List of airports in the San Diego area
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Main article: Public Transportation in Greater San Diego
The following is a list of airports in the San Diego Area:
United States of America
- San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN, ICAO: KSAN, FAA LID: SAN) (San Diego, California, USA), also known as Lindbergh Field, is a public airport located 3 mi (4.8 km) northwest of the central business district of San Diego, California and also 20 mi (32 km) from the Mexico – United States border at Tijuana, Mexico. It is owned by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.
- Tijuana International Airport (IATA: TIJ, ICAO: MMTJ) (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico), also known as General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport, is directly adjacent the USA-Mexico border.
Domestic airline service
- McClellan-Palomar Airport (IATA: CLD, ICAO: KCRQ, FAA LID: CRQ) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Carlsbad.
- Coast Guard Air Station San Diego (San Diego, California) - shares field with San Diego International Airport.
- Naval Air Station North Island (Coronado, California) - located directly across San Diego Bay from San Diego International Airport, approximately 1.5 mi (2.4 km) to the south.
- Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach (Imperial Beach, California)
- Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton (MCAS Camp Pendleton) - a United States Marine Corps airfield located within Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
- Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar) - a United States Marine Corps airfield located within Miramar, San Diego, California, formerly known as Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar.
Towered General Aviation airports
- Brown Field Municipal Airport (IATA: SDM, ICAO: KSDM, FAA LID: SDM) is located 13 miles (21 km) southeast of San Diego, along US-Mexico border.
- Gillespie Field (IATA: SEE, ICAO: KSEE, FAA LID: SEE) is a county-owned public-use airport located 10 miles (16 km) northeast of the central business district of San Diego in El Cajon.
- Montgomery Field (IATA: MYF, ICAO: KMYF, FAA LID: MYF) is located six miles (10 km) north of the central business district of San Diego.
- Ramona Airport (ICAO: KRNM, FAA LID: RNM, formerly L39) is located two miles (3 km) west of the central business district of Ramona.
Non-towered General Aviation airports
- Agua Caliente Airport (FAA LID: L54) is located one mile (1.6 km) northeast of Agua Caliente Springs.
- Borrego Valley Airport (IATA: BXS, FAA LID: L08) is located three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Borrego Springs.
- Fallbrook Community Airpark (FAA LID: L18) is located two miles (3.2 km) south of Fallbrook.
- Jacumba Airport
- Lake Wohlford
- Oceanside Municipal Airport (IATA: OCN, ICAO: KOKB, FAA LID: OKB) is a public airport located two miles (3 km) northeast of the central business district of Oceanside.
- Ocotillo Airport
- Pauma Valley Airfield
Other notable aviation facilities
- Torrey Pines Gliderport (FAA LID: CA84) is a city-owned private-use glider airport located 11 nautical miles (20 km) northwest of the central business district of San Diego.
Notable closed airports
- Linda Vista Mesa Field (also known as Hourglass Field and Miramar Naval Outer Landing Field) (Mira Mesa)
- Border Naval Outlying Landing Field (South San Diego) - now Border Field State Park
- Kearney-Mesa Airport (Kearney Mesa)
- La Pressa Airport (Spring Valley) - now Spring Valley Shopping Center
- National City Airport (National City) - now part of California State Route 54, and National City Boulevard & West 35th Street in National City
- Otay-Mesa Naval Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) (Otay Mesa)
- Red Beach Marine Corps Airfield (Oceanside)
- Sweetwater Dam Naval Outlying Landing Field (also known as Sweetwater Airport) (Encanto) - now Paradise Hills housing development
- Air Route Traffic Control Center
- Los Angeles Air Route Traffic Control Center
- San Diego Harbor Police
- Port of San Diego