California AirwaysKHWD
24 reviews

Well maintained, no landing fees, great views!

Simulators, vending machine, WiFi, loaner headsets, BBQ on some weekends


Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

Call 510-670-2864.

24-hour self serve available/no fuel trucks available after 9:00 pm

Access to aircraft

During business hours: Come to office to pick up keys

After business hours: Go to lock box on ramp – Combo will be sent

Returning aircraft

During business hours: Come to office to return keys

After business hours: Leave in lock box on ramp

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Leave receipt in book with keys

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport

Call office immediately. Must be at an airport with maintenance.

Putting aircraft back into it's tie down

Return to same spot from where you took the aircraft

Local Airspace Considerations

Standard departure procedures

Right crosswind 030 heading

Best way to get flight following

Call 121.4 or 125.35 after 9:00 p.m.

Local reporting points

Cal State Hayward/Lake Chabot

Typical TFR considerations

Giants/A's games/football games. Of course, also check NOTAMs.

Local Flight Planning Tips

Noise sensitive areas

Houses just past golf course

local hazards

No straight out departures 28L/28R


Trees both end of runways

nearby special use airspace

Class C 1 mile off departure 28R

Air carrier arrival paths to be avoided

28L left traffic pattern 650ft AGL

unique weather challenges/microclimates

Advection fog/Crosswinds late afternoon

local terrain considerations

Hills at 1,400 ft east of airport

Best airports to visit in the areas

Napa, Halfmoon Bay, Columbia

Best sights to see nearby from the air

Golden Gate Bridge, SF skyline, Halfmoon Bay and Alcatraz

Nearby stadiums

Oakland Coliseum, SF Giants

Local Airfield Operations

Taxiway/runway incursion hotspots

28L at A1

Taxiing to the runways

Use taxiway A1

What does the tower want you to do before you call ready for takeoff?

For Oakland transition class C for bay tour

Traffic pattern altitudes

28L 650ft / 28R 850ft

preferred pattern entries

Right base for 28L and 28R

Special cautions for flying the pattern

Do not go above 700 ft, we are under Oakland finals

airport restrictions

No touch & gos after 9:00 pm and before 10:00 am on Sunday

Where to tell tower you are taxiing to after landing

Green ramp

Other important

No fuel service after 9:00PM from trucks/24 hour self service

June 1, 2015, 10:15 p.m.

California Airways is rated 5.0 out of 5 stars from 24 reviews.
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Operator Info

22693 Hesperian Boulevard, suite 220
Hayward, CA 94541
California Airways

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