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SFO

San Francisco International
San Francisco, California

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FAA Identifier: SFO
Latitude/Longitude: 37-37-07.7000N / 122-22-31.5000W
37.6186 / -122.3753
Elevation: 13 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 14E (2015)
Land Area Covered: 5207 acres
From City: 8 nautical miles SE of San Francisco, CA
County/Parish: San Mateo, 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: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: Yes
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
MONITOR LDA PRM RY 28R 127.675
MONITOR ILS PRM RY 28L 125.15
LDA PRM RY 28R IC 120.5
LCL/P 120.5
LCL/P 269.1
ILS PRM RY 28L IC 120.5
IC 351.8
GND/P 121.8
EMERG 121.5
D-ATIS 113.7
D-ATIS 118.85
D-ATIS 115.8
CD/P PTC 118.2
AS ASGND 128.65
DUE TO OBSTRUCTED VISION, SFO ATCT IS ABLE TO PROVIDE ONLY LIMITED AIRPORT TRAFFIC CONTROL SERVICE ON TWY A BETWEEN GATES 88 AND 89. ATCT PERSONNEL ARE UNABLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS AREA IS CLEAR OF TRAFFIC OR OBSTRUCTIONS.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 01L/19R
Dimensions: 7650 x 200 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 400 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 01R/19L
Dimensions: 8650 x 200 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 400 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10L/28R
Dimensions: 11870 x 200 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double tandem: 400 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 10R/28L
Dimensions: 11381 x 200 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 75 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 400 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 28X
Dimensions: 0 x 0 ft.
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City & County Of San Francisco
P O Box 8097
San Francisco, CA 94128
650-821-5000
Manager: Ivar Satero
P O Box 8097
San Francisco, CA 94128
(650) 821-3355
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Remarks:
  • GLENN BROTMAN: AIRFIELD OPERATIONS PHONE 650-821-3349 AND FAX 650-821-4670. SHANNON WILSON: AIRFIELD OPERATIONS PHONE 650-821-3366.
  • NO GROOVING EXISTS AT ARPT RY INTERSECTIONS.
  • RY 10 PREFERRED RY BTWN 0100-0600 WEATHER AND FLIGHT CONDITIONS PERMITTING.
  • AIRLINE PILOTS SHALL STRICTLY FOLLOW THE PAINTED NOSE GEAR LINES AND NO OVERSTEERING ADJUSTMENT IS PERMITTED.
  • PAEW APCH END RYS 28L, 28R, 19L INDEFLY.
  • RYS 01L/19R, 01R/19L, 10R/28L, 10L/28R GROOVED FULL LENGTH EXCEPT AT RY INTERSECTIONS.
  • B747, B777, A330, A340 OR LARGER ACFT ARE RESTRICTED FROM USING TWY A1 WHEN B747-400, A340-600, OR LARGER ACFT ARE HOLDING SHORT OF RY 1R ON TWY A.
  • RAMP CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS OVER 117 FT AT TERMINAL 1, GATE C41 INDEFLY.
  • ALL OUTBOUND TWY YANKEE HEAVY AIRCRAFT WITH A WINGSPAN OF 171 FT. OR GREATER UNDER POWER PROHIBITED FROM ENTERING WESTBOUND TWY ZULU.
  • FLOCKS OF BIRDS FEEDING ALONG SHORELINE ADJ TO ARPT; ON OCCASIONS FLY ACROSS VARIOUS PARTS OF THE ARPT.
  • SIMULTANEOUS OPERATIONS IN EFFECT ALL RYS.
  • TWY Z1 NBND ENTRANCE CLSD TO RY 10R FOR JET ACFT AND FOUR ENGINE TURBOPROPS.
  • ASSC IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
  • RWY 1L CLSD TO DEPARTING TRIJET ACFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 155 FT.
  • RWY STATUS LGTS IN OPN.
  • TWY S2 BTN TWY Z AND TWY S3 CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN OVER THAN 215 FT.
  • HIGH SPEED TWY (T) GRVD FULL WIDTH BTN RWY 28R AND 28L.
  • NOISE SENSITIVE ARPT; FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES CTC ARPT NOISE OFFICE MON-FRI 0800-1700 BY CALLING 650-821-5100.
  • 747-400'S SHALL TAXI AT A SPEED OF LESS THAN 10 MPH ON ALL NON-RESTRICTED TAXIWAYS ON THE TERMINAL SIDE OF THE INTERSECTING RYS. MOVEMENT SPEED OF NOT MORE THAN 5 MPH IS REQUIRED WHEN TWO 747-400'S PASS OR OVERTAKE EACH OTHER ON PARALLEL TAXIWAYS A & B.
  • SEVERAL RY HOLD POSITION SIGNS ARE ON THE RIGHT RATHER THAN THE LEFT SIDE OF THE TWYS.
  • DRAKE POSTON: AIRFIELD OPNS SERVICES MGR PHONE 650-821-3348.
  • RY 28X DESIGNATOR EXISTS TO SUPPORT I-FNP LDA/DME SYSTEM ON RY 28R FOR SIMULTANEOUS CLOSE PARALLEL OPERATIONS.
  • RY 19L MALSF HAS A NSTD LENGTH OF 1,115 FT WITH 3 SEQUENCED FLASHERS.
  • APCH RATIO 28:1 TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD.
  • APCH BLOCKED BY A BLAST FENCE AND LOC ANT.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIAL ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 413 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 1L.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 409 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 1R.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 373 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 19L.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 437 FT IN LENGTH BY 227 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 19R.
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
HAF Half Moon Bay Half Moon Bay, CA - Public San Francisco 10 miles
SQL San Carlos San Carlos, CA - Public San Francisco 10 miles
OAK Metropolitan Oakland Intl Oakland, CA - Public San Francisco 11 miles
HWD Hayward Executive Hayward, CA - Public San Francisco 14 miles
PAO Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA - Public San Francisco 18 miles
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LVK Livermore Muni Livermore, CA - Public San Francisco 31 miles
CCR Buchanan Field Concord, CA - Public San Francisco 31 miles
RHV Reid-Hillview Of Santa Clara County San Jose, CA - Public San Francisco 36 miles
DVO Gnoss Field Novato, CA - Public San Francisco 38 miles
APC Napa County Napa, CA - Public San Francisco 41 miles
0Q3 Sonoma Valley Schellville/sonoma, CA - Public San Francisco 42 miles
C83 Byron Byron, CA - Public San Francisco 43 miles
0Q9 Sonoma Skypark Sonoma, CA - Public San Francisco 44 miles
O69 Petaluma Muni Petaluma, CA - Public San Francisco 46 miles
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