• 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

Live View of San Carlos Airport (SQL)

San Carlos METAR

  • KSQL 261655Z 32005KT 10SM BKN022 20/12 A3005

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SQL Notams

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ASOS from Half Moon Bay Airport (HAF)



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

from the Airport Manager: In order to reduce Foreign-Object-Debris (FOD) and maintain the condition of our pavement, we have scheduled sweeping of the San Carlos Airport and Half Moon Bay next week. Please see the Runway closure schedule below: San Carlos Airport Runway 12/30 will be closed on Monday, February 27th from 9:00 AM until […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 24, 2017  04:02 PM

The following is a copy of a letter from Congresswoman Jackie Speier to the Vice President of Air Traffic Organization at the FAA in Washington, D.C. in reference to recently instituted Westerly departures from SQL. The SCAPA Board of Directors have been battling against the use of these procedures since they first came to our […]

Posted by Administrator3 Feb 15, 2017  06:02 PM

Mary Caroline Nehls DeMartini 10/26/1930-01/10/2017 Mary Caroline Nehls DeMartini beloved wife of 66 years to James G.B. De Martini, Jr. died peacefully in her sleep 01/10/2017. She was the daughter of the late Captain and Mrs. Frederick E. Nehls, and the granddaughter of Carnegie Silver Medal Winner Captain George Henry Zeh. She was born and […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jan 19, 2017  12:01 PM

from our friends at CalPilots: Great Lakes Airlines is looking for California-based pilots. Meet with them Wed. Jan. 18, 2017, 1PM to 6PM, at Stockton Metro Airport, 5000 South Airport Way, Stockton, CA. Areas of focus: Part 121 flying Embraer 120 Brasilia. http://www.flygreatlakes.com

Posted by Administrator3 Dec 21, 2016  11:12 AM

Urgent Message to All Members and Pilots Using San Carlos Airport Do not fly left traffic for 30 or make overhead departures to the south and west of 101. Follow the established Bay Meadows, Woodside and Belmont Slough voluntary noise abatement procedures! http://www.sancarlosairport.org/noise-abatement-procedures Over the past few months, the Airport has begun receiving noise complaints […]

Posted by Administrator3 Dec 08, 2016  02:12 PM

A great time was had by all who attended this year’s barbecue at the Hiller on Sun. Sept. 25, 2016. The food was fantastic and included tri-tips, chicken, baked beans, cornbread, salad, cold drinks and dessert. If you couldn’t make it this time, plan on attending next year. You’re sure to enjoy yourself. Thanks to […]

Posted by Administrator3 Oct 03, 2016  09:10 AM

The SCAPA Board of Directors is organizing our next barbecue on Sun. Sept. 25, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM on the back patio at the Hiller Museum. Be sure to save the date. This year we are going to use a caterer. Nevertheless, there will undoubtedly be tasks that could use volunteer help. […]

Posted by Administrator3 Sep 05, 2016  11:09 AM

Mary Griffin Ramseur Resident of Millbrae Late of Millbrae and San Mateo County resident for 49 years. Entered into rest in Millbrae on August 10, 2016 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Walter F. Ramseur for 25 years and the late Donald F. Griffin for 30 years. Loving mother of John Griffin of San […]

Posted by Administrator3 Aug 12, 2016  05:08 PM

Attention pilots: our friends at Reid Hillview are in a bit of a pickle. The EAA62 Young Eagles rally set for Sat. July 16 at RHV already has about 136 young people signed up on the website to fly. That’s the good news! The bad news…. several pilots have had to cancel for a variety […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jul 11, 2016  08:07 AM

Stop by the San Carlos Airport for our 4th Annual Airport Day Sat. Oct. 22nd from 10AM to 3PM. ENTRY IS FREE! The San Carlos Airport and our based businesses will host a day of hands-on activities designed to welcome people to the airport who may never have visited before. Learn about general aviation, see […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jul 06, 2016  11:07 PM

from our friends at Freeway Airport in Maryland. “Few creatures see the world from a bird’s-eye-view. Maybe that’s why so many people want to fly in helicopters and airplanes. And now… just about anyone can. It’s probably not what you’d call an ‘inexpensive’ hobby, but it costs less than you might think. Arash Arabasadi spent […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jun 18, 2016  05:06 PM

Thanks to everyone who came to the joint membership meeting with SCAPA and the EAA Chapter, on Tuesday the June 14th, and a special thanks to Alan Eustace. Alan’s presentation was terrific and inspiring. It’s a privilege to meet the man who devised, designed, paid for and built this amazing achievement. New frontiers are out […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jun 16, 2016  09:06 PM

The San Carlos Airport Association extends our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Frederick A. Wolfe who passed away on June 3, 2016 at the age of 78. According to the obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle on June 12, 2016, a memorial service is pending.

Posted by Administrator3 Jun 12, 2016  07:06 PM

FAA Offers Incentive to General Aviation Aircraft Owners to Equip Aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)    FAA Press Release For Immediate Release Date: June 6, 2016 Contact: Tammy Jones, Paul Takemoto or Alison Duquette Phone: 202-267-3438  Rebate will help bring NextGen safety technology to airplanes now WASHINGTON – Today on a national press call, […]

Posted by Administrator3 Jun 06, 2016  01:06 PM

Please enjoy another photo from our friend Steve Bell who is now living in Florida. This one shows Steve and his mom (visiting from Southern CA) at West Bay Aviation (c. 1966) that was on the West side of the field near the present location of the Hiller Museum. You can see the Piombo Construction […]

Posted by Administrator3 May 30, 2016  09:05 PM