Sandy Shores Airfield

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Sandy Shores Airfield is a municipal airfield located south of Sandy Shores in Blaine County, San Andreas in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.


The airfield has three runways, running approximately east-west and southwest-southeast. The longest runway runs parallel to a shorter runway, intersected by the shortest runway running southwest-southeast. The northeast end of the airfield has two hangars, a small control room in a tower, what appears to be a glideslope station, and a helicopter landing pad.

Prior to the events of GTA V, the airfield is under the control of The Lost Brotherhood, running illegal weapons and drugs. Trevor Philips, as part of his efforts to rid Sandy Shores of the Lost MC, ambushes the bikers while they are running weapons. After Trevor takes control of the airfield, any planes, tanks, and helicopters acquired or purchased will be stored and spawned at the airfield.


NPC vehicles

These planes can be found taking off from the shorter runway facing west or landing facing east on the longer runways in the day. They spawn more when the player is flying, or if the player waits at the west-end threshold.

Trevor's vehicles


  • It is very difficult, though not impossible, to land a large Jet on the longest runway. Landing a Jet requires precision manoeuvring and a precise speed to avoid overshooting the runway. The easiest way to land a Jet is to land facing west (following the direction of the blips on the map), as the low-mounted engines may catch on debris and cause the plane to explode should it land facing east. It is also possible to land facing east, although the player should land further away from the threshold, preferably on the middle of the runway; scenery props that may damage the engines are scattered around the threshold.