Metropolitan Airpark

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego, City of (City of San Diego)
Document Title
Metropolitan Airpark
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Aviation, auto salvage yards, vacant/unzoned/none identified

Document Description
Master Planned Development Permit (MPDP), Site Development Permit (SDP), and Leasehold Development Agreement to allow for the development and lease of supportive aviation and non-aviation facilities located on the Brown Field Municipal Airport. The proposed project consists of ~365 acres located north and south of the airport runway and bound by La Media Road on the east, Otay Mesa Road on the south, and Heritage Road on the west. Approximately 809,000 sf of aviation uses are proposed that would include: a jet aviation fixed base operation and related support facilities; hangars, a heliport, and a San Diego Fire Department aviation hub. Approximately 809,400 sf of aviation facilities would be constructed and equipped with solar roof panels. Supportive aviation and non-aviation related uses would include: an 8 to 10 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy generation facility; an industrial park with a maximum allowable development of ~1.5 million building sf; the San Diego Air & Space Museum relocated from Balboa Park with up to 480,000 sf; and commercial center that would include: two business hotels, a 120 room hotel with 60,000 sf and a 150 room hotel with 75,000 sf; an alternative fuels station; a bus transit station; and approximately 157,800 sf of commercial and office uses. The Metropolitan Airpark project is divided into 4 phases of development over a 20 yr period. Each phase is anticipated to take 5 yrs to develop.

Contact Information
Myra Herrmann
City of San Diego
1222 First Avenue, MS-501
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 446-5372


32°56'"N 116°'"W
San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
Otay Mesa Rd/Heritage Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
646-05-0002, 0003, 0004; -06-0003, 0004, 0006
State Highways
Brown Field
San Ysidro HS
Otay River
Other Location Info
Nearest Community: Otay Mesa

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (31,260 Sq. Ft.) Commercial (201,000 Sq. Ft.) Industrial (1,500,000 Sq. Ft.) Other (aviation uses (809,000 sf) & Museum (480,000 sf))
Local Action
Master Plan Planned Unit Development Other Action Other Action: site development permit & leasehold development agreement
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Airport/Energy Projects Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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