Posts Categorized: Airports

San Diego International Airport San Diego's Primary airport is ideally located only 2 minutes from downtown. This international airport has frequent flights to Mexico, the Orient, and destinations worldwide. Its recent renovations enable travelers to catch flights without the hassle common of other airports in the United States.

McClellan-Palomar Airport in North County

McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad

McClellan-Palomar Airport is North County’s regional airport located in Carlsbad at 2198 Palomar Airport Road (760-431-4646). It is also home to a brand new state of the art $24 million green terminal featuring wide open front windows. The terminal include a spacious lobby, boarding lounge areas and the latest in modern airport technology and Wi-Fi… Read more »

Gillespie Field Is San Diego’s Largest Airport

Gillespie Field

Gillespie Field is the oldest and largest of San Diego County’s eight airports. It includes not just runways, towers, and a terminal, but many airport-related businesses as well. It is comfortably located in the northwest corner of El Cajon, off Bradley & Highway 67, 10 miles north east of Downtown San Diego, at 1960 Joe… Read more »

San Diego International Airport Is Located Only Two Minutes From Downtown San Diego

San Diego International Airport

Other than by car, the most popular mode of transportation is airline travel. One incredible aspect that makes San Diego such an appealing destination is that its airport is only a mile and a half from Downtown San Diego, the PETCO Ballpark and a myriad of attractions, adventures and restaurants. At the same time, it’s… Read more »

Jacumba Airport is Used Mainly as an Operation Area for Gliders, Especially on Weekends

Jacumba Airport was acquired from the federal government in 1953. The airport is unattended and unlighted. It is used mainly as an operation area for gliders, especially on weekends. Flying over, or driving by on Interstate 8, you might miss tiny Jacumba. But hundreds of soaring enthusiasts know the airport and some even know where… Read more »

Ocotillo Airport in the Anza-Borrego Desert is a Great Way For Pilots to Visit this Remote Area

Golden rays of dawn peek over an eastern knoll warming away the early morning chill. From the west, the smell of breakfast wafts across a hard-packed dry lakebed. Gradually, the sapphire sky, with its pinholes of starlight, dissolves to deep azure. Ocotillo Wells. Here in the Anza-Borrego Desert life is best lived from September to… Read more »

Agua Caliente Airport is a Popular East San Diego County Airport North of Interstate 8

Agua Caliente Airstrip is north of Interstate 8, on County Highway S2, 95 miles east of San Diego. The County Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has leased State lands for park and recreational purposes, namely the Agua Caliente Springs County Park, since before 1988. In 2008, DPR entered into a new 20-year operating agreement… Read more »

Ramona Airport is an Aviation Center for San Diego’s Inland and Mountain Communities

With an annual average temperature of 71 degrees, nearly 340 days of ideal flying weather and its proximity to North County business and recreation centers, Ramona Airport is an ideal destination for work or pleasure. With just over 164,000 operations (takeoffs and landings) each year, Ramona is the third busiest facility among the County of… Read more »