About Palomar Airport

Located at El Camino Real and Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad, CA
Single runway, mixed-use public airport, North and South sided traffic patterns
Serves commuters, businesses, private/general aviation, flight training
Commuter destinations Los Angeles, Phoenix. Las Vegas coming soon
Open 24hrs per day for all-weather all all-operations
FAA Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) open part-time
ATC Tower for safe operations, efficient flow when busiest
Accepts aircraft sizes up to Bombardier Global & Boeing’s BBJ 737 family
Meets federal noise standards, no curfews or no restrictions
Funded in part by federal/state, under federal land use obligations
Owned and operated by San Diego County
Maintains North County’s only Instrument Landing System
Serves one of the busiest General Aviation areas in world–Coastal So. Cal.
Hosts two regularly scheduled air carriers
Historical peak of 225,000 operations/year–nation’s busiest single runway
Waiting list for aircraft parking
Hosts dozens of charter services
Hosts half-dozen flight schools for single/multi-engine/jet/helicopter
Hosts three 501(c)(3) non-profit aviation associations, one 501(c)(6) club
Bounded on 3 sides industrial, one side residential
Began operation in 1952, relocation of Del Mar airport
Chosen in 1957 to relocate the Del Mar Airport
Supported by governmental agencies FAA and CDA
Supported by Chamber of Commerce, NBAA, AOPA, CPA, PAA, EAA, 99’s, NATA Complies with Federal noise standards (Part 150)
Protected by Federal Obligations for public access
Protected by the Federal ANAC (1990), 49 section USC 47521 against restrictions