• Our mission is to promote and protect San Carlos Airport and its flight operations, and to enhance the safety and spirit of general aviation through participation in local community activities.

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    San Carlos Airport Association
    P.O. Box 1183
    San Carlos, CA 94070

The SCAPA Board of Directors is organizing our next barbecue on Sun. Sept. 29th, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Be sure to save the date. Like all our activities, we depend on volunteers to make them happen. We need people to help with the following: – food preparation on Sat. evening Sept. 28th […]

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 12, 2013  07:09 PM

The California Pilots Association will be holding its annual meeting in beautiful San Luis Obispo on October 18-19, 2013. BBQs, a Friday evening dance, and great speakers are just some of the activities. The keynote speaker will be famed aviation educator and humorist Rod Machado. Click here for all of the details and to register.

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 02, 2013  09:09 PM

The San Carlos Airport Day is only a month away. The event is supported by San Carlos County Airport leadership. The details: When: Saturday, June 22nd 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Where: The center of the open house will be in the transient parking area adjacent to the terminal building. Why: The goal of the […]

Posted by Administrator3 May 24, 2013  07:05 PM

Annual General Membership Meeting Wed. May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Hiller Museum Please join us at the next SCAPA General Membership Meeting on Wed. May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Hiller Museum. We are very pleased to announce that Marilyn Dash, Owner and Racer for Ruby Red Racing will be our […]

Posted by Administrator3 May 05, 2013  09:05 PM

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE Office of National Marine Sanctuaries 1305 East-West Highway Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 April 22, 2013 Dear Aviation Community Member, When Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries were designated (1981 and 1992, respectively), a federal regulation by the National […]

Posted by Administrator3 Apr 23, 2013  10:04 PM
Posted by Administrator3 Apr 14, 2013  09:04 PM

The following article was featured in the Nov. 2012 edition of the Cessna Pilots Association (CPA) Magazine. Several members of SCAPA are also members of CPA and highly recommend others consider joining. They’re a fabulous organization with a fantastic set of online forums that are useful to Cessna pilots and other folks interested in general […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 10, 2013  09:02 PM

We are happy to pass on the news that Ms. Gretchen Kelly has been appointed Airports Manager for San Mateo County. Gretchen recently rejoined the staff of San Carlos Airport after service in the San Francisco office of the FAA. On behalf of all our members, I would like extend our congratulations and best wishes […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jan 28, 2013  11:01 PM

Printed copies of the KSQL IFR Departure Guidance document are now available in the Airport office. San Carlos Airport RUNWAY 30 VFR-to-IFR DEPARTURE GUIDANCE Click here for 8.5×11 format. Click here for 5.5×7.5 Jepp format.

Posted by Administrator3 Dec 07, 2012  09:12 AM

Dr. Mike Paull, former SCAPA President, is the author of Flight of Betrayal, a mystery novel about a pilot from San Carlos who crashes in Baja. Please note that even though this is a fictional story, it is set in San Carlos and the airport and Sky Kitchen are referred to quite a bit. Flight […]

Posted by Administrator3 Nov 11, 2012  07:11 PM

VOLUNTEERS – GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME The mission of the volunteer services at the Hiller Aviation Museum is to foster knowledge about the history of aviation and the future of flight. Hiller Aviation Museum volunteers share the rich history of aviation through exhibits spanning the last century of flight and offering a window into […]

Posted by Administrator3 Nov 07, 2012  08:11 PM

SCAPA is pleased to help publicize the following aviation-related event. Kala Artist Project Space presents: Lift, Weight, Thrust, Drag A photography exhibit by Mr. Alexis M. Esguerra Everyone is invited to a memorable opening Friday 30 November 2012 from 6-8pm, at 2990 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California 94702. (510) 841-7000 Light refreshments will be served. […]

Posted by Administrator3 Oct 29, 2012  09:10 PM

Aero Club Dinner Ron Blake @CalPilots asked SCAPA to pass the word about this event. The Aero Club of Northern California’s Crystal Eagle Awards dinner is taking place on Friday, November 9th at the Hiller Aviation Museum. This year they are honoring Captain Julie Clark, famed aerobatic performer and former airline captain. Sandra Clifford, and […]

Posted by Administrator3 Oct 26, 2012  12:10 PM

San Carlos Airport has a multi-year waiting list for hangar rentals. For those folks waiting for hangars, there are several other airports in the Bay area that have space available. We provide the following information as a service to anyone waiting for a place to store their aircraft at San Carlos. If you have any […]

Posted by Administrator3 Oct 13, 2012  08:10 PM

A great time was had by all who attended this year’s barbecue at the Hiller on Sun. Sept. 30, 2012. Nearly 100 meals were served. The food was fantastic and included ribeye steak, salmon, chicken, shrimp, baked beans, potato and green salads, cold drinks and dessert. If you couldn’t make it this time, plan on […]

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 30, 2012  05:09 PM