List of airports in California

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This is a list of airports in California (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.


This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • FAA – The location identifier assigned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These are linked to each airport's page at the AirportIQ 5010 website (FAA contractor for the Master Record/Form 5010 database).
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2011–2015 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released October 2010:
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enpl. – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2013, as per FAA records released June 2014.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enpl.
Commercial service – primary airports
Arcata / Eureka ACV ACV KACV Arcata Airport P-N 56,682
Bakersfield BFL BFL KBFL Meadows Field P-N 143,175
Burbank BUR BUR KBUR Bob Hope Airport (Hollywood Burbank Airport) P-M 1,919,005
Carlsbad CRQ CLD KCRQ McClellan–Palomar Airport P-N 52,561
Chico CIC CIC KCIC Chico Municipal Airport P-N 16,835
Crescent City CEC CEC KCEC Del Norte County Airport (Jack McNamara Field) P-N 12,136
Fresno FAT FAT KFAT Fresno Yosemite International Airport P-S 684,849
Long Beach LGB LGB KLGB Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field) P-S 1,438,948
Los Angeles LAX LAX KLAX Los Angeles International Airport P-L 32,427,115
Mammoth Lakes MMH MMH KMMH Mammoth Yosemite Airport P-N [nb 1] 30,970
Modesto MOD MOD KMOD Modesto City–County Airport (Harry Sham Field) P-N 11,310
Monterey MRY MRY KMRY Monterey Regional Airport (was Monterey Peninsula Airport) P-N 205,838
Oakland OAK OAK KOAK Oakland International Airport P-M 4,771,830
Ontario ONT ONT KONT Ontario International Airport P-M 1,970,538
Palm Springs PSP PSP KPSP Palm Springs International Airport P-S 876,428
Redding RDD RDD KRDD Redding Municipal Airport P-N 24,875
Sacramento SMF SMF KSMF Sacramento International Airport P-M 4,255,145
San Diego SAN SAN KSAN San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field) P-L 8,876,777
San Francisco SFO SFO KSFO San Francisco International Airport P-L 21,706,567
San Jose SJC SJC KSJC Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport P-M 4,317,896
San Luis Obispo SBP SBP KSBP San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (McChesney Field) P-N 135,844
Santa Ana SNA SNA KSNA John Wayne Airport (was Orange County Airport) P-M 4,542,376
Santa Barbara SBA SBA KSBA Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (Santa Barbara Airport) P-N 365,036
Santa Maria SMX SMX KSMX Santa Maria Public Airport (Capt G. Allan Hancock Field) P-N 51,395
Santa Rosa STS STS KSTS Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport P-N 113,083
Stockton SCK SCK KSCK Stockton Metropolitan Airport P-N 71,757
Commercial service – nonprimary airports
Inyokern IYK IYK KIYK Inyokern Airport CS 4,133
Imperial / El Centro IPL IPL KIPL Imperial County Airport (Boley Field) CS 2,660
Merced MCE MCE KMCE Merced Regional Airport (MacReady Field) (was Merced Municipal) CS 2,580
Visalia VIS VIS KVIS Visalia Municipal Airport CS 3,521
Reliever airports
Byron C83 Byron Airport R
Camarillo CMA KCMA Camarillo Airport R 18
Chino CNO CNO KCNO Chino Airport R 7
Compton CPM CPM KCPM Compton/Woodley Airport R
