Santa Monica Airport 

 

Santa Monica Airport at 22282 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90405, is a general aviation airport serving Los Angeles. The airport is privately owned by Santa Monica Airport Associates, LLC. The Santa Monica Airport is owned by Santa Monica Airport Associates, LLC. Small cities all across the country are trying to expand their airports, hoping to attract new airlines and travelers. Santa Monica, California is no exception. The city’s airport has grown from 10,000 to 27,000 passengers in a little over 20 years. In order to support the ever-growing volume of air traffic, the city is building a new terminal. The $1 billion terminal is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

The Santa Monica Airport (SMO) is a public airport located in Santa Monica, California, just two miles from the Pacific Ocean. SMO is the oldest established airport in the Greater Los Angeles area. The airport has two parallel runways, both of which are 2,600 feet long, and an air traffic control tower.

It has long been a thorn in the side of the surrounding communities. The airport was originally built as a military base in the 1920s and was decommissioned in the late 1990s. In the years since, the City Council has attempted to close the airport, only to be blocked by legal action. The airport is located in the heart of Santa Monica and is surrounded by hundreds of homes. As the airport is only 1,600 feet from the high school, and less than 2,000 feet from the local elementary school, residents are constantly complaining of noise and pollution and being awakened at all hours by the low-flying aircraft.

Santa Monica Municipal Airport is a general aviation airport located in Santa Monica, California. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 10) to the east. The airport has three runways. Runway 18L/36R is 8,001 feet long and 150 feet wide. Runway 18R/36L is 6,597 feet long and 150 feet wide. Runway 3/21 is 3,500 feet long and 75 feet wide. Santa Monica Airport has a tower located at the intersection of W. Olympic Boulevard and Cloverfield Boulevard.

The Santa Monica Airport (SMO) is a general aviation airport in Santa Monica, California, which is a designated seaplane harbor. The airport is owned by the City of Santa Monica and is managed by the Santa Monica Airport Commission. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a non-hub primary commercial service facility.

The Santa Monica Airport is located on land that is part of the City of Santa Monica and is owned by the City. The City also owns and operates the Donald Douglas Loop between the Airport and the Interstate 10 Freeway.

As a private airport, Santa Monica airport is not subject to many of the FAA regulations that public airports are. This makes Santa Monica a favorite for aviators who are looking to fly in uncontrolled airspace. However, with the lack of FAA supervision, Santa Monica has seen a number of accidents and incidents. Santa Monica Airport (SNA) is a general aviation airport located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the central business district of Santa Monica, in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Santa Monica and operated by the Santa Monica Airport Commission. It is one of the busiest single-runway airports in the United States.