• 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.


  • The San Carlos Airport Association (SCAA) has represented pilots and friends of the Airport since our founding in 1986.

Noise Abatement Procedures

  • San Carlos Airport is surrounded by noise sensitive neighborhoods. All pilots are encouraged to follow the noise abatement procedures

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

Membership Meeting Wed. Feb. 16 7PM at Hiller

We are pleased to announce that former SCAPA Board member Ken Steiner will be our featured speaker for a membership meeting on Wed. Feb. 16, 2011 at 7PM at the Hiller Museum. Titled “Flying with Ghosts: Lessons Learned from the Mistakes of Others,” Ken’s presentation will explore actual accidents that he has investigated over the years. He identifies areas where pilots get into trouble and how to avoid becoming a future statistic.

Ken Steiner

Ken Steiner is the Claims Manager and Asst. Vice-President for the San Francisco office of the United States Aircraft Insurance Group (USAIG), one of the world’s largest aviation insurance companies. He has been with USAIG for over 30 years investigating all manner of aviation accidents involving aircraft from Cessna 150’s to Boeing 747’s. Ken is an active pilot holding ATP and CFI certificates with over 4000 flying hours. He flies a Turbo Skylane based at San Carlos, and yes, his flying record is free of any accidents, incidents and violations!

SQL Tower Chief Casey Giddens will give a brief talk about tower operations. The San Mateo County Airports Manager Mark Larson will give us an update on issues at San Carlos Airport.