Flights to Carlsbad

While we know California is a dream, there’s other destinations out there that can exceed your travel expectations. Experience outdoor recreation like never before by spending the winter and summer seasons in Taos, New Mexico. Fly semi-private from Carlsbad to Taos via Taos Air operated by Advanced Air and take advantage of all this city has to offer.

Destination Info

McClellan-Palomar Airport

McClellan-Palomar Airport
Main Terminal
2198 Palomar Airport Rd,
Carlsbad, CA 92008


Arrival Time

All passengers and baggage must be checked in no later than 45 mins minutes prior to scheduled departure time; failure to do so may result in denied boarding.


Located inside the main terminal.

Ground Transportation

La Costa Limousine
(760) 438-4455

Yellow Cab of North County:
(760) 444-4444

Rental Cars
Go Rentals Carlsbad (CRQ)
2100 Palomar Airport Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 795-9955

Ridesharing is highly encouraged. Uber and lift are readily available.


The 30-day parking lots may be accessed directly from the front of the terminal via the access road, or from Camino Vida Robles (one junction west of current airport main entrance) to Owens Avenue. Turn right onto Owens and the entrance to the parking area is at the top of the road. Parking is $5.00 per day and is payable by cash or credit card.

2-Hour Parking
When entering the airport, make an immediate left turn then right, to the small 2-Hour lot immediately in front of the terminal. Handicapped parking is also available in this area. Parking continues to be free.

Additional Parking
Alongside the airport's access road there is additional free 2-Hour, 4-Hour, and All Day (no overnight) parking that is available to the public

Airport Map

Flights to Carlsbad From...


Taos Regional Airport


Mammoth Yosemite Airport

The Taos Air Carlsbad Experience

(Taos Air is operated by Advanced Air)


No lines, no TSA, and no baggage fees: we’ve made traveling to Carlsbad just as fun as the city itself.


Taos Air operated by Advanced Air prioritizes your individual flight experience. Our semi-private flights to Carlsbad are limited in passenger size to avoid any crowds.

Carlsbad Must-Dos

A visit to Carlsbad never feels long enough, and it’s necessary to come back and visit often due to the city’s many seasonal events!

Top Attractions

Legoland, San Diego Safari Park, and Seaworld are just a few of the incredible attractions accessible by Carlsbad — all of which offer incredibly memorable experiences.


The North Carlsbad Beaches, Terramar Beach, Tamarack-State Beach, South State Beach, and South Ponto Beach are ideal for enjoying a day in the sun.

Cultural Spots

Carlsbad offers plenty of arts and culture, and those visiting often stop by the Museum of Making Music, Cannon Art Gallery, and various seasonal Village events.