• 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, CA 94070

from SQL Airport Staff: Runway 30/12 at the San Carlos Airport will be closed for unplanned utility maintenance: Runway Closure – Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 9:00 PM local time until 1:00 AM local time on Friday, October 27, 2017 (4 hours total) Pilots should verify all airport closure information by checking the latest FAA […]

Posted by Oct 20, 2017  11:10 AM

The Board of Directors is organizing our next barbecue on Sun. Oct. 15, 2017  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. This […]

Posted by Oct 04, 2017  12:10 AM

AOPA President Mark Baker will speak on Fri. 10/13/17 and we’ll have a keynote address from Bob Johnson, USN (retired) on Sat. 10/14 as well as Wings seminars and historical aircraft displays. Be sure to reserve your spot at calpilots.org/airfest

Posted by Oct 03, 2017  02:10 PM

Thanks to everyone who came out and met with us at Airport Day 9/30/17. SCAA President Carol Ford, Vice President Michael Baum, Director Rich Newman, Director Jerry Grainger and Director Tom Bria staffed our booth from 10AM to 3PM and met many members of the local community. We were thrilled to have an opportunity to […]

Posted by Oct 01, 2017  10:10 AM

SCAA’s leadership is out today at Airport Day talking with members of the community about the Airport and the benefits of general aviation.  Come on down, chat with us, and see some cool aviation stuff!!! Vice President Michael Baum and Director Tom Bria at the SCAA booth at Airport Day.

Posted by Sep 30, 2017  10:09 AM

from the Airport’s facebook page Vehicle parking for attendees of Airport Day is free and is located at 401 Redwood Shores Parkway. Several large buses will be running throughout the day to bring you to and from the event. Another fleet of buses will be running inside the airport to bring to from the Event […]

Posted by Sep 29, 2017  10:09 AM

from the Airport’s facebook page  Friend of the Airport Alan Eustace will be arriving the San Carlos Airport the same way he arrived the Roswell, NM Airport on October 24, 2014…only he’ll be doing it from a bit lower altitude this time! Mr. Eustace holds the world record for the highest altitude free-fall jump…135,908 feet! […]

Posted by Sep 27, 2017  11:09 AM

from the Airport’s facebook page This year, Hiller Aviation Museum will be opening up the back of the museum and making their DronePlex part of the our Annual Airport Day. You can try your hand flying one of their simulators, learn about their safe operation and watch them fly. Maybe you’ll get a chance to […]

Posted by Sep 23, 2017  02:09 PM

from the Airport’s facebook page  What Airport Day is complete without food? Well, we’ve got you covered. The Hiyaaa Food Truck, SAJJ Street Eats Food Truck, Paddy Wagon Sliders, Cielito Lindo Mexican Street Kitchen, and Barefoot Coffee Roasters. The Airport’s very own Sky Kitchen will be making donuts using their “state of the art” machine. […]

Posted by Sep 21, 2017  12:09 PM

from the Airport’s facebook page  You wanted the best? You got the best! School of Rock San Mateo takes the stage this Airport Day! September 30th at 1 PM! #SanCarlosAirportDay2017

Posted by Sep 20, 2017  08:09 PM

This recent article from the AOPA blog (previously published by AOPA, used with permission) describes the three tiers of airport advocacy (local, state, and national) and shows the importance of SCAA’s role in this model. THINK LIKE AN UPSIDE DOWN WEDDING CAKE: THREE-TIERED AIRPORT ADVOCACY WORKS SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 / by JOLIE LUCAS Having just […]

Posted by Sep 18, 2017  02:09 PM

from the Airport’s facebook page This Airport Day, be sure to take an unforgettable ride on “Stanley” a New Standard biplane. Stanley is one of five New Standards flying in the world today. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience a ride with Nostalgic Warbird & Biplane Rides! September 30th 10 AM to 3 PM!

Posted by Sep 15, 2017  04:09 AM

from the Airport’s facebook page Several flight schools at the San Carlos Airport will have displays at this year’s Airport Day. JATO Aviation will display one of their Cirrus aircraft. JATO’s staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have. Airport Day is September 30th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Entry to […]

Posted by Sep 13, 2017  10:09 PM

from the Airport’s facebook page Have you ever wanted to see what it was like to ride in a helicopter? Stop by the San Carlos Airport on the 30th of September and find out! Bay Aerial Helicopter Service will be offering helicopter rides at the event and are $55 per person. Rides are 7-10 minutes […]

Posted by Sep 11, 2017  09:09 AM

from the Airport’s facebook page It’s not Airport Day until HueyVets – EMU, Inc make an appearance! EMU 309 and its dedicated volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and show your their beautifully restored UH-1H “Huey”. Stop by and see it on September 30th. Parking and entry are FREE!

Posted by Sep 10, 2017  07:09 PM