PALO ALTO AIRPORT

Palo Alto Airport (airport) is located within a half mile of Highway 101. Airport staff is dedicated to promoting aviation while working cooperatively with residents of Palo Alto and surrounding communities. The airport is a general aviation field, owned and operated by the City of Palo Alto and is a general aviation field. In addition to being the tenth busiest single runway airport in California, PAO is a reliever to three Bay Area airports. The airport has one paved runway 13/31, measuring 2,443 × 70 feet. 

The terminal building  is available to transient pilots and visitors with Wi-Fi, seating, restrooms and parking for vehicles adjacent to the terminal.  Vehicle parking is free for the first 8 hours. 

Please view the current
Fee Schedule for tie-down and parking rates. If interested in tie-down availability, contact PAO staff directly at pao@cityofpaloalto.org or call 650-329-2444.

Existing airport tenants can update their account information by completing the
Account Update Form and e-mailing it to pao@cityofpaloalto.org

Airport operations, facility and field maintenance, and tie-down services are handles by airport staff located in the terminal building.

Contact Palo Alto Airport staff 
at 650.329.2444 or pao@cityofpaloalto.org for assistance or answers regarding airport services.


Palo Alto Airport
1925 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Airport Identifier: PAO
Terminal Hours: 7am to 9pm

Palo Alto Airport Operations staff available from 7am to 9pm seven
days a week.

Air Traffic Control Tower operated by the Federal Aviation Administration

Noise Hotline: 650-329-2405

NOISE SENSITIVE AREA MAP

RSAT Meeting on 12/05/16

Airport Layout Plan

Aviation Businesses

2016 Annual Aircraft Noise Complaints Report

FY 2018 PAO Schedule of Fees and Charges - effective July 1, 2017


Last Updated: Jun 8, 2017