California Department of Transportation

Physical Address:
Department of Transportation
Division of Aeronautics
1120 N Street, Room 3300
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:
Department of Transportation
Division of Aeronautics,
MS 40 P. O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

Shipping Address:
1415 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

General Information:
Fax - 916.653.9531



The Office of Aviation Planning performs the following functions:

  • Develop State aviation planning policies and participate in Federal planning policies development
  • Participate in intermodal planning and regional aviation system planning with cities, counties, MPOs, RTPAs and various Caltrans Divisions and Districts statewide
  • Review, comment and develop guidelines for aviation-related activities in MPO and RTPA’s Regional Transportation Plans, Overall Work Programs, and city and county’s airport master plans
  • Update California Aviation System Plan elements: Policy Element, Inventory Element, General Aviation System Needs Assessment Element   (2013 GASNA Appendix IV Update)
  • Develop and publish the California Airport Land Use Planning Handbook (Handbook)
  • Review and comment on Airport Land Use Compatibility Plans (ALUCPs) and city and county land use decision override letters regarding the ALUCP
  • Analyze aviation’s influence on the State’s economy (Aviation in California Fact Sheet)
  • Aviation liaison for Caltrans Divisions and Districts including aviation-related research activities, transportation system planning information, and aviation related goods movement planning
  • Pursue State and Federal grants to facilitate aviation system advancement
  • Collect and disseminate aviation statistics
  • Analyze and monitor Federal and State aviation legislation

Last Updated: August 26, 2016