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This airport is also known by its FAA designator CRQ, which is is the IATA code for Caravelas, Brazil.
Official Spotting Locations
Other Spotting Locations
Base of the Tower
At the base of the tower there is a clear view of the final approach, as well as a view of the General Aviation parking area and taxiway. To shoot from here you probably need at least a 300mm lens. There is a fence here so you have to either be tall, bring something to stand on, or shoot through a gap in the fence.
Locations to Avoid
Business jets and general aviation aircraft fly in and out of the airport throughout the day.
Facilities and Transportation
North County Transit District provides bus service to McClellan-Palomar Airport via BREEZE bus routes 309 and 445.