If you started from LAX, you would only have to drive a couple hours to find the beautiful coastal community of Santa Barbara. This happens to be where I live, and it also happens to have an airport.
I’ll be opening this airport at 2000-2100Z tomorrow, if not for longer.
2020-04-05T20:00:00Z → 2020-04-05T21:00:00Z
Traffic (some of which does not currently fly but has in the past):
- KDEN (A320 or A321)
- KMSP (737-700 or 737-800)
- KDEN (A319, A320, E175, CRJ-700, or CRJ-200)
- KSFO (737-800, A319, A320, E175, CRJ-700, CRJ-200)
- KLAX (E175 or CRJ-200)
- (Future route) KORD (737-700 or A319)
- KSLC (E175)
- KPHX (A319, CRJ-900, or CRJ-700)
- KDFW (A319, E175, or CRJ-900)
- KSEA (737-700, 737-800, or 737-900)
- KPDX (E175, CRJ-700, or SkyWest CRJ-200)
- KOAK (ERJ-135)
- KSMF (ERJ-135)
- KLAS (ERJ-135)
Feel free to use any alternatives if the real planes aren’t available.
Its commercial runways are 25 or 07. The 33s and 15s are for pattern work and light aircraft.
Runway 25/07 is only 6052 feet long, so make sure not to float on landing and use high power/lots of flaps on takeoff
Runway 25 straight-in approaches aren’t allowed, so it has a special approach that can either be flown via waypoints or visually:
I hope this airport can gain some recognition and I hope to see some of you there!
NOTAM: the largest aircraft I will be allowing are a Boeing 757 as a commercial aircraft, a 737 BBJ as a private aircraft, and a C130 in the cargo/military side of things. Private 747s used to fly there on occasion, but the runway has actually been shortened since and they were severely limited. All larger aircraft will be given a size warning