Snow Day

3.13.2023 3:00pm local (by: JS)

Both runways open with wingtip restrictions. Self-serve 100LL open. No FBO services today. O&M crew are out shoveling hangar roofs.
Pilots check NOTAMS and FICONS for latest airfield updates.

3.12.2023 3:39pm local (by: DVQ)

Martis Dam Rd. is now plowed

3.11.2023 4:46pm local (by: DVQ)

All hangar rows have been cleared of snow

3.11.2023 12:55pm local (by: DVQ)

Runways now open

3.11.2023 12:34pm local (by: DVQ)

Snow/Rain mix has been falling so far and melting on contact
Runways will open within next 30 minutes with FICONS
East side hangars (A-H) have begun snow clearing operations
West side hangars (L - P) have yet to be cleared

3.11.2023 8:42am local (by: DVQ)

4" of Sierra Cement has piled up so far this morning
Runways closed for snow removal with ETO 4pm today

3.10.2023 9:06am local (by: DVQ)

All rain here at 5,901'
Both runways open
Field is IFR with 2 mile visibility and 1,000' ceilings
AWOS hotline back online (530) 587-4599

3.9.2023 1:06pm local (by: DVQ)

All hangars now accessible
Caution icicles and snow on top of hangars
Runway 2-20 in final phase of snow clearing
Check NOTAMS for wingspan restrictions

3.9.2023 9:46am local (by: JS)

Hanagar Row Access: As of 09:30 the following rows are accessible to aircraft A (east & west), B (west), F (east & west), G (east & west), K (west), L, M (east), and P. Snow clearing continues on all other rows. Gate 5 (Air Show Way) is operational. All vehicles on airfield need to watch out for and stay clear of snow removal equipment. Caution Falling Ice and Snow from Hangar Roofs)!

3.9.2023 8:51am local (by: JS)

Morning Update: Runway 11-29 open with wingtip restrictions, Runway 2-20 NOTAM'd to open (also with wingtip restrictions) at 14:00 local. FBO Services scheduled to open at 15:00 local.
Red Truck Cafe, Sierra Aero and rental car companies are all open.
Hangar row access updates to follow post airfield inspection. Pilots check NOTAMS and FICONS for latest airfield updates.

* Attention Pilots: Local tenants with tentative flight schedules planned (post snow events), can send priority hangar snow clearing requests to


Check live 360 degree webcam:

Check weather forecast:  

Runway Condition Assessment Matrix (RCAM): 

Please remember the snow removal priorities that were discussed at the Winter Operations Speaking Event:
- Landside roads & parking (so we can get to work)
- Care Flight EMS
- Runways & Taxiways
- Airside terminal ramp, businesses and Control Tower
- Hangar row taxilanes

Winter Ops Fact Sheet 2023-2024

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