Santa Monica Municipal Airport
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Airport Information

(310) 450-4620(310) 398-4525(800) 992-7433(310) 458-8591

Ground Approach DepartureLatLong
SEL: 1,400 (1225)
MEL: 1,900 (1725)
121.9128.5 (N)
129.9 (E)
124.5 (S)

Fees:Complex landing + tie down fees (maybe $15.00 singles + $6.50 landing fee?)
Op Hours:
Approaches:Enter pattern abeam runway mid-point at TPA.
Maintain at least 1,500' over Santa Monica City. Info at (310) 458-8692 or 458-8759
TPA multi-engine at 1,900'(1,725')
Maintain TPA as long as practicable. Enter pattern abeam runway mid-point at TPA.
Notes:Caution:SMO is beneath LAX Class B at 5,000'. Pilots must receive a clearance from SoCal Approach prior to entering Class B.
SMO Tower requests singles maintain a Trasffic Pattern Altitude (TPA) of 1,400' (1,225') and twins maintain 1,900' (1725').


Fuels:Exxon, Phillips 66. Chevron self-serv.


Major, Avionics, Oxygen.


Food:Spit Fire Grill. Typhoon. DC-3 Restaurant.
Local HotelsLodging:Hoilday Inn. Sheraton Hotel. Radisson-Huntley Hotel.
Car RentalsTransportation:Taxi:Checker Cab;Car Rentals:Budget;MPG;Rent-A-Wreck;
Local Attractions

Near LA: J.Paul Getty Museum. Movie Studio Tours. La Brea Tar Pits. Page Museum. Wax Museum. Coliseum.

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Local Businesses

Stratos Jet Charters, Inc - SMO
(888) 878.7286
Stratos Jet Charters provides private jet service and aircraft rentals at SMO.
99s - Palms Greater LA area chapter of the 99s, the International Organization of Women Pilots.
Action Air Express, Inc Cessna P-210 & Cessna 421C & King Air Beech 200 for Charter.
Action Air Express Air Charter on Demand. Passengers or Cargo.
Advanced Battery System Battery Systems
Aerial Photography Service High Quality Aerial Photography
Air Castle - Santa Monica 24hr Charter
Air Justice Air Charters Air Charters
American Flyers - SMO FAA examiner, Instruction, Simulators, Computer testing, Ground school, Chevron self-serv.
Angel Flight Charitable Flying Organization
Avanti Air Courses in B-727, B-737 and DC-8
Berlin Avionics Avionics sales and services
Berlin Avionics Avionics sales and services
Bills Air Center, Inc. Repair, Inspection, Maintenance.
Channel Road Inn Historic Bed & Breakfast
Cloverfield Aviation & Jet Center Unicom 123.3, FBO, Budget & Enterprise car rentals, Philipps 66 fuel, Oxygen, Hangars.
Innovative Cleaning Concepts We are here to keep your plane looking good.
Justice Aviation Charter, Instruction, Ground school, Rentals, Simulator.
Kim Davidson Aviation, Inc. FAA Approved Repair Station.
Krueger Aviation, Inc. Aircraft Sales, Large twins & turboprops. International and Domestic.
Marina Flying Club The Marina Flying Club meets the first Thursday of the month at a different Westside Restaurant for dinner and a speaker program. We run interesting fly-in trips. some short, some overnight. Seats are frequently available.

Pilots, wannabees, aircraft owners and renters, etc are welcome. Give us a try.

Pancho Barnes Documentary Film Project Help us with Florence 'Panco' Barnes KOCE-TV Documentary.
Pancho Barnes KOCE Documentary Project Help with Florence 'Pancho' Barnes documentary for KOCE-TV.
Proteus Air Services Flight Training and Aircraft Rentals
Santa Monica Air Center Hanger and Tie Down leases.
Santa Monica Aviation Maintenence.
Santa Monica Propeller Service, Inc Propellers, governors, Exchange, Sales, Service.
Silver Wings Aviation Aircraft for Sale, Buy, Sell, Consignment
Skyward Aviation Personalized private through instructor pilot training.
Spitfire Grill Full service restaurant.
Supermarine AVGAS (100LL, Jet A - 24 hrs), full-service FBO. Courtesy car, Enterprise car rental, hangar rentals. Unicom 122.95, Arinc 129.375.
Tantalizing Takeoffs Discount Pilot Supplies, aviation gifts, clothing, aviation art, FAA computer testing.
TobenAir Aircraft rental, Piper, Archer.
Trans-Exec Air Service, Inc. 24 hour charter - jet & helicopter.
Trans Pacific Aviation - SMO Flying lessons, aircraft rentals, ground school, and scenic flights.
Typhoon Pan-Asian Food. Full service restaurant. $25-$35/plate.

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