Palo Alto is the gateway to Silicon Valley, being one of the busiest general aviation airports in the U.S, and is located near the south end of the San Francisco Bay in Santa Clara County.
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The original Palo Alto airport was located adjacent to Stanford stadium and built in the late 1920s . Between 1934 and 1936, a new Palo Alto Airport was built at the airport’s current location.
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. Landing pilots should also watch out for bird and jackrabbit activity.
Facilities at this busy towered airport include multiple aircraft repair shops and a staffed terminal, including West Valley Flying Club, Advanced Flyers, Peninsula Avionics, Sundance Flying Club, Stanford Flying Club, Rossi Aircraft, and Palo Alto Fuel Service. The airport is located within one-half mile of U.S. Route 101.