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KSQL San Carlos Airport
San Carlos, California, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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: 278
Single engine airplanes: 240
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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 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 (302KB)
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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Sectional chart

 
Airport diagram
Diagram of KSQL (San Carlos Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2914:29
Sunrise06:5614:56
Sunset17:5001:50
Evening civil twilight18:1702:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Feb-2018 06:18:01
Local (UTC-8)  18-Feb-2018 22:18:01
 
METAR
KSQL 190555Z AUTO 30014G20KT 10SM FEW034 08/00 A3000 RMK AO2
KPAO 
7nm SE 
190447Z 28015KT 10SM FEW035 --/-- A2998 RMK LAST
KSFO 
8nm NW 
190556Z 30016G27KT 10SM FEW017 08/00 A2999 RMK AO2 PK WND 30030/0501 SLP156 T00780000 10111 20078 53009 $
KHWD 
11nm NE 
190554Z AUTO 31011KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP163 T00721022 10122 20072 51011
KOAK 
11nm N 
190553Z 31017G23KT 10SM FEW022 FEW040 07/00 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP152 T00720000 10117 20072 53009
KNUQ 
12nm SE 
190556Z 29006G15KT 10SM CLR 08/01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP162 T00780006 10122 20078 51008
KHAF 
12nm W 
190555Z AUTO 33018G24KT 8SM FEW029 BKN036 OVC046 08/03 A2997 RMK AO2
KSJC 
18nm SE 
190553Z 27011KT 10SM FEW016 08/01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 T00830006 10128 20078 53009
TAF
KSFO 
8nm NW 
190520Z 1906/2012 28020G30KT P6SM SCT040 FM191000 30015KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 FM191700 30012KT P6SM SCT030 FM192000 29020G27KT P6SM SKC FM200400 29012KT P6SM SKC FM200900 29004KT P6SM SKC
KOAK 
11nm N 
190520Z 1906/2012 29015G22KT P6SM FEW040 FM191000 32015KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM191700 30012KT P6SM SCT040 FM192000 30016KT P6SM SKC FM200400 30010KT P6SM SKC FM201000 30004KT P6SM SKC
KSJC 
18nm SE 
190520Z 1906/2006 30014G21KT P6SM FEW040 FM191000 28010KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN050 FM191500 28008KT P6SM SCT050 FM192000 30015KT P6SM SKC FM200400 30006KT P6SM SKC
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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 $5.15 $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

More info about San Carlos Flight Center
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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
no information available

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Sky Kitchen 650-595-0464
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Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Hiller Aviation Museum 650-654-0200
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   1 read write
 

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