General Aviation Airports


San Diego offers a number of airports for private plane travel. Below, you will find general location information, Google Maps, and web site links for each of the airports.

Here is an overview of airport and airstrip facilities in San Diego County and links for additional information. To learn more about nearby tourist attractions, select a location from the ‘Related Themes’ section at the bottom of this post.

San Diego Metropolitan Area Airports

Lindbergh Field – General aviation services are available at the main San Diego airport with Schubach Aviation (formerly Jim’s Air); Located adjacent to downtown San Diego; Google Map.

Montgomery Field – Located eight miles north of downtown San Diego in Kearny Mesa; Google Map.

Gillespie Field – Located on the eastern outskirts of San Diego in El Cajon; Many aviation support services; Trolley Station for the Orange and Green Lines is on the western perimeter of the airport. (See San Diego Transit Information for more details on the Trolley.) Google Map.

Brown Field – Located in the southeastern outskirts of San Diego near Otay Mesa; U.S. Customs Office; Google Map.

North County Airports

Palomar Airport – Located near highway I-5 in Carlsbad with close proximity to the North County beaches, golf resorts, and LEGOLAND; Commuter service available to Los Angeles; Google Map.

Ramona Airport – Fully staffed control tower; Fly into rural San Diego and then have easy access to all of San Diego’s attractions; Google Map.

Fallbrook Airpark – Located near highway I-15 and Temecula Valley Wine Region; Google Map.

Desert Airports

Borrego Valley Airport – Located in Borrego Springs; Middle of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park near the Tourist Information Center; Google Map.

Ocotillo Airstrip – Located in Ocotillo Wells; Eastern portion of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park; Google Map.

Agua Caliente Airstrip – Located in Agua Caliente Hot Springs; Southern portion of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park; Google Map

Jacumba Airstrip – Located in Jacumba; Southern Tip of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on the Mexican border; Popular for Sail Planes; Google Map.

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