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PAO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PAO / KPAO
Airport Name: Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
Location: Palo Alto, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 37°27'39"N by 122°6'53"W
Operator/Owner: County of Santa Clara
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4 feet (1 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO):

  • Comparison of the aerial photographs indicate that no development had begun in the vicinity prior to 1956 other than the Palo Alto Airport and the Regional Water Quality Control Board Plant.
  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County covers 102 acres and has one asphalt paved runway measuring 2,443 × 70 ft.
  • Because of Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County's relatively low elevation of 4 feet, planes can take off or land at Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County 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.
  • The furthest airport from Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 11,365 miles (18,289 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Fifteen miles of hiking and biking trails, affording multiple opportunities for birdwatching, form part of the adjacent 1,940-acre Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve.
  • First time pilots should familiarize themselves with the complex SF Bay Area airspace, especially the overlying SFO Class B and the abutting SJC Class C airspace.
  • The closest airport to Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO) is Moffett Federal Airfield (NUQ), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) SE of PAO.

Map of Nearest Airports from Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County:

List of Nearest Airports from Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.85 miles (7.81 km) SEMoffett Federal Airfield (NUQ)Mountain View, California, United StatesView Moffett Federal Airfield on a map View satellite image of Moffett Federal Airfield Set NUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Moffett Federal Airfield
212.25 miles (19.72 km) ESENorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)San Jose, California, United StatesView Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on a map View satellite image of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport Set SJC as destination Airport Get more information about Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
313.67 miles (22.00 km) NHayward Executive Airport (HWD)Hayward, California, United StatesView Hayward Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Hayward Executive Airport Set HWD as destination Airport Get more information about Hayward Executive Airport
417.94 miles (28.87 km) NWSan Francisco International Airport (SFO)San Francisco, California, United StatesView San Francisco International Airport on a map View satellite image of San Francisco International Airport Set SFO as destination Airport Get more information about San Francisco International Airport
518.47 miles (29.73 km) ESEReid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County (RHV)San Jose, California, United StatesView Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County on a map View satellite image of Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County Set RHV as destination Airport Get more information about Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County
618.89 miles (30.41 km) NNWOakland International Airport (OAK)Oakland (near San Francisco), California, United StatesView Oakland International Airport on a map View satellite image of Oakland International Airport Set OAK as destination Airport Get more information about Oakland International Airport
721.47 miles (34.56 km) WHalf Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip (HAF)Half Moon Bay, California, United StatesView Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip on a map View satellite image of Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip Set HAF as destination Airport Get more information about Half Moon Bay AirportHalf Moon Bay Flight Strip
822.76 miles (36.62 km) NELivermore Municipal Airport (LVK)Livermore, California, United StatesView Livermore Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Livermore Municipal Airport Set LVK as destination Airport Get more information about Livermore Municipal Airport
936.66 miles (59.00 km) NBuchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base (CCR)Concord, California, United StatesView Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base Set CCR as destination Airport Get more information about Buchanan FieldConcord Army Air Base
1040.47 miles (65.13 km) SSEWatsonville Municipal Airport (WVI)Watsonville, California, United StatesView Watsonville Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Watsonville Municipal Airport Set WVI as destination Airport Get more information about Watsonville Municipal Airport
1152.74 miles (84.88 km) NNapa County Airport (APC)Napa, California, United StatesView Napa County Airport on a map View satellite image of Napa County Airport Set APC as destination Airport Get more information about Napa County Airport
1252.95 miles (85.21 km) NNWMarin County Airport (NOT)Novato, California, United StatesView Marin County Airport on a map View satellite image of Marin County Airport Set NOT as destination Airport Get more information about Marin County Airport
1355.17 miles (88.79 km) SEHollister Municipal Airport (HLI)Hollister, California, United StatesView Hollister Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Hollister Municipal Airport Set HLI as destination Airport Get more information about Hollister Municipal Airport
1455.29 miles (88.98 km) ENASA Crows Landing Airport (NRC)Crows Landing, California, United StatesView NASA Crows Landing Airport on a map View satellite image of NASA Crows Landing Airport Set NRC as destination Airport Get more information about NASA Crows Landing Airport
1556.33 miles (90.65 km) NTravis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield (SUU)Fairfield, California, United StatesView Travis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Travis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield Set SUU as destination Airport Get more information about Travis Air Force Base Fairfield-Suisun Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County:

List of Furthest Airports from Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,364.54 miles (18,289.40 km) SETôlanaro 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
211,312.01 miles (18,204.87 km) SPierrefonds 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
311,283.08 miles (18,158.32 km) SRoland 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
411,263.27 miles (18,126.43 km) SEAmpanihy 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
511,260.00 miles (18,121.17 km) SSir 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
611,177.10 miles (17,987.75 km) SSEMananjary 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
711,169.97 miles (17,976.28 km) SSWSir 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
811,156.35 miles (17,954.37 km) SSEFianarantsoa 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
911,064.70 miles (17,806.86 km) SEAndavadoaka 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
1011,063.42 miles (17,804.81 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
1111,048.60 miles (17,780.95 km) SEMorombe 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
1211,004.18 miles (17,709.47 km) SSEToamasino 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
1311,002.17 miles (17,706.24 km) SSEIvato 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
1410,991.14 miles (17,688.48 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
1510,969.47 miles (17,653.61 km) SEBelo sur Tsiribihina Airport (BMD)Belo sur Tsiribihina, MadagascarView Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport on a map View satellite image of Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport Set BMD as destination Airport Get more information about Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport