Routine maintenance will be carried out on the underground gas extraction system for eastern closed landfill in late August and early September.  This is routine maintenance; the first two days will be August 22 and 23 during the day with no impact to airport operations.  During the nights of September 4-5 and 5-6 additional work will take place that will require closure of the runway between 10PM and 6AM each night.  For airport users, please check Notice to Airmen for closure details.  Thank you.

McClellan-Palomar Airport

Palomar Airport Advisory Committee – looking for volunteers to serve on a sub-committee

The Palomar Airport Advisory Committee (PAAC) is establishing a sub-committee to review the Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures (VNAP) for McClellan Palomar Airport.  The sub-committee will consist of members of the PAAC as well as members of the local community, to include pilots and non-aviation associated community members.  It is anticipated that the sub-committee shall meet as needed through March 2020 when any recommendations they may have are presented to the PAAC.

If you think you might be interested in serving on this voluntary sub-committee, email with a brief outline of your interest, city of residence and whether or not you are associated with aviation.  Please also include any contact details so that members of the PAAC might be able to contact you.  All outlines will be provided to the members of the PAAC on the sub-committee who will then make a decision as who to invite onto the sub-committee.

Deadline for applications is October 15, 2019

Pilot Information

McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad is a gateway to and from San Diego’s North County. It serves the general aviation community, corporate aircraft and commercial services.

What makes this airport so popular is its proximity to business and recreation. Major corporations and world-class resorts are just minutes from McClellan-Palomar. Some of the finest beaches in San Diego County are close to the airport and offer surfers, swimmers and sun worshipers balmy weather and beautiful ocean waters most of the year. Oceanside Harbor, with its shops, yachts and fishing boats, is a pleasant place to spend time. Legoland is two miles west of the airport.

La Costa Resort & Spa is just a short drive from McClellan-Palomar, and the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa is also nearby.

The airport is an important part of the community with its $108 million/year contribution to the local economy.

Jim Desmond