PALO ALTO AIRPORT

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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. 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.

 

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

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


The Air Traffic Control Tower is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Contact Palo Alto Airport staff 

at 650.329.2444 or     

pao@cityofpaloalto.org for assistance.


Palo Alto Airport

1925 Embarcadero Road 

Palo Alto, CA 94303

Terminal Hours:

Monday - Sunday 7 am to 9 pm

After-hours non-emergency issues, please contact dispatch at 650-329-2413.
After-hours emergency, please dial 911.

Noise Hotline: 650-329-2405


FY 2019 Fee Increase Notice Letter
FY 2019 Schedule of Fees and Charges

Airport Layout Plan
Aviation Businesses
2017 Annual Aircraft Noise Complaints Report


PAO Account Update Form (fillable)