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Mission Statement

The Airport Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the Municipal Airport and to aviation matters generally to the extent that they affect the City.

The Airport Commission has five members, each serving a four-year term. Commissioners must be qualified electors of the City of Santa Monica and may not hold paid office or employment in the City government (SMMC City Charter Article X 1015).  The Airport Commission shall have power and be required to: (a) Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the Municipal Airport and to aviation matters generally to the extent that they affect the City; and (b) Consider and recommend City Council rules and regulations for the management and operation of the Municipal Airport. (Amended at General Municipal Election, November 7, 2006; certified by Res. No. 10187CCS)

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Meeting Dates & Times

The Santa Monica Airport Commission meets the 4th Monday of each Month at 7:00 P.M in the City Hall Council Chambers, except in August & December when the Commission is in recess.  Meeting Audio Archive

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                                CITY OF SANTA MONICA

                                                         Regular Meeting Agenda of the SANTA MONICA AIRPORT COMMISSION 

                                                                               Meeting Held via Teleconference (BlueJeans) Monday, July 26, 2021

                                        4:00 P.M.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular meeting of the AIRPORT COMMISSION will be held at 4:00 P.M., on MONDAY, July 26, 2021, via teleconference (BlueJeans; for the purpose of only conducting the following business:

Note: For special meetings public comment is ONLY permitted for items on the agenda - No other business will be considered.


1.  Call to Order

       Pledge of Allegiance Suspended

       Roll Call


Instructions for Public Comment


(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Commission meeting at the discretion of the Airport Commission.)

3.  Consent Calendar

(All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Commissioner for discussion)

    a)  Approval of Minutes: June 28, 2021

    b)  Non-Aviation Commercial Operations Permits

          i.  Trioscope Studios, LLC

         ii.  X3 Build Inc.

4.  Airport Management Report

a)  Monthly Operations Report

Information relating to aircraft operations, curfew departures, noise violations, and aircraft noise complaints received for the month of April 2021.

b)  Airport Leases

This item is presented to the Airport Commission for information purposes only. List of leases for Airport properties currently under consideration by the City.

c) Next Airport Commission Meeting

The next Airport Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 26, 2021 via teleconference; Agenda submittal deadline July 19, 2021. Discussion to change the time of the meeting to 4 p.m. during the COVID Emergency.


Cancellation of Regular meeting in August (August 23, 2021).


5.  Old Business

a)  Report by the Committee on Safety at SMO

Report by the ad hoc safety committee (which was formed at the October 26, 2020 Meeting).


b)  Parks Master Plan

Discussion regarding the Parks Master Plan, which was scheduled to be made public on March 23, 2020, and presented to the Airport Commission at the April 7, 2020 meeting.


c)  Improving Bike and Pedestrian Access around SMO

Discussion on improvements for bike and pedestrian access to, from, and around the Santa Monica Airport campus

d)  Report by the Ad Hoc Noise Committee

     Report on the noise code enforcement by Commissioners Schmitz and Waller.


9.  Public Comment


10.  Adjournment

Any member of the public unable to attend a meeting but wishing to comment on an item(s)listed on the agenda may submit written comments prior to the meeting by mailing them to: Airport Commission 3223 Donald Douglas Loop South, Santa Monica California 90405 or via email at

Any document produced by Airport Administration and distributed to a majority of the Airport Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available by email request to Requests will be addressed during normal business hours.


Airport Office: (310) 458-8591                                                                                                     Fax: (310) 572-4495

This agenda is subject to change up to 72 hours prior to a regular meeting and 24 hours prior to a special. Please check the agenda prior to the meeting for changes. Email Address: Web Page:


City hall is wheelchair accessible. To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact Jennifer Simmons at (310) 458-8591 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. This document is available in alternate format upon request.


Meeting Documents

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July 26 Agenda Reports Audio/Video
June 28 Agenda Reports Audio/Video
May 24 Agenda Reports Minutes Audio/Video
April 26 Agenda Reports Minutes Audio/Video
March 22 Agenda Reports Minutes Audio/Video
February 22 Agenda Reports Minutes Audio/Video
January 11 Agenda Reports Minutes Audio/Video