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Announcing the San Carlos Airport Tour Program

— Listen and Learn About Your Local Airport —

County of San Mateo Airports’ staff is excited to announce that on-site tours at San Carlos Airport (SQL) are now available. Adults and school-age children are invited to visit SQL to learn up close how their local airport supports the community.

Whether you can join us as part of a school field trip or an outing with friends or a civic group, airport tours are suitable for adults and children ages 6 and older. Included in this fun and informative experience is this general tour itinerary*:

  • Meet at the Hiller Aviation Museum
  • Begin the tour inside Hiller’s Boeing 747 aircraft
  • Hiller personnel briefing about upcoming events
  • Visit the airport observation platform and listen to Air Traffic Control Tower operations
  • Learn about the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle
  • Visit a flight school with a briefing from a flight instructor
  • Take pictures inside an aircraft
  • Visit the terminal building and gift shop
  • Grab a bite at the Sky Kitchen restaurant (open daily 7am-3pm)

*Itinerary may vary due to weather and personnel availability.

Airports’ staff look forward to welcoming community members to SQL. Email us at [email protected] to request a tour.


San Carlos Airport will be closed September 11 through October 10, 2023 for runway and connector taxiway pavement rehabilitation. For more information, contact us at [email protected] or (650) 573-3700.
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