San Carlos Airport (SQL) Information

San Carlos, CA

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  • San Carlos Airport (SQL) - Top picture is view to the east and the main reporting point when flying in from that direction, which is the cement plant . I reported over it many times.This piture also shows the amazing Howard Hughes Mining Barge I which was there in the mid 80s. - by S B J by S B J
  • San Carlos Airport (SQL) - TriPacer 71P seen as it begins its takeoff from runway 30. On the left of 71P is a salt pile which helped in poor vis. and next to it is the  historic Howard Hughes Mining Barge I. It was in the Redwood City harbor in the mid 80s.View SE. - by S B J by S B J
  • San Carlos Airport (SQL) - View one would have taxiing out from the west side to runway 30. Did this for several years in the 80s. View is to the south. - by S B J by S B J
  • San Carlos Airport (SQL) - N2371P at San Carlos in 1988.View is  north and the administration building (flag) and  Sky Kitchen. Notice two airliners above 71P on (short) final to SFO.Was interesting flying under them (tower gave advisorys) when departing to the east. - by S B J by S B J
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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:SQL
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:122-14-58.2850W/37-30-42.6780N
-122.249524/37.511855 (Estimated)
Elevation:5 ft / 1.52 m (Surveyed)
Land:110 acres
From nearest city:2 nautical miles NE of San Carlos, CA
Location:San Mateo County, CA
Magnetic Variation:15E (2000)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:San Mateo County
Address:555 County Center, 5th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063-1665
Phone number:650-573-3700
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS - JAMES PORTER.
Manager:Gretchen Kelly
ACTING ARPT OPS SUPER. LEN JEONG
Address:620 Airport Dr
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone number:650-573-3700

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:Yes
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
WHEN ATCT CLSD; ACTVT MIRL RWY 12/30 & REIL RWY 12/30 - 119.0
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:San Francisco
Region:AWP - Western-Pacific
Traffic Pattern Alt:800 ft
Boundary ARTCC:ZOA - Oakland
Tie-in FSS:OAK - Oakland
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:SQL (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:119.000
Unicom:122.950 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LLA
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:NONE
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimension:2600 x 75 ft / 792.5 x 22.9 m
Surface:ASPH, Good Condition
Weight Limit:Single wheel: 12500 lbs.
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 12 Runway 30
Longitude:122-15-09.0860W122-14-47.4800W
Latitude:37-30-52.2250N37-30-33.1300N
Elevation:5.00 ft5.00 ft
Alignment:127127
Traffic Pattern:LeftRight
Markings:Basic, Good ConditionBasic, Good Condition
Crossing Height:25.00 ft25.00 ft
VASI:2-box on left side2-box on left side
Visual Glide Angle:3.00°3.00°
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Centerline Lights:NoNo
Touchdown Lights:NoNo
Obstruction:18 ft pole, 565.0 ft from runway, 80 ft right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear7 ft levee, 200.0 ft from runway, 60 ft right of centerline
7' LGTD DIKE 100' E OF CNTRLN AT THR, EXTENDING TO 60' E OF CNTRLN AT END OF PRIMARY SFC.

Remarks

NO TGL OR STOP AND GO LANDINGS WHEN ATCT CLSD.
CALM WIND RY 12.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S THRU NE OF ARPT. FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC AMGR (650) 573-3700.
MIGRATORY BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF OF ARPT.
100 FT STEEL TRANSMISSION TOWERS AND POWERLINES LOCATED 750 FT WEST AND PARALLEL TO RY 12/30.
7 FT LIGHTED DIKE LOCATED IN RY SAFETY AREA ON APCH END RY 30.
HELICOPTER TRNG FLTS USE LEFT-TRAFFIC FOR RY 30, AND RIGHT-TRAFFIC FOR RY 12. HELICOPTER TPA 805(800).

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