Runways & Lighting

Photo of the main runway st STS.

AirNav Information

RUNWAYS

The Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS) is open to the public and located 6 miles northwest of Santa Rosa, CA at an elevation of 128.7 ft.  The Airport has two paved runways with the main runway designated as Runway 14-32 and the secondary runway as Runway 2-20.

Runway 14-32

The published dimensions are 6,000 feet long by 150 feet wide. The runway is capable of handling aircraft weighing up to 184,000 pounds maximum gross certified takeoff weight (MGTOW).  Runway 14 is equipped with a 4-light Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI).  Runway 32 is equipped with a precision instrument landing system and a medium intensity approach light system (MALSR).  This runway is also equipped with High Intensity Runway Lights (HIRL).

  •  Dimensions: H6,000 X 150 ft. / 1,829 X 46 m
  • Surface: Asphalt/Grooved, in good condition
  • Runway 14 : PAPI (P4R) - GA 3.0° TCH 49 ft. Trees
  • Runway 32: MALSR. Trees.
  • Weight limitations: S-120,000 lbs, D-184,000 lbs, DT-300,000 lbs
  • Runway edge lights: high intensity


Runway 14 / Runway 32

  • Traffic pattern: right / left
  • Markings: precision instrument / precision instrument
  • Markings condition: good / good
  • Elevation: 110.6 ft. / 120.5 ft.
  • Visual glide path angle: 3.00 degrees / NA
  • Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right / NA
  • RVR equipment: NA / touchdown RWY 32
  • Approach lights: NA / MALSR: 1,400 foot
  • Instrument approach: GPS; VOR/DME / ILS; GPS; VOR/DME
  • Displaced threshold: no / no
  • Touchdown Point: yes / yes
  • TD elevation: 119.7 ft. / 122.3 ft.
  • TD lights: no / no
  • Obstructions: TREES / TREES


Runway 2-20

The published dimensions are 5,202 feet long by 100 feet wide. Its use is limited to aircraft weighing less than 154,000 pounds MGTOW. Runway 2 is equipped with a 2-light PAPI on the left and Runway 20 has a 4-light PAPI on the left.  The runway has non-precision markings and is equipped with Medium Intensity Runway Lights (MIRL).

  • Dimensions : H5202 X 100 ft. / 1,585 X 30 m
  • Surface : Asphalt/Grooved, in good condition
  • Runway 2: PAPI (P2L) - GA 3.0° TCH 50 ft. Trees.
  • Runway 20: PAPI (P4L) – GA 3.5° TCH 48 ft.  Trees.
  • Weight limitations: S-109,000 lbs, D-154,000 lbs, DT-254,000 lbs


RUNWAY 2 / RUNWAY 20

  • Traffic pattern: left / left
  • Markings: basic / basic
  • Markings condition: good / good
  • Elevation: 128.6 ft. / 113.4 ft.
  • Visual glide path angle: 3.0° / 3.5°
  • Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left/ 4-light PAPI on right
  • Runway end identifier lights: no / no
  • Centerline lights: no / no
  • Instrument approach: GPS / NA
  • Displaced threshold: no / no
  • Touchdown Point: yes / yes
  • TD elevation: 128.5 ft./ 116.5 ft.
  • TD lights: no / no
  • Obstructions: TREES / TREES


LIGHTING

  • Rotating Beacon : White-Green (lighted land airport) Sunset to Sunrise
  • When tower closed activate MALSR Runway 32; PAPI Runway 2, 20, and 14; HIRL Runway 14/32; MIRL Runway 2/20; Taxiway lights via CTAF 
  • Land and Hold Short Operations may be available for landing Runway 2, contact tower.

*** NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight. ***