Some facts about living near the Torrance Airport

Potential buyers or renters of residential property should keep in mind that Torrance Airport is a key regional transportation asset. As such, the number of flights, traffic mix and types of aircraft using the airport will change with time as transportation needs change. CONDITIONS IN THE FUTURE WILL NOT BE THE SAME AS THEY ARE TODAY OR HAVE BEEN IN THE PAST.

Important facts to keep in mind before filing a complaint are:

ALTHOUGH AIRCRAFT MAY LEGALLY FLY ANYWHERE OVER THE SOUTH BAY, this map depicts FAA-approved helicopter (red) and typical fixed-wing aircraft (blue) arrival and departure routes for the Torrance Airport. In these areas, helicopters will typically be at 500 feet above the ground; fixed-wing aircraft may be below 1,000 above the ground.


View Torrance aircraft flight paths in a larger map