hollister Municipal Airport (17 nm NE)
KWVI - Watsonville Municipal Airport (19 nm NW)
E16 - San Martin Airport (25 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KSNS (Salinas Municipal Airport)
Photo by David Byrne of FocalFlight.com
Photo taken 06-Apr-2010

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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KSNS (Salinas Municipal Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-May-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2812:28
Sunrise05:5712:57
Sunset20:0903:09
Evening civil twilight20:3803:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-May-2019 18:00:07
Local (UTC-7)  19-May-2019 11:00:07
 
METAR
KSNS 191753Z 24012KT 10SM OVC024 14/09 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP104 60009 T01440094 10144 20100 50014
KOAR 
8nm W 
134.025 831-384-2967
No observation available
KMRY 
13nm W 
191754Z 21011G17KT 10SM -RA SCT021 BKN027 OVC047 14/10 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE RAB51 SLP111 P0000 60038 T01390100 10144 20094 51016
KCVH 
17nm NE 
191755Z AUTO 19004KT 3SM HZ FEW001 SCT020 BKN028 11/09 A2984 RMK A01 P0001
KWVI 
18nm NW 
191753Z AUTO 09005KT 10SM -RA SCT006 BKN017 OVC040 11/11 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE RAB01 SLP100 P0001 60063 T01110106 10122 20089 51017
TAF
KSNS 191524Z 1915/2012 16011KT P6SM VCTS BKN020 BKN040CB FM191600 24012G18KT P6SM SHRA VCTS BKN025 OVC040CB FM192200 25015KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM200400 26006KT P6SM BKN050
KMRY 
13nm W 
191523Z 1915/2012 23012KT P6SM SHRA VCTS FEW020 BKN040CB OVC060 FM191700 24015KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN025 OVC040CB FM192200 25010KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM200700 23006KT P6SM BKN025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Jet West Salinas
UVair FBO Network
UNICOM 122.95
831-422-9400
[web site]
[email]
Red Carpet Service
F/S Jet-A, Avgas
Courtesy Van / Monterey service
Crew Cars
On Site Rental Cars
Overnight Hangar
Restaurant
Large flight planning room with loungers
Refrigerator, Microwave, stove
Conference room
Sleep room/shower
Courtesy Golf Clubs (Municipal Course on site)
Lavatory Svc
GPU
Oxygen
Potable Water
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U.S. Government Contract Fuel   CAA Preferred FBO  
 
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS $5.78 $5.11 
SS $5.33 $5.11 
 Updated 14-May-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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