Aviation

Overview

SCAG’s Aviation Program is responsible for developing the aviation element of the Regional Transportation Plan, gathering data and conducting research on aviation trends and issues, collaborating with airports and partner agencies (e.g. Federal Aviation Administration, Caltrans Division of Aeronautics) on airport ground access and aviation systems planning, staffing the Aviation Technical Advisory Committee, and providing information and data to the Transportation Committee.

View SCAG Aviation and Airport GIS Data

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Aviation Statistics & Analysis

Explore historical and current data from each SCAG commercial airport. Air passengers, tons of air cargo and aircraft operations information is collected on a monthly basis (and compiled annually).

SCAG Commercial Airport System Map
SCAG Region (BUR,SNA, LGB, LAX, ONT, PSP)
Bob Hope (BUR)
John Wayne (SNA)
Long Beach (LGB)
Los Angeles International (LAX)
Ontario International (ONT)
Palmdale Regional (PMD)
Palm Springs International (PSP)

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Aviation Related Links and Resources

Information about aviation systems planning and research, and some of the airports in our region, can be found on the following websites.

A–C

Aero Club of Southern California
Aero Club of Southern California: Promotes aviation leadership and innovation in Southern California.

Aero Club of Southern California
Aero Club of Southern California: Promotes aviation leadership and innovation in Southern California. Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP): part of the National Academies, they conduct research and provide guidance for near-term issues facing the aviation industry.

Airports Council International (ACI)
Airports Council International (ACI): trade organization that represents airports world wide.

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE): trade organization that provides training and representation to aviation professionals.

Caltrans Division of Aeronautics
Caltrans Division of Aeronautics: conducts safety inspections of airports in California and provides guidance on land use compatibility near airports.

D–F

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): regulates the air transportation system in the United States to ensure safety and efficiency.

G–I

Imperial County – Brawley Airport (BWC)
Brawley Airport (BWC) The airport is owned and operated by the City of Brawley.

Imperial County – Calexico International Airport (CXL)
Calexico International Airport (CXL) This airport provides U.S. Customs and Border Patrol inspectors for international arriving aircraft daily between 8am and 5pm.

Imperial County – Calipatria Airport (CLR)
Calipatria Airport (CLR) The airport is located 180 feet below sea level.

Imperial County – Imperial County Airport (IPL)
Imperial County Airport (IPL) The only commercial service airport located in Imperial County.

International Air Transport Association (IATA)
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports aviation with global standards for airline safety, security, efficiency and sustainability.

International Civil Aeronautics Organization (ICAO)
International Civil Aeronautics Organization (ICAO): an agency of the United Nations they set safe and orderly standards for international airport development.

J–L

Los Angeles County – Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR)
Hollywood Burbank Airport (formerly Bob Hope Airport) This medium hub commercial airport is served by 29 Metrolink and 10 Amtrak trains daily.

Los Angeles County – Brackett Field (POC)
Brackett Field (POC) The airport was constructed in 1940 and named after Dr. Frank Brackett, a flying enthusiast and faculty member of nearby Pomona College.

Los Angeles County – Cable Airport (CCB)
An image of the Cable Airport airport c. 1945.

Los Angeles County – Compton/Woodley Airport (CPM)
Compton/Woodley Airport (CPM) This general aviation airport is coneviently located near StubHub Center and CSU Dominguez Hills.

Los Angeles County – El Monte Airport (EMT)
El Monte Airport (EMT) Originally constructed in 1936, the airport has been owned and operated by the County of Los Angeles since 1969.

Los Angeles County – General William J. Fox Airfield (WJF)
General William J. Fox Airfield (WJF) The airport is home to the U.S. Department of Forestry local air tanker base. General William J. Fox Airfield (WJF)

Los Angeles County – Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)
Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR) This general aviation airport offers a free shuttle to LAX.

Los Angeles County – Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Long Beach Airport (LGB) In 2012 the airport recently opened a new modern, comfortable and inviting passenger terminal.

Los Angeles County – Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) More people start their trips at LAX than any other airport in the world.

Los Angeles County – Palmdale Airport (PMD)
Palmdale Airport (PMD) The airport is owned by the City of Palmdale.

Los Angeles County – Santa Monica Airport (SMO)
Santa Monica Airport (SMO) The airport has two free and easily accessible viewing areas where the public is invited to watch aviation activity.

Los Angeles County – Torrance Airport- Zamperini Field (TOA)
Torrance Airport- Zamperini Field (TOA) The airport is the headquarters for Robinson Helicopters, the largest manufacturer of private helicopters in the United States.

Los Angeles County - Van Nuys Airport (VNY)
Van Nuys Airport (VNY) The Van Nuys Airport is a major employer in the San Fernando Valley, supporting more than 12,000 jobs.

Los Angeles County – Whiteman Airport (WHP)
Whiteman Airport (WHP) Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, Whiteman Airport facilitates over 80,000 general aviation take-offs and landings each year.

M–O

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA): trade organization that supports companies who rely on using general aviation for success in business.

Orange County – Fullerton Municipal Airport (FUL)
Fullerton Municipal Airport (FUL) The airport’s motto is “Fly Friendly”.

Orange County - John Wayne Airport (SNA)
John Wayne Airport (SNA) The only commercial service airport in Orange County, the airport has nonstop service to over 20 destinations.

P–R

Riverside County – Banning Municipal Airport (BNG)
Banning Municipal Airport (BNG) The airport has a single 5,200 foot runway.

Riverside County – Bermuda Dunes Airport (UDD)
Bermuda Dunes Airport (UDD)

Riverside County – Chiriaco Summit Airport (L77)
Chiriaco Summit Airport (L77) The airport is located at the summit between the Coachella Valley and Desert Center, adjacent to I-10.

Riverside County – Flabob Airport (RIR)
Flabob Airport (RIR) Founded in 1925, the airport is the 7th oldest in California.

Riverside County – French Valley Airport (F70)
French Valley Airport (F70) The airport is conveniently located to the Old Town Temecula Historic District and the charm of Southern California’s Wine Country.

Riverside County – Hemet- Ryan Airport (HMT)
Hemet- Ryan Airport (HMT) The airport is located in the San Jacinto Valley and provides access to the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto.

Riverside County – March Inland Port (RIV)
March Inland Port (RIV) Features the longest runway in California, measuring 13,300 feet.

Riverside County – Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) Named one of the Top 10 U.S. “Most Stress Free” airports by smartertravel.com

Riverside County – Perris Valley Airport (L65)
Perris Valley Airport (L65) Home to the largest fleet of skydiving aircraft on the West Coast.

S–U

San Bernardino County – Apple Valley (APV)
Apple Valley (APV) The airport features two asphalt runways and is the gateway to the high desert.

San Bernardino County – Baker Airport (0O2)
Baker Airport (0O2) This airport is located at the entrance to Death Valley and is approximately 50 miles from the Nevada state line.

San Bernardino County – Barstow Daggett Airport (DAG)
Barstow Daggett Airport (DAG) The airport is ideally located to support military training at the Fort Irwin National Training Center.

San Bernardino County – Chino Airport (CNO)
Chino Airport (CNO) Within a 30minute drive from Chino are many of the nation’s fastest growing and most profitable companies and some of the most sought out tourist destinations.

San Bernardino County – Ontario International Airport (ONT)
Ontario International Airport (ONT) Ontario International Airport has seven passenger airlines that offer over 420 flights per week.

San Bernardino County – San Bernardino International Airport (SBD)
San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) The airport has appeared in numerous Hollywood productions including The Fast and the Furious, The Aviator and Terminator 3.

San Bernardino County – Southern California Logistics Airport (VCV)
Southern California Logistics Airport (VCV) The former George Air Force Base boasts 360 days per year of Visual Flight Rule (VFR) conditions.

Southwest Chapter of AAAE
Southwest Chapter of AAAE: regional chapter of AAAE that focuses on issues facing California and adjacent states.

Transportation Research Board (TRB) Aviation Systems Planning: Information Research Center
This website provides a gateway to information and resources pertaining to planning activities in aviation from airport master planning at the local level, through regional and state airport planning, to national airport system planning.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA): strengthens the security of the transportation system in the United States through a risk-based analysis of screening passengers, baggage and cargo.

United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS): Collects and compiles aviation data related to a variety of customer service and performance metrics.

V–Z

Ventura County – Camarillo Airport (CMA)
Camarillo Airport (CMA) The airport sits on 670 acres and has one 6,010 foot concrete runway.

Ventura County - Oxnard Airport (OXR)
Oxnard Airport (OXR) The Oxnard Airport has been a Ventura County asset for over 65 years.  Oxnard Airport (OXR)

Ventura County – Santa Paula Airport (SZP)
Santa Paula Airport (SZP) Santa Paula Airport has a non-standard approach pattern. Please make sure to fly safe!