Pilot Fly-In Information

Important information for pilots flying into the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, Sunday, April 29:

Airfield will be CLOSED for Air Show: 11 – 11:30 am local
Airfield will be CLOSED for Air Show: 1 – 2 pm local

small plane landing on Half Moon Bay runway
Temporary Tower Frequencies During Event Only:
Ground: 127.9
Tower: 126.4
UNICOM: 122.8 (Before 10am & after 4pm only)
AWOS: 127.275
  • The airport field will be open all day except for 11 to 11:30 am and 1 to 2 pm when it will be closed for flyovers and demonstrations.
  • Temporary Air Traffic Control Tower will be operating on Ground/Tower frequency 126.4 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM local time during the Pacific Coast Dream Machines event.
  • A minimum of 1,000 feet AGL is required in NOAA Regulated Overflight Zones along the coast adjacent to, north and south of the Half Moon Bay Airport (KHAF). Flying the coast at or above 1,000 feet AGL also avoids disturbing sensitive wildlife. A particularly sensitive seabird colony is located ~two miles northwest of KHAF and is highlighted in red on this map: http://seabirdprotectionnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/KHAF-Map_9.pdf
  • HAF Pilots Association will provide parking instructions for transient and display aircraft. Follow marshaller hand signals in transient/display parking area.
  • Please refer to the Half Moon Bay Airport website for airfield information and to be informed so you are in compliance with noise abatement procedures: http://publicworks.smcgov.org/noise-abatement-procedures-half-moon-bay-airport
  • There is a special display area for those interested in showing their aircraft (there is no aircraft display fee, but there is an admission fee to see the rest of the show – $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult).
  • There is aircraft parking available for those flying in but not showing their aircraft but there is an admission fee to see the rest of the show – $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult).
  • The display area designated for show planes will be made available on a first come-first served basis.  So, it's best to arrive early if you want to secure display space.
  • Please be aware that some of the aircraft will be without communications.
  • For further information, please call or email our aircraft coordinator Eddie Andreini –– This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 650-726-6696.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines

The Coolest Show on Earth
April 29, 2018 10am to 4pm
Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport