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fly2lunch.com Typhoon Restaurant Information
Restaurant Information
Name: Typhoon
Average props rating:
3.7 Props(3.7/5.0)
Restaurant location: On the airport
Hours:
      Sunday: CLOSED       Thursday: CLOSED
Monday: CLOSED Friday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Phone: unknown
Web site: PERMANENTLY CLOSED
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Airport Information Weather by Weathermeister™
FAA information as of: 11/18/2010
Airport: Santa Monica Muni (SMO)
3 miles E of Santa Monica
Sectional chart: Los Angeles
      Latitude   Longitude
      34° 0' 56.9"N 118° 27' 4.7"W
      34° 0.949'N 118° 27.078'W
      34.01583333°   -118.4513056°
Elevation: 177 ft
Magnetic Variation: 15° E
Traffic Pattern Altitude: See Remarks section below
Segmented Circle: Y
Lighting: Dusk-Dawn
Communications:
      CTAF and/or UNICOM: 120.1 122.95
      ARTCC: Los Angeles
      Flight Service Station: Hawthorne 1-800-WX-BRIEF
Non-commercial landing fee: Y

Runway Information
     Runway: 03/21
     Dimensions: 4973 x 150 ft
     Runway treatment: GRVD
     Edge lighting: MED

     Runway: H1
     Dimensions: 40 x 40 ft
     Edge lighting: PERI

Services
Fuel types: 100LL & Jet A
Bottled oxygen: High
Bulk oxygen type: High
Airframe repair: Major
Powerplant repair: Major
Customs airport of entry: N
Customs landing rights: Y

Contact information
Owner:
      City Of Santa Monica
      3223 Donald Douglas Loop S.
      Santa Monica, Ca 90405
      310-458-8591
Manager:
      Robert Trimborn
      3223 Donald Douglas Loop S.
      Santa Monica, Ca 90405
      310-458-8591
Destination airport
Santa Monica Muni
Aeronautical Chart
by skyvector.com

Typhoon Reviews

Rating: 1 out of 5.
Permanently Closed.
      Reviewed by Cemal Tashan on 2021-03-02  

Rating: 5 out of 5.
As if the view wasn't enough, add two great restaurants to the equation and call it a knockout. Typhoon, located on the lower level, is a mid range priced location that serves everything from bugs to pasta. All the waiters are well dressed and are always on top of their job. Being 17, they treated myself and my friend just as they would anyone else which is not something that always happens... We took a 152 into SMO and paid the $4.15 landing fee which was a bit confusing. We found simply writing your tail number on the envelope provided did the trick. Do make sure to check out the aloft viewing area in front of The Hump. It is truly a one of a kind now-a-days.
      Reviewed by Zander Lange on 2009-08-26  

Rating: 5 out of 5.
In my humble opinion Tyhoon is the best on-field airport restaurant in SoCal. The food is excellent and the views of the runway don't get any better. It gets very busy at peak times but I've had minimal waits on week nights.
      Reviewed by Tim Yancy on 2007-12-24  

Rating: 4 out of 5.
Typhoon is a quirky restaurant. They serve ants, crickets, and other insects in addition to the more standard Asian fare. The food is quite good, the service is decent, and it would work as a standalone restaurant even if the airport wasn't there. But since it is... the expansive windows are about 100' from the runway, and there's a nice rooftop deck from which to watch the airplanes come and go. I love watching the fog come in from that deck in the evenings.
      Reviewed by Ron Rapp on 2007-09-24  

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