Noise Abatement Procedures


Runway 20 is preferred calm wind runway; use low RPM settings on downwind.


Runway 20, fly runway heading climbing to 900 feet MSL, crossing freeway, before turning on a 45 degree departure; avoid inbound Localizer traffic.

No full power climb outs on downwind departures or over congested areas.

Climb to TPA 1200 feet MSL before turning when departing Runway 27.

Pattern Work

Runways 9/27 no "Touch-n-Goes"; Climb to TPA before turning downwind.
Watsonville Airport Noise Abatement Procedures