Pilot Services

General Information

  • FUEL : 100LL and JET A
  • 100LL is available 24 hours with credit card. Jet A is available during attended hours and available on a call- out basis outside those hours.
  • Attended hours: 0530 – 2100 (with 24 hour callout) and the Tower closes at 2000
  • Parking: tie-downs
  • Airframe service: MAJOR
  • Powerplant service: MAJOR * Bottled oxygen: LOW
  • Bulk oxygen: LOW
  • NOTAMS facility: STS (NOTAM-D service available)
  • Other services: avionics services, air cargo, charter flights, flight instruction, aircraft rental, aircraft sales, parachutes services

For further details, see the Pilot Information page.

Landing Fees

I. Vector Airport Systems

Vector handles the billing and payments for the Landing Fee Program (or “Program”) on behalf of the Airport. The Landing Fee Program assesses a fee based upon an aircraft’s departure. The fee is not a departure related fee.  Vector’s system and technologies are able to provide the exact data for the Program. To view the Airport’s authorization for Vector to bill on the Airport’s behalf, please go to our official Authorization to Bill letter.

Payments & Account Management:

Self-Service Portal: Vector’s self-service web portal (https://payment.planepass.com) allows operators to

1) Make credit card payments 2) Update account information including email and postal mail addresses 3) View most of Vector’s airports’ fee structures, Authorization to Bill letters, and W9s 4) Enroll in electronic invoicing 5) View account history 6) View and download invoices to csv files for use in MS Excel

*The portal login is based on your Vector invoice number and Vector operator ID.

Payment Details:

    • Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted. There is a service provider processing fee of 3% of the total amount paid. This surcharge fee goes directly to the 3rd party credit card processor, not to Vector. This surcharge does not exceed the amount charged to Vector by the credit card processor.
      • Vector does not keep credit card information on file and does not accept credit card information via email or fax.
      • While credit card surcharges charged by “merchants”, “retailers”, or “sellers” are not allowed in some states, they are allowed when government and public entities charge them for the collection of taxes or fees (i.e., landing fees). Vector is not a “merchant”, “retailer”, or “seller” but an “agent” of the government entities (i.e., cities, towns, public authorities, et al) that operate the airports for which Vector collects landing fees and other aircraft operating fees. As such, the prohibition on charging credit card surcharges does not apply to the transaction.
    • Checks can be mailed to the remittance address shown in the upper left corner of the Vector invoice and MUST include the Invoice Number or Operator ID. Since Vector handles the billing for multiple airports, please make sure your payment is mailed to the airport payment address shown on the invoice. Vector’s online payment portal allows you to login and view any invoice issued by Vector.
    • EFT/Wire Payments – Please email billing@vector-us.com to get banking details. Remittance information should also be sent to this email address.

Contact Vector: For payment or billing inquiries, Vector can be reached at 888-588-0028 (X700 or Option 1) or by email at  billing@vector-us.com Their office hours are Monday through Friday 9 am to 5pm EST with most federal holidays observed as well as Christmas Eve and the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Authorization to Bill: To view Vector’s Authorization to Bill letter from STS, please visit our website.

II. Airport Fee Structures:

The following are the various types of fees charged by the Airport. All fee structures are effective as of May 2020.

Fees (handled by Vector)

General Aviation landing fees will be charged to all general aviation aircraft operating at Sonoma County Airport. Landing fees will be assessed at the time of arrival and billed by Vector Airport Systems at the following rates:

Aircraft will be charged landing fees as follows:

  • Aircraft 12,499 lbs. and below that are Part 135 are charged a landing fee of $1.52 per 1,000 lbs.
  • $1.52 per 1,000 pounds rounded for aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff weight (MTOW) of 12,500lbs. and above

All fees are effective as of July 1, 2023.

Exempt from landing fees are the following:

  • Federal, Military, and California State Aircraft
    • These aircraft must be FAA registered to a federal government entity

Based Aircraft
Based Aircraft means any aircraft registered at STS.

As of May 1, 2020, the Airport fee structure for based aircraft is as follows:

100% Reduction in landing fees*

*Landing fees are charged for Part-135 operations, including based fixed-wing operations


FBOs at Sonoma County Airport


(707) 528-7400
2240 Airport Blvd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Frequency UNICOM 122.95

For the business executive or private client, KaiserAir offers full-service aircraft management, can assist with arranging co-ownership plans, and offers charter services. As an FBO, they provide aviation fuel and line service. Their A&P technicians are certified to work on virtually every type of business aircraft, including Gulfstreams, Hawkers and Citations.

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(707) 523-2800
6000 Flightline Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Frequency 131.375

Sonoma Jet Center provides exceptional flight support in the heart of northern California’s wine country. We offer Avfuel branded fuels, ground and aircraft services, maintenance, hangars, aircraft detailing, and concierge services including hotels, transportation, and catering. Please call us for any of your needs!

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Other aviation services at the airport


(707) 284-9786
2290 Becker Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Founded in 2004, Barron Air Maintenance has three certified A&P mechanic and 30 plus years’ experience working at KSTS. They specialize in Cessna, Piper, and Robison Helicopter maintenance, but their staff is also familiar with all popular piston aircraft in service today. Their thorough approach to maintenance ensures the safest and most expedient return of your aircraft.


(707) 526-8949
5990 Flightline Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Helico Sonoma is a full-service helicopter company located at the Airport. They are a FAA Part 91 flight school, a scenic tour operator, a transport company that can deliver equipment and supplies to rugged, remote locations and a charter service within Sonoma County, or to San Francisco and Oakland.


(707) 542-8687
5010 Flightline Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

North Coast Air offers flight training, aircraft rentals, scenic air tours, and seminars and is a FAA computer-assisted testing center. Our vision is to offer top quality aeronautical instruction in a broad spectrum of aviation interests. We are committed to maintaining high standards in flight instruction and aircraft maintenance. It is our pleasure to work with you.


(707) 284-9777
2282 Becker Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Propjet Aviation specializes in providing full-spectrum aviation services for both turbine and piston aircraft, including annual inspections, routine maintenance and modifications. Propjet Aviation is also the west coast representative for O&N Aircraft Modifications that produces the highly regarded Silver Eagle. Excellent customer satisfaction is our number one goal.


(707) 479-5969
2240 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

RAM Aviation offers local flight training for sport pilot licenses, private pilot certificates, instrument rating and commercial pilot certificates. They also conduct aircraft rentals for those pilots that currently do not have a plane. FAA-approved scenic air tours within Sonoma County and to San Francisco.


(707) 542-8001
7400 Flightline Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Vine Jet offers aircraft sales, private jet charter services, and aircraft management services. Vine Jet also offers private jet hangar space without the hustle and bustle. You’ll experience a calm and relaxed environment, perfect for you and your jet. Vine Jet offers street access, free of the typical hassles of FAA security gates.

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