Concord CCR CCR KCCR Buchanan Field Airport R 53
El Monte EMT EMT KEMT El Monte Airport R
Fresno FCH FCH KFCH Fresno Chandler Executive Airport R 242
Fullerton FUL FUL KFUL Fullerton Municipal Airport R
Half Moon Bay HAF HAF KHAF Half Moon Bay Airport R
Hawthorne HHR HHR KHHR Hawthorne Municipal Airport (Jack Northrop Field) R 5
Hayward HWD HWD KHWD Hayward Executive Airport R 6
La Verne POC POC KPOC Brackett Field R 1
Lincoln LHM KLHM Lincoln Regional Airport (Karl Harder Field) R 1
Livermore LVK LVK KLVK Livermore Municipal Airport R 89
Los Angeles WHP WHP KWHP Whiteman Airport R
Napa APC APC KAPC Napa County Airport R 316
Novato DVO NOT KDVO Gnoss Field (Marin County Airport) R
Palo Alto PAO PAO KPAO Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County R 6
Petaluma O69 Petaluma Municipal Airport R
Ramona RNM KRNM Ramona Airport R 2
Rialto L67 Rialto Municipal Airport (Miro Field) R
Riverside RIV RIV KRIV March Air Reserve Base R 37,332
Riverside RAL RAL KRAL Riverside Municipal Airport R
Sacramento SAC SAC KSAC Sacramento Executive Airport R 44
Sacramento MHR MHR KMHR Sacramento Mather Airport R 12
San Bernardino SBD SBD KSBD San Bernardino International Airport R 6
San Carlos SQL SQL KSQL San Carlos Airport R 1
San Diego SDM SDM KSDM Brown Field Municipal Airport R 194
San Diego MYF MYF KMYF Montgomery Field R 3
San Diego / El Cajon SEE SEE KSEE Gillespie Field R 30
San Jose RHV RHV KRHV Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County R
San Martin E16 San Martin Airport R
Santa Monica SMO SMO KSMO Santa Monica Municipal Airport R 547
Torrance TOA TOA KTOA Zamperini Field R 30
Upland CCB CCB KCCB Cable Airport R
Van Nuys VNY VNY KVNY Van Nuys Airport R 432
Victorville VCV VCV KVCV Southern California Logistics Airport R 32,385
General aviation airports
Alturas AAT KAAT Alturas Municipal Airport GA 2
Apple Valley APV APV KAPV Apple Valley Airport GA
Atwater / Merced MER MER KMER Castle Airport GA
Auburn AUN AUN KAUN Auburn Municipal Airport GA
Avalon AVX CIB KAVX Catalina Airport GA
Bakersfield L45 Bakersfield Municipal Airport GA
Banning BNG BNG KBNG Banning Municipal Airport GA
Beckwourth O02 Nervino Airport GA
Big Bear City L35 RBF Big Bear City Airport GA
Bishop BIH BIH KBIH Eastern Sierra Regional Airport GA 2
Blythe BLH BLH KBLH Blythe Airport GA 2
Boonville D83 Boonville Airport GA
Borrego Springs L08 BXS Borrego Valley Airport GA
Brawley BWC BWC KBWC Brawley Municipal Airport GA
Bridgeport O57 Bryant Field GA
Calexico CXL CXL KCXL Calexico International Airport GA 2
California City L71 California City Municipal Airport GA
Cameron Park O61 Cameron Airpark GA
Cedarville O59 Cedarville Airport GA
Chester O05 Rogers Field GA
Chowchilla 2O6 Chowchilla Airport GA
Cloverdale O60 Cloverdale Municipal Airport GA
Coalinga C80 CLG New Coalinga Municipal Airport GA 2
Columbia O22 COA Columbia Airport GA
Colusa O08 Colusa County Airport GA
Corning 0O4 Corning Municipal Airport GA
Corona AJO KAJO Corona Municipal Airport GA
Covelo O09 Round Valley Airport GA
Daggett DAG DAG KDAG Barstow-Daggett Airport GA 44
Davis EDU KEDU University Airport GA
Davis / Woodland / Winters DWA KDWA Yolo County Airport GA 8
Delano DLO KDLO Delano Municipal Airport GA 1
Dinsmore D63 Dinsmore Airport GA
Dorris A32 Butte Valley Airport GA
Dunsmuir 1O6 Dunsmuir Municipal-Mott Airport GA
Eureka O19 Kneeland Airport GA
Eureka EKA EKA KEKA Murray Field GA
Fall River Mills O89 Fall River Mills Airport GA
Fallbrook L18 Fallbrook Community Airpark GA
Firebaugh F34 Firebaugh Airport GA
Fort Jones A30 Scott Valley Airport GA
Fortuna FOT KFOT Rohnerville Airport GA
Franklin F72 Franklin Field GA
Garberville O16 Garberville Airport GA
Georgetown E36 Georgetown Airport GA
Grass Valley GOO GOO KGOO Nevada County Air Park (Nevada County Airport) GA 19
Groveland E45 Pine Mountain Lake Airport GA
Gustine 3O1 Gustine Airport GA
Hanford HJO KHJO Hanford Municipal Airport GA
Happy Camp 36S Happy Camp Airport GA
Hayfork F62 Hayfork Airport GA
Healdsburg HES KHES Healdsburg Municipal Airport GA
Hemet HMT HMT KHMT Hemet-Ryan Airport GA 2
Hollister CVH HLI KCVH Hollister Municipal Airport GA
Hoopa O21 Hoopa Airport GA
Independence 2O7 Independence Airport GA
Jackson JAQ KJAQ Amador County Airport (Westover Field) GA
Kernville L05 Kern Valley Airport GA
King City KIC KIC KKIC Mesa Del Rey Airport GA
Lakeport 1O2 CKE Lampson Field GA 3
Lancaster WJF WJF KWJF General William J. Fox Airfield GA 46
Lee Vining O24 Lee Vining Airport GA
Little River LLR KLLR Little River Airport GA
Lompoc LPC LPC KLPC Lompoc Airport GA
Lone Pine O26 Lone Pine Airport GA
Los Banos LSN LSN KLSN Los Banos Municipal Airport GA
Lost Hills L84 Lost Hills Airport (Lost Hills-Kern County Airport) GA
Madera MAE MAE KMAE Madera Municipal Airport GA
Marina OAR OAR KOAR Marina Municipal Airport (was Fritzche AAF) GA
Mariposa MPI KMPI Mariposa-Yosemite Airport GA
Marysville MYV MYV KMYV Yuba County Airport GA 2
Mendota M90 William Robert Johnston Municipal Airport (was Mendota Airport) GA
Mojave MHV MHV KMHV Mojave Airport GA 135
Montague SIY SIY KSIY Siskiyou County Airport GA 7
Murrieta / Temecula F70 RBK French Valley Airport GA
Needles EED EED KEED Needles Airport GA
Oakdale O27 Oakdale Airport GA
Oceano L52 Oceano County Airport GA 1
Oceanside OKB OCN KOKB Oceanside Municipal Airport GA
Oroville OVE OVE KOVE Oroville Municipal Airport GA
Orland O37 Haigh Field GA
Oxnard OXR OXR KOXR Oxnard Airport GA [nb 2] 4,074
Palm Springs / Thermal TRM TRM KTRM Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport GA 68
Palmdale PMD PMD KPMD Palmdale Regional Airport / USAF Plant 42 GA [nb 3]
Paso Robles PRB PRB KPRB Paso Robles Municipal Airport GA 3
Placerville PVF PVF KPVF Placerville Airport GA
Porterville PTV PTV KPTV Porterville Municipal Airport GA 1
Quincy 2O1 Gansner Field GA
Rancho Murieta RIU KRIU Rancho Murieta Airport GA
Red Bluff RBL RBL KRBL Red Bluff Municipal Airport GA
Redding O85 Benton Field (was Benton Airpark) GA
Redlands REI REI KREI Redlands Municipal Airport GA
Reedley O32 Reedley Municipal Airport GA
Rio Vista O88 Rio Vista Municipal Airport (Baumann Field) GA
Ruth T42 Ruth Airport GA
Sacramento MCC MCC KMCC McClellan Airfield (was McClellan Air Force Base) GA 35
Salinas SNS SNS KSNS Salinas Municipal Airport GA 44
San Andreas CPU KCPU Calaveras County Airport (Maury Rasmussen Field) GA
Santa Ynez IZA SQA KIZA Santa Ynez Airport GA
Shafter MIT MIT KMIT Shafter Airport (Minter Field) GA
Shelter Cove 0Q5 Shelter Cove Airport GA
South Lake Tahoe TVL TVL KTVL Lake Tahoe Airport GA 97
Susanville SVE SVE KSVE Susanville Municipal Airport GA
Taft L17 Taft Airport (Taft-Kern County Airport) GA
Tehachapi TSP TSP KTSP Tehachapi Municipal Airport GA
Tracy TCY KTCY Tracy Municipal Airport GA
Trinity Center O86 Trinity Center Airport GA
Trona L72 TRH Trona Airport GA
Truckee TRK TRK KTRK Truckee-Tahoe Airport GA 65
Tulare TLR TLR KTLR Mefford Field GA
Tulelake O81 Tulelake Municipal Airport GA 29
Turlock O15 Turlock Municipal Airport GA
Twentynine Palms TNP TNP KTNP Twentynine Palms Airport GA
Ukiah UKI UKI KUKI Ukiah Municipal Airport GA 4
Vacaville VCB KVCB Nut Tree Airport GA
Visalia D86 Sequoia Field GA
Vidal 49X Chemehuevi Valley Airport GA
Wasco L19 Wasco Airport (Wasco-Kern County Airport) GA
Watsonville WVI WVI KWVI Watsonville Municipal Airport GA
Weaverville O54 Weaverville Airport (Lonnie Pool Field) GA
Weed O46 Weed Airport GA
Willits O28 Willits Municipal Airport (Ells Field) GA
Willows WLW WLW KWLW Willows-Glenn County Airport GA 1
Woodlake O42 Woodlake Airport GA
Yuba City O52 Sutter County Airport GA
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Adin A26 Adin Airport
Agua Caliente Springs L54 Agua Caliente Airport
Agua Dulce L70 Agua Dulce Airpark (Agua Dulce Airport)
Alturas A24 California Pines Airport
Angwin 2O3 Angwin-Parrett Field (Virgil O. Parrett Field)
Baker 0O2 Baker Airport
Bieber O55 Southard Field
Brownsville F25 Brownsville Airport
Buttonwillow L62 Elk Hills-Buttonwillow Airport
Calipatria CLR CLR KCLR Cliff Hatfield Memorial Airport
Chiriaco Summit L77 Chiriaco Summit Airport
Coalinga 3O8 Harris Ranch Airport
Corcoran CRO CRO KCRO Corcoran Airport
Death Valley National Park L06 Furnace Creek Airport 10
Death Valley National Park L09 Stovepipe Wells Airport
Emigrant Gap BLU BLU KBLU Blue Canyon - Nyack Airport
Eureka O33 Eureka Municipal Airport
Exeter O63 Exeter Airport
Famoso L73 Poso Airport (Poso-Kern County Airport)
Fort Bidwell A28 Fort Bidwell Airport
Fresno E79 Sierra Sky Park
Gasquet 0O9 Ward Field
Gualala E55 Ocean Ridge Airport
Herlong H37 Herlong Airport
Hesperia L26 Hesperia Airport
Hollister 1C9 Frazier Lake Airpark
Holtville L04 Holtville Airport
Hyampom H47 Hyampom Airport
Jacumba L78 Jacumba Airport
Joshua Tree L80 Roy Williams Airport
Klamath Glen S51 Andy McBeth Airport
Lodi 1O3 Lodi Airport
Lodi L53 Lodi Airpark
Lodi O20 Kingdon Airpark
Markleeville M45 Alpine County Airport
Montague 1O5 RKC Montague Airport (Yreka Rohrer Field)
New Cuyama L88 New Cuyama Airport
Ocotillo Wells L90 Ocotillo Airport
Palm Springs UDD UDD KUDD Bermuda Dunes Airport 72
Perris L65 Perris Valley Airport
Ravendale O39 Ravendale Airport
Rio Linda L36 Rio Linda Airport
Riverside / Rubidoux RIR RIR KRIR Flabob Airport
Rosamond L00 Rosamond Skypark
Salton City SAS SAS KSAS Salton Sea Airport
Santa Paula SZP SZP KSZP Santa Paula Airport
Schellville / Sonoma 0Q3 Sonoma Valley Airport
Selma 0Q4 Selma Airport
Shoshone L61 Shoshone Airport
Sierraville O79 Sierraville Dearwater Airport
Sonoma 0Q9 Sonoma Skypark
Strathmore 1Q1 Eckert Field
Susanville 1Q2 Spaulding Airport
Tehachapi L94 Mountain Valley Airport
Tracy 1Q4 New Jerusalem Airport
Upper Lake 1Q5 Gravelly Valley Airport
Woodland O41 Watts-Woodland Airport
Yucca Valley L22 Yucca Valley Airport 32
Other government/military airports
Bridgeport 7CL4 MCMWTC Heliport
Camp Roberts CA62 McMillan Airport
Camp Roberts / San Miguel SYL SYL KSYL Roberts AHP
Camp San Luis Obispo CSL CSL KCSL O'Sullivan AHP
China Lake NID KNID NAWS China Lake (Armitage Field)
Concord 60CA Q Area Heliport
Coronado CL16 Turner Field / Amphibious Base Heliport
Crows Landing NCR NCR KNCR NASA Crows Landing Airport (was NALF Crows Landing)
Edwards EDW EDW KEDW Edwards AFB 169
Edwards 9L2 Edwards AFB Aux. North Base
El Centro NJK NJK KNJK NAF El Centro 293
Fairfield SUU SUU KSUU Travis Air Force Base 2,188
Fort Hunter Liggett / Jolon HGT HGT KHGT Tusi Army Heliport (Hunter Liggett)
Fort Irwin / Barstow, California BYS BYS KBYS Bicycle Lake Army Airfield
Herlong AHC AHC KAHC Amedee Army Airfield (Sierra Army Depot)
Imperial Beach NRS NRS KNRS NOLF Imperial Beach (Ream Field)
Lemoore NLC NLC KNLC NAS Lemoore (Reeves Field)
Lompoc VBG VBG KVBG Vandenberg Air Force Base 95
Los Alamitos SLI KSLI Los Alamitos Army Airfield 411
Marysville BAB BAB KBAB Beale Air Force Base
Mountain View NUQ NUQ KNUQ Moffett Federal Airfield 6
Oceanside NFG KNFG MCAS Camp Pendleton (Munn Field)
Pleasanton 4CA3 Camp Parks Heliport
Point Mugu NTD NTD KNTD NAS Point Mugu 3,109
San Clemente Island NUC KNUC NALF San Clemente Island (Frederick Sherman Field) 612
San Diego NKX NKX KNKX MCAS Miramar (Mitscher Field) 3,366
San Diego NZY NZY KNZY NAS North Island (Halsey Field) 2,261
San Nicolas Island NSI KNSI NOLF San Nicolas Island
Twentynine Palms NXP KNXP Twentynine Palms SELF
Notable private-use airports
Blythe 44CA W. R. Byron Airport (Gary Field)
Clarksburg CN13 Borges–Clarksburg Airport (former public-use, was FAA: C14)
Chico CL56 Ranchaero Airport (former public-use, was FAA: O23)
Desert Center CN64 Desert Center Airport (former public-use, was FAA: L64)
El Centro 23CN Douthitt Strip
Los Angeles 4CA0 LAPD Hooper Heliport
Palmdale GXA KGXA Gray Butte Field (General Atomics Aeronautical Systems) (was FAA: 04CA)
Paradise CA92 Paradise Skypark (former public-use, was FAA: L24)
San Diego CA84 Torrey Pines Gliderport
San Pedro 6CA3 Catalina Air-Sea Terminal Heliport 220
Watsonville CA66 Monterey Bay Academy Airport
Notable former airports
Alameda NGZ NAS Alameda (closed 1997)
Alum Rock Alum Rock Airport (closed approx 1936)
Anaheim Disneyland Heliport
Elk Grove E27 Elk Grove Airport
Glendale Grand Central Airport (closed 1959)
Huntington Beach L16 Meadowlark Airport (closed 1989)
Novato Hamilton Air Force Base (closed 1988)
Pixley P27 Pixley Airport (Harmon Field) (closed)
San Francisco JFO Crissy Field (closed 1974)
Santa Ana NZJ NZJ KNZJ MCAS El Toro (decommissioned 1999)
Scotts Valley Santa Cruz Sky Park (closed 1983)
Shingletown 0Q6 Shingletown Airport (closed 2002) [1] GA
Taft Gardner Army Airfield (opened 1941)


  1. ^ Mammoth Yosemite Airport is listed as a general aviation airport in the NPIAS (2011–2015), but is a commercial service – primary airport based on 2013 enplanements.
  2. ^ Oxnard Airport is listed as a commercial service – primary airport in the NPIAS (2011–2015) based on 2009 enplanements, but it currently a general aviation airport which has not had scheduled passenger service since 2010.
  3. ^ Palmdale Regional Airport is listed as a commercial service – primary airport in the NPIAS (2011–2015), but is a general aviation airport which has not had scheduled passenger service since 2008.

Airport in Mexico with terminal in California[edit]

By 2015, the Tijuana Cross-border Terminal in Otay Mesa will give direct access to Tijuana International Airport, with passengers walking across the U.S.–Mexico border on a footbridge to catch their flight on the Mexican side.

See also[edit]


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: list of airports in california with airport code