Flights to San Diego

Fly into Carlsbad, one of San Diego’s best-kept secrets! This San Diego beach town provides access to countless opportunities for fun. Savor miles of spectacular coastline, enjoy world-class attractions like the San Diego Zoo, and explore the cultural, dining, and entertainment draws of downtown San Diego. Bonus: Our semi-private service from Mammoth and Taos gives you the ability to hop from coastal paradise to mountain wonderlands with ease.

Flights to San Diego From...

TSM

Taos Regional Airport

MMH

Mammoth Yosemite Airport

San Diego Must-Dos

A visit to Carlsbad/San Diego never feels long enough, and it’s necessary to come back and visit often due to the region’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.

Beaches

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.

Flower Fields

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch is a fifty-acre sprawling rainbow of ranunculus flowers. This explosion of color is set on a hillside overlooking Carldbad’s picturesque coastline.

Airport Info

McClellan-Palomar Airport

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

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Arrival Time

Passengers should plan to arrive 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure. All passengers and baggage must be checked in no later than 30 mins minutes prior to scheduled departure time; failure to do so may result in denied boarding. Should you require any additional assistance with check-in, please allow additional time.

Check-In

Located inside the main terminal.

Ground Transportation

Taxi
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

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

Parking

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