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PAO

Palo Alto
Palo Alto, California

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FAA Identifier: PAO
Latitude/Longitude: 37-27-40.0000N / 122-06-54.2000W
37.4611 / -122.115
Elevation: 6 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 15E (1995)
Land Area Covered: 102 acres
From City: 0 nautical miles E of Palo Alto, CA
County/Parish: Santa Clara, CA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: San Francisco
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Oakland Center (ZOA)
FSS: Oakland Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/MON-SUN/0700-2100
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 118.6
LCL/P 118.6
GND/P 125.0
ATIS 135.275
FREQ 121.5 NOT AVAILABLE.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 13/31
Dimensions: 2443 x 70 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 12.5 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2531
(650) 329-2444
Manager: Andrew Swanson
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2531
(650) 329-2444
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Remarks:
  • THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
  • +100 FT TRANSMISSION TOWERS EAST OF ARPT.
  • ARPT RESTRICTED BY ARPT OPERATOR TO ACFT WITH MAX CERTIFICATED WEIGHT OF 12,500 LBS OR LESS.
  • FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC NORCAL APCH AT 916-361-3748.
  • 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.
  • RY 13 +8 FT DIKE 300 FT FROM RY END, OBSTN LGTD.
  • RY 31 +5 FT DIKE 230 FT FROM RY END, OBSTN LGTD.
  • SELF-FUELING AVAILBLE 24/7.
  • ARPT LGTS OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY WHEN ATCT CLSD.
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