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SMO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SMO / KSMO
Airport Names:
  1. Santa Monica Airport
  2. Santa Monica Municipal Airport
  3. Clover Field
Location: Santa Monica, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°0'56"N by 118°27'5"W
Operator/Owner: City of Santa Monica
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 177 feet (54 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Santa Monica Airport (SMO):

  • Santa Monica Airport (SMO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The aviation aspects of aircraft operations at the Santa Monica Airport and use of the nation’s airspace is regulated by the federal government through the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • The furthest airport from Santa Monica Airport (SMO) is Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE), which is located 11,484 miles (18,481 kilometers) away in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
  • The closest airport to Santa Monica Airport (SMO) is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) SSE of SMO.
  • Because of Santa Monica Airport's relatively low elevation of 177 feet, planes can take off or land at Santa Monica Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "Santa Monica Airport", other names for SMO include "Santa Monica Municipal Airport" and "Clover Field".
  • Operational Limitations – Touch-and-go, stop-and-go, and low approaches are prohibited on weekends, holidays, and weekdays from one-half hour after sunset until 7 am the following day.
  • In 1958, Donald Douglas asked the city to lengthen the airport's runway so that Douglas Aircraft could produce and test the DC-8 there.

Map of Nearest Airports from Santa Monica Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Santa Monica Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.64 miles (9.08 km) SSELos Angeles International Airport (LAX)Los Angeles, California, United StatesView Los Angeles International Airport on a map View satellite image of Los Angeles International Airport Set LAX as destination Airport Get more information about Los Angeles International Airport
29.25 miles (14.89 km) SEHawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)Hawthorne, California, United StatesView Hawthorne Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawthorne Municipal Airport Set HHR as destination Airport Get more information about Hawthorne Municipal Airport
313.58 miles (21.85 km) NVan Nuys Airport (VNY)Van Nuys, California, United StatesView Van Nuys Airport on a map View satellite image of Van Nuys Airport Set VNY as destination Airport Get more information about Van Nuys Airport
413.82 miles (22.25 km) NNEBob Hope Airport (BUR)Burbank, California, United StatesView Bob Hope Airport on a map View satellite image of Bob Hope Airport Set BUR as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Hope Airport
514.74 miles (23.73 km) SECompton/Woodley Airport (CPM)Compton, California, United StatesView Compton/Woodley Airport on a map View satellite image of Compton/Woodley Airport Set CPM as destination Airport Get more information about Compton/Woodley Airport
616.02 miles (25.78 km) SSEZamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip (TOA)Torrance, California, United StatesView Zamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip on a map View satellite image of Zamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip Set TOA as destination Airport Get more information about Zamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip
716.96 miles (27.30 km) NWhiteman Airport (WHP)Los Angeles, California, United StatesView Whiteman Airport on a map View satellite image of Whiteman Airport Set WHP as destination Airport Get more information about Whiteman Airport
821.97 miles (35.35 km) SELong Beach Airport (JLB)Long Beach, California, United StatesView Long Beach Airport on a map View satellite image of Long Beach Airport Set JLB as destination Airport Get more information about Long Beach Airport
921.97 miles (35.35 km) SELong Beach Airport (LGB)Long Beach, California, United StatesView Long Beach Airport on a map View satellite image of Long Beach Airport Set LGB as destination Airport Get more information about Long Beach Airport
1024.34 miles (39.17 km) ENESan Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport (EMT)El Monte, California, United StatesView San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport on a map View satellite image of San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport Set EMT as destination Airport Get more information about San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport
1128.80 miles (46.35 km) ESEFullerton Municipal Airport (FUL)Fullerton, California, United StatesView Fullerton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Fullerton Municipal Airport Set FUL as destination Airport Get more information about Fullerton Municipal Airport
1238.69 miles (62.26 km) EBrackett Field (POC)La Verne, California, United StatesView Brackett Field on a map View satellite image of Brackett Field Set POC as destination Airport Get more information about Brackett Field
1339.00 miles (62.77 km) WNaval Air Station Point Mugu (NTD)Point Mugu, California, United StatesView Naval Air Station Point Mugu on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Point Mugu Set NTD as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Point Mugu
1440.89 miles (65.81 km) SEJohn Wayne Airport (SNA)Santa Ana, California, United StatesView John Wayne Airport on a map View satellite image of John Wayne Airport Set SNA as destination Airport Get more information about John Wayne Airport
1541.72 miles (67.13 km) WNWSanta Paula Airport (SZP)Santa Paula, California, United StatesView Santa Paula Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Paula Airport Set SZP as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Paula Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Santa Monica Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Santa Monica Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,483.60 miles (18,481.02 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
211,468.78 miles (18,457.16 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,457.94 miles (18,439.73 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
411,445.39 miles (18,419.53 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
511,364.26 miles (18,288.95 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,240.77 miles (18,090.22 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,239.49 miles (18,088.16 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
811,200.78 miles (18,025.86 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,106.24 miles (17,873.71 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1011,074.72 miles (17,822.98 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1111,073.46 miles (17,820.97 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1211,060.22 miles (17,799.66 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1311,055.56 miles (17,792.16 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1411,044.47 miles (17,774.31 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1511,032.37 miles (17,754.83 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport