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Palo Alto Airport Of Santa Clara Co (PAO)
GeneralType: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 04/01/1940, Runways: 1, Land Area Covered By Airport: 102 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 02022.*A, Location ID: PAO, Region: Western-Pacific, District Office: SFO, Unicom Frequency: 122.950 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 118.600 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: San Francisco, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: OAK, Tie-In FSS Name: Oakland, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 4 ft, Elevation determination method: Estimated, Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCO, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZOA, Boundary ARTCC Name: Oakland, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: PAO, Last Inspection Date: 07/02/2009, Inspection Group: FAA airports field personnel, Inspection Method: State
LocationState: California, County: Santa Clara, City: Palo Alto, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37 27' 40'', Lng: -122 06' 54.200'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.461111, Lng: -122.115056, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2001-04-13), Distance from central business district: <1 mi (E), Find on map >>
OwnerCo Of Santa Clara, 2500 Cunningham Ave, San Jose, Ca 95148, 408-929-1060ManagerChris Nucci, 1925 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, Ca 94303, 408-918-17707
Schedule
OperationsPeriod: 03/16/2006 - 03/16/2007, Air Taxi Operations: 100, Itinerant Operations: 75,289, Local Operations: 113,083
AircraftSingle Engine Aircraft: 201, Multi Engine Aircraft: 24, Helicopters: 1, Gliders Operational: 1
AdditionalFuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 15E (Year 1995), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Bottled Oxygen Type: Low pressure, Lighting Schedule: Dusk-Dawn, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: AMB,AVNCS,CHTR,GLD,INSTR,RNTL,SALES,SURV
RemarksFuel Types: SELF-FUELING AVAILBLE 24/7.
Runway 1
GeneralID: '13/31, Length: 2443 ft, Width: 70 ft, Runway Surface Type Condition: Asphalt or bituminous concrete, Good condition, Runway Weight Bearing Capacity: Single Wheel: 12,500 lbs, Edge Lights Intensity: Medium
Base EndBase End ID: '13, True Alignment: 142, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37 27' 49.506'', Lng: -122 07' 03.548'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.463752, Lng: -122.117652, Physical Elevation: 7 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 29.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 , Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: BERM, Object Mark Light: Lighted, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 12, Object Height: 8 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 300.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0L/R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: NGS (04/13/2001), Elevation Source: NGS (04/13/2001)
Reciprocal EndReciprocal End ID: '31, True Alignment: 322, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 37 27' 30.556'', Lng: -122 06' 44.769'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 37.458488, Lng: -122.112436, Physical Elevation: 7 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 29.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.04 , Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P2L, Runway Visual Range Equipment (RVR): Midfield, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Centerline Lights: No, Touchdown Lights: No, Controlling Object Description: BERM, Object Mark Light: Lighted, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a non-precision approach, Object Clear Slope: 6, Object Height: 5 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 230.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0L/R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.0, Position Source: NGS (04/13/2001), Elevation Source: NGS (04/13/2001)
Near Midair Collisions Incidents
24-SEP-1994 12:35 Event ID: 1070510057, Report Number: NWPTPAO94001, Incident Evaluation: POTENTIAL, Diagonal Separation: 300 ft
Reporing aircraft: GULSTM GA-AA (GA-AA-5), Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N1197Z, Altitude: 1200 ft, Sight Separation: 3 sec, Flight Plan Filled: Visual Flight Rules, Flight Phase: Climb
Other aircraft: BEECH BE-36, Operation: GENERAL AVIATION (14 CFR 91), Registration Nr: N828SB, Flight Plan Filed: Visual Flight Rules
National Wildlife Strike Incidents
2008-01-21Time: Day (16:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CHAMPION CITABRIA (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Registration: N75SE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 31, Above Ground: 4 ft, Speed: 65 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: CANADA GOOSE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = WEST VALLEY FLYING CLUB (ANDY'S FLYING SERVICE) xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx
2006-08-11Time: Day (08:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: RKWL AC-680 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Registration: N6253X, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Above Ground: 13 ft, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: ROCK PIGEON, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = RANDOLPH DETTMER
Remarks: BIRD WAS LODGED IN ENG NACELLE AGAINST OIL COOLER. ROCKWELL 680-F
2002-10-26Time: Night (19:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-210 CENTUR (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N171TJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 31, Above Ground: 600 ft, Speed: 85 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = WEST/PACIFIC WILDLIFE HAZARDS & xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: BOTH PILOT AND CO/P SAW A FLOCK OF GULLS COME TWD PLANE DURING FINAL APCH. HEARD STRIKE BUT COULD NOT FIND EVIDENCE. GULLS WERE FROM GARBAGE DUMP ON APRCH PATH. LANDING LIGHTS AND STROBES WERE ON AS WELL AS NAV LIGHT AND ROTATING BEACON.
2002-03-30Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: BE-55 BARON (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N18360, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 31, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 95 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MALLARD, Size: Medium, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DMG TO L LE WING JUST OUTSIDE STALL WARNING VANE. BIRD LEFT 15" DENT.
2001-05-05Time: Day (11:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: HOMEBUILT, Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Registration: N571RJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 31, Speed: 51 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RING-NECKED PHEASANT, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ON TOUCH AND GO
1999-09-17Time: Day (07:30), Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N4894D, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = WEST-PACIFIC BIRD/WILDLF DATA FILEOPER = G WALDECK
Remarks: HIT BIRD ON SHORT FINAL.
1998-04-17Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N1029H, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = WEST. PACIFIC REPT
Remarks: STRUCK BIRD. NO REPTD DAMAGE.
1998-04-17Time: Dusk (19:15), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N2247Q, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: A/C REG TO WM LOGAN JR SOURCE = DAILY OPS REPT & xxxx-x
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
1997-02-02Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 695 ft, Speed: 85 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = THOMAS R. MAHONEY
Remarks: TIME = 1830 PST. FEATHERS FOUND ON A/C.
1996-10-06Time: Day, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N54473, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Above Ground: 800 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Tail, Struck & Damaged Lights, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = WEST. PACIFIC WILDLF HAZARDS & DAILY OPS REPT
Remarks: A/C HAD DAMAGE TO WINGTIP STROBES, TAIL STROBES & LANDING LIGHTS. TIME = 1845 PDT. NO REPTD INJURIES.
1996-02-08Time: Day, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: C-152 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N68280, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = WEST. PACIFIC WILDLF HAZARDS
Remarks: SMALL BIRD STRUCK ENG COWLING UPON LANDING. TIME = 1509 PST.
1996-01-03Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-28 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N2865M, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Above Ground: 250 ft, Speed: 63 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: OPERATOR = EVAN WILLIAMSSOURCE = xxxx-x & WEST. PACIFIC WILDLF HAZARDS
Remarks: ONLY WARNING WAS STD NOTAM IN FACILITY DIR. TIME = 1805 PST. NO REPTD DAMAGE/INJURIES.
1995-12-07Time: Night, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: BE-55 BARON (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N7176N, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = WEST-PACFC BIRD/WILDLF STRIKE
Remarks: NO DAMAGE REPTD FROM BIRD STRIKE.
1995-10-21Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: GROB (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N216AR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = TURNER LIGHTPLANES(DAVID DAVIS)A/C = BURKHART GROB (GLIDER)
1995-10-03Time: Dusk, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Aircraft: C-152 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Runway: 30, Above Ground: 75 ft, Speed: 57 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & WEST-PACFC BIRD/WLDLF STRIKE HISTORY
Remarks: AT 0233Z, 10/4/95, N--48F STRUCK A BIRD OF UNKN SPECIES ON PROP/NOSE AREA. DAMAGE .
Previous2008 Incidents: 1, 2006 Incidents: 1, 2002 Incidents: 2, 2001 Incidents: 1, 1999 Incidents: 1, 1998 Incidents: 2, 1997 Incidents: 1, 1996 Incidents: 3, 1995 Incidents: 7, 1994 Incidents: 3, 1993 Incidents: 14, 1992 Incidents: 7, 1991 Incidents: 11, 1990 Incidents: 4, See details about all 58 wildlife incidents
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Palo Alto)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 178 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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