Private Airports in San Francisco

Private Airports in the San Francisco Bay Area

The heart of the nation’s technology sector, the SF Bay Area is home to a variety of the world’s top tech companies, most notably around the South Bay in the region known as “Silicon Valley“.

The Bay Area is also one of the most popular tourist destinations along the pacific coast. In fact, the SF Bay tourism industry is stronger than its ever been, according to a report from Visit California, who recorded more than $33 billion spent by visitors in 2015, making it the largest regional contributor to California’s tourism revenue, with the state’s annual total coming in at $122 billion.

Between all of executive and luxury travel in and around San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, as well Napa, Sonoma, and Silicon Valley, there are a variety of private airports in SF available for your flight, including private terminals in the Bay Areas’s major commercial and private aviation airports. After arriving via private jet, quick helicopter transfers can be arranged for the fastest, most convenient travel across the Bay Area.

Need a short charter flight from one end of the bay to the other? We can arrange executive charters and leisure flights on turboprops and pistons that can arrive/depart using airfields in Palo Alto, Petaluma, and more. There also more than a dozen general and private airports available, allowing you to arrive/depart closer to your office, meeting, resort, or special event.

So which one is best suited for your flight? Let’s take a look at all of your options, starting with the international airports:

(KSFO, SFO) San Francisco International Airport – San Francisco, CA

(KOAK, OAK) Oakland International Airport – Oakland, CA

Airports for Private Flights to the SF Bay Area

(KSJC, SJC) San Jose International Airport – San Jose, CA

Silicon Valley air charter at San Jose Intl

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SF Bay Area Towered Airports for Private Flights

The following airports serve enough aircraft traffic to have an air traffic control tower on-site, and are assigned Class D airspace. Private jets can utilize any airport equipped with a runway measuring 5,000 feet or longer; for airports with shorter runways, clients can charter a piston or turboprop aircraft for their flight.

(KPAO, PAO) Palo Alto Airport – Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, CA

(KCCR, CCR) Concord/Buchanan Field Airport – Concord, Contra Costa County, CA

(KHWD, HWD) Hayward Executive Airport – Hayward, Alameda County, CA

(KLVK, LVK) Livermore Municipal Airport – Livermore, Alameda County, CA

(KAPC, APC) Napa County Airport – Napa, Napa County, CA

(KRHV, RHV) Reid-Hillview Airport – San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA

(KSQL, SQL) San Carlos Airport – San Carlos, San Mateo County, CA

(KSTS, STS) Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport – Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA

(KSCK, SCK) Stockton Metropolitan Airport – Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA

Non-Towered General Aviation Airfields in the SF Bay Area

The following airports do not have control towers but are listed as public-use, and are listed as Class E airspace for those with an FAA-published instrument approach procedure, or Class G airspace otherwise. Pilots must announce runway and airspace usage via radio.

(KDVO, DVO) Gnoss Field – Novato, Marin County, CA
Rwy: 3,300′

(KHAF, HAF) Half Moon Bay Airport – Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County, CA
Rwy: 5,000′ | FBO: 1 available

(KHES, HES) Healdsburg Municipal – Healdsburg, Sonoma County, CA
Rwy: 2,652′

(KCVH, CVH) Hollister Municipal – Hollister, San Benito County, CA
Rwy: 6,350′

(KVCB, VCB) Nut Tree Airport – Vacaville, Solano County, CA
Rwy: 4,700′

(KWVI, WVI) Watsonville Municipal – Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, CA
Rwy: 4,501′

(2O3) Angwin-Parrett Field – Angwin, Napa County, CA
Rwy: 3,217′

(C83) Byron Airport – Byron, Contra Costa County, CA
Rwy: 4,500′
FBO: 1 available

(O60) Cloverdale Municipal – Cloverdale, Sonoma County, CA
Rwy: 2,909′

(O69) Petaluma Municipal – Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA
Rwy: 3,602′

(O88) Rio Vista Municipal – Rio Vista, Solano County, CA
Rwy: 4,200′

(0Q9) Sonoma Skypark – Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA
Rwy: 2,480′

(0Q3) Sonoma Valley Airport – Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA
Rwy: 2,700′

(E16) San Martin Airport – San Martin, Santa Clara County, CA
Rwy: 3,100′

(CA35) San Rafael Airport – San Rafael, Marin County, CA
Rwy: 2,700′

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Have questions regarding the private airports available for your charter flight to the San Francisco Bay Area? Call us at 1-888-987-JETS (5387) or e-mail us with any questions about your flight, or to receive a free charter quote!