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Development Projects

SBA on the Horizon

SBA has a variety of ongoing development projects and initiatives. Here you will find SBA's main planning documents and individual ongoing projects the Airport is currently working on.

*Please note - all of the documents above are very large and may take several minute to download depending on your connection speed.

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Txy B sign
The Airfield lighting, signage, and marking project will upgrade the current airfield lighting to LED rename the designations to better reflect current FAA guidelines. The design stage of the project has been completed and construction…
The Santa Barbara Airport currently has two FBO's (Fixed Based Operators): Atlantic Aviation and Signature Flight Support. These FBO's provide management services to the general aviation community and provide fueling services to the…
General Western Aero Hangers Current State
The two General Western Aero Hangars are located on the northeast portion of the Santa Barbara Airport near the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Hollister Avenue adjacent to San Pedro Creek. These two hangars were constructed in 1931…
Goleta Slough
"Goleta Slough is a coastal wetland located along the central coast of California, a region with high biodiversity in which many species reach their northern and southern limits. Like many tidal wetlands along the Pacific Coast, the…
Terminal Apron
The objective of the Master Plan Update is to provide the community and public officials with proper guidance for future development, which will satisfy aviation demands and be wholly compatible with the environment. Additionally, this…
Short-Term lot
As the airport experiences an influx of travelers yearly, the existing parking lots are in need of improvements and rehabilitation. This project involves the restoration and painting of two airport lots: the Short-Term and Economy Parking…
Santa Barbara Airport FAA Tower with mountains backdrop
The FAA is requiring SBA bring the airfield into compliance with FAA Engineering Brief 89 regarding taxiway naming conventions.  FAA Engineering Brief requirements are now contained in FAA Advisory Circulars and provide the Airport…
The 2017 Airport Master Plan recommended several intermediate-term and long-term capital improvement projects in the area south of the Airline Terminal, commonly known as ‘Southfield’. These recommended projects are to accommodate future…
Txy H Aerial
From the 2017 Master Plan, "To improve circulation efficiency and safety, Taxiway H is proposed to be extended to the Runway 7 threshold. This project will include the relocation of the glide slope antenna and the removal of excessive…
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