Palo Alto Arpt Of Santa Clara Co Airport (PAO) Information

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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:PAO
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:122-06-54.2000W/37-27-40.0000N
-122.115056/37.461111 (Estimated)
Elevation:7 ft / 2.13 m (Estimated)
Land:102 acres
From nearest city:0 nautical miles E of Palo Alto, CA
Location:Santa Clara County, CA
Magnetic Variation:15E (1995)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:Co Of Santa Clara
Address:2500 Cunningham Ave
San Jose, CA 95148
Phone number:408-918-7700
CARL HONAKER, DIRECTOR OF AIRPORTS.
Manager:Chris Nucci
Address:2500 Cunningham Ave
San Jose, CA 95148
Phone number:408-918-7700

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:Yes
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:San Francisco
Region:AWP - Western-Pacific
Boundary ARTCC:ZOA - Oakland
Tie-in FSS:OAK - Oakland
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:PAO (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:118.600
Unicom:122.950 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LLA
SELF-FUELING AVAILBLE 24/7.
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:LOW

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimension:2443 x 70 ft / 744.6 x 21.3 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 12500 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 13 Runway 31
Longitude:122-07-03.5484W122-06-44.7693W
Latitude:37-27-49.5066N37-27-30.5562N
Elevation:7.00 ft7.00 ft
Alignment:127127
Traffic Pattern:LeftRight
Markings:Basic, Fair ConditionBasic, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:29.00 ft29.00 ft
VASI:2-light PAPI on left side2-light PAPI on left side
Visual Glide Angle:4.00°4.00°
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:8 ft berm, 300.0 ft from runway, 12:1 slope to clear
RY 13 +8 FT DIKE 300 FT FROM RY END, OBSTN LGTD.
5 ft berm, 230.0 ft from runway, 6:1 slope to clear
RY 31 +5 FT DIKE 230 FT FROM RY END, OBSTN LGTD.

Remarks

+100 FT TRANSMISSION TOWERS EAST OF ARPT.
LANDING NOT AUTHORIZED FOR PURE JET AND SURPLUS MILITARY AIRCRAFT EXCEPT THOSE ACFT MEETING FAR 36 STAGE 3 NOISE CRITERIA.
ARPT RESTRICTED BY ARPT OPERATOR TO ACFT WITH MAX CERTIFICATED WEIGHT OF 12,500 LBS OR LESS.
BIRDS ON AND IN VICINITY OF AIRPORT.
TPA 1000 FT WEST & 800 FT EAST.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA SE THRU W OF ARPT. RCMD ACFT LNDG AT PALO ALTO ARPT FLY AT OR ABOVE 1500 FT UNTIL CROSSING THE BAYSHORE FREEWAY. RCMD ACFT DEP RY 31 TURN 10 DEG RIGHT AFTER TKOF UNTIL REACHING DUMBARTON AUTO BRIDGE.
BE ALERT FOR PEDESTRAINS CROSSING A DIKE ROAD 8 FT HIGH AND 300 FT FROM END RY 13.
CONTINUOUS PEDESTRIAN/VEHICLE ACTIVITY ON ACFT TAXI LANES NOT DESIGNATED AS TWY MOVEMENT AREAS.
AIRPORT SECURITY PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
ON APCH TO RY 31 BE ALERT TO POSSIBLE STRONG UPDRAFT FM WIND TUNNEL LCTD ON WEST SIDE OF MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD.

